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Newman, Tarkington J.; Kim, Melissa; Tucker, Anita R.; Alvarez, M. Antonio G. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2018
Background: Participation in youth sport is often associated with a variety of positive development outcomes. In order to effectively utilize sport as a context of learning and development, the sport must be intentionally designed and programed. One often-used approach is known as sport-based positive youth development (PYD). Recently, to further…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Youth Programs, Experiential Learning, Physical Education
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Edannur, Sreekala – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2018
The present study is conducted to understand the relative contributions of planned behavior and social capital on educational continuation decisions of VIII standard students belonging to backward class in India. Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), and Other Backward Classes (OBC) are the three social groups dealt as backward classes in…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Socioeconomic Background, Educational Attainment, Intentional Learning
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Vernon, Franklin – Ethnography and Education, 2016
Whilst adventure-based experiential education traditions have long-standing claims of progressive, democratic learning potential, little research has examined practice from within democratic theories of participation and learning. Focusing on a complex network making up a disturbing interaction in an outdoor education programme, I posit forms of…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Social Justice, Experiential Learning, Outdoor Education
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Ayar, Mehmet C.; Yalvac, Bugrahan – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2016
In this paper, we discuss the individuals' "roles", "responsibilities", and "routine activities", along with their "goals" and "intentions" in two different contexts--a school science context and a university research context--using sociological lenses. We highlight the distinct characteristics of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Instructional Design, Science Education, Student Role
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Taylor, Connie E.; Hutchinson, Nancy L.; Ingersoll, Marcea; Dalton, C. J.; Dods, Jennifer; Godden, Lorraine; Chin, Peter; de Lugt, Jennifer – Exceptionality Education International, 2015
The transition from school to the workplace has been identified as challenging for at-risk youth who have already disengaged from learning and feel disenfranchised in the context of school. Work-based education (WBE), including co-operative education, has been recognized in recent years as an effective strategy for enabling at-risk youth to…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Youth Programs, Continuation Students, Student Experience
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Conner, Lindsey Norma – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2014
"Evaluative constructivism" is used to describe how students derived learning intentions and made choices about what they would do during a unit of work in a final-year high school biology class, as they conducted an inquiry into the social and ethical issues associated with cancer. The context of the study, theoretical background and…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Intentional Learning, Biology, Secondary School Science
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Bissaker, Kerry; Davies, Jim; Heath, Jayne – Journal of Staff Development, 2011
Professor John Rice, a pioneer of the Australian Science and Mathematics School (ASMS), recognized that schools' curricula were at odds with the kind of science and mathematics driving the new economy. In addition to curriculum that lacked relevance to contemporary life, negative student attitudes and a shortage of qualified science and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Science Course Improvement Projects
Easton, Lois Brown – Paul Chapman Publishing, 2007
High school instructors need to focus on engagement, not just motivation to inspire student learning. Based on the author's experience working with the toughest students, at-risk kids, struggling students, and drop outs, this book offers teachers strategies that work to harness students' interests and creativity. This book includes techniques and…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Intentional Learning, Educational Change, Scores
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Klein, Emily J. – New Educator, 2007
This article describes a case study of an educational organization, the Big Picture Company, trying to implement a highly unusual school design. It offers a close look at its professional development strategies and how its comprehensive program helps create a culture where teachers can, and do, learn. I detail five professional development…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Centered Curriculum, Professional Development, Intentional Learning