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Eminov, Farid; Golitsyna, Irina – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
The paper presents issues of modern IT-specialists training. Formation of information-educational environment of IT-professionals is discussed. Studying of enterprise infocommunication infrastructure and its management features within a framework of the traditional educational process is considered. [For the complete proceedings, see ED579395.]
Descriptors: Professional Training, Information Technology, Specialists, Educational Environment
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Eppard, Jenny; Reddy, Preeya – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
Universities in the UAE are entering the age of virtual and open access education. This paper describes the evolution of a MOOC at a state-funded university in Dubai. We will describe the challenges as well as a reflection of our experiences as creating virtual learning spaces in this culture differs somewhat from Western models. [For the complete…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Online Courses, Universities, Virtual Classrooms
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Boutefara, Tarek; Mahdaoui, Latifa – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
The Socio-constructive approach applied by the largely used e-Learning platforms tries to give the learners the ability to build their own knowledge by searching, analyzing and discussing information in a collaborative environment. This approach has known a large success. In this paper, we will look to this approach from an emotional point of…
Descriptors: Group Activities, Cooperative Learning, Electronic Learning, Psychological Patterns
Johnson, William L.; Johnson, Annabel M.; Johnson, Jared W. – Online Submission, 2017
The document is from a featured presentation at the 2017 annual conference of the Science Teachers Association of Texas (STAT) in Houston, Texas, November 9-11, 2017. When educators discuss student achievement, it is rare not to hear names like Robert Marzano and John Hattie. Both have clear, specific, and concrete strategies teachers can use to…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Student Centered Learning, Classroom Techniques, Feedback (Response)
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Sasser, Jennifer R. – Issues in Interdisciplinary Studies, 2017
In this keynote presentation given at the 2016 Association for Interdisciplinary Studies conference, I considered the field of gerontology from a transdisciplinary perspective. Juxtaposing personal narratives with dominant and alternative discourses on issues of aging, later life, and old age, I explored such questions as: Given the multifaceted,…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Aging (Individuals), Gerontology, Older Adults
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Aronson, Brittany Alexis; Enright, Esther Alice; Amatullah, Tasneem – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
This paper explores the narratives educators in a graduate level critical multicultural education course reveal related to their own positionality. The term "positionality" acknowledges a person's intersectionality and how we are all raced, classed, gendered and that these identities are contextual, relational, and fluid. Critical…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Graduate Study, College Faculty, Teacher Role
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Cheruvu, Ranita – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Although it is argued that teachers of Color have the potential to improve the educational experiences and outcomes of historically marginalized communities of Color, little is known about the experiences and identities that shape their teacher preparation. Rather, there is a privileging of Whiteness in teacher education research and practice.…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Minority Group Students
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Barhoum, Sim; Coney, Elliott; Trautt, Michelle Vogel – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Of the 17 African American students that started in one-level below developmental English, only 1 (6%) ended up completing a 200-level English course in a three-year time period. A quick analysis of similar three-year cohorts at this college shows similar numbers, indicating that this is not an anomaly. African American students are not succeeding…
Descriptors: African American Students, Remedial Instruction, English Instruction, College Students
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Kelchtermans, Geert – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2017
What does it mean to live a teacher's life? What does it mean to be a teacher, to become a teacher, to stay in teaching, or to leave the profession? Why are teachers doing what they are doing the way they are doing it? These questions have fascinated the author throughout his academic career as a researcher as well as in his teaching and his work…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Teaching (Occupation), Autobiographies, Scholarship
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Klees, Steven J. – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2017
Piketty's "Capitalism in the twenty-first century" provides a superb, detailed historical analysis of the evolution of income and wealth inequality. Piketty demonstrates vast and increasing inequality that he argues might possibly be tempered in the future by economic growth and educational expansion supplemented by government…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Economics, Social Systems, Criticism
Loveder, Phil – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2017
The Australian economy is in transition. Its future prosperity will depend on greater economic diversification and on innovation and entrepreneurship, hallmarks of Industry 4.0. This has implications for skills development for future workers and for those needing to move into new jobs or roles. It also has a direct impact on apprenticeships--an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Apprenticeships, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
Snyder, Robin M. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2017
The author has attended and presented at most ASCUE meetings since 1994, and has worked professionally in research and development, industry, military, government, business, and private and public academia--moving between computer science, software engineering, and business fields at both the undergraduate and graduate level, and even running…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Computer Software, Information Technology, Information Systems
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Holtz, Jennifer K.; Sedivy-Benton, Amy L.; Boden-McGill, Carrie J. – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2017
Working toward promotion and tenure (P&T) is a large part of working as a faculty member at an institution of higher education. Through this process one provides evidence of contribution to the overall scholarly body of knowledge. However, this is affected by changes to cultural norms, administrative processes, and institutional expectations.…
Descriptors: Hidden Curriculum, Teacher Promotion, Tenure, College Faculty
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Montgomery, Anne E. – Adult Higher Education Alliance, 2017
Plenty of material exists to help with the writing process, but sometimes the writer needs tools to help organize the process. This paper reviews some of the tools needed to organize articles and other references. A discussion of keywords, note taking, and document organization provides examples on the choice use of technology tools to support the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Writing Processes, Writing Strategies, Literature Reviews
Yavoruk, Oleg – Online Submission, 2017
This study deals with the most popular forms of the classroom communication related to the scientific cognitive models. The teachers tend to use simple intuitive models to describe the teaching issues: "Bucket theory"; "Knowledge floodlight"; "Interaction"; "Rationalism"; "Criticism";…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Epistemology, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Models
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