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Elton-Chalcraft, Sally; Copping, Adrian; Mills, Kären; Todd, Ian – Professional Development in Education, 2020
There is limited research investigating models of partnering between University and Schools in initial teacher education (ITE). This project investigated, over a 10 year period, how student teachers in an English University on a one year course, draw on theoretical models, introduced in university sessions, when planning for a 'creative week'…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Partnerships in Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers
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Pacheco, Lluís; Ningsu, Luo; Pujol, Toni; Gonzalez, Jose Ramon; Ferrer, Inès – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to report on a case study concerning the development of sustainable energy partnerships involving engineering faculty and undergraduate students at the University of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. Design/methodology/approach: Faculty were motivated to seek partnerships with public and private entities in the local area for the…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Case Studies, Active Learning, Undergraduate Students
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Vidal, Helena; Hockstein, Lisa; Ahern, Joy; Stein, Karen – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
Museum educators and instructors of English as a Second Language (ESOL) at a community college in New York reflect on their experiences facilitating a program designed to enrich the language, cultural, and visual literacy skills of adult immigrant students. The CALTA21 program brought together three stakeholders, immigrant ESOL students, language…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Museums, Communities of Practice, English (Second Language)
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Sampson, Carrie; Overholser, Amber; Gatti Schafer, Josie – Leadership and Policy in Schools, 2019
Nonprofit community-based organizations (CBOs) increasingly provide services that are traditionally thought to be a governmental responsibility. Through a qualitative case study, we examine the role, politics, and sustainability of a nonprofit CBO aimed at expanding opportunities for underserved youth. Our findings explain how this CBO worked to…
Descriptors: Nonprofit Organizations, Community Organizations, Sustainability, Case Studies
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Fasching-Varner, Kenneth J.; Stone, Michaela P; Mella, Roberto Mora; Henríquez, Francisco Olave; Palma, Macarena Yacoman – Education Sciences, 2019
This article provides an empirical context for the role that bi/multi-lingual children and families may play in supporting pre-service and in-service educators engaging difference through a literacy and language situated study abroad internship in Chile. Drawing on data over a 15-year longitudinal study of the program, the authors examine how…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Bigg, Martin; Brooks, Ian; Clayton, William; Darwen, Jamie; Gough, Georgina; Hyland, Fiona; Longhurst, James; Tierney, Ash; Tweddell, Hannah; Walsh, Amy; Willmore, Chris – Higher Education Pedagogies, 2018
HEIs are well placed to engage with local communities, and can connect students with organisations through several pathways, such as volunteering opportunities, placements, internships, or projects. The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE), the University of Bristol and their respective Students' Unions have been working in partnership…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Life Style, Universities, Student Unions
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Waterval, Dominique; Tinnemans-Adriaanse, Marjolijn; Meziani, Mohammed; Driessen, Erik; Scherpbier, Albert; Mazrou, Abdulrahman; Frambach, Janneke – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2017
Numerous, mainly Anglo-Saxon, higher education institutions have agreements with foreign providers to deliver their curricula abroad. This trend is gradually making inroads into the medical domain, where foreign institutions undertake to offer their students learning experiences similar to those of the home institution. Not an easy feat, as the…
Descriptors: Student Centered Curriculum, Communities of Practice, Case Studies, Learning Experience
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Israel, Marla; Goldberger, Nancy; Vera, Elizabeth; Heineke, Amy – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to describe a university-multi-school district partnership that positively affected the lives of P-12 immigrant, migrant and refugee students and their parents through an iterative collaboration of talent and resources among institutions. Design/methodology/approach: This is a case study describing a…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Student Needs, Refugees, Immigrants
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McCrink, Carmen L.; Whitford, Heidi – New Directions for Community Colleges, 2017
This chapter describes the results of case study research on a partnership between a community college in the United States and a university in Chile that attempted to develop the first community college system in Chile.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Community Colleges, Partnerships in Education, Program Descriptions
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van den Berg, Geesje; Joffe, Muriel; Porto, Stella C. S. – Distance Education, 2016
In many parts of the world online education is still taking shape and faces many obstacles, including insufficient numbers of professionals prepared to teach using new technologies. This paper is a case study of academic capacity building to determine how a partnership between the University of South Africa (Unisa) and the University of Maryland…
Descriptors: Role, Partnerships in Education, Capacity Building, Foreign Countries
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Hewitt, Bill; Kidd, Moray; Smith, Robin; Wearne, Stephen – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2016
The paper reviews the lessons of planning and running an "Engineering Management" practitioner development programme in a partnership between BP and the University of Manchester. This distance-learning programme is for professional engineers in mid-career experienced in the engineering and support activities for delivering safe,…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Management Development, Program Development, Engineering
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Du-Babcock, Bertha – Dinamika Ilmu, 2016
This paper describes and evaluates a funded longitudinal teaching development project that aims to bridge the gap from classroom-based theory learning to experiential professional learning, and thereby prepare ideal and competent world class graduates. To align with the University's shared mission to foster links with the business community, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Professional Education, Longitudinal Studies
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Steeg, Susanna M.; Lambson, Dawn – Reading Teacher, 2015
This article describes how one elementary school's professional development model helped both new and veteran teachers grow in their knowledge and practice of balanced literacy. Created in partnership between university faculty, school administration, and elementary teachers, this multifaceted whole-school PD effort enabled teachers to learn…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Teacher Collaboration, Faculty Development, Elementary School Teachers
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Cressey, James M.; Whitcomb, Sara A.; McGilvray-Rivet, Susan J.; Morrison, Rebecca J.; Shander-Reynolds, Katherine J. – Professional School Counseling, 2015
This case study describes the leadership of a school counselor in implementing positive behavioral interventions and supports (PBIS) in a low-income, diverse elementary school with a modest level of external supports. After initiating a grade-level pilot program, the school counselor partnered with university-based consultants to expand the PBIS…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Program Descriptions, School Counselors, Program Implementation
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Gurley, D. Keith; Anast-May, Linda; Lee, H. T. – Education and Urban Society, 2015
This article describes findings from a single-case qualitative study of a unique 2-year professional development academy for practicing assistant principals designed and implemented in partnership between school district personnel and university educational leadership faculty members. The study was conducted based on the theoretical framework of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Partnerships in Education, Assistant Principals, Program Descriptions
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