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Bohecker, Lynn; Vereen, Linwood G.; Wells, Pamela C.; Wathen, Cristen C. – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2016
This study explored the lived experiences of 20 counselors-in-training (CITs) in a mindfulness experiential small group. Using grounded theory, the authors described a 5-dimensional model for navigating ambiguity. Findings suggest mindfulness training provides CITs self-reflection skills and a greater ability to manage cognitive complexity.
Descriptors: Counselor Training, Perception, Metacognition, Grounded Theory
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Parker, Lindy K.; Chang, Catherine Y.; Corthell, Kimere K.; Walsh, Maggie E.; Brack, Greg; Grubbs, Natalie K. – Counselor Education and Supervision, 2014
All counselors, including students, are responsible for intervening when a colleague shows signs of impairment. This grounded theory study investigated experiences of 12 counseling students who reported problematic peers. An emergent theory of the peer reporting process is presented, along with implications for counselor educators and suggestions…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Intervention, Counselors, Counselor Educators
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Yao, Christina W.; George Mwangi, Chrystal A.; Malaney Brown, Victoria K. – Race, Ethnicity and Education, 2019
International student mobility to the United States (US) has increased over the past two decades. Despite the increase in numbers, international students may experience racism, nativism, and other forms of discrimination within the US context. Much of the existing literature focus on how international students can assimilate and cope with these…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Foreign Students, College Students
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Hammerness, Karen; Kennedy, Bill – New Educator, 2019
Drawing on our experiences as teacher educators in two programs designed specifically to prepare teachers for particular contexts, this article illustrates how we design our courses to help new teachers link foundational understandings to specific teaching practices in particular school and classroom contexts. We describe our integrated approach,…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Instructional Design, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Education
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Lee, Dong-min – Journal of Geography, 2018
This study illuminates primary teachers' awareness of geography education. Data were collected through interviews with twenty-one teachers and analyzed using Straussian-grounded theory. A total of 210 concepts were categorized into twenty-two categories. The participants were categorized into three types. Many participating teachers (type 1 and 2)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Geography Instruction, Elementary School Teachers
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Lee, Dong-min – Journal of Geography, 2018
This study illuminates the effects of graduate education on primary teachers' awareness of geography. Data were collected through interviews with twenty-one teachers who held M.A. or Ph.D. degrees in geography and analyzed using Straussian-grounded theory. The participants were categorized into four types. Many teachers (type A) showed meaningful…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Geography Instruction, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Graduate Students
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Martinson, Marty; Elia, John P. – Health Education, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to critically examine school health education in the USA and present alternative approaches for more critical and comprehensive health education. Design/methodology/approach: An ecological model framework is used to identify the limitations and opportunities for improvement in school health education in the…
Descriptors: Health Education, Comprehensive School Health Education, Educational Opportunities, Educational Improvement
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Malik, Melinda – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2016
Librarians at colleges and universities invested in graduate education must understand and incorporate adult learning theories in their reference and instruction interactions with graduate students to more effectively support the students' learning. After participating in a professional development program about adult learning theory, librarians…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Adult Learning, Learning Theories, Program Evaluation
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Cilesiz, Sebnem; Drotos, Stephanie M. – Urban Education, 2016
This qualitative study investigates high-poverty urban high school students' views of and plans regarding higher education, using Bourdieu's theory of reproduction in education as theoretical framework. Interview data from 76 students from six high-poverty urban schools in a metropolitan area in the Midwestern United States were analyzed using…
Descriptors: Poverty, Urban Schools, High Schools, Qualitative Research
Hoffman, Martin A., Sr. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Professional development is a vital activity in postsecondary educational institutions that is specifically intended to improve the participants' skill set as educators. Personalized education, differentiated instruction, and adaptive learning are widely discussed as being powerful tools to reach students, but are largely outward facing and not…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, College Faculty, Grounded Theory, Teaching Methods
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Sharma, Sashi – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2016
There exists considerable and rich literature on students' misconceptions about probability; less attention has been paid to the development of students' probabilistic thinking in the classroom. Grounded in an analysis of the literature, this article offers a lesson sequence for developing students' probabilistic understanding. In particular, a…
Descriptors: Probability, Cultural Influences, Thinking Skills, Sequential Approach
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McAlinden, Maggie – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
English language teaching is intercultural in nature, and like all human activity, involves emotion and emotional understanding. Empathy is a means through which people can understand and express concern and care for one another. This article focuses on findings from a qualitative study that explored intercultural empathy in a culturally and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
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Poonoosamy, Mico – Journal of Research in International Education, 2018
This paper uses part of the data from a larger qualitative inquiry in two International Baccalaureate schools, one in Australia and one in an Indian Ocean Island Nation (a pseudonym), to identify the factors and forces that contribute to the sense of self and understanding of and engagement with the notion of international mindedness in two 'third…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Awareness, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Fang, Hualiang – Chinese Education & Society, 2018
The author employs grounded theory to investigate the teaching process of an interdisciplinary general education course at A University as a case. The author finds that under the condition of rather concrete relations between the subject of a major-based course and that of an elected general education course, if the major course is taught with a…
Descriptors: General Education, Grounded Theory, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students
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Glass, Chris R. – Innovative Higher Education, 2017
There is a widening gap between administrators' and faculty members' attitudes towards online education. This post-positivist grounded theory study explored features of the experiences that shaped sixteen faculty members' attitudes towards online education. Two features are identified: (a) they strived to express subject matter of personal…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Self Expression
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