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Shah, Rajendra Kumar – Shanlax International Journal of Education, 2020
In the history of Nepalese education, 1853 AD marked the entry of the English system of education by the establishment of Durbar Elementary School by Jung Bahadur Rana after his return from his visit to Great Britain. The English type followed the British model of India, which was at one time accredited based on the Oxford and Cambridge…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Quality, Buddhism, Religious Cultural Groups
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Plutino, Alessia, Ed.; Borthwick, Kate, Ed.; Corradini, Erika, Ed. –, 2019
This edited collection presents a selection of contributions made to the 12th eLearning symposium, held at the University of Southampton, in January 2019. It focuses on how innovative and creative language teaching approaches can respond to modern, ever-transforming educational landscapes. The contributors are educators from higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Students, Virtual Classrooms, Electronic Learning
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Shin, Naomi L.; Hudgens Henderson, Mary – Foreign Language Annals, 2017
Advanced grammar courses often present standardized grammar rules to students without considering sociolinguistic variation. As a result, many native/heritage students feel that they speak "incorrectly," and many second language learners do not get an accurate picture of the target language's real-world grammar. This article describes…
Descriptors: Sociolinguistics, Teaching Methods, Spanish, Second Language Learning
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Kelley, Scott P. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2014
The 2013 factory collapse at Rana Plaza in Bangladesh is a painful reminder that labor issues in the apparel industry are abundant and troubling. Catholic colleges and universities (CCUs) are confronted with the reality that many apparel manufacturers can operate in stark contrast to the vision of economic justice found in Catholic social thought…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Social Justice, Activism, Clothing
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Seimetz, E.; Kumar, S.; Mosler, H.-J. – Health Education Research, 2016
This article assesses the effectiveness of The Great WASH Yatra handwashing awareness raising campaign in India on changing visitors' intention to wash hands with soap after using the toilet and the underlying behavioural determinants. Interviews based on the RANAS (Risk, Attitudes, Norms, Abilities, Self-regulation) model of behaviour change were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hygiene, Consciousness Raising, Health Promotion
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George, Christine Marie; Inauen, Jennifer; Perin, Jamie; Tighe, Jennifer; Hasan, Khaled; Zheng, Yan – Health Education & Behavior, 2017
More than 100 million people globally are estimated to be exposed to arsenic in drinking water that exceeds the World Health Organization guideline of 10 µg/L. In an effort to develop and test a low-cost sustainable approach for water arsenic testing in Bangladesh, we conducted a randomized controlled trial which found arsenic educational…
Descriptors: Water Pollution, Randomized Controlled Trials, Health Education, Intervention
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Dhooge, Lucien J. – Journal of Legal Studies Education, 2016
This case study addresses the issue of factory safety in the garment industry through an examination of two recent catastrophic failures in Bangladesh. The case study was designed for students in Business Ethics in the MBA curriculum at the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. The case study has also been adapted…
Descriptors: Safety, Manufacturing, Occupational Safety and Health, Foreign Countries
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Bernhart, David M; And Others – Bioscience, 1991
Reports on experimental comparisons between the leopard frog, currently captured for laboratory use, and the African clawed frog, raised specifically for research. Except for the increased longevity of isolated nerve axons in the clawed frog, no other significant differences were established. Recommends laboratory use of clawed frogs as…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Biology, Conservation (Environment), Dissection
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Cocklin, Barry – Education in Rural Australia, 1997
Case study of a small elementary school in rural New South Wales (Australia) found that the community's history, the size of the school, and the relationship between school staff, students, and stakeholders contributed to development of a learning community. Suggests that becoming a learning community involves an ongoing, developmental, and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community Involvement, Educational Environment, Elementary Education
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Roark, Oakley F. – American Biology Teacher, 1979
A high school biology experiment is presented. The success of this experiment may be due to the inability to prove or disprove the hypothesis upon which it is based. (BB)
Descriptors: Biology, Instruction, Laboratory Procedures, Physiology
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Carliner, Saul, Ed.; Ostashewski, Nathaniel, Ed. – Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, 2015
The Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE) is an international, non-profit educational organization. The Association's purpose is to advance the knowledge, theory, and quality of teaching and learning at all levels with information technology. "EdMedia 2015: World Conference on Educational Media &…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Action Research, Instructional Design
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Nunes, Miguel Baptista, Ed.; McPherson, Maggie, Ed.; Kommers, Piet, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2017
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conference e-Learning 2017, which was organised by the International Association for Development of the Information Society, 20-22 July, 2017. This conference is part of the Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information Systems 2017, 20-23 July, which had a total of 652 submissions.…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Teaching Methods, Information Literacy
Earl, F. A. – 1977
This case study describes the design of a video tape presentation for use in a college physiology laboratory. A goal of this color film is to demonstrate to the students those techniques involved in anaesthetising and preparing a frog for a laboratory experiment on the reaction of the heart to electrical and chemical stimuli. The film first shows…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Biology, Case Studies, Educational Research
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Dangwal, Ritu; Kapur, Preeti – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2008
Earlier research by Mitra and colleagues on the use of computers by young children revealed that children are able to learn basic computing skills irrespective of their social, cultural, intellectual and religious backgrounds (Mitra & Rana, 2001). The present paper is an attempt to identify the varied aspects of a learning environment that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Literacy, Children, Early Adolescents
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Mitra, Sugata – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2003
It has been observed that children are able to learn to use computers and the Internet on their own, irrespective of their social, cultural or economic backgrounds (Mitra and Rana, 2001). This article describes subsequent experiments, conducted in five regions in India, results obtained, and possible conclusions. (AEF)
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Children, Computer Literacy, Computer Use
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