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Norlund, Anita – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2019
Reality technologies are being introduced in schools due to high anticipated or claimed educational benefits. This article explores the reliability of foundations of such claims for use of three kinds of technology-based 'environments': virtual, augmented and mixed reality. It is a follow-up of a previous stage in a research review and includes 35…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2019
This support document contains material that supports the research report, "Higher Apprenticeships in Australia: What Are We Talking About?". It provides more detail on two elements of the research: (1) An overview of publicly available information on international models of higher apprenticeships, both established and under development…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Higher Education, Vocational Education
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Hanushek, Eric A.; Piopiunik, Marc; Wiederhold, Simon – Education Next, 2019
Student achievement varies widely across developed countries, but the source of these differences is not well understood. One obvious candidate, and a major focus of research and policy discussions both in the United States and abroad, is teacher quality. Research and common sense tell that good teachers can have a tremendous impact on their…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Cognitive Ability, Academic Achievement, Teacher Influence
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Veblen, Kari K.; Kruse, Nathan B.; Messenger, Stephen J.; Letain, Meredith – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
This study considers children's informal musicking and online music teaching, learning, playing, and invention through an analysis of children's clapping games on YouTube. We examined a body of 184 games from 103 separate YouTube postings drawn from North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Music Activities, Music Education, Video Technology
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Sheridan, Janie; Adams, Peter; Bullen, Chris; Newcombe, David – Drugs: Education, Prevention & Policy, 2018
Aims: The role of health professionals in the provision of harm reduction services is well established in some countries, but not all. We describe a two week course in harm reduction for undergraduate health professionals from a range of countries run in 2014, and provide an account of its evaluation. Methods: Before and after design, with Revised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Prevention, Summer Schools, Undergraduate Students
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Mabingo, Alfdaniels – Journal of Dance Education, 2018
Over the years, dances from African cultures have been viewed in the Western world as caricatures of exotic bodies and representations of experiences that are abundant in the natural order of things. Valentino Y. Mudimbe (1988) has defined this otherization and objectification as the invention of Africa. With the continuous mobility of people and…
Descriptors: African Culture, Dance Education, Teaching Methods, Teacher Attitudes
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West, Jason – Computer Science Education, 2018
Emerging careers in technology-focused fields such as data science coupled with necessary graduate outcomes mandate the need for a truly interdisciplinary pedagogical approach. However, the rapid pace of curriculum development in this field of inquiry has meant that curricula across universities has largely evolved in line with the internal…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Curriculum Development, Computer Science Education, Universities
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Dunst, Carl J.; Bruther, Mary Beth; Hamby, Deborah W.; Howse, Robin; Wilkie, Helen – Journal of International Education and Leadership, 2018
The meta-analysis described in this paper evaluated the relationships between 11 types of leadership practices and 7 organizational, teaming, leader, and employee outcomes. A main focus of analysis was whether the leadership practices were differentially related to the study outcomes. Studies were eligible for inclusion if the correlations between…
Descriptors: Leadership Styles, Administrator Behavior, Teamwork, Employees
OECD Publishing, 2018
The teacher workforce could be better prepared to cater to the learning needs of special needs students. The low percentage of teachers reporting a positive impact from their professional development signals that there is more to be done regarding the quality of the training offered in special needs education. Also, allocating more experienced and…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Teacher Competencies, Faculty Development, Special Education
Rutkowski, David; Rutkowski, Leslie – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2018
Over the past two decades, there has been rapid growth in understanding of bullying in schools and its many negative effects. The reported incidence of bullying and other school violence has increased over time, and UNESCO recently estimated that 246 million children and adolescents experience violence in and around school every year (UNESCO…
Descriptors: Bullying, Violence, Foreign Countries, Prevention
Chzhen, Yekaterina; Rees, Gwyther; Gromada, Anna; Cuesta, Jose; Bruckauf, Zlata – UNICEF, 2018
In the world's richest countries, some children do worse at school than others because of circumstances beyond their control, such as where they were born, the language they speak or their parents' occupations. These children enter the education system at a disadvantage and can drop further behind if educational policies and practices reinforce,…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Bias, Socioeconomic Influences, Foreign Countries
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Daniel, Ryan; Parkes, Kelly A. – International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 2017
In higher education music instrument teaching, there is a strong tradition of high-level performers being recruited to teach advanced students within the private studio despite the fact these educators often have no training in pedagogy. The studio environment also continues to be dominated by the one-to-one lesson format and the master-apprentice…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Musical Instruments, Higher Education, College Faculty
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Morris, Rebecca J.; Cahill, Maria – School Library Research, 2017
In this study we investigated the research designs employed to study the interdisciplinary profession of school librarianship during a time period of notable changes across both the Pre-K-12 and school library domains. To conduct this work, we analyzed all 217 articles published in "School Library Research" (SLR) and "School…
Descriptors: Research Design, School Libraries, Library Research, Content Analysis
OECD Publishing, 2017
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. With more than 125 charts and 145 tables included in the publication and much more data available on the educational database, "Education at a Glance 2017" provides key information on the output of…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Graduation Rate, Higher Education
Martin, Michael O., Ed.; Mullis, Ina V. S., Ed.; Hooper, Martin, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2017
"Methods and Procedures in PIRLS 2016" documents the development of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) assessments and questionnaires and describes the methods used in sampling, translation verification, data collection, database construction, and the construction of the achievement and context questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Grade 4, International Assessment
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