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Wickstrom, Megan H.; Wilm, Stephanie; Mills, Emily; Johnson, Alexis; Leonard, Nicole; Larberg, Raegan – Educational Action Research, 2018
Pre-service teachers need to develop habits of mind that allow them to grow as new teachers. This article describes an elementary mathematics methods course in which teaching as an experiment was used a framework for pre-service teachers to participate in action research by developing learning goals, observing and analyzing student thinking,…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teaching Experience, Student Teacher Attitudes
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Kiley, Margaret; Holbrook, Allyson; Lovat, Terence; Fairbairn, Hedy; Starfield, Sue; Paltridge, Brian – Australian Universities' Review, 2018
While there has been considerable research on doctoral examination there is little that examines the various roles of the oral component and what issues one might consider if introducing or revising that aspect of the thesis examination process. This matter is of particular importance in Australia where it is not usual to have an oral component as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Dissertations, Evaluation Methods, Verbal Tests
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Hutzell, Kirsten L.; Payne, Allison Ann – Journal of School Violence, 2018
This study examines the impact of bullying victimization on school avoidance by proposing the following hypotheses: (1) Net of other factors, students who have experienced bullying victimization are more likely to engage in school avoidance behaviors; (2) There are protective factors that will decrease this relationship between bullying…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Regression (Statistics), Student Surveys
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McKenzie, Sophie; Spence, Aaron; Nicholas, Maria – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2018
This paper explores the design, development and evaluation of an early childhood literacy iPad application, focusing on the English Alphabet, called "A to Z Safari" trialled in Australian classrooms. A to Z Safari was designed to assist students in the early years of schooling with learning the alphabet and building on their knowledge of…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Early Childhood Education, Instructional Design, Handheld Devices
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Xu, Huixuan; Yang, Min – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2018
This article draws on Marcia's model that defines four statuses of adolescents' identity formation to examine adolescent moral and civic identity formation. Interviews were conducted with 23 students at three Hong Kong senior secondary schools to address the following research question: How does community service help adolescents develop their…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Community Services, Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries
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Janand, Anne; Notais, Amélie – Learning Organization, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to explore the types of learning engendered by internal mobility (IM) by referring to the principles elaborated by Bateson (1972). Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative methodology is followed with interviews among 50 professionals working at four large French firms. Findings: A system of classification for IM is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning, Occupational Mobility, Qualitative Research
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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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Recchia, Susan L.; McDevitt, Seung Eun – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
Although child-rearing beliefs and practices vary widely across cultures, a dominant discourse on how to teach and care for young children undergirds most early childhood teacher education programs. In this qualitative multicase study, the authors explored the ways that immigrant preservice teachers negotiated their emerging teacher identities…
Descriptors: Infants, Toddlers, Child Rearing, Parenting Styles
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Liu, Min; Ko, Yujung; Willmann, Amanda; Fickert, Cynda – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2018
This study examined 342 teachers' views of professional development (PD) provided by a large school district to support its iPad initiative. We were interested in investigating teachers' perceptions of this district-provided PD, any change in teachers' views, and how they used iPads in their instruction while/after receiving PD. The findings,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Nogry, S.; Varly, P. – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2018
Information and communication technology (ICT) use among children in low-income countries remains understudied. The purpose of this study is to describe laptop usage among children in the context of the One Laptop per Child (OLPC) project 4 years after the laptops were first introduced in a community in Madagascar. The study was conducted using a…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Low Income Groups
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García-García, Javier; Dolores-Flores, Crisólogo – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
In this article, we report the results of research that explores the intra-mathematical connections that high school students make when they solve Calculus tasks, in particular those involving the derivative and the integral. We consider mathematical connections as a cognitive process through which a person relates or associates two or more ideas,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Mathematics Skills, Calculus
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Varea, Valeria – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
This paper explores how a cohort of pre-service Health and Physical Education (HPE) teachers from an Australian university describe and construct their understandings of health and the body. Given that the courses that these undergraduates take in their degree programme present different perspectives on health and the body, a relevant question is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Health Education, Preservice Teachers
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Lan, Yu-Ju; Liao, Chia-Ying – Innovation in Language Learning and Teaching, 2018
The study aimed at enhancing Chinese as a second language (CSL) students' listening comprehension by using authentic contexts in Second Life (SL). Twenty-seven CSL students from 4 countries participated in the 6-week study. A within-subject design was adopted to confirm the effects of 3D immersive experiences on CSL students' listening…
Descriptors: Listening Comprehension, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Interviews
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Omdal, Heidi – Journal of Educational Change, 2018
The being together intervention intends to raise teacher capacity in Norwegian Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC) institutions and promote social and emotional development in preschoolers by implementing an authoritative (warm and predictable) adult style in the institution. An authoritative adult balances between building up high quality…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Capacity Building, Intervention, Child Care Centers
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Perry-Hazan, Lotem; Perelstain, Oshrat – Journal of Educational Change, 2018
This study explores the impact of litigation on the mobilization of ethnic equality in the admission to Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) schools in Israel, and examines the socio-political mechanisms that have shaped this impact. It uses a case-study approach and draws on an analysis of documents and interviews. The findings confirm the conclusions of…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Equal Education, Ethnic Groups, Educational Policy
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