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Guèvremont, Anne; Kohen, Dafna – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2019
The importance of learning an Aboriginal language has been documented, yet associations with positive educational outcomes are inconclusive. Previous research in the area has been limited by small sample studies, lack of comparison groups, and the omission of the consideration of socio-demographic factors and cultural activity participation. This…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, American Indian Languages, Outcomes of Education, American Indian Reservations
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Fulton, A. E.; Dimitropoulos, G.; Ayala, J.; McLaughlin, A. M.; Baynton, M.; Blaug, C.; Collins, T.; Elliott, G.; Judge-Stasiak, A.; Letkemann, L.; Ragan, E. – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2019
Field practicum plays a central role in social work education by socializing social work students to the profession and facilitating the integration of theoretical knowledge with skill development. Students can be apprehensive about beginning practicum and often lack adequate formal preparation for the practicum experience. This study evaluates…
Descriptors: Practicums, Field Experience Programs, Social Work, Masters Programs
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Gao, Yuan – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2019
International collaborations in the vocational and training (VET) sector have grown significantly in the past three decades in China as well as in other parts of the world. Despite its growing prominence, it remains a largely under-researched field compared to the large volume of research on universities' internationalization. In particular, it is…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, International Cooperation, International Education
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Farrell, Thomas S. C.; Yang, Demi – RELC Journal: A Journal of Language Teaching and Research, 2019
This article presents a case study that examined the beliefs and practices of one female English for Academic Purposes (EAP) teacher in relation to teaching second language (L2) speaking. Overall, the findings indicate that the teacher's stated beliefs converge with her classroom practices. However, instances of divergence were also observed.…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, English for Academic Purposes
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Jia, Fanli; Krettenauer, Tobias; Li, Lihong – Journal of Moral Education, 2019
Albeit the moral identity construct has gained a pivotal status in moral psychology, previous research largely neglected cultural differences. The present study investigated moral identity from a cross-cultural perspective by comparing Western (Canadian) and Eastern (Chinese) cultures in three different contexts: family, school and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Moral Values
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Martino, Wayne; Airton, Lee; Kuhl, Diana; Cumming-Potvin, Wendy – Journal of Education Policy, 2019
In this paper we draw on Mettler's concept of the "policyscape" and apply it to an examination of policy-making processes and "events" as they pertain specifically to an analysis of transgender inclusivity and gender diversity in the Ontario context. We employ Ball's focus on policy as text and policy ensembles alongside…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Inclusion, LGBTQ People
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Ge, Lin – International Education Studies, 2019
Chinese visiting professors, as Chinese university educators, are playing both practitioners and conformists in adapting to Western teaching perspectives and pedagogies while maintaining Chinese teaching beliefs. This study attempts to understand the international university experiences (Canada) of Chinese visiting professors. Arguably, Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Teacher Attitudes
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Knox, Kerry J.; Gillis, Elizabeth A. L.; Dake, Gregory R. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2019
Demands are placed on undergraduate courses in chemistry to develop transferable skills, such as teamwork, alongside subject content and technical skills. Such skills can be developed by implementing pedagogies which involve students working together. Such pedagogies can, however, pose various challenges, including unfavourable student perceptions…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Experience, Cooperative Learning, College Science
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McLean, Robert K. D.; Sen, Kunal – Research Evaluation, 2019
High-quality, use-oriented, and well-communicated research can improve social outcomes in low- and middle-income countries and, by doing so, accelerate development progress. We provide a meta-analysis of research supported by Canada's International Development Research Centre. We use a large and unique data set that comprises 170 research studies…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Meta Analysis, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences
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Veletanlic, Emina; Sá, Creso – Research Evaluation, 2019
Canada's research policy over the past three decades has steered national science toward industrial innovation. Yet, the outcomes of this policy orientation are debatable. Macro-level indicators continue to show weak performance in firm innovation, and there is also evidence that this policy stance has had material effects on science at the meso…
Descriptors: School Business Relationship, Partnerships in Education, College Science, Science Instruction
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Arbeit, Caren A.; Bentz, Alexander; Cataldi, Emily Forrest; Sanders, Herschel – RTI International, 2019
In recent years, nontraditional workforce training programs have proliferated inside and outside of traditional postsecondary institutions. A subset of these programs, bootcamps, advertise high job placement rates and have been hailed by policymakers as key to training skilled workers. However, few formal data exist on the number, types, prices,…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Training, Online Courses, Conventional Instruction
Guile, David, Ed.; Unwin, Lorna, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"The Wiley Handbook of Vocational Education and Training" offers an in-depth guide to the theories, practices, and policies of vocational education and training (VET). With contributions from a panel of leading international scholars, the Handbook contains 27 authoritative essays from a wide range of disciplines. The contributors present…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Theory Practice Relationship
OECD Publishing, 2019
Good health is a benefit in many domains, such as work, studies or social relationships. Fostering a sound knowledge on healthy habits and the implications of risk-taking behaviours is a key to shaping societies with healthier lifestyles.
Descriptors: Health, Health Care Costs, Health Behavior, Health Education
Karakütük, Kasim; Ozbal, Ece Ozdogan – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this research is to reveal the relationship between women's education, women's labor force participation and national income in G20 countries. The relationships between women's education, women's labor force participation and national income were analyzed by the panel data analysis method for the G20 countries for the period…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Labor Force, Employed Women, Income
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Ellis, Jason; Yoon, Ee-Seul – Canadian Journal of Educational Administration and Policy, 2019
This article examines the transformation over time of alternative secondary school programs in Vancouver, British Columbia (BC). It approaches school choice from a historical standpoint, to make the point that today's choice policies are neither entirely recent nor entirely neoliberal in origin. Instead, they are built on past precedent and policy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nontraditional Education, School Choice, School Districts
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