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Richards, Rosemary Doris – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2018
Four young Australian children participated in research in which they shared their photographs and narratives of art experiences in their homes, early childhood centre and school. Drawing on Dewey's theories on art as experience, this article analyses some of the ways these 4- and 5-year-old children enjoyed satisfying art experiences, primarily…
Descriptors: Artists, Art, Preschool Children, Foreign Countries
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Castro-Varela, Aurelio – Ethnography and Education, 2018
This paper discusses the main aspects of an ethnographic approach to the Occupy Poble Sec Cinema Forum in Barcelona, Spain, and the difficulties of using participant observation, in which vision is still dominant, in this setting. The methodological challenge stemmed from the 'native' position of the researcher--a member of the Forum's organising…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Films, Teaching Methods, Participant Observation
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Allen, David; Laine, Eero – Research in Drama Education, 2018
Theatre artists were interviewed to understand how they conceptualise audiences in relation to their own creative and collaborative processes. The authors identified three modes through which theatre artists engage with audiences: (1) watching with the audience, (2) confronting the audience, and (3) creating a community of practice/knowledge. This…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Audiences, Teaching Methods, Artists
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Ding, Daniel D. – Journal of Technical Writing and Communication, 2018
Very few articles exist that document technical communication in Hungary. My Fulbright research reveals two general points: First, technical communication pedagogy stresses correct use of professional terms and phrases in technical translations or technical articles for fictional audiences. Second, it does not emphasize the importance of…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Business Communication, Technical Writing, Corporations
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Gilman, Sharlene Elinor – Journal of Curriculum and Pedagogy, 2017
This article describes responses of a group of adolescent student actors and actor alumni involved in anti-bullying skits arising from a critical case study of the Tolerance Troupe from a small rural and suburban borough in Pennsylvania. Seventeen active members and 19 actor alumni participated in semi-structured interviews focusing on what the…
Descriptors: Bullying, Prevention, Theater Arts, Rural Areas
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Fedorov, Alexander; Levitskaya, Anastasia – European Journal of Contemporary Education, 2017
Media criticism and media education have a lot in common. For example, both media education and media criticism attach great importance to the development of analytical thinking of the audience. Indeed, one of the most important tasks of media education is precisely to teach the audience not only to analyze media texts of any types, but also to…
Descriptors: Mass Media, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Criticism
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Scheffler, Dani – Working Papers in Applied Linguistics & TESOL, 2017
As technology continues to shape our interactions in both personal and educational contexts, the exploration of how computer-mediated communication (CMC) may impact the development of second language writing skills has received greater interest. While a growing body of research has investigated potential applications of this technology within…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Self Concept
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Gilliland, Rebecca A. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2017
This study reviews the application of a new training model, Sprint's Social Media Ninja program, an innovative approach to using new media to initiate change. Sprint recognized change management must occur from employee ambassadors to relevant audiences including consumers and other employees. By teaching volunteer employees the strategic message…
Descriptors: Social Media, Models, Program Descriptions, Employees
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Marcel, Mary – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2017
Alumni are an underutilized resource for input on the oral presentation skills employees need at work and what should be taught in oral-presentation-focused business communication courses. Yet they are in a unique position to assess the utility of what they learned and recommend coursework changes. In survey responses, 1,610 business alumni who…
Descriptors: Alumni, Public Speaking, Employees, Business Communication
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Raja, Farhan – Journal of Education and Educational Development, 2017
Despite being competent in their field of work, professional's worldwide struggle due to lack of good public speaking skills. Their assessments and appraisals are often not depictive of their professional competitiveness; therefore, it is important for students to overcome public speaking anxiety before they transit from academic life to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Speaking, Anxiety, Undergraduate Students
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Kerby, Holly Walter; DeKorver, Brittland K.; Cantor, Joanne – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
Advocates for the use of story in science education assert that it can bolster understanding of science concepts in classroom settings and enhance interest and engagement. However, only a handful of classroom studies confirm these claims, and many of them use story as an introduction, not the primary method of content delivery. Reasons for this…
Descriptors: Science Education, Scientific Concepts, Science Interests, Teaching Methods
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Katz, James E.; Halpern, Daniel – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2015
This study aims to assess the effectiveness of immersive environments that have been implemented by museums to attract new visitors. Based on the frameworks introduced by telepresence and media richness theories, and following a constructivist-based learning approach, we argue that the greater the similarity of an online museum experience is to…
Descriptors: Museums, Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Teaching Methods
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Wan Hassan, Wan Zulkifli; Jamsari, Ezad Azraai; Taha, Mohamad; Basir @ Ahmad, Aminudin; Alias, Jamsari; Muslim, Nazri – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2015
Student inability to explain concepts learnt in lessons using their own words academically and intellectually and their lack of interest in learning the subject are a cause of their incompetence in the development of their personality. This presents a challenge to lecturers that they should not rely entirely on conventional lectures and tutorials.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Action Research, Course Descriptions, Individual Development
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Berg, Tanya – Research in Dance Education, 2015
A local trend in commercial dance studio education is the implementation of real-time digital video surveillance. This case study explores how digital video cameras in the dance studio environment affect asymmetrical power relationships already present in the commercial studio setting, as well as how surveillance impacts feminist pedagogical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance, Dance Education, Video Technology
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Hayward, Jeff; Hart, Jolene K. – Journal of Museum Education, 2015
Exhibit experiences at most museums are designed to be self-guided rather than facilitated; and it's certainly a good goal to make exhibit interpretation clear enough to be understood on one's own. The primary rationale for not staffing exhibits is the ongoing personnel cost, but that should be weighed against the value of "on the floor"…
Descriptors: Museums, Teaching Methods, Exhibits, Science Education
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