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Warren Grice, April; Parker, Laurence – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2018
The research presented in this study focuses on Educational Cultural Negotiators (ECNs). The participants were teachers, administrators, and graduate students in an after-school program in the Midwest and a community-based school/university partnership in the Western U.S. We posit that the roles of the ECNs function as advocacy leaders to invoke…
Descriptors: Advocacy, After School Programs, African American Students, Hispanic American Students
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Varelas, Maria; Morales-Doyle, Daniel; Raza, Syeda; Segura, David; Canales, Karen; Mitchener, Carole – Science Education, 2018
In this study, we explored how science teacher candidates construct ideas about science teaching and learning in the context of partnerships with urban community-based organizations. We used a case study design focusing on a group of 10 preservice teachers' participation in educational programming that focused on environmental racism and connected…
Descriptors: Community Organizations, Science Teachers, Partnerships in Education, School Community Programs
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Miranda, Antoinette Halsell; Radliff, Kisha M.; Della Flora, Olympia A. – Psychology in the Schools, 2018
Urban schools in the United States are generally viewed as having greater challenges than their suburban and rural counterparts. Most notably, they often have lower academic achievement and much of the educational reform movement has been aimed at urban schools in an attempt to close the achievement gap. Although much of the focus in recent years…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Urban Education, Academic Achievement, Educational Change
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Littell, Julia H.; White, Howard – Research on Social Work Practice, 2018
In this article, we trace the development of the Campbell Collaboration and its renewed efforts to build a world library of accurate, synthesized evidence to inform policy and practice and improve human well-being worldwide. Campbell systematic reviews and related evidence synthesis products provide unbiased summaries of entire bodies of empirical…
Descriptors: Evidence, Partnerships in Education, Synthesis, Literature Reviews
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Hunter, Mary Ann; Broad, Tina; Jeanneret, Neryl – Arts Education Policy Review, 2018
Reported benefits of arts partnerships with schools range from improvements in students' motivation and engagement in learning to teachers' increased confidence in teaching the arts, and strengthened school and community relationships. Yet, in the scholarship on arts partnerships to date, limited critical attention has been given to the impact of…
Descriptors: Art, Art Education, Partnerships in Education, School Community Relationship
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da Cruz, Cynthia Gordon – Review of Higher Education, 2018
Community-engaged scholarship (CES) is frequently recommended as a postsecondary practice for producing knowledge to address real-world issues and support the public good. But CES has multiple meanings, and understandings overlap with similar terms, such as publicly engaged scholarship. I draw upon recommendations in the field to propose an…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Educational Practices, Educational History, Best Practices
Hess, Frederick M. – American Educator, 2018
An education scholar reflects on a 30-year career spent studying the role of policy, parental responsibility, and the partnership between teachers and reformers.
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Practices, Parent Responsibility, Partnerships in Education
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Dunne, Linda; Hallett, Fiona; Kay, Virginia; Woolhouse, Clare – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
This paper presents findings from a collaborative research study which sought to explore perspectives and understandings of the concept of inclusion, as played out in schools and colleges in northwest England, via the use of images. The research had two parts: in the first part, children and young people took photographs in their school setting…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Photography, Visual Aids
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Valli, Linda; Stefanski, Amanda; Jacobson, Reuben – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2018
School-community partnerships have shown promise as an educational reform effort. In these partnerships, schools expand their traditional educational mission to include health and social services for children and families and to involve the broader community. Such partnerships have been found to enhance student learning, strengthen schools and…
Descriptors: School Community Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Models, Social Capital
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Herold, Frank; Waring, Michael – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
This study explores the role of school and university partnership teams in the professional development of physical education (PE) pre-service teachers (PSTs) during their one year Postgraduate Certificate in Education course in England. The paper focuses on the key influences and processes that impacted on PST subject knowledge development. An…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Preservice Teachers, Partnerships in Education, Professional Development
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Kahu, Ella R.; Nelson, Karen – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Student success and retention continue to be of concern for higher education institutions. Wider participation, combined with lower completion rates for non-traditional students, highlights the need for new ways of understanding the student experience to ground policy and practice. This article provides this insight by drawing together a number of…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Academic Achievement, Well Being, Foreign Countries
Hall, John J. – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
School districts experience considerable pressure to continuously improve, and the pursuit of improvement typically leads to the adoption of new -- and purportedly more effective -- initiatives. Often districts engage consultants to help navigate the selection and implementation of an initiative, and while these partnerships can prove fruitful,…
Descriptors: Consultants, School Districts, Counseling Effectiveness, Partnerships in Education
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Stanton, Kathleen; Cawthon, Stephanie; Dawson, Kathryn – Teacher Development, 2018
This mixed methods study seeks to explore the relationships between teacher concerns, self-efficacy, and level of comfort with the implementation of drama-based instruction (DBI) within a large-scale initiative to increase learning opportunities through the arts. This study was embedded in a year-long professional development program during which…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Faculty Development, Teacher Attitudes, Mixed Methods Research
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Hou, Su-I – Educational Gerontology, 2018
This article introduces a Taiwan Study Abroad program on aging, culture, and healthcare. The program is a short-term academic summer program (6 credits) to bring U.S. students to Taiwan. During 2011 ~ 2015, a total of four groups including over 54 students and faculty members participated. This program partnered with multiple universities,…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Aging (Individuals), Program Descriptions, Field Experience Programs
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Dunn, Michelle; Loch, Birgit; Scott, Wendy – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2018
First-year engineering students often struggle to see the relevance of theoretical mathematical concepts for their future studies and professional careers. This is an issue, as students who do not see relevance in fundamental parts of their studies may disengage from these parts and focus their efforts on other subjects they think will be more…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Mathematics, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries
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