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Curry, Jennifer R.; Webb, Angela W.; Latham, Samantha J. – Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2016
The powerful nature of novice teachers' experiences in their first years of teaching has been well documented. However, the variance in novices' initial immersion in the school environment is largely dependent on perceived personal and professional support as well as the environmental inducements that lend to novice teachers' success in the…
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Beginning Teacher Induction, Alternative Teacher Certification, Work Environment
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Hulac, David; Benson, Nicholas; Nesmith, Matthew C.; Wollersheim Shervey, Sarah – Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2016
When behaviors are reinforced with a variable interval reinforcement schedule, reinforcement is available only after an unknown period of time. These types of reinforcement schedules are most useful for reinforcing slow and steady responding and for differentially reinforcing behaviors that are incompatible with some problematic behaviors. This…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Predictor Variables, Reinforcement, Intervals
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Hazeltine, Brian C.; Hernandez, David A. – Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2015
Bullying is a problem that has been studied in schools worldwide, but there is little research on bullying within Christian schools, a dearth which may stem from the assumption that Christian schools teach character traits that are inimical to bullying. Yet understanding the extent and nature of bullying in Christian schools may lead to a better…
Descriptors: Bullying, Christianity, Religious Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gee, Donna; Lesley, Mellinee; Matthews, Marian K. – Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2013
Because policymakers have a direct impact on schools, teachers, and therefore students, this study examined the discourse of policymakers in relation to their views on "quality" teaching. Findings from the study conclude the cultural models and discourses widely varied among policymakers. Their views were based on an idiosyncratic…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Discourse Analysis, Educational Quality, Models
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Roff, Kimberly A. – Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2012
This case study addressed a gap in literature by focusing on how teachers perceived the impact of mentoring programs on the support and collaboration of first-year teachers. A qualitative case study design was conducted using semistructured interviews and documents. A sample of 16 teachers from two different school districts in New York State…
Descriptors: Mentors, Beginning Teachers, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Rollison, Julia M.; Ludlow, Larry H.; Wallingford, Todd – Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of a Teaching American History professional development program on content knowledge and confidence and anxiety associated with teaching economic literacy. Two content assessments and a confidence and anxiety instrument were administered to teachers prior to and immediately following a 2-week…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Anxiety, Professional Development, History Instruction
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Linn, Diana; Hemmer, Lynn – Journal of Educational Research and Practice, 2011
This study examined the representational patterns of English language learners (ELLs) receiving special education services in school districts in a southeastern Texas region over a 7-year period. Results indicated that although relative risk ratios have decreased over time, the region as a whole continued to show overrepresentation of ELLs in…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Special Education, Disproportionate Representation, School Districts