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Lalancette, Helene; Campbell, Stephen R. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2012
Research design and methods in educational neuroscience involve using neuroscientific tools such as brain image technologies to investigate cognitive functions and inform educational practices. The ethical challenges raised by research in social neuroscience have become the focus of neuroethics, a sub-discipline of bioethics. More specifically…
Descriptors: Research Design, Neurology, Educational Practices, Ethics
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Jones, Patrick M. – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2012
Higher education is the linchpin of music education in North America. It is primarily in collegiate institutions that music teachers are educated throughout the life cycles of their careers. This begins with preservice programs, typically at the baccalaureate level, and continues with in-service professional development and graduate degree…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Music Education, School Demography, Attitudes
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Sa, Creso; Gaviria, Patricia – Higher Education Policy, 2011
Professional mutual recognition agreements (MRAs) are one of the policy instruments employed in global and regional trade agreements to facilitate the mobility of skilled labour. While such agreements have been noted in the literature examining cross-border academic mobility, little is known about how they impact higher education. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, International Cooperation, International Trade
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Sorcinelli, Mary Deane; Austin, Ann E. – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2010
Globalization of higher education is developing at a relentless pace as colleges, universities, and student enrollments burgeon throughout countries in Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East. As a result, educational developers in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States, all of which have well-established higher…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Higher Education, Global Approach, Organizational Change
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Fraser, Kym; Gosling, David; Sorcinelli, Mary Deane – New Directions for Teaching and Learning, 2010
Educational development, which the authors use to refer to the field of professional and strategic development associated with university and college learning and teaching, can be described in many ways by referring to its different aspects. In this article the authors endeavor to categorize many of the models that have been used to describe…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Models
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Brydges, Barbara – Education Libraries, 2009
This paper traces the century-long history of a library that has served teacher preparation programs in Calgary, Alberta, since 1909. It looks at how this library's role and collections adapted to shifting notions of what constituted good teacher education and changing economic circumstances. In recounting this history, the paper examines the…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Foreign Countries, Academic Libraries, Teacher Education