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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
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Siegel, Linda S. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2019
Dyslexia and other learning disabilities are not being properly recognized and treated in our educational system or society at large. Unrecognized and untreated learning disabilities represent a serious social and economic problem, not only to the individual but to society as a whole. For example, antisocial behavior, as seen in prison populations…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities, Disability Identification, Screening Tests
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Coetzee, Daniella – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
In response to global and local needs, the South African government increasingly enables distance education through legislation and policy, and many traditional public higher education institutions have turned to dual-mode delivery of their programmes. This decision is often based on a desire for new market growth and firmly embedded in…
Descriptors: Governance, Distance Education, Administrative Organization, Educational Policy
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Kenzhegaliyeva, Makhabbat – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
This paper deals with borrowing the German dual vocational training model in Kazakhstan. The aim of the paper is to identify the key issues and challenges of the transfer process. The analysis is based on the model proposed by Phillips and Ochs (2003, 2004) which outlines four stages of policy borrowing: (1) impulses, (2) decision, (3)…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Technology Transfer, Barriers, Models
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Cook, Jared S.; Card, Karen A. – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
Current higher education practices do not sufficiently address the needs of international adult learners. With higher education's emphasis on pedagogical assumptions, adult learners are both isolated and oppressed by higher education. This article focuses on the following: assumptions of pedagogy versus andragogy, oppression of adult learners…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Banking, Experiential Learning, Foreign Students
Thomas, Shinto – Online Submission, 2017
Phrónêsis or practical wisdom is an important element of Aristotelian virtue ethics. This paper is an attempt to study what is meant by Phrónêsis, how it might be understood, reinterpreted, applied, and extended in contemporary professional management practice and its role in enhancing professional excellence in modern managers. Phrónêsis can…
Descriptors: Literary Criticism, Ethics, Thinking Skills, Strategic Planning
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Kaul, Manfred; Kless, André; Bonne, Thorsten; Rieke, Almut – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Almost unnoticed by the e-learning community, the underlying technology of the WWW is undergoing massive technological changes on all levels these days. In this paper we draw the attention to the emerging game changer and discuss the consequences for online learning. In our e-learning project "Work & Study", funded by the German…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technological Advancement, Internet, Foreign Countries
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Wang, Jack Z.; Lan, Andrew S.; Grimaldi, Phillip J.; Baraniuk, Richard G. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2017
Existing personalized learning systems (PLSs) have primarily focused on providing learning analytics using data from learners. In this paper, we extend the capability of current PLSs by incorporating data from instructors. We propose a latent factor model that analyzes instructors' preferences in explicitly "excluding" particular…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Individualized Instruction, Prediction, Models
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Ryan, David – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2016
This paper begins with examining the origins of Individual Educational Plans, before taking a critical approach to the concept, to highlight the shortcomings and flaws that can now be found with the concept. The call is made to move toward Personalised Planning models, which will have a greater impact on pupil outcomes, before reporting on how the…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Assistive Technology, Handheld Devices, Special Needs Students
Kristensen, Terje – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
An E-learning system based on a multi-agent (MAS) architecture combined with the Dynamic Content Manager (DCM) model of E-learning, is presented. We discuss the benefits of using such a multi-agent architecture. Finally, the MAS architecture is compared with a pure service-oriented architecture (SOA). This MAS architecture may also be used within…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Electronic Learning, Database Management Systems, Courseware
Bragança, Ricardo – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
In today's higher education world we see a shift in teaching and educational trends that are slowly materializing due to the advent of new technologies, new academic frameworks and the need to adapt to society's incremental advancements. The implementation of reforms, however, did not have the desired outcome since those were applied to an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Educational Planning
McCluskey, Catherine; Mulligan, Joanne; Mitchelmore, Mike – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2016
The mathematical proficiencies in the "Australian Curriculum: Mathematics" of understanding, problem solving, reasoning, and fluency are intended to be entwined actions that work together to build generalised understandings of mathematical concepts. A content analysis identifying the incidence of key proficiency terms (KPTs) embedded in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Abstract Reasoning, Thinking Skills, National Curriculum
Herbst, Patricio – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2016
How can basic research on mathematics instruction contribute to instructional improvement? In our research on the practical rationality of geometry teaching we describe existing instruction and examine how existing instruction responds to perturbations. In this talk I consider the proposal that geometry instruction could be improved by infusing it…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Mathematics Instruction, Instructional Improvement, Secondary School Mathematics
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Kerr, Kirstin; Dyson, Alan; Forbes, Claire – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Community schools have long been accepted as an institutional mechanism for intervening in the relationship between poverty, poor educational outcomes and limited life chances. At a time when public services are being retracted, and disadvantaged places are being increasingly left to struggle, community schools are poised to become more important…
Descriptors: Community Schools, Outcomes of Education, Poverty, Disadvantaged
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Dominguez-Whitehead, Yasmine – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Food and food concerns within the context of higher education have been under-researched, despite that food is essential and should be a basic provision for all. This theoretical paper advocates for the adoption of a transformative paradigm in researching food concerns at the university and makes an appeal to conduct research that promotes and is…
Descriptors: Food, Social Justice, Universities, Research Needs
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