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Hunzicker, Jana; Olson, Peter; Wolffe, Robert; Dillon, Noreen; Sattler, Joan L. – School-University Partnerships, 2015
The Bradley PDS Partnership, about which we report in this article, was established in 1995 to promote academic and professional development for P-12 students, pre-professionals, practitioners, and professors. For twenty years, the partnership has been generously funded by the William T. Kemper Foundation-Commerce Bank, Trustee. In a grant…
Descriptors: Professional Development Schools, Partnerships in Education, Strategic Planning, Alignment (Education)
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Amin, Suhaida Mohd; Satar, Nurulhuda Mohd; Yap, Su Fei – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Sciences, 2015
The theoretical model for economic development states that development in science and technology is the key to increased productivity. Upon realizing this, the Malaysian government has targeted 60 to 40 per cent of students for Science to Arts field at the tertiary level of education. However the rate of participation in science-based programs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Specialization, Women Faculty, Womens Studies
Lachance, Andrea M.; Benton, Cynthia J.; Klein, Beth Shiner – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2007
Partnerships, especially the Professional Development School (PDS) model, between institutions of higher education (IHE) and public schools (PS), have become, if not commonplace, a successful model for teacher education. PDS teacher education projects in which preservice teachers and higher education faculty participate in school-based instruction…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Schools of Education, Professional Development Schools
Krieg, John; Goldhaber, Dan; Theobald, Roddy – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research (CALDER), 2018
We use comprehensive data on student teaching placements from 14 teacher education programs (TEPs) in Washington State to explore the sorting of teacher candidates to the teachers who supervise their student teaching ("cooperating teachers") and the schools in which student teaching occurs. We find that, all else equal, teachers with…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Apprenticeships, Student Placement, Student Teaching
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Farland-Smith, Donna – Journal of Educational Issues, 2015
This article looks broadly at the critical aspects involved in the "struggle" on different phases of one's academic life in order to observe how underrepresented girls take a variety of experiences with scientists and internalize them into their personal science identities. Some of the central struggles discussed are perceptions of…
Descriptors: Females, Disproportionate Representation, Scientists, Self Concept
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Krechetnikov, K. G.; Pestereva, N. M. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2017
The object of this study is the characteristics of the development of the present-day national education systems in two leading economies of the Asia-Pacific region (APR), Japan and the Republic of Korea (Korea). Its main purpose is a comparative analysis of the aspect of the state's education policy dealing with enhancing the national markets for…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, International Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Fombona, Javier; Pascual, Maria Angeles – International Education Studies, 2013
This research analyses the evolution in the effectiveness of media messages and aims to optimize the use of ICTs in educational settings. The cultural impact of television and multimedia resources is increasing as they move to the Internet with ever greater quality. The integration of visual narrative techniques with multimedia playback…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Informal Education, Audiovisual Aids
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Gruszczynska, Anna; Merchant, Guy; Pountney, Richard, – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2013
This paper reports the findings of a project "Digital Futures in Teacher Education" (DeFT) undertaken as part of the third phase of the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) UK Open Educational Resources (OER) programme. It builds on previous work (Gruszczynska and Pountney, 2012, 2013) that has addressed attempts to embed OER…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Literacy, Information Technology, Resource Units
Ober, Derek Logan – Online Submission, 2013
This research addresses lack of student teaching preparation. There is strong evidence that beginning teachers are not trained to adequately teach students due to their lack of preparation/content knowledge. The purpose of this study is to examine the experience of beginning teachers to try to understand why student teachers are not prepared for…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Teaching Methods, Student Teaching, Teaching Experience
Gaofeng, Ruan; Yeyu, Lin – Online Submission, 2007
Peer coaching, or peer assisting, was established in 1970s by Joyce and Showers. Initially used in teachers' professional development, it refers to a process that two or more teacher peers evaluate current practice mutually; expand skills, extract and build new skills; share ideas, and review & solve problems of classroom teaching in a way of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Internet, Peer Teaching
Tompsett, Chris – ALT-J: Research in Learning Technology, 2007
Any application of information and communication technology in education (ICTE) sits, at times uncomfortably, at the intersection of three key disciplines: technology, education and sociology (including reflexivity). To confuse matters, any specific study may need to take account of specific knowledge within subdisciplines, such as organisational…
Descriptors: Technology Transfer, Educational Practices, Educational Change, Social Work
US Department of Education, 2012
This paper describes Hawaii's progress in implementing a comprehensive and coherent approach to education reform from the time of application through June 30, 2011. In particular, it highlights key accomplishments over the reporting period in the four reform areas: standards and assessments, data systems to support instruction, great teachers and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Accountability, Achievement Gains
Business-Higher Education Forum (NJ1), 2009
Across the country, cities and regions have used community-wide partnerships to improve the educational attainment of their citizens. The most established of these partnerships have seen substantial education gains during their tenure. The community of Louisville, Kentucky has embarked on a similar effort to improve educational attainment. Nearly…
Descriptors: Credentials, Community Leaders, Neighborhoods, Postsecondary Education
Falk-Ross, Francine, Ed.; Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Sampson, Mary Beth, Ed.; Foote, Martha M., Ed. – College Reading Association, 2009
This Yearbook begins with the article representing Ellen Jampole's presentation to the CRA membership. In her presidential address, Ellen had the audience alternately laughing, considering, and reminiscing about how she and other academics understand and develop the knowledge they carry. She shares these same themes in her narrative, "Traditions,…
Descriptors: Yearbooks, Professional Development, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Reading Instruction
Alfieri, Louis; Nokes, Timothy J.; Schunn, Christian D. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2011
Analogous thinking has been commonly discussed as being an inherent and distinguishing characteristic of human cognition (e.g., Gentner, 2010; Goldstone, Day, & Son, 2010; Holyoak, in press; Rittle-Johnson & Star, in press). Gentner (2003) has argued that as part of the human cognitive toolbox, comparison accompanied by the relational language to…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Instructional Design, Experiential Learning, Meta Analysis
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