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Wilhelmson, Lena; Åberg, Marie Moström; Backström, Tomas; Olsson, Bengt Köping – Journal of Transformative Education, 2015
The aim of this article is to discuss the potential of an educative research intervention to influence the quality of the learning outcome in the workplace as interpreted from the perspectives of adult learning theory. The research project was designed as a quasi-experimental, mixed-methods study. In this article, quantitative survey data were…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Workplace Learning, Intervention, Adult Learning
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McGinn, Michelle K.; Niemczyk, Ewelina K.; Saudelli, Mary Gene – Alberta Journal of Educational Research, 2013
Scant research evidence is available about the day-to-day workings of research assistantships or the educational possibilities they provide for research assistants and their academic supervisors. This case study documents the equitable, educative, and ethical nature of one research assistantship at a Canadian university. Data sources include audio…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Assistants, Graduate Study, Case Studies
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Veck, Wayne; Hall, Michael – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2020
Who is to be included in educational research? How might the researched be included within educational research practices? Why does it matter that educational research practices should be inclusive and not exclusionary? This article draws on Martin Buber's philosophy of dialogue to critique reductive and specialist answers to these questions and,…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Responsibility, Research Problems
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Jay, Lightning – Cognition and Instruction, 2021
After three decades of scholarship describing why and how students ought to be taught to think historically, this study asks what happens when they are. Ten high school students from a school that incorporated historical thinking into all history coursework repeated the think-aloud task from Wineburg's 1991 study of the cognitive processes…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills, Protocol Analysis
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O'Grady, Emmanuel – Journal of Prison Education and Reentry, 2017
Respect is a fundamental aspect of how human beings relate to each other and, arguably, is a significant factor in the relationship between student and teacher. For incarcerated adults, the relationships they foster with their teachers (and by extension the respect or disrespect cultivated within it) often have a considerable impact on their…
Descriptors: Correctional Institutions, Foreign Countries, Institutionalized Persons, Teacher Student Relationship
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Jacobs, Mary-Ellen – Teaching Education, 1993
Reviews a book, "Teachers' Voices for School Change" by Andrew Gitlin, on educative research and teacher voice, examining the educative research process which grounds reflection in the life histories of teacher researchers, presenting four case studies on educative research, and reflecting on the educative research process itself.…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Research, Research and Development, Teacher Attitudes
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Arias, Anna Maria; Davis, Elizabeth A.; Marino, John-Carlos; Kademian, Sylvie M.; Palincsar, Annemarie Sullivan – International Journal of Science Education, 2016
New reform documents underscore the importance of integrating science practices into the learning of science. This integration requires sophisticated teaching that does not often happen. Educative curriculum materials--materials explicitly designed to support teacher and student learning--have been posited as a way to support teachers to achieve…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Science Teachers, Learner Engagement, Elementary School Science
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Leshota, Moneoang – African Journal of Research in Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, 2020
This paper examines how seven teachers working in contexts of limited resources used the prescribed textbook for teaching, and the kinds of teacher-textbook relationships forged in the interactions. The study employs a sociocultural perspective to explore the processes by which teachers mobilise the affordances of the textbook to the teacher's…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Mathematics Instruction, Intervention, Teaching Methods
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Yang, Kai-Lin; Hsu, Hui-Yu; Lin, Fou-Lai; Chen, Jian-Cheng; Cheng, Ying-Hao – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 2015
This paper aims to explore the educative power of an experienced mathematics teacher educator-researcher (MTE-R) who displayed his insights and strategies in teacher professional development (TPD) programs. To this end, we propose a framework by first conceptualizing educative power based on three constructs--communication, reasoning, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Researchers, Faculty Development, Interpersonal Communication
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King Miller, Beverly A. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2020
This is an autoethnographic reflection of the process of navigating two cultural spaces characterizing the work of implementing a science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) camp for English language learners in the country of Panama. There are three themes that are addressed: (1) the importance of gatekeepers, (2) the importance of…
Descriptors: Ethnography, STEM Education, Program Implementation, Researchers
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Hardy, Ian; Hamid, M. Obaidul; Reyes, Vicente – Global Studies of Childhood, 2018
This article examines evidence of teachers' work and learning in one school setting in the northern regions of Queensland, Australia, revealing how globalized performative practices that circulate around the collection and use of data in schooling settings are both confirmed and contested. Drawing upon the literature on the nature of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Information Management, Accountability
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Wondim, Mebrat G.; Asrat Getahun, Dawit; Golga, Dawit Negassa – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2021
This study explored the extent of parental involvement (PI) in the education of children with disabilities (CwDs), focusing on the influence of parents' socio-economic status (SES) on their involvement, and guided by Epstein's PI framework. Data were collected using a questionnaire designed to measure six dimensions of PI from 143 parents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Students with Disabilities, Parent Participation, Socioeconomic Status
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Callahan, Cory – Social Studies, 2015
As pictorial-based social media (e.g., Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, Tumblr) continue to encourage and sustain contemporary culture, the future success of America's democratic experiment may increasingly depend on its citizens' ability to critique visual information and take informed action. Promoting critical, historical analysis of…
Descriptors: Photography, Mass Media, Media Literacy, Social Studies
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Barnett, Ellen; Friedrichsen, Patricia J. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2015
Research suggests discipline-specific, educative mentoring can help preservice teachers develop more sophisticated pedagogical content knowledge (PCK). However, there are few studies examining the nature of mentors' practice and "how" mentors influence preservice teacher's (PST) PCK. The purpose of this case study was to describe the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Genetics, Science Education, Preservice Teachers
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Gitlin, Andrew David – Harvard Educational Review, 1990
Most traditional research methods establish an alienating relationship with those studied and disregard their personal knowledge. An educative research process is a dialogical approach that attempts to develop voice as a form of political protest and to give those studies the authority to pose questions and produce knowledge. (SK)
Descriptors: Dialogs (Language), Educational Research, Elementary School Teachers, Inquiry
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