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Sundstrom, Meagan; Wu, David G.; Walsh, Cole; Heim, Ashley B.; Holmes, N. G. – Physical Review Physics Education Research, 2022
Understanding social interactions among students comprises a rich area of physics education research. Here we focus on the social interactions in introductory physics laboratories (labs). Most existing research in such contexts focuses on within-group social dynamics, however, we argue that interactions between different lab groups are just as…
Descriptors: Interaction, Physics, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories
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Xiong, Tao; He, Jing; Li, Lekai – International Journal of Education and Practice, 2017
Textbooks play an important role in teaching and learning and have a great impact on the students in aspects such as cultural values, norms, and attitudes towards social roles and identities. In particular, textbooks are of great importance to the education for gender equity. This study aims to explore the representation of genders to find if…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Elementary School Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Buljevac, Marko; Milic Babic, Marina; Leutar, Zdravka – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2022
People with intellectual disabilities often face discriminatory behaviour in everyday life. The aim of this qualitative study was to gain insight into experiences of discrimination of people with intellectual disabilities. The research participants were 25 people with mild intellectual disabilities who live in Zagreb, Croatia. Their experiences…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Mild Intellectual Disability, Foreign Countries, Social Discrimination
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Boyle, Michael P.; Beita-Ell, Carolina; Milewski, Kathryn M.; Fearon, Alison N. – Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2018
Purpose: This study aimed to identify contributors to communicative participation in adults who stutter. Specifically, it was of interest to determine whether psychosocial variables of self-esteem, self-efficacy, and social support were predictive of communicative participation beyond contributions of demographic and speech-related variables.…
Descriptors: Stuttering, Adults, Interpersonal Communication, Self Esteem
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Ouyang, Fan; Dai, Xinyu – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2022
Understanding the relationship between social and cognitive engagement has critical implications for collaborative learning theory, pedagogy and analytics. This study proposed a three-layered social-cognitive network analysis framework for examining the relationship between students' social and cognitive engagement from summative, epistemic and…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Social Networks, Network Analysis, Epistemology
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de la Serna, Ana X. – Journal of International Students, 2022
In this study, we use the communication theory of identity (CTI) to analyze the disparate experiences of International Graduate Students (IGS) and their accompanying partners. In CTI, four layers constitute the concept of identity: (a) The way individuals see themselves ("personal"), (b) their communicative interaction through social…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Spouses, Graduate Students, Identification (Psychology)
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Croucher, Gwilym; Wen, Wen; Coates, Hamish; Goedegebuure, Leo – Educational Management Administration & Leadership, 2020
Ensuring effective university governance and leadership is more important than ever before given contemporary transformations of higher education functions, institutions and social roles. This paper reports contributions which seek to stimulate research in this field. Drawing from the formative case study of Australian universities, it discusses…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Higher Education, Case Studies, Universities
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Khoja, Nazeeha – International Journal of Early Childhood, 2020
This study explores the ways in which a group of preschool children enacted gendered social and occupational roles in their imaginary play. The research question interrogates the ways children reproduce or produce new meanings about the social and occupational roles of being boys and girls during unstructured play in the play-house corner in a…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Play, Foreign Countries, Preschool Education
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Glass, Chris R. – Innovative Higher Education, 2017
There is a widening gap between administrators' and faculty members' attitudes towards online education. This post-positivist grounded theory study explored features of the experiences that shaped sixteen faculty members' attitudes towards online education. Two features are identified: (a) they strived to express subject matter of personal…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Self Expression
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Arango-Fernández, Maria Paulina; Zuilkowski, Stephanie Simmons – Journal on Education in Emergencies, 2022
Reintegration programs for ex-combatants around the globe promote their technical and vocational education and training (TVET). The aim is to help them develop skills, assume new social roles, and gain community acceptance, yet the experiences and perceptions of the ex-combatants who participate in these programs have been little explored. Thus,…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Violence, Social Integration, Intergroup Relations
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Ouyang, Fan; Chang, Yu-Hui – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
Understanding the relationship between social interaction patterns and cognitive engagement levels has critical implications on collaborative learning theory, pedagogy, and technology. This study used a multi-method approach to examine the relationship between students' social participatory roles and cognitive engagement levels within asynchronous…
Descriptors: Correlation, Interaction, Cooperative Learning, Learning Theories
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Neitzel, Carin; Drennan, Kelley; Fouts, Hillary N. – Journal of Educational Research, 2019
The authors examined the social practices and outcomes of 23 immigrant and 16 nonimmigrant preschoolers in English only preschool classrooms. In both classrooms, the majority of the children (nearly two thirds) were immigrant, English language learners. The children's social attempts, social strategies, speech functions, and degree of social…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Peer Relationship, English Language Learners, Preschool Children
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Nowakowska, Iwona; Pisula, Ewa – Qualitative Research in Education, 2021
The paper presents the opinions of self-advocates with mild intellectual disability about their work as social educators -- public self-advocates raising disability awareness. Six semi-structured individual interviews were conducted. Data was analyzed within the framework of Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis. The themes which emerged from…
Descriptors: Self Advocacy, Foreign Countries, Mild Intellectual Disability, Teachers
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Symonds, Eloise – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2021
Power relationships between undergraduates and academics are frequently overlooked. This article explores the construction of a 'traditional' power relationship between undergraduates and academics, through the theorisation of systemic and constitutive power and considers the prevalence of this dynamic within a higher education (HE) context. I…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Teacher Student Relationship, College Faculty, Undergraduate Students
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Kheibari, Athena; Walker, Robert J.; Clark, James; Victor, Grant, III; Monahan, Ed – Journal of Social Work Education, 2021
Rising rates of incarceration in the United States and continuing use of the death penalty in over half of the states in the United States signal a need for more involvement of social workers in forensic roles to mitigate unjust sentencing. The National Association of Social Workers has consistently maintained a professional policy stance in…
Descriptors: Social Work, Educational Change, Counselor Training, Institutionalized Persons
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