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Zhang, Zheng; Nagle, Joelle; McKishnie, Bethany; Lin, Zhen; Li, Wanjing – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2019
This systematic review is built on the seminal work by the New London Group in 1996. Few endeavours have synthesized findings of empirical studies pertaining to the effects and challenges of multiliteracies practices in various schooling and geographical contexts. Through a five-point Likert scale and a deductive and inductive thematic analysis,…
Descriptors: Multiple Literacies, Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis
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Zhang, Hongzhi; Chan, Philip Wing Keung; Teasdale, G. R. – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2018
This paper explores the role of local knowledges and wisdoms in educational research and theorizing, drawing examples from Oceania and Asia. It draws on Chen's idea of "internationalist localism" as a lens to explore relationships between local wisdom and traditional cultures in Oceania and Asia, and Western theories of education.…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries, Role, Indigenous Knowledge
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Mustary, Mashraky – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
This paper evaluates the educational systems of Japan and Bangladesh. The educational systems of both countries intend to provide quality education to their students. The Japanese educational system is inclined toward global trends, striving to produce citizens who are aware of current changes around the world. The Bangladeshi system, under the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Educational Practices, Educational Objectives
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Powell, John; Underwood, Gary – Design and Technology Education, 2018
In recent years Bournemouth University (BU) has witnessed a growth in undergraduate projects aimed at resolving problems in low-resource communities, with an emphasis on sustainability through the use of locally-available resources and production methods. BU academics have also been involved in helping the Royal National Lifeboat Institute (RNLI)…
Descriptors: Design, Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Nongovernmental Organizations
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Rappleye, Jeremy; Un, Leang – Comparative Education, 2018
This article analyses recent World Bank interventions aimed at improving higher education and local research capacity in low-income countries. Our empirical entry point is a critical analysis of the Development and Innovation Grant (DIG) scheme the Bank rolled out in Cambodia (2010-2015), a virtual carbon copy export of its Academic Initiative…
Descriptors: International Organizations, Banking, Higher Education, Developing Nations
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Peters, Michael A.; Jandric, Petar – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
This paper reviews two main historical approaches to creativity: the Romanticist approach, based on the culture of the irrational, and the Enlightenment approach, based on the culture of the objective. It defends a paradigm of creativity as a sum of rich semiotic systems that form the basis of distributed knowledge and learning,┬áreviews historical…
Descriptors: Creativity, Public Colleges, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
McAleavy, Tony; Hall-Chen, Alex; Horrocks, Sarah; Riggall, Anna – Education Development Trust, 2018
This report captures what might be learnt from a selection of the world's most interesting examples of technology-assisted in-service professional development in lower-income countries and from wider reflections about the potential of technology to enhance the professional learning of teachers. This report explores the literature surrounding…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Faculty Development
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Pennycook, Alastair – International Journal of Multilingualism, 2017
This paper asks what translanguaging could start to look like if it incorporated an expanded version of language and questioned not only to the borders between languages but also the borders between semiotic modes. Developing the idea of spatial repertoires and assemblages, and looking at data from a Bangladeshi-owned corner shop, this paper…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Code Switching (Language), Retailing, Foreign Countries
Taylor-Leech, Kerry; Benson, Carol – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2017
Despite the essential role of local, regional, national and international languages in human development, there is little reference to language planning in development aid discourse. Beginning with definitions of development aid and language planning, the paper examines how the two were linked in pre- and post-colonial times, showing how language…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Federal Aid, Definitions, Scholarship
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Anwaruddin, Sardar M. – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2016
In this article, I present insights from a discourse analytic study in which I examined publications that emerged from a teacher development program in Bangladesh. The program, known as English in Action, utilizes information and communication technologies to deliver professional development activities to English-language teachers. Now in its 8th…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Teacher Education Programs, English Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Kousky, Carolyn – Future of Children, 2016
We can expect climate change to alter the frequency, magnitude, timing, and location of many natural hazards. For example, heat waves are likely to become more frequent, and heavy downpours and flooding more common and more intense. Hurricanes will likely grow more dangerous, rising sea levels will mean more coastal flooding, and more-frequent and…
Descriptors: Natural Disasters, Children, Climate, At Risk Students
Hamid, M. Obaidul – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2016
A large body of work has investigated the presence of English and its teaching and learning in the developing world where English is used as a second/foreign language. While this work has provided plausible explanations for the global spread of English as well as its uptake by education policy-makers and communities, there has been limited…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Planning
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Greenwood, Janinka; Alam, Safayet; Salahuddin, Abu Nayeem Mohammad; Rasheed, Mollah Mohammed Haroon-Ar – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2016
This article reports the second stage of a study examining an academic partnership in which Bangladeshi doctoral students in a western university focus their research in the grounded context of Bangladesh and investigate the processes for change. After briefly outlining the previous published stage which examined the academic trade in higher…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Doctoral Programs, Partnerships in Education, Action Research
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Gambino, Giacomo; Hashim, S. Mohsin – Journal of Political Science Education, 2016
The article examines whether short-term study-abroad (STSA) experiences can cultivate the cultural understandings and ethical commitments entailed by a cosmopolitan civic education. We examine students' critical reflections on their participation in a two-week study-abroad program titled "Climate Change and Sustainable Development in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Study Abroad, Ethics, Cultural Awareness
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Hamid, M. Obaidul; Nguyen, Hoa Thi Mai – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2016
This paper focuses on English teachers in Asia in the context of globalization, the global spread of English and the emergence of English as an "Asian language." It highlights the dilemmas facing these teachers in meeting the growing social demands of English proficiency in a technology-influenced, managerial and neoliberal education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Public Policy, Language Usage
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