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Kappelhof, Johannes W. S.; De Leeuw, Edith D. – Sociological Methods & Research, 2019
This study investigates the impact of different modes and tailor-made response enhancing measures (TMREM)--such as bilingual interviewers with a shared ethnic background and translated questionnaires--on the measurement of substantive variables in surveys among minority ethnic groups in the Netherlands. It also provides insight into the ability to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups, Computation
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Creed, Allison; McIlveen, Peter – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
In this paper, we present the Metaphor Identification Procedure Vrije Universiteit (MIPVU) for the reliable detection of metaphoric language that may be interpreted using extant vocational psychology theory. Metaphors are ubiquitous in communication and carry influential meaning for people. To illustrate MIPVU, we use transcripts of interviews…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Interviews, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Dam, M.; Janssen, F. J. J. M.; van Driel, J. H. – Research in Science Education, 2018
The implementation of educational reforms requires behavioral changes from the teachers involved. Theories on successful behavioral change prescribe the following conditions: teachers need to possess the necessary knowledge and skills, form strong positive intentions to perform the new behavior, and have a supporting environment for change.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Intention, Teacher Behavior, Teacher Motivation
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Leeman, Yvonne; van Koeven, Erna; Schaafsma, Frank – Educational Action Research, 2018
This article describes an example of inter-professional action research conducted by teachers and university-based researchers/teacher educators in a vocational college in the Netherlands. The research was aimed at the professional learning of the teachers on their pedagogical approach to a new curriculum initiative. Despite a difficult context in…
Descriptors: Action Research, Interprofessional Relationship, Teacher Educators, Teacher Researchers
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Geerts, Walter M.; Steenbeek, Henderien W.; van Geert, Paul L. C. – International Education Studies, 2018
Video footage is frequently used at teacher education. According to Sherin and Dyer (2017), this is often done in a way that contradicts recent studies. According to them, video is suitable for observing and interpreting interactions in the classroom. This contributes to their situated knowledge, which allows expert teachers to act intuitively,…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Educational Technology
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Koeslag-Kreunen, Mieke G. M.; Van der Klink, Marcel R.; Van den Bossche, Piet; Gijselaers, Wim H. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
Teacher team involvement is considered a key factor in achieving sustainable innovation in higher education. This requires engaging in team learning behaviors that should result in new knowledge and solutions. However, university teachers are not used to discussing their work practices with one another and tend to neglect any innovation in their…
Descriptors: Universities, College Faculty, Team Teaching, Teacher Leadership
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Janssen, Heleen J.; Bruinsma, Gerben J. N.; Dekovic, Maja; Eichelsheim, Veroni I. – Youth & Society, 2018
Although spending time in criminogenic settings is increasingly recognized as an explanation for adolescent delinquency, little is known about its determinants. The current study aims to examine the extent to which (change in) self-control and (change in) delinquent attitudes relate to (change in) time spent in criminogenic settings, and the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Self Control, Delinquency, Attitudes
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Pepper, David; Hodgen, Jeremy; Lamesoo, Katri; Kõiv, Pille; Tolboom, Jos – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2018
Cognitive interviewing (CI) provides a method of systematically collecting validity evidence of response processes for questionnaire items. CI involves a range of techniques for prompting individuals to verbalise their responses to items. One such technique is concurrent verbalisation, as developed in Think Aloud Protocol (TAP). This article…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, Interviews, Cognitive Processes, Questionnaires
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Swart, Fenna; de Graaff, Rick; Onstenk, Jeroen; Knezic, Dubravka – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
This paper describes teacher educators' understanding of language for classroom communication in higher education. We argue that teacher educators who are aware of their personal practical knowledge of language have a better understanding of their students' language use and provide better support for knowledge construction. Personal practical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Educators, Knowledge Level
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Mevissen, Fraukje E. F.; van Empelen, Pepijn; Watzeels, Anita; van Duin, Gee; Meijer, Suzanne; van Lieshout, Sanne; Kok, Gerjo – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2018
This paper describes the development of a Dutch online programme called "Long Live Love+" focusing on positive, coercion-free relationships, contraception use, and the prevention of STIs, using the Intervention Mapping (IM) approach. All six steps of the approach were followed. Step 1 confirmed the need for a sexual health programme…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Development, Program Descriptions, Sexuality
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Huijgen, Tim; van de Grift, Wim; van Boxtel, Carla; Holthuis, Paul – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2018
The aim of this explorative study was to develop and test a pedagogy aimed at promoting students' ability to perform historical contextualization. Teaching historical contextualization was conceptualized in terms of four pedagogical design principles: (1) making students aware of the consequences of a present-oriented perspective when examining…
Descriptors: Design Requirements, Pretests Posttests, History Instruction, Curriculum Development
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Singer, Elly; Wong, Sandie – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
This paper, based on interviews conducted for the "Early Childhood Oral History Project," draws on oral life-history interviews with 14 prominent early childhood researchers who have been active since the 1970s within diverse European countries. A common theme across the interviews is the key role that collaborative research between…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Interviews, Oral History, Researchers
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van Rijswijk, Martine M.; Bronkhorst, Larike H.; Akkerman, Sanne F.; van Tartwijk, Jan – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Initiatives aimed at supporting student teachers for entering and staying in the teaching profession require a better understanding of the nature of student teachers' development as it unfolds during teacher education. Accordingly, we focused on changes in the extent to which student teachers perceive and expect dis/continuity in their development…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Research Universities, Foreign Countries
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Bruïne, Erica de; Willemse, T. Martijn; Franssens, Janneke; Eynde, Sofie van; Vloeberghs, Lijne; Vandermarliere, Leen – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
Family-School Partnerships (FSP) are important for students' academic achievements and social-emotional development. Therefore, pre-service teachers need to learn how to establish this. However, in teacher education programmes this topic is insufficiently addressed partially attributed to already overloaded programmes. This study reports on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Preservice Teacher Education
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van Schaik, Saskia D. M.; Oudgenoeg-Paz, Ora; Atun-Einy, Osnat – Developmental Psychology, 2018
The present study explored cultural differences in parental beliefs about motor development across 2 Western cultures: Israel and the Netherlands. Can 2 cultural models be distinguished regarding infant motor development in Israel and the Netherlands or are parental beliefs about motor development similar across these cultures? Using a…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cross Cultural Studies, Infants, Child Development
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