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Wiest, Lynda R.; Brock, Cynthia H.; Morton, Constance M.; Colbert, Monica N.; Linton, Ryan J.; Herrera, Brittany – Journal of Education and Learning, 2019
One important area of development for educators at all levels is teaching students from diverse backgrounds, which includes attention to the important role of social class. In this reflective essay, two teacher educators and four students (two graduate, two undergraduate) examine the aspects of a course on social class and schooling that they…
Descriptors: Social Class, Student Diversity, College Students, College Faculty
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Groves, Emily A.; Austin, Jennifer L. – Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 2019
The Good Behavior Game (GBG) is a classroom management system that employs an interdependent group contingency, whereby students work as a team to win the game. Although previous anecdotal data have suggested that this arrangement may promote prosocial behavior, teachers may have concerns about its fairness and potential to evoke negative peer…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Student Behavior, Peer Influence, Classroom Techniques
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Tarabini, Aina; Curran, Marta; Montes, Alejandro; Parcerisa, Lluís – Educational Studies, 2019
There is growing evidence that school engagement, or more specifically disengagement, is a key indicator for predicting Early School Leaving. The aim of this article is to explore the impact of secondary schools in student (dis)engagement and subsequent opportunities to succeed in school. Drawing on data from a qualitative study in five secondary…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Persistence, Foreign Countries, School Holding Power
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Pineau, Pablo; Birgin, Alejandra – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2019
In this article we offer a broad historical overview of how the "Malvinas cause" has been taught in Argentine schools over the years. It is divided into four parts: first, we focus on the period prior to the 1982 armed conflict in order to analyse how the issue had traditionally been conceptualised and thus, offer a reflection on the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Policy, War, Foreign Countries
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Hüttner, Julia – Research-publishing.net, 2019
Bilingual education programmes involving English are currently experiencing an unprecedented rise in popularity, both at school and at university levels. While one of the aims of such educational programmes lies in developing both academic knowledge and language proficiency, our understanding of the interface between these two elements -- language…
Descriptors: Oral Language, Language of Instruction, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Demirel, Turgay; Karakus Yilmaz, Turkan – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
The goal of this study is to determine the effectiveness of mind games played by secondary school sixth grade students as classroom activities in math and grammar courses on their perceived problem-solving skills and achievements. In the quantitative part of the study, the nonequivalent groups pre-test--post-test control group design from…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Secondary School Students, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Tao, Wei – English Language Teaching, 2019
This paper analyzes the phenomenon that reducing hours of EFL instruction to non-English majors in Chinese universities gets no response. It first depicts the phenomenon, pointing out that this phenomenon differs greatly from people's response to similar events that happened in the past. It then analyzes the complicated underlying factors from…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Beresniova, Christine – European Education, 2019
This article examines how broader cultural practices influence teachers teaching the Holocaust in Lithuania. This article uses the concept of the "cultural curriculum" to examine how community "stories" intersect with formal education. It finds that teachers feel they have become responsible for challenging long-standing…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Jews, Death, European History
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Smith, Rosi – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2019
The first years of the twenty-first century saw the introduction of a new mode of higher education in Cuba. Local university centres were set up across the country offering part time study to a range of students previously marginalised from higher education. As well as massively increasing access, this programme created a new kind of teacher --…
Descriptors: Universities, Educational Change, Part Time Students, Higher Education
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Walsh, Rupert – Teaching English with Technology, 2019
Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) is one of the fastest growing ELT sectors. To date, the teaching methods of MALL appear overly influenced by the desires of businesses, large institutions and technicians to produce easily measurable outcomes, rather than foundations built on upon pedagogical research that emphasises the importance of…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Standley, Jeff – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2019
It has been suggested that in order to aid students in fulfilling their potential and achieving optimum academic outcomes, both teachers and students themselves should hold beliefs that significantly overestimate student ability and go beyond the available evidence. In this article, I contend that teachers adopting such beliefs or instilling them…
Descriptors: Ethics, Academic Ability, Outcomes of Education, Student Attitudes
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Diamond, John B.; Lewis, Amanda E. – Urban Education, 2019
In this article, we study a diverse suburban high school to illustrate how racial inequality is embedded in school disciplinary routines. Focusing primarily on the experiences of Black and White students, we theorize about the relationship between race and students' experiences with school discipline. Drawing on organizational theory, contemporary…
Descriptors: Race, Racial Differences, Racial Bias, Discipline
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Slattery, Lindsey C.; George, Heather Peshak; Kern, Laura – Preventing School Failure, 2019
Bullying is a label or word often considered a subset of aggressive behavior distinguished from other forms of aggression because it occurs repeatedly and involves individuals of unequal power (Frey et al., 2005; Olweus, 1993a). Despite researchers' efforts at establishing a uniform definition, others continue to attribute other meanings to the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Definitions, Power Structure, Violence
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Tripp, Brie; Shortlidge, Erin E. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2019
An expanded investment in interdisciplinary research has prompted greater demands to integrate knowledge across disciplinary boundaries. "Vision and Change" similarly made interdisciplinary expectations a key competency for undergraduate biology majors; however, we are not yet synchronized on the meaning of interdisciplinarity, making…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Interdisciplinary Approach, Barriers, College Faculty
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Goedhart, N. S.; Blignaut-van Westrhenen, N.; Moser, C.; Zweekhorst, M. B. M. – Learning Environments Research, 2019
Higher education faces several challenges including both increased student diversity and the use of technologies. The flipped classroom approach has been proposed as a way to address some of these challenges. This study examined the effects of a flipped classroom trial conducted during a Master's course at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Homework, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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