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van der Ham, Vanessa, Ed.; Sevillano, Lilia, Ed.; George, Lily, Ed. – Online Submission, 2010
The 15 articles in this volume comprise the refereed proceedings of the 2009 ATLAANZ (Association of Tertiary Learning Advisors Aotearoa/New Zealand) conference. The first three chapters focus on collaborative work. In Chapter 1, Ann Pocock shares her experiences of working with other university support services. In Chapter 2, Berni Cooper and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conferences (Gatherings), Postsecondary Education, Academic Support Services
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Qureshi, Zeshan; Maxwell, Simon – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2012
Though a diverse array of teaching methods is now available, bedside teaching is arguably the most favoured. Students like it because it is patient-centred, and it includes a high proportion of relevant skills. It is on the decline, coinciding with declining clinical skills of junior doctors. Several factors might account for this: busier…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Undergraduate Study, Hospitals, Physician Patient Relationship
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Opoku, Maxwell Peprah; Nketsia, William; Agyei-Okyere, Elvis; Oginni, Oyewole Simon; Torgbenu, Eric Lawer – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2022
The call to practise inclusive education in African countries has coincided with efforts to promote deeper cooperation in the education sector. Ghana and Nigeria have adopted a common curriculum to facilitate the development of people in the West African sub-region. In both countries, while much is known about the challenges faced by teachers and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Parent Attitudes, Knowledge Level
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Torgbenu, Eric Lawer; Oginni, Oyewole Simon; Opoku, Maxwell Peprah; Nketsia, William; Agyei-Okyere, Elvis – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2021
Inclusive education has become a 'buzzword' in the contemporary discourse on equal access to education. It has been argued that different stakeholders play a crucial role in an effort to implement inclusive education. Although teachers are key 'architects' who are expected to support the learning of all students in the classroom, the decisions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Parent Attitudes
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Warwick, Ian; Maxwell, Claire; Statham, June; Aggleton, Peter; Simon, Antonia – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2008
Over the last 25 years there has been an increase in reported behavioural and emotional problems among young people. Moreover, students in higher education (HE) are reported to have increased symptoms of mental ill health compared with age-matched controls. Some students in further education (FE) are likely to experience similar difficulties,…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Mental Health, Young Adults, Foreign Countries
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France, Emma F.; Cunningham, Maggie; Ring, Nicola; Uny, Isabelle; Duncan, Edward A. S.; Jepson, Ruth G.; Maxwell, Margaret; Roberts, Rachel J.; Turley, Ruth L.; Booth, Andrew; Britten, Nicky; Flemming, Kate; Gallagher, Ian; Garside, Ruth; Hannes, Karin; Lewin, Simon; Noblit, George W.; Pope, Catherine; Thomas, James; Vanstone, Meredith; Higginbottom, Gina M. A.; Noyes, Jane – Review of Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to provide guidance to improve the completeness and clarity of meta-ethnography reporting. Evidence-based policy and practice require robust evidence syntheses which can further understanding of people's experiences and associated social processes. Meta-ethnography is a rigorous seven-phase qualitative evidence synthesis…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Guidance, Evidence Based Practice, Program Improvement
United States Bureau of Education, Department of the Interior, 1913
This document contains a list of current educational publications received by the Bureau of Education. Some especially significant books listed during the past month are the following: Drever, Greek education; Parker, Textbook in the history of modern elementary education; Watson, Vives and the renascence education of women; Andrews, Introduction…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Vocational Schools, Scholarships, Modern History
Fetterman, David M., Ed.; Pitman, Mary Anne, Ed. – 1986
Ten essays on the use of ethnography in educational assessment are presented. Overview essays include: (1) "Beyond the Status Quo in Ethnographic Educational Evaluation" (David M. Fetterman) and (2) "The Ethnographic Evaluator" (David M. Fetterman). Theoretical papers include: (3) "Theory in Education Evaluation: Or,…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Black Students, Case Studies, Early Childhood Education
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Kirshner, David, Ed. – 1994
This PME-NA proceedings volume contains the full text of 41 research papers. In addition, brief usually one-page reports, are provided for 11 oral presentations and 13 poster sessions. The full research reports are as follows: "Cognitive Analysis of Chinese Students' Mathematical Problem Solving" (J. Cai and E. A. Silver); (2)…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Conference Papers, Elementary Secondary Education, Knowledge Base for Teaching