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Hadley, Gregory R. L.; Young, David C. – Journal of International Social Studies, 2018
This article aims to explore how social studies teachers understand their role in the delivery of course content. Drawing on data from an interpretive study completed as part of a Master of Education degree, the article investigates how social studies teachers understand their personal ideology as it relates to their teaching, navigate the…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Teaching Methods, Teacher Role, Masters Programs
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Karacaoglu, Ömer Cem – International Journal of Higher Education, 2018
The aim of the present study is to evaluate the efficiency of an online curriculum based on the views of lecturers and students enrolled in the program. The study is mainly based on survey method. In order to collect qualitative data, interviews forms developed by the researcher were used. The reliability and validity of the interview forms were…
Descriptors: Curriculum Evaluation, Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, Preservice Teachers
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Lawrence, Japhet E. – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2018
There is a growing demand on educational institutions to use ICT to teach the skills and knowledge students need for the digital age. The integration of ICT into education provides opportunities for teachers and students to work better in a globalized digital age, particularly in teaching and learning environment, where teaching and learning can…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, Influences, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods
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Hardy, Anne; McDonald, Jan; Guijt, Rosanne; Leane, Elizabeth; Martin, Angela; James, Allison; Jones, Menna; Corban, Monica; Green, Bridget – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
The research underpinning this article explores the impacts that parenting and primary caring responsibilities have upon academic careers. It takes an innovative approach by exploring three under-researched aspects of this issue: the longitudinal impacts that extend past the years immediately following the birth or adoption of a child; the…
Descriptors: Parent Responsibility, Child Rearing, Parents, Intellectual Disciplines
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Miller-Young, Janice E.; Yeo, Michelle; Manarin, Karen – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2018
Faculty members from five years of an annual Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) development program were invited to participate in a study about the impact of SoTL on their teaching, scholarship, and career trajectory. During semi-structured interviews, many expressed feeling discomfort during their journey into SoTL. A qualitative…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Program Effectiveness, Semi Structured Interviews, Teacher Attitudes
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Flavell, Helen; Roberts, Lynne; Fyfe, Georgina; Broughton, Michelle – Australian Educational Researcher, 2018
This qualitative study reports on findings from interviews with ten academics in an Australian university six to twelve months following academic workforce reshaping and the widespread introduction of teaching academic roles. The research aimed to determine how the workforce reshaping impacted on the capacity of academics with teaching…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Faculty Workload
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Shah, Saeeda – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Islam underlines equality between women and men regarding their spiritual and intellectual potential. However, given interpretations of religious texts are often availed to suppress women in most Muslim societies, with serious implications for gender equality in the domestic and the professional spheres. This article draws on data from a study of…
Descriptors: Muslims, Women Faculty, College Faculty, Religious Factors
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Scheuch, Martin; Panhuber, Tanja; Winter, Silvia; Kelemen-Finan, Julia; Bardy-Durchhalter, Manfred; Kapelari, Suzanne – Journal of Biological Education, 2018
Citizen science is a rapidly growing emerging field in science and it is gaining importance in education. Therefore, this study was conducted to document the pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) of biology teachers who participated in a citizen science project involving observation of wild bees and identification of butterflies. In this paper,…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Observation
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Wright, Victoria; Loughlin, Theresa; Hall, Val – Research in Post-Compulsory Education, 2018
This paper reports on Phase Two of a small-scale qualitative research project. Phase One (2015-2016) focused on pre-service student teachers' perceptions of observation and feedback in relation to their developing identity as teachers. In Phase Two, two previous participants reflected on the research findings as qualified and beginning teachers.…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Qualitative Research, Professional Identity, Communities of Practice
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Krulatz, Anna M.; Duggan, Jennifer – Reading in a Foreign Language, 2018
This paper presents an exploratory-interpretive study of two multilingual adults acquiring Norwegian through extensive reading. The study examined social and cognitive aspects of language acquisition, and individual factors, such as the language learning behaviors, experiences, attitudes, and beliefs of the participants. The data were collected…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Norwegian, Foreign Countries
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Harrison, Neil; Trudgett, Michelle; Page, Susan – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
Indigenous Australians represent 2.2% of the working age population, yet account for only 1.4% of all university enrolments. In relation to higher degree research students, Indigenous Australians account for 1.1% of enrolments, but only 0.8% of all higher degree research completions. This paper reports on findings that emerged from an Australian…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Indigenous Populations, Graduate Students, Foreign Countries
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Cooper, Susan – Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education, 2017
The research informing this paper set out to investigate the qualitative experiences of students, supervisors and tutors involved in a summative collaborative assessment of placement learning on an undergraduate professional qualifying programme in the UK. Analysis of data gathered through semi-structured interviews provides valuable insights into…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Student Experience, Summative Evaluation, Undergraduate Students
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Salazar Noguera, Joana; McCluskey, Kerryn – Teacher Development, 2017
This paper presents an international comparison of Australian and Spanish secondary teachers' perceptions about the effectiveness of their pre-service education and their learning as in-service teachers. It aims to identify, firstly, the extent to which beginning teachers believe they are prepared for their careers through their teacher training…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Faculty Development, Beginning Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Knox, John S. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
Language teaching is a profession which is international in character. Language teachers often work and study in foreign countries, and distance education has become very important in the education of language teachers. Drawing on two international surveys, this paper explores language teacher education by distance from the perspective of students…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Language Teachers, Teacher Education, Second Language Learning
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Kotake, Masako – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2017
The growing importance of internationalization and the global dominance of English in higher education mean pressures on expanding English-taught degree programs (ETDPs) in non-English-speaking countries. Strategic considerations are necessary to successfully integrate ETDPs into existing programs and to optimize the effects of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, International Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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