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Loerts, Terry; Belcher, Christina – Journal of Visual Literacy, 2019
As modes of language have changed to incorporate more robust multiliteracies, thoughtful interactions are required for teaching and learning within higher education. This qualitative case study considers how new methods of instruction are perceived in higher education through the inclusion of academic visual journals over two semesters of required…
Descriptors: Visual Learning, Skill Development, Student Journals, Journal Writing
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Li, Jia; Cummins, Jim – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
This article reports on a study that examined the effectiveness of an intervention using text messages to enhance the academic vocabulary acquisition of English language learners (ELLs). With a random control trial design, we compared students' learning gain of target vocabulary (direct effect) and its subsequent impact on academic vocabulary…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Intervention, Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language)
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Lodewyk, Ken R. – Physical Educator, 2019
The assessment of physical literacy is vital and challenging for researchers and practitioners. Passport for Life is a Canadian global practitioner-based, formative, criterion-referenced assessment of physical literacy that is recorded in an online program. Students complete eight assessments divided across four broad categories of physical…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, High School Students, Grade 10
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Agrawal, Jugnu; Barrio, Brenda L.; Kressler, Benikia; Hsiao, Yun-Ju; Shankland, Rebecca K. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2019
Recently, the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) reported that although countries around the world must ensure that students with disabilities receive free, inclusive, and appropriate education, students with disabilities are less likely to complete primary or secondary school in many countries. Though this…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, International Law
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Marshall, Sheila; Goessling, Kristen; Young, Richard; Wozniak-Molnar, Agnieszka – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The transition from elementary to middle or high school is an important experience common to most adolescents in North America. However, very little research has been conducted to understand the experiences of students with a disability status and the stakeholders involved in the transition. Clearly, there is a need to generate information that…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Students with Disabilities, Parents, Parent Student Relationship
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Schnellert, Leyton; Kozak, Donna – McGill Journal of Education, 2019
In this study, a university professor and school district literacy coordinator co-designed and co-taught a literacy methods course where teacher candidates participated in dynamic learning in classrooms, exploring how theory can meet practice when students' funds of knowledge are valued through responsive teaching. Case study methodology was taken…
Descriptors: Situated Learning, College Faculty, Coordinators, School Districts
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Maxwell, Bruce – McGill Journal of Education, 2019
Quebec's Ethics and Religious Culture program (ERC) requires teachers to adopt a professional stance of pedagogical impartiality. This article examines the complex regulatory framework surrounding the impartiality requirement from the perspectives of teachers' legally recognized right to professional autonomy, their constitutional rights to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Teacher Behavior, Professional Autonomy
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Stadermann, H. K. E.; van den Berg, E.; Goedhart, M. J. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2019
Secondary school level quantum physics (QP) courses have recently been implemented in the national curricula of many countries. QP gives opportunities to acquaint students with more recent physics and its applications and to discuss aspects of the nature of science. Research has shown that QP is a challenging area for students. Because the…
Descriptors: Quantum Mechanics, Secondary School Curriculum, National Curriculum, Scientific Principles
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Gomashie, Grace A. – McGill Journal of Education, 2019
This paper gives an overview of ongoing revitalisation efforts for Kanien'keha / Mohawk, one of the endangered Indigenous languages in Canada. For the Mohawk people, their language represents a significant part of the culture, identity and well-being of individuals, families, and communities. The endangerment of Kanien'keha and other Indigenous…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tribes, Canada Natives, Language Maintenance
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Kits, Gerda J. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2019
Indigenous scholars argue that reconciliation requires educators to make space for Indigenous perspectives in the curriculum. This article agrees, arguing that Christians who are committed to Wolterstorff's (2004) concept of "educating for shalom" must work towards decolonization of the educational system. Eurocentrism in the current…
Descriptors: Christianity, Indigenous Knowledge, Ethnocentrism, Postcolonialism
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Shaw, Lindsay; MacIsaac, Janet; Singleton-Jackson, Jill – Online Learning, 2019
With technology at the fingertips of most undergraduate students, it has been difficult for instructors to fully engage students in the classroom, which has resulted in the creation of several innovative online cognitive assessment tools. These tools often integrate several cognitive learning strategies within an assessment, with the goal of…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Academic Achievement, Electronic Learning, Learner Engagement
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Pouliot, Chantal – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2019
In this article, I detail my involvement in sociopolitical conversations as a science education researcher. I present two of the controversies in which I have been involved in recent years: Metal dust from the Port of Québec (Quebec, Canada) and the Maillé case (the case of a researcher who has to hand over to a private company her research data…
Descriptors: Science Education, Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Information Dissemination
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Cheeseman, Adam; Wright, Tarah – Environmental Education Research, 2019
Many barriers restrict children's access to nature resulting in negative consequences, including a lack of opportunities to learn and engage with the natural environment. Fortunately, environmental education programs offer participants an opportunity to counteract these challenges. While the benefits of environmental education as measured by…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Camps, Environmental Education, Learning Experience
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Yeo, Michelle; Boman, Jennifer; Mooney, Julie A.; Phillipson, Andrea; dos Santos, Luciana da Rosa; Smith, Erika E. – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2019
This paper describes the development of a three-phase approach our team of educational developers finds useful in curriculum projects in our Teaching and Learning Centre. Informed by the literature on the importance of flexibility and iteration (Knight, 2001; Wolf, 2007) and an orientation towards Appreciative Inquiry (Srivastra & Cooperrider,…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Vignettes, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
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Shaw, Lindsay; Brown, Kristin; Ellis, Donna; Wolf, Peter; Dawson, Debra; Goff, Lori; Kustra, Erika – Collected Essays on Learning and Teaching, 2019
Teaching culture is the product of a dynamic interplay among the embedded patterns, behaviours, values, beliefs and ideologies about teaching and learning within and across the many microcultures that make up a university. Educational researchers from across Canada developed a set of Institutional Teaching Culture Perception Surveys (ITCPS) to…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes, Foreign Countries
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