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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Kezar, Adrianna – Innovative Higher Education, 2001
Reviews implications of Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences for higher education: responding to increased access, the necessity of meeting the needs of diverse users, and the accountability movement. (EV)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Accountability, College Students, Diversity (Student)
Tahriri, Abdorreza; Divsar, Hoda – Journal of Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics, 2011
Increasing attention paid to learner-centered pedagogy in recent years has highlighted the examination of intelligence and language learning strategies (LLSs) among others. This study explores EFL learners' perceived use of language learning strategies across various intelligence types as reflected in Gardner's 1983 Multiple Intelligences Theory.…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Language Usage, Multiple Intelligences, Learning Strategies
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Allen, Scott J.; Shankman, Marcy Levy; Miguel, Rosanna F. – Journal of Leadership Education, 2012
Emotionally intelligent leadership (EIL) theory combines relevant models, theories, and research in the areas of emotional intelligence (EI) and leadership. With an intentional focus on context, self and others, emotionally intelligent leaders facilitate the attainment of desired outcomes. The 21 capacities described by the theory equip…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Emotional Intelligence, Student Leadership, Theories
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Gupta, Anoop – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2012
An attempt is made to demonstrate if not the dispensability of Gardner's (1983) theory of multiple intelligences, at least that it is not foundational, to understanding what motivated Picasso's creative development. Gardner used the theory of multiple intelligences to account for the extraordinariness of various figures, including Picasso, who is…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Creative Development, Artists, Interpersonal Relationship
Moberg, Eric – Online Submission, 2009
The purpose of this paper is to present evidence that intelligence is dynamic and can be taught. The author reviews empirical studies, theoretical frameworks, qualitative research, and conceptual frameworks. Author employed several databases in a wide review of academic literature. There are many competing and complementary theories of…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Literature Reviews, Theories, Heredity
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Shim, Sungok Serena; Cho, YoonJung; Cassady, Jerrell – Journal of Experimental Education, 2013
This study investigated how teachers' achievement goals for teaching and implicit theories of their students' intelligence are associated with the goal structures that they create in their classrooms. Teachers ("N" = 209) reported their achievement goals for teaching (mastery, performance-approach goals, and…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Theories, Expectation, Goal Orientation
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Hanafin, Joan – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
This paper presents findings from an action research project that investigated the application of Multiple Intelligences (MI) theory in classrooms and schools. It shows how MI theory was used in the project as a basis for suggestions to generate classroom practices; how participating teachers evaluated the project; and how teachers responded to…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Action Research, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries
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Laughlin, Kevin; Foley, Andi – Journal of Adult Education, 2012
The "Intelligences That Plants Can Pass On" is an activity that involves several of Gardner's Multiple Intelligences and was designed for demonstrating the practical use of Multiple Intelligences in delivering education programs to all ages of learners. Instructions are provided for how to implement this activity, and the activity is linked to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Multiple Intelligences, Guides, Learning Activities
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Jones, Adrian – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2011
This paper considers the implications for higher education of recent work on narrative theory, distributed cognition and artificial intelligence. These perspectives are contrasted with the educational implications of Heidegger's ontological phenomenology [being-there and being-aware (Da-sein)] and with the classic and classical foundations of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foundations of Education, Artificial Intelligence, Phenomenology
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Lynch, Sharon A.; Warner, Laverne – Childhood Education, 2012
Defining intelligence is a puzzle that has challenged educators and researchers for years. More recently, professionals are acknowledging that individuals possess many facets of intelligence and that learning is a complex combination of genetic factors, environmental influences, and life experiences that affect learning in unique ways (Salvia,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Multiple Intelligences, Educational Principles, Educational Practices
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Groff, Jennifer S. – Harvard Educational Review, 2013
In this article, Jennifer Groff explores the role of the arts in education through the lens of current research in cognitive neuroscience and the impact of technology in today's digital world. She explains that although arts education has largely used multiple intelligences theory to substantiate its presence in classrooms and schools, this…
Descriptors: Art Education, Neurosciences, Cognitive Science, Multiple Intelligences
Hyland, Aine, Ed. – National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NJ1), 2011
The "Multiple Intelligences, Curriculum and Assessment Project" at University College Cork was a collaborative project carried out between 1995 and 1999. The key research question focused on whether Howard Gardner's theory of Multiple Intelligences could be applied to, and enhance, aspects of curriculum and assessment at primary and second level…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Action Research, Foreign Countries, Multiple Intelligences
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McFarlane, Donovan A. – College Quarterly, 2011
This paper examines the theory of Multiple Intelligences (MI) as the most viable and effective platform for 21st century educational and instructional methodologies based on the understanding of the value of diversity in today's classrooms and educational institutions, the unique qualities and characteristics of individual learners, the…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Definitions, Instructional Innovation, Educational Methods
Peariso, Jamon F. – Online Submission, 2008
Howard Gardner's Multiple Intelligences (MI) theory has been widely accepted in the field of education for the past two decades. Most educators have been subjugated to the MI theory and to the many issues that its implementation in the classroom brings. This is often done without ever looking at or being presented the critic's view or research on…
Descriptors: Multiple Intelligences, Learning Theories, Teaching Methods, Criticism
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Kappe, Rutger; van der Flier, Henk – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2012
This study investigated the combined predictive validity of intelligence and personality factors on multiple measures of academic achievement. Students in a college of higher education in the Netherlands (N = 137) completed a survey that measured intelligence, the Big Five personality traits, motivation, and four specific personality traits.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Intelligence, Higher Education, Grade Point Average
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