Education

Nov 21 2017

NEA – Research on Early Childhood Education #childhood #education

#childhood education # Research on Early Childhood Education Economist Robert G. Lynch found that investment in high quality prekindergarten programs generates billions of dollars in economic and other benefits for the federal and state governments. The study, Enriching Children, Enriching the Nation. published by the nonpartisan Economic Policy Institute, shows huge benefits whether programs are universal or targeted to three- and four-year-old children from poor families. Enriching Children, Enriching the Nation (May 2007) – EPI. A longitudinal study of participants in a Chicago public schools program serving preK through third grade students reported that at age 24 program participants had …

Nov 11 2017

Writing – Research #academic #websites #for #students

#academic websites for students # Helpful Writing Research Websites What’s an Ichabod? Learn More about what an Ichabod is Washburn’s mascot, the Ichabod, honors the school’s early benefactor, Ichabod Washburn, a 19th century Massachusetts industrialist. The original design of the studious-looking, tuxedo-clad figure was created in 1938 by Bradbury Thompson (ba ’34), who became an internationally acclaimed graphic artist. Design wasn’t Thompson’s only consideration. To the stylized Ichabod the artist attributed the qualities of “. courage and enthusiasm, as shown by his brisk walk. He is democratic and courteous, for he tips his hat as he passes. Sincere in his …

Nov 10 2017

International Journal of Educational Research #educational #research

#educational research # International Journal of Educational Research International Journal of Educational Research Journal Metrics Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.511 ℹ Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):2015: 1.511SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.893 ℹ SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):2015: 0.893SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact. Impact Factor: 1.244 ℹ …

Nov 10 2017

CEDR – Center for Education Data – Research #educational #research

#educational research # Welcome Educational productivity advancements are possible through continuous learning, but there is often a disjuncture between education research, policy, and practice. This arises for myriad reasons and results in fragmented efforts to improve the system. Researchers often focus on questions that are not linked to a specific policy or decision point, and therefore not immediately relevant to policymakers or practitioners on the ground. And work that might be useful is not always disseminated in broadly accessible formats or venues. As a consequence, policymakers and practitioners are often swayed by politics or institutional norms, and when confronted with …

Nov 10 2017

Educational Research Jobs – American Educational Research Association #educational #research

#educational research # Career Center AERA’s more than 25,000 members are faculty, researchers, graduate students, post doc and other distinguished professionals with rich and diverse expertise in education research. They work in a range of settings from universities and other academic institutions to research institutes, federal and state agencies, school systems, testing companies, and nonprofit organizations. Based on their research, they produce and disseminate knowledge, refine methods and measures, and stimulate translation and practical application of research results. The AERA Online Job Board is the premier site for education research job opportunities, connecting qualified candidates and hiring employers. Job seekers …

Nov 10 2017

Educational Foundations and Research #educational #research

#educational research # Educational Foundations and Research Educational Foundations and Research is a dynamic department offering programs for educators and professionals interested in educational foundations, research, and/or evaluation. We offer a Masters of Science (MS) in Educational Studies and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) with tracks in (1) Educational Foundations and (2) Educational Research. EFR faculty members and students seek to affirm multiple voices and multiple perspectives. We are committed to preparing educational professionals to function as engaged citizens in a diverse and complex world. We are interactive and constructivist teachers who bring our research into the classroom and the …

Nov 9 2017

Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR) #interactive #learning #education

#interactive learning education # Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR) #4 Journal Ranking in Learning Research (H-Index). About JILR The Journal of Interactive Learning Research (JILR) publishes papers related to the underlying theory, design, implementation, effectiveness, and impact on education and training of the following interactive learning environments: authoring systems, cognitive tools for learning computer-assisted language learning computer-based assessment systems, computer-based training computer-mediated communications, computer-supported collaborative learning distributed learning environments, electronic performance support systems interactive learning environments, interactive multimedia systems interactive simulations and games, intelligent agents on the Internet intelligent tutoring systems, microworlds, virtual reality based learning systems Indexed in …

Nov 8 2017

5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014: NPR Ed: NPR #best #articles #on #education

#best articles on education # 5 Lessons Education Research Taught Us In 2014 Studies, research papers, doctoral dissertations, conference presentations — each year academia churns out thousands of pieces of research on education. And for many of them, that’s the end of it. They gather dust in the university library or languish in some forgotten corner of the Internet. A few, though, find their way into the hands of teachers, principals and policymakers. Each year the American Educational Research Association — a 99-year-old national research society — puts out a list of its 10 most-read articles. We’ve looked over that …

Nov 6 2017

National Center for Education Research (NCER) Home Page, a part of the U #education #companies

#education companies # A collection of available data, videos, training materials, and more designed for active researchers. FY2016 Funded Grants IES recently awarded 82 new grants in Education Research. Learn more about the new 2016 grants and IES Research Grant program areas. A Compendium of Math and Science Research Funded by NCER and NCSER: 2002 2013 Between 2002 and 2013, the Institute of Education Sciences (Institute) funded over 300 projects focused on math and science through the National Center for Education Research (NCER) and the National Center for Special Education Research (NCSER). Together, researchers funded by NCER and NCSER have …

Oct 13 2017

PolyU FB – MBA Descriptions- Faculty of Business, PolyU HK #aacsb, #equis, #business #leadership, #business

# Subject Descriptions Core Management Subjects Accounting for Managers (AF5108) Introduce basic financial accounting concepts and principals Introduce accounting methods in recording transactions Understand the information on financial statements This subject enables students to understand theories and frameworks which help to formulate the business analytics strategy of a firm, and to critically think on the tactics of the implementation issues. Ability to communicate is also addressed. Through equipping students with a solid understanding and critical thinking mindset of the principles, methods and technologies for business analytics, students can apply business intelligence tools to effectively address various issues faced by organizations, …