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Duman, Ahmet; Inel, Yusuf – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the general trends of master dissertations written in Social Studies Education and performed in 2008-2014 years in terms of thematic and methodology. Document review was performed in study. The study group was included in all the master's thesis recorded at thesis database of Higher Education Council…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Masters Theses, Social Studies, Educational Trends
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Heineke, Amy J.; Smetana, Lara; Carlson Sanei, Jenna – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2019
Teacher education programs are responsible for preparing science teachers for today's culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms, which includes preparing them to support students' science learning and language development. Given the rapid growth in linguistic diversity across the country, science teacher preparation for English learners,…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Bilingualism, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Unal, Aslihan; Unal, Zafer – Georgia Educational Researcher, 2019
This study compared K-12 teachers' assessment beliefs and practices in relation to their years of teaching experience. The data for this study was collected from 87 public school teachers. The findings suggest that as the teachers' years of experience increases, the value they place in assessment increases as well.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Morrison, Andrew; Erstad, Ola; Liestøl, Gunnar; Pinfold, Nicholas; Snaddon, Bruce; Hemmersam, Peter; Grant-Broom, Andrea – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
In this article we explore the dynamic between the pedagogical and the urban, attending to 'agentive urban learning'. By this we mean processes by which young people build agency in the urban context, in using the resources of the city to develop their own agency, and of developing agency to act within the city. By agency, we refer to the capacity…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Futures (of Society), Situated Learning, Place Based Education
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Fernández Fernández, María del Mar; Jiménez Tejada, María Pilar – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
The cell is a key concept, and accurate knowledge of it is essential for understanding many phenomena and biological processes, as well as the overall functioning of living beings. However, learning about this concept is not simple. Regarding this concept, we examined the views concerning problems that could be encountered by Master's students…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Cytology, Masters Programs, Natural Sciences
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Pitts, Wesley; Lehner-Quam, Alison – International Journal of ePortfolio, 2019
This article highlights a case study that assesses how graduate-level, in-service science teachers engage in an ePortfolio social pedagogy ecosystem to document their growth in knowledge practices and dispositions in information literacy. The ePortfolio social pedagogy ecosystem and this study are situated within the context of the Catalyst…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Inservice Teacher Education, Science Education, Secondary School Science
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Andrews, P. Gayle; Leonard, Susan Y. – Education Sciences, 2018
Universities engage students in traditional service-learning projects that often yield "good feelings", even a savior mentality, but typically leave the root causes of social justice issues unexamined and untouched. In contrast to traditional service-learning, critical service-learning bridges this gap with an explicit focus on justice…
Descriptors: Reflection, Service Learning, Professional Development Schools, Learner Engagement
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Main, Katherine – Education Sciences, 2018
Early adolescence marks a developmental period during which there is a window of opportunity to explicitly teach and make a significant difference in a young person's development of social and emotional competencies (SECs). All students can benefit from the inclusion of SECs and failing to develop such SECs can result in poor outcomes in several…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Social Development, Emotional Development, Outcomes of Education
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Huey, Maryann E.; Champion, Joe; Casey, Stephanie; Wasserman, Nicholas H. – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2018
Research-based guidelines for learning variation exist (e.g., Franklin et al., 2007; Garfield, delMas, & Chance, 2007), but little is known about how teachers plan to teach standard deviation, or how these plans align with recent recommendations. In this article, we survey lesson plans designed by inservice and preservice secondary…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Mathematics, Lesson Plans, Preservice Teachers
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Mellado, Lucía; de la Montaña, Juan L.; Luengo, María Rosa; Bermejo, María Luisa – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
This study analyses the evolution of the personal metaphors of 31 science graduates enrolled in a Master's degree course in Secondary Education Teaching during the 2012-13 academic year. The instrument used was an open questionnaire that included asking the participants to make drawings representing the roles of the teacher. Four categories of…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Teacher Education Programs, Figurative Language, Secondary School Teachers
Horn, Aaron S.; Parks, Jennifer L.; Zinth, Jennifer Dounay; Sisneros, Lauren – Education Commission of the States, 2018
This report seeks to inform state policy for increasing the supply of high school instructors who are qualified to teach in dual enrollment programs. First, a brief definition of dual enrollment is provided. Second, results are presented from a content analysis of state policies for dual enrollment instructor qualifications. Third, the faculty…
Descriptors: Teacher Supply and Demand, Secondary School Teachers, High Schools, Teacher Qualifications
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Meza Rios, Maria Margarita; Herremans, Irene Marie; Wallace, Jean E.; Althouse, Norm; Lansdale, David; Preusser, Manuel – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to determine whether high school students can become agents of change in their local communities by participating in a formal internship program implemented through a partnership between academia (high schools and universities), nonprofit organizations and key community stakeholders. Design/methodology/approach: Pre- and…
Descriptors: High School Students, Change Agents, Community Change, Internship Programs
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Selvaggi, Tina – Excellence in Education Journal, 2018
This study examined the motivation, perceptions/future plans, and expectations of postgraduate students (referred to as literacy coaching candidates) enrolled in the first course of a Literacy Coaching Endorsement program at a large comprehensive institution of higher education. Results from data focus to: What motivates a licensed Reading…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Literacy Education, Student Motivation, Student Attitudes
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Romero-García, Carmen; Buzón-García, Olga; Touron, Javier – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2018
The online-based model known as "flipped learning" raises new challenges that are different from those of face-to-face teaching. The flipped learning model enhances the active and autonomous learning of students, changes the relationships between them and with the teacher, and encourages innovation within the learning process. The…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Video Technology, Homework
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Yao, Haogen – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2017
This study develops a sequential mixed model of Delphi-Propensity Score Matching to discuss how an NGO's socio-emotional support affects the decisions of dropout, work, and two types of upper secondary schooling in rural China. Data were collected from 6,298 students in 2012 after a subgroup of them were treated. The analysis shows that…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Academic Aspiration, Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries
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