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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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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
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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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Curris, Constantine W. – Higher Education in Europe, 2003
Asserts that the interaction of twin philosophies in U.S. higher education (commitment to the discovery and furtherance of knowledge, and fulfillment of the needs of the people) has been tempered by public control of higher education through boards of trustees, open admissions for high school graduates, the university in service to the community,…
Descriptors: College Role, Educational Change, Educational Cooperation, Educational Trends
Ingman, Stan; Clower, Terry; Wallimann, Isidor – Metropolitan Universities: An International Forum, 2003
Asserting that exploration of the role of higher education in community building is not unique to the United States, describes examples of collaborative efforts involving universities and communities working together in the United States, Switzerland, Northern Ireland, and Mexico. (EV)
Descriptors: College Role, Community Development, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Goldsmith, Sharon M. – Higher Education in Europe, 2002
Presents a case example of the "Millennium Intent," an effort to create an agreement between non-governmental national certification agencies in Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States for the mutual recognition of the professional education and credentials of speech/language pathologists. (EV)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Certification, Educational Quality, Foreign Countries
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Henry, Gary T. – American Journal of Evaluation, 2001
Describes the development of evaluation within the United States and traces the connections between evaluation and the documents that founded the United States. Analyzes the demands placed on evaluation by modern democracies and comments on the importance of the selection of evaluation indicators and the necessity of systematic evaluation. (SLD)
Descriptors: Democracy, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization, Foreign Countries
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Harrison, Algea O.; And Others – Journal of Black Psychology, 1995
Adolescents ages 13-15 in Zimbabwe (n=132) and the United States (n=97) completed a measure of perceived social support. In Zimbabwe, adolescents perceived support as coming from a variety of persons, while U.S. adolescents saw their parents and best friends as sources of most social support. (SLD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries
Walsh, Taylor; And Others – Computers in Libraries, 1992
Edited transcripts of three talks presented at the 1991 Research and Education Networking (R&EN) Conference address municipal information systems, including descriptions of local networks, privacy issues, and future possibilities; networking in Canada, including CA*net, regional networks, and federal activities; and Canadian reactions to…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Community Information Services, Computer Networks, Conferences
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