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Murphy, Jennifer, Ed.; Griffin, Carrie, Ed.; Higgs, Bettie, Ed. – National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NJ1), 2010
The third annual conference of the National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NAIRTL) was held at Trinity College Dublin on 11-12 November 2009, and was attended by over 300 delegates. The theme--"Research-Teaching Linkages: Practice and Policy"--was timely and generated some fascinating papers, workshops and…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Health Promotion, Evidence, Program Effectiveness
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Gallin, Alice, Ed. – 1980
A collection of nine brief statements by prominent Catholics and other religious policymakers on the moral implications of compulsory military and other national service is presented. Each of the respondents answers the following question: "In your judgment, what are the moral and ethical implications of a public policy, in time of peace, of…
Descriptors: Armed Forces, Catholic Educators, Catholics, Ethics
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Hartley, David – Journal of Education Policy, 2010
Economic crises such as those of 1929, 1973 and 2008 appear to associate with shifts in the rhetorics of management. These dates mark the end of expansionary phases within an economic cycle, and they portend what James O'Connor has called a "fiscal crisis of the state". It is argued, speculatively, that immediately before and after an…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Poverty, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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O'Connor, Tracey; Kinsella, James; McNamara, John; O'Hora, Denis; Meredith, David – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2021
Purpose: To systematically develop a farm safety intervention for farmer peer learning groups, to support safe working practice adoption. Design/Methodology/Approach: An iterative, multi-actor process was used, guided by the Intervention Mapping framework and the Socio-Ecological Model. The target peer learning groups were Irish dairy farmer…
Descriptors: Intervention, Peer Teaching, Safety Education, Foreign Countries
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Saxton, Juliana; Miller, Carole – Research in Drama Education, 2012
In this article, the authors aim to provide a multifaceted lens on to Dorothy Heathcote's enormous influence on the field of drama education. They choose to order the reminiscences historically, focusing on Heathcote's consistency of passion and purpose. The anecdotes, lesson descriptions, and reminiscences capture her voice, her energy, and her…
Descriptors: Drama, Theater Arts, Profiles, Women Faculty
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O'Connor, Robyn M.; DuBois, David L.; Bowes, Lucy – Campbell Systematic Reviews, 2018
Youth unemployment refers to young people between the ages of 15 and 24 years who are without work, but are currently available for and actively seeking work (Youth Employment Network, 2011). Despite a mild recovery between 2009 and 2014, where the number of unemployed youth dropped by 3.3 million, finding employment is still an uphill struggle…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Mentors, Literature Reviews, Adolescents
Hall, Gene E., Ed.; Quin, Linda F., Ed.; Gollnick, Donna M., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
This enlightening handbook offers current, international perspectives on the conditions in communities, contemporary practices in schooling, relevant research on teaching and learning, and implications for the future of education. It contains diverse conceptual frameworks for analyzing existing issues in education, including but not limited to…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices, Context Effect
Andrias, Eve, Ed.; Burr, Valentine, Ed. – Bank Street College of Education, 2012
What would schools and classrooms look like if they truly mirrored our democratic ideals? In this issue of the Occasional Papers, five authors explore current and historical questions related to the inclusion of children with disabilities in public schools. The history of educating children with disabilities--an ongoing civil rights issue--has…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Mainstreaming, Access to Education
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2015
"Research Messages 2014" is a collection of summaries of research published by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) in 2014 in the context of changing economic, industrial, social and education conditions, organised under the following broad categories: (1) Productivity: to sustain and build Australia's human…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Job Training, Postsecondary Education
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Luethge, Denise J.; Raska, David; Greer, Bertie M.; O'Connor, Christina – Journal of Education for Business, 2016
Today's business school academics are tasked with pedagogy that offers students an understanding of the globalization of markets and the cross-cultural communication skills needed in today's business environment. The authors describe how a virtual cross-cultural experience was integrated into an undergraduate business course and used as an…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students, Intercultural Communication, Communication Skills
Carlson, Jerry, Ed.; Levin, Joel R., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
The twin objectives of the series Psychological Perspectives on Contemporary Educational Issues are: (1) to identify issues in education that are relevant to professional educators and researchers; and (2) to address those issues from research and theory in educational psychology, psychology, and related disciplines. The present volume, consisting…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Reading Research, Reading Fluency, Early Reading
Styles, Morag, Ed.; Arizpe, Evelyn, Ed. – Trentham Books Ltd, 2009
"Acts of Reading" is an enchanting and scholarly review of the history of reading and texts for children, from the 18th century to the digital age and beyond. They are examined through the eyes of their various audiences: the children, writers, teachers and parents, so as to explore the act of reading itself, whether oral, silent or performative,…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Literary Genres, Teaching Methods, Reading Instruction
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Linker, Jenny Mae; Valley, Julia A.; O'Connor, Jamie A.; Daum, David Newman – Physical Educator, 2018
This study inductively analyzed posts made on an existing participant-initiated open Facebook group page called "Dude, Calm Down…It's Gym Class." Following data retrieval, the first 25 days' posts following the page's inception were examined. Open coding was used as a method of identifying the content and curricular activities discussed…
Descriptors: Social Media, Electronic Publishing, Coding, Statistical Analysis
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T.H.E. Journal, 2007
Through a variety of efforts large and small, across schools, districts, and even oceans, educators are making teaching and learning alive through the pioneering use of technology. Together, they are "T.H.E. Journal"'s class of 2007 Innovators. This article presents the class of 2007 Innovators along with their profiles. They are: (1) Edith…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Integration, Instructional Materials, Information Technology
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Souter, Nicholas J.; Hughes, Alice C.; Savini, Tommaso; Rao, Madhu; Goodale, Eben; Van Nice, Amy; Huang, Natalia; Liu, Jing-Xin; Hunt, Matt P.; O'Connor, David A.; Heung-Lam, Anny Li; Gnuen, Gneb; Sun, Yoeung; Silva, Inês – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2017
The "Building Capacity for Conservation in Southeast Asia" symposium was held at the 2015 Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation, Asia-Pacific Chapter meeting. The range of programs discussed fell into three categories: career development, project-specific activities and outreach, and delivering conservation information to…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Conservation Education, Conferences (Gatherings), Biology
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