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Leontyeva, Tatyana V.; Shchetynina, Anna V.; Vorobyeva, Natalya A.; Blinova, Anastasiya N. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the investigated problem is stipulated by the necessity to solve a problem of multicultural humanitarian education and formation of tolerance of students to unfamiliar culture. The purpose of the article is to research educational potential of metaphorical vocabulary in different languages, such as zoomorphic naming units of a man…
Descriptors: Russian, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers, Ethnography
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Kaplan, Avi; Garner, Joanna K. – Developmental Psychology, 2017
Current prominent models of identity face challenges in bridging across divergent perspectives and apparent dichotomies such as personal or social-collective, conscious or unconscious, and epigenetic or discursive-relational, and affording pursuit of research questions that allows integrative answers. This article presents a coherent theoretical…
Descriptors: Systems Approach, Identification (Psychology), Role, Individual Development
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Crawley, Kayla J.; Cheuk, Christine T.; Mansoor, Anam; Perez, Stephanie M.; Park, Elizabeth – Journal of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, 2019
This article examines the role of social capital in college access for low-income students. Research suggests that low social capital is a barrier for achieving higher education. Furthermore, research shows that increasing social capital provides students with relevant information, strong networks, and realistic goal-setting necessary for college…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Capacity Building, Low Income Students, Access to Education
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Sewell, Karen M. – Journal of Social Work Education, 2020
Social work students are tasked with learning the meta and procedural competencies required of the profession while facing their own emotional responses to vulnerable populations and managing clients' difficult experiences. Social work educators can support students in exploring, understanding, and learning to tolerate, regulate, and manage their…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Self Control, Emotional Response
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Linder, Chris; Myers, Jess S.; Riggle, Colleen; Lacy, Marvette – Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2016
Using Internet-related ethnography (Postill & Pink, 2012), we examined the role of social media in campus sexual violence activism. Based on observations of online activist communities and interviews with 23 activists, we highlight raising awareness, community building, and interrupting power dynamics as activism strategies enhanced by social…
Descriptors: Violence, Activism, Social Media, Sexual Harassment
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Chalhoub-Deville, Micheline – Language Testing, 2016
Educational policies such as Race to the Top in the USA affirm a central role for testing systems in government-driven reform efforts. Such reform policies are often referred to as the global education reform movement (GERM). Changes observed with the GERM style of testing demand socially engaged validity theories that include consequential…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Testing, Validity
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Tam, Dora M. Y.; Brown, Anh; Paz, Eva; Birnbaum, Rachel; Kwok, Siu Ming – Journal of Teaching in Social Work, 2018
This article examines the challenges faced by social work field instructors in two Canadian provinces. The results are based on the responses from 239 field instructors to a questionnaire survey. Findings highlight student difficulties, administrative issues with the social work schools, and practicum setting challenges. These demands hinder the…
Descriptors: Social Work, Counselor Training, Foreign Countries, Field Experience Programs
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Aljaad, Nawal Hamad Mohamad – International Education Studies, 2016
This study aims at identifying the role of social communication tools in education from the Saudi female students' perspectives that are studying at the college of education in King Saud University-Riyadh. This study used a survey, which was distributed to 500 female students. The results showed that 90% of respondents used social media where 95%…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Females, College Students, Student Surveys
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Gherardi, Stacy A; Whittlesey-Jerome, Wanda K. – Children & Schools, 2018
The current environment for school social work presents great challenges and great opportunities. Amid promising shifts in programs and policies, many school social workers feel marginalized. Despite sustained efforts at definition, the role of the school social worker remains unclear to many outside the field. More important, this role is often…
Descriptors: Social Work, Pupil Personnel Services, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Demirtas-Zorbaz, Selen – Contemporary School Psychology, 2020
The purpose of this study is to reveal the factors influential on adolescents' social competence within the frame of a model. Based on this purpose, the study was carried out in two phases. Initially, data were collected from 283 high school students for the validity and reliability studies of Positive-Negative Perfectionism Scale adolescent form.…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Interpersonal Competence, Anxiety, Academic Ability
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Campbell, Hilary; Rasmussen, Brian – Health & Social Work, 2012
This research explored the possible role of social work alongside emergency ambulance services. An ethnographic study included semistructured interviews and direct observations collected over 300 hours while riding in ambulances in an urban setting. The data suggest that social work could play a role by providing needed psychosocial care during…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Social Work, Role, Emergency Medical Technicians
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Schulze, Joanne; Winter, Laura Anne; Woods, Kevin; Tyldsley, Kath – Journal of Educational and Psychological Consultation, 2019
Social justice has been suggested as a possible global moral framework for school psychology. It is, however, culturally understood and research suggests that the engagement with "social justice" in school psychology has been largely limited to a U.S. context. This project sought to extend international understandings and practices of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, School Psychology, School Psychologists
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Fuller, Carol – Educational Review, 2014
This paper considers the role of social capital in the aspirations for higher education of a group of socially disadvantaged girls. Drawing on data from a longitudinal, ethnographic case study of an underperforming secondary school, the paper considers current conceptualisations of social capital and its role in educational ambitions. The paper…
Descriptors: Social Capital, Trust (Psychology), Academic Aspiration, Higher Education
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Josefsson, Pernilla; Hrastinski, Stefan; Pargman, Daniel; Pargman, Teresa C. – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Research has shown that students perceive a distinct divide between educational and private use of social media. The present study explores this divide by focusing on master students' perception of roles when using social media in a higher education context. A qualitative method has been used, mainly comprising of analyses of home exams and…
Descriptors: Student Role, Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Shem-Tov, Naphtaly – Research in Drama Education, 2018
This article focuses on a teaching case, Rona, a student in the educational dance-theatre programme that adopted improvisational teaching to deal with her lack of self-confidence. This lack had denied her feeling free and teaching without inhibitions in the classroom. Rona found a way to release her lack of self-confidence by spontaneously acting…
Descriptors: Creative Teaching, Teaching Methods, Dance Education, Creative Activities
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