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Bloom, Jennifer L.; Hutson, Bryant L.; He, Ye; Konkle, Erin – New Directions for Student Services, 2013
Appreciative education is presented as a framework for leading higher education institutions, delivering truly student-centered services, and guiding higher education professionals' interactions with students.
Descriptors: Higher Education, Learner Controlled Instruction, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Personnel Services
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Mather, Peter C.; Hulme, Eileen – New Directions for Student Services, 2013
This chapter presents a variety of resources for higher education professionals interested in applying appreciative education principles to their work.
Descriptors: Information Sources, Reading Lists, Psychology, Higher Education
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Heaney, Tom; Ramdeholl, Dianne – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2015
In this chapter, the editors review the contributions of each chapter to a vision for doctoral education viewed through the lens of the best practices of adult education.
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Best Practices, Adult Education
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Ide, Kanako – Ethics and Education, 2015
This article is an attempt to develop the idea of peace education for adults through the assumption that, compared to peace education for children, educational approaches for adults are as yet undeveloped. This article also assumes that the progress of educational approaches for adults is necessary to the further development of peace education for…
Descriptors: Peace, Adult Education, Educational Practices, Educational Strategies
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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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Umunadi, E. Kennedy – International Journal of Higher Education, 2014
This paper was designed to look at technical education curriculum and mode of implementation in Scotland in order to adopt the advantageous attributes of the Scottish technical education in Nigeria. The paper x-rayed the staff perceptions of technical education and its roles in Scotland; history of technical education before the advent of British…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Skill Development, Sustainability
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Edgar, Scott N. – Journal of Music Teacher Education, 2016
In 2012, a committee at a small Midwestern liberal arts college, Lake Forest College, embarked on a journey to create a music education teacher licensure major. Drawing from narrative inquiry, this article reports how the dean of faculty, education department chair, music department chair, and assistant professor of music/music education…
Descriptors: Campuses, Liberal Arts, Music Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Pletsch, Marcia Denise; Mendes, Geovana Mendon├ža Lunardi – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2015
This paper aims to present the second edition of the Special Education Dossier: Differences, Curriculum and Teaching and Learning Processes. We discuss policies and practices regarding the inclusive education proposal in the Basic Education context. Our starting point is the idea that we are facing a global education policy and thus many local…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Educational Policy, Global Approach
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McKeown, Rosalyn – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2015
The United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (DESD) drew to a close at the end of 2014. People ask: What happened? In broad brushstrokes, the author describes activities of the DESD in the formal and nonformal education sector of the education community. The author also identifies some enablers and barriers to advancing…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Educational Practices, Environmental Education, Barriers
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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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Ruskovaara, Elena; Pihkala, Timo – Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Different approaches and methodologies for entrepreneurship education have been introduced for schools. However, a better theoretical and empirical understanding of the antecedents of entrepreneurship education is needed. The authors analyze what entrepreneurship education practices are used in schools and what role the school and the teacher are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Business Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Wraga, William G. – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
Although progressive education was an international phenomenon, historical interpretations of it may be affected on the national level by academic and institutional contingencies. An analysis of how US and English historians of education interpret progressive education reforms in their respective countries identified a strain of condescension…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Historiography, Educational History, Comparative Education
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Walton, Elizabeth – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2015
Inclusive education is a global phenomenon expressed differently in various countries, and different contextual realities support or constrain the process of making education more inclusive. This column reports on an international conference on inclusive education in Johannesburg, South Africa, which provided the opportunity for delegates to share…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), International Education, Global Approach, Inclusion
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Lo, William Yat Wai – Higher Education Policy, 2015
Hong Kong has tried to develop itself as a regional education hub for a decade. However, the policy is being criticized because Hong Kong has neither diversified its student population ethnically and culturally nor expanded its share in the global higher education market. This paper explores this context to examine the significance of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Educational Development
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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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