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Tamtik, Merli – International Journal of Educational Management, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine parental and students' decisions regarding participating in K-12 level study abroad programs in Manitoba, Canada. Design/methodology/approach: The study reports on data collected through document analysis and semi-structured interviews with 18 international students and 14 parents. Findings: The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
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Krechetnikov, K. G.; Pestereva, N. M. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2017
The object of this study is the characteristics of the development of the present-day national education systems in two leading economies of the Asia-Pacific region (APR), Japan and the Republic of Korea (Korea). Its main purpose is a comparative analysis of the aspect of the state's education policy dealing with enhancing the national markets for…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, International Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
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Martin, Florence; Ahlgrim-Delzell, Lynn; Budhrani, Kiran – American Journal of Distance Education, 2017
Systematic reviews of literature are studies that strategically search for published research on a specific topic in order to synthesize what is known about the topic. This systematic review describes 157 articles on synchronous online learning (SOL) from thirty-four different countries on instructional setting, content areas, participant…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Research, Synchronous Communication, Electronic Learning
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Teeter, Jennifer – English Language Teaching, 2015
In this study, a qualitative analysis of 276 first-year Japanese university science major responses to plagiarism to deconstruct prevailing generalizations regarding the incidence of plagiarism by Japanese university students. These students were enrolled in a compulsory yearlong English academic writing course. While utilizing a contextualized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, College Students, Science Instruction
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Lark, Amy; Richmond, Gail; Pennock, Robert T. – American Biology Teacher, 2014
New science standards and reform recommendations spanning grades K--16 focus on a limited set of key scientific concepts from each discipline that all students should know. They also emphasize the integration of these concepts with science practices so that students learn not only the "what" of science but also the "how" and…
Descriptors: Evolution, Classroom Techniques, Case Studies, Scientific Concepts
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Suzuki, Shin'ichi – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2014
In this paper, I will discuss how to enhance Japanese teacher education. After sketching teacher education from the mid-1940s to the 1960s, I sum up the main topics people discussed through each decade of the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s. Illustrating some of the current topics of teacher education in the first decade of the new century, I discuss what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational History, Schools of Education
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Saito, Eisuke; Atencio, Matthew – Educational Review, 2014
The purpose of this paper is to discuss group learning in line with economic perspectives of embeddedness and integration emanating from the work of Karl Polanyi. Polanyi's work defines economy as a necessary interaction among human beings for survival; the economy is considered inextricably linked from broader society and social relations rather…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Economics, Educational Policy, Rewards
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West, Kazuko Ito – Journal of Mathematics Education at Teachers College, 2013
What would be one of the most sensible ways for a country to invest to achieve maximal economic growth? A recent study (Chetty, Friedman, & Rockoff, 2011) by economists at Harvard and Columbia Universities shows that better teacher quality results in significantly higher students' lifetime earnings. And investing in public school teachers…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Public Schools, Foreign Countries, Teacher Effectiveness
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Towndrow, Phillip A.; Vallance, Michael – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to detail the necessity for more informed decision making and leadership in the implementation of 1-to-1 computing in education. Design/methodology/approach: The contexts of high-tech countries of Singapore and Japan are used as case studies to contextualize and support four evidence-based recommendations for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Decision Making, Leadership, Computer Uses in Education
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Mulder, Fred – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2013
In its first decade (2001-2010) the OER movement has been carried by numerous relevant and successful projects around the globe. These were sometimes large-scale but more often not, and they were primarily initiated by innovating educational institutions and explorative individual experts. What has remained, however, is the quest for a sustainable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Multimedia Materials
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Miyagawa, Tetsuya; Yamagishi, Yoshio; Mizuno, Shun – Interactive Learning Environments, 2013
"Walk Rally" (WR), an orienteering-like recreation game, is common, especially in Japan. Numerous trials to combine WR with educational activities are being carried out by some educators. However, participants are always at the risk of straying and subjected to various accidents during the WR. We developed a WR support system based on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Recreational Activities, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
Mifsud, Mark C. – Online Submission, 2012
There is a considerable body of literature on research on environmental knowledge, attitude and action. A lot of research has occurred on the primary and secondary school populations and the general population. However, much less emphasis has been placed on studies that concern post-compulsory education students in the range from 16 to 18 years…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conservation (Environment), Knowledge Level, Attitudes
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Takeda, Sachiko – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2012
Although human rights are often expressed as universal tenets, the concept was conceived in a particular socio-political and historical context. Conceptualisations and practice of human rights vary across societies, and face numerous challenges. After providing an historical account of the conceptualisation of human rights in Japanese society,…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Human Relations, Foreign Countries, Educational History
Tarc, Paul – Canadian Journal of Education, 2012
The term "globalization" does more than represent a set of material (and ideological) processes that have impacts on education and schooling. Additionally, "globalization" operates as a conceptual lens or set of interventions, which is significantly impacting academic discourses in Education and in other disciplines. Not only…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Educational Research, Discourse Analysis, Knowledge Economy
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Saito, Eisuke – Professional Development in Education, 2012
In recent research, it has been argued that effective professional learning would continue over the long term and is best suited for a school community that promotes learning. This requires an examination of the teachers on a daily basis. In order to develop such a community, it becomes increasingly important for teachers to mutually observe and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews, Lesson Plans, Educational Practices
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