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Green, Wendy – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2019
Many educational institutions aim to engage students in "global learning" at home and abroad through the process of "internationalization of the curriculum" (IoC). Yet research indicates that students experience and understand IoC in diverse, often unintended ways, and instances of students' diverse perspectives informing IoC…
Descriptors: Global Education, International Education, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Grigal, Meg; Cooney, Lori; Hart, Debra – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2019
Engagement and academic success in middle school is critically important to ensure students with disabilities complete high school and have a viable path to and through postsecondary education. Although most middle school students say they want to pursue postsecondary education or training, a significant proportion are not actively engaged in…
Descriptors: College Readiness, Career Readiness, Middle School Students, Youth
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Fogo, Brad; Reisman, Abby; Breakstone, Joel – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2019
Although most teachers adapt curriculum, we know little about teachers' rationales for modifying materials, how these rationales align with actual modifications, nor whether any patterns exist in the modifications that teachers make. This is especially the case in history/social studies, where research on curriculum is scant and research on…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Curriculum Development, Media Adaptation, Instructional Materials
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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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Cranston-Gingras, Ann; Alvarez McHatton, Patricia M.; Allsopp, David H.; Colucci, Karen; Hoppey, David; Hahn, Stacy – New Educator, 2019
The rationale, process, critical features, and lessons learned by faculty members during the redesign and implementation of our previously existing special education teacher education program into an innovative program integrating research-supported effective teacher education practices are described in this article. We begin with the rationale…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Innovation, Special Education, Program Effectiveness
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Cuenca, Alexander; Nichols, Joseph R., Jr. – New Educator, 2019
This article explores the nature of a federal intervention into teacher education through state policy making and problem framing. The authors examined the 16 comprehensive educator equity plans that were approved by the U.S. Department of Education in 2015 and surface four inadequacies the reports communicate about teacher education: (a) an…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, State Policy, Educational Policy
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Avni, Sharon; Finn, Heather B. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
To improve students' outcomes and retention rates, community colleges have implemented acceleration strategies which hasten the completion of educational requirements (Edgecombe, 2011). The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of an accelerated freshmen writing course on teachers' curricular decisions and pedagogical practices at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Outcomes of Education, Acceleration (Education), College Freshmen
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Luckett, Kathy – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
This article reports on an analysis undertaken in the field of African philosophies using selected conceptual tools from Maton's Legitimation Code Theory (LCT). In response to calls by South African students for 'decolonising' the Humanities curriculum, the practical purpose of the analysis was to generate theoretically-informed guidelines for…
Descriptors: African Culture, Humanities, Educational Change, Curriculum Development
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Pavão, Inês; Santos, Fernando; Wright, Paul M.; Gonçalves, Francisco – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2019
The teaching personal and social responsibility (TPSR) model has been considered a valuable tool for children to reach their full potential in life. However, little research has been conducted with the TPSR model in preschool contexts. The purpose of the present study was to understand the experiences of a program leader while implementing a…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Citizenship Responsibility, Preschool Education, Preschool Children
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Scanlon, Dylan; MacPhail, Ann; Calderón, Antonio – Curriculum Studies in Health and Physical Education, 2019
Ireland is set to introduce an examinable physical education curriculum (Leaving Certificate Physical Education (LCPE)) in the final two years of post-primary school. A Physical Education Development Group (PEDG) were tasked with the responsibility of constructing the LCPE specification. This paper explores the LCPE curriculum development process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Curriculum Development, Physical Education Teachers
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Gerde, Hope K.; Skibbe, Lori E.; Wright, Tanya S.; Douglas, Sarah N. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2019
Writing is a core school readiness skill, yet preschools typically provide children with limited writing opportunities. To consider how curricular materials guide writing instruction, the five most common Head Start curricula were systematically examined in accordance with the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework. Curricula were coded…
Descriptors: Federal Programs, Preschool Children, Preschool Curriculum, Curriculum Evaluation
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Tataroglu, Eylem – Educational Research and Reviews, 2019
Turkey's Ministry of National Education aims to identify and develop valuable characteristics to prepare the nation's young for their professional life as adults. The Ministry has been conducting an extensive and comprehensive review of the educational system since the beginning of 2000. Educational system was implemented in time for the 2012/2013…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, Visual Arts, National Curriculum
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Rodriguez, Nathian Shae; Huemmer, Jennifer – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2019
The study, undertaken in the United States, investigates the lived experiences of instructors whose courses focus on gender/feminism, queer/LGBT, and race/ethnicity studies in response to the post-2016 US election's divisive socio political climate. Instructors' preparation, content, and teaching were influenced by political and pop-culture events…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Higher Education, College Students, Student Diversity
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Doyle, Andrew; Seery, Niall; Canty, Donal; Buckley, Jeffrey – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
A philosophical shift in policy now situates the development of technological capability as the focus of Irish technology education. Internationally, the effectiveness of curricular reform in the discipline has previously been called to question, as the legacy of the preceding vocational craft subjects has been seen to throttle the evolution of…
Descriptors: Design, Technology Education, Educational Policy, Educational Philosophy
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Spyropoulou, Natalia; Pierrakeas, Christos J.; Kameas, Achilles – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2019
Massive open online courses (MOOC) constitute an emerging technology for distance and open education while interest in incorporating them in higher education is constantly growing. Due to the free and open access learning opportunities that they offer, they attract an immense number of learners from all over the world. Additionally, because of…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Curriculum Development, Educational Cooperation, Open Universities
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