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Welling, Katharina; Roebben, Bert – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2018
In this article the method of Scriptural Reasoning (SR), a text-based approach to interreligious dialogue between participants of the three Abrahamic religions, was implemented for a teacher education setting at a German university. Not only students with an outspoken religious conviction but also agnostic and atheist students, preparing…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Biblical Literature, Qualitative Research, Religion
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Parkes, Aisling; Donson, Fiona – Child Care in Practice, 2018
Recent years have witnessed a gradual increase in international research on the effects of parental incarceration on families and prisoners both in the short, medium and long term. However, the rights of children with a parent in prison is a subject which, in the Irish context at least, has been ill considered to date by policy and law makers.…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Qualitative Research, Fathers
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Tasca, Melinda – Child Care in Practice, 2018
The intersection of mass incarceration and fatherhood is of particular interest to a growing number of scholars, policymakers, and practitioners. In this study, the role of fathers in children's lives before and during imprisonment are investigated from the caregiver perspective. Reliance on caregivers' accounts offers valuable insight into the…
Descriptors: Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Fathers, Parent Role
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Ni Shuilleabhain, Aoibhinn; Seery, Aidan – Professional Development in Education, 2018
Based in a time of major curriculum reform, this article reports on a qualitative case study of teacher professional development (PD) in the Republic of Ireland (ROI). Five mathematics teachers in an Irish secondary school were introduced to and participated in successive cycles of school-based lesson study (LS) over the course of one academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Faculty Development, Mathematics Teachers
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Perry, Emily; Boylan, Mark – Professional Development in Education, 2018
Research on teacher professional development is extensive but there are fewer studies about the practitioners who facilitate professional development. Here we report on a pilot programme for professional development facilitators rooted in a cycle of action research. Informed by a categorisation of professional knowledge and skills of facilitators,…
Descriptors: Facilitators (Individuals), Faculty Development, Pilot Projects, Action Research
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Sato, Takahiro; Haegele, Justin A. – Professional Development in Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to investigate in-service physical education teachers' engagement during online adapted physical education (APE) graduate professional development. This study was based on andragogy theory. All participants were in-service physical education teachers enrolled in a state-approved online APE endorsement program at a…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Grounded Theory, Teacher Attitudes
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Waymer, Damion; Brown, Kenon A.; Baker, Kimberly; Fears, Lillie – Communication Teacher, 2018
We interviewed racially/ethnically diverse, early career public relations practitioners. By asking participants to reflect on their collegiate social and educational development, we unearth contributing factors to these individuals' success both in college and in their professions to date. Respondents desired much more in-school training and…
Descriptors: Socialization, Career Development, Public Relations, Undergraduate Study
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Yuan, Jiangmei; Kim, ChanMin – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2018
Although peer assessment is widely implemented in higher education, not all students are highly engaged in it. To enhance student engagement in peer assessment, we designed and developed a web-based tool, autonomy-supportive peer assessment (ASPA), to support students' need for autonomy when they conducted peer assessment. Students' sense of…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, College Students, Learner Engagement, Student Participation
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Lee, Dabae; Morrone, Anastasia S.; Siering, Greg – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2018
To promote student learning and bolster student success, higher education institutions are increasingly creating large active learning classrooms to replace traditional lecture halls. Although there have been many efforts to examine the effects of those classrooms on learning outcomes, there is paucity of research that can inform the design and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Classroom Environment, Lecture Method
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Chiboola, Hector; Munsaka, Sody M. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
The aim of this study was to determine the nature and role of traditional forms of counselling and the scope of common problems presented to traditional counsellors in Lusaka province. It used a qualitative research methodology and deployed a holistic single-case study design with multiple embedded units of analysis. The sample consisted of 80…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Counseling Techniques, Counselors, Qualitative Research
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Värk, Aare; Reino, Anne – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
This article reports the outcomes of a phenomenographical study of case managers' conceptions of case management work and its influence on the process and performance of the work of counselling the unemployed. A heterogeneous sample of 11 Estonian case managers was selected for in-depth interviews. Analysis of the interviews revealed three…
Descriptors: Caseworkers, Unemployment, Counselor Attitudes, Caseworker Approach
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Burciaga, Rebeca; Kohli, Rita – Multicultural Perspectives, 2018
Discussions of teacher preparation, qualifications, and effectiveness are at the heart of increasing attacks on public education. In this article, we contribute to the growing body of literature that works to challenge the narrowing parameters of what is considered effective teacher pedagogy, particularly as it relates to the noted value of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Minority Group Teachers, Teacher Qualifications, Racial Differences
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Khodabandeh, Farzaneh – Teaching English with Technology, 2018
This study examines the effect of storytelling through the use of Telegram on oral language of English foreign language (EFL) students. To this end, thirty English students aged 18 to 21 took part in the research. Before the treatment, they were interviewed by two instructors and were graded as low-proficient speakers of English. The selected…
Descriptors: Story Telling, English (Second Language), Oral Language, Second Language Instruction
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Regalla, Michele; Davies, Alex; Grissom, Donita; Losavio, Antonio – Multicultural Perspectives, 2018
This study investigates a service-learning program for university students seeking teacher certification examined through the lens of sociocultural theory. Data was collected from teacher candidates (TCs) in the form of surveys and an open-ended writing assignment. Administrators from the partner schools were also interviewed to provide their…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Writing Assignments, Feedback (Response), Sociocultural Patterns
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Abed, Mohaned Ghazi – World Journal of Education, 2018
At the present time, ICT (Information and Communication Technology) is recognised as a pressing consideration in educational establishments worldwide. Accordingly, the present research proved to be valuable to teaching staff, teachers in (Special Educational Needs) SEN and leaders in schools. This work's aim was centred on explaining and examining…
Descriptors: Mainstreaming, Teacher Attitudes, Special Needs Students, Technology Uses in Education
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