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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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Jansen-van Vuuren, Ross D.; Buchanan, Malcolm S.; McKenzie, Ross H. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2103
The ability of developing countries to provide a sound tertiary chemical education is a key ingredient to the improvement of living standards and economic development within these countries. However, teaching undergraduate experimental chemistry and building research capacity in institutions based within these countries involves formidable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Chemistry, Science Education
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Krassadaki, Evangelia; Lakiotaki, Kleanthi; Matsatsinis, Nilolaos F. – Industry and Higher Education, 2103
It is remarkable how often academic staff discover students' weaknesses in expressing their thoughts in written and oral contexts, and in team working. To examine these weaknesses, a study was conducted in 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 of students taking an engineering course. Students self-reported an initial high level of weakness in both…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Engineering, Engineering Education, Communication Skills
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Creasy, Rob – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2013
Higher education in further education colleges has a long history and has expanded in recent years. However, higher education in further education colleges is often treated as being unproblematic. This paper rejects the argument that higher education is simply a level of study, noting that it is a contested concept. As such, the paper seeks to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Colleges, Adult Education
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Howe, Kenneth R. – Theory and Research in Education, 2014
This article largely agrees with John White's characterizations of the relationships among philosophy of education, philosophy more generally, and the conventional world. It then extends what White identifies as the fundamental problem that should now be occupying philosophy of education--the irreconcilable opposition between education for…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Policy, Democratic Values, Educational Research
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Tisdell, Elizabeth J. – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2014
This chapter discusses some of the assumptions of financial education, and then considers the role of emotions, beliefs, and attitudes in culturally responsive financial education practice.
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Practices, Attitudes, Influences
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Matthews, Julie – Australian Educational Researcher, 2013
A remarkable feature of the sociology of education is its proliferation under a broad gamut of research themes and topics. Understanding the relationship of education to social reproduction and social change are pivotal to the sociology of education, and have fruitfully informed research in fields such as gender and education, vocational education…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Lifelong Learning, Vocational Education, Foreign Countries
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Mulcahy, D. G. – Irish Educational Studies, 2012
This article considers the conceptualization of physical education as a Leaving Certificate Examination subject and the place of physical education in a liberal education. Special attention is given to the conceptual evolution of physical education and its intrinsic educational values and to the developments in the idea of a liberal education over…
Descriptors: Physical Education, General Education, Teacher Certification, Exit Examinations
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Lund, Jacalyn – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation & Dance, 2013
In our concern about making physical education classes more active, has the message about activity overshadowed the message about helping students learn something in physical education?
Descriptors: Physical Education, Learning Activities, Behavioral Objectives, Educational Practices
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Miedema, Siebren; Bertram-Troost, Gerdien – Religious Education, 2014
In this article the authors outline a core concern regarding the importance of intertwining the three forms of education: citizenship education, worldview education, and human rights education. Secondly, they take a transformative view within a critical-pragmatic pedagogy with the aim of strengthening the potential for social engagement,…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Ideology, World Views, Civil Rights
Ezeudu, F. O.; Ofoegbu, T. O.; Anyaegbunnam, N. J. – Online Submission, 2013
This paper discussed the need to restructure STM (science, technology, and mathematics) education to reflect entrepreneurship. This is because the present STM education has not achieved its aim of making graduates self-reliant. Entrepreneurship education if introduced in the STM education will produce graduate who can effectively manage their…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Entrepreneurship, STEM Education, Secondary School Curriculum
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Tigistu, Kassahun – Childhood Education, 2013
Despite claims about the significance of early childhood education in improving later outcomes in an individual's life, this stage of development has not received sufficient attention by education systems across the world. Until recently, early education or preschool education did not come under the purview of the formal education system in most…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Educational History, Child Care
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Shuler, Scott C. – Arts Education Policy Review, 2014
Changes in education policy--particularly at the federal and state levels--during the current era of ideologically and profit-driven "education reform" threaten balanced education in general and music/arts education in particular. Emerging answers to a number of pivotal questions will determine the future of the arts, arts education, and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Music Education, Educational Policy, Advocacy
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Alegre, Miquel Àngel; Benito, Ricard – European Journal of Education, 2014
This article examines how certain contextual factors explain levels of education attainment and participation amongst youths in 30 European countries, whilst also exploring the scope for action of education policy when dealing with these issues. Through simple OLS regressions, we first evaluate the impact of a group of contextual indicators on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Regression (Statistics), Educational Indicators
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Alok, Kumar – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2012
Education reforms, considering their significance, deserve better methods than mere "trial and error." This article conceptualizes a network of six anchors for education reforms: education policy, education system, curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, and teacher education. It establishes the futility to reform anchors in isolation and anticipates…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Accountability
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Szymanski, Sharon; Wells, Richard – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2013
Labor studies can play a unique role in today's increasingly corporatized higher education.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Commercialization, Labor Education, Educational Change
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