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Loveless, Douglas J.; Sturm, Debbie C.; Guo, Chengqi; Tanaka, Kimiko; Zha, Shenghua; Berkeley, Elizabeth V. – Journal of Faculty Development, 2913
Grounded as a self-study using arts-based inquiry to explore the experiences of six university faculty members participating in a cross-disciplinary faculty development program, the purpose of this paper is to (1) describe the Madison Research Fellows (MRF) program, and (2) explore the impact of the MRF program. Participating members included…
Descriptors: Educational Researchers, Educational Research, Interdisciplinary Approach, Teacher Collaboration
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Brodhag, Christian – Studies in Higher Education, 2913
Technology transfer and innovation are considered major drivers of sustainable development; they place knowledge and its dissemination in society at the heart of the development process. This article considers the role of research universities, and how they can interact with key actors and institutions involved in "innovation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Research Universities
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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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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
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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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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Zhao, Zhenzhou – Frontiers of Education in China, 2013
The global flow of citizenship education in China has spurred much discussion in Chinese academic circles. This study explores the interaction between citizenship education and China's the existing political-ideological education and moral education as a space is negotiated a space in the current "ideoscape." A qualitative approach…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cultural Context, Politics of Education, Ideology
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Lim, Gieyoung; Kim, Chong-Uk – Educational Researcher, 2013
In this article, we investigate a positive tertiary education externality in 18 European countries. Using a simple Cobb-Douglas-type production function with constant returns to scale, we find that there are positive spillover effects from tertiary education in European countries. According to our model prediction, on average, 72,000 new employed…
Descriptors: Productivity, Postsecondary Education, Foreign Countries, Employment Patterns
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Kamphaus, Randy W. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2012
Education research changed significantly with the passage of the Education Science Reform Act of 2002. That legislation created the Institute of Education Sciences (IES) within the U.S. Department of Education, forever changing research in education broadly writ, including school psychology. The creation of IES served many purposes, from defining…
Descriptors: Educational Research, School Psychology, Inferences, Interdisciplinary Approach
Chamberlin, Scott A. – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2008
An analysis of gifted education and multicultural education journals was performed to identify the number of multicultural education articles in gifted education journals and the number of gifted education articles in multicultural education journals. Journals reviewed were "Multicultural Education", "Multicultural Perspectives," "Urban…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Academically Gifted, Urban Education, Periodicals
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Cummins, Shannon; Peltier, James W.; Erffmeyer, Robert; Whalen, Joel – Journal of Marketing Education, 2013
The "Journal of Marketing Education" is publishing a special issue on Sales Education and Training in August 2014. In this article, we review the sales education literature from four primary journals and the business literature at large. The four primary journals are the "Journal of Marketing Education," "Marketing Education Review," "Journal of…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Special Education, Business Administration Education, Merchandising
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Sim, Jasmine B.-Y.; Low, Ee Ling – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2012
The theme of this special issue is "Character and Citizenship Education: Conversations between Personal and Societal Values." Character education and citizenship education, taken separately or as a single entity are currently riding high on the political and educational policy agendas of several governments (Arthur, 2003; Berkowitz & Bier, 2007;…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Personality, Citizenship Education, Values Education
Wang, Mian; Zan, Fei; Liu, Jiaqiu; Liu, Chunling; Sharma, Umesh – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2012
A survey study was conducted to a total of 323 in-service teachers (110 special education teachers and 213 general education teachers) in Shanghai regarding their self-efficacy and concerns about inclusive education. Multivariate analysis results reveal that special teachers have significantly higher self-efficacy about inclusive education than…
Descriptors: Inclusion, General Education, Self Efficacy, Special Education
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