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Mimirinis, Mike – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
The paper reports the results of a phenomenographic study on academics' conceptions of e-assessment. A cohort of 21 academics from 17 disciplines participated in semi-structured interviews exploring their experiences of using web-based technologies for formative and summative assessment purposes. Through iterative analysis of the interview…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Technology Uses in Education, Web Based Instruction, Online Courses
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Forbes, Samuel H.; Plunkett, Kim – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Previous research has highlighted the difficulty that infants have in learning to use color words. Even after acquiring the words themselves, infants are reported to use them incorrectly, or overextend their usage. We tested 146 infants from 5 different age groups on their knowledge of 6 basic color words, "red", "green",…
Descriptors: Infants, Comprehension, Color, Language Acquisition
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Simon, Antonia – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2019
OECD countries have established statistical collections to ensure quality within Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). Focusing on one part of ECEC -- preschool 'childcare services' -- this paper critically reviews statistical collections specifically designed to measure childcare patterns in England alongside UK data collected for other…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Child Care, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries
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Clift, Renée T.; Liaupsin, Carl – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
A review of current self-study research related to teacher education policy in the United States indicates that at local, university, and state levels teacher educators are affected emotionally and professionally by policy and, in most cases, feel that policy is something done "to" teacher educators as opposed to something to which they…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Teacher Education, Special Education Teachers
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Leaney, Sarah – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
This article builds upon a tradition of feminist critical engagements with Bourdieu, developing the concept of 'foregrounded history' as a way to conceptualise the temporal and affective in processes of habitus formation. Through analysis of affects 'produced through the social encounter' within everyday childhoods on a British council estate, the…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Personality Traits, Psychological Patterns, Personality Development
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Fisher, Roy – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2019
The evacuation of civilians during Second World War Britain included the relocation not only of school children and teachers but of whole schools and, in some instances, of teacher training colleges. This paper examines the evacuation of Avery Hill College, a leading teacher training college, from London to Huddersfield between 1941 and 1946.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, War, World History
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Al Sharadgeh, Samer Ziyad – English Language Teaching, 2018
Edgar manages to invert the subordinate function of generally accepted objective indicators of membership of a particular national group--language, religion, common history, and territory--into the essential mode of imperative distinction shaping the unique national identity. In other words, it is the fresco and the value assigned to it that…
Descriptors: Refugees, Religious Factors, Playwriting, Documentaries
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Roy, Mamta; Giraldo-García, Regina – School Community Journal, 2018
The purpose of this systematic literature review is to examine global perspectives on the role of parental involvement and social/emotional skills in school-age children's academic success. A multistage filtering analysis process provides relevant information in relation to key issues on the topic of parental involvement in different countries and…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Parent Participation, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Tymkiv, Nadiya – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
The article states the analysis of the curriculum that regulates the main purposes, essence and directions for petroleum training. The importance and necessity of positive usage of Austrian, English and Norwegian experience at the time of petroleum engineers training in the petroleum industry has been stressed on. The structure and content of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Fuels
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Fernando, Weerahannadige Dulini Anuvinda – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The author uses character to examine a group of mid-level academics' accounts of work and career in a British research-intensive university. Highlighting how people draw on good character to justify their approach to work under the pressures of new performance demands, she argues that good character is a central feature of contemporary academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Experienced Teachers, Teacher Characteristics
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Bethell, Kerry – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
This article chronicles the experiences of four New Zealand kindergarten teachers who, between 1932 and 1937, were individually awarded Carnegie Corporation of New York Travel Fellowships to undertake an academic year of advanced study at the progressive Teachers College at Columbia University in New York and to visit educational provisions in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fellowships, Professional Continuing Education, Networks
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Thompson, Carol; Wolstencroft, Peter – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2018
The role of the middle manager has proved to be a difficult one to define due to the fluid nature of the tasks performed and the heterogeneity of understanding that exists for the term. This is further complicated by the differences associated with the context in which individual manager's work. This research, which explores the drive towards…
Descriptors: Public Sector, Private Sector, Middle Management, Trust (Psychology)
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Jenkins, Andrew – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2018
This paper investigates why people return to study in their 30s and beyond and upgrade to a higher level qualifications. Some previous research has argued that attitudes formed in childhood, via family background and schooling, continue to shape a person's engagement in learning throughout the adult lifecourse. Psychologists distinguish extrinsic…
Descriptors: Adults, Adult Learning, Adult Education, Higher Education
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Claeys, Anna – History of Education, 2018
In 2016, Britain voted to leave the European Union: over-65s were more than twice as likely to vote for Brexit as under-25s, amidst campaign rhetoric steeped in colonial nostalgia. This article explores how this generation was taught in many English state schools to imagine Britain's place in the world during a period of rapid decolonisation from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Nationalism, Land Settlement
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del Pozo Andrés, María del Mar; Braster, Sjaak – History of Education, 2018
The Dalton Plan is well known in educational historiography. But there are also unanswered questions such as: how is it possible that a pedagogical experiment begun in the United States in February 1920 had, by the month of March, already come to be known first hand by a visiting English educator? The objective in this article is to find an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Historiography, Educational Innovation
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