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Eckardt, Patricia N.; Giouroukakis, Vicky – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
This hypothesis-generating research study sought to provide further insight into the impact of co-teaching experiences on pedagogical approaches and student conceptual understanding in a graduate, adolescent literacy course. Two professors and 21 students participated in this qualitative study. Collected over the course of a semester, data…
Descriptors: Team Teaching, Teaching Methods, Graduate Students, Literacy Education
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Gorleku, Marcellus; Brancaccio, Sabrina; Campbell, James R. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2018
This paper discusses the role and influences of parental involvement and student's motivation on growth mindset. The participants in this study were from three Catholic middle schools in Ghana: One rural all-girls school (N=268); a suburban school (N=448); and an urban school (N=200). Respondents completed Campbell's Inventory of Parental…
Descriptors: Family Influence, Student Attitudes, Junior High School Students, Parent Participation
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Beck, Paula D. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
The current study by Beck (2014) investigated whether any relationship exists between a cross-section of 48 fourth-grade elementary-school students and their artistic judgments regarding the seven elements of art: color, form, line, shape, space, texture, and value. Each of these elements of art affects our senses and might offer a better…
Descriptors: Grade 4, Elementary School Students, Art, Student Diversity
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McNamara, Barry E. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
The nature of bullying and the proliferation of bully prevention programs for schools is well-documented. Research indicates that the most effective programs are those that are implemented school-wide. Forty-nine states have passed some type of legislation that deals with bully-prevention in schools. Clearly, schools throughout the country are…
Descriptors: Bullying, Disabilities, Educational Practices, Peer Relationship
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Kamoru, Usman; Ramon, Olosunde Gbolagade – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2017
This study examined the relationship between self-concept, attitude of the students towards mathematics, and math achievement. Also, this study investigated the influence of study habits on achievement; study habits on attitude of students to mathematics. The influence of gender and self-concept and study habit group on achievement and attitude…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction
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Verga, Christopher; Murillo, Leo; Toulon, Errol D.; Morote, Elsa-Sofia; Perry, S. Marshall – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
This quantitative study explored criminal justice college students' satisfaction with the police. 176 college students in Suffolk County, Long Island and New York City participated in a survey. The study examined the extent to which satisfaction with the local police department differs by location (urban and suburban), gender (female and male),…
Descriptors: College Students, Police Community Relationship, Comparative Analysis, Racial Differences
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Seirup, Holly J.; Tirotta, Rose; Blue, Elfreda – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
As online education continues to grow, understanding faculty and student perceptions seems to be an imperative piece of the decision to continue to expand online offerings. The purpose of this study was to review faculty and students perceptions of online learning and to gain an understanding of the current status of distance education. This study…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Distance Education, Intermode Differences, Student Surveys
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Bashant, Jennifer L. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
Why is hope such an important concept for schools to consider? Research has clearly demonstrated that more hopeful students perform better in school and in life than less hopeful students. Hopeful thought reflects the belief that one can find pathways to desired goals and become motivated to use those pathways. As a result, hope drives the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Student Attitudes, Positive Attitudes, Well Being
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Perry, S. Marshall; Catapano, Michael; Ramon, Olosunde Gbolagade – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
This paper explores the relationships among attitudes toward mathematics, teaching, and academic achievement in mathematics. Based on the contextual and social nature of academic self-concept, two complementary studies are discussed. The first study from the northeastern United States examined the relationships among these variables in 84 high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes, High School Students
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Hall, Rose A. – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2016
During the 2013-2014 school year, a case study on parent involvement was conducted at an elementary school in Florida's Broward County, the 9th largest school district in our nation. The study's goal was to identify a systematic schema for evaluating parent involvement in the school lives of students that would allow researchers to examine the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation
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Rao, Harika – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
The purpose of the research was to understand the latest job skill requirements for undergraduates from the real world as perceived by the students themselves and their career counselors at a university in South Florida. The study intended to provide relevant inputs to enhance the marketability of the undergraduate students by seamless…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Labor Needs, Undergraduate Students, Thinking Skills
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Mester, Dana C.; Spruill, Sherill A.; Giani, Joseph; Morote, Elsa-Sofia; Inserra, Albert – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
This study explored the perceptions of teacher-student relationships and personal student safety differences between Caucasian and African-American middle school students. The research was conducted using a survey in a suburban middle class school on Long Island, New York. Twenty-eight of 176 Caucasian students were chosen through random sampling…
Descriptors: Safety, Teacher Student Relationship, Middle School Students, Middle School Teachers
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Tahir, Khazima – Journal for Leadership and Instruction, 2015
The purpose of this study was to contrast undergraduate students' descriptions about transformational teaching practices, and student deep learning in bachelor English programs in selected universities within Pakistan. This study utilized a survey to gather responses from five hundred and twenty three students. A paired sample t test was utilized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Teaching Methods, English Literature