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Brehm, Will – Ethnography and Education, 2019
Educational privatisation has received increasing scholarly attention in recent decades. In much of this work, educational privatisation is viewed as the outcomes of certain government policies or as the result of the influences of education businesses in school systems. This article presents a portrait of an educational entrepreneur in Cambodia…
Descriptors: Privatization, Educational History, Portraiture, Public Policy
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Ormanci, Ummuhan; Cepni, Salih – Journal of Education in Science, Environment and Health, 2019
The use of tablet in schools has been getting importance in a parallel with any change in educational policies. It can be said that the use of tablets was investigated on the variables such as success and attitude in the literature and the number of studies increased related to the applications that can be used in tablets. In this context, it was…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Berkelaar, Brenda L.; O'Connor, Erin A.; Schneider, Claire M. – Communication Teacher, 2019
Courses: Large-lecture; public speaking, business, professional, and technical communication; sales and marketing courses; courses with team-based projects. Objectives: To provide opportunities to develop public speaking skills, especially in large-lecture courses; to improve public speaking endurance; to improve students' abilities to give…
Descriptors: Public Speaking, Communication Skills, Skill Development, Large Group Instruction
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Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Fu, Qing-Ke – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
This study reviewed the mobile technology-assisted language learning studies published from 2007 to 2016 in selected journals. Several critical issues were investigated, such as research methods, research issues, language and learner types, and learning outcomes. It was found that English as a foreign/second language was the most common target…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Art Education, 2019
Howard Gardner is a superstar among many art educators. He has written dozens of books, translated into 32 languages, that explore the mind, ethics, education, and the arts. His revolutionary theory of multiple intelligences is still a major influential force today. Gardner grew up in Scranton, Pennsylvania, the son of parents who left wartime…
Descriptors: Art Education, Music, Public Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Agarwal, Pooja K.; Bain, Patrice M. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2019
"Powerful Teaching: Unleash the Science of Learning" empowers educators to harness rigorous research on how students learn and unleash it in their classrooms. In this book, cognitive scientist Pooja K. Agarwal, Ph.D., and veteran K-12 teacher Patrice M. Bain, Ed.S., decipher cognitive science research and illustrate ways to successfully…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Cognitive Science, Academic Achievement
Wiseman, Alexander W., Ed.; Damaschke-Deitrick, Lisa, Ed.; Galegher, Ericka L., Ed.; Park, Maureen F., Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2019
This volume explores the shared expectations that education is a panacea for the difficulties that refugees and their receiving countries face. This book investigates the ways in which education is both a dream solution as well as a contested landscape for refugee families and students. Using comparative, cross-national perspectives across five…
Descriptors: Refugees, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Integration
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López-Estrada, Patricia; Rodríguez, Prisca; Bonet, Maria – Online Submission, 2019
Global trends in the 21st century highlight the importance and necessity of technology use for students to demonstrate their learning processes, thus facilitating their language learning in meaningful technological contexts (Eaton, 2010). This paper seeks to address some issues dealing with the importance of technology in relation to second…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Diversity, Teaching Methods
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Graham, Charles R.; Borup, Jered; Pulham, Emily; Larsen, Ross – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2019
An increasing number of K-12 schools have adopted blended learning approaches. Current empirical research has been sparse regarding preparing teachers for blended teaching, including the skills they must develop to teach in blended contexts. This research is focused on that weakness, with the purposes of systematically identifying the skills…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Sjøen, Martin M.; Jore, Sissel H. – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
The counter-radicalisation efforts that have swept through much of the world seem to have placed schools and universities at the forefront of global counterterrorism. In this article, we review research to explore the impacts and implications of preventing radicalisation and violent extremism through education. We synthesised themes from the…
Descriptors: Prevention, Terrorism, Antisocial Behavior, Teaching Methods
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Antink-Meyer, Allison; Brown, Ryan A. – Science & Education, 2019
The inclusion of engineering standards in US science education standards is potentially important because of how limited engineering education for K-12 learners is, despite the ubiquity of engineering in students' lives. However, the majority of learners experience science education throughout their compulsory schooling. If improved engineering…
Descriptors: Science Education, Scientific Literacy, Engineering Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Beck, Joshua J.; Garris, Richard O. – Education Sciences, 2019
This study investigates the perspectives and impact that personal finance education had on participants in Western Pennsylvania. The researchers begin with a literature review of personal finance courses in the United States (U.S.). The U.S. housing market collapse is also discussed as a key component of the financial crisis that is often…
Descriptors: Money Management, Case Studies, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education
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Hove, Mediel; Ndawana, Enock – Journal of Peace Education, 2019
This article discusses the provision of education in Zimbabwe between 2000 and 2008 which occurred in the midst of a crisis. It is based on the case study of Harare and data collected from primary and secondary sources. It argues that the government's capacity to ensure the provision of education was crippled by the economic meltdown generated by…
Descriptors: Educational History, Case Studies, Government Role, Economic Climate