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Zeegers, Yvonne; Elliott, Katrina – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
Student engagement that leads to enhanced learning outcomes involves three interdependent facets: behaviour, emotion and cognition. As such, learning activities that encourage deep learning and the intellectual challenging of minds should provide opportunities for reasoning and critical and creative thinking. An approach that resonates strongly…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Questioning Techniques, Learner Engagement, Foreign Countries
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Tahirsylaj, Armend – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
The primary objective of the study was to empirically test theoretical claims made about differences between Didaktik and curriculum traditions concerning teacher autonomy (TA) and teacher responsibility (TR). It tests the hypothesis that TA and TR are higher among Didaktik than curriculum countries. The second objective was to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Autonomy, Teacher Responsibility, Comparative Education
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Katušcáková, Marcela; Jasecková, Galina – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2019
This paper aims to identify the current state of knowledge management (KM) diffusion in LIS schools. In terms of content, we have identified two principal approaches to the perception of KM in the LIS community: an active approach, seeing KM as an opportunity for the LIS community to change; and a passive approach, seeing KM merely as a topic of…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Information Science Education, Library Schools, Curriculum Development
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Pinder, Ross A.; Renshaw, Ian – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: Skill acquisition is still a relatively new and emerging specialist discipline in the sport sciences. Like other disciplines, current service support in Paralympic sport is limited, often based on theory adapted from able-bodied sport, or findings from research programmes that are not representative of elite sport contexts. The…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Athletics
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Keen, Deb; Adams, Dawn; Simpson, Kate; den Houting, Jacquiline; Roberts, Jacqueline – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Anxiety symptomatology is frequently reported in autistic children, and the prevalence of anxiety disorder is estimated at around 40%. However, most studies have focused upon children of age 8 years or above, so little is known about early signs of anxiety in younger children with autism. This study sought to describe anxiety-related…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Anxiety, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Nah, Yong-Hwee; Young, Robyn L.; Brewer, Neil – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
While autism spectrum disorder screening tools provide a useful resource for practitioners, the reality is they are underused. The justifications often provided include the time required for administration and the training involved. A brief tool with good psychometric properties that require minimal training is required. This study examined the…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Diagnostic Tests, Screening Tests
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Baker, Sally; Irwin, Evonne; Taiwo, Mary; Singh, Sonal; Gower, Shelley; Dantas, Jaya – Review of Education, 2019
This paper discusses the methodological and logistical complexities that underpin multi-method, multi-sited, multi-phased research with vulnerable communities. The project on which we draw was a 3-year Australian government-funded, longitudinal and cross-sectional exploration of students from refugee backgrounds (SfRBs) as they moved into, through…
Descriptors: Refugees, Longitudinal Studies, Case Studies, Disadvantaged
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Ellis, Robert A.; Bliuc, Ana-Marie – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
As online learning technologies are becoming an integral part of the learning experience at university, the quality of student learning is increasingly shaped by their experience of using these new artefacts. In many cases, the research frameworks investigating the contribution of online learning technologies to quality outcomes are yet to have…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Learning Experience, Educational Quality, Cognitive Style
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Mahoney, John W.; Harris-Reeves, Brooke – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
Collaborative testing has been shown to enhance student performance compared to individual testing. It is suggested that collaborative testing promotes higher order thinking, but research has yet to explore this assumption directly. The aim of this study was to explore the benefits of collaborative testing on overall performance, as well as…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, College Science, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries
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Nuske, Heather Joy; McGhee Hassrick, Elizabeth; Bronstein, Briana; Hauptman, Lindsay; Aponte, Courtney; Levato, Lynne; Stahmer, Aubyn; Mandell, David S.; Mundy, Peter; Kasari, Connie; Smith, Tristram – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
Transitioning to a new school is often challenging for students with autism spectrum disorder. Few studies have examined the transition needs of students with autism spectrum disorder or the benefits of specific supports. This review synthesizes research findings on the "difficulties" that school transitions pose for students with autism…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Student Adjustment, Transitional Programs
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Foley, Bridget C.; Mihrshahi, Seema; Shrewsbury, Vanessa A.; Shah, Smita – Health Education Journal, 2019
Objectives: This study aimed to identify barriers, facilitators and potential intervention strategies for adolescents to use within the home to promote healthy eating and active living. Design: Cross-sectional design using semi-structured discussion groups. Setting: Peer leaders (aged 15-16 years) from five secondary schools in Sydney, Australia,…
Descriptors: Health Promotion, Health Behavior, Eating Habits, Life Style
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Chambers, Dianne; Coffey, Anne – Improving Schools, 2019
Transition from primary (elementary) to secondary school can be both an exciting and a daunting prospect for young adolescents. Ensuring that students quickly settle into their new secondary school environment is the goal of transition programmes employed by schools. These programmes typically comprise a number of discrete and interrelated…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Adolescents, Access to Education, Parents
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Zulfiqar, Asma; Syed, Faiza Rahman; Latif, Fatima Farida – Improving Schools, 2019
This article aims to explore the concept of student well-being and how it can be introduced and integrated within Pakistan's educational structure. The basis of the discussion is built around the need for having a student well-being model for schools in Pakistan. For the purpose of the study, the information is gathered inductively through a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Development, Emotional Development, Student Welfare
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Soltani, Ali; Allan, Andrew; Nguyen, Ha Anh; Berry, Stephen – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to clarify the differences between students' travel behaviours in Australia and China and the association between students' environmental attitudes and their travel behaviours in both countries. Design/methodology/approach: The paper extensively reviewed most of existing literature work on commuting patterns of higher…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Travel, Correlation, Environmental Education
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Hutchings, Kate; Bainbridge, Roxanne; Bodle, Kerry; Miller, Adrian – Research in Higher Education, 2019
Expanding the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australian (hereafter respectfully Indigenous) talent pool to undertake valuable roles in business, health, education, academia, government, policy development and community development is critical for addressing current disparities between Indigenous and other Australians. Parity of access and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, College Students, School Holding Power
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