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Wilkinson, Deborah; Kinouty, Mary – Primary Science, 2018
The "Mary Rose" was King Henry VIII's favourite battleship, which sank in the Battle of the Solent on 19 July 1545. She was raised in 1982 and brought back to Portsmouth Historic Dockyard where she is now housed in a multiaward-winning museum. The purpose-built Stavros Niarchos Foundation Learning Centre includes a teaching laboratory…
Descriptors: Hands on Science, STEM Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
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Apps, Kerry – Teaching History, 2018
In this article Kerry Apps introduces students to the significance of the witch-hunts in the modern era, at the time when they occurred, and in the middle of the eighteenth century. She presents her rationale for choosing the witch-hunts as a focus for the study of significance, and shows how her thinking about her teaching has evolved through her…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Transformative Learning, Reflective Teaching, Values Education
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Turner-King, Rachel – Research in Drama Education, 2018
This paper explores the relationship between notions of 'access' and 'hospitality' by focusing on two practice-led research interventions conducted in two regional arts venues in the culturally and ethnically diverse city of Coventry, UK. By conceptualising Warwick Arts Centre and The Belgrade Theatre as potential sites of hospitality, I consider…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Correlation, Cultural Pluralism, Interpersonal Relationship
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Huet, Isabel – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
This paper discusses the benefits and threats of promoting and reinforcing a research-based education environment to STEM undergraduate students. The paper explores the rationale for research-based education as a pedagogical driven approach, where undergraduate students learn through enquiry and discovery. Research evidence of a STEM case study…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Sterling, Stephen; Dawson, Jonathan; Warwick, Paul – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
Mainstream westernised educational policy and practice continue to be firmly rooted in ontological and epistemological traditions that reflect what Gregory Bateson referred to as the illusion of our separation from the living world. In response, there has been a flourishing of innovation at the levels of educational philosophy, curriculum, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Sustainability, Teaching Methods, Evaluation Methods
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Escobar, Sol; Krauß, Susanne – Research-publishing.net, 2017
Online learning is a very flexible way to build and improve language knowledge alongside other work and/or study commitments whilst at the same time encouraging autonomous learning, time management, self-motivation and other skills relevant to employability. Learning on your own, however, can also be daunting. Therefore, the Languages for All…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Online Courses, College Second Language Programs, Teaching Methods
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Minors, Helen Julia; Burnard, Pamela; Wiffen, Charles; Shihabi, Zaina; van der Walt, J. Simon – London Review of Education, 2017
This article presents five case studies from within music in higher education programmes that collectively explore key questions concerning how we look at the challenges and trends, and the need for change to react to the recent higher education (HE) climate, through reference to teaching musicians the skills, knowledge and diverse career…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Case Studies, Higher Education
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Arscott, Rachel; Hinks, Tom – Teaching History, 2016
Faced with the introduction of a two-year key stage and a new whole-school assessment policy, Rachel Arscott and Tom Hinks decided to make a virtue out of necessity and reconsider their whole approach to planning, teaching and assessment at Key Stage 3. In this article they give an account of the process of reflection and revision they undertook…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Departments, Feedback (Response), Educational Policy
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Koglbauer, René; Andersen, Elizabeth; Stewart, Sophie – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This case study introduces a final year undergraduate module in the School of Modern Languages at Newcastle University. The module offers a model for embedding careers in modern languages teaching into the curriculum, and thereby enhancing student employability. The case study gives an insight into the various strands of activity undertaken by the…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Modern Languages, Teaching Methods
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Kolehmainen, Leena; Skaffari, Janne – Multilingua: Journal of Cross-Cultural and Interlanguage Communication, 2016
This article serves as an introduction to a collection of four articles on multilingual practices in speech and writing, exploring both contemporary and historical sources. It not only introduces the articles but also discusses the scope and definitions of code-switching, attitudes towards multilingual interaction and, most pertinently, the…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Code Switching (Language), Translation, Cooperation
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Hawkes, Rachel; Schechter, Sarah – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The Language Leader Award, created by Rachel Hawkes and run by Routes into Languages East "helps pupils learn to lead, using language teaching as the medium. Throughout the year-long programme they develop their leadership and [linguistic] skills, growing in confidence and enhancing their future careers" (Hawkes, n.d. c, p. 1). Some…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Awards, Program Descriptions
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Jolly, Liz; White, Sue – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2016
This article uses the case study of developing a collaborative "out-of-hours" virtual enquiry service by members of the Northern Collaboration Group of academic libraries in the north of England to explore the importance of communication and collaboration between academic library services in enhancing student learning. Set within the…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Library Services, Library Development, Case Studies
Universities UK, 2015
This factsheet, the third in a series on innovation and growth, summarises a recent assessment conducted by Universities UK, HEFCE and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), exploring the extent to which universities in England are engaging with the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) programme. [For the…
Descriptors: Innovation, Universities, School Involvement, School Business Relationship
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Hyde, Abbey; McGarry, Julie; Thompson, Sue; Wilkie, Kay; Aubeeluck, Aimee – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2015
Recent discourses embedded in higher education policies advocate institutional collaboration and globalisation, while inter-professional learning and student-centred learning have each found favour as good practice in educational delivery. In this article, we detail the process of developing a novel innovation that operationalized components of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Shared Resources and Services, Intercollegiate Cooperation
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Bearman, Nick; Munday, Paul; McAvoy, Daniel – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2015
The importance of developing employability skills of graduates has become a strategic priority in higher education. Knowledge of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) tools is a valuable skill for graduates both in terms of the specific skillset it provides and of the wider transferable skills. This paper discusses the importance of GIS as an…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Geography Instruction, Geographic Information Systems, Interdisciplinary Approach
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