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Pedler, Mike; Hsu, Shih-wei – Learning Organization, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to take a critical view of the concepts of the Learning Organisation and Organisational Learning (LO/OL) and respond to two questions about their current state--are existing perspectives on LO/OL still fit for purpose? What are the possibilities for an alternative paradigm of LO/OL? Design/methodology/approach: The paper…
Descriptors: Organizational Theories, Learning, Organizational Culture, Educational Philosophy
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Power, E. J.; Handley, J. – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Today's global society creates an environment characterised by complex problems, solutions to which require transcendence of traditional discipline-based boundaries, and new forms of knowledge-sharing. Higher education (HE) has a central role in interdisciplinary knowledge creation and dissemination, reinforced by funding councils, professional…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Models, Interdisciplinary Approach, College Students
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Fyall, Glenn; Metzler, Michael W. – Physical Educator, 2019
In 1999, the New Zealand government released a new Health and Physical Education (HPE) curriculum that reflected a fundamental shift from the traditional and dominant skill mastery approach. The "new" HPE curriculum was based on humanistic principles and supported by constructivist notions of teaching and learning, within a critical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Curriculum
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Vassos, Maria; Nankervis, Karen; Skerry, Trevor; Lante, Kerrie – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2019
Background: Research shows that up to 43% of disability support workers (DSWs) report poor psychosocial work outcomes (e.g., stress, job burnout, low job satisfaction). This study examined whether the job demand-control-(support) model offers a valid explanation of DSW burnout and work engagement. Method: 325 DSWs completed online measures of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Stress Variables, Burnout, Job Satisfaction
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Costa, Cristina; Burke, Ciaran; Murphy, Mark – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Bourdieu's career long endeavour was to devise both theoretical and methodological tools that could apprehend and explain the social world and its mechanisms of cultural (re)production and related forms of domination. Amongst the several key concepts developed by Bourdieu, habitus has gained prominence as both a research lens and a research…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Social Theories, Individual Characteristics, Researchers
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Faubert, Brenton Cyriel; Le, Anh Thi Hoai; Wakim, Georges; Swapp, Donna – International Journal of Education Policy and Leadership, 2019
This article reports on a rigorous approach developed for calibrating the Evidence-Based Adequacy Model to suit the Ontario K-12 public education context, and the actual calibrations made. The four-step calibration methodology draws from expert consultations and a review of the academic literature. Specific attention is given to the technical…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Public Education, Models, Foreign Countries
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Barnard, Sarah; Mallaband, Becky; Leder Mackley, Kerstin – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
In this article, we introduce a threefold peer learning model developed during the design and implementation of an innovative researcher-led digital skills training programme for early career researchers. The programme brought together researchers from three UK universities and facilitated the personal and professional development of: (1) the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Researchers, Research Skills
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Wagner, Phillip E. – Communication Teacher, 2019
This essay overviews a semester-long course activity and framework for the basic public-speaking course. Using Paul and Elder's critical-thinking framework, the author discusses ways to address some of the common problems within the public-speaking course while enhancing critical thinking. Through this model, students develop skills in five…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Models, Public Speaking
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Nyatanga, Phocenah; Mukorera, Sophia – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
This article uses a logistic probability distribution approach to examine the effect of lecture attendance, aptitude test results, individual heterogeneity and pedagogic intervention on student performance for first-year microeconomics and second-year macroeconomics modules at a leading South African university. The research was motivated by the…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Attendance, Intervention, Academic Achievement
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Garreta-Bochaca, Jordi; Macia-Bordalba, Monica; Llevot-Calvet, Núria – British Journal of Religious Education, 2019
In a pluricultural and multi-religious world, with high levels of social secularisation, the role of religious education in schools (especially in state-funded schools) has inundated political and academic debate throughout Europe, which is becoming increasingly more committed to integrating, non-confessional models. In this context, it is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religious Education, Elementary Education, Incidence
Burke, Kathryn M.; Shogren, Karrie A.; Antosh, Anthony A.; Raley, Sheida K.; LaPlante, Terri; Wehmeyer, Michael L. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2019
Implementation science examines the process of how programs are put into action to produce outcomes and represents an emerging approach for analyzing the utilization of evidence-based practices (EBPs) in school settings. When EBPs are implemented effectively, they result in positive student outcomes. The "Self-Determined Learning Model of…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Self Determination, Teaching Methods, Models
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Lee, Hyun-Kyung – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
This article reports on an academic-industrial cooperation between students at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology and a local foundation working to revitalise the Eonyang traditional market in Ulsan, South Korea. Students majoring in disciplines ranging from natural and applied sciences to business administration were…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Design, Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship
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Wyner, Yael; Blatt, Erica – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
This study used sociocultural learning theory to better understand how middle and high school environmental science and biology students and pre- and in-service science teachers connect the daily life activity of eating to the food web model learned in school. We sought to understand how student and teacher perceptions of the environment and their…
Descriptors: Food, Eating Habits, Ecology, Middle School Students
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Blank, Rolf K.; Moulding, Brett – Learning Professional, 2019
Since 2013, a majority of states have been working to implement new standards for K-12 science education that are based on the National Research Council's framework for science education and the Next Generation Science Standards. The new science standards emphasize deeper understanding of content in relation to practices and a three-dimensional…
Descriptors: State Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Liu, Yanping; Yu, Lei; Reichle, Erik D. – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2019
This article reports an eye-movement experiment in which participants scanned continuous sequences of Landolt-Cs for target circles to examine the visual and oculomotor constraints that might jointly determine where the eyes move in a task that engages many of the perceptual and motor processes involved in Chinese reading but without lexical or…
Descriptors: Eye Movements, Chinese, Simulation, Foreign Countries
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