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Raker, Jeffrey R.; Gibbons, Rebecca E.; Cruz-Ramírez de Arellano, Daniel – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
Affect is associated with success and persistence in STEM courses and degree programs. Measurement tools that produce valid and reliable data are essential to capturing the impact of evidenced-based instructional practices and reformed curricula on learning. We report the development of the Achievement Emotions Questionnaire for use in…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, STEM Education, Academic Achievement, Psychometrics
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Gardner, Grant E.; Parrish, Jennifer – Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education, 2019
Biology graduate teaching assistants (GTAs) are a critical instructional group in the successful implementation of classroom reform efforts in higher education. Despite this, little is known about effective Teaching Professional Development (TPD) of this largely novice instructor group. This Idea to explore article proposes that a comparison of…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Biology, Science Instruction
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Hill, Christopher T. – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
In this paper, I briefly review the concept of the Post-Scientific Society and then present some of the confirming evidence for the aptness of the concept. This leads to important implications for how we should think about education and workforce development in the twenty-first century. Both require the incorporation of a very high cognitive level…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Education Work Relationship, Science Education, Science and Society
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Suter, Larry E.; Camilli, Gregory – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
Comparisons of US student achievement to other countries, conducted since the 1960s, have received extensive media coverage in the USA. Policy studies have cited these comparisons as evidence that the quality of US educational performance in mathematics and science requires federal intervention. Policy makers have been particularly concerned that…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, STEM Education, Academic Standards, Academic Achievement
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Billingham, Chase M. – Urban Education, 2019
Recent research has determined that racial segregation within school districts has decreased, on average, over the past two decades, even as segregation between school districts has persisted. Although case studies have documented White families' return to urban public schools, with potential implications for segregation patterns, quantitative…
Descriptors: School Segregation, School Districts, Urban Schools, Public Schools
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Veiga, Amélia; Magalhães, António; Amaral, Alberto – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
This paper addresses convergence as a political issue stemming from the political coordination of the European Higher Education Area. From the perspective of cultural theory, this issue relies on the fact that the influence of ways of life are not evenly influential in the political coordination of the European Higher Education Area. Convening the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
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Hira, Ron – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
Outsourcing is a business strategy to cut costs by relocating jobs from high-cost countries, like the USA, to low-cost ones, like India. The practice involves moving the jobs and transferring knowledge, technologies, and capabilities. Outsourcing has been growing in scale and scope in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) occupations,…
Descriptors: Outsourcing, STEM Education, Labor Force, Costs
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Salzman, Hal; Lieff Benderly, Beryl – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2019
The relationship between education policy and workforce policy has long been uneasy. It is widely believed in many quarters of American society that the U.S. education system is in decline and, what's more, that it bears significant responsibility for a wide range of social ills, including stagnant wages, increasing inequality, high unemployment,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Policy, Labor Supply, Labor Market
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Afdal, Hilde Wågsås; Afdal, Geir – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
Changing conditions in the realm of teacher professionalism have consequences for teachers' professional values and ethics. To a large degree, the literature concludes that increases in accountability policies seem to result in more restricted space for teachers' professional values and ethical autonomy. Less attention has been given to which…
Descriptors: Values, Professionalism, Accountability, Ethics
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Dixon, Jo; Ward, Jade; Blower, Sarah – Child Care in Practice, 2019
There has been increased recognition of the importance of hearing the views of children and young people in and from care about the services and decisions that affect their lives. The emphasis on young people's voices aims to give weight to, and raise awareness of, their experiences and outcomes, and the need for policy and practice improvements.…
Descriptors: Participative Decision Making, Foster Care, Late Adolescents, Foreign Countries
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Mannay, Dawn; Staples, Eleanor; Hallett, Sophie; Roberts, Louise; Rees, Alyson; Evans, Rhiannon; Andrews, Darren – Child Care in Practice, 2019
The educational experiences and outcomes of care experienced children and young people is of longstanding concern. The pervasive inequalities they face suggest that current policies have been unable to respond fully to the complex causes of the problem. This paper reflects on a qualitative study into the educational experiences and aspirations of…
Descriptors: Child Care, Children, Youth, Student Empowerment
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Templin, Thomas J.; Graber, Kim C.; Richards, K. Andrew R. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
Physical education teacher education is at a "tipping point" in history, where the survivability of the profession in many institutions of higher education may be in question. This monograph reflects an initial attempt to understand recruitment and retention in physical education teacher education programs from the perspective of program…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Student Recruitment, Academic Persistence
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Richards, K. Andrew R.; Templin, Thomas J. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2019
Chapter 2 (see EJ1202568) overviewed the teacher pipeline and documented some of the challenges faced by the physical education profession in relation to teacher education recruitment and retention. Given declining program enrollments and the elimination of some once-prominent programs, a theory of action is recommended for understanding how the…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Student Recruitment, Academic Persistence
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Järlehed, Johan – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2019
This paper draws on a multimodal notion of metrolingualism to discuss playful T-shirt displays of Galician and Basque language, culture and identity. They invite the audience to reflect on notions of Galicianness and Basqueness by mixing localising resources such as minority language and cultural heritage with globalised resources of fluidity,…
Descriptors: Romance Languages, Language Usage, Play, Clothing
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Byker, Erik Jon; Putman, Michael; Reddy, Chris; LeGrange, Lesley – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2019
Two South African professors and two U.S. professors investigate the need for environmental education in preparing U.S.-based preservice teachers for a South African study abroad trip.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Teacher Educators, College Faculty
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