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Cairns, David – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
This article explores different methodological approaches to the study of social inclusion in the European Commission's Erasmus undergraduate exchange programme, elaborating upon the approach taken in a study of Erasmus conducted in Portugal. The opening section of the discussion acknowledges the prior tradition of quantitative research on student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Exchange Programs, Inclusion
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Lee, Sunghoe – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
This biographical case study explores how two South Korean middle-aged married women have managed their career and their family commitments over the period of 9 years after their mature higher education. In doing this, this study focuses on the role of agency with reference to the structure of gender throughout these women's experiences.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, Adults, Spouses
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Gardner, Ryan S. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
This article presents the process and results of an action research project conducted during collaboration between one professor and seven students as they worked on designing a course to help students at a religiously owned and sponsored university become "religiously literate" persons, as described by the American Academy of Religion.…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Transformative Learning, Religious Education, World Views
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Baker, Zoe – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
The purpose of this paper is to critically evaluate Archer's reflexive modalities in relation to Further Education (FE) students' higher education (HE) decision-making and choices. To do this, it draws on data from a qualitative, longitudinal narrative inquiry that explored how socioeconomically under-represented FE students made their HE…
Descriptors: Adult Students, College Choice, Disproportionate Representation, Individual Power
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Bhopal, Kalwant; Chapman, Thandeka K. – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2019
Using critical race theory, this article examines the racial positioning of British international minority ethnic (IME) academics in predominantly White institutions (PWIs). Empirical data, in the form of 28 in-depth interviews with IME academics, is used to analyze the complex raced and gendered positionalities of IME academics in institutions of…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, Critical Theory, Race
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Abdel Latif, Muhammad M. M. – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
Research comparing the use of retrospective interviews (RIs) and think-aloud protocols (TAPs) as two data sources of writers' composing processes is almost nonexistent. Trying to address this research gap, the present study examined the data obtained from the task-specific RIs and TAPs about the composing processes of 30 second language (L2)…
Descriptors: Protocol Analysis, Interviews, Writing Processes, Persuasive Discourse
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Schreffler, Jillian; Vasquez, Eleazar, III; Chini, Jacquelyn; James, Westley – International Journal of STEM Education, 2019
Universal Design for Learning is not widely used in postsecondary STEM education. The purpose of this literature review is to synthesize the empirical literature using Universal Design for Learning in postsecondary STEM education for all learners. The criteria for this review are (a) empirical literature in (b) peer reviewed journals (c) published…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Postsecondary Education, STEM Education, Disabilities
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Nortvedt, Guri A.; Siqveland, Arvid – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
Are students transitioning from the secondary level to university studies in mathematics and engineering adequately prepared for education at the tertiary level? In this study, we discuss the prior mathematical knowledge and skills demonstrated by Norwegian engineering ("N" = 1537) and calculus ("N" = 626) university students…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Calculus, Engineering Education, Foreign Countries
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Wijekumar, Kausalai; Beerwinkle, Andrea L.; Harris, Karen R.; Graham, Steve – Annals of Dyslexia, 2019
The purpose of this research was to study the etiology of teacher knowledge about and factors that influence implementation of evidence-based reading and writing interventions at the upper elementary grade levels. Five data sources are used in this study: first, we used teacher surveys about their pre-service preparation on reading comprehension…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Grade 4, Grade 5, Teacher Characteristics
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Pearce, Alexa L. – College & Research Libraries, 2019
Libraries have adopted web scale discovery services with the goal of providing their users with a streamlined research experience. However, the single search box that characterizes web scale discovery is one option among many that libraries continue to provide, including subject databases and other legacy tools. Libraries lack evidence regarding…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Bibliographic Databases, Information Retrieval, Library Services
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Olasina, Gbolahan – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
It is significant to highlight that educational technologies cannot improve academic performance if they are not widely accepted and used. Unfortunately, the decision not to accept e-learning continues to be a fundamental issue. The current research provided an alternative lens to view a decision to accept and use technology in a developing…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Decision Making, Adoption (Ideas), Undergraduate Students
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Al Yafaei, Yasir; Attamimi, Rais – English Language Teaching, 2019
The study explores the integration and implementation of the Moodle platform at the English Language Center of the Salalah College of Technology. To achieve this purpose, a qualitative, interpretive approach with a case study research design was used to collect the data and to deepen our understanding of the phenomena and how it was constructed in…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Christensen, Jacqueline; Harrison, Jennifer L.; Hollindale, Janice; Wood, Kayleen – Accounting Education, 2019
Accounting education has been criticised for ill-equipping graduates for professional employment, with calls for accounting students to acquire a broader range of skills. Working in teams is an important employability skill, yet students generally have negative perceptions of group work. This paper describes a different approach to group work,…
Descriptors: Accounting, Employment Potential, Skill Development, Control Groups
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Woolcott, Geoff; Chamberlain, Dan; Whannell, Robert; Galligan, Linda – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2019
Higher education faces challenges in retaining students who require a command of numeracy in their chosen field of study. This study applies an innovative combination of relative risk and social network analysis to enrolment data of a single cohort of commencing students from an Australian regional university. Relative risk, often used in…
Descriptors: Network Analysis, Undergraduate Students, Academic Persistence, Mathematics Education
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Okada, Alexandra; Kowalski, Raquel Pasternak Glitz; Kirner, Claudio; Torres, Patrícia Lupion – Interactive Learning Environments, 2019
Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) is a contemporary approach to promote science with and for society for aligning scientific innovations with societal needs. Literature about education for RRI is limited because it is not a widespread practice at the moment. To explore this gap, this study examines teachers' views about a novel inquiry…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Games, Computer Simulation
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