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Hall, Nathan C. – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2019
In contrast to a burgeoning research literature on the role of emotions in learning and instruction in Western culture, research on how emotions impact student and teacher development in Asian countries is lacking. The present paper reviews seven publications included in the 2019 Special Issue of The Asia--Pacific Education Researcher examining…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Asians, Role, Teacher Attitudes
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Durak, Gürhan; Çankaya, Serkan – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2018
In recent years, a new concept called seamless learning has appeared. This concept depends on the premise that learning should be maintained without interruption in different environments. Seamless learning is also important not only for meeting the expectations of the new generation whose life styles and learning needs are different but also for…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Databases, Foreign Countries, Life Style
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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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Walker, Zachary – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2016
Global comparisons of teacher education programs should start with an understanding of the school systems that teachers are being prepared for in their local contexts. The purpose of this article is to describe Singapore's dual education system as well as teacher preparation in a country that educates many students with disabilities in a separate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education Teachers, Inclusion, Educational Objectives
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Min, Huang; Kangdi, Cheng – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Bilingual education policy in Singapore permits the students learn both English as working language and mother tongues, such as Chinese, as L2 anchoring to culture heritage. Starting from historical and sociolinguistic reasons, this paper is intended to provide a panoramic view of Chinese education in Singapore, clarify and compare Chinese…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sociolinguistics, Second Language Programs, Chinese
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Braeken, Johan; Blömeke, Sigrid – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2016
Using data from the international Teacher Education and Development Study: Learning to Teach Mathematics (TEDS-M), the measurement equivalence of teachers' beliefs across countries is investigated for the case of "mathematics-as-a fixed-ability". Measurement equivalence is a crucial topic in all international large-scale assessments and…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Bayesian Statistics, Test Bias, Teacher Education
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Zhang, Lawrence Jun – Australian Review of Applied Linguistics, 2016
The teaching of writing in English as a second/foreign language (ESL/EFL) has been a challenging task for many teachers due to its multifaceted nature. This paper is a reflection on ESL/EFL writing teaching in three countries, namely China, Singapore, and New Zealand, with particular reference to professionalizing ESL/ EFL writing and ESL/EFL…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Writing Instruction
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O'Neill, Marnie; Chapman, Anne – Education Research and Perspectives, 2015
The impetus for this special issue arose from our interest in the ways in which the processes of globalisation and internationalisation influence the organisation and delivery of education in the South East Asian region. A key feature of these processes at all levels of education is the global trend towards English in schooling, teaching and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, English (Second Language), Language Role
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Leong, Wei Shin – Music Education Research, 2014
With the articulation of new "Holistic and Balanced Assessment" initiatives in Singaporean schools, a new standard of conceptualising and enacting classroom assessment is expected of Singaporean teachers. This paper draws on findings from a study of the diversity of classroom assessment "concourse", representing the variations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Music Teachers, Educational Assessment, Classroom Techniques
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Ng, Irene Y. H. – Educational Review, 2014
International research on the effects of educational regimes on intergenerational mobility suggests that Singapore's education system possesses characteristics that tend to decrease intergenerational mobility. These characteristics include ability-based and school-based streaming, privatization of basic and tertiary education, expansion of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Generational Differences, Educational Mobility, Social Mobility
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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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Teo, Tang Wee; Ke, Kaijie Justin – Theory Into Practice, 2014
As former and current STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) school teachers in Singapore, we explore the challenges we both experienced while teaching at different STEM schools. Through this article, we make a case for the teacher preparation programs locally and around the world to give more attention to a changing education…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, STEM Education, Science Instruction, Knowledge Base for Teaching
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Lin, Tzu-Chiang; Tsai, Chin-Chung; Chai, Ching Sing; Lee, Min-Hsien – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2013
The application of information and communication technology in instruction is highly emphasized in the contemporary education of science teachers. This paper hence aims to explore science teachers' perceptions of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) addressing teachers' perceptions of the affordances of technology application in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Seong, David Ng Foo – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess leadership learning in a principalship development programme. Design/methodology/approach: This case study adopted Popper's three worlds as an analytical framework to assess leadership learning in a principalship development programme. The unit of assessment of learning is knowledge--more…
Descriptors: Leadership, Foreign Countries, Principals, Leadership Training
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