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Allen, Louisa – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2005
The notion of "the school" as a set of institutional processes and practices that shape the possibilities of educational research forms the focus of this article. It is argued that the discursive and material practices that render schools agencies of cultural reproduction also have effects for what research can be undertaken in them and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sexuality, Educational Research, Sexual Orientation
Schuller, Tom, Ed. – 1995
This collection of papers investigates change and compares university education experiences worldwide, looking at it from the perspective of numbers of students, range of institutions, funding, institutional functions, boundaries, and directions, orientation of students and staff, and institutional change. After an introduction by Tom Schuler,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change, Change Agents, College Faculty
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Powell, J. P., Ed. – Higher Education Research & Development, 1982
Five articles on higher education in Australia and New Zealand are presented, along with two review articles. "Australian Higher Education Research and Society. Part I: Post-War Reconstruction and Expansion, 1940-1965" (D. S. Anderson and E. Eton) is a review of research on higher education in Australia and New Zealand since World War…
Descriptors: Academic Persistence, Case Studies, Cognitive Style, College Students
Nisbet, John, Ed.; And Others – 1985
Nineteen articles on the status of the relationship among educational research, policy, and practice around the world are collected in the 1985 edition of the "World Yearbook of Education." Contributors address the development of national policies on educational research in countries in North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and…
Descriptors: Action Research, Agency Role, Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Policy
Bevan-Brown, Jill – Gifted Education International, 1999
This paper reports selected findings from a study on Maori children with special abilities to illustrate principles of educating gifted children from minority cultures. Seven suggestions for improving educational services to these children are offered; six are specifically teacher related and the seventh addresses the need for research and the…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries