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Skourdoumbis, Andrew – British Educational Research Journal, 2019
This article provides a critical and theoretical exploration into teacher performance dispositions (orientations towards performance). The article explores research literature on dispositions, highlighting the representation of teachers in education policy and standards documents across several nations of the OECD: Australia, the USA and the UK.…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Standards
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Cowen, Nick – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2019
What role does scientific evidence play in educational practice? Supporters of evidence-based education (EBE) see it as a powerful way of improving the quality of public services which is readily applicable to the education sector. Academic scholarship, however, points out important limits to this applicability. I offer an account inspired by…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Educational Practices, Politics of Education, Educational Research
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Nuske, Alison; Rillotta, Fiona; Bellon, Michelle; Richdale, Amanda – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2019
This study is a systematic literature review of the experiences of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their family members in higher education, with a particular focus on transition. Systematic searches were conducted across six databases: Medline, CINAHL, ProQuest, PsycINFO, Scopus, and Informit. Published articles (n = 11)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Autism, Student Experience, Student Attitudes
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Thoma, Stephen J.; Walker, David I.; Chen, Yen-Hsin; Frichand, Ana; Moulin-Stozek, Daniel; Kristjánsson, Kristján – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Little is known about adolescent applications of the virtues such as honesty, responsibility and courage across different cultural contexts. Using the Adolescent Intermediate Concepts Measure we analyze samples of adolescents (ages 12 to 20; N = 9,112) from 5 contexts: North Macedonia, Mexico, Taiwan, the United Kingdom, and the United States.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cultural Context, Adolescent Development, Foreign Countries
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Bush, Drew; Sieber, Renee; Chandler, Mark A.; Sohl, Linda E. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2019
Geography educators have long taught anthropogenic global climate change (AGCC) using geospatial data, visualizations, analysis tools and models. We examined the attitudes of teachers at secondary schools, research institutions, colleges and universities tasked with teaching using one such technology. We designed a seventeen-question online survey…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Ecology, Teaching Methods
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Guzmán-Valenzuela, Carolina; Barnett, Ronald – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2019
The relationship between theory and qualitative research has been extensively examined in the literature and has emerged as a problematic matter. This debate has been driven forward mainly in Anglo-Saxon countries and has done scant justice to an understanding of these issues in regions of the South. This paper addresses this matter by drawing on…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Educational Research, Higher Education, Theories
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Rautalin, Marjaana; Alasuutari, Pertti; Vento, Eetu – Journal of Education Policy, 2019
The paper examines the role of PISA in the globalisation of education policies. It approaches the question by assessing the effects of PISA on the ways in which new legislation was debated in national contexts in the period 1994-2013. The study asks: Has there been an increase in the number of references to the international community in debates…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Price, Mark – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
Troops to Teachers (TtT) is a UK governmental scheme introduced in 2013 to facilitate ex-military service personnel to re-train as teachers. This narrative study explores the accounts of a sample of new TtT trainees at the onset of their training and considers their motivations for career changing, potential transferable attributes and skills,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Veterans, Career Change, Teacher Education Programs
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Ivanovic, Lidija; Ho, Yuh-Shan – Educational Review, 2019
This paper presents a bibliometric analysis of highly cited articles published in the Web of Science category "Education and Educational Research" in the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI). A total of 2091 journal articles published in this category and cited more than 100 times up to the end of the year 2016 were retrieved as highly…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Bibliometrics, Citations (References), Citation Analysis
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Rowlands, Sam; Amy, Jean-Jacques – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Non-consensual sterilization is one of the characteristic historical abuses that took place mainly in the first half of the 20th century. People with intellectual disability (ID) were a prime target as part of the ideology of negative eugenics. In certain jurisdictions, laws were in force for several decades that permitted sterilization without…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Contraception, Civil Rights, Informed Consent
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Elliott, John – European Journal of Education, 2019
This article addresses the conceptual question "what is lesson study?" as an issue that arises in the context of the globalisation of lesson study as a method for improving teaching and learning beyond its presumed origins in the Japanese education system. To what extent can adaptations of the method in different national settings be…
Descriptors: Instructional Improvement, Teaching Methods, Lesson Plans, Comparative Education
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Nee, Rebecca C. – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2019
Teaching information verification skills has become increasingly important in the current post-truth era. Through surveys and interviews with teenagers and young adults in the Middle East and United States, this study explores the changing patterns of social media use for news and actions they take to verify news stories online. Findings show…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Mass Media Use, Information Seeking
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Hasrati, Mostafa; Tavakoli, Parvaneh – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
Although dissertations have traditionally been part of master's programmes, non-dissertation track master's programmes are on the rise across the world. This paper reports faculty views on MA TESOL dissertations (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) in five Anglophone countries. Drawing on the academic literacies tradition and informed…
Descriptors: Masters Theses, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries
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Rohde, Luis Augusto; Campani, Fausto; Oliveira, José Renato Gonçalves; Rohde, Catarina W.; Rocha, Thiago; Ramal, Andrea – Journal of School Choice, 2019
The quantitative literature on parental reasons of school choice for their elementary school children was systematically reviewed using all major databases. The quality of the studies was assessed through a modified version of the Newcastle-Ottawa scale. Among 3982 references reviewed, 26 studies were included from 14 countries. Although large…
Descriptors: School Choice, Parent Attitudes, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students
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Rowlands, Julie – Gender and Education, 2019
While academic governance does not produce teaching and research, it provides the conditions that enable them to take place. The principal academic governance body within universities, the academic board (also known as the academic senate or faculty senate), therefore plays a key role in enabling universities to conduct their core business.…
Descriptors: Governance, Governing Boards, Role, Higher Education
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