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Mølster, Terje; Nes, Kari – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2018
The main intention of this study is to explore the relationship between information and communication technology (ICT) and inclusion. The target group is students who are conceived as having learning difficulties or special educational needs. To illuminate this issue, we draw on data collected in a recent national research project about the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Computer Uses in Education, Special Education, Foreign Countries
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Brevik, Lisbeth M. – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2017
This qualitative study examines a reading comprehension strategy use in English as a second language in upper-secondary schools one year after teachers participated in a professional development course. The data comprises observations, teacher narratives, and student interviews. A key finding is that the teachers used a repertoire of strategies…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Qualitative Research, English (Second Language)
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du Plessis, Anna Elizabeth; Sunde, Eva – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
Previous research indicates that beginning teachers are not fully prepared for what awaits them in the workforce. This study highlights the value of partnerships among higher education providers, schools and employers and links the experiences of beginning teachers to initial teacher education (ITE). Real-life experiences from the field provide…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Beginning Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education
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Postholm, May Britt – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
The article focuses on school-based development and how collaboration between teacher educators and leaders and teachers can promote development in teacher education, in school and in the collaboration site in school where both parties meet. The data were collected in Norway through qualitative interviews with groups of teachers and leaders at…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Collaboration, College School Cooperation, Qualitative Research
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Brody, David L. – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2015
Because professionalism in early childhood education and care (ECEC) is measured by standards relating to caring, men in the field are often held to expectations associated with female behaviors. This research examines the tensions arising from this encounter and explores alternative solutions which male ECEC workers around the world have…
Descriptors: Males, Masculinity, Self Concept, Preschool Teachers
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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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Christophersen, Catharina – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
Arts encounters in schools are often portrayed as encounters between art/artists and children. However, in such encounters, teachers are most often involved. The study presented discusses teachers' experiences with and space for action within The Cultural Rucksack; a national program for arts and culture in Norwegian schools. Observations and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Art Education, National Programs, Teacher Attitudes
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Karlsen, Sidsel – Research Studies in Music Education, 2013
This article builds from a multi-sited ethnographic study on immigrant students' musical agency, conducted in three lower secondary school classrooms in the capital cities of Finland, Sweden and Norway. The focus of the article is twofold, and concerns what kinds of meanings the participating students ascribed to the music from their own or their…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Immigrants, Music, Secondary School Students