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Watson, Amy C.; Fulambarker, Anjali; Kondrat, David C.; Holley, Lynn C.; Kranke, Derrick; Wilkins, Brittany T.; Stromwall, Layne K.; Eack, Shaun M. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2017
Stigma is a significant barrier to recovery and full community inclusion for people with mental illnesses. Social work educators can play critical roles in addressing this stigma, yet little is known about their attitudes. Social work educators were surveyed about their general attitudes about people with mental illnesses, attitudes about practice…
Descriptors: Social Work, College Faculty, Mental Disorders, Teacher Attitudes
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Rotidi, Georgia; Collins, John B.; Karalis, Thanassis; Lavidas, Konstantinos – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2017
This study examined the relationship between different views of teaching and dimensions that differentiate academic disciplines. A total of 114 academics within Greece and 127 academics from similar disciplines but other countries were compared using the Teaching Perspectives Inventory (TPI). Distinctions among disciplines for both groups were…
Descriptors: Correlation, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Intellectual Disciplines
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Davin, Kristin J.; Herazo, José D.; Sagre, Anamaría – Language Teaching Research, 2017
This article examines how four second language (L2) teachers' discursive practices changed as they attempted to implement dynamic assessment (DA) in their classrooms. Classroom artifacts, lesson recordings, and reflections from two pre-service teachers and two in-service teachers, both before and after a professional development series on DA, were…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Faculty Development, Teacher Education
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Luker, Julie Marie; Curchack, Barbara C. – Adult Learning, 2017
In this study, we investigated perceptions of cyberbullying within higher education among 1,587 professionals from Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Regardless of country or professional role, participants presented essentially the same bleak picture. Almost half of all participants observed cyberbullying between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Attitudes, Bullying
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Martins, Nico; Ungerer, Leona M. – Africa Education Review, 2017
An understanding of the key characteristics and implicit competencies underlying online teaching is essential to distance education institutions that embark on the assertive use of technology in their tuition development and delivery. The Virtual Teaching Dispositions Scale (VTDS) assists in investigating professional teaching dispositions…
Descriptors: Open Education, Distance Education, Educational Environment, Virtual Classrooms
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Schenck, Andrew; Waddey, Merissa – Journal of Organizational and Educational Leadership, 2017
Although transformational or democratic leadership strategies provide potential to improve educational institutions, implementation has been problematic in Confucian countries. While the impact of cultural differences on leadership and education has been well documented, little research has been performed to understand how these differences impact…
Descriptors: Confucianism, Leadership Styles, Values, Asian Culture
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Tange, Hanne; Millar, Sharon – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2016
Inspired by Bourdieu's ("Homo Academicus, Polity," Cambridge, 1988; "The Logic of Practice, Polity," Cambridge, 1990) ideas of knowledge reproduction, the article presents an empirical mapping of knowledge geographies, as manifest in the curricular practices found within a single international MA programme in Denmark. Following…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Publishing Industry, Guidelines, Power Structure
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Maxwell, Bruce; Tremblay-Laprise, Audrée-Anne; Filion, Marianne; Boon, Helen; Daly, Caroline; van den Hoven, Mariette; Heilbronn, Ruth; Lenselink, Myrthe; Walters, Sue – Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
Despite a broad consensus on the ethical dimensions of the teaching profession, and long-standing efforts to align teacher education with wider trends in professional education, little is known about how teacher candidates are being prepared to face the ethical challenges of contemporary teaching. This article presents the results of an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethical Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education, Comparative Education
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Rakap, Salih; Parlak-Rakap, Asiye; Aydin, Burak – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Inclusion of young children with disabilities into general education classrooms is a common practice that has been implemented for many years in developed countries around the world and many developing countries have been creating and implementing laws and regulations to support inclusive education in early years. Although extant literature…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Preschool Teachers, Preservice Teachers
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Allen, Janine F. – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2014
Professional development offered to higher education faculty is meant to enhance pedagogy and improve practice. Inspired by a transnational partnership in Southeast Asia, this study aimed to discover how teacher education faculty perceived faculty development offered to them by university partnership colleagues from the United States. Survey…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Faculty Development, College Faculty, Teaching Methods
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Parkes, Kelly A.; Daniel, Ryan – British Journal of Music Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore why highly trained musicians choose to teach in higher education. An international population from nine countries of music instrument teachers was sampled via online survey, to determine their reasons for teaching in higher education. Motivational constructs from the expectancy-value framework were used,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Musicians, Online Surveys, Music Teachers
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McGill, Monica M. – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2012
Digital games are marketed, mass-produced, and consumed by an increasing number of people and the game industry is only expected to grow. In response, postsecondary institutions in the UK and the U.S. have started to create game degree programs. Though curriculum theorists provide insight into the process of creating a new program, no formal…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Organizations (Groups), Computer Games
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Neeper, Lance S.; Dymond, Stacy K. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2012
The purpose of this study was to describe the use of service-learning (SL) by special education faculty at 4-year colleges and universities across the United States, and to determine faculty attitudes and beliefs about the application of SL in special education. Participants included faculty with experience in SL teaching and/or research in…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Special Education Teachers, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Barczyk, Casimir C.; Davis, Nancy; Zimmerman, Lynn – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2012
This study is a narrative analysis of participants' perceptions of the development of cross-cultural awareness through "The Faculty Research Abroad Program in Poland," a joint initiative between a regional campus of a Midwestern land grant university and a private university in Poland. The purpose was to foster academic cooperation and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Collaboration, Cultural Awareness, Land Grant Universities
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Austin, Vance L. – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2011
This article presents the findings of a short-term quantitative/qualitative study concerning the attitudes of Vietnamese educators towards individuals with disabilities and its possible implications relative to the development of inclusion and special education in Vietnam. The current conditions regarding the education of students with and without…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Disabilities, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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