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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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Cummins, Phyllis A.; Yamashita, Takashi; Millar, Roberto J.; Sahoo, Shalini – Adult Learning, 2019
Automation and advanced technologies have increased the need for a better understanding of the skills necessary to have a globally competitive workforce. This study used data from the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies to compare problem-solving skills in technology-rich environments among adults in South Korea,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Employment Qualifications, Problem Solving
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Draxler, Helena; Hjärthag, Fredrik; Almqvist, Kjerstin – Child Care in Practice, 2019
Transferring an evidence-based parenting programme for parents exposed to intimate partner violence (IPV) and their children with emotional and behavioural problems reveals the extent to which cultural and social aspects can interfere with the programme's effectiveness. Feasibility studies are of value in such circumstances, and the aim of the…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Foreign Countries, Social Work
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Peters, Mitchell; Romero, Marc – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Lifelong learning opportunities are readily accessible through the hybridization of digital learning contexts--from formal to informal--in today's globally networked knowledge society. As such, expanded learning opportunities generate a continuum of learning contexts and experiences mediated through digital technology. Consequently, there is an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Fan, Kui Yuan; Carey, John C.; Thomas, Elizabeth; Griffith, Catherine; Wells, Craig; He, Lijuan; Niu, Jian – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2019
This manuscript details the development and exploratory factor analysis of a United States' version of the "International Survey of School Counselors' Activities" (ISSCA-US), a 42-item instrument that identifies activities of school counselors. Responses were collected from 390 US school counselors. Separate EFAs were conducted for two…
Descriptors: Surveys, School Counselors, Activities, Factor Structure
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Yu, Patricia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2019
This comparative study modifies Cabrera and La Nasa's model to examine social and class stratification in students' college-choice outcomes in the USA and Taiwan, and compares the mechanisms that perpetuate this stratification between the two systems. Students' college-choice outcomes are defined by both institutional selectivity and control, in…
Descriptors: Social Stratification, Social Class, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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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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Cheng, Baoyan; Yang, Po – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2019
Using global citizenship as the framework and guided by a phenomenological approach, this paper examines the experiences of overseas education on Chinese students studying in American high schools, and the mechanisms through which potential growth takes place. The data were collected from interviews with 15 Chinese students studying at American…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, High School Students, High School Teachers
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Li, Xia; McFadden, Karen; DeBey, Mary – Early Education and Development, 2019
Planned instruction is an important teaching form in early childhood mathematics education, but some educators are concerned about its developmental appropriateness. The present study was undertaken to address this issue. One hundred and seven American preschool teachers participated in the study: They watched a video-taped math lesson that was…
Descriptors: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Mathematics Education, Preschool Teachers, Mathematics Instruction
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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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Buckner, Elizabeth – Comparative Education Review, 2019
Internationalization is a rapidly growing trend among higher education institutions (HEIs) around the world. This article situates internationalization within comparative education by theorizing it as processes of global diffusion and localization. It analyzes survey data from administrators at 1,439 HEIs in 137 countries to understand their…
Descriptors: International Education, Higher Education, Comparative Education, Administrator Attitudes
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Kunioshi, Nílson; Noguchi, Judy; Tojo, Kazuko – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Teaching styles in science and engineering instruction were compared by analysing corpora of transcripts of lectures delivered in English and Japanese at leading universities in the United States and Japan, respectively. Our findings were compatible with cultural differences related to power distance and field dependence, which have been reported…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Teaching Styles, Computational Linguistics, Power Structure
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Valente, Joseph Michael – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2019
This article reports on our use of a "deaf lens" in adapting video-cued multivocal ethnography for the "Deaf Kindergartens in Three Countries: Japan, France, and the United States" project. Beginning with a discussion of how this "deaf lens" shaped the design of the study, research questions, and methodology, the…
Descriptors: Deafness, Cross Cultural Studies, Video Technology, Cues
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Kern, Margaret L.; Zeng, Guang; Hou, Hanchao; Peng, Kaiping – Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 2019
Recent decades have brought growing interest in understanding and measuring psychological well-being. Although multiple measures of well-being exist, most were developed with Western populations. The current study tested the factor structure of a Chinese translation of the engagement, perseverance, optimism, connectedness and happiness (EPOCH)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Well Being
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Roy, Achinto; Newman, Alexander; Ellenberger, Tori; Pyman, Amanda – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
Scholarly studies of international student mobility programs have increased during the last two decades, particularly following the Bologna Declaration. Nevertheless, a systematic review of international student mobility programs and the outcomes and benefits derived from participation in such programs has not been undertaken. This paper provides…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Student Mobility, Program Effectiveness, Foreign Students
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