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Guzmán-Valenzuela, Carolina; Gómez, Carolina – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Drawing on de Sousa Santos's work on "Epistemologies of the South" (2014), this paper critically examines the patterns of publication in higher education studies in mainstream and non-mainstream journals in Latin American between 2000 and 2015. An analysis of 1370 papers--130 indexed in the Web of Science (WoS) core collection indexes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Libraries, Epistemology, Periodicals
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Durl, James; Dietrich, Timo; Pang, Bo; Potter, Leigh-Ellen; Carter, Lewis – Health Education Journal, 2018
Background: The resurgence of interest in virtual reality (VR) in recent years has been exciting for health educators and researchers, yet little is known about VR's effectiveness. This systematic literature review aims to provide an overview of the prevalence of VR in alcohol studies and assess its effectiveness. Methods: Peer-reviewed articles…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Alcohol Education, Literature Reviews, Electronic Libraries
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Lasen, Michelle; Evans, Snowy; Tsey, Komla; Campbell, Claire; Kinchin, Irina – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
We investigated the quality of work-integrated learning (WIL) assessment design in higher education programmes, through review of peer-reviewed studies published internationally and in English, 1990-2015. Such a review is timely in light of vested interests from a range of WIL stakeholders; high-level endorsement of WIL across university…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Educational Quality, Higher Education, Electronic Libraries
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Ritchie, Stephanie M.; Young, Lauren M.; Sigman, Jessica – Issues in Science and Technology Librarianship, 2018
Agricultural researchers and science librarians must understand which research literature databases provide the most comprehensive coverage of agricultural subjects to support their inquiries. Once the domain of a few specialized databases, agricultural research literature is now covered by broad, multidisciplinary databases. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Bibliographic Databases, Scientific and Technical Information, Agriculture
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Jensen, Joseph N.; Hite, Steven J.; Hite, Julie M.; Randall, E. Vance – NASSP Bulletin, 2017
Standardized testing is an external control mechanism for K-12 public schools. Principals, nested between internal and external influences, must manage the tension created by testing's roles as both an internal improvement tool and as an external control mechanism. Five competing narratives, each shaped by author academic background, significantly…
Descriptors: Standardized Tests, Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Influences
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Bossaller, Jenny S.; Sandy, Heather Moulaison – College & Research Libraries, 2017
This article describes the results of a systematic review of peer-reviewed, published research articles about "discovery layers," user-friendly interfaces or systems that provide single-search box access to library content. Focusing on articles in LISTA published 2009-2013, a set of 80 articles was coded for community of users, journal…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Computer Interfaces, Computer System Design, Online Searching
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Buscà Donet, Francesc; Ambròs Pallares, Alba; Burset Burillo, Sílvia – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
This paper analyses the bibliometric characteristics of 616 journal articles on key competences indexed in ERIC in a 23-year-period following documentary analysis. This observation method allowed us to highlight key elements like the population, educational level, topics, etc. to focus whether this literature contributes towards implementing…
Descriptors: Bibliometrics, Electronic Libraries, Electronic Publishing, Journal Articles
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Fernández-Pampillón, Ana M. – Education Sciences, 2017
Vocabularies are linguistic resources that make it possible to access knowledge through words. They can constitute a mechanism to identify, describe, explore, and access all the digital resources with informational content pertaining to a specific knowledge domain. In this regard, they play a key role as systems for the representation and…
Descriptors: Vocabulary, Electronic Libraries, Metadata, Information Management
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Averett, Paige; Hegde, Archana; Smith, Justin – Journal of Early Childhood Research, 2017
This article presents the first systematic review of all the existing peer-reviewed literature (n = 20) on gay and lesbian parents and their children in early childhood education settings. The review includes articles that were empirical or pedagogical practice oriented, focused exclusively on early childhood education (Birth to 5 years), and…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Homosexuality, Early Childhood Education, Parent Background
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Quin, Daniel – Review of Educational Research, 2017
This systematic review examined multiple indicators of adolescent students' engagement in school, and the indicators' associations with teacher-student relationships (TSRs). Seven psychology, education, and social sciences databases were systematically searched. From this search, 46 published studies (13 longitudinal) were included for detailed…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Teacher Student Relationship, Learner Engagement, Student Participation
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Berkowitz, Ruth; Moore, Hadass; Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenishty, Rami – Review of Educational Research, 2017
Educational researchers and practitioners assert that supportive school and classroom climates can positively influence the academic outcomes of students, thus potentially reducing academic achievement gaps between students and schools of different socioeconomic status (SES) backgrounds. Nonetheless, scientific evidence establishing directional…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Environment, Social Justice, Socioeconomic Background
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Fatima, Anam; Abbas, Asad; Ming, Wan; Zaheer, Ahmad Nawaz; Akhtar, Masood-ul-Hassan – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2017
Technology plays a vital role in every field of life especially in business and education. Electronic commerce (EC) begins in the year of 1991 right after internet was introduced for commercial use. It is known to be the 12th five years' plan (2011 to 2015) of Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. The main "objective"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bibliometrics, Electronic Libraries, Electronic Publishing
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Gast, Inken; Schildkamp, Kim; van der Veen, Jan T. – Review of Educational Research, 2017
Most professional development activities focus on individual teachers, such as mentoring or the use of portfolios. However, new developments in higher education require teachers to work together in teams more often. Due to these changes, there is a growing need for professional development activities focusing on teams. Therefore, this review study…
Descriptors: Intervention, Higher Education, Faculty Development, Team Training
Polanin, Joshua R.; Maynard, Brandy R.; Dell, Nathaniel A. – Review of Educational Research, 2017
Overviews, or syntheses of research syntheses, have become a popular approach to synthesizing the rapidly expanding body of research and systematic reviews. Despite their popularity, few guidelines exist and the state of the field in education is unclear. The purpose of this study is to describe the prevalence and current state of overviews of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Literature Reviews, Meta Analysis, Synthesis
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Mullet, Dianna R.; Rinn, Anne N.; Kettler, Todd – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2017
Numbers of women in the physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering are growing, yet women are still far outnumbered by men at upper levels of those fields. The purpose of the study is to review the literature on academic women who develop exceptional talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Data sources included 18…
Descriptors: Talent Development, STEM Education, Womens Education, Literature Reviews
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