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Montgomery, Catherine – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
This article explores how knowledge represented in doctoral theses exploring internationalization may be constructed as a source of "Southern" knowledge on international education. The article aims to surface some of the ways in which the knowledge generated by doctoral students could illustrate new perspectives on internationalization,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Learner Engagement, Doctoral Dissertations, Regional Characteristics
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Kennedy, P. J.; Sinfield, Philip; Tweedlie, Lucy; Nixon, Carol; Martin, Aisling; Edwards, Katie – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2019
Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) affects approximately 1% of the general population. The prevalence of ASD, or symptom complexes compatible with ASD, amongst young people residing within Secure Children's Homes (SCH's) remains ill understood. There are critical implications for the resourcing and understanding of the management of young people…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Residential Care, Interpersonal Competence
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Harris, Richard; Graham, Suzanne – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
This research explored the extent to which secondary school history teachers in England willingly engaged with a series of concurrent curriculum reforms, and the factors that shaped their level of agency in the process. The curriculum has been the target of sustained reform by many governments, and accountability measures are frequently used to…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Secondary School Teachers, Curriculum Development, Teacher Attitudes
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Carroll, James Edward – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
In England, two concurrent but largely disconnected discourses have emerged whose representatives have promulgated initiatives relevant to students' extended historical writing: genre theorists and the history teachers' 'extended writing movement'. Despite certain goals held in common, the two discourses have tended to talk past one another…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing (Composition), History, History Instruction
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Campbell, Anne; Gallen, Anne-Marie; Jones, Mark H.; Walshe, Ann – Open Learning, 2019
As part of a wider study into perceptions that different university stakeholders have of tutorials, we investigated the UK Open University model for tuition through a process of semi-structured interviews with a self-selecting set of STEM tutors. The aim of the study was to elucidate perceptions that tutors have of the role and purpose of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Tutors, Tutorial Programs, Tutoring
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Sweetman, Rachel – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Proliferating claims have been made for Learning Outcomes (LOs) potential to re-shape higher education: as forces for transparency and harmonisation, new forms for measurement or a format that fundamentally challenges traditional teaching and learning. Evidence of their actual influence remains sparse, however. This analysis of 45 interviews with…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Teaching Experience, Student Experience, Educational Policy
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Keren-Portnoy, Tamar; Vihman, Marilyn; Fisher, Robin Lindop – Language Learning and Development, 2019
Researchers disagree as to the importance for infant language learning of isolated words, which occur relatively rarely in input speech. Brent and Siskind (2001) showed that the first words infants "produce" are words their mothers used most frequently in isolation. Here we investigate the long-term effects of presentation mode on…
Descriptors: Infants, Language Acquisition, Vocabulary Development, Teaching Methods
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Vinson, Don; Parker, Andrew – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2019
Over the past 20 years, a significant amount of research has located sports coaching principally as an educational endeavour. In particular, non-linear educative approaches have attracted much attention yet few studies have explored in any real depth the theoretical underpinnings of such practices. Where conceptual analyses have been conducted,…
Descriptors: Athletics, Athletic Coaches, Youth, Adults
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Breadmore, Helen L.; Deacon, S. Hélène – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2019
Our understanding of spelling development has largely been gleaned from analysis of children's accuracy at spelling words under varying conditions and the nature of their errors. Here, we consider whether handwriting durations can inform us about the time course with which children use morphological information to produce accurate spellings of…
Descriptors: Spelling, Age Differences, Cognitive Processes, Time
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Khan, Asiya; Schoenborn, Priska; Sharma, Sanjay – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
This paper presents results from a small-scale study of third-year Instrumentation and Control Engineering (n = 37) at the University of Plymouth. The aim of the study was to enhance student learning and increase participation via the use of clickers. Clickers allow for student participation anonymously. The lecture content was modified to embed…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Engineering Education, Academic Achievement, Learner Engagement
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Jopling, Michael – Management in Education, 2019
The article is an opinion piece which examines the extent to which rhetoric about a North--South divide in performance between schools in England is justified. Starting with the catalyst, Sir Michael Wilshaw's final annual Ofsted reports in 2015 and 2016, it traces how the divide rhetoric has been assimilated into popular discourse by the media…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions, Regional Characteristics, Rhetoric
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Mikulec, Erin – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
This study examines the personal and professional development of 34 pre-service teachers who participated in a study abroad program for education majors in Brighton, England. The participants completed a variety of assignments and learning activities before, during, and after the program, including 20 hours of observation in area schools. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Ellison, Lynn; Jones, Dawn – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2019
This article describes an action research project that was undertaken to address a poor progression rate at the end of the first year of a single honours law degree. An attainment gap due to gender, age and ethnicity was also noted. The students were predominantly assessed by examinations; therefore a change of assessment to coursework and…
Descriptors: Law Students, Student Evaluation, Change, Gender Differences
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Owen, Alex – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This article explores inclusive and exclusive perceptions within early years practice settings in England. Inclusion is understood to involve the acknowledgement and celebration of difference, rather than its problematization. A deficit-based discourse regarding diversity is challenged and the concept of "diversity gain" is explored. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Diversity, Inclusion, Early Childhood Education
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Carroll-Meehan, Catherine; Bolshaw, Polly; Hadfield, Eleanor – Early Child Development and Care, 2019
This paper examines the extent by which the four domains of the sustainable early childhood leadership model were evident in the experiences of New Leaders in Early Years (NLEY) participants. This original piece of research explores the impact of pedagogical leadership and focuses on participants recruited to a national pilot to make a difference…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Leadership, Disadvantaged Youth
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