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Kissau, Scott; Hiller, Florian – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2013
In response to international concern over poor reading skills among adolescent learners, teachers of these students are encouraged to integrate reading comprehension instruction into their classrooms. To increase the likelihood that reading comprehension strategies are effectively used in schools, teachers in all content areas need extensive…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Preferences, Comparative Education
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Cashman, Timothy G.; McDermott, Benjamin R. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2011
The key objective of this investigation was to uncover attitudes and pedagogical comparisons of a sampling of secondary social studies teachers in three schools in eastern Ontario, Canada. The researchers sought to gain insight into how historical and current United States (US) policies are addressed in the provincial curriculum. Moreover,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Political Issues, Social Studies, Secondary Education
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Cashman, Timothy G.; Rubio, Rene A. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2008
Researchers analyzed the perceptions and pedagogies of educators in two Chihuahua, Mexico, public schools with regard to United States foreign policies. The key objective of the research was to provide additional insight into the impact of recent actions taken by the United States Government, including the war in Iraq. Chihuahuan educators and…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, Political Attitudes
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Cashman, Timothy G. – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2007
This case study provides perspectives on the War in Iraq with information collected from Sabah, Malaysia, educators. The author has analyzed input from Sabahan teachers regarding their discussions of United States-led war efforts in Iraq. The implications for discourse in Sabahan classrooms are described. The author then argues that Sabahan…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Measures