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Maoláin, Aengus Ó.; Popescu, Cristi; Bergan, Gabriela; Sallinen, Jyri; Savola, Pauliina; de Bruijn, Simone; Dalen, Svea; Servant, Thibaut; Grønne, Viktor – European Students' Union, 2016
This handbook has been written by the European Student's Union's Ethnic Minorities Working Group (EMWG) based on the work it conducted from its establishment at ESU's Board Meeting 57 in 2009 until its expiration at the Board Meeting 64 in 2013. The work was undertaken by representatives from ESU's members SAMOK (Finland), NUSUK (UK), LSVb (the…
Descriptors: Student Unions, Minority Groups, Ethnic Groups, Guides
Taylor, Ken – Wisconsin Council on Children and Families, 2014
As the United States continues to become a more diverse nation, much work remains to be done to ensure that all children, regardless of their race or ethnicity, have the opportunity to thrive. A policy report recently published by the Annie E. Casey Foundation found that children of color face immense barriers to success in key categories of…
Descriptors: Racial Differences, African American Students, White Students, Equal Education
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Yang, Rui – Chinese Education and Society, 2014
The educational exchange relationship between developed and developing (not accidentally non-Western) countries has always been characterized by imbalances and asymmetries. Accordingly, the traditional forms of North-South relationships have been between donors and recipients. International educational exchange between developed and developing…
Descriptors: International Educational Exchange, Global Approach, Partnerships in Education, Foreign Policy
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Ginovart, Marta – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2014
The general aim is to promote the use of individual-based models (biological agent-based models) in teaching and learning contexts in life sciences and to make their progressive incorporation into academic curricula easier, complementing other existing modelling strategies more frequently used in the classroom. Modelling activities for the study…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study, Biological Sciences, Animals
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Kangro, Andris; James, David – European Journal of Education, 2008
Education in Latvia has changed a great deal in the last 15 years. The development of an independent and democratic state system has creatively combined elements of foreign experience and influence with the enrichment and further development of features of the earlier Latvian system. This article outlines the main steps in this process of change…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Development, Foreign Countries
Mogahed, Mogahed M. – Online Submission, 2012
This article deals with the issue of using punctuation marks correctly. The misuse of punctuation marks affects meaning; therefore, it affects translation. As a result, the writer should pay more attention to punctuation marks and not to use them randomly. Simultaneously, the reader has to take care of the punctuation marks when interpreting a…
Descriptors: Punctuation, Role, Selection, Translation
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Naji, Faysal; Salci, Lauren; Hoit, Graeme; Rangachari, P. K. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2012
Although active learning works, promoting it in large undergraduate science classes is difficult. Here, three students (F. Naji, L. Salci, and G. Hoit) join their teacher (P. K. Rangachari) in describing one such attempt. Two cohorts in a first-year undergraduate biology course explored the molecular underpinnings of human misbehavior. Students…
Descriptors: Intervals, Active Learning, Physiology, Biology
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Mota, Graca – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2012
This paper aims to introduce a critical reflection on the field of music education in higher education, using the Bologna Declaration and the European context as a backdrop. However, the author would like to clarify that she does not intend to develop a thorough comparative analysis of music education in European countries. In fact, this is being…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Music Education, Music, Treaties
Venezia, Andrea; Bracco, Kathy Reeves; Nodine, Thad – WestEd, 2010
There is substantial work being done--in California and nationwide--to develop college readiness standards; expand concurrent enrollment programs; communicate clearly about the key cognitive strategies necessary for postsecondary success (e.g., analytical thinking); improve student supports; and implement other approaches to improve students'…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Two Year College Students, College Readiness, Student Placement
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Efland, Arthur D. – Art Education, 2005
A new movement has appeared recommending, in part, that the field of art education should lessen its traditional ties to drawing, painting, and the study of masterpieces to become the study of visual culture. Visual cultural study refers to an all-encompassing category of cultural practice that includes the fine arts but also deals with the study…
Descriptors: Art Education, Popular Culture, Postmodernism, Fine Arts
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Amina, Nakimuli; Turyahebwa, Abanis – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
Universities are accountable This study looked into Institutional Efficiency in selected Universities in Central Uganda. The study was guided by the following objectives; Determine the level of institutional efficiency of the universities in terms of educational efficiency; research efficiency and community service efficiency. The study employed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Universities, Efficiency
Aldighrir, Wafa M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
A great deal of research has been done to understand leadership styles in different organizational settings. In this study, the researcher focused on the leadership practices of university presidents of land-grant universities (LGUs) in the United States. The study examined the leadership practices of presidents of land-grant universities as…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, College Presidents, Leadership Styles, Educational Practices
Turley, Kristina – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study examines the impact the California School Boards Association's (CSBA) Masters in Governance (MIG) training program has on effective school board governance practice. The purpose of this study was to determine whether a relationship exists between effective school boards and a commitment to seek and attend school board training. This…
Descriptors: Governance, School Districts, Superintendents, Interviews
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Scherer, Marge – Educational Leadership, 2013
The video "Wealth Inequality in America" sets forth a compelling animated chart depicting three ideas: (1) how Americans think wealth is distributed in the United States;(2) how they believe wealth ideally should be distributed; and (3) how the estimated $54 trillion of U.S. wealth is really divided. The hard-to-miss conclusion of the…
Descriptors: Poverty, Low Income Groups, Consciousness Raising, Achievement Gap
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Foster, Robin – Mathematics in School, 1998
Indicates that there has been a lot of work done and that a great deal needs to be done in the future to explore the world of children's early number. Discusses the counting, the use of algorithm, practical mathematics, the use of manipulatives, individual differences and pedagogical concerns, and classroom applications. Contains 18 references.…
Descriptors: Algorithms, Computation, Elementary Education, Manipulative Materials
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