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Silva Rabelo, Rafaela – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2021
In 1943, a report sent to the executive board of the New Education Fellowship (NEF) informed the board that, during a trip to South America in 1942, Carleton Washburne had formed sections in Colombia, Ecuador, Chile, Paraguay, and Brazil on the NEF's behalf. In some publications, Washburne mentions that it was a study trip commissioned by the US…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational History, Foreign Countries, International Relations
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Brinton, Donna M.; Chilmonik, Kimberly; Echelberger, Andrea; Koi, Bot; Monh, Sarina – CATESOL Journal, 2021
Communities of practice have taken a firm foothold in the second language teaching profession due to their promise of enabling participants to self determine their professional development needs and, through peer mentoring, achieve their goals. This article provides a rationale as to why the model is particularly well suited to teacher…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Mehra, Bharat; Lemieux, Paul A., III; Burwell, Christie; Hixson, Taylor; Partee, Robert P., II; Stophel, Keri; Wood, Nicole E. – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2018
This article focuses on two collaborative projects selected by the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy at the University of Tennessee to partner in the US Department of State's Diplomacy Lab program that engages college students and faculty to study foreign policy challenges. The projects allowed information science graduate students to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Policy, Foreign Policy, International Studies
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Wurst, Christopher M. – Childhood Education, 2020
Innovations in content delivery abound in the world today, providing very effective tools for engaging students in meaningful learning. Social studies teachers have long known that having students memorize names and dates is a fairly useless exercise. Good teachers present material so that students can understand its application in their lives.…
Descriptors: Speech, Handheld Devices, Audio Equipment, Social Studies
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Hayakawa, Sayuri; Bartolotti, James; Marian, Viorica – Applied Linguistics, 2021
According to the US Department of State, a native English speaker can learn Spanish in about 600 h, but would take four times as long to learn Japanese. While it may be intuitive that similarity between a foreign language and a native tongue can influence the ease of acquisition, what is less obvious are the specific cognitive and emotional…
Descriptors: Native Language, Native Speakers, Second Language Learning, Learning Strategies
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Mufidah, Nida – Dinamika Ilmu, 2019
Teacher's professional development is a long journey and it should be started from the college. The present paper discusses the development of pre-service teachers' teaching performance at English department of State Islamic University of Antasari Banjarmasin when they were participating in the teaching practice program. It elaborates what they…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods, English Departments, Foreign Countries
Suarez, Stephanie – New England Journal of Higher Education, 2019
New England faces a concerning dip in its higher education enrollment, due in significant part to declines in the region's birth and high school graduation rates that are both projected to continue through 2029. Despite these trends, New England's postsecondary institutions continue to attract a large number of international students to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, College Students, Enrollment, Economic Impact
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Nurhayati, Dwi Astuti Wahyu; Djatmika; Santosa, Riyadi; Wiratno, Tri – Dinamika Ilmu, 2017
This research examines the two factors which effect on the raising of Indonesian morphology-syntactical interference. It aimed at delineating the potential effect of these two factors on the arising of Indonesian morphology-syntactical interference of undergraduate students majoring in English department of State Islamic Institute of Tulungagung…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Morphology (Languages), Syntax, Interference (Language)
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Cother, Genevieve June; Cother, Robert Fletcher; Woodworth, William Stanley; Souster, Leslie John; Moriarty, Daniel; Miller, Luke; Chugg, Roxanne; Cother, Christine Sophia – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
Feedback from companies forming a community of practice in Tasmania, Australia, is that there is a need for a framework for self-directed action learning within each organisation as well as across the action learning community. Senior management report that there is a 'falling away' after a facilitated action learning intervention concludes and,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Organizational Culture, Learning Processes
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National Academies Press, 2020
The United States is formally represented around the world by approximately 14,000 Foreign Service officers and other personnel in the U.S. Department of State. Roughly one-third of them are required to be proficient in the local languages of the countries to which they are posted. To achieve this language proficiency for its staff, the State…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Government Employees, Public Agencies, Language Proficiency
Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, 2019
The Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families (DCYF), in collaboration with the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS), submits this report to detail the status of overpayments in the Child Care Subsidy Programs (CCSP). This annual report complies with Substitute Senate Bill (SSB) 5883, Section…
Descriptors: Child Care, Grants, Social Services, State Legislation
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Bayrakm, Hatice Uysal – International Education Studies, 2019
This research aims to reveal the perceptions of the preservice teachers on the play which are among the essential needs of the preschool children. In this descriptive study, a case study which is one of the qualitative research designs was used. 79 preservice teachers attending the third grade in the Classroom Teaching Department of state…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Play, Preschool Teachers
New York State Education Department, 2019
This publication is intended for use by school administrators and counselors. It provides general information on Regents Examinations as well as the specific requirements and procedures for requesting, administering, and rating these examinations. This manual is comprised of the following sections: (1) General Information; (2) Requesting and…
Descriptors: Administrator Guides, Achievement Tests, Exit Examinations, Performance Based Assessment
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Johnson, Karin A. C. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2018
International student migration to the United States markedly dropped after the September 11, 2001, attacks. Considering the interaction of immigration policy and student agency, this study examines how student visa issuances changed after 9/11 to determine whether there were significant changes to international student flows to the United States.…
Descriptors: Terrorism, Foreign Students, Public Policy, Trend Analysis
Bruno, Paul; Goldhaber, Dan – Phi Delta Kappan, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic heightened tensions around standardized testing policy and prompted the United States Department of Education to allow states to request waivers from federal standardized testing requirements. Paul Bruno and Dan Goldhaber describe the waivers that states requested and received, what they suggest about how state test results…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Standardized Tests, Educational Policy
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