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Varea, Valeria; González-Calvo, Gustavo; Alcalá, David Hortigüela – European Physical Education Review, 2019
Consumer culture and neoliberalism have significantly influenced contemporary globalised, Western(ised) and highly visual societies. These influences have also infiltrated physical education settings, contributing to market-driven surveillance of physical education teachers' physical appearance. This paper examines the reflections of a group of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Consumer Education, Physical Education Teachers, Commercialization
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López-Belmonte, Jesús; Pozo-Sánchez, Santiago; Fuentes-Cabrera, Arturo; Trujillo-Torres, Juan-Manuel – Education Sciences, 2019
The progress of technology in the field of education has led to the development of new professional skills in the teaching community, such as digital competence. Likewise, it has propagated the appearance of new learning environments mediated by technological resources that favor the generation of a large volume of data, known as Big Data, derived…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Teacher Competencies, Electronic Learning, Information Storage
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Panadero, Ernesto; Brown, Gavin T. L. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2017
Peer assessment (PA) is one of the central principles of formative assessment and assessment for learning (AfL) fields. There is ample empirical evidence as to the benefits for students' learning when AfL principles are implemented. However, teachers play a critical role in mediating the implementation of intended policies. Hence, their…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Program Implementation, Teacher Role
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Sales, Auxiliadora; Moliner, Lidón; Francisco Amat, Andrea – School Leadership & Management, 2017
Professional development that aims to build school change capacity requires spaces for collaborative action and reflection. These spaces should promote learning and foster skills for distributed leadership in managing school change. The present study analyses the case of the Seminar for Critical Citizenship (SCC) established by teachers of infant,…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, School Restructuring, Theory Practice Relationship, School Culture
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Hernández, María J.; Martínez, María A. – Journal of Research in International Education, 2016
This study seeks to broaden the existing knowledge about education and professional development in educational leadership by analysing the characteristics of "good" training programmes according to international theoretical frameworks and to educational leaders' views. To do so, 100 headteachers of infant, primary and secondary schools…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Administrator Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Guidelines
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Morentin, Maite; Guisasola, Jenaro – International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 2015
In recent decades, research has shown the challenge posed to teachers by science education in informal contexts such as science museums or centres. In addition, there is consensus that in the case of pupils visiting a science centre, learning improves when the visit is connected to the classroom curriculum, so the teachers' involvement in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Education, Science Teaching Centers, Semi Structured Interviews
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Núñez, José Carlos; Suárez, Natalia; Rosário, Pedro; Vallejo, Guillermo; Cerezo, Rebeca; Valle, António – Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The authors intended to (a) identify the association between gender or grade level and teachers' homework (HW) feedback and (b) examine the relationship between teachers' HW feedback, HW-related behaviors (e.g., amount of HW completed), and academic achievement. Four hundred fifty-four students (Grades 5-12) participated in this study. The results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Homework, Academic Achievement, Gender Differences
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Panadero, Ernesto; Brown, Gavin; Courtney, Matthew – Assessment in Education: Principles, Policy & Practice, 2014
The study aimed to explore teachers' beliefs about student self-assessment (SSA) and the reasons for their use of it in their classrooms. A representative sample of 944 Spanish teachers (38.8% primary school sector, 54.0% secondary school sector and 7.2% university or adult education sector) were surveyed about SSA. Data were analysed using…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Student Evaluation, Teacher Surveys, Elementary School Teachers
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Chiner, Esther; Cardona, Maria Cristina – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2013
This study examined regular education teachers' perceptions of inclusion in elementary and secondary schools in Spain and how these perceptions may differ depending on teaching experience, skills, and the availability of resources and supports. Stratified random sampling procedures were used to draw a representative sample of 336 general education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion
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Badia, Antoni; Meneses, Julio; Sigales, Carles – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2013
Introduction: The purpose of this study is to identify the main factors that influence teachers' decision-making regarding the educational use of ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in technology-rich classrooms. Method: We collected data from 278 teachers in Catalonia (Spain) working in eight primary and secondary education schools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education, Decision Making