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Smidt, Esther; Cheong, Cecilia Yin Mei; Dachroeden, Emily; Kochem, Timothy – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article compares two studies, investigating administrator, faculty, and student perceptions of quality in online/blended courses conducted in two different contexts, namely (1) two midsize public universities in the United States, and (2) a college in a public university in Malaysia. The research question explored in both studies was: What is…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Electronic Learning, Blended Learning, Foreign Countries
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Jeong, Dong Wook; Luschei, Thomas F. – Teachers College Record, 2019
Background: Although most research on teacher sorting has taken place in the United States, where teacher distribution favors more advantaged children, there is some evidence that the distribution of teachers across schools is much more equitable in South Korea. This is the first study to directly compare teacher distribution across schools and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Teacher Placement, Teacher Surveys
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McPhail, Graham; McNeill, Jeff – Music Education Research, 2019
This paper reports on the first stage of an international study addressing the future of secondary school music education. Some music educators have asked if school is the right place for music education, and the music education literature continually calls music curricula and pedagogy to account for its apparent shortcomings, while contemporary…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, Music Education, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society)
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King, Kenneth – Asia Pacific Education Review, 2019
There has been a long tradition of demonstrating formal education's direct relationship with many dimensions of development, including increased productivity, health, reduced mortality, population control etc. There has also been a literature looking particularly at the 'democratic dividend' from education, both through the lens of global…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Sustainable Development, Objectives, Public Policy
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Seiler, Gale; Kwamboka, Hildah – Research in Science Education, 2019
The authors draw on their own experiences as practitioners, one as a Biology and Agriculture teacher in Kenya, and the other as an educator in a summer science program serving African American youth in a city in the Midwestern United States. They document and analyze moments of language contestation and explore the use of the construct of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Biology, Agricultural Education
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Thompson, Ashleigh B. – New Educator, 2019
This essay shares impressions from French and German higher education through a comparative US lens, with a special focus on internationalization and mobility. The author integrates the theoretical lens of Gert Biesta's Pedagogy of Interruption to posit that international experiences facilitate encounters with otherness that spark new ways of…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Higher Education, Comparative Education, International Education
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Henward, Allison Sterling; Turituri, Ronald; Tauaa, Mene – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2019
This article describes how, in our research with Head Start teachers in American Samoa, we combined video-cued multivocal ethnographic method (VCE) with traditional ethnographic approaches to understand our interlocutors' perspectives on curriculum and pedagogy, and the contrast between them and mainland US teachers using the same federally…
Descriptors: Preschool Teachers, Ethnography, Video Technology, Foreign Countries
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Randles, Clint; Tan, Leonard – British Journal of Music Education, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine and compare the creative musical identities of pre-service music education students in the United States and Singapore. The Creative Identity in Music (CIM) measure was utilized with both US and Singapore pre-service music teacher populations (n = 274). Items of the CIM relate to music-making activities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers
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Heiland, Teresa L. – Research in Dance Education, 2019
This statistical study of 272 dancers, ages 18-96, using Kolb Learning Styles Inventory 4.0, identifies dominant learning cycles, learning styles, and learning style flexibility of the dance participants, and subgroups of notation users, and then compares these results to existing results from other disciplines. The research reveals the depth and…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Cognitive Style, Student Characteristics, Teaching Methods
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Wongsothorn, Achara; Yordchim, Suwaree; Thitivesa, Duangkamol; Pongsurapipa, Siriporn – LEARN Journal: Language Education and Acquisition Research Network, 2019
"Innovative use of English language teaching as an international language in graduate studies in Thai universities" is a mixed method proactive and responsive action research study exploring learning management in teaching English as an International Language (EIL). The research has 3 objectives: (1) to study the opinions on the use of…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Graduate Study, Universities, Educational Media
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Makarova, Elena; 't Gilde, Judith; Birman, Dina – Intercultural Education, 2019
The present study is embedded in the contextual approach of acculturation research. It examines teachers' attitudes and behaviors, teachers' expectations as well as their teaching practices as risk and resource factors in minority students' school adjustment. The study applies the method of content analysis and uses a deductively developed and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Minority Group Students, Student Adjustment, Teacher Attitudes
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Lopez, Tará Burnthorne; Kemp, April Field; McKenzie, Russell – Journal of International Education in Business, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to illustrate a useful classroom exercise that addresses this challenge. International experiences help university students develop global cultural awareness and better understand culture's impact on decision-making. As more companies grow their global operations, they seek students with global competency (Eaton and…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education
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Resnik, Pia; Schallmoser, Christine – Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching, 2019
This paper reports on crossing borders virtually via an e-Tandem scheme and presents the findings of a study, in which students of English from an Austrian university were paired with students of German from the UK and the USA. Drawing on data from 19 in-depth interviews, the study aims to identify links between e-Tandem language learning and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, English (Second Language)
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Nixon, Ryan S.; Toerien, Rene; Luft, Julie A. – School Science and Mathematics, 2019
Despite agreement among teacher educators, scholars, and policymakers on the importance of teachers' subject matter knowledge (SMK), existing models provide limited information about the nature of this foundational component of teacher knowledge. The common assumption is that teachers need to know more about the science subject matter than their…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Secondary School Teachers
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Bouwma-Gearhart, Jana; Lenz, Adam; Ivanovitch, John – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
Research has focused on identifying and overcoming determinants that impede widespread adoption of instructional interventions, with little empirical examination of postsecondary educators' perceptions about these interventions. We explored postsecondary biology educators' sensemaking of education improvement interventions targeting undergraduate…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Improvement, Teaching Methods, Science Teachers
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