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Goh, Tiong Thye, Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
Multiplatform e-learning systems are emerging technologies that provide integrated learning content to various accessing devices. This book addresses technical challenges, design frameworks, and development experiences of the future that integrate multiple mobile devices into a single multiplatform e-learning system. With expert international…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Internet, Educational Technology, Management Systems
Mills, Martin, Ed.; McCluskey, Gillean, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2018
'Alternative education' encompasses a diversity of schooling types and organizations. "International Perspectives on Alternative Education" explores alternative forms of schooling from the position of academics, policy workers, and those working and studying in such schools across the world. The first-hand accounts by those working and…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Academic Achievement
Robertson, Boyd, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2018
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Gàidhlig, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indo European Languages, Language Minorities, Preschool Education
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Santoro, Ninetta; Smyth, Geri – Intercultural Education, 2010
In many parts of the world, classrooms are characterised by cultural and ethnic diversity. Increasingly, researchers are interested in exploring these rich and socially complex contexts. However, research into "the ethnic other" can present complex ethical and methodological challenges. In this paper, the authors discuss, with reference…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Ethnography, Foreign Countries, Researchers
Niven, Liz, Comp. – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning, 2017
This regional dossier aims to provide a concise description of the European minority language, Scots, in education. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements and support structures, as well as quantitative aspects such as the number of schools, teachers,…
Descriptors: Language Minorities, Indo European Languages, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
Hodgson, Ann, Ed.; Spours, Ken, Ed.; Waring, Martyn, Ed. – Institute of Education - London, 2011
Post-Compulsory Education and Lifelong Learning across the United Kingdom brings together the perspectives of researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from across England, Wales and Scotland to produce a rich, up-to-date and highly textured source of evidence about this under-researched sector. The contributors analyse how each country's…
Descriptors: Evidence, Democracy, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
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Topping, K. J.; Trickey, S. – Thinking Skills and Creativity, 2007
To be effective, thinking skills interventions are likely to require specific fine-grain changes in the quantity and quality of teacher-pupil and pupil-pupil dialogue in the classroom, but these are difficult to establish. This study investigated the effects of collaborative philosophical enquiry over time on quantity and quality of interactive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Thinking Skills, Student Behavior, Elementary School Students
Consultive Committee on the Curriculum, Dundee (Scotland). – 1986
This report proposes a curriculum model for education of students in the age group of 10 to 14 years in Scotland. It also proposes a policy of autonomy within guidelines so that secondary schools and their associated primary schools can develop new partnerships for collaborative planning of curriculum, pupil care, learning support, assessment,…
Descriptors: Cooperative Planning, Curriculum Design, Educational Assessment, Educational Cooperation
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Sharp, Alex – Scottish Educational Review, 1984
The phenomenon of behavioral problems in school confronts each personally- or professionally-involved party (teacher, pupil, researcher, or psychologist) with the need to become aware of those elements in the individual identity, the role-behavior, and the institutionally-defined practice that contribute to the emergence and perpetuation of…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Conflict Resolution, Discipline, Discipline Problems
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Plowman, Lydia; Stephen, Christine – British Educational Research Journal, 2008
Researchers who use video to record interactions usually need to translate the video data into another medium at some stage in order to facilitate its analysis and dissemination. This article considers some methodological issues that arise in this process by examining transcripts, diagrams and pictures as examples of different techniques for…
Descriptors: Interaction, Data Analysis, Research Methodology, Videotape Recordings
Herring, James E.; And Others – 1986
The first of two phases in this research project aimed at linking information technology (IT) with library information skills used the microcomputer as an information retrieval tool, and investigated ways of using curriculum-based keywords to help secondary school students define and maintain a clear sense of purpose when selecting, evaluating,…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Course Evaluation, Databases, Foreign Countries
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Nisbet, John; Shucksmith, Janet – Scottish Educational Review, 1984
Discusses the metacognitive skill of learning to learn and explores questions related to its importance for teaching. Describes work in progress that is designed to incorporate learning to learn into the curriculum for 10-14 year olds. Presents a hierarchical model of learning skills, strategies, and approaches and a guide for teachers. (JHZ)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Curriculum Development, Educational Trends
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Johnstone, Alex H.; Letton, Kirsty M. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Examines the psychology of learning and its application to work in the laboratory. States that the working memory capacity of students is limited; therefore the amount of information they can process needs to be controlled and "recipe following" in the laboratory is perfectly reasonable. (RT)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
Clark, Margaret M.; Sutherland, Margaret B. – 1989
The first paper in this collection summarizes 21 years of research into reading and presents a list of developments in the field and their implications for practice. The developments include: (1) reading is a process influenced by the text and the purpose; (2) the developmental context in which literacy is acquired is important, as is the…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Brna, Paul – Instructional Science, 1987
Discussion of problems students have with learning about Newtonian dynamics and kinematics focuses on the assumption that learning is promoted through confronting students with their own misconceptions. A computer-based modelling environment--DYNLAB--is explained, and a study conducted with high school boys in Scotland to test it is described. (29…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries
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