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Girardelli, Davide; Kelly, Stephanie; Chen, Bodong; Zhou, Xiaogao; Gu, Tingting – Communication Education, 2020
Drawing from the theory of planned behavior, we conducted a belief elicitation study to gain insights on what considerations guide Chinese English-as-foreign-language students' decision to participate in English during class. We used four semistructured focus groups (in Chinese) to explore salient beliefs from a total of 34 Chinese university…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Meseci Giorgetti, Filiz – History of Education, 2020
In the modern world, festivals and commemorative ceremonies, national pledges, songs are all used to help students connect to each other and their wider society, particularly to the nation state and its ideals. The purpose of this article is to demonstrate how such rituals were used to different ends in terms of nation-building in the Republic of…
Descriptors: Nationalism, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Ceremonies
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Lin, Zibo; Lu, Hanyang – History of Education, 2020
In the mid-Meiji period, the leading scholar Kato Hiroyuki proposed relying on religion in moral education as he was dissatisfied with the Ministry of Education's inclination towards Western ethics in their reform. Triggered by Kato's proposal, there arose an intense debate over the 'standard' for moral education in the educational circles. The…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Moral Development, Foreign Countries, Ethics
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Aloni, Nimrod – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2020
In this article, I am suggesting that one effective strategy for revitalizing moral education consists in incorporating classical traditions of care ethics, East and West, which are very much alive in contemporary culture, into sentiments, insights and practices of contemporary care ethics. In so doing we might make moral education much more…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Caring, Moral Values, Moral Development
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Henderson, Juliet – Teaching in Higher Education, 2020
Taking as its premise the ethical responsibility of the educator towards diversity, both in students and the materiality of their knowledge production practices, this paper examines four surfaces of emergence of academic writing governmentality. These are characterised as different 'styles' of knowledge production: Style 1 (canonic, Western…
Descriptors: Ethics, Academic Language, Literary Genres, Student Diversity
Lee, Jeong-Kyu – Online Submission, 2020
The purpose of this study is to investigate the educational philosophy and the happiness principle of Plato and Mencius. To discuss the study systematically, three research questions are stated. First, what is the educational philosophy of Plato and Mencius? Second, what is the happiness principle of Plato and Mencius? Third, what are significant…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational Objectives, Content Analysis, Psychological Patterns
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Nutton, Jennifer; Lucero, Nancy; Ives, Nicole – Educational Action Research, 2020
Three researchers share their reflections on the challenges and goodness of fit of using participatory action research (PAR) in studies with indigenous peoples in the United States and Canada. Three central challenges of participatory methodologies are identified: (1) defining what constitutes participation; (2) the extended time required for a…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Indigenous Knowledge, Canada Natives
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Ligouri, Laura – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2020
Human rights organizations have been rapidly searching for ways to combat the acceleration of human rights abuses within the United States and Europe, noting a link between the rise of the far right and increasing instances of discrimination, intolerance and violence against marginalized communities. And yet, increased efforts among human rights…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Antisocial Behavior, Social Discrimination, Violence
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Bright, David – Critical Studies in Education, 2020
This article argues that representations of teacher and student identity obscure the complexity of individuals as becomings. Evidence from interviews and observations with Western teachers in international schools in Vietnam suggests that these representations posit the existence of stable teacher and student identities and derive the difference…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Characteristics, International Schools
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Poole, Adam – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
There is still debate regarding what constitutes an international school and how it should be defined. A number of definitions and typologies of international schools have been put forward. Arguably, the most influential has been Hayden and Thompson (2013) typology of international schools. "Type-A" or "traditional international…
Descriptors: International Schools, Institutional Characteristics, Global Approach, Foreign Countries
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Mendoza, Anna – Modern Language Journal, 2020
In volume 103 of "Modern Language Journal," Stephen May suggested that the "multilingual turn" has not fully delivered on its promises, pointing out second language acquisition (SLA) researchers' continued focus on parallel monolingualisms rather than on dynamic bi/multilingualism, the lack of theorization of historicity in…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Research
Lee, Jeong-Kyu – Online Submission, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to investigate the happiness and education principles of St. Augustine and Mozi through the primary and the secondary language resources. To review the paper logically, three research questions are addressed. First, what are the happiness principles of Augustine and Mozi? Second, what are the educational principles of…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Content Analysis, Christianity, Educational Philosophy
Komatsu, Hikaru; Rappleye, Jeremy – ECNU Review of Education, 2020
Purpose: Amidst ongoing attempts to think beyond Western frameworks for education, there is a tendency to overlook Japan, perhaps because it appears highly modern. This is striking given that some prominent strands of Japanese philosophy have formulated an explicit and exacting challenge to the core onto-epistemic premises of modern Western…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Western Civilization, Epistemology, Educational Practices
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Elbih, Randa – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2020
Much of the conversation about inequality in education and society problematizes poor and minority populations, rather than tackling systemic issues. It helps to address these issues through using a lens that exposes dominant ideology. This article examines the exclusion of scholars outside of the ideological center. It also suggests that…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Philosophy, Case Studies, Poverty
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Eskelson, Tyrel C. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2020
The purpose of this study is to argue that formal education had multiple, independent origins in the emergence of ancient civilizations, for universally the same reasons. It uses socio-biological literature to outline the nature of human societies; ethnographic literature to show that no systems of formal education existed in small-scale…
Descriptors: Educational History, Educational Development, Ethnography, Non Western Civilization
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