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Inon, Magen – Ethics and Education, 2019
Research shows that various pharmaceuticals can offer modest cognition enhancing effects for healthy individuals. These finding have caused some academics to support liberal use of pharmacological cognitive enhancement (PCE) in schools and universities. This approach partially arises from arguments implying there is little moral justification for…
Descriptors: Pharmacology, Drug Use, Cognitive Ability, Moral Values
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Obersteiner, Andreas – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2019
Affect and mathematical competence are each multifaceted constructs. Accordingly, the studies in this Special Issue address multiple pathways between the two in young children. This commentary highlights the variability of these pathways and asks how affective variables are specifically related to core mathematical activities such as problem…
Descriptors: Mathematics Skills, Periodicals, Elementary School Students, Affective Behavior
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Hannula, Markku S. – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2019
This article is a commentary for the special issue on affect and mathematics in young children, written from the perspective of research on affect in mathematics education. The studies in this special issue focus on the individual learners' affective traits and use primarily surveys as the method. The most common type of affect is emotions, but…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Affective Behavior, Student Attitudes, Student Motivation
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Martin-Hansen, Lisa – International Journal of STEM Education, 2018
A strong, positive science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) identity is a predictor of future career choice in a STEM field. In this commentary, major concepts are explored within and among four different research studies with implications regarding STEM or science identity. This commentary describes ways in which one can view STEM…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Career Choice, Identification (Psychology), Influences
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Slayter, Erik; Higgins, Lindsey M. – College Teaching, 2018
The development of a student's ability to make data-driven decisions has become a focus in higher education (Schield 1999; Stephenson and Caravello 2007). Data literacy, the ability to understand and use data to effectively inform decisions, is a fundamental component of information competence (Mandinach and Gummer 2013; Stephenson and Caravello,…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Teaching Methods, Computer Software, Decision Making
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Furlong, Michael J. – Grantee Submission, 2018
Drawing upon an ongoing school mental health survey being conducted in California, this article examines associations between high school students' mental wellness, including covitality (as measured with the Social Emotional Health Survey--Secondary), and school safety perceptions and experiences. Student self-reports reveal a strong positive…
Descriptors: School Safety, Well Being, Wellness, Mental Health
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McCarty, Ryan – Composition Studies, 2018
This article presents the experiences of six bilingual Spanish-English students transitioning from high school to college, highlighting the ways they theorize translation and its relationship to writing and learning. As increased attention to theories of translingualism has established translation as deeply embedded in writing processes, and…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingualism, Spanish, English (Second Language)
Richardson, Joan – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
In a time of hyperpolarization and hyper partisanship, preparing students to deliberate about their differences becomes even more important. In this interview, Diana Hess, dean of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and co-author of The Political Classroom, describes the challenge of ensuring that students have access to…
Descriptors: Interviews, Teaching Methods, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Administrator Attitudes
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Wright, Jan; Cruickshank, Ken; Black, Stephen – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2018
Much of the literature on social class and language study in schools argues that for middle-class parents and their children, languages are chosen for their capacity to offer forms of distinction that provide an edge in the global labour market. In this paper, we draw on data collected from interviews with parents and children in middle-class…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis, Middle Class, Middle Class Culture
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Mount, Liz – Teaching Sociology, 2018
This article addresses a challenge for sociologists who teach at institutions located in unfamiliar cultural contexts through a photo elicitation project to develop students' sociological imaginations while teaching the instructor about students' social contexts. In introductory courses, we must present sociology as a field of study that is…
Descriptors: Photography, Visual Aids, Sociology, Student Empowerment
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Sleeter, Christine – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2018
Christine Sleeter wrote this essay in response to the topic "Even Laureates Were Beginners Once: Lessons Learned Along the Way," which was the title of the Laureate Panel at the Kappa Delta Pi Convocation in October 2017.
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Conflict, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
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Arbaugh, J. Ben – Journal of Management Education, 2018
Herein, Ben Arbaugh discusses his article, "Virtual Classroom Characteristics and Student Satisfaction in Internet-Based MBA Courses," not only in terms of its impact on his career and studies of online delivery in business schools but also in terms how it is and can be representative of what business and management education (BME)…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Computer Simulation
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Yam, Sharon – Composition Forum, 2018
This article posits that inviting students to interrogate and share their worldviews through personal narratives could promote mutual inquiry across difference. Detailing a series of assignments and activities developed from the model of invitational rhetoric, this article analyzes students' writing and reflections to demonstrate how mutual…
Descriptors: World Views, Personal Narratives, Student Attitudes, Assignments
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Huff, Emily – AILACTE Journal, 2018
This point of view paper explores the power of words to build respect and understanding around issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. As instructors in our courses who work to build self-awareness and unpack systems of power and privilege for ourselves and for our students, there are many lessons we can learn to make teaching and learning more…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Equal Education, Inclusion, Language Usage
Carabello, Licelot; Donahue, Aidan; Merlain, Thaina – Voices in Urban Education, 2017
This article presents an interview with three high school seniors who discuss the highest priorities for their activism, advice they would give to other student and adult activists, and what they would like to pass on to younger student activists right now as they look toward the next four years.
Descriptors: Youth Agencies, Youth Opportunities, High School Seniors, Interviews
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