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Kaur, Amrita; Awang-Hashim, Rosna; Noman, Mohammad – International Journal of Multicultural Education, 2017
Schools are considered as powerful institutions that are capable of fostering a sense of coherence and common identity to integrate students of different ethnic, social, and cultural origins. Effective implementation of intercultural education at schools can facilitate social integration. However, it is important that the design and implementation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Context Effect, Multicultural Education, Definitions
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McGinnis, J. Randy; McDonald, Chris; Hestness, Emily; Breslyn, Wayne – Science Education International, 2016
This exploratory study investigates what science educators from differing groups (outside of higher education--informal and formal (K-12) and inside of higher education--content and pedagogy experts) believe are the roles and responsibilities (and what actions these might involve) in climate change education for: 1) their group of educators, and…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Teacher Role, Teacher Responsibility, Climate
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Mattheis, Allison; Ingram, Debra; Jensen, Murray S.; Jackson, Jon – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2015
This article describes the results of a study that investigated the experiences of a group of high school anatomy and physiology teachers who participated in a cadaver dissection laboratory workshop organized through a university-school partnership. Teacher feedback was collected before, during, and after the workshop through pre-arrival surveys,…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Anatomy, Physiology
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McGee, Daniel; Moore-Russo, Deborah – Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education (CITE Journal), 2015
A test project at the University of Puerto Rico in Mayagüez used GeoGebra applets to promote the concept of multirepresentational fluency among high school mathematics preservice teachers. For this study, this fluency was defined as simultaneous awareness of all representations associated with a mathematical concept, as measured by the ability to…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts
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Seglem, Robyn; Garcia, Antero – Teachers College Record, 2015
Background: Extant literature contends that it can be difficult for White preservice teachers to develop culturally relevant curriculum for the diverse students whom they will encounter in classrooms. Though there is a significant body of research about culturally responsive pedagogy, teacher education programs have struggled with how to best…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education Programs, Culturally Relevant Education, Urban Youth
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Emiroglu, Selim – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The attention and interest of listener increase the motivation and performance of the lecturer. Thus, the lecturer becomes more lively, energetic and productive during his/her presentation. Especially in the educational environments, the students, who are the listener in the classroom atmosphere, have some influences over the teachers. The aim of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Listening, Lecture Method, Student Attitudes
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Yu, Xia – TESOL Journal, 2014
Textual memorisation is a widely used yet underexplored language practice in foreign language teaching and learning in China. The research addresses the need for a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of the practices and beliefs of Chinese learners regarding the use of textual memorisation in foreign language learning. This article reports on…
Descriptors: Memorization, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Roux, Ruth; Trejo Guzmán, Nelly Paulina; González, Elsa Fernanda – GIST Education and Learning Research Journal, 2014
This article reports the findings of a qualitative study exploring in-service EFL teachers' perceptions of the learner support resources provided to them while they were taking a teacher research distance course. Findings indicate that students valued videoconferencing technology because it facilitated interacting with adviser, peers and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Distance Education
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Erbilgin, Evrim – Teaching Education, 2014
This article reports on how a program based on educative supervision supported the supervisory knowledge and practices of three cooperating teachers. The program was planned as a kind of practicum: the cooperating teachers participated in the program while working with a student teacher. The program included activities where the cooperating…
Descriptors: Cooperating Teachers, Practicum Supervision, Practicums, Cooperation
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Donnelly, Michael – British Journal of Educational Studies, 2014
This paper explores hidden messages sent out by schools about Oxbridge, using Basil Bernstein's concepts of classification and framing. Research in three case-study schools captured these messages from their everyday practices and processes, including their events and activities, sorting mechanisms, interactions and resources. Whilst all of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, College Admission
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Stolle, Elizabeth Petroelje; Frambaugh-Kritzer, Charlotte – Action in Teacher Education, 2014
Recently, interdisciplinary instruction has come back to the educational scene, specifically supported through the Common Core State Standards. As teacher educators and former middle-level teachers, the authors see this as a positive move to enhance learning for adolescents. This qualitative study sought to answer: How do secondary preservice and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Interdisciplinary Approach, Literacy Education
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Stipanovic, Natalie; Stringfield, Sam – International Journal of Educational Reform, 2013
This qualitative study explores career counseling and guidance services as provided to students engaged in career and technical education programs at three sites in the United States. The sites, consisting of high schools and community colleges, were part of the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education's 5-year studies of…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Inquiry, Career Exploration, Vocational Education
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Venegas-García, Marcia – Journal of School Leadership, 2013
Literature in leadership studies is devoid of knowledge about the unique ways that Latina/Chicana educators engage as leaders, activists, and agents for change. Women's studies, ethnic studies, and Chicana feminist studies alert us to the complex role that social context and the intersectionality of gender, ethnicity/race, and class play in the…
Descriptors: Teachers, Hispanic Americans, Leadership, Activism
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Ramnarain, U.; Molefe, P. – Africa Education Review, 2012
A high failure rate at first year physics is often attributed to the lack of readiness of high school students to pursue such studies. This research explores this issue and reports on the perceptions of five physics lecturers at a South African university on the preparedness of high school students for first year physics. Qualitative data was…
Descriptors: Learning Readiness, Physics, Semi Structured Interviews, Qualitative Research
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Russell, Melody L.; Russell, Jared A. – Professional Educator, 2011
Cooperating teachers play a vital role in the professional development of student interns. Although they serve as mentors, most cooperating teachers do not receive comprehensive or coordinated preparation for their role as effective mentors. This article presents findings from a qualitative research study exploring the perceptions of nine…
Descriptors: Cooperating Teachers, Mentors, Qualitative Research, Teacher Attitudes
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