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Fisseler, Björn – Online Submission, 2019
Transitioning to and from post-compulsory education often poses problems on students, especially students with disabilities. The fourth Ed-ICT symposium at the FernUniversität in Hagen aimed at discussing new practices, identifying problems and challenges during transition processes, and developing innovative solutions for both individuals and…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Postsecondary Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Kutschera, P. C.; Tesoro, Elena C.; Legamia, Benigno P., Jr.; Talamera-Sandico, Mary Grace – Online Submission, 2019
Rural social work education and practice in North America underwent a revival in recent decades and remains a valid praxis and pedagogic model for the 21st Century. The paper posits through rigorous literature review and analysis there are numerous elements central to North American (U.S. and Canadian) and Commonwealth of Nations (U.K., Australia,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Models, Praxis, Rural Areas
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Dunning, Pamela T. – Teaching Public Administration, 2019
First Public Lecture sponsored by Teaching Public Administration (delivered at the Public Administration Conference, University of Northumbria 12 September 2018). The author provided views on why public administration is needed now more than ever, outlining how current events necessitate the need for research to inform our teaching and learning.…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Public Administration
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Navarro-Leal, Marco Aurelio; Colmenares-González, Lidia Celia – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
The purpose of this study was to explore the notions that teachers in the US-Mexican border have about global citizenship education; the specific research questions were: do these notions refer to an education that leads to action? Or to an active sense of citizenship? Do these notions contain a global scope? It was expected that living in the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Fondo, Marta; Jacobetty, Pedro; Erdocia, Iker –, 2018
Videoconferences are a perfect scenario for autonomous Foreign Language (FL) and intercultural speaking practices. However, it is also a threatening context as learners communicate in an FL, often with a stranger and about personal information and experiences. That may lead to increase Foreign Language Anxiety (FLA) among participants, affecting…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Anxiety
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Merey, Zihni – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2018
The aim of this study was to compare the level of allocation of human rights education issues in social studies textbooks in Turkey and the United States. For this aim, six social studies textbooks from both countries were examined. Textbooks were analyzed in terms of their level of "human rights education issues," in accordance with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Social Studies, Textbooks
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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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Schneller, Peter L.; Kennedy, Jenna; Kennedy, Jessica; Metz, Zackery – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the abuse of alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drugs in United States costs over 740 billion yearly (, accessed March 2018). However, statistics like this rarely include the toll that alcohol tobacco, and illegal drugs takes on family members,…
Descriptors: Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, Drug Abuse, Addictive Behavior
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Lozano, Ricardo; Antrim, Joanne – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
Through this study, students in their corresponding countries were led in identical activities allowing them to express themselves freely. The study observed differences in creativity among diverse students. The findings of this research challenge fundamental assumptions concerning levels of creativity displayed by particular cultures. [For the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Creativity, Preservice Teachers
Harris, Danielle; Lowrie, Tom – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2018
Mathematics in Australia specifies spatial reasoning as a general capability within the curriculum. However, psychological research to date limits spatial assessment to psychometric tests leaving little room for a well-defined spatial curriculum. Although there are clear relationships between mathematics and spatial thinking, the independence in…
Descriptors: Correlation, Mathematics Instruction, STEM Education, Spatial Ability
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Jin, Meilan; Moran, Mary Jane – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2018
Cognitive development and sociocultural theories support the role of play and peer cooperative problem solving (CPS) in children's learning and development; nevertheless, we still lack cross-cultural studies that investigate children's CPS during play in natural classroom contexts in early childhood. A nine-month field work including ethnographic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Preschool Children
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Cummins, Phyllis A.; Yamashita, Takashi; Harrington, Katherine – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
Participation in adult education and training (AET) programs is increasingly important for people of all ages and is necessary to remain competitive in a world experiencing rapid technological advances. Lifelong learning activities are especially important for middle-aged and older adults who intend to work at older ages to ensure they have the…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Participation, Adults, Lifelong Learning
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Harrington, Katherine; Cummins, Phyllis A.; Yamashita, Takashi – Commission for International Adult Education, 2018
For several decades, lifelong learning has been discussed both in terms of its ability to provide both individual and national economic benefits. However, while the importance of lifelong learning, particularly in lieu of occupational changes, has been emphasized, the creation or adaptation of funding methods for lifelong learning specifically in…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Older Adults, Educational Finance, Comparative Education
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Herman, Harold D. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2017
This paper explains the concepts of Affirmative Action (AA) and Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) and the policies developed in post-Apartheid South Africa. It compares it to similar policies adopted in different contexts in Malaysia, India and the U.S.A. It explains and critiques the South African policies on AA and BEE, its history since 1994 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Affirmative Action, Blacks, Empowerment
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Finch, W. Holmes; Marchant, Gregory J. – Online Submission, 2017
A recursive partitioning model approach in the form of classification and regression trees (CART) was used with 2012 PISA data for five countries (Canada, Finland, Germany, Singapore-China, and the Unites States). The objective of the study was to determine demographic and educational variables that differentiated between low SES student that were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
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