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Miller, Michael T.; Tolliver, David V., III – IGI Global, 2017
Civic engagement initiatives and activities are crucial to the progression of modern society. By raising awareness of social issues and problems, citizens can make a greater impact and have their voices be heard. "Student Activism as a Vehicle for Change on College Campuses: Emerging Research and Opportunities" is a critical source of…
Descriptors: Activism, Educational Change, College Students, Social Discrimination
Renshaw, Peter, Ed.; Tooth, Ron, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
"Diverse Pedagogies of Place" presents eight original place-responsive pedagogies that address a question of paramount importance in today's world: how do we educate the next generation of students to confront the challenges of global climate change and the on-going degradation of natural environments? Each place-responsive pedagogy is a…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Teaching Methods, Climate, Environmental Education
Hancock, Dawson R.; Algozzine, Bob – Teachers College Press, 2016
Reflecting recent knowledge and developments in the field, this very practical, easy-to-use guide emphasizes learning how to do case study research--from the first step of deciding whether a case study is the way to go to the last step of verifying and confirming findings before disseminating them. The authors show students how to determine an…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Research, Novices, Research Design
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Singh, Prakarsh; Guo, Hongye; Morales, Alvaro – Journal of Economic Education, 2015
The authors present details of a research-based course in development economics taught at a private liberal arts college. There were three key elements in this class: teaching of applied econometrics, group presentations reviewing published and working papers in development economics, and using concepts taught in class to write an original…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Undergraduate Students, Private Colleges, Student Research
Blair, Edward; Blair, Johnny – SAGE Publications Ltd (CA), 2015
Written for students and researchers who wish to understand the conceptual and practical aspects of sampling, this book is designed to be accessible without requiring advanced statistical training. It covers a wide range of topics, from the basics of sampling to special topics such as sampling rare populations, sampling organizational populations,…
Descriptors: Sampling, Research Methodology, Case Studies, Surveys
Kroll, Linda R. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
There are new pressures and familiar pressures on teacher educators to prepare teachers who will be able to teach successfully in a changing world, and who will be able to change the world. The question of how to prepare well-qualified teachers has become an international question with global responses and consequences. This book describes a…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Preservice Teacher Education, Urban Schools, Teacher Effectiveness
Brown, Helen – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
This new book presents case studies from the US, the UK and Japan. Packed full of vignettes from cases studies and subscribing to a socio-cultural approach rather than the often tacit assumption that knowledge and "technology transfer" is a logistical problem, this excellent volume illuminates the often misunderstood process of knowledge…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Vignettes
Burley, Suzanne; Pomphrey, Cathy – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Can mentoring and coaching really improve professional practice? How can research and inquiry improve mentoring and coaching practice? "Mentoring and Coaching in Schools" explores the ways in which mentoring and coaching can be used as a dynamic collaborative process for effective professional learning. It demonstrates how the use of practitioner…
Descriptors: Evidence, Mentors, Coaching (Performance), Inquiry
Wright, Robert J. – SAGE Publications (CA), 2011
This comprehensive graduate-level text prepares readers to handle the problems and responsibilities they'll face as professional school counselors, preschool through high school. It covers a wide range of topics in-depth, including: effective interventions for racism and bullying, the continuing score gap between ethnic groups, a school…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Action Research, Educational Objectives, Ethnic Groups
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Fehn, Bruce R.; Schul, James E. – History Teacher, 2011
Today's students grow up in a technological milieu of hand-held computers with high storage capacities, internet access, and the ability to shoot high definition photographs and video. As such, they are empowered to construct representations of the past virtually "on the run." In this article, the authors investigated the historical "and"…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Documentaries, Film Production, Secondary Education
Watkins, William H., Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2011
In this timely interdisciplinary volume, William Watkins has brought together leading scholars and activists to address some of the most urgent issues facing public education. What is underneath and behind the language of choice, efficiency, and improvement in current neoliberal discourse? How will urban and poor populations be affected? Will…
Descriptors: Public Education, Educational Change, Politics of Education, Public Policy
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Kalman, Calvin – Science & Education, 2010
This paper is centered on getting students to understand the nature of science (NOS) by considering historical material in relation to modern philosophers of science. This paper incorporates the methodology of contrasting cases in the calculus-based introductory physics course on optics and modern physics. Students study one philosopher all…
Descriptors: Scientific Principles, Calculus, Science Education, Teaching Methods
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Ofstedal, Kathleen; Dahlberg, Kathryn – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2009
The need to collaborate in the fields of business, health care, and technology is not a new concept. Educational institutions, however, have been slow to recognize the need to teach collaboration skills (Brownell & Walther-Thomas, 2002; Jackson, 2004). This article focuses on the development of the Collaboration Self-Assessment Tool (CSAT). The…
Descriptors: Student Teaching, Teaching Experience, Cooperating Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Parramore, Keith – Teaching Mathematics and Its Applications: An International Journal of the IMA, 2009
In Volume 26, Number 2, we reported on a group case study run for level 3 mathematics students at the University of Brighton. At the core of the study was a quadratic assignment problem, and we reported on attempts by students to use Excel to solve the problem, and on the attendant difficulties. We provided an elegant solution. In this article, we…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Mathematics, Spreadsheets, Mathematical Applications
Willis, Jerry W. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2008
"Qualitative Research Methods in Education and Educational Technology" was written for students and scholars interested in exploring the many qualitative methods developed over the last 50 years in the social sciences. The book does not stop, however, at the boundaries of the social sciences. Social scientists now consume and use research methods…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Educational Technology, Scholarship
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