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Höhne, Jan Karem; Schlosser, Stephan – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
Participation in web surveys via smartphones increased continuously in recent years. The reasons for this increase are a growing proportion of smartphone owners and an increase in mobile Internet access. However, research has shown that smartphone respondents are frequently distracted and/or multitasking, which might affect completion and response…
Descriptors: Online Surveys, Handheld Devices, Response Rates (Questionnaires), Response Style (Tests)
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Colwell, Richard – Arts Education Policy Review, 2019
As the title suggests, the author provides a description of an international effort to develop an understanding of the present depth and priority of arts policies. As arts policy is not limited to education but formulated at all levels of community, including unions, individuals, philanthropic organizations, and government agencies, policy often…
Descriptors: Art Education, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Accountability
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Egetenmeyer, Regina; Breitschwerdt, Lisa; Lechner, Reinhard – Journal of Adult and Continuing Education, 2019
Within the discourse about the professionalisation of adult and continuing education, an extensive discussion about how adult and continuing education can become a profession has taken place. Based on 'classic professionalisation theories', which are guided by the concept of 'traditional professionals', this discussion was about the fulfilment of…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Continuing Education, Adult Educators, Professionalism
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Roelle, Julian; Roelle, Detlev; Berthold, Kirsten – Journal of Experimental Education, 2019
Providing test questions after an initial study phase is a common instructional technique. In theory, questions that require higher-level (deep) processing should be more beneficial than those that require lower-level (shallow) processing. However, empirical evidence on the matter is inconsistent. To shed light on two potential reasons for these…
Descriptors: Testing Problems, Test Items, Cognitive Processes, Problem Based Learning
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Dlugaj, Jessica; Fürstenau, Sara – Ethnography and Education, 2019
Migration-related multilingualism is a core issue of academic discussion regarding educational inequality in German schools. While existing studies have analysed the discrimination against children's languages from linguistic minorities in school, this paper focuses on social practices in a primary school that seeks to recognise and value…
Descriptors: German, Second Languages, Language Minorities, Elementary School Students
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Nagy, Ede; Wehmeyer, Meike; Gaese, Franziska; Nicolai, Elisabeth; Schweitzer-Rothers, Jochen – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Introduction: This article describes the development of an Aggression and Restriction Observation Checklist (AROC) for use in residential and in-patient services for adults with intellectual disabilities (ID). The AROC was developed in collaboration between researchers and frontline staff. It assesses self-, person-, and object-directed aggressive…
Descriptors: Adults, Intellectual Disability, Check Lists, Aggression
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2018
This report brings together research publicly released by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) over the year. The 2017 compilation reflects an extensive collection of NCVER research activities undertaken during 2017, comprising reports, summaries, infographics, occasional papers, presentations and webinars. NCVER has…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Research Reports, Educational Research, Productivity
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Syring, Marcus; Tillmann, Teresa; Sacher, Nicole; Weiß, Sabine; Kiel, Ewald – Improving Schools, 2018
The present study is aimed at identifying demands and tasks that are considered important by experts in the field of interculturalism for the successful development of schools. Although different theoretical models about intercultural school development, incorporating various conditions and dimensions, have already been suggested, gaps in research…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Institutional Cooperation, Educational Cooperation, Educational Development
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Bremm, Nina; Racherbäumer, Kathrin – Improving Schools, 2018
Drawing upon a broad concept of inclusion, the first section of this article is dedicated to a critical discussion of the principle of "equal opportunities," which currently dominates the social justice discourse in Germany. Specifically, this section examines how far this principle, which focuses on the role of the individual in…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Schools, Equal Education, Educational Opportunities, Talent
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Kuyken, Kerstin; Ebrahimi, Mehran; Saives, Anne-Laure – Learning Organization, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to develop a better understanding of intergenerational knowledge transfer (IKT) practices by adopting a context-related and comparative perspective. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative case study design involving 83 interviews and non-participative observation in German and Quebec organizations has been chosen.…
Descriptors: Taxonomy, Cross Cultural Studies, Case Studies, Interviews
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Luchs, Antje; Fikus, Monika – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
New playground concepts--favouring natural play characteristics--emerge. The aim of our free play study is to explore the relation between newly established natural playgrounds and the widely spread contemporary ones in terms of physical activity levels. The playground features differ in vegetation, topography, size and play equipment. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Children, Playgrounds, Playground Activities
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Primus, Dirk J.; Sonnenburg, Stephan – Creativity Research Journal, 2018
The flow experience can be an important precursor to high levels of creativity and innovation. Prior work has identified and conceptualized the key elements of the flow experience in cocreative activities as individual flow corridor, individual flow feeling, and group flow. Surprisingly, the flow experience is underrepresented in theory and…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Toys, Teaching Methods, Educational Games
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Major, Louis; Watson, Steven – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2018
Video is increasingly used to support in-service teacher professional development (TPD). Advances in affordability and usability of technology mean that interest is set to develop further. Studies in this area are diverse in terms of scale, methodology and context. This places limitations on undertaking a systematic review; therefore the authors…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Inservice Teacher Education
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Tytus, Agnieszka Ewa – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
A recent surge of findings on bilingual cognitive advantage has attracted attention from both researchers and the media. An advantage has been demonstrated with regard to, inter alia, inhibiting, switching, monitoring and updating. However, Paap et al. argue that the advantage does not exist or is only limited to executive functioning. Both sides…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Questionnaires, German, Language Usage
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Gerholz, Karl-Heinz; Liszt, Verena; Klingsieck, Katrin B. – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2018
Students participate during service learning courses in a service project, which fits to a community need and has a link to curricular content. Students have a chance while engaged in the service project to apply curricular content in community practice, where they gain insights into civic engagement activities. Empirical studies revealed the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Curriculum Design, Teaching Methods, Intervention
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