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Kutschera, P. C.; Tesoro, Elena C.; Legamia, Benigno P., Jr.; Talamera-Sandico, Mary Grace – Online Submission, 2019
Rural social work education and practice in North America underwent a revival in recent decades and remains a valid praxis and pedagogic model for the 21st Century. The paper posits through rigorous literature review and analysis there are numerous elements central to North American (U.S. and Canadian) and Commonwealth of Nations (U.K., Australia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Praxis, Rural Areas
Mann, Samuel – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
The premise of Computing Education for Sustainability (CEfS) is examined. CEfS is described as a leverage discipline, where the handprint is much larger than the footprint. The potential of this leverage is described and the development of the field explored. Unfortunately CEfS is found not to be making sufficient impact in terms of a contribution…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Sustainability, Change, Aspiration
Anthony, Glenda; Hunter, Roberta; Hunter, Jodie – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2016
Grouping children by achievement levels is a thriving practice in New Zealand primary school mathematics classrooms. In this paper we look at the impact of a formative intervention project--"Developing Communities of Mathematics Inquiry"--that required a whole-school shift to mixed achievement grouping. Engestr├Âm's Cultural Historical…
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Elementary School Mathematics, Intervention
Lowrie, Tom – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2015
Mathematics education is highly regarded as a research field within our region, especially when compared to other fields within the broader education discipline. The field has been relatively cohesive, well organised and internationally influential in a universally strong field. Mathematics education research has developed and evolved in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Research, Intellectual Disciplines, Research Problems
Galbraith, Peter – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2014
As a contribution to honour the foresight of Ken Clements and John Foyster in founding MERGA [Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia] so many years ago this paper is not a research paper in the usual sense. Rather it sets out to sample the context of Mathematics Education in Australasia and beyond (then and now) and to highlight some…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Foreign Countries, Communities of Practice, Mathematics
Young-Loveridge, Jenny; Bicknell, Brenda – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2014
This paper focuses on children's number fact knowledge from a study that explored the impact of using multiplication and division contexts for developing number understanding with 34 five- and six-year-old children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. After a series of focused lessons, children's knowledge of number facts, including…
Descriptors: Numbers, Number Concepts, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics
Daniel, Ben Kei; Butson, Russell – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
This paper examines the role of Big Data Analytics in addressing contemporary challenges associated with current changes in institutions of higher education. The paper first explores the potential of Big Data Analytics to support instructors, students and policy analysts to make better evidence based decisions. Secondly, the paper presents an…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Higher Education, Data Collection, Foreign Countries
Anthony, Glenda; Hunter, Roberta – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2013
"Learning the Work of Ambitious Mathematics" project was developed to support prospective teachers learn the work of ambitious mathematics teaching. Building on the work of U.S. researchers in the "Learning in, from, and for Teaching Practice" project, we investigate new ways to make practice studyable within the university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Instruction
Tearle, Kerri; Spandagou, Ilektra – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
This paper presents a comparative discourse analysis of the learning support policy in New South Wales, Australia and New Zealand. The dominant discourses in both policies are identified and analysed in terms of how they determine the manner in which students experiencing difficulties with learning are included in schools. It is argued that the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Barriers, Educational Policy, Public Schools
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Munnerley, Danny; Bacon, Matt; Wilson, Anna; Steele, James; Hedberg, John; Fitzgerald, Robert – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
How can educators make use of augmented reality technologies and practices to enhance learning and why would we want to embrace such technologies anyway? How can an augmented reality help a learner confront, interpret and ultimately comprehend reality itself ? In this article, we seek to initiate a discussion that focuses on these questions, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Influence of Technology
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Clayton, John – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
Education has long been regarded as the foundation stone of national growth and international competitiveness. In the last three decades national educational reforms to improve access to higher education qualifications, individual higher education institutions' aggressive national and international marketing initiatives and improved information…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Learning Modules
Hollitt, Julie A. – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
This literature review interrogates current international writing about inclusive education (IE) in regional and remote settings, with explicit reference to Australian considerations, including the emergent National Curriculum. The task of this review has been to establish the types of knowledge reported about IE in minority, marginalized and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Rural Education, Learning Problems
Cruickshank, Vaughan – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
This paper presents a critical analysis of literature relating to why males choose to become primary school teachers. Discussion within the paper concentrates on identifying and exploring connections between what is currently known about being a male primary school teacher and what motivates these men as they both pursue and practice within the…
Descriptors: Males, Elementary School Teachers, Career Choice, Occupational Aspiration
White, E. J. – Online Submission, 2011
The genesis for this paper lies in the problematic nature of assessment practice, as a central authorship activity, for early childhood education teachers. This paper draws on dialogic philosophy to explore this challenge based on a doctoral investigation of a very young child (White, 2009) and the strategic means by which she reveals and conceals…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
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Hanlon, Martin; Rothery, Michael; Daldy, Rob – Journal of Institutional Research, 2011
The scope of institutional research (IR) undertaken in Australasian universities is progressively expanding. A traditional focus on student life cycle elements such as enrolment, retention and satisfaction has been complemented for some years now by other areas of focus including research performance and community engagement. More recently,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Research, Universities, Educational Practices
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