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Smalley, Lucy – Journal of Museum Education, 2021
This paper was written as a response to a perceived shift in attitude towards the concept of the future and the heightened presence of future themes within museum and gallery education. The four case studies discussed in this paper are institutions based in the south of Sweden that all participated in a local art biennial in October 2019 entitled…
Descriptors: Museums, Futures (of Society), Fantasy, Attitude Change
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De Maynard, V. A. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2021
Within the context of psychological counsellors and therapeutic encounters of psychotherapists, clients may reveal illicit fantasies where it is unclear whether he or she is acting out his or her illicit fantasies. Using web-based survey methods to collect qualitative data, I explored therapists' decision-making when clients disclose illicit…
Descriptors: Decision Making, Psychotherapy, Counselor Client Relationship, Fantasy
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Yoon, Sarah – Children's Literature in Education, 2020
This article argues that food acts and eating in the nineteenth century children's novel "The Coral Island" (1858) reveal adult socializing intentions in the context of an expanding British Empire. Written during a transitional historical moment, R. M. Ballantyne's "The Coral Island" communicates to middle- and upper-class…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Power Structure, Foreign Countries, Food
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Weisberg, Deena Skolnick; Hopkins, Emily J. – Infant and Child Development, 2020
How do young children decide which events can happen within fictional stories (extension) and learn new information from these stories (export)? In two studies, we investigate these two issues as well as the influence of story genre (realistic or fantastical) on these processes. Preschoolers (N = 192) heard either a realistic or fantastical story…
Descriptors: Fiction, Literary Genres, Fantasy, Preschool Children
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Ness, Ingunn Johanne; Dysthe, Olga – Creativity Research Journal, 2020
The primary objective of this paper is to offer a new way of understanding the creative processes of multidisciplinary groups, whose work is to generate innovative ideas. The paper reports from a project focused on organizational creativity at the group level, investigating what characterized such creative processes in that context. This project…
Descriptors: Creativity, Fantasy, Simulation, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Fanfarelli, Joey R. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2020
The literature reflects a shortage of empirical research on educational game design. This paper presents the results from a randomized controlled study on the impact of narrative and digital badging on learning and engagement in an educational game that teaches basic brain structure and function to undergraduate psychology students. Participants…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Fantasy, Learner Engagement, Comparative Analysis
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Clarke, Matthew – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
This paper examines the tensions between education policy's attachment to notions such as excellence and inclusion and its investments in managerial tropes of competition, continuous quality improvement, standards and accountability that are at odds with and which undermine its attachments. In order to explore these tensions, I draw on the…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Politics of Education, Neoliberalism, Fantasy
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Dernikos, Bessie P.; Thiel, Jaye Johnson – Literacy, 2020
In this article, we "think with" theories of affect and transmedial storytelling to explore the cruel optimism that standardised reading pedagogies (e.g. read alouds; leveled readers/independent reading) can produce for readers. We draw on particular moments in a first grade classroom to argue that such pedagogies transmit…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Futures (of Society), Reading Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Gardiner, Robert – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2020
In the face of increasing teacher burnout, in this paper I explore the theoretical implications of political accountability measures on student music teacher self-efficacy in England. I propose a necessary shift from institutional priorities to weaker personal aspirations as a route towards more sustainable teaching. Through reflecting on my own…
Descriptors: Teacher Burnout, Accountability, Music Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Deszcz-Tryhubczak, Justyna – Children's Literature in Education, 2020
This article employs the theory of social minds proposed by Alan Palmer ("Social Minds in the Novel," 2010) to argue for the emergence of a group-based thinking, feeling, and acting focused on reforming the status quo, using David Whitley's Agora trilogy (2009--2013) as an example of Radical Fantasy. This particular subgenre of fantasy…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Social Change, Fantasy, Groups
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Stokes, Femke Molekamp; Ross, Alistair – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2020
The therapist's mind can wander to daydreams, fantasies and preoccupations: mental events termed "reveries" in this study. As therapists attend to the current of their thought in the therapeutic encounter, the question of how to approach their reveries can arise. This qualitative study used semi-structured interviews with nine qualified…
Descriptors: Counselor Client Relationship, Counselor Attitudes, Grounded Theory, Therapy
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Wang, Cathy Yue – Children's Literature in Education, 2020
Situated within the changing economic and political contexts of China's modernization and globalization, children's fantasy novels prove to be apt vehicles for exploring the plights and challenges that women and girls face in the new millennium in China. This article provides a feminist critique of two contemporary Chinese children's fantasy…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Childrens Literature, Fantasy, Novels
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Soares, Camila Tabaro; Duarte, Joana; Günther-van der Meij, Mirjam – Language and Education, 2020
The increasing occurrence of multilingualism in the educational sphere is challenging teachers to deal with the coexistence of different languages in the classroom. The present paper presents the analysis of language portraits as a tool to make students' multilingualism visible by using colours to represent their multilingual repertoires. Through…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Color, Sociolinguistics, Student Attitudes
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Webb, Angela Naomi; Zhbanova, Ksenia S.; Rule, Audrey C. – Education 3-13, 2019
Narrowing of the curriculum because of standardised testing has caused creativity to be neglected in many schools; integration into reading instruction may provide a solution. This repeated measures study incorporated figural transformation drawings after a read-aloud of a book highlighting nutrition information as a way to both review book…
Descriptors: Fantasy, Literary Genres, Nonfiction, Books
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Panero, Maria Eugenia – Creativity Research Journal, 2019
The work of actors involves realistically enacting the lives and personalities of fictional characters. Despite society's deep fascination with actors, there has been very little psychological research on actors' experience of acting. This review first considers how theater practitioners have viewed acting throughout history, and then examines…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Drama, Futures (of Society), Personality
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