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LeBlanc, Robert Jean – Ethnography and Education, 2019
The ethnographer's embodied action during research is a complex of habit, belief, social and institutional positioning, and intention. This article examines what urban anthropologist Wacqaunt calls 'carnal sociology' and considers its implications for ethnographers of religious educational spaces. Contemporary ethnographers of education have…
Descriptors: Researchers, Religious Education, Ethnography, Participant Observation
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Wischmann, Anke; Riepe, Valérie – Ethnography and Education, 2019
This paper aims to research practices of resistance as an important part of agency in primary school classrooms. By combining a post-structural theoretical frame with a critical ethnographic research approach, it understands children's resistance as an ordinary practice, as a necessary response to structures and practices of the classroom setting.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnography, Case Studies, German
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Douglas, Alaster Scott – Ethnography and Education, 2019
This article makes the claim that developing ethnographic work through follow-up interviews can add to our understanding of researched phenomena and explores how using concepts from Bourdieu and theories on the social construction of time strengthen the research design and add a stronger longitudinal diachronic element to data analysis. Extending…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Social Theories, Social Capital, Longitudinal Studies
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Lukács J., Ágnes; Dávid, Beáta – Research in Higher Education, 2019
Roma university students' personal networks become unstable in the process of college transition. We describe the personal networks of these students using the model set up by Brandes et al. (in: Proceedings of the IEEE pacific visualization symposium (Pacific Vis'08), IEEE Computer Society Press, 2008) and analyse the identified groups utilizing…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Social Capital, Social Networks, Network Analysis
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Myers, Carrie B.; Myers, Scott M.; Peters, Martha – Research in Higher Education, 2019
There is concern that civic engagement in the U.S. has declined recently especially among the younger generations. It is known that one of the strongest predictors of civic engagement is education level, where those with at least a college degree typically have the highest levels of civic engagement. There is also emerging evidence that college…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Correlation, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study
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Caparrós-Ruiz, Antonio – Research in Higher Education, 2019
Education and research are considered as the cornerstones of the economic growth and the job creation for the Lisbon Strategy proposed by the European Union. Therefore, understanding the transmission channels of the educational investments to the society is important to inform policymakers and students about the benefits and opportunities…
Descriptors: Time to Degree, Doctoral Degrees, Doctoral Programs, Human Capital
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Linden, Ane Isabel; Bitencourt, Claudia; Muller Neto, Hugo Fridolino – Learning Organization, 2019
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss the contribution of knowing in practice (KP) to the development of dynamic capabilities (DC) in the context of health-care organizations. Design/methodology/approach: The authors develop a case study in a Brazilian hospital in three stages using the data collection techniques of interviews, focus groups,…
Descriptors: Health Services, Case Studies, Hospitals, Employee Attitudes
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Murphy, Michael P. A.; Rose, Daniel – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
The "Curator's Curiosities" program was launched at Fort Henry National Historic Site in the summer of 2017 as an object-based interpretive program. In addition to learning the history of an artifact from the collection, participants were taught how to properly handle and catalogue the artifact, under the supervision of trained museum…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Descriptions, Historic Sites, Museums
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Akerman, Suzanne – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
As the role of zoos shifts from entertainment to environmental stewardship, many facilities are embracing new methods of achieving their goals. Recent studies indicate that people who feel empathy toward animals are more likely to engage in conservation actions, leading some zoos, aquariums, and nature centers to incorporate empathy-building…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Empathy, Animals, Teaching Methods
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Yeung, Ryan; Gigliotti, Philip; Nguyen-Hoang, Phuong – Research in Higher Education, 2019
Widespread attention to college tuition and student loan debt has resulted in increasing scrutiny of high levels of compensation for college and university administrators. Prior research has sought to identify a "pay for performance" relationship in executive compensation, but discovered no clear link between presidential salaries and…
Descriptors: Compensation (Remuneration), College Presidents, Salaries, Achievement Rating
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Dytham, Siobhan – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
A notable trend in UK universities has been the introduction of new collaborative learning spaces for postgraduate students, which provide space for students to interact with each other, study together, and collaborate. However, it is unclear what definition of 'collaboration' is driving the creation of these spaces and the types of activities…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Educational Trends, Cooperative Learning, Doctoral Programs
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Macfarlane, Bruce; Burg, Damon – Studies in Higher Education, 2019
The core themes of research into higher education studies (HES) have previously been identified through quantitative approaches focused on publication patterns, but there is a lack of fine-grained, qualitative analysis about the development of the field. This paper provides an intergenerational analysis of the emergence of HES in the UK since the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Accountability, Foreign Countries, Epistemology
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Mesiti, Leigh Ann; Parkes, Alana; Paneto, Sunewan C.; Cahill, Clara – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
"Building Computational Thinkers," a three-year research study, explored how educators and designers can most effectively support the development of computational thinking capacity, and how these learning experiences could be customized to meet the needs of different learners. This research study focused on three specific exhibit design…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Thinking Skills, Middle School Students, High School Students
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Pegno, Marianna – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
When working with immigrant and refugee audiences, art museums can be unique sites of engagement, healing, and language acquisition through art-making experiences and in-gallery activities. Furthermore, museums can close the gap between service provider and cultural institution by building sustaining relationships rooted in long-term collaboration…
Descriptors: Audiences, Immigrants, Refugees, Partnerships in Education
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Vidal, Helena; Hockstein, Lisa; Ahern, Joy; Stein, Karen – Journal of Museum Education, 2019
Museum educators and instructors of English as a Second Language (ESOL) at a community college in New York reflect on their experiences facilitating a program designed to enrich the language, cultural, and visual literacy skills of adult immigrant students. The CALTA21 program brought together three stakeholders, immigrant ESOL students, language…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Museums, Communities of Practice, English (Second Language)
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