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Heron, Jonathan; Johnson, Nicholas – Research in Drama Education, 2017
This dialogue contributes reflections on the "theatre laboratory" to the scholarly debate surrounding methodologies of drama education and applied performance. The co-authors suggest that the experimental and ensemble-led approach of the Samuel Beckett Laboratory, founded at Trinity College Dublin in 2013 as a space for research into…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Dramatics, Drama, Theaters
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Gupta-Agarwal, Swati; Jarome, Timothy J.; Fernandez, Jordan; Lubin, Farah D. – Learning & Memory, 2014
It is well established that fear memory formation requires de novo gene transcription in the amygdala. We provide evidence that epigenetic mechanisms in the form of histone lysine methylation in the lateral amygdala (LA) are regulated by NMDA receptor (NMDAR) signaling and involved in gene transcription changes necessary for fear memory…
Descriptors: Memory, Genetics, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Neurological Organization
Saracho, Olivia, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2014
Over the last 35 years, studies focusing in young children's knowledge about the mental world have developed into an important area. This body of social knowledge is called theory of mind, which refers to the individuals' ability to interpret and anticipate the other individuals' thinking, feeling, and behavior based on their interpretation of the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Theory of Mind, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
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McGarrigle, John G. – Irish Educational Studies, 2018
This article provides a glimpse into the use of arts-based methods within a narrative inquiry into learning in an early years degree. Drawing on writing as inquiry [Richardson, L., and E. A. St. Pierre. 2005. "Writing: A Method of Inquiry." In "The Sage Handbook of Qualitative Research," edited by N. K. Denzin, and Y. K.…
Descriptors: Art, Qualitative Research, Personal Narratives, Early Childhood Education
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de Wit, Frank R. C.; Greer, Lindred L.; Jehn, Karen A. – Journal of Applied Psychology, 2012
Since the meta-analysis by De Dreu and Weingart (2003b) on the effects of intragroup conflict on group outcomes, more than 80 new empirical studies of conflict have been conducted, often investigating more complex, moderated relationships between conflict and group outcomes, as well as new types of intragroup conflict, such as process conflict. To…
Descriptors: Conflict, Group Dynamics, Program Effectiveness, Task Analysis
Pinar, William F., Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2011
This collection, comprised of chapters focused on the intellectual histories and present circumstances of curriculum studies in Brazil, is Pinar's summary of exchanges (occurring over a two-year period) between the authors and members of an International Panel (scholars working in Finland, South Africa, the United States). From these and the…
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Educational History
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Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
By bringing together the national German sports game community and an international scientific community in a joint conference, the 6th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference (TGfU) Meets the 10th German Sports Games Symposium of the German Association of Sport Science (DVS), held July 25-27, 2016, at the German Sport University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Racquet Sports, Athletics
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Urban, Michael J., Ed.; Falvo, David A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
The application of technology in classroom settings has equipped educators with innovative tools and techniques for effective teaching practice. Integrating digital technologies at the elementary and secondary levels helps to enrich the students' learning experience and maximize competency in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, STEM Education, Outcomes of Education, Technology Integration
Cai, Jinfa, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2017
This volume, a comprehensive survey and critical analysis of today's issues in mathematics education, distills research to build knowledge and capacity in the field. The compendium is a valuable new resource that provides the most comprehensive evidence about what is known about research in mathematics education. The 38 chapters present five…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Griffin, Meridith; Phoenix, Cassandra – Sport, Education and Society, 2016
How do older adults learn to tell a "new" story about, through, and with the body? We know that narratives are embodied, lived and central to the process of meaning-making--and as such, they do not lie in the waiting for telling, but are an active part of everyday interaction. Telling stories about ourselves to others is one way in which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Physical Activities, Females
Brockliss, Laurence, Ed.; Sheldon, Nicola, Ed. – Palgrave Macmillan, 2012
The first comparative study of the spread of mass education around the world in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, this unique new book uses a bottom-up focus and demonstrates, to an extent not appreciated hitherto, the gulf between the intentions of the government and the reality on the ground. This book is divided into four…
Descriptors: Educational History, Government School Relationship, Foreign Countries, Citizenship
Goldstein, Sam, Ed.; Reynolds, Cecil R., Ed. – Guilford Press, 2010
Recognized as the definitive reference in the field, this book addresses a broad range of biologically based disorders that affect children's learning and development. Leading authorities review the genetics of each disorder; its course and outcome; associated developmental, cognitive, and psychosocial challenges; and what clinicians and educators…
Descriptors: Neurological Impairments, Learning Problems, Behavior Problems, Genetics
Haslam, Robert H. A., Ed.; Valletutti, Peter J., Ed. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2016
Now in its fifth edition, this outstanding resource for teachers and school professionals has been retitled "Medical and Psychosocial Problems in the Classroom" to more accurately reflect what teachers encounter during the course of their careers. Each chapter highlights the important role teachers play when interacting with health-care…
Descriptors: Special Health Problems, Medical Services, Clinical Diagnosis, Teacher Role
Silver, Edward A., Ed.; Kenney, Patricia Ann, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2015
This book's 28 chapters are adapted and updated from articles published in NCTM's "Journal for Research in Mathematics Education" between 2000 and 2010. The authors have rewritten and revised their work to make it clear, understandable, and--most of all--useful for mathematics teachers today. To help teachers even more, these articles…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Mathematics Education, Educational Research, Common Core State Standards
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Karge, Belinda Dunnick; Lasky, Beth – Journal of Staff Development, 2009
With the everyday juggling act principals perform, they have a daunting challenge to keep up the latest research in education. At the same time, the literature documents an intensive need for increased professional development of principals in special education (Goar, Schwenn, & Boyer, 1997; Lasky & Karge, 2006; McLaughlin & Nolet, 2004). To…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Special Education, Principals, Best Practices
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