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Rido, Akhyar – TEFLIN Journal: A publication on the teaching and learning of English, 2017
This study is an attempt to provide an in-depth understanding of the teaching practices of Indonesian vocational English master teachers, focusing on their use of questioning strategies. Using a qualitative approach, this study was carried out in three vocational schools and involved three selected master teachers. Data were collected through 23…
Descriptors: Vocational English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Alant, Erna; Geyer, Stephan; Verde, Michael – Perspectives in Education, 2015
This article describes the implementation and outcomes of an experiential learning approach to facilitate the development of empathetic skills among teachers and learners at two high schools in Tshwane, South Africa. An inter-generational training programme, the Memory Bridge Initiative (MBI), aimed at exposing participants to interactions with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Empathy, Experiential Learning, Skill Development
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Ryter, Di – Journal of International Social Studies, 2015
World history has become increasingly important and has often been a required course for high school students in the United States. This multi-case study provides examples and descriptions of students' demonstration of historical understandings. It also includes multiple perspectives and experiences of world history students and teachers, and…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, History Instruction, Teaching Methods, History
Huberman, Mette; Bitter, Catherine; Anthony, Jennifer; O'Day, Jennifer – American Institutes for Research, 2014
The "Study of Deeper Learning: Opportunities and Outcomes"--funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation--is a proof-of-concept study, the purpose of which was to determine whether students attending high schools with a mature and at least moderately well implemented approach to promoting deeper learning actually experienced…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Critical Thinking, High School Students, Outcomes of Education
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Fisher, Douglas; Frey, Nancy – Literacy Research and Instruction, 2014
Close reading is an instructional practice that has gained attention of late. It involves reading a complex text, annotation, and repeatedly reading to answer text-dependent questions. Although there are a number of recommendations for the use of close reading, there has not been a systematic analysis of student or teacher perceptions of this…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods, Reader Text Relationship, Questioning Techniques
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Ellerbrock, Cheryl R.; Abbas, Bridget; DiCicco, Michael – Journal of Research in Education, 2014
In this year-long qualitative multi-site case study, researchers identified how eighth and ninth-grade teacher practices may support students' basic and developmental needs across the middle-to-high-school transition. Data were collected throughout 2009, including individual interviews, focus group interviews, observations, and artifact data of 23…
Descriptors: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Educational Practices, Qualitative Research, Middle School Students
Cash, Paul E.; Jones, Don; Richardson, Martha – Journal of Case Studies in Education, 2014
In a North Texas school district, students taking online courses in a variety of subject areas were not successfully completing courses at the district's expected levels. The district pays for courses and student support while remaining financially responsible to the community and programmatically to students' online success. Students'…
Descriptors: Virtual Classrooms, Online Courses, School Districts, Educational Technology
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Plank, Christine; Dixon, Helen; Ward, Gillian – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2014
If feedback is to be framed as purposeful dialogue then both students and teachers have significant roles to play. Students must be willing and able to provide feedback to teachers not only about their learning needs but also about the teaching they experience. In turn, teachers must create the conditions that support active student learning and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews, Focus Groups
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Lamb, Penny – European Physical Education Review, 2014
Physical education (PE) is steeped in history, tradition and ritual. The accepted tradition of excuse notes allowing pupils to self-exempt from lessons is one such ritual associated with the subject in schools. This paper explores the impact of this phenomenon, focusing on participation and engagement levels within PE lessons. Data was collected…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Longitudinal Studies, Surveys, Focus Groups
Tofel-Grehl, Colby; Callahan, Carolyn M. – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2014
Using observations and interviews, the researchers explore the experiences and perspectives of students, teachers, and administrators at six specialized high schools with a focus on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) as they pertain to the practices and structures affecting student outcomes. Four themes were found to be…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Observation, Interviews, High School Students
Bruce-Davis, Micah N.; Gubbins, E. Jean; Gilson, Cindy M.; Villanueva, Merzili; Foreman, Jennifer L.; Rubenstein, Lisa DaVia – Journal of Advanced Academics, 2014
The present qualitative study was conducted in response to federal initiatives aimed at increasing the number of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) schools in the United States; and to better understand STEM high school administrators', teachers', and students' perceptions of the characteristics of the curricular and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, STEM Education, Administrators, Secondary School Teachers
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Hedges, Susan H.; Kirby, Anne V.; Sreckovic, Melissa A.; Kucharczyk, Suzanne; Hume, Kara; Pace, Stephanie – High School Journal, 2014
High school students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often struggle in the complex social and academic secondary environment. Current literature suggests postsecondary success is limited for adults with ASD, but little is known about the high school experiences of individuals with ASD that may be impacting their postsecondary outcomes. Focus…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, High School Students, Barriers
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De Lay, Ann M.; Swan, Benjamin G. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
Student motivation continues to be a source of concern for educators. This phenomenological study captured the voices of secondary agriculture students as they shared their perspectives and experiences surrounding student apathy. Four focus group interviews were conducted at four central California high schools with distinguished agriculture…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Agricultural Education, Phenomenology, Student Attitudes
Hedges, Susan H.; Kirby, Anne V.; Sreckovic, Melissa A.; Kucharczyk, Suzanne; Hume, Kara; Pace, Stephanie – Grantee Submission, 2014
High school students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) often struggle in the complex social and academic secondary environment. Current literature suggests postsecondary success is limited for adults with ASD, but little is known about the high school experiences of individuals with ASD that may be impacting their postsecondary outcomes. Focus…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, High School Students, Barriers
Marberry, Tammie – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this qualitative, phenomenological study was to explore rural high school graduates', teachers', and administrators' perceptions of student voice on academic success. This study was designed to examine the following three questions: What were the common beliefs regarding opportunities for input, or student voice, on the educational…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Phenomenology, Rural Schools, High Schools
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