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Cerna, Lucie – OECD Publishing, 2019
The recent refugee crisis has put many Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries under considerable pressure to accommodate and integrate large numbers of refugees. Refugee students are a particularly vulnerable group due to their forced displacement, but their needs are not always met by education systems, which can…
Descriptors: Refugees, Social Integration, Student Needs, Educational Policy
Ryan, Paul, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
Paul Ryan has brought together the writings of the most prominent British research into vocational preparation in Britain in comparison to the other advanced economies, primarily within the EEC. The book, originally published in 1991, documents various aspects of inadequacy in British practice at the time, concentrating upon intermediate skills,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Vocational Education, Job Skills
Fichten, Catherine S.; Jorgensen, Mary; Havel, Alice; King, Laura; Harvison, Maegan; Lussier, Alex; Libman, Eva – Online Submission, 2019
The present study set out to explore effective teaching techniques using PowerPoint for post-secondary students with disabilities by comparing their views to those of students without disabilities. 284 Canadian post-secondary social science students, 75 of whom self-reported a disability, were surveyed about what aspects of PowerPoint use helps…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Aids, Teaching Methods, College Students
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Tomasson Goodwin, Jill; Goh, Joslin; Verkoeyen, Stephanie; Lithgow, Katherine – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to report on research findings from a teaching and learning intervention that explored whether undergraduate university students can be taught to articulate their employability skills effectively to prospective employers and to retain this ability post-course. Design/methodology/approach: The study included…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Job Skills, Employment Potential
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Lodewyk, Ken R. – International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education, 2019
The HEXACO dimensions of personality traits (honesty--humility, emotionality, extraversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, and openness to experience) have been linked to many adaptive outcomes in physical education-related (PE) settings; yet, little is known about the relationship between personality traits and motivation in students of school…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Kinetics, Physical Education
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Resnik, Julia – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
The recognition of the DP (diploma programme) for university admission is crucial for the development of International Baccalaureate (IB) schools and the expansion of the IB network worldwide. In an era of higher education (HE) massification, accompanied by high failure and dropout rates, intense debates on access to HE are taking place in many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Higher Education
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Nease, Jake; Adams, Thomas A., II – Chemical Engineering Education, 2019
BLACKOUT! is a turn-based video game that introduces undergraduate and high school students to the types of power generation available in most electricity markets. The workshop portion of BLACKOUT! introduces students to the advantages and disadvantages of power generation by coal, natural gas, nuclear, wind and solar. The students then take the…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Video Games, Workshops, Power Technology
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Miller, Natalie V.; Johnston, Charlotte – Merrill-Palmer Quarterly: Journal of Developmental Psychology, 2019
We investigated how parents' attributions of blame/responsibility/internal locus for negative events happening to themselves and to their children were related to children's attributions about similar events in their own lives. In a sample of 145 families (including mother, father, and child aged 9-12 years; 73 boys), we tested for unique…
Descriptors: Parents, Children, Attribution Theory, Locus of Control
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Liu, Wei; Lin, Xiaobing – Language Policy, 2019
English as a foreign language is taught almost exclusively as a school subject in most parts of the world. However, reported in this autoethnography is our practice in family language planning in English as a foreign language (non-native to either parent). The personal narratives of our bilingual parenting experience focus on our decision making…
Descriptors: Language Usage, Family Relationship, English (Second Language), Family Environment
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Rautalin, Marjaana; Alasuutari, Pertti; Vento, Eetu – Journal of Education Policy, 2019
The paper examines the role of PISA in the globalisation of education policies. It approaches the question by assessing the effects of PISA on the ways in which new legislation was debated in national contexts in the period 1994-2013. The study asks: Has there been an increase in the number of references to the international community in debates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Bhowmik, Subrata Kumar; Hilman, Brianna; Roy, Sylvie – TESOL Journal, 2019
Peer collaborative second language (L2) writing has recently gained a lot of traction (Hu & Lam, 2009; Swain & Lapkin, 2013) as both instructors and students recognize its advantages. Although research on peer feedback in L2 contexts has a long history, peer collaborative L2 writing research has been sparse. This article reports on a study…
Descriptors: English for Academic Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Schinke, Robert J.; Middleton, Thierry; Petersen, Brennan; Kao, Sanfu; Lefebvre, Deborah; Habra, Bahaa – Quest, 2019
There are varied approaches that have been used in sport for development (SFD) projects. This article is focused on the move by sport and exercise psychology researchers toward community-based SFD projects where marginalized groups are centralized. The authors have chosen two of their projects to exemplify different approaches to SFD. An initial…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Foreign Countries, Exercise, Sport Psychology
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Carter, Shani D. – Athens Journal of Education, 2019
Student learning outcomes assessment examines whether programs cover the material stated in their learning goals, whether students are learning the material, and the impact on student retention, graduation, post-graduation outcomes, and institutional accreditation, with the aim of providing faculty with data that can be used to help programs…
Descriptors: College Outcomes Assessment, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Evaluation Methods
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Antony-Newman, Max – Educational Review, 2019
As a key predictor of students' academic achievement parental involvement has been in the centre of attention of both educational researchers and policymakers for quite some time. Immigrant parents represent a growing, but under-researched group with its distinctive experiences and expectations. This study provides a systematic synthesis of 40…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Barriers
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Streelasky, Jodi – Literacy, 2019
This study analyses the valued school experiences of 15 five- and six-year-old Canadian children, through their creation of multimodal texts. Throughout the school year, the students spent a large portion of each school day in the expansive forest on the school grounds, and their texts revealed their significant interest in this natural outdoor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Children, Kindergarten, Outdoor Education
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