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Legreid, Ann Marie – International Research and Review, 2016
This article will highlight the major potholes or chuckholes in the process of moving forward with campus internationalization. Each pothole will have a strategy or strategies associated with filling or avoiding the pothole. These potholes fall into the broad categories of leadership, resources and fundraising, consensus building, curriculum…
Descriptors: International Education, Fund Raising, Case Studies, Liberal Arts
Kinney, Jan – Arts & Activities, 2009
Building upon lessons learned is relevant to art and life. As an art teacher dealing with teens, the author tries to give her students an understanding of art as a window to the "big picture" as well as a practical, relevant skill. She developed this lesson plan, "Celtic Roads," with that objective in mind. The success rate is high, the product is…
Descriptors: Art Education, Heritage Education, Freehand Drawing, Art Activities
Kewin, James – Adults Learning, 2011
Why are progression rates for Advanced Apprentices so low? Previous research points to a range of supply-side and demand-side barriers. Fundamentally, many employers do not exhibit the sort of demand for higher-level skills that could be used to justify the level of investment required. And, in some cases, employers just don't realise their…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Family Life, Apprenticeships, Barriers
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Janssen, Steve M. J.; Anne, Michele – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2019
Studies examining the influence of alcohol intoxication have reported mixed findings on whether it impairs eyewitness memory. Although the studies in this Special Issue investigated different questions and tested different variables, the findings of these studies collectively provide insight into mechanisms and methodological issues that may…
Descriptors: Memory, Metacognition, Alcohol Abuse, Cognitive Processes
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Ellem, Kathy; Chenoweth, Lesley; Edwards, Ruth – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2019
Person-centred planning (PCP) has underpinned disability service provision in many Western countries for the past 30 years. For many people with an intellectual disability, family members are central to this process and are important allies in facilitating positive change. This article presents findings from an evaluation of a family resourcing…
Descriptors: Barriers, Planning, Foreign Countries, Family (Sociological Unit)
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Ramirez, A. Y. – Multicultural Education, 2019
While many quality administrators involve families, there are others who wish for parents to only be present for fund-raiser events. The issue could be that many teacher and administration courses fail to train future educators about how to treat parents as allies rather than enemies. Author A. Y. Ramirez takes an autobiographical narrative…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Administrator Role, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Teacher Student Relationship
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Cense, Marianne – Sex Education: Sexuality, Society and Learning, 2019
The complexity of young people's strategic negotiation of sexual agency constitutes a challenge for professionals working in the area of sexuality education. This paper explores how comprehensive sexuality education can support young people to develop sexual agency in all its forms: embodied, bonded, narrative and moral. A first step is to base…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Sexuality, Identification (Psychology), Social Influences
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Griggs, Gerald; Randall, Vicky – Education 3-13, 2019
The modern primary school is a complex institution containing a growing community of individuals and organisations with potentially competing agendas. Within this environment, subject leaders are typically looked upon for advice and guidance within a given subject area such as Physical Education. Yet for those endeavouring to provide Physical…
Descriptors: Elementary Schools, Physical Education, Teacher Leadership, Athletic Coaches
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Bullard, Lisa G.; Felder, Richard M. – Chemical Engineering Education, 2019
A new chemical engineering faculty member can get a significant career head start by team-teaching the material and energy balance course with a mentor--an excellent instructor who has taught that course many times. The experience gives the mentee modeling and guided practice in research-validated teaching practices, and substantially reduces the…
Descriptors: Chemical Engineering, Team Teaching, College Faculty, Beginning Teachers
Ahlman, Lindsay – Institute for College Access & Success, 2019
This TICAS (The Institute for College Access & Success) issue brief explores student financial vulnerability and highlights the need for policymakers to both prioritize need-based grant aid and recognize a broader array of financial circumstances and challenges impacting students in order to better address their financial needs and reduce…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Undergraduate Students, Financial Problems, Student Loan Programs
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Jagger, Susan; Trifonas, Peter Pericles – Canadian Journal of Education, 2019
Postcards share with others the highlights of holidays, memories of places and events, and brief stories of experiences abroad. They hold the quick jottings to a friend back home, made while in a moment of rest and reflection on a train, at the beach, in a café. They are intimate artifacts, yet they are also public. Their text is available for…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Letters (Correspondence), Higher Education, Science Education
Adults Learning, 2009
Last month, the Government published "The Learning Revolution," its long-awaited White Paper on informal adult learning. This article asks some of the key players and commentators whether they thought the paper lived up to its optimistic title. It presents the views of these commentators about the "Learning Revolution" White…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Publications, Government Publications, Informal Education
Schachter, Ron – District Administration, 2011
In a major address on educational policy last March, President Barack Obama underscored his priorities for the pending reauthorization of the federal No Child Left Behind Act. He promised that the government will spur a race to the top by encouraging better standards and assessments. But Obama's concerns over rigor and the promise of the Common…
Descriptors: Expertise, Federal Legislation, State Standards, At Risk Students
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Kelley, Todd R. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2016
Precious moments in life for an educator are taking time to reflect upon his or her teaching practices to evaluate effectiveness and overall impact. Often this reflection is a weekly if not a daily process for educators using a reflective practitioner model (SchÖn, 1983). For professors, many universities have opportunities for tenured faculty to…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Sabbatical Leaves, Reflective Teaching, Educational Innovation
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Buchholz, Lisa M. – Teaching Children Mathematics, 2016
Several detours prompted me to find time in an overcrowded school day to incorporate important, powerful, daily, whole-class application of fact strategies. A few years ago, I embarked on a journey with my second graders, a journey through the strategies for mental computation of addition and subtraction facts. The focus of that journey was to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 2, Computation
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