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Clift, Renée T.; Liaupsin, Carl – Studying Teacher Education, 2019
A review of current self-study research related to teacher education policy in the United States indicates that at local, university, and state levels teacher educators are affected emotionally and professionally by policy and, in most cases, feel that policy is something done "to" teacher educators as opposed to something to which they…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Teacher Education, Special Education Teachers
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Roy, Mamta; Giraldo-García, Regina – School Community Journal, 2018
The purpose of this systematic literature review is to examine global perspectives on the role of parental involvement and social/emotional skills in school-age children's academic success. A multistage filtering analysis process provides relevant information in relation to key issues on the topic of parental involvement in different countries and…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Parent Participation, Social Development, Emotional Development
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Yaffe, Yosi; Burg, David – International Education Journal: Comparative Perspectives, 2018
One of the most prominent comparative international tests in recent years is conducted by the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), which is used to assess students' literacy in Reading Comprehension, Mathematics, and Science. Israel has taken part in these assessments from its inception, and since then it has been gradually…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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Colgan, Andrew D. – Philosophical Inquiry in Education, 2018
Many symposia and special journal issues over the last several decades have been devoted to concerns about the decline of philosophy in teacher education programs. I pursued an answer for my doctoral project and found institutional explanations are rarely invoked in the "decline literature." I have sketched here the theory and have shown…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Organizational Theories
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Agasisti, Tommaso; Zoido, Pablo – Educational Researcher, 2018
This paper derives efficiency scores for around 8,500 schools in 30 countries, using Programme for International Student Assessment 2012 data and a nonparametric approach called data envelopment analysis as method. On average, achievement scores of schools can be increased by 27%, holding inputs constant. Efficiency scores vary considerably both…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Shcheglova, I. A. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
Higher education around the world is undergoing serious transformations as a result of technological, social, and economic processes. Universities from various countries are trying to secure a competitive position for themselves on the international market for educational services. Currently thousands of universities from different countries are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Chychuk, Antonina – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
In Great Britain and the USA the normative basis of primary/elementary school teachers' qualification advancement is being actively developed, i. e. this issue is considered at the state level. For a long time the development of retraining and advancement training system for primary/elementary school teachers has been grounded on conceptual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Collaboration, Faculty Development
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Mukan, Nataliya; Fuchyla, Olena; Ihnatiuk, Halyna – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
The article dwells on professional development of public school teachers as an inevitable constituent of education systems in the 21st century. In such economically developed countries as Great Britain, Canada and the USA, the problem of preparing teachers to a difficult and responsible task of upbringing and educating future citizens always…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Comparative Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries
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Duka, Oleh – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
In the article, some countries' experience in organizing professional training and activities of probation officers has been analyzed. Based on comparative analysis of activities of the Probation Institute abroad, it has been determined that probation service has different functional and organizational features in individual countries. For…
Descriptors: Professional Training, Caseworkers, Comparative Analysis, Learning Activities
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Soltyk, Oleksandr – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
The article deals with professional training of future teachers of physical education within the context of leading countries, namely the USA, Great Britain, China, Germany, France. The aforementioned countries are not just leaders in economical development; they are also leaders in sports. The analysis of literature resources allowed revealing a…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Professional Training, Physical Education Teachers, Faculty Development
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Kyslenko, Dmytro – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2017
The paper discusses the use of information technologies in professional training of future security specialists in the United States, Great Britain, Poland and Israel. The probable use of computer-based techniques being available within the integrated Web-sites have been systematized. It has been suggested that the presented scheme may be of great…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Professional Training, Foreign Countries, Computer Uses in Education
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Bhatia, Sudeep – Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 2017
Preferences are influenced by the presence or absence of salient choice options, known as reference points. This behavioral tendency is traditionally attributed to the loss aversion and diminishing sensitivity assumptions of prospect theory. In contrast, some psychological research suggests that reference dependence is caused by attentional biases…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Learning Theories, Preferences, Attention
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Perraton, Hilary – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2017
This paper reviews the development of international student mobility in the twentieth century as exemplified by Britain, France, Russia or the Soviet Union, and the United States. It summarises data on international student numbers and describes the development of policy at an institutional and national level in these four countries. Conclusions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, College Students, Foreign Students
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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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Kozar, Olga – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2016
Videoconferencing tools, like Skype, etc., are being increasingly used in language education worldwide. Despite assumed socio-affective and pedagogical benefits of using webcams in synchronous online language lessons, such as the feeling of co-presence or the possibilities of non-verbal communication, little is known about attitudes held by…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Online Courses, Web Based Instruction, Photography
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