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Resnik, Julia – Critical Studies in Education, 2019
The recognition of the DP (diploma programme) for university admission is crucial for the development of International Baccalaureate (IB) schools and the expansion of the IB network worldwide. In an era of higher education (HE) massification, accompanied by high failure and dropout rates, intense debates on access to HE are taking place in many…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Advanced Placement Programs, Higher Education
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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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Barteau, Heather Lynn; Webb, C. Lorraine – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2019
The U.S.'s education system has been in a state of crisis for decades. Reform attempts addressed with each administration, such as "A Nation at Risk" during the Reagan campaign, "No Child Left Behind" during the Bush administration, and the most recent, Obama's "Race to the Top" initiative, elucidate America's…
Descriptors: Social Systems, Educational Practices, Democracy, Academic Achievement
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Boyle, Mary-Ellen – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2019
Liberal education as a form of higher education is increasing globally even as it struggles for support and legitimacy in the USA. Its emergence and spread are only partially attributable to the growth in the tertiary sector worldwide: although the sharpest spike has been in Asia, new programs have opened in Western Europe, Russia and the Middle…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Educational Trends, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries
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Cokley, John; Jianlin, Wen; Yanling, Liu; Wenshuai, Xie – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2019
Current curriculum trends in tertiary journalism and communication education in the People's Republic of China are investigated using information from the websites of the 2,198 Chinese universities that published course lists in December 2013. Of those, 439 offered journalism majors and this article samples 274 of those universities (12.5% of the…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Graduates, Web Sites, Foreign Countries
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Domínguez-Delgado, Rubén; Hansen, Kathleen A.; Paul, Nora – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2019
Journalists and news archivists are natural allies. Journalists require previously published reporting as context for their new stories. Archivists ensure that material is preserved for future retrieval. Local news archives serve as a cultural, legal, economic, and genealogical resource for their communities. Now, the archiving function in news…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Journalism Education, News Media, Archives
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Meshulam, Assaf – Comparative Education Review, 2019
This article presents a comparative analysis of a metasynthesis of Israeli and US studies on parental choice of two-way bilingual education. My analysis reveals that the reasons majority-language and minority-language parents expressed in the US and Israeli studies converge in some aspects but, significantly, also diverge. I argue that the…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Parent Attitudes, Language Minorities, Semitic Languages
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Kim, Eunjoo; Zhang, Jie; Sun, Xiaoke – International Journal of Special Education, 2019
Given the contextual conditions in each country, the United States, Korea, and China all have their own unique history of special education, which leads to different special education and service systems for students with special needs. The purpose of this paper is to compare the development and current status of special education in all three…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Special Education, Educational Development
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Irie, Natalie Roote; Hsu, Yu-Chang; Ching, Yu-Hui – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2019
First conceived as spaces stocked with D.I.Y. tools and materials for community members to join together in the activity of making, makerspaces have begun popping up in schools, libraries, universities and museums across the world. The maker mindset summarizes the ideology of the maker movement--a set of values predicated on making, sharing,…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Discourse Analysis
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Sevart, Amber; Dean, Shannon R. – Journal of International Students, 2019
In this article we reflect on the similarities and differences among student service offices in the United States versus higher education institutions in Germany. Specifically the "Studentwerk" organization is discussed, which provides student services to institutions across Germany.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Study Abroad, Student Personnel Services
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Thompson, Ashleigh B. – New Educator, 2019
This essay shares impressions from French and German higher education through a comparative US lens, with a special focus on internationalization and mobility. The author integrates the theoretical lens of Gert Biesta's Pedagogy of Interruption to posit that international experiences facilitate encounters with otherness that spark new ways of…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Higher Education, Comparative Education, International Education
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Terenko, Olena – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2019
Types of non-formal adult education in the USA and Canada are singled out. Non-formal adult education in the United States and Canada is subdivided into basic adult education, education for professional development, education for personal development, specialized adult education, education for the development of civil society (constituents of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nonformal Education, Adult Education, Professional Development
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Harvey, James J. – AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 2019
The author argues that despite demonstrable successes of public education, school leaders have not framed an effective defense against decades-long charges of school failure. Drawing on leadership literature from Aristotle through today's airport best-sellers, the author suggests that school superintendents have an obligation to make a case for…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Superintendents, Public Schools, Reputation
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Erdakova, Victoria V.; Romanov, Maxim S.; Kawshbaya, Lia L. – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2018
The article presents the results of a comparative analysis of the composition of academic rights of students in Russia, the United States and the European Union countries, their legislative regulation and practice of implementation in universities. The following conclusions were made: (1) the wording of the rights, their thematic groups in Russia…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Cross Cultural Studies, Student Rights, Educational Change
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Kim, Dong-hyun; Pior, Myoung-young – Education Sciences, 2018
This study was conducted to provide basic information about the curricula of real estate education with respect to globalization. The literature, such as the histories and characteristics of real estate education in the United Kingdom and the United States that have historically lead real estate education, are reviewed. We also extract the core…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Real Estate, Global Approach, Business Schools
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