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Misco, Thomas; Patterson, Nancy C. – Journal of Social Studies Research, 2009
This article revisits and explores the promises and challenges of reverse chronology history instruction within the social studies. In response to student disinterest in social studies, changes in our educational culture that often value content knowledge exclusively, and marginalization of instructional time stemming from testing burdens, reverse…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Social Studies, History Instruction, Futures (of Society)
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Stuij, Mirjam – Sport, Education and Society, 2015
According to Bourdieu, habitus is an important, and class-specific, foundation for behaviour. However, he hardly explained how the habitus is acquired. Based on Bernstein's elaboration on the various contexts in which group-specific behavioural principles are acquired, this article demonstrates how young children of two divergent social classes…
Descriptors: Individual Characteristics, Personality Traits, Case Studies, Socialization
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Callahan, Rebecca M.; Obenchain, Kathryn M. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2016
Social studies education is designed to provide a foundation for civic society. In this study we consider immigrant optimism theory within the context of U.S. secondary social studies to examine the civic potential of immigrant youth. Using a mixed-methods approach, we complement analyses of teacher and immigrant young adult interviews with…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Expectation, Civics, Immigrants
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Jawarneh, Mohammad – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2016
The main purpose of this study was to determine the level of career maturity in a sample of university students in one public university in Jordan. The study also sought to determine differences in career maturity based on gender and educational level. The sample of the study consisted of 284 students enrolled in social studies classes. Results of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, College Students, Vocational Maturity
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Burger, Kaspar; Walk, Marlene – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2016
Research has shown that parents tend to pass educational advantage or disadvantage on to their children. However, little is known about the extent to which the intergenerational transmission of education involves children's agency. In this study we drew from two traditions in sociological and social psychological theorizing--the theory of cultural…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged Youth, Social Class, Social Structure, Achievement Tests
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Darvin, Ron; Norton, Bonny – Journal of Language, Identity, and Education, 2014
A necessary component of the neoliberal mechanisms of globalization, migration addresses the economic and labor needs of postindustrial countries while producing new modes of social fragmentation and inequality (Crompton, 2008). As migrant students insert themselves into segmented spaces, their countries of origin are themselves implicated in a…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Social Class, Immigrants, Self Concept
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Alabas, Ramazan – International Education Studies, 2018
This article describes the nature of the Social Studies program taught in the form of a class in Turkey. We use the 1968 elementary school program, where social studies were mentioned for the first time in an official program. For this purpose, we formally explained the interpretation of the concept of social studies for the first time in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Studies, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Students
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Daley, James G.; Carlson, Joan; Evans, Pinkie – Journal of Social Work Education, 2015
This article is for social work educators unfamiliar with military social work and receptive to a number of exemplars to enhance teaching strategies within their courses. Because examples of military social work are directly tied to the Council on Social Work Education competencies, this article offers a number of suggested teaching strategies…
Descriptors: Social Work, Teaching Methods, Military Personnel, Counselor Training
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Stefansen, Kari; Smette, Ingrid; Strandbu, Åse – Sport, Education and Society, 2018
As part of an ethnographic study on young people and learning (the knowledge in motion across contexts of learning project, set in Norway), we interviewed a diverse sample of parents of young teenagers, many of whom were active in organized sports. The parents described their level of involvement in sport in a way that contrasted sharply to our…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Parent Participation, Ethnography, Interviews
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Motamedi, Vahid; Khajouie, Fateme Gharaie Pour – Journal of Education and Learning (EduLearn), 2020
Research on multigrade in comparison to singlegrade classes often overlooks the issues and challenges facing the nation's educational authorities in administering these classes. The purpose of this study was to compare multi and singlegrade classes in terms of educational efficiency and effectiveness. The population of this study consisted of all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multigraded Classes, Elementary Schools, Secondary Schools
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Roberson, C. Jean – Journal of Social Work Education, 2019
The American Academy of Social Work and Social Welfare has defined 12 challenges for the social work profession, one of which is Close the Health Gap, addressing health inequities in the United States. The Close the Health Gap challenge is appropriate for the profession from historical, theoretical, ethical, and professional perspectives.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Social Work, Caseworkers, Access to Health Care
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Theodoropoulou, Irene – Language Policy, 2020
The aim of this paper is to contribute to the understanding of the role of language in multilingual blue-collar workplaces by investigating how communication is realized in construction sites in Qatar. The State of Qatar offers a unique and, hence, very interesting setting for the linguistic investigation of migration-related issues, such as…
Descriptors: Construction (Process), Foreign Countries, Language Role, Multilingualism
Prueter, Elisabeth M. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The Delaware social studies standards articulate challenging goals for students. History Standard Three asks students to evaluate competing historical interpretations and determine the factors that lead to differing conclusions. This standard reflects the constructed and contested nature of the discipline of history. Historical interpretation can…
Descriptors: History Instruction, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Historical Interpretation
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Lee, June; Lee, Yunoug; Kim, Mi Hwa – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2018
Schools in South Korea are experiencing problems such as bullying and school violence, so solutions are needed. Developing students' empathy could reduce or prevent these problems. Thus, the purpose of this study was to apply an empathy-based learning model to elementary social studies classes and document its effects on students' empathy at…
Descriptors: Empathy, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Bullying
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Von Bergen, C. W.; Bressler, Martin S.; Whitlock, David W. – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2020
At many U.S. universities, the tendency to self-segregate has become a familiar and accepted occurrence, evident in a wide array of college settings including housing and social gatherings, classes and training events, protests, and grievance sessions, and even separate commencement events. In many ways, this trend represents a return to the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, School Resegregation, Racial Segregation
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