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Stichter, Janine P.; Malugen, Emily C.; Davenport, Mattina A. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2019
The availability of effective research-based interventions and practices within schools is a growing concern within the field of education. There remains a lack of interventions that have been fully evaluated for use within schools and by school personnel, particularly in the area of social skills interventions. Understanding the need for social…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Decision Making
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Mao, Jina; Feldman, Elana – International Journal of Social Research Methodology, 2019
In this paper, we explore the methodological implications of conducting qualitative interviews when researchers and participants come from different social classes. Singling out class on its own terms, rather than considering it as an auxiliary structural factor, we examine the unique challenges that arise during cross-class interviews. Such…
Descriptors: Social Class, Qualitative Research, Interviews, Interpersonal Relationship
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Morrill, Janet – Accounting Education, 2019
Internationally educated professionals (IEPs) encounter significant barriers to entry to their professions upon immigrating. Obtaining education in the new country is an effective means of improving their positions. While universities emphasize the need to attract and serve adult learners and a more diverse clientele, the specific needs of…
Descriptors: Accounting, Foreign Students, College Students, Transitional Programs
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Bouffard, Suzanne – Learning Professional, 2019
Monica Higgins is the Kathleen McCartney Professor of Education Leadership at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE), where her research and teaching focus on leadership development and organizational change. Drawing on a background that combines organizational behavior, business, and education, she works with senior education leaders…
Descriptors: Leaders, Instructional Leadership, Leadership Training, Organizational Change
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Den Elzen, Katrin – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
This paper examines how people find happiness and create wellbeing when confronted by extreme adversity. Utilising the Dialogical Self Theory for an analysis of published autobiographies, it investigates two case studies, Nick Vujicic, who was born without limbs, and Austrian author Barbara Pachl-Eberhart, who narrates creating a fulfilled life…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Well Being, Psychological Patterns, Trauma
Bobek, Becky L.; Zhou, Joyce Yile – ACT, Inc., 2019
Navigating education and career paths presents young people with many choices and challenges. Underserved youth are particularly vulnerable to the challenges that can interfere with navigating their paths effectively. At the same time, young people equipped with the knowledge and skills to overcome obstacles are able to succeed and realize the…
Descriptors: College Students, Interviews, Success, Travel
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Brown, Deirdre A.; Lewis, Charlie N.; Lamb, Michael E.; Gwynne, Jessie; Kitto, Oliver; Stairmand, Meghan – Developmental Psychology, 2019
Children often answer questions when they do not have the requisite knowledge or when they do not understand them. We examined whether "ground rules" instruction--to say "I don't know," to tell the truth, and to correct the interviewer when necessary--assisted children in applying those rules during an interview about a past…
Descriptors: Interviews, Comparative Analysis, Mental Age, Predictor Variables
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Poch, Apryl L. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2018
Anniversaries offer a time for reflection, celebration, validation, and sometimes, simply a candid conversation on the current state of a field. In the field of learning disabilities, anniversaries offer a time to consider how far the field has come and just how far is left to go to understand what a learning disability is. Definitional…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Reflection, Presidents, Disabilities
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Kurki, Tuuli; Masoud, Ameera; Niemi, Anna-Maija; Brunila, Kristiina – European Educational Research Journal, 2018
Today, education is massively affected by marketisation and the drastic demands of the global economy. Integration training for immigrants has fallen prey to that; immigrants are employed to serve market needs, which has been attributed to the creation of "integration as business." In the article, the authors examine how integration…
Descriptors: Marketing, Refugees, Social Integration, Ethnography
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Raaper, Rille – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2018
Guided by a Foucauldian theorisation, this article explores Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) experiences of their work and subjectivity in a neoliberalised higher education environment. By drawing on a research project with GTAs from one UK university, the article argues that GTA work is increasingly shaped by neoliberal reforms. The GTAs…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Neoliberalism, Universities
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Cooper, Stewart E. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2018
Significant numbers of college students experience negative consequences due to their misuse of alcohol and other drugs. For far too many, some of these effects are ruinous of their lives, and for well more than a thousand each year, life ending. This article first provides an overview of the scope of this problem. It then covers both assessment…
Descriptors: College Students, Substance Abuse, Alcohol Abuse, Drug Abuse
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Kelton, Molly L.; Saraniero, Patti – Journal of Museum Education, 2018
Museum partnerships can involve significant tensions, especially when these collaborations reach across institutions to blend disciplines such as art and mathematics. Rather than simply being obstacles to overcome, we suggest that tensions arising in multi-institutional, cross-disciplinary collaborations can be highly generative for collaborators,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Art Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Professional Development
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Yang, Tzu-hsuan – Working Papers in Applied Linguistics & TESOL, 2018
Media discourse has been attracting numerous conversation analysts' attention within the past one or two decades (e.g., Clayman & Heritage, 2002; Hutchby, 2006). TV talk shows, as a "semi-institutional" context which contains coexisting features of both daily conversation and institutional language (Ilie, 2001), has particularly…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Television, Programming (Broadcast), Interaction Process Analysis
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Kontorovich, Igor' – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2018
This article is concerned with cognitive aspects of students' struggles in situations in which familiar concepts are reconsidered in a new mathematical domain. Examples of such cross-curricular concepts are divisibility in the domain of integers and in the domain of polynomials, multiplication in the domain of numbers and in the domain of vectors,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Formulas, Algebra
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Hess, Juliet – Music Education Research, 2018
The Toronto Symphony Orchestra presents a series of youth concerts each year to introduce and attract younger audiences to the symphony. Music teachers often attend these concerts with students, and the importance of such experiences is frequently emphasised and normalised. This article explores the historical roots of the following relations,…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Music Education, Music Teachers, Social Bias
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