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Sucharita, V.; Sujatha, K. – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
The provision of 25% reservations in private schools under Right to Education Act (RTE) for children belonging to weaker sections and disadvantaged groups has garnered much debate among researchers as well as the common people in India. The overarching goal of such provision is to promote social inclusion that recognises the diversity of children…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Private Schools, Case Studies, Social Integration
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Kumar, Sachin – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2019
Issues surrounding migration are receiving unprecedented attention at the global, regional, as well as national levels. However, a review of the literature shows that there is more focus on international migration compared to internal migration. Further, there is more emphasis on issues related to the migration destination rather than those at the…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Immigrants, Immigration, Family Relationship
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Wilkerson, J. Michael; Rhoton, Jayson Michael; Li, Dennis; Rawat, Shruta Amit; Patankar, Pallav; Rosser, B. R. Simon; Ekstrand, Maria – Health Education & Behavior, 2019
Background: India's National AIDS Control Programme calls for, among other things, targeted behavioral interventions that address determinants contributing to new infections among men who have sex with men (MSM) and hijras (transgender women). Aim: To determine if the information-motivation-behavioral skills model was transferable to an Indian…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Males, Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Contraception
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Kumari, Shikha; Sharma, Alka – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2018
Globalisation as a worldwide integrating force leads to changes in the social structures, values and mindsets of people. Parents raise their children expecting they would take care of them in old age but the globalised economy has given rise to a materialistic culture in which children migrate to other cities or countries. Parents accept this in…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Older Adults, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Cheruvalath, Reena – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
It is proposed to examine the argument that females cannot perform better in engineering and science fields because of their poor mathematical or logical reasoning. The major reason for the reduced number of females in the above fields in India is the socio-cultural aversion towards females choosing the field and restriction in providing higher…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Case Studies, Engineering Education, Technology Education
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Takker, Shikha; Subramaniam, K. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
The aim of the study reported in this paper was to explore and enhance experienced school mathematics teachers' knowledge of students'thinking, as it is manifested in practice. Data were collected from records of classroom observations, interviews with participating teachers, and weekly teacher-researcher meetings organized in the school. In this…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Case Studies, Arithmetic, Mathematics Teachers
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Abraham, Reem Rachel; Torke, Sharmila; Gonsalves, James; Narayanan, Sareesh Naduvil; Kamath, M. Ganesh; Prakash, Jay; Rai, Kiranmai S. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2018
The present study reports perceptions of first-year undergraduate medical students (n= 120), regarding modified directed self-learning (DSL) sessions in physiology. Students were provided with prereading assignments (faculty developed PowerPoint slides containing diagrams with incomplete labeling/ flowcharts with missing steps) pertaining to the…
Descriptors: Physiology, Teaching Methods, Prereading Experience, Assignments
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Singh, Shweta – International Review of Education, 2018
Research has shown that there has been severe disruption in the educational sector in Kashmir post-1989 (the year Kashmiri unrest erupted). Inhibiting problems include the destruction of school buildings, parents' fear of sending their children to school, the recruitment of youth into armed groups, the economic decline of households, and forced…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Peace, Transformative Learning, Conflict
Nitonde, Rohidas – Online Submission, 2018
Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) is a major 21st century trend in Higher Education. There are several government initiatives in India towards e-learning. National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) is one of the major initiatives. The present paper is an assessment of various aspects of this programme. It aims at evaluating the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Case Studies, Higher Education, Educational Trends
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Waychal, Pradeep – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
Performance of faculty members is the prime factor in the success of any academic organisation and certainly engineering academic organisation. The performance depends on various factors. This study tests our hypothesis, in the context of an Indian engineering college, that goal clarity is one such factor that significantly impacts faculty…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Evaluation Methods, Mixed Methods Research, Peer Evaluation
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Sawhney, Sonia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
This exploratory study investigates the influence of teachers' perception of students' socio economic position (SEP) on the disciplinary practices they adopt in classrooms. Qualitative data were collected using classroom observations and interviews with students, their parents and teachers. Findings highlight differentiated disciplinary practices…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Discipline, Teacher Student Relationship, Student Characteristics
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Sudhir, Subin; Unnithan, Anandakuttan B. – e-Journal of Business Education and Scholarship of Teaching, 2018
The case study is a very popular pedagogical tool in management education, especially in international business, marketing and strategy courses. Substantial literature exists about the effectiveness of case studies, but there is a lack of studies on empirical evaluation of their effectiveness in the classroom and subsequent contribution to…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Business Administration Education, Student Attitudes
Meganathan, Ramanujam – Online Submission, 2018
This study explores English language teaching in multilingual situations, where learners speak more than two languages. The following issues were investigated in two multilingual schools in New Delhi 1. the role of English and the English language curriculum 2. English language teaching-learning processes and classroom practices 3. the perceptions…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Maheshwari, Shweta; Vohra, Veena – International Journal of Learning and Change, 2018
Implementing change effectively is critically significant given the changing organisational environment and high failure rate of change implementation. Training and development practices enable employee skill development facilitating effective change implementation. However, there is lack of studies describing role played by these practices in…
Descriptors: Training, Employees, Program Implementation, Employee Attitudes
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Sabagh, Zaynab; Hall, Nathan C.; Saroyan, Alenoush – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Over the past few decades, higher education institutions worldwide have experienced substantial changes, including: massification, internationalisation and increasing demands for exceptional instructional quality and research quantity in environments that have also seen heightened competition for students, faculty and resources.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Burnout, Labor Demands, College Faculty
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