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Chaplin, Tylor J. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This qualitative multisite case study examined how the teachers and school leaders at three public schools in New South Wales State of Australia perceived SpringBoard21 (SB21) influenced their school to become a learning organization. Additionally, the study examined perceptions of what collaboration looks like, what actions foster member…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public School Teachers, Principals, Administrators
Sahin, Füsun – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Examining the testing processes, as well as the scores, is needed for a complete understanding of validity and fairness of computer-based assessments. Examinees' rapid-guessing and insufficient familiarity with computers have been found to be major issues that weaken the validity arguments of scores. This study has three goals: (a) improving…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation, Guessing (Tests)
Wood, Raynie L. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
As a result of the changes in society due to globalization, higher-education organizations are working to prepare graduates for a more global workplace. One of the methods of transnational education recognized for providing access to a global education is the international branch campus (IBC). While there are various types of international…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, International Schools, Global Education
Alhusaini, Abdulnasser Alashaal F. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
The Real Engagement in Active Problem Solving (REAPS) model was developed in 2004 by C. June Maker and colleagues as an intervention for gifted students to develop creative problem solving ability through the use of real-world problems. The primary purpose of this study was to examine the effects of the REAPS model on developing students' general…
Descriptors: Creativity, Problem Solving, Academically Gifted, Relevance (Education)
Sickel, Jamie L. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study sought to identify key experiences that impact the development of technological pedagogical content knowledge (TPACK) of preservice secondary sciences teachers at a medium-sized university in Queensland, Australia. TPACK is a conceptual framework of a body of knowledge that teachers draw upon to influence practice; it is a dynamic and…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Science Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
Cachola, Ellen-Rae Cabebe – ProQuest LLC, 2014
This dissertation describes the International Women's Network Against Militarism's (IWNAM) political epistemology of security from an archival perspective, and how they create community archives to evidence this epistemology. This research examines records created by Women for Genuine Security (WGS) and Women's Voices Women Speak (WVWS), U.S. and…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Females, War, Prevention
Simonee, Saundra W. – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Successful multicultural adult orphans who were not adopted pose an interesting challenge in their history, their physical, psychological, social emotional and personal identity development. One must understand their journey from orphanhood to adulthood and their current prominent status in life to build a contextualized personal story (Banks,…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Success, Coping, Adults
Gieser, James D. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The effects of globalization enable institutions of higher education to share knowledge, resources, and programs across national borders like never before. In this environment, many universities hope to become more globally active and interconnected through various international strategies, such as the international academic partnership. Yet…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Partnerships in Education, Interviews, Foreign Countries
Horton, Akesha Monique – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Hip-hop has exploded around the world among youth. It is not simply an American source of entertainment; it is a global cultural movement that provides a voice for youth worldwide who have not been able to express their "cultural world" through mainstream media. The emerging field of critical hip-hop pedagogy has produced little…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Music, Critical Theory, Global Approach
Silverstein, Andrea Lynn – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This dissertation details the experiences of eight teachers who use Whole Brain Teaching (WBT) in their classrooms. Teachers were asked questions regarding factors that impeded the implementation of WBT, administrators' perceptions prior and after the implementation of WBT, and students' reactions to the implementation of WBT. Since teachers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Brain, Barriers
Willett, Kara E. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
A new vision of literacy education that involves moral, political, and cultural decisions about the literate practices needed to enhance both peoples' agency over their life trajectories and communities' intellectual, cultural and semiotic resources is essential for reframing literacy to encompass the multiple modalities and literacies of the 21st…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Theory Practice Relationship, Literacy Education, Curriculum Design
Austin, Bryan Scott – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Given the importance of clinical judgment in rehabilitation counseling (Strohmer & Leierer, 2000), prevalence and consequences of rehabilitation counselor biases (Berven & Rosenthal, 1999), and the emerging trend to educate rehabilitation counselors in evidence-based practice (EBP) (Leahy & Arokiasamy, 2010), the explicit teaching of…
Descriptors: Counselor Educators, Teacher Attitudes, Rehabilitation Counseling, Psychological Evaluation
Kreide, Anita Therese – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This longitudinal quantitative study compared literacy achievement of students from second through sixth grade based on two organizational systems: graded (traditional) and nongraded (multiage) classrooms. The California Standards Test (CST) scaled and proficiency scores for English-Language Arts (ELA) were used as the study's independent variable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Educational Practices, Effect Size
Hall, Virginia – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate the representation of other cultures in award-winning picture books from the United States, Australia, and Great Britain between 1960 and 2009. Not only was the cultural content of children's literature over the past fifty years investigated, but the protocol created to evaluate the books was a newly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Awards, Educational History, Evaluation Methods
Witt, Karl Jerome – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study explores the perceptions of professional counselors who provide avatar-based services in multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) and their descriptions of those services. Using a virtual micro-ethnographic design, the principal investigator interviewed counselors (N=5) licensed or certified to practice in their geographic location about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Therapy, Counselors, Whites
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