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Mierzwinski, Mark; Cock, Steven; Velija, Philippa – Quest, 2019
Bullying is increasingly considered to be an important moral, political, and social issue within modern society. Academic research on this issue has mostly been examined through a psychological lens, often using questionnaire data to examine and explain the prevalence of different types of bullying. In this position statement, we apply a…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Justice, Incidence, Educational Environment
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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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Jones, Sidney – Composition Forum, 2018
This review of Eli Clare's "Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure" (2017) and Eunjung Kim's "Curative Violence: Rehabilitating Disability, Gender, and Sexuality in Modern Korea" (2017) shows how both Clare and Kim critique the politics of cure in the U.S. and Korea. Specifically, these texts reveal the (at times) violent…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Books, Politics, Foreign Countries
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Rhee, Michelle – Education Next, 2018
Former chancellor of the Washington, D.C., public schools, Michelle Rhee, recently spoke with journalist Lenora Chu about Chu's new book, "Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve" (HarperCollins). Chu and her family currently live in Shanghai, where her son, Rainey, attends local schools--part…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Asian Culture, Foreign Countries, Foreign Students
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Admirand, Peter – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2018
This article examines why liberation theology needs to be a core resource in religious education settings, especially in Catholic secondary schools. It will first touch on key tenets of liberation theology and the reasons why it was silenced and underused. It will then analyse poverty in the Jewish tradition as an interfaith resource and…
Descriptors: Catholics, Secondary School Students, Educational Benefits, Catholic Schools
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Suleman, Shazeen; Minhas, Ripudaman; Barozzino, Tony – Journal of Applied Research on Children, 2018
With over 1 in 5 Canadians identifying as an immigrant, Canada has been proud to call itself a nation of immigrants with a commitment to supporting refugees, from accepting thousands of Vietnamese refugees in the 1970s to Syrians fleeing civil war in 2015. In 2017, 44,000 refugees came as government-sponsored or privately sponsored refugees,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Children, Immigration
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Shute, Mary Chaplin – Childhood Education, 2017
The first six years of the child's life are infinitely the most important, as they are the years in which attitudes are being established, habits formed, and character trends largely fixed. This article examines topics such as race relations and prejudice in kindergarten, the role of kindergarten teachers, soldier play in kindergarten and its…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Education, Kindergarten, Racial Relations
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Menezes, Isabel – Journal of Social Science Education, 2017
The paper "American democracy is distress: The failure of social education" presents several "symptoms of democracy's dysfunction in the United States". These include the extreme reliance on campaign contributions, giving the donors--economic elites and groups representing business, frequently operating at a transnational…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democracy, Citizen Participation, Foreign Countries
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2017
Yong Zhao is Foundations Distinguished Professor in the School of Education with an appointment in the School of Business at the University of Kansas. Prior to joining KU, he served as the Presidential Chair, Director of the Institute for Global and Online Education, and Associate Dean in the College of Education, University of Oregon, where he…
Descriptors: Interviews, Educational Innovation, Global Approach, Competition
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Lowan-Trudeau, Gregory – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2017
This article is a response to Kassam, Avery, and Ruelle's insights as presented in this forum on rural science education. Topics considered include troubling the urban/rural divide in the context of Indigenous knowledge and expanding to include the common Canadian notion of the "remote," a designation rooted in our national colonial…
Descriptors: Activism, Rural Areas, Urban Areas, American Indians
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Luke, Allan – American Educational Research Journal, 2017
Adam Wright, Michael A. Gottfried, and Vi-Nhuan Le demonstrate empirically that minority teachers have a positive impact on the "social-emotional development" of American minority kindergarten children. Their analyses of 2010-2011 data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study focus on measurable effects in four social and affective…
Descriptors: Minority Group Teachers, Social Development, Emotional Development, Minority Group Students
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Schneider, W. Joel; Kaufman, Alan S. – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
As documented in this special issue, all over the world hard choices must be made in education, government, business, and medicine. Intelligence tests, used intelligently and with appropriate ethical safeguards, are one tool of many that help make hard choices work out well, or at least better than the next-best alternative (Kaufman, Raiford,…
Descriptors: Intelligence Quotient, Artificial Intelligence, Children, Adolescents
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Wiewiura, Joachim S. – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2016
In this small essay, I will reflect on Michael Bérubé and Jennifer Ruth's arguments on the decline of educational professionalism in the United States. The purpose is to consider this loss of professionalism, and I will consider it in light of the arts and humanities in the Danish educational debate. Two reflections are presented: first, the…
Descriptors: Professionalism, Reader Response, Humanities Instruction, Politics of Education
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Fitzgerald, Hiram E.; Bruns, Karen; Sonka, Steven T.; Furco, Andrew; Swanson, Louis – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
In this commentary, the authors reflect on their 2012 article, "The Centrality of Engagement in Higher Education" (EJ1001357) reprinted in this 20th anniversary issue of "Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement." In their original article, they argued that for higher education to contribute meaningfully to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Scholarship, School Community Relationship, Social Change
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Brass, Jory – English in Australia, 2016
The 1966 Anglo-American Seminar at Dartmouth certainly stands as a landmark event in the history of English teaching. For the purposes of this Special Issue, however, I want to unsettle some familiar interpretations of Dartmouth by reading with and against a range of American responses to the conference published in the late 1960s and 1970s. As an…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), English Instruction, Educational Change, Educational Development
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