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Tulowitzki, Pierre – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2019
While shadowing as a method has been analysed and discussed, these discussions have often been focused on (business) management research as opposed to school leadership research. Additionally, little attention has so far been paid to the parameters of shadowing. Without knowledge of these matters, the validity, merits and difficulties of shadowing…
Descriptors: Job Shadowing, Principals, Leadership Training, Educational Administration
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Mulkerrin, Elizabeth; Leising, Amy; Sykes, Tess – Science Teacher, 2018
Research shows that students exposed to career and technical education are more likely to graduate from high school, attend college, and earn higher salaries than those who do not (Dougherty 2016). Job-shadowing experiences like those at the High School Zoo Academy in Omaha, Nebraska, can help adolescents identify their career goals and understand…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Job Shadowing, High School Students, Career Choice
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Lancaster, Greg; Corrigan, Deborah; Fazio, Lisa; Burke, Joanne; Overton, David – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2017
Faculties of Education and Science at Monash University have designed a Masters unit to assist pre-service and in-service science teachers in exploring the practices of contemporary science and examine how varied understandings can influence science communication. Teachers are encouraged to explore their current understandings of the Nature of…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science Process Skills, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Foreign Countries
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Padron, Thomas C.; Fortune, Mary F.; Spielman, Melany; Tjoei, Sylvie – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2017
The job shadow study measured student career perceptions related to hospitality, recreation and tourism (HRT) and instructional mode (face-to-face (F2F), hybrid, and online). College students self-selecting into three different course modalities taught by the same instructor job shadowed HRT professionals by using Internet and F2F interviews. The…
Descriptors: Job Shadowing, Assignments, Attitude Measures, Careers
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Bøe, Marit; Hognestad, Karin – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2017
This paper uses a hybrid leadership framework to examine how formal teacher leaders at the middle management level direct and facilitate staff resources for distributed pedagogical leadership. By conducting qualitative shadowing, involving video observation, field notes and stimulated recall interviews, and abductive analysis, this study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Leadership, Leadership Styles, Middle Management
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Lee, John Chi-Kin – Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 2017
Demand has risen for the introduction of career education in senior secondary schooling to enhance students' transition from study to work. Against such a background, this paper aims to discuss the curriculum reforms and supporting structures in schools and to explore the challenges of life skills planning for secondary school students in China…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Change, Career Planning, Daily Living Skills
Learning and Work Institute, 2017
Presents a guide for employers as to how they can support young care leavers to gain the skills, experience and confidence they need to gain, stay and progress in work. Describes the challenges faced by care leavers and why employers should support them into work. Outlines the positive aspects for businesses such as creating a diverse workforce,…
Descriptors: Success, Foster Care, Transitional Programs, Employers
Harmon, Lois – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Increasingly large populations of English Learners (ELs) attend public schools within the US and teachers are held accountable for the academic performance of these students. Unfortunately, multiple studies have concluded that teachers graduating from teacher education programs are not equipped with the competencies to clearly identify the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, English Language Learners
Solak, Ekrem – Online Submission, 2016
Teachers play one of the most important roles in reaching learning objectives. The qualifications of teachers in an education system reflect the potential of that system and directly influence the learners' achievement. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to compare Danish and Swedish English teacher training programs with that of Turkey and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Teacher Education Programs, College Second Language Programs
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Meyer, Laura Landry; Gerard, Jean M.; Sturm, Michael R.; Wooldridge, Deborah G. – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2016
A tiered practice model (introductory, pre-internship, and internship) embedded in the curriculum facilitates community engagement and creates relevance for students as they pursue a professional identity in Human Development and Family Studies. The tiered model integrates high-impact teaching practices (HIP) and student engagement pedagogies…
Descriptors: Models, School Community Relationship, School Community Programs, Partnerships in Education
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Kellems, Ryan O.; Grigal, Meg; Unger, Darlene D.; Simmons, Thomas J.; Bauder, Debra; Williams, Caroline – TEACHING Exceptional Children, 2015
Devices like smartphones, tablets, and MP3 players are becoming everyday tools for the majority of the population. Technology can assist students with disabilities in many self-determination activities, such as choice making, decision making, and self-management. In addition, technology tools can support them in a wide range of transition-related…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Career Development
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Reid, Anne-Marie; Ledger, Alison; Kilminster, Sue; Fuller, Richard – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2015
Continued changes to healthcare delivery in the UK, and an increasing focus on patient safety and quality improvement, require a radical rethink on how we enable graduates to begin work in challenging, complex environments. Professional regulatory bodies now require undergraduate medical schools to implement an "assistantship" period in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Undergraduate Students, Medical Education
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Hubbard, Keith; Embry-Jenlink, Karen; Beverly, Lesa – Kappa Delta Pi Record, 2015
The authors describe successful STEM teacher recruiting and training practices developed through the Talented Teachers in Training for Texas (T4) program. They discuss implementing three distinctive recruiting experiences--a STEM Master Teacher Job Shadow, a STEM Day, and a NASA Aerospace Teachers Program--along with a multiyear scholarship and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teacher Recruitment, Job Shadowing, Aerospace Education
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Gardner, Phil; Bartkus, Kenneth R. – Asia-Pacific Journal of Cooperative Education, 2014
Although a multitude of programs in higher education integrate formal pedagogy with practical work experience (e.g., internships, practicum, and cooperative education), their underlying logic is largely the same: to enhance the value of the learning experience through an integration of work and education. To date, however, there appears to be no…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Education Work Relationship, Internship Programs, Practicums
Smyth, Geri, Ed.; Santoro, Ninetta, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2014
In the true multilingual classroom, children use a variety of languages to learn: their home languages, the school language, foreign and second languages offered in the curriculum, minority languages, endangered languages. Transforming our monolingual classrooms into spaces where a multiplicity of languages can thrive remains a pedagogical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Student Diversity, Cultural Pluralism
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