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Li, Xia; Liu, Song; DeBey, Mary; McFadden, Karen; Pan, Yue-Juan – Early Years: An International Journal of Research and Development, 2018
In China, preschool curriculum has undergone reform and profound changes. Much remains unknown, however, regarding preschool teachers' teaching beliefs after 30 years of curriculum reform and adaptation. This study aimed to address the issue and investigate teachers' beliefs concerning teaching mathematics. Twelve preschool teachers in China…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Duta, Adriana; An, Brian; Iannelli, Cristina – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
This paper analyses the role that different components of the academic strength of the secondary-school curriculum (i.e. "number," "subjects" and "grades" of advanced academic courses) play in explaining social origin differences in access to prestigious universities (but also to other higher education institutions)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Curriculum, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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Yakaboski, Tamara; Perez-Velez, Karla; Almutairi, Yousef – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2018
Through an exploratory sequential mixed-methods case study of 1 midsize research university, this study models how to use research to assess student experiences of campus climate and then create new opportunities that address their needs on campus. The purpose of this study was to explore Saudi graduate students' experiences and their interactions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Methods Research, Case Studies, Research Universities
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McParker, Matthew C. – Middle Grades Review, 2018
In middle school, adolescents are particularly focused on peer interaction to help form their identities. For marginalized students, especially refugees, peer interaction is especially important. To be successful in schools and gain cultural and social capital, refugee students must learn and internalize the specific norms of their classrooms. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Peer Relationship
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Strand, Katherine; Rinehimer, Bridget – Music Education Research, 2018
The purpose of this autophenomenography was to explore our lived experiences in three world music pedagogy programmes. We participated in three different world music pedagogy programmes in the United States and Ghana. We gathered data through field notes and researcher journals, and by collecting interviews of other participants and…
Descriptors: Music Education, Social Influences, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Bashir, Huma A.; Tang, Mei – Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development, 2018
This qualitative study explores the experiences of 3 generations of Pakistani Americans with an aim to understand the contributing factors to their cultural identity and the meaning of their experiences. The sample consists of 1st-, 1.5-, and 2nd-generation Pakistani Americans. Data were collected via semistructured interviews and a focus group…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Cultural Influences, Identification (Psychology), Religion
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Sögüt, Sibel – Journal of Language and Linguistic Studies, 2018
This study focuses on the investigation of frequency and distribution of the active, passive sentences and nominalized structures in new reports about "the terrorist attack in Ankara on October 10th" (2015) across British and American newspapers. In the light of this purpose, the following research questions are addressed: 1. How is the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, News Reporting, Language Usage, Sentences
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Loke, Stephen W.; Lowe, Patricia A.; Ang, Rebecca P. – Journal of Early Adolescence, 2018
Construct bias was examined among 316 Singapore and U.S. adolescents on the Narcissistic Personality Questionnaire for Children-Revised (NPQC-R). The NPQC-R consists of two (Superiority and Exploitativeness) factors. Results from multigroup confirmatory factor analyses indicated partial strong invariance on the NPQC-R across culture and strong…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Personality Measures, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Poulou, M. S.; Bassett, H. H.; Denham, S. A. – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
Teachers are important socializers and provide students with experiences to further promote their social-emotional competences or shift their pathways towards emotional and behavioral difficulties. These experiences may vary depending on teachers' perceptions of their own emotional intelligence (EI) and beliefs about social and emotional learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Emotional Intelligence, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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Favela, Alejandra – Journal of Latinos and Education, 2018
Drastic immigration policies and economic conditions have resulted in unparalleled return rates to Mexico. Deported parents are faced with the difficult choice of leaving US-born children behind or taking them to their country of origin, where many face significant educational, cultural, and linguistic barriers. This study focuses on six families…
Descriptors: Migrants, Mexicans, Undocumented Immigrants, Immigration
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Hachelaf, Ahmed Abdelhakim; Parks, Steve – Composition Forum, 2018
Twiza is a tricky word to translate from its original Berber. In its simplest meaning, Twiza speaks to the collective effort of a community to support each other. To speak of Twiza is to call forth, then, the collective material practices which enact the values of a civil society. As Edward Said highlighted decades ago however, when terms (or…
Descriptors: Risk, Afro Asiatic Languages, Community Support, Partnerships in Education
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Hongjuan, Shang – Chinese Education & Society, 2018
As learning institutions, U.S. universities aim to provide abundant learning opportunities to fulfill students' right to learn. Undergraduate education is considered an important component of lifelong learning and aims to enable students to "learn how to learn." During the undergraduate stage, schools pay special attention to cultivating…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Study, Higher Education, Educational Change
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Christen, Markus – Journal of Moral Education, 2018
Human endeavors such as promoting science or creating art have a close connection to underlying values and virtues. For example, creativity, curiosity or objectivity provide orientation when working as scientist or artist, outlining the ultimate aim of practitioners active in those domains. The appreciation and interpretation of domain values are…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Moral Values, Ethics, Semantics
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List, Alexandra; Peterson, Emily Grossnickle; Alexander, Patricia A.; Loyens, Sofie M. M. – European Journal of Psychology of Education, 2018
Beliefs about knowledge have been found to relate to a variety of student outcomes and to vary across educational domains and instructional contexts. However, there are limited data on students' beliefs about information and truth, vis-à-vis knowledge (i.e., epistemic beliefs) and how these beliefs differ across instructional settings.…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Knowledge Level, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Heng, Tang T. – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Mainland Chinese students form the largest international tertiary student population in the USA, yet most discourse around them tends to adopt a deficit perspective. Adopting a hybridized sociocultural framework, this qualitative study follows 18 Chinese undergraduates over one year to examine how challenges they face are influenced by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Social Bias, Undergraduate Students
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