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Bush, Drew; Sieber, Renee; Chandler, Mark A.; Sohl, Linda E. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
Geography educators have long taught anthropogenic global climate change (AGCC) using geospatial data, visualizations, analysis tools and models. We examined the attitudes of teachers at secondary schools, research institutions, colleges and universities tasked with teaching using one such technology. We designed a seventeen-question online survey…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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Lee, Joonyoung; Zhang, Tao – JTRM in Kinesiology, 2019
The major purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review on adventure education or adventure-based learning in physical education (PE) between 1976 and 2018 in order to examine the effects of adventure education on students' learning outcomes in PE such as physical and psychological outcomes. The secondary purpose was to explore PE…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Outcomes of Education, Physical Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Miller, Paul – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2019
The recruitment of overseas trained teachers (OTTs) in England is a matter that has received as much attention inside the United Kingdom as outside. Education systems in small island and developing states, especially, were believed to have been placed 'at risk' following the departure of experienced and qualified teachers. Correspondingly, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Workers, Teacher Recruitment, Foreign Countries, Overseas Employment
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Bergeron, Liz; Rogers, Leslie – Journal of Research in International Education, 2019
As a part of the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Programme (DP) students participate in the Theory of Knowledge (TOK) course. This research used a mixed methods design to investigate the perspective of TOK teachers in IB schools worldwide. To address the research questions, quantitative survey data were analyzed from 1,534 participants,…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement Programs, Critical Thinking, Knowledge Level, Teacher Attitudes
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Spires, Hiller A.; Kerkhoff, Shea N.; Fortune, Nicholas – Teaching Education, 2019
As the world becomes more interconnected, educators have opportunities to collaborate across cultures. Using the theory of educational cosmopolitanism and the pedagogy of collaborative inquiry, this collective case study explores how Chinese and American teachers perceive the assets and challenges of conducting collaborative inquiry with their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Inquiry, Cooperative Planning
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Duraisingh, Liz Dawes; Sheya, Sarah; Kane, Emi – Global Education Review, 2018
How should educators teach about one of the most complex and pressing issues of our times? This paper presents an empirically-grounded framework to help educators understand the opportunities and challenges of engaging youth around the topic of migration, including migration involving refugees. It stresses the importance of inviting youth to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Public Policy, Immigration, Refugees
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Harris, Anne; de Bruin, Leon – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2018
Schools' administrators and teachers feel the necessity to apply creative education within their learning environments, despite grappling with understandings of what creativity is and how best teachers can foster it in their students. This qualitative international study spanning the USA, Canada, Singapore, and Australia investigates teachers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creative Teaching, Creativity, Teacher Attitudes
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Seo, Kyungwoon; Park, Soonhye; Choi, Aeran – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
A critical component of teacher effectiveness is how teachers notice students' misconceptions and adjust the instructional approach accordingly. Taking a stance that the teachers' instructional quality is crucial to students' learning, a qualitative international comparison study was performed to examine science teachers' perceptions of and their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Misconceptions
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Pandya, Samta P. – Pastoral Care in Education, 2017
Based on a study of 1689 high school teachers across 132 high schools in 12 countries, this paper discusses their views on spirituality for high school adolescents. In general, they favoured spirituality for adolescents and its inclusion in the curriculum. Specifically teachers from European countries, US, Canada and Australia attested the…
Descriptors: High School Students, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Vennix, J.; den Brok, P.; Taconis, R. – Learning Environments Research, 2017
We investigated and compared the learning environment perceptions of students, teachers and guides who participated in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)-based outreach activities in secondary education. In outreach activities, schools and teachers work together with companies and other external institutions in learning…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Outreach Programs, Secondary Education, High School Students
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Zheng, Qiao; Li, Lingyan; Chen, Huijuan; Loeb, Susanna – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to build a broader framework for Chinese principal leadership and to determine what aspects of principal leadership correlate most highly with school outcomes from the perspectives of both principals and teachers. Method: The data come from a 2013 national student achievement assessment in China comprising…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 8, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers
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Shin, Seon-Hi; Slater, Charles L.; Ortiz, Steve – International Journal of Educational Management, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine what factors affect student achievement in reading and mathematics. The research questions addressed the perceptions of school principals and background characteristics related to student achievement in Korea and the USA with respect to differences among students in low, middle and high quantiles.…
Descriptors: Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Instructional Leadership, School Administration
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Code, Warren; Merchant, Sandra; Maciejewski, Wes; Thomas, Matthew; Lo, Joseph – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2016
One goal of an undergraduate education in mathematics is to help students develop a productive disposition towards mathematics. A way of conceiving of this is as helping mathematical novices transition to more expert-like perceptions of mathematics. This conceptualization creates a need for a way to characterize students' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction, Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Pilz, Matthias; Krisanthan, Balasundaram; Michalik, Bjoern; Zenner, Lea; Li, Jun – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2016
The role of pre-vocational education in general compulsory education has become increasingly relevant over recent years, with the international debate focussing particularly on its importance in school-to-work transitions. This study considers curriculum design and the implementation of pre-vocational education in four countries with radically…
Descriptors: Prevocational Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Role of Education
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Choi, Yoonjung; Shin, Eui-Kyung – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2016
This study explores the experiences of 34 US social studies teachers who participated in a cross-cultural professional development in South Korea, and the impact of the programme on the participant teachers' perceptions and practices of global education. Drawing upon a postcolonial lens, this mixed-method study takes a critical look at (a) how…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Faculty Development, Study Abroad, Global Education
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