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Verbeke, Demmy – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2013
Michel Jeanneret's "A Feast of Words. Banquets and Table Talk in the Renaissance" (1987; English translation published in 1991) highlighted the celebration by Renaissance humanists of food and drink as catalysts of intellectual exchange. The author convincingly argued that Renaissance banquets served as a paradigm for the humanist body…
Descriptors: Well Being, Foreign Countries, Translation, Humanism
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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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Griffith, Jane – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2013
This study is a snapshot of how Ontario universities are currently promoting academic integrity (AI) online. Rather than concentrating on policies, this paper uses a semiotic methodology to consider how the websites of Ontario's publicly funded universities present AI through language and image. The paper begins by surveying each website and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Integrity, Cheating, Ethics
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Rivera, Malia Ana J.; Manning, Mackenzie M.; Krupp, David A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2013
Hawai'i is a unique and special place to conduct environmental science inquiry through place based learning and scientific investigation. Here, we describe and evaluate a unique professional development program for science teachers in Hawai'i that integrates the traditional approach of providing training to improve content knowledge, with the…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Professional Development, Audiences, Science Teachers
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Kaanta, Leila; Jauni, Heidi; Leppanen, Sirpa; Peuronen, Saija; Paakkinen, Terhi – Modern Language Journal, 2013
In line with recent Conversation Analytic work on language learning as situated practice, this article investigates how interactants can create language learning opportunities for themselves and others in and through social interaction. The study shows how the participants of "Big Brother Finland," a reality TV show, whose main…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Second Language Learning, Foreign Countries, English (Second Language)
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Qi, Jie; Levin, Benjamin – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2013
This paper presents a framework for evaluating efforts by organizations to share research as exemplified on their websites, then reports the result of an evaluation of these efforts in 100 organizations. The result shows that the overall research sharing efforts of these organizations are modest and not well aligned to evidence on effective…
Descriptors: Research, Information Dissemination, Web Sites, Organizations (Groups)
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Van Damme, Elke; Biltereyst, Daniel – Journal of Youth Studies, 2013
Teenage sexual identity is shaped within a complex cultural landscape in which the issue of protecting the "innocent" (children/teens) from sexually suggestive images is high on the public agenda. Intimate relationships and sexuality have entered the public domain and are presented on the screen, offering audiences possible roles to play…
Descriptors: Television Viewing, Foreign Countries, Sexual Identity, Adolescents
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Burkitt, Esther; Watling, Dawn – International Journal of Behavioral Development, 2013
The present study was designed to investigate the impact of familiarity and audience age on children's self-presentation in self-drawings of happy, sad and neutral figures. Two hundred children (100 girls and 100 boys) with the average age of 8 years 2 months, ranging from 6 years 3 months to 10 years 1 month, formed two age groups and five…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Age Differences, Children, Freehand Drawing
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Monaghan, Paul; Ott, Emily; Wilber, Wendy; Gouldthorpe, Jessica; Racevskis, Laila – Journal of Extension, 2013
A tool from social marketing can help Extension agents understand distinct audience segments among their constituents. Defining targeted audiences for Extension programming is a first step to influencing behavior change among the public. An online survey was conducted using an Extension email list for urban households receiving a monthly lawn and…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Conservation (Environment), Water, Audiences
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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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Kearney, Matthew – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2013
This qualitative study investigates the efficacy of "Ideas Videos" (or "iVideos") in pre-service teacher education. It explores the experiences of student teachers and their lecturer engaging with this succinct, advocacy-style video genre designed to evoke emotions about powerful ideas in Education (Wong, Mishra, Koehler, &…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Craig, Cheryl J. – Teachers College Record, 2013
Background/Context: Within the context of four locally funded research projects, the researcher was asked to disseminate the findings of her narrative inquiries not to the research community, which had previously been the case, but to the practice and philanthropic communities. This, in turn, created a representational crisis because practitioners…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Inquiry, Research Methodology, Story Telling
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Assaf, Nadra Majeed – Research in Dance Education, 2013
Communication is a basic human necessity which in all its various forms has one common goal: expressing and deciphering ideas. Historically, verbal language has been the primary tool in this field. Education in recent years has taken a move towards more global approaches to learning/teaching. Within this context, more innovative and inclusive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance, Surveys, Interviews
Wingate, Lori; Smith, Corey; Westine, Carl; Gullickson, Arlen – Evaluation Resource Center for Advanced Technological Education, 2012
This fact sheet summarizes data gathered in the 2012 survey of National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grant recipients. Conducted by EvaluATE, the evaluation resource center for the ATE program located at The Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University, this was the thirteenth annual survey of ATE projects…
Descriptors: Technology Education, Grants, Surveys, Research Projects
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Smith, Katherine – Higher Education Quarterly, 2012
Employing the interdisciplinary field of health inequalities as a case study, this paper draws on interviews to explore subjective accounts of academic identities. It finds widespread acceptance that academia is a market place in which research-active careers require academics to function as entrepreneurs marketing ideas to funders. Beyond this,…
Descriptors: Audiences, Educational Change, College Faculty, College Environment
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