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Wray, Christina C.; Benjamin, David – American Association for Adult and Continuing Education, 2021
Exhibits offer insight into what an organization values while providing patrons the opportunity to be challenged and engaged. This paper explores ways exhibits policies can be crafted to move exhibits beyond the walls and cases to create a space for community discussion that promote growth and understanding by providing space for discussions,…
Descriptors: Exhibits, Policy Formation, Discussion, Community Involvement
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Klose, Mark; Desai, Vasvi; Song, Yang; Gehringer, Edward – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2020
Imagine a student using an intelligent tutoring system. A researcher records the correctness and time of each of your attempts at solving a math problem, nothing more. With no names, no birth dates, no connections to the school, you would think it impossible to track the answers back to the class. Yet, class sections have been identified with no…
Descriptors: Privacy, Learning Analytics, Data Collection, Information Storage
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2020
Purpose: The goals of this project are: (1) Identify existing components of academic integrity policies and procedures related to contract cheating; (2) identify gaps in existing academic integrity policies and procedures related to contract cheating; (3) evaluate the policies and procedures against existing standards for post-secondary education…
Descriptors: Integrity, Ethics, Contracts, Cheating
Watt, Michael – Online Submission, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine policy making that led to the National School Reform Agreement and its effects on national and state-level curriculum reforms. Content analysis method was used to reveal the philosophic positions on education held by experts appointed to conduct the national policy reviews and the opinions of education…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Curriculum Design, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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Whalen, D. Joel, Ed. – Business and Professional Communication Quarterly, 2017
This article, the first of a two-part series, presents 13 teaching innovations debuted at the 2016 Association for Business Communication's annual conference. The second edition of "My Favorite Assignment" will be published in the fall 2017 "Business and Professional Communication Quarterly". Assignments include international…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Assignments, Instructional Innovation, Electronic Publishing
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Casalaspi, David – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
Recent decades have witnessed a proliferation of nationally organized school reform interest groups like StudentsFirst. While historically active at the state and federal levels, these organizations are increasingly involving themselves in local school board elections by recruiting candidates, making donations, and offering policy advice. However,…
Descriptors: Voting, Elections, Local Issues, Politics of Education
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Bedell, Claudine Prairie; McGough, David J.; Tinkler, Barri E. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
This self-study explores an educational policy-making project initiated, facilitated, and implemented by direct stake-holders through a deliberative, intentional process involving teacher educators, policy-makers, and state regulators. As such, it serves as an example of a high-stakes political change process using principles of deliberative…
Descriptors: Democracy, Participative Decision Making, Teacher Educators, Scholarship
UNESCO-UNEVOC International Centre for Technical and Vocational Education and Training, 2016
The Biennial Report presents a selection of UNESCO-UNEVOC's activities during 2014 and 2015. The activities contributed to UNESCO's sectoral priorities and programmatic objectives and assisted Member States to provide equitable, inclusive and quality education and promote lifelong learning for sustainable development. Importantly, the selected…
Descriptors: Annual Reports, Guidelines, Administrative Principles, Network Analysis
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Lenhoff, Sarah Winchell; Lewis, Jennifer M.; Pogodzinski, Ben; Jones, Bobby Dorigo – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
In December 2014, the Coalition for the Future of Detroit Schoolchildren (CFDS) was formed to make sweeping educational reform recommendations regarding the provision and governance of public education in Detroit. Spearheaded by community organizations, labor unions, and business interests representing an array of stakeholders in the Detroit area,…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Partnerships in Education, Public Education, Decision Making
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Piazza, Peter – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
This paper explores changes to the educational policy making arena through case study analysis of a Massachusetts law passed in 2012 that limits seniority-based job protections for public K-12 teachers. I use data from interviews with policy stakeholders, observations of public meetings, and policy artifacts to explore struggles over democratic…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Democracy, State Legislation
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Doroudi, Shayan; Thomas, Philip S.; Brunskill, Emma – Grantee Submission, 2017
We consider the problem of off-policy policy selection in reinforcement learning: using historical data generated from running one policy to compare two or more policies. We show that approaches based on importance sampling can be "unfair"--they can select the worse of two policies more often than not. We give two examples where the…
Descriptors: Sampling, Policy Formation, Policy Analysis, Reinforcement
Wannachotphawate, Wilaiwan – Online Submission, 2015
Thailand's Participation as a member of the ASEAN Community forces her government to accelerate improvement of her citizens' competency of the English language. The continuing wave by Thai governments to develop and modernize the quality of education has influenced Thai society. Within Thailand, English proficiency has been reported as being…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Foreign Nationals
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Genova, Teodora – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2015
This paper on the education system of Bulgaria is aimed at presenting its structure, current situation, problems and challenges that it faces, and on-going reforms leading to some positive trends in the development of the national education sector. At the moment of writing this paper in the year 2015, we will mark the 1160th anniversary of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Development, Educational History, Educational Change
Marshman, Margaret – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2015
Middle Years students often do not see mathematics as useful. Authentic and real mathematics tasks and artefacts are frequently advocated as arresting this situation. However, often such experiences are contrived and lack authenticity. This paper reports on how a group of Middle Years students used mathematics and technology to engage in a real…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Adolescents, Case Studies, Journal Writing
Connolly, Mary – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2015
FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, speaking at the International Consumer Electronics Show in January, called for an open Internet which would make sure that ISPs had economic incentives to build better networks while still protecting consumers and innovators. His specific recommendations were shared with the other members of the FCC in February. One of…
Descriptors: Internet, Access to Information, Computer Mediated Communication, Controversial Issues (Course Content)
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