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Seale, Jane – Research Papers in Education, 2016
This article aims to contribute to the development of frameworks for evaluating student voice projects in higher education by offering a critically evaluative account of two student voice projects. Although both projects had been underpinned by the principles of participatory (inclusive) research, one appeared to be more successful than the other…
Descriptors: Student Empowerment, Higher Education, Student Evaluation, Student Projects
Carey, John C.; Martin, Ian – Ronald H. Fredrickson Center for School Counseling Outcome Research & Evaluation, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to present a review of the major policy studies concerning school counseling in the United States that were disseminated between 2000 and 2014. In all, reviewers located 37 documents that were disseminated between 2000 and 2014, and that were either intentionally written with a focus on policy implications or were…
Descriptors: School Counseling, School Counselors, School Policy, School Surveys
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Bishop, D. V. M. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Background: Our ability to look at structure and function of a living brain has increased exponentially since the early 1970s. Many studies of developmental disorders now routinely include a brain imaging or electrophysiological component. Amid current enthusiasm for applications of neuroscience to educational interventions, we need to pause to…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Intervention, Language Impairments, Children
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Montague, Alan – Policy Futures in Education, 2013
Higher education is one of the key foundations that economic prosperity is founded upon. Government policies, funding and strategic planning require a fine balance to stimulate growth, prosperity health and well-being. The key Australian government policies influenced by a Review of Australian Higher Education report include attracting many more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Literature Reviews, Policy Analysis
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Du, Lihong – English Language Teaching, 2010
The Critical Period Hypothesis aims to investigate the reason for significant difference between first language acquisition and second language acquisition. Over the past few decades, researchers carried out a series of studies to test the validity of the hypothesis. Although there were certain limitations in these studies, most of their results…
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Language Proficiency, Language Acquisition
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Dyer, Becky – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2009
This article suggests how movement analysis from a socially contextualized perspective can inform understanding about the significance of sociopolitical contexts and aesthetic values in Western dance training. Perspectives of movement analysis provide groundwork for discussing perceivable ways to address discrepancies between democratic and…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Ideology, Aesthetics, Motion
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Walsh, Patrick – History of Education, 2008
This paper compares the founding of the elementary school systems of Ireland and Ontario in the nineteenth century. The systems shared a common set of textbooks that had originated in Ireland. Using examples from a number of these books, which were part of a series that had been specially prepared for the Irish national school system, founded in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Textbook Evaluation, Elementary School Curriculum
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Beach, Jim – History of Education, 2008
This article surveys the history of compulsory education for soldiers' career advancement in the British army. It begins with an examination of the organizational context before analyzing the rationale, syllabus, teaching and assessment of soldier education. It concludes that for members of the army education organization their self-perception as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Compulsory Education, Military Personnel
Moore, Richard W.; Blake, Daniel R.; Phillips, G. Michael; McConaughy, Daniel – 2003
California's Employment Training Panel Program (ETP), the largest state-funded customized training program for incumbent workers in the nation, has had a positive impact on the economy of California, and its success has policy implications for other state programs. The impact of ETP on trainees includes the following: they are more attached to the…
Descriptors: Economic Impact, Employees, Employment Programs, Improvement Programs
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Parker, David – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2003
This article examines elementary education policy and practice in one county--Hertfordshire--and concludes that it falls into none of the neat categories of parsimonious or generous, progressive or reactionary, or even broadly Labour or Conservative. Aspects of county policy and practice would, no doubt, incur their approval or condemnation in…
Descriptors: Elementary School Curriculum, Educational Practices, Elementary Education, School Districts
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Nisbet, John – Scottish Educational Review, 2003
In 1971 the Scottish Universities Council for Studies in Education (SUCSE) was formally constituted as a representative voice of the Scottish university departments of education. One aspiration was to coordinate degree courses across the universities as a distinctive Scottish MEd degree with credit transfer to promote mobility. However, the…
Descriptors: Consortia, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Arnell, Karen M.; Duncan, John – Cognitive Psychology, 2002
There is often strong interference if a second target stimulus (T2) is presented before processing of a prior target stimulus (T1) is complete. In the "Psychological Refractory Period" (PRP) paradigm, responses are speeded and interference manifests as increased response time for T2. In the "Attentional Blink" (AB) paradigm, stimuli are masked and…
Descriptors: Reaction Time, Models, Shared Resources and Services, Identification (Psychology)
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Korsgaard, Ove – Comparative Education, 2002
The Nordic tradition of folkeoplysning (Denmark, Norway) or folkbildning (Sweden) is a form of adult education--"people's enlightenment"--linked to the emergence of democracy. Differing social, political, and cultural emphases attached to "folk"/"people" in various European languages have implications for the role of…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Citizenship, Cultural Differences, Democracy
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Taylor, Alison; Lehmann, Wolfgang – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2002
Examination of old and new vocational initiatives in Alberta suggests that educators and employers support new school-to-work programs (Tech Prep; Registered Apprenticeships; Careers, the Next Generation). However, these programs are hampered by mixed policy messages; the resilience of existing practices; and lack of provincial resources,…
Descriptors: Career Exploration, Education Work Relationship, Educational Change, Educational Objectives
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Kalter, Susan – American Indian Quarterly, 2001
Euro-American historians have not allowed Native American scholars to participate as intellectual equals in academic debates concerning Native history. A comparison of received histories of Sequoyah and the emergence of the Cherokee syllabary and Traveller Bird's 1971 "Tell Them They Lie" reveals that Traveller Bird's argument is at…
Descriptors: American Indian History, Cherokee (Tribe), Credibility, Historical Interpretation
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