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Tafere, Matebe – International Journal of Educational Administration and Policy Studies, 2014
This study is on the leadership practices of the dean of Combined Army Academy. The research is a qualitative design. The academic staff members were the participants of the study. Formal and informal conversational interview approaches, personal observation and document analysis were the instruments of the study. Thematic analysis was used for…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Educational Practices, Military Schools, Military Training
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Schall-Leckrone, Laura; Pavlak, Christina – Association of Mexican American Educators Journal, 2014
This article reports empirical evidence about the influence of a pre-service methods course on preparing aspiring and practicing content teachers to work with adolescent bilingual learners in secondary schools. Qualitative methods were used to analyze the extent to which participants developed abilities to plan instruction and to think complexly…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students, Teacher Role, Language Teachers
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Bobeth-Neumann, Wiebke – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2014
This is a study about teacher careers to elementary school principals. The aim of this contribution is to reconstruct the strategies guiding aspiring elementary school principals in their careers and to analyse those in order to answer the question: How do elementary school teachers manage to become principals? To obtain qualitative data…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Career Development, Principals, Occupational Aspiration
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Pulinkala, Ivan – Research in Dance Education, 2014
This case study evaluated the long-term viability of the community partnerships within the Program in Dance at Kennesaw State University (KSU). Data gathered from more than 40 university and community stakeholders was synthesized to gain an understanding of how these partnerships can be developed and sustained in the future. Strategic…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Dance Education, Dance, Higher Education
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Hamdan, Amani K. – McGill Journal of Education, 2014
This case study explored the need for culturally relevant pedagogy (CRP) in Saudi Arabian higher education, especially when students have a cultural background that differs from that of their instructor. The study documented how expatriate teachers structured their pedagogical practices in the Saudi Arabian context. It examined how these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
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Lasry, Nathaniel; Charles, Elizabeth; Whittaker, Chris – Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research, 2014
Technology-rich student-centered classrooms such as SCALE-UP and TEAL are designed to actively engage students. We examine what happens when the design of the classroom (conventional or teacher-centered versus student-centered classroom spaces) is consistent or inconsistent with the teacher's epistemic beliefs about learning and teaching…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Quasiexperimental Design, Comparative Analysis
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Parsons, Seth A.; Malloy, Jacquelynn A.; Vaughn, Margaret; La Croix, Leslie – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2014
The current high-stakes educational context compels many schools and school systems to encourage teachers to use restrictive literacy teaching practices, which are unlikely to meet students' diverse needs. These restrictions typically fall on novice teachers, who enter the field through various preparation routes, because they often work in…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Literacy, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Sandvoll, Ragnhild – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2014
This qualitative study explores aspects of formative peer assessment through looking at teachers' and students' perceptions and practices. The study takes place in a first semester course, where mastering peer assessment was a learning outcome and where formative peer assessment was designed into the course plan as a learning activity. Empirical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peer Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, College Faculty
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Runyowa, Julius; Podzo, Barbara Zvisinei; Kanyume, Patience – Journal of Education and e-Learning Research, 2014
The study explored the experiences of ECD centres in Masvingo district in terms of the quality of meals with regards to diversity and size of portions and WASH provisions. One school was purposively sampled. The research adopted a qualitative paradigm and used one ECD centre in Masvingo district as a case study. Data were gathered through…
Descriptors: Nutrition, Early Childhood Education, Academic Achievement, Infants
Ge, Xun; Yang, Yu Jin; Liao, Lihui; Wolfe, Erin G. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
This study explored students and instructors' perceptions and experience of technology affordances in an technology-enhanced Active Learning Classroom (ALC) to promote students' collaborative problem solving. Multiple case studies were conducted. Five classes of 92 students and five professors participated in this study. The data sources were…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Student Attitudes
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Merk, Hillary; Waggoner, Jacqueline; Carroll, James – AILACTE Journal, 2013
Researchers and teacher educators have given increased attention to co-teaching during the student teaching experience. Co-teaching facilitates an apprenticeship arrangement that encourages modeling of classroom practice for the candidate and a chance to implement directly what is being learned by the apprentice. The co-teaching model can be…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Student Teaching, Learning Processes, Team Teaching
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Venkatraman, G.; Prema, P. – English Language Teaching, 2013
The paper presents the research design used for identifying and validating a set of competencies required of ESP (English for Specific Purposes) teachers. The identification of the competencies and the three-stage validation process are also discussed. The observation of classes of ESP teachers for field-testing the validated competencies and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Teacher Competencies, English for Special Purposes
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Sipra, Muhammad Aslam – English Language Teaching, 2013
This study is an investigation into the contribution of the use of bilingualism as an aid in learning/teaching English as a foreign language and bilingualism in EFL classroom does not reduce students' communicative abilities but in effect can assist in teaching and learning process. The study employed a qualitative, interpretive research design…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Vazirabad, Aylar Fallah – International Education Studies, 2013
This study focused on five particular Communication Strategies (CSs) namely: Paraphrase, approximation, hesitation, reduction, borrowed words and invented, or anglicised. The aim was to investigate the link between the use of approvable and positive CS-types and the impact of ESL students' beliefs about CSs in a game-activity. It aims to promote…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Educational Games, Language Fluency, Second Language Instruction
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Samkange, Wellington – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
Zimbabwe like most developing countries continues to experience shortages in skills. One such area that has experienced skills shortages is education. This has resulted in governments and education institutions coming up with innovative ways to improve the training of of teachers. Such innovative models include the Open & Distance Learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Distance Education, Open Education
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