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Breyer, Yvonne – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2009
In recent years, it has become an issue of growing concern that, despite undiminished enthusiasm in the research community, the application of corpus tools and resources in the classroom remains limited. In this paper, I will argue that focusing on the role of the teacher in the process of using corpora in the classroom is an essential step…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education
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Hirche, Walter – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
Youth unemployment is a huge challenge for sustainable development in our societies. Statistics offer an alarming picture of the involvement of youth in the labour markets on a global scale. Germany, due to a strong tradition in vocational education and training deeply rooted in its culture, has very low rates of youth unemployment. The so-called…
Descriptors: Youth Employment, Holistic Approach, Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development
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Godon, Rafal – Ethics and Education, 2017
In this article, Rafal Godon responds to Kai Horsthemke's article (this issue), "Inclusive Education and 'Barrierefreiheit': Some Social-Epistemological Considerations" (EJ1130978). The question raised by Kai Horsthemke, Godon says, draws readers' attention to a very specific aspect of the conference theme, "Philosophy as…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Epistemology, Barriers
Tabarrok, Alex – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
Over the past 25 years, the total number of students in college has increased by about 50 percent. But the number of students graduating with degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects has remained more or less constant. In 2009 the United States graduated 89,140 students in the visual and performing arts, more…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Dropouts, Educational Indicators, Education Work Relationship
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Kulgemeyer, Christoph – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2014
Hans Niedderer has contributed a lot to German physics education research. His work includes quantitative and qualitative studies about topics like the learning of physics concepts or the history and philosophy of science in science teaching, he has worked on theoretical issues as well as on textbooks. But it is not only his work that is…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Education, Educational Research, Learning Processes
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Henschke, John A. – Adult Learning, 2012
International travel has the potential to expand one's learning horizons exponentially, especially with the abundantly enriching experiences of adult, continuing, and lifelong learning conferences. CONFINTEA VI (The Sixth World International Conference in Adult Education) sponsored by the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Travel, Lifelong Learning, Adult Learning
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Johnson, Sue – Education in Science, 2011
Primary Science Quality Mark Scheme is a joint project led by the Association for Science Education, the national network of Science Learning Centres and Barnet Local Authority. The Primary Science Quality Mark is an award scheme to develop and celebrate the quality of science teaching and learning in primary schools. It encourages teachers to let…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Reflection, Educational Quality
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Bgeholz, Susanne – Environmental Education Research, 2006
This article illustrates the importance of nature experience for environmental knowledge, values and action. Recent empirical German research on the importance of nature experience will be analysed with regard to research foci, innovative research contributions and selected research results. Research deficits and challenges will be identified.…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Foreign Countries, Environmental Research, Prior Learning
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Zhao, Yali; Hoge, John D. – Social Education, 2006
In the early months of 2005, much of the world celebrated the 60th anniversary of the World War II Allied victory over Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan. Around the same time, protests erupted in Asia against a revised Japanese history textbook, "The New History Textbook," which critics said covered up Japanese World War II atrocities.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Textbooks, War, Current Events
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Ringer, Fritz – Comparative Education, 2006
Since the classical authors of the nineteenth century, the explanation of macro-social phenomena has been considered as the essential epistemic achievement, hence the "raison d'etre," of comparative analysis in the social sciences. In practice, however, the claims of comparative social enquiry for providing convincing explanations are…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Intellectual History, Social Theories, Social Sciences
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Ward, Jenifer K. – ADFL Bulletin, 2003
Describes two study abroad programs based on service learning at the Centers of Lutheran Reformation in Germany. Participants not only fulfilled community needs but also forged individual relationships that helped them reflect on global and economic issues that they could not have understood from classroom lectures alone. (Author/VWL)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Program Descriptions
Theuerkauf, Walter E. – 1995
High tech systems not only generate new structures in the production process, but also involve profound changes in job organization, which in turn imply that job qualifications must be modified. In view of the changes within engineering systems and the relevant technologies, it seems expedient to choose a curricular approach based on the concepts…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Automation, Competence, Competency Based Education
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Munchow, Katja – History of Education, 2006
Does a movement for the creation of institutions for the care of small children aged between two and six years constitute a political movement? This movement was closely connected to the democratic movement of the 1848-49 revolution in the German States. It was also, as the author will argue, a movement that was an essential part of the emerging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Kindergarten, Feminism, Newspapers
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Cook, John; Pachler, Norbert; Bachmair, Ben – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
This article argues that mobile phones should be viewed as new cultural resources that operate within an individualized, mobile and convergent mass communication; such a recognition facilitates the options for a cultural ecology. A particular challenge here is to find adequate curricular functions in school where the inclusion of these new…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Internet
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Samlowski, Michael – Convergence, 2006
This paper represents the text of a presentation given by the author during a panel discussion on "Paving the Way towards CONFINTEA VI: Balance and Challenges on the Side of Civil Society," in Montevideo in June 2006. The author argues that adult learning, instead of inciting general interest and concern, tends to be forgotten in public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Free Enterprise System, Cooperation, Public Administration
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