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Adick, Christel – Comparative Education, 2018
The article draws attention to the forgotten ancestry of the "four steps of comparison" model (description--interpretation--juxtaposition--comparison). Comparativists largely attribute this to George Z. F. Bereday [1964. "Comparative Method in Education." New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston], but among German scholars, it is…
Descriptors: Models, Comparative Education, Research Methodology, Periodicals
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Manzon, Maria – Comparative Education, 2018
Comparative education is two centuries old. Many mainstream historical narratives claim that the field began with the iconic opus of Marc-Antoine Jullien de Paris (1817). This article offers to re-theorise the histories of comparative education. It suggests casting a far-sighted and panoramic look at the field's origins. An underlying assumption…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Educational Research, Educational History
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Takayama, Keita – Comparative Education, 2018
The Japan Comparative Education Society (JCES) was founded in 1965 with its flagship Japanese-language journal "Hikakukyoikukenkyu" ("Comparative Education Research") first published in 1975. The organisation currently has around 1000 members, making it the second largest comparative education society in the world. Though JCES…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, English, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Karakaya-Ozyer, Kubra; Aksu-Dunya, Beyza – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2018
Structural equation modeling (SEM) is one of the most popular multivariate statistical techniques in Turkish educational research. This study elaborates the SEM procedures employed by 75 educational research articles which were published from 2010 to 2015 in Turkey. After documenting and coding 75 academic papers, categorical frequencies and…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Structural Equation Models, Educational Technology, Multivariate Analysis
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Mirhosseini, Seyyed-Abdolhamid – TESOL Journal, 2018
Although alternative perspectives continue to be part of TESOL research methodology, there are approaches to social science inquiry that are still not widely known to researchers in the field. More specifically, it may be argued that language education research needs further qualitative approaches that can interweave research and life, language…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Language Research
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Allen, Junior Lloyd; Huggins-Hoyt, Kimberly Y.; Holosko, Michael J.; Briggs, Harold E. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
Purpose: This study explored the scholarship experiences of top-ranked African American faculty in schools of social work. Method: Qualitative interviews were conducted with N = 10 top-ranked African American faculty identified as achieving considerable productivity and impact of scholarship. Findings: Four major themes were identified, each of…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American Teachers, Social Work, Barriers
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Rudasill, Kathleen Moritz; Snyder, Kate E.; Levinson, Heather; Adelson, Jill L. – Educational Psychology Review, 2018
School climate has been widely examined through both empirical and theoretical means. However, there is little conceptual consensus underlying the landscape of this literature, offering inconsistent guidance for research examining this important construct. In order to best assist the efforts of developing causal models that describe how school…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship, Values
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Peralta, Yadira; Moreno, Mario; Harwell, Michael; Guzey, S. Selcen; Moore, Tamara J. – Educational Research Quarterly, 2018
Variance heterogeneity is a common feature of educational data when treatment differences expressed through means are present, and often reflects a treatment by subject interaction with respect to an outcome variable. Identifying variables that account for this interaction can enhance understanding of whom a treatment does and does not benefit in…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Engineering, Design
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McLelland, Nicola – Language Learning Journal, 2018
This article provides an introduction, based on the most recent research available, to the history of language learning and teaching (HoLLT) in Britain. After an overview of the state of research, I consider which languages have been learnt, why and how that has changed; the role of teachers and tests in determining what was taught; changes in how…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Hedges, Larry V. – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2018
The scientific rigor of education research has improved dramatically since the year 2000. Much of the credit for this improvement is deserved by Institute of Education Sciences (IES) policies that helped create a demand for rigorous research; increased human capital capacity to carry out such work; provided funding for the work itself; and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Generalization, Intervention, Human Capital
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Jupp, James C.; Berumen, Freyca Calderón; O'Donald, Karla – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Through our understanding of decolonizing Hispanophone curriculum, our synoptic rendering seeks to better situate US-based research on testimonio within Latin American literary traditions. Specifically, we provide a synoptic rendering that outlines the testimonio tradition's literary criticism and an analysis of key testimonio texts. Of particular…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Literary Criticism, Research Methodology, Critical Theory
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Flessa, Joseph; Bramwell, Daniela; Fernandez, Magdalena; Weinstein, José – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
School site leadership has commanded the attention of researchers and policymakers in Anglo-American jurisdictions for at least two decades, but little is known about how many other parts of the globe have addressed this topic. This paper reviews published research and policy documents related to school leadership in Latin America between…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Literature Reviews, Position Papers, Leadership
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Castillo, Felipe Aravena; Hallinger, Philip – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2018
The purpose of this systematic review was to further our understanding of educational leadership and management (EDLM) knowledge production in Latin America. We conducted a "topographical review" of 48 articles from Latin America published in eight "core" EDLM journals published between 1991 and 2017. Data analysis focused on…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Administration, Leadership, Governance
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Perry, Kristen H.; Shaw, Donita M.; Ivanyuk, Lyudmyla; Tham, Yuen San Sarah – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
We used metastudy and metasynthesis techniques to conduct a discursive review of 101 recent publications on the topic of adult functional literacy (FL). Our purpose was to understand the ideologies shaping current definitions and conceptualizations of FL, as well as how and why FL is researched and assessed as it is. Using discursive review…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Functional Literacy, Ideology, Meta Analysis
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Wickens, Corrine M. – Journal of Literacy Research, 2018
Drawing from sociological and economic analyses of gender and work, this column explores issues of occupational gender segregation, privilege, and devaluation. Comparisons are made with increased female achievement at all levels in postsecondary education. The questions are then raised: If cultural devaluation of women and activities remains…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Higher Education, Comparative Analysis
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