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Rutkowski, Leslie; Gonzalez, Eugenio; Joncas, Marc; von Davier, Matthias – Educational Researcher, 2010
The technical complexities and sheer size of international large-scale assessment (LSA) databases often cause hesitation on the part of the applied researcher interested in analyzing them. Further, inappropriate choice or application of statistical methods is a common problem in applied research using these databases. This article serves as a…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Measures (Individuals), Data Analysis, Databases
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Campbell, David; Picard-Aitken, Michelle; Cote, Gregoire; Caruso, Julie; Valentim, Rodolfo; Edmonds, Stuart; Williams, Gregory Thomas; Macaluso, Benoit; Robitaille, Jean-Pierre; Bastien, Nicolas; Laframboise, Marie-Claude; Lebeau, Louis-Michel; Mirabel, Philippe; Lariviere, Vincent; Archambault, Eric – American Journal of Evaluation, 2010
As bibliometric indicators are objective, reliable, and cost-effective measures of peer-reviewed research outputs, they are expected to play an increasingly important role in research assessment/management. Recently, a bibliometric approach was developed and integrated within the evaluation framework of research funded by the National Cancer…
Descriptors: Cancer, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods, Bibliometrics
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Russell, Roxanne – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2010
In this case study, we are able to take a close look at a situation not often encountered in the literature on ICTs in emerging economies: a private company from an emerging economy provided much-needed funding for a US NASA higher learning consortium through a contract for training and research and development in 3D visualization. This study…
Descriptors: Cultural Capital, Teacher Student Relationship, Visualization, Case Studies
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Malach-Pines, Ayala; Ozbilgin, Mustafa F.; Burke, Ronald – Career Development International, 2008
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to introduce the papers in this special issue and some issues surrounding choosing management as a career. A jointly developed questionnaire is also presented. Design/methodology/approach: The paper is descriptive in nature. Findings: It is crucial for researchers and practitioners to expand their perspectives…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Career Choice, Management Development, Career Guidance
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Cardelle-Elawar, Maria; Irwin, Leslie; Sanz de Acedo Lizarraga, Maria Luisa – Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology, 2007
This qualitative study describes the outcomes of teachers from three different countries (Ghana, Spain, and USA) enrolled in a graduate educational psychology class taught by the authors. A theory-into-practice teaching approach was used to encourage in-service teachers to conduct a research process guided by the instructors. Participants engaged…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Gunn, Vicky; Shopkow, Leah – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2007
This article, presented as a dialogue between the authors, explores what they perceive as critical areas of teaching and learning in the discipline of Medieval Studies. Within the discussion, notions of relevance and usefulness, widening access, and epistemological assumptions about the discipline are discussed and related to the practice of…
Descriptors: Medieval History, Intellectual Disciplines, Undergraduate Study, Epistemology
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O'Malley, Colleen J.; Blankemeyer, Maureen; Walker, Kathleen K.; Dellmann-Jenkins, Mary – Journal of Family Issues, 2007
There is increased interest by parents in communicating with their children about political violence. However, limited attention in the scholarly literature has focused on parent-child communication about war and terrorism. In response, the purpose of this study is to assess, within their respective ecological contexts, American and Northern Irish…
Descriptors: Parents as Teachers, Parent Child Relationship, War, Terrorism
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Main, Katherine; Bryer, Fiona – Australian Educational Researcher, 2007
As a new reform in Australian education, middle schooling has been gaining momentum. The rationale behind middle schooling is to bridge the traditional primary-high school gap and provide a more developmentally appropriate educational experience for young adolescents. Middle schooling in the USA has gone through a "boom-to-bust" cycle…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Educational Change, Middle Schools, Foreign Countries
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Begeny, John C.; Martens, Brian K. – Remedial and Special Education, 2007
Since the 1970s, Italy has had a national policy of integrating nearly all students with disabilities into the general education classroom. As a result, many advocates of inclusion in the United States have identified Italy as an excellent example of how wide-range inclusion can be accomplished. However, some U.S. and Italian educators have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, General Education, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Inclusive Schools
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Yen, Chiung-Fen; Yao, Tsung-Wei; Mintzes, Joel J. – International Journal of Science Education, 2007
This study explored and documented Taiwanese students' alternative conceptions of animal classification. We examined the understanding of the "animal", "vertebrate" and "invertebrate", "fish", "amphibian", "reptile", "bird", and "mammal" concepts among elementary,…
Descriptors: Biodiversity, Foreign Countries, Scientific Concepts, Curriculum Development
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Popescu, Dan; Patrasca, Mihaela; Chivu, Iulia – Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods, 2006
Recent economic and technological developments have led to a growing international demand for highly skilled human resources. The increased competition for human capital has determined numerous OECD countries to take special measures for attracting and retaining human capital in such fields as: information technology, biotechnology,…
Descriptors: Human Capital, Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities, Brain Drain
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Kilfeather, Paula; O'Leary, Michael; Varley, Janet – Irish Educational Studies, 2006
This article describes a four-year project undertaken to develop a set of performance tasks that could be used for assessing hands-on science in Irish primary schools. It begins by considering some of the literature on performance assessment and concludes with a discussion on the potential of the tasks to support teaching and learning in science.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Performance Based Assessment, Evaluation, Hands on Science
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Foskett, Nick; Lumby, Jacky; Fidler, Brian – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2005
Consideration of the quality, relevance and utility of research in educational leadership and management has been a growing concern of researchers, policy-makers and practitioners, but there is little agreement about its current state or priorities for development. The article reflects on the key criticisms that have been made of research in…
Descriptors: Audiences, Educational Administration, Researchers, Instructional Leadership
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Stacey, Kaye – Journal of Mathematical Behavior, 2005
This paper reviews the presentation of problem solving and process aspects of mathematics in curriculum documents from Australia, UK, USA and Singapore. The place of problem solving in the documents is reviewed and contrasted, and illustrative problems from teachers' support materials are used to demonstrate how problem solving is now more often…
Descriptors: Mathematics Curriculum, Problem Solving, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Funkhouser, G. Ray – Journal of Social Psychology, 1991
Presents results of a study comparing stereotypes of good, evil, weakness, power, and control across five national borders. Concludes that dimensions of power and control have considerable communality across cultures, as do definitions of good and evil. Reports that manifestations of these moral concepts in everyday behaviors can vary widely. (DK)
Descriptors: Altruism, Attitude Measures, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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