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Napan, Ksenija; Connor, Helene; Toki, Lynda – Journal of Transformative Education, 2020
This article explores a synergy of inquiry-based learning and a cultural pedagogy within a Maori environment, the "marae" (communal meeting place) while using Academic Co-Creative Inquiry (ACCI), an innovative approach to teaching and learning which enables teachers and students to cocreate the content and the process of the course…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnic Groups, Pacific Islanders, Teaching Methods
Ennis, Michael Joseph, Ed.; Prior, Jemma, Ed. – Online Submission, 2020
This volume presents a selection of eight papers presented at three symposia on English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and English for Academic Purposes (EAP) that were held at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy. The experiences detailed in the chapters offer a representative sample of the diversity of approaches to teaching and assessing…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, English for Academic Purposes, Postsecondary Education, Adult Education
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Hall, Valerie J. – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2020
Removal of the student numbers cap, reductions in funding and an accompanying need to generate revenue have driven education towards neo-capitalism and managerialism: students equate to income. An associated growth in performativity measures incorporates student voice as one of these benchmarking requirements. Aiming to explore and challenge…
Descriptors: Student Participation, Postsecondary Education, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators
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Acerenza, Santiago; Gandelman, Néstor – Education Finance and Policy, 2019
This paper characterizes household spending in education using microdata from income and expenditure surveys for twelve Latin American and Caribbean countries and the United States. Bahamas, Chile, and Mexico have the highest household spending in education and Bolivia, Brazil, and Paraguay have the lowest. Tertiary education is the most important…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Latin Americans, Heads of Households, Expenditures
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Lipka, Orly; Forkosh Baruch, Alona; Meer, Yael – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2019
While post-secondary school students with learning difficulties confront many challenges, there is little research on methods of support. In the current study, the 'adapted course' model was qualitatively examined from the perspective of both students and instructors. The main goal was to explore how students and instructors perceived the…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Undergraduate Students, Learning Disabilities, Student Attitudes
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Snyder, Thomas D.; de Brey, Cristobal; Dillow, Sally A. – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
The 2017 edition of the "Digest of Education Statistics" is the 53rd in a series of publications initiated in 1962. The "Digest" has been issued annually except for combined editions for the years 1977-78, 1983-84, and 1985-86. Its primary purpose is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Postsecondary Education, Federal Aid, Educational Finance
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Saeed, Murad Abdu; Ghazali, Kamila – Teaching in Higher Education, 2019
Due to the increasing workloads for supervisors and the challenges in research proposals for postgraduates, the study focused on engaging 15 postgraduates in a Malaysian public university in a peer research group. The data was collected from observations of the group meetings, video-recorded peer feedback and follow-up interviews. The qualitative…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Foreign Countries, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Peer Groups
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van den Hurk, Anniek; Meelissen, Martina; van Langen, Annemarie – International Journal of Science Education, 2019
The so-called leaking STEM pipeline (dropout in STEM education) has been the subject of many studies. The large interest of scholars in plausible causes of this leakage has resulted in a number of meta-reviews describing factors at system, school and student level related to interest and persistence in STEM education. The STEM pipeline discussion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intervention, STEM Education, Dropout Prevention
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Tian, Chunguang – Higher Education Studies, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine Korean students' anxiety in classroom presentations in tertiary educational context through classroom observation, self-reported questionnaire and semi-structured interview. In the stage of classroom observation, the potential responsivities relating with anxiety were explored through the analysis of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Anxiety, Speeches, Public Speaking
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Anderson, William – ECNU Review of Education, 2019
This report is based on statistics published yearly in the World Bank and the Education Statistics Yearbook by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China. Using these freely available statistics, "ECNU Review of Education" aims to provide a basic comparative overview of representation of female teachers in all levels of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Women Faculty, Elementary Secondary Education
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Lane, Diarmaid; Lynch, Raymond; McGarr, Oliver – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
Contemporary research is considering new forms of literacy that extend beyond the skills required to process alphanumeric data. The skills involved in visualising, reasoning, and communicating about 2D and 3D spatial information are commonly referred to as 'Spatial Literacy'. Research has highlighted a positive relationship between Spatial…
Descriptors: Spatial Ability, STEM Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries
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Braun, Martin – Research in Education, 2019
The summative assessment approach of all level three Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) qualifications is changing away from a purely teacher-based, criterion-referencing internal assessment approach to a mixture of internal and external assessments including exams for core units. As this is a shift away from what teachers may be…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Engineering Education, Readiness, Evaluation Methods
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Chorlay, Renaud – International Journal of Research in Undergraduate Mathematics Education, 2019
Over the last forty years of mathematics education research, a coherent body of knowledge has accumulated regarding the teaching of limits. On this basis, it remains a challenge to identify goals and design tasks compatible with ordinary teaching conditions. This paper reports on a teaching experiment carried out in France with year 12 students,…
Descriptors: Definitions, Foreign Countries, Didacticism, Educational Experiments
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Vidal Rodeiro, Carmen; Williamson, Joanna – Research Papers in Education, 2019
Until recently, school accountability measures in England have focused on assessment results rather than on what students do after they leave school/college. However, destination measures are increasingly being seen as key tools in assessing how schools prepare their students for a successful transition into the next stage of education or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Outcomes of Education, Educational Quality, Vocational Education
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Thompson, Canute S. – Educational Planning, 2019
This study explores behaviors which teachers perceive would be effective when leaders are undertaking organizational change. A sample of one hundred teachers drawn from all levels of the education system in Jamaica was used. The data were collected using a Likert-type instrument that was designed by the researcher and was tested for reliability…
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Teacher Attitudes, Leadership Effectiveness, Administrator Behavior
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