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Abi-Raad, Maurice – IAFOR Journal of Education, 2018
The higher education experience is a challenge for first-year students. One of the challenges facing a generation of youth is attaining professional skills, academic experience and occupational training. In order to have a clear picture of the challenges involved in first-year experiences it is important to examine elements impacting first-year…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Student Experience, Student Adjustment, Student Centered Learning
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Domínguez, Michael – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2019
Despite a rich repertoire of inventive and robust practices, and stated commitments to equity, social justice, and diversity, teacher education has continued to struggle to produce educators capable of enacting culturally sustaining pedagogies, and providing historically marginalized youth and communities with meaningful learning opportunities.…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Social Justice, Teacher Education, Culturally Relevant Education
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Whitebread, David; Grau, Valeska; Somerville, Matthew P. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2018
As indicated in the introductory article, this special issue has attempted to represent and illustrate developments in theoretical, methodological, and empirical work related to the role of primary classroom dialogue in supporting children's self-regulation. The articles included report studies carried out in the United Kingdom and Chile (two…
Descriptors: Correlation, Metacognition, Cross Cultural Studies, Teaching Methods
Richardson, Joan – Phi Delta Kappan, 2018
In a time of hyperpolarization and hyper partisanship, preparing students to deliberate about their differences becomes even more important. In this interview, Diana Hess, dean of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and co-author of The Political Classroom, describes the challenge of ensuring that students have access to…
Descriptors: Interviews, Teaching Methods, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Administrator Attitudes
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Henshon, Suzanna E. – Roeper Review, 2019
This article offers interview responses from Thomas Hébert, a professor of gifted and talented education in the College of Education at the University of South Carolina. Hébert was previously a faculty member at the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. He has more than a decade of K-12 classroom experiences working with gifted…
Descriptors: Gifted, Special Education, Doctoral Programs, Higher Education
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Higgins, Marc – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to explore what Michel Foucault refers to as "the" critical attitude and its relationship to science education, drawing from Foucault's (The politics of truth. Semiotext(e), New York, 1997) insight that "the" critical attitude is but "a" critical attitude. This article is a rejoinder to…
Descriptors: Science Education, Power Structure, Knowledge Level, Science Teachers
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chanicka, jeewan; Mahari de Silva, Renuka; Merkley, Kevin – Intercultural Education, 2018
In local, diverse learning communities in Ontario, educators may have to look closely at how engagement can be established in meaningful and authentic ways that encourage and foster student agency and democracy. As students are critically engaged and grasp the relevance of their learning within the context of their daily lives, learning in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Student Relationship, Democracy, Trust (Psychology)
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Erduran, Sibel – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2018
Kim and Roth (this issue) purport to draw on the social-psychological theory of L. S. Vygotsky in order to investigate social relations in children's argumentation in science topics. The authors argue that the argumentation framework offered by Stephen Toulmin is limited in addressing social relations. The authors thus criticize Toulmin's Argument…
Descriptors: Science Education, Persuasive Discourse, Guidelines, Interpersonal Relationship
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Borgford-Parnell, Jim; Turns, Jennifer; Atman, Cynthia J.; Yasuhara, Ken; Fryhle, Lauren – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
Although engineering educational endeavours are often described with regard to how well they prepare students to meet national or global engineering concerns, the purpose of this paper is to show how those efforts can also serve the larger educational goals of the educators themselves as they develop learning experiences for their students. This…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Experience, Engineering Education, Teacher Attitudes
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Harris, Tina M.; Lee, Celeste N. – Communication Education, 2019
The data on race and representation in post baccalaureate education reveal two dominant trends: (1) higher education remains a predominantly white institution within society, and (2) there are not enough faculty of color (FOC) in academia to serve as role models, mentors, and advocates for graduate students of color (SOC); therefore, it is…
Descriptors: Mentors, Higher Education, Advocacy, Graduate Students
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Foreman-Peck, Lorraine; Heilbronn, Ruth – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2018
This paper presents a view of action research (AR) as a valuable way in which teachers can pose fertile questions and engage in inquiry with transformative possibilities. This counters claims of its being at best a sterile method of teacher research and at worst a perilous trap for teachers. Chris Higgins has argued that AR has lost its original…
Descriptors: Action Research, Theory Practice Relationship, Transformative Learning, Teacher Empowerment