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Gonzalez, Roger Geertz – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2017
One significant phenomenon regarding the internationalization of higher education around the world is the wider use of English as the "lingua franca" for research, scientific study, and graduate education. Germany has increased its English taught Master's programs by 13 percent since 2011, second behind the Netherlands, with a total of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Interviews, Teacher Attitudes
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Doppen, Frans H.; Diki, Kristin – Journal of International Social Studies, 2017
This study sought to identify preservice teachers' perceptions of their student teaching abroad experience and its effectiveness in preparing them to be globally competent educators upon completion of their student teaching as well as two years after. Findings indicate that they perceive their experience to have been both advantageous and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Study Abroad, Student Teaching
Owusu-Boampong, Angela; Holmberg, Carl – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This report is the third in a series published by the IDEAL (Impact of Distance Education on Adult Learning) project. The IDEAL project ran from October 2013 to September 2015 with financial support from the EU Lifelong Learning Programme. The project aims to: (1) offer insights on the needs of adult learners to both policymakers and distance…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Distance Education, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
Weber Guisan, Saskia; Voit, Janine; Lengauer, Sonja; Proinger, Eva; Duvekot, Ruud; Aagaard, Kirsten – Online Submission, 2014
The present publication is one of the outcomes of the OBSERVAL-NET project (follow-up of the OBSERVAL project). The main aim of OBSERVAL-NET was to set up a stakeholder-centric network of organisations supporting the validation of non-formal and informal learning in Europe based on the formation of national working groups in the 8 participating…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Foreign Countries, Prior Learning, Recognition (Achievement)
Mulvaney, Mary Kay, Ed.; Klein, Kim, Ed. – National Collegiate Honors Council, 2013
In our diverse and interconnected world, expanding students' horizons beyond the classrooms and laboratories of home campuses is increasingly important. Even some of the brightest honors students remain naïve to the causes and ramifications of current world events and lack the necessary intercultural skills to become effective ethical leaders with…
Descriptors: Honors Curriculum, Study Abroad, International Education, College Instruction
Tatto, Maria Teresa, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2013
The Teacher Education and Development Study in Mathematics (TEDS-M), conducted under the aegis of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA), was designed to inform policy and practice in mathematics teacher education. For educational policymakers, TEDS-M contributes data on institutional arrangements that…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Lindemann-Matthies, Petra; Constantinou, Costas; Lehnert, Hans-Joachim; Nagel, Ueli; Raper, George; Kadji-Beltran, Chrysanthi – International Journal of Science Education, 2011
This multinational research study was carried out between 2004 and 2006 in four teacher education institutions in Cyprus, England, Switzerland, and Germany. With the help of a written questionnaire, the confidence and perceived competence of preservice primary teachers (N = 690) to deliver biodiversity education in school were investigated. Data…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Recreational Activities