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Tan, Charlene – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2016
A relatively under-explored topic in the current literature on and methods for research in the field of comparative and international education is the problem of investigator bias in cross-cultural research. This article discusses the nature of and an approach to address investigator bias in research that originates from the theory-ladenness of…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Experimenter Characteristics, Bias, Educational Research
Hanemann, Ulrike, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2015
This compilation offers global examples of innovative and promising literacy and numeracy programmes that link the teaching and learning of literacy to sustainable development challenges such as health, social equality, economic empowerment and environmental sustainability. This publication is a timely contribution to the 2030 Agenda for…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Literacy, Numeracy, Lifelong Learning
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Birkeland, Asta – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2013
Photo elicitation has become an important method to produce data in qualitative research. There is quite an extensive literature indicating the benefits of photo elicitation in order to facilitate collaboration in meaning making between researcher and the interviewee. This article addresses dilemmas associated with using photo elicitation in a…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Interviews, Cross Cultural Studies, Photography
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Bennett, Sue; Oliver, Martin – Research in Learning Technology, 2011
Research into learning technology has developed a reputation for being driven by rhetoric about the revolutionary nature of new developments, for paying scant attention to theories that might be used to frame and inform research, and for producing shallow analyses that do little to inform the practice of education. Although there is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Multimedia Instruction
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Ozturgut, Osman – Journal of International Education Research, 2011
The Chinese have been using standardized testing for centuries. Ancient Greeks have tried it for centuries since 5th and 4th BC. There is no evidence that they have become successful in educating their children through an imperial or elitist system. The impact of standardizing the education on a nation is significant. This is not only true for not…
Descriptors: Testing, Standardized Tests, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
Vocational Training Council (Hong Kong). – 2000
This document contains 123 papers from an international conference on vocational education and training (VET) for lifelong learning in the information era. The papers focus on the following themes: (1) societal and ethical issues; (2) human resource development and personnel training; (3) international issues; (4) information technology in VET;…
Descriptors: Academic Education, Academic Standards, Adult Learning, Alternative Assessment
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Connelly, F. Michael; Clandinin, D. Jean; He, Ming Fang – Teaching and Teacher Education, 1997
A case study of a Chinese teacher educator illustrates one method of researching the development and expression of teachers' personal practical knowledge by collecting fieldnotes, interviews, conversations, journals, autobiographies, stories, personal artifacts, oral histories, letters, and chronicles. Analyzing this information involves…
Descriptors: Action Research, Case Studies, Educational Research, Foreign Countries