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Macfarlane, Bruce; Burg, Damon – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The core themes of research into higher education studies (HES) have previously been identified through quantitative approaches focused on publication patterns, but there is a lack of fine-grained, qualitative analysis about the development of the field. This paper provides an intergenerational analysis of the emergence of HES in the UK since the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
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Postles, Matthew; Bartlett, Madeleine – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2018
"BioBlitz" events are popular local wildlife surveys often engaging public audiences in a race against time to find, identify, and record as many different species as possible in a given timeframe. This study provides baseline assessment of the value of BioBlitz as a tool for public engagement and collection of environmental data in the…
Descriptors: Wildlife, Audiences, Identification, Learning Experience
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Hughes, Jenny – Research in Drama Education, 2017
"The Deal Versus the People" was a theatrical response created by people in Bradford (UK) to the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). A controversial trade deal between the European Union and United States being negotiated at the time of the production, TTIP threatened to deepen trade liberalisation, with potentially…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Neoliberalism, Audiences, Art
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Chikoore, Lesley; Probets, Steve; Fry, Jenny; Creaser, Claire – Higher Education Quarterly, 2016
This paper takes a cross-disciplinary perspective in examining the views and practices of public engagement with research by UK academics. Using a mixed method approach consisting of a survey questionnaire and interviews, the paper identifies the range of audience groups that can potentially be engaged with by academics, and shows that some…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mixed Methods Research, Surveys
Fedorov, Alexander; Livitskaya, Anastasia – Online Submission, 2015
The article analyzes the results of the international survey "Synthesis of Media Literacy Education and Media Criticism in the Modern World," conducted by the authors in May-July 2014. 64 media educators, media critics, and researchers in the field of media education and media culture participated in the survey, representing 18…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Media Literacy, Journalism Education, Criticism
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Cowie, Helen; Myers, Carrie-Anne – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2014
This study with 20 university students examined perspectives in three different participant roles: the perpetrator, the target and the bystander. The purpose of the exercise was to resolve the outcome of an alleged incident of cyberbullying using a social network site via the means of a restorative conference. The findings suggest that the power…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Bullying, College Students, Computer Mediated Communication
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Winston, Joe; Strand, Steve – Research in Drama Education, 2013
This article is based upon research into a participatory Theatre in Education (TiE) programme that toured the West Midlands in 2009, funded by the UK's PREVENT initiative intended to counter the radicalisation of young British nationals by extremist political groups. The article provides a summary of the TiE programme and then presents…
Descriptors: Drama, Foreign Countries, Audiences, Aesthetics
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Esson, Maggie; Moss, Andrew – Journal of Environmental Education, 2013
One of the roles of the modern zoo is to provide environmental education. Zoo visitation comprises primarily family groups seeking to spend time together. There is potential for tension between message and audience expectation as zoos seek to raise awareness of the effects of irresponsible human behavior on the environment. This may unsettle…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Recreational Facilities, Audiences, Animals
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Dicks, Bella – Ethnography and Education, 2013
This paper presents findings from a qualitative UK study exploring the social practices of schoolchildren visiting an interactive science discovery centre. It is promoted as a place for "learning through doing", but the multi-modal, ethnographic methods adopted suggest that children were primarily engaged in (1) sensory pleasure-taking…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Science Education, Discovery Learning
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Bultitude, Karen; Sardo, Ana Margarida – International Journal of Science Education, 2012
Building on concepts relating to informal science education, this work compares science-related activities which successfully engaged public audiences at three different "generic" locations: a garden festival, a public park, and a music festival. The purpose was to identify what factors contribute to the perceived success of science…
Descriptors: Science Education, Informal Education, Science Activities, Cultural Activities
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Heap, Tania; Minocha, Shailey – Research in Learning Technology, 2012
This research project investigated how openness and sharing of knowledge are manifested through scholarly blogging. We aimed to identify the academics' and researchers' motivations for starting a blog; the contribution of blogging to their personal and professional development; and any challenges. Twenty-six participants were recruited. A…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Professional Development, Web Sites, Electronic Publishing
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Preston, John; Avery, Barry; Chakrabarty, Namita; Edmonds, Casey – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2011
Emergency preparedness can be considered to be a form of lifelong learning and public pedagogy with implications for race equality. The paper is based on an ESRC project "Preparedness pedagogies and race: an interdisciplinary approach" considering the policy process around the construction of the "Preparing for Emergencies"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emergency Programs, Lifelong Learning, Information Dissemination
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Moring, Tom; Husband, Charles; Lojander-Visapaa, Catharina; Vincze, Laszlo; Fomina, Joanna; Manty, Nadja Nieminen – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2011
This article addresses the relationships between media, media use and language retention. In pursuing this aim, we explore the utility of ethnolinguistic vitality (EV) as a fruitful conceptual tool. The extant research on the relationship between the media and language retention and development provides an encouragement to pursue in more detail…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Bilingualism, Language Research, Case Studies
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Burkitt, Esther; Watling, Dawn; Murray, Lucy – Infant and Child Development, 2011
The present study assessed if children would present different information in their drawings of emotion eliciting stimuli when they believed that an adult or a child audience would view their drawings. Seventy-five 6-year-olds (44 boys and 31 girls) were allocated to three groups: the reference group, the child audience group and the adult…
Descriptors: Childrens Art, Audiences, Freehand Drawing, Emotional Response
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Ashley, Martin – Gender and Education, 2010
This article is based upon a full-time study of masculinity and singing funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC). Empirical work was conducted with boy performers and "peer audiences" for those performers in schools. The article focuses on girls' attitudes to boy singers and reveals a significant difference between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Singing, Males, Audiences
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