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Jabbari, Ali Akbar; Achard-Bayle, Guy; Ablali, Driss – Cogent Education, 2018
This study attempts to tease apart the effect of dominant languages of communication on the acquisition of syntactic properties of L3 French in order to test the current L3 generative theories. Three groups of bilinguals took part in this study: L1 Persian/L2 English, with French as the dominant language of communication, L1 Persian/L2 English,…
Descriptors: French, Bilingualism, Multilingualism, Native Language
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Boeren, Ellen – Studies in Continuing Education, 2017
This paper discusses the layered nature of lifelong learning participation, bringing together fragmented insights in why adults do or do not participate in lifelong learning activities. The paper will discuss the roles and responsibilities of individual adults, education and training providers and countries' social education policies, often…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Lifelong Learning, Learning Activities, Educational Policy
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Cincinnato, Sebastiano; De Wever, Bram; Van Keer, Hilde; Valcke, Martin – Adult Education Quarterly: A Journal of Research and Theory, 2016
In this article, we address the issue of participation in adult education building on the cultural capital framework. This theoretical framework suggests that (educational) practices are affected by one's social background and, more precisely, by the cultural resources handed down in the family context. To examine the validity of this theoretical…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Socioeconomic Background, Cultural Capital, Participation
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Mukan, Nataliya; Myskiv, Iryna; Kravets, Svitlana – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2016
In the article the systems of continuing pedagogical education in Great Britain, Canada and the USA have been characterized. The main objectives are defined as the theoretical analysis of scientific-pedagogical literature, which highlights different aspects of the problem under research; identification of the common and distinctive features of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Professional Continuing Education, Faculty Development
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Mukan, Nataliya; Myskiv, Iryna; Kravets, Svitlana – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2016
In the article the theoretical framework of public school teachers' continuing professional development (CPD) in Great Britain, Canada and the USA has been presented. The main objectives have been defined as theoretical analysis of scientific and pedagogical literature, which highlights different aspects of the problem under research; presentation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Public School Teachers, Professional Continuing Education
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Vasinda, Sheri, Ed.; Szabo, Susan, Ed.; Johnson, Robin D., Ed. – Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers, 2015
The theme for the 58th annual conference of the Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers (ALER) was Bridging Cultures Through Literacy. In the first section of the Yearbook, Parker Fawson's presidential address captures the unique nature of ALER and its role in his professional development, and then moved beyond to capture the changing…
Descriptors: Literacy, Literacy Education, Reading Comprehension, Common Core State Standards
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de Langen, F. H. T. – International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning, 2013
For several years, the importance of continuous education has been stressed by several governmental and non-governmental institutions (Janssen & Schuwer, 2012; Marshall & Casserly, 2006). Education is seen as important both for personal growth and empowerment for one's personal wellbeing and for developing the professional capabilities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Resources, Access to Information, Business
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Kareva, Veronika; Echevarria, Jana – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2013
In this paper we present a comprehensive model of instruction for providing consistent, high quality teaching to L2 students. This model, the SIOP Model (Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol), provides an explicit framework for organizing instructional practices to optimize the effectiveness of teaching second and foreign language learners.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Castro, Helio; Putnik, Goran D.; Shah, Vaibhav – Learning Organization, 2012
Purpose: The aim of this paper is to analyze international and national research and development (R&D) programs and roadmaps for the manufacturing sector, presenting how agile and lean manufacturing models are addressed in these programs. Design/methodology/approach: In this review, several manufacturing research and development programs and…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Manufacturing Industry, National Programs, International Programs
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Stark-Rose, Rose M.; Livingston-Sacin, Tina M.; Merchant, Niloufer; Finley, Amanda C. – Journal for Specialists in Group Work, 2012
A 25-year content analysis was conducted of published group work articles that focused on 5 racial groups (African American, Asian American/Pacific Islander, Latino/a, Native American, and Intercultural group). Articles were included if they described an intervention or conceptual model with 1 of the racial groups. The analysis revealed 15 content…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Race, American Indians, Asian Americans
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Prada, Sergio I.; Salkever, David; MacKenzie, Ellen J. – Evaluation Review, 2012
Background: Injury is the leading cause of death for persons aged 1-44 years in the United States. Injuries have a substantial economic cost. For that reason, regional systems of trauma care in which the more acutely injured patients are transported to Level-I (L-I) trauma centers (TCs) has been widely advocated. However, the cost of TC care is…
Descriptors: Hospitals, Injuries, Patients, Probability
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Gehart, Diane R. – Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 2012
In 2004, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issued a consensus statement on mental health recovery based on the New Freedom Commission's recommendation that public mental health organizations adopt a "recovery" approach to severe and persistent mental illness, including services to those dually diagnosed with mental health…
Descriptors: Human Services, Substance Abuse, Mental Disorders, Mental Health
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Masters, Ryan K.; Hummer, Robert A.; Powers, Daniel A. – American Sociological Review, 2012
We use hierarchical cross-classified random-effects models to simultaneously measure age, period, and cohort patterns of mortality risk between 1986 and 2006 for non-Hispanic white and non-Hispanic black men and women with less than a high school education, a high school education, and more than a high school education. We examine all-cause…
Descriptors: Models, Cohort Analysis, Females, Males
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Irwing, Paul; Booth, Tom; Nyborg, Helmuth; Rushton, J. Philippe – Intelligence, 2012
We examined whether the General Factor of Personality (GFP) is related to the "g" factor of cognitive ability using data from the Vietnam Experience Study which randomly sampled 4462 Vietnam War veterans from a total sample of about five million Vietnam era army veterans. Exclusionary criteria included passing a fitness test, achieving a…
Descriptors: Intelligence, War, Aptitude Tests, Personality
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Gorsevski, Ellen W.; Schuck, Raymond I.; Lin, Canchu – Western Journal of Communication, 2012
Using rhetorical analysis in the form of an autoethnographically informed biocritique, this study applies and expands the concept of rhetorical plasticity to examine the popular museum exhibit "Bodies: The Exhibition," which is arguably the most controversial of a series of contemporary museum exhibits that feature deceased human bodies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Human Body, Non Western Civilization, Death
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