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Dunning, Pamela T. – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
First Public Lecture sponsored by Teaching Public Administration (delivered at the Public Administration Conference, University of Northumbria 12 September 2018). The author provided views on why public administration is needed now more than ever, outlining how current events necessitate the need for research to inform our teaching and learning.…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Public Administration
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Merey, Zihni – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to compare the level of allocation of human rights education issues in social studies textbooks in Turkey and the United States. For this aim, six social studies textbooks from both countries were examined. Textbooks were analyzed in terms of their level of "human rights education issues," in accordance with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Social Studies, Textbooks
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Sögüt, Sibel – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
This study focuses on the investigation of frequency and distribution of the active, passive sentences and nominalized structures in new reports about "the terrorist attack in Ankara on October 10th" (2015) across British and American newspapers. In the light of this purpose, the following research questions are addressed: 1. How is the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, News Reporting, Language Usage, Sentences
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Owings, William A.; Kaplan, Leslie S.; Volman, Monique – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
Using an equity perspective, this article compares the education systems of the United States and the Netherlands. Existing data examining student demographics, the organizational structures, curricula, funding, and student outcomes are examined. The Netherlands appears to be getting a "bigger bang for their buck." We make the case that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Equal Education, Educational Practices
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Groth, Terrie R. – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2015
For some decades, students and scholars of Political Science have debated methodological differences, paradigmatic differences, and policy differences as they relate to curricula. Today, the real challenges facing the teaching of Political Science have less to do with content and much more to do with form and process. The next transformation in…
Descriptors: Political Science, Competency Based Education, Undergraduate Study, Foreign Countries
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Paton, Valerie O.; Reith Charles C.; Harden, Karon K.; Abaurre, Rogério; Tremblay, Crystal – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2014
Narratives from 3 presenters at the closing session of the 2013 Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference demonstrate that higher education institutions and communities can forge deep and sustainable relationships to address the "wicked problems" in their countries and communities. University leaders in Nigeria described how students…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, College Faculty, College Students, Service Learning
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Prado, Javier Calzada; Marzal, Miguel Angel – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2013
Introduction: The role of library and information science professionals as knowledge facilitators is solidly grounded in the profession's theoretical foundations as much as connected with its social relevance. Knowledge science is presented in this paper as a convenient theoretical framework for this mission, and knowledge engagement…
Descriptors: Specialists, Information Scientists, Information Science, Graduate Students
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Feldmann, Doug – Mid-Western Educational Researcher, 2011
The author posits that those going into the education field in contemporary times are no longer overly concerned with traditional discouragements such as low salaries; rather, what appears to be desired today by teachers--both novice and veteran--is the "freedom" to make reasonable curricular and instructional choices, and the…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, Teaching (Occupation), Reading Materials, Freedom
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Rex, Lesley A. – Australian Educational Researcher, 2010
In this paper, the author addresses the circumstances of education research knowledge at this time in history. She begins by referring to the keynote talks by Erika McWilliams and Bill Green, who take up the issue of knowledge-building through research in education and how to regard it productively and hopefully as researchers move forward. She…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Researchers, Information Dissemination, Innovation
Duncan, Arne – Education Digest: Essential Readings Condensed for Quick Review, 2010
In this paper, the Arne Duncan, the United States Secretary of Education, discusses the need for a sea change in America's schools of education, and focuses on the need to improve teacher preparation programs. Many schools of education have provided high-quality preparation programs for aspiring teachers for years. In the last decade, many…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Schools of Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Change
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Lee, Carol D. – Journal of Negro Education, 2009
This article presents the text of a lecture delivered by American Educational Research Association President Carol D. Lee at the 29th Annual Charles H. Thompson Lecture-Colloquium Series which was held on November 5, 2008. In her lecture, Lee discussed several points of similarities between W. E. B. Du Bois and President Barack Obama. These…
Descriptors: Educational Research, African American Education, Conference Papers, African American Achievement
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van Kraayenoord, Christina E. – Australasian Journal of Special Education, 2006
In this address, the author examines what it means when one uses phrases like "evidence-based practices" and "evidence-based policies." She suggests that there is a need to re-think the meanings attached to these terms and she presents a rebuttal of the reliance on a single conceptualisation of evidence. The author then argues…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Special Education
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Heppner, P. Paul – Counseling Psychologist, 2006
The central thesis of this article is that focusing on cross-cultural competence will enhance both the science and the practice of counseling psychology. Developing cross-cultural competence is a lifelong journey, replete with many joys and challenges, that will (a) increase the sophistication of our research, (b) expand the utility and…
Descriptors: Psychologists, Cultural Context, Counseling Effectiveness, Health Needs
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Eisner, Elliot – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2006
This article focuses on the future of arts-based research in education. The author contends that there are several features that need to be taken into account if arts-based educational research is to have a future. First, arts-based educational research needs to have a cadre of scholars committed to its exploration--individuals who regard…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Educational Research, Scientific Research, Discipline Based Art Education
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Sue, Derald Wing – Counseling Psychologist, 2005
This presidential address focuses on a specific and daunting assumption about racism that many find disturbing--a belief that no one born and raised in the United States is free from inheriting the racial biases of their forebears. It states explicitly that it is impossible for anyone to not to have racist, sexist, and homophobic attitudes,…
Descriptors: Counseling Psychology, Psychologists, Racial Bias, Social Problems
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