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Khoo, Su-Ming; Haapakoski, Jani; Hellstén, Meeri; Malone, Joanne – European Educational Research Journal, 2019
This article begins with the proposition that inter- and transdisciplinarity offer an important methodological grounding for collaborative HE research addressing complex agendas such as HE internationalization. Internationalization acts as a figure for the 'troubled' nature of higher education; hence we begin with the larger problem, discussing…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Ethics, Educational Research, Higher Education
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Terrazas-Marín, Roy Alonso – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
This paper focuses on a current practice piece on professional development for university lecturers, transformative learning, dialogism and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education. Its main goals are to identify the key characteristics that allow STEM educators to experiment with the usage of non-formal education…
Descriptors: College Science, Science Instruction, STEM Education, Nonformal Education
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Bauer, Ros – Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 2018
The Whole of Community Engagement (WCE) initiative commenced in July 2014, led by the Office of Pro Vice Chancellor of Indigenous Leadership at Charles Darwin University (CDU). WCE aimed to build the aspiration, expectation and capacity of six remote and very remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory to participate and achieve in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Higher Education, Access to Education
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Wang, Hui-Hui; Knobloch, Neil A. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
The purpose of this action research study was to develop a rubric that identified levels of integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) lessons through agriculture, food, and natural resources (AFNR) lessons that were developed and implemented in afterschool programs by preservice informal educators. The research study…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Agricultural Education, Food
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Martínez-Carrasco, Robert – Research-publishing.net, 2018
This paper presents a classroom experience regarding the use of wikis in L2 collaborative writing settings. Framed in the current post-positivist educational climate in higher education, the adoption of wikis as a Technology-Enhanced Language Learning (TELL) platform complements and enriches the classroom-based interaction of L2 learners. While…
Descriptors: Social Media, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Collaborative Writing
Riiheläinen, Jari Matti – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2017
This publication presents some structural indicators on higher education in 40 European education and training systems. It examines whether there are targets for widening participation of under-represented groups in higher education and whether countries monitor the characteristics of the student body. Moreover, it looks at whether, and to what…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Indicators, Student Participation
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Orellana, Marjorie Faulstich; Johnson, Sarah Jean; Rodriguez-Minkoff, Andrea C.; Rodriguez, Lilia; Franco, Janelle – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2017
In this article, the authors detail their attempt to encourage apprentices to merge theory and practice in a way that is atypical in teacher education. They base their approach on the idea that before stepping into the active work of teaching on their own, apprentices need more time observing children and seeing learning. Observing is hard to do…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Teacher Education Programs, Preservice Teachers, Student Needs
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Dominguez Figaredo, Daniel – Educational Technology & Society, 2017
Web literacy refers to the skills and competencies people need in order to function in societies connected through the Internet. Many of the frameworks for understanding the components of web literacy are limited in value because they rely on conceptual definitions. They do not take into consideration the social practices governing the use and…
Descriptors: Heuristics, Skill Development, Open Education, Media Literacy
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Tang, Sylvia Y. F.; Wong, Angel K. Y.; Li, Dora D. Y.; Cheng, May M. H. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2017
This article reports a mixed methods study on the contribution of various aspects of pre-service student teachers' learning in initial teacher education (ITE) to their professional competence in a Five-year Bachelor of Education Programme in Hong Kong. Special attention is given to how student teachers' non-formal learning in higher education…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Higher Education, Student Teachers, Mixed Methods Research
Bateman, Andrea; Coles, Mike – UNESCO Bangkok, 2017
One of the recommendations of the Third International Congress on Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) held in Shanghai in 2012 was to explore the possibility of developing international guidelines on quality assurance for the recognition of qualifications based on learning outcomes. Following this recommendation, UNESCO Bangkok…
Descriptors: Quality Assurance, Vocational Education, Participation, Employees
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Younus, Fouzia; Akbar, Rafaqat Ali – Bulletin of Education and Research, 2017
The study was carried out to investigate evaluation methods of teaching practice of formal and non-formal teacher education institutions. Major objective was to compare the evaluation methods of teaching practice implemented in formal and non-formal teacher education institutions in Pakistan. Four hundred prospective teachers were selected…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Nonformal Education, Foreign Countries, Evaluation Methods
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Çil, Emine; Maccario, Nihal; Yanmaz, Durmus – Research in Science & Technological Education, 2016
Background: Museums are useful educational resources in science teaching. Teaching strategies which promote hands-on activities, student-centred learning, and rich social interaction must be designed and implemented throughout the museum visit for effective science learning. Purpose: This study aimed to design and implement innovative teaching…
Descriptors: Design, Science Instruction, Science Education, Teaching Methods
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Kieu, Thi Kinh; Singer, Jane; Gannon, Tracey Jean – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2016
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to identify challenges in education for sustainable development (ESD) implementation in teacher education institutions (TEIs) in Vietnam and propose some appropriate solutions to advance ESD in training teachers toward sustainability. Design/methodology/approach The authors interviewed ten lecturers and 75…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, College Faculty, Preservice Teachers
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Atabekova, Atabekova; Gorbatenko, Rimma; Belousov, Aleksandr; Grebnev, Ruslan; Sheremetieva, Olga – International Education Studies, 2016
The paper explores the ways in which non-formal content and language integrated learning within university studies can affect students' academic progress. The research has included theoretical and empirical studies. The article focuses on the observation of students' learning process, draws attention to challenges and benefits students experienced…
Descriptors: Nonformal Education, Barriers, Relevance (Education), Law Related Education
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Law, Patrina; Jelfs, Anne – Open Praxis, 2016
The Open University (OU) makes a proportion of all its taught modules available to the public via OpenLearn each year. This process involves the modification, of module excerpts, showcasing subject matter and teaching approach. This activity serves both the University's social and business missions through the delivery of free courses to the…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Open Universities, Learning Modules, Educational Resources
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