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Akbulut, Hava Ipek; Demir, Olgun – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2020
The aim of this study is to determine the awareness of science teachers about socio-scientific issues, the methods and techniques used in the teaching of socio-scientific issues, and the suggestions about effective teaching of socio-scientific issues. The sample of the study consisted of 75 science teachers (50 women, 25 men) who serve in various…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Opinions, Teaching Methods, Science and Society
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Grace, Nici; Greenhill, Beth; Withers, Paul – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Background: Research into how people with intellectual disabilities (ID) pursue intimate relationships in care settings presents some contradictory findings; despite increasingly liberal staff views, service users experience significant restrictions. This study attempts to explore this gap within a secure hospital, examining service user's…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Intellectual Disability, Intimacy, Interpersonal Relationship
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Evers, Kris; Debbaut, Edward; Maljaars, Jarymke; Steyaert, Jean; Noens, Ilse – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2020
Two semi-structured parental interviews are available with algorithms developed to measure DSM-5 criteria of ASD, namely the Developmental, Dimensional and Diagnostic Interview (3di) and the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO-11). The main aim of this study was to examine the agreement between classification…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Classification, Clinical Diagnosis
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Giles, Karen; Ling, Jonathan; Gordon, Isabel – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: People with learning disabilities have an increased risk of diabetes, cardiovascular disease and hearing loss. This study explored service users' and health professionals' perspectives and experiences of adopting minimally invasive diagnostic and screening devices, known as point-of-care testing (POCT) as a means of improving access…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Screening Tests, Prevention, Semi Structured Interviews
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Neiterman, Elena; Sheppard, Christine; Kassam, Souraiya; Bach, Vanessa; Husain, Saman – Educational Gerontology, 2020
In the study of gerontology, fieldwork with older adults is often used to enhance students' understanding of the aging process. While assignments based on interactions with older adults are a common practice in teaching students enrolled in gerontology studies, we know less about the impact of such activities on students from other disciplines.…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Educational Gerontology, Undergraduate Students
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Soleimani, Neda; Lovat, Terence – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2019
In this study, we attempt to explore a distinctive worldview as it pertains to Iranian education. We do this by focusing on the moral component implicit in English Language Teaching (ELT) in Iran and the challenges that might be experienced among ELT teachers when engaging in moral teacher practice, including making moral decisions in relation to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Moral Values, Religious Factors, Language Teachers
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Ballam, Nadine; Sturgess, Anne – Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 2019
In February 2018, a full-time provider of gifted education opened in New Zealand with its initial cohort of children. This provider catered for learners from ages 1-15 years who did not 'fit' in mainstream education settings. This paper reports on a research project that focused on the effectiveness of the learning approach at this school in its…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent, Student Needs, Parent Attitudes
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Fernández-Silva, Sabela – Applied Linguistics, 2019
This article reports a study about the behavior and functions of term variation in research articles (RAs) in Geology and Psychology. The aim of the study was twofold: first, to investigate the role of intra-textual term variation as a device for the representation and transfer of specialized knowledge; second, to explore whether there are…
Descriptors: Geology, Psychology, Research Reports, Comparative Analysis
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Brown, Alice; Danaher, Patrick A. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
This paper examines the values of the CHE principles of Connectivity, Humanness and Empathy as a guiding framework for maximizing the ethical and methodological advantages of semi-structured interview research practices. The authors draw from two separate educational studies and apply the CHE principles to analyse and evaluate the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Semi Structured Interviews, Educational Research, Values, Decision Making
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McGregor, Janice; Fernandez, Julieta – Modern Language Journal, 2019
The present study takes a reflexive approach to the analysis of coordinated identity work in qualitative interviews in 2 study abroad (SA) contexts, Argentina and Germany. To do this, the authors bring together 2 autoethnographic projects and take a collaborative approach (Chang, Ngunjiri, & Hernandez, 2013; Lapadat, 2017) to the analysis of…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Qualitative Research, Self Concept, Cross Cultural Studies
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Flatt, Candace – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2019
Forty years ago, Alan Peshkin began his study of fundamental independent Baptist Christian schools. With time, further insight can be gained on the outcomes of the students from these schools. Despite possessing employer-desired character traits, fundamental Christian school students were expected to earn few academic or career achievements. The…
Descriptors: Career Development, Christianity, Religious Education, Private Schools
Çevirgen, Ayse; Aktas, Burcu; Kot, Mehtap – Online Submission, 2018
The aim of this research is to examine the effects of visual arts on a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The research included a 13-years-old male student with ASD, the student's parents, and the visual arts teacher. The research was designed according to the case study from qualitative research models. Semi-structured interviewing and…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Roberts, Carly A.; Ruppar, Andrea L.; Olson, Amy J. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2018
School administrators play an important role in shaping teaching and learning. However, very little is known regarding how school administrators perceive instruction for students with severe disabilities and how those perceptions shape expectations and visions for instruction. Semistructured interviews were used to interview 12 administrators…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Semi Structured Interviews, Severe Disabilities, Inclusion
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Beveridge, Lorraine; Mockler, Nicole; Gore, Jennifer – Educational Action Research, 2018
The role of "academic partners" working alongside teachers is an increasingly complex and sometimes controversial one. This article explores the role of academic partners in "Educational Action Research," reporting on data from a larger study conducted in New South Wales, Australia. Schools involved in the study had received…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Partnerships in Education, Action Research, College School Cooperation
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Sirek, Danielle – International Journal of Music Education, 2018
In this article I explore the relationships between identities and musicking in Grenada, West Indies, taking into account the understandings of community and nationhood that foreground and inform identity discourse in the Grenadian context. Through the dual lenses of music education and ethnomusicology, I analyze musicking and music education…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries
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