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Leutwyler, Bruno; Popov, Nikolay; Wolhuter, Charl – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2017
This is a comparative study focused on the internationalization of teacher education in three countries--Bulgaria, Switzerland, and South Africa. The authors stress on the fact that on the one hand, teacher education is exposed to the increasing imperative to internationalize but on the other hand, teacher education is traditionally to a very…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Context Effect, Global Approach
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Hextrum, Kirsten Michelle – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
College sports remain in flux with multiple court cases threaten the governing principle amateurism swept the nation. The research informing this movement assumes capitalism drives intercollegiate athletics (Clotfelter, 2011; Smith, 2011; Sperber, 2000). Yet framing college sports' problems as capitalist leads to a narrow set of solutions like…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Student Athletes, Racial Bias, College Athletics
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Lochte, Hilary; Carter, Julie H. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
In this paper the authors argue that a confluence of powerful interests has descended upon the work of teacher education from all possible points of entry via the edTPA. The paper uses Actor Network Theory to trace one particular set of complex social associations created and acted upon in the adoption and implementation of a single national…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Accountability, Teacher Evaluation, Preservice Teachers
Agnihotri, Lalitha; Aghababyan, Ani; Mojarad, Shirin; Riedesel, Mark; Essa, Alfred – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2015
Student login data is a key resource for gaining insight into their learning experience. However, the scale and the complexity of this data necessitate a thorough exploration to identify potential actionable insights, thus rendering it less valuable compared to student achievement data. To compensate for the underestimation of login data…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Web Based Instruction, Student Behavior, Correlation
Lukaš, Mirko; Samardžic, Darko – Online Submission, 2015
Numerous researches have demonstrated the enormous role of teachers in achievements of students. Educated and motivated teacher that cares about the success of students devotes more effort to preparing the lesson and thus provides the students better conditions for achieving results. The problem occurs when teachers are not equally qualified,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Admission Criteria, College Admission
Imai, Yoshiro; Imai, Masatoshi; Moritoh, Yoshio – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
This paper presents trial evaluation of a visual computer simulator in 2009-2011, which has been developed to play some roles of both instruction facility and learning tool simultaneously. And it illustrates an example of Computer Architecture education for University students and usage of e-Learning tool for Assembly Programming in order to…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teaching Methods, Cooperative Learning, Programming
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Arvanitis, Panagiotis – Research-publishing.net, 2013
In the first half of the twentieth century, notions such as linguistic structures and students' linguistic capacity were the traditional elements of any language teaching. These notions are yielding their place to the functional use of language and how language is being shaped by the different communicative situations. This communicative approach…
Descriptors: Speech Acts, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
Omachonu, Florence – Online Submission, 2012
A recent publication by the American Council on Education's, Office of Women in Higher Education (2010), shows that women and minorities promoted to senior level administrative positions have made gains. However, they remain underrepresented on most campuses. This paper argues that the slow emergence of women and minorities into senior level…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Females, Human Resources, Barriers
Johnson, Jeffrey Alan – Association for Institutional Research (NJ1), 2011
This paper examines the tension in the process of designing student surveys between the methodological requirements of good survey design and the institutional needs for survey data. Building on the commonly used argumentative approach to construct validity, I build an interpretive argument for student opinion surveys that allows assessment of the…
Descriptors: Student Surveys, Graduate Surveys, Opinions, Universities
Bembenutty, Hefer – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this study was to examine whether teacher candidates with mastery- and performance-approach orientations would perceived their education courses as depicting a goal structure consistent with their personal orientations, use of self-regulatory strategies, and motivation for learning. A latent class analysis procedure was used to…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Goal Orientation, Student Motivation, Preservice Teacher Education
Steedle, Jeffrey T. – Online Submission, 2010
Tests of college learning are often administered to obtain value-added scores indicating whether score gains are below, near, or above typical performance for students of given entering academic ability. This study compares the qualities of value-added scores generated by the original Collegiate Learning Assessment value-added approach and a new…
Descriptors: Institutional Evaluation, Academic Achievement, Academic Ability, Outcomes of Education
Magzan, Masa; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Juric, Visnja – Online Submission, 2010
This paper describes several models of teamwork used in business curricula at Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM) in Croatia. Since its foundation in 2002, ZSEM has been implementing best academic practices for quality assurance. This is done both in terms of integrating ICT in teaching and learning, as well as applying contemporary…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Student Attitudes, Quality Control, Foreign Countries