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Fadeeva, Zinaida; Galkute, Laima – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2012
In defining quality of higher education, competences achieved by graduates are interpreted as essential criteria. There are two political processes in education dealing, among other issues, with competence development: the Bologna Process in European Higher Education Area and a global process--the United Nations (UN) Decade (2005-2014) of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Holistic Approach, Quality Control, Sustainable Development
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Krechevsky, Mara – New Educator, 2012
In this essay, the author explores the notion that the focus of learning in classrooms and schools extends beyond the learning of individuals to create a collective body of knowledge that is larger than what any one person knows. This idea was examined in a collaboration between Project Zero researchers and educators from the municipal preschools…
Descriptors: Reggio Emilia Approach, Young Children, Early Childhood Education, Learning Activities
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Ribbens, Eric – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2013
Eric Ribbens is a professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Western Illinois University in Macomb, Illinois. In this piece, he writes of his observations about the first day of school. After the summer quiet is replaced with noise, motion, smells, and anticipation, students shuffle through the halls again, and all over the building…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Classroom Techniques, Educational Practices, College Science
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Kang, EunYoung – Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics, 2015
Since the late '60s, the field of second language acquisition (SLA) has grown enormously. Throughout its development, SLA researchers have investigated a wide range of issues including the processes involved in second language learning, as well as the psycholinguistic, affective and social factors that influence its success or failure (Spada,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Vocabulary Development, Second Language Instruction
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Flanagan, Dawn P.; Schneider, W. Joel – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
When education works, it creates productive, innovative citizens eager to contribute to a well-functioning democracy. In contrast, educational failure has lifelong consequences, with some individuals experiencing decades of preventable hardship. Dawn Flanagan and Joel Schneider write in this response that, like Kranzler, Floyd, Benson, Zabowski,…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Identification, Diagnostic Tests, Criticism
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Maul, Andrew – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2015
Briggs and Peck [in "Using Learning Progressions to Design Vertical Scales That Support Coherent Inferences about Student Growth"] call for greater care in the conceptualization of the target attributes of students, or "what it is that is growing from grade to grade." In particular, they argue that learning progressions can…
Descriptors: Achievement Gains, Academic Achievement, Learning, Educational Assessment
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Duffy, Ali – Research in Dance Education, 2015
This paper argues that Liz Lerman's and Larry Lavender's approaches to mentoring student choreographers denote a shift in the philosophy of choreographic mentorship in higher education, because they reflect current concerns in critical pedagogy. My particular interest is in the relationship established between student artist and educator when a…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Mentors, Dance, Higher Education
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Pruisner, Peggy – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2009
As a result of the Reading First Program of the No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB), the view of reading has narrowed. Individual state's Reading First professional development programs, and hence reading teachers across the United States, have spent the six years since the funding of the program in 2002 focusing beginning and developmental reading on…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Reading Research, Reading, Federal Legislation
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Social Education, 2009
If American young learners are to become effective participants in a democratic society, then social studies must be an essential part of the curriculum in each of the elementary years. The purpose of elementary school social studies is to enable students to understand, participate in, and make informed decisions about their world. Social studies…
Descriptors: Democracy, Citizen Participation, Social Studies, Elementary School Curriculum
Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2008
This report details five principles for creating powerful classrooms and offers a new vision for professional development: (1) High Structure; (2) High Challenge; (3) Intensity; (4) Intentionality and Learning How to Learn; and (5) Inquiry and Making Learning Visible. Included are recommendations drawn from the work of the 11 community college…
Descriptors: Institutional Research, Community Colleges, Learning Strategies, Professional Development
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Engelhard, George, Jr.; Sullivan, Rubye K. – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2011
The Black, Wilson, and Yao (this issue) provide a wide-ranging commentary and vision of the interrelationships among curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment. Specifically, they describe how the Berkeley Evaluation & Assessment Research (BEAR) Center Assessment System can be used to integrate and systematize these areas. This commentary focuses on…
Descriptors: Maps, Context Effect, Learning Processes, Ecology
Wells, David – Principal, 2012
At the first meeting of a districtwide committee on integrating 21st century teaching and learning in their schools, the author asked the committee members if they thought educators could provide a 21st century education if all of the computers and devices suddenly broke. They agreed that teachers do not need computers to provide 21st century…
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Computers, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods
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Cordeiro-Rodrigues, Luis – Education as Change, 2017
In a recent article in this journal, Vorster and Quinn offered a set of recommendations on how academic staff developers can advise university lecturers on decolonising their curricula and methods. Their main advice was to integrate more African cultural elements into their teaching. However, Vorster and Quinn's advice is rather general. In this…
Descriptors: Philosophy, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Educational Practices
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Sciullo, Nick J. – Communication Education, 2017
According to the "Oxford English Dictionary" ("OED"), the noun "lecture" dates from the 14th century and means the "action of reading, perusal. Also, that which is read or perused." This definition, while accurate and resonates today in many college classrooms, ignores a key feature of any lecture. The…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Higher Education, Audience Awareness
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Scully-Russ, Ellen – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2015
In this article, Ellen Scully-Russ responds to St. Clair's analysis (EJ1072357) of the recent policy report from the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education, "Making Skills Everyone's Business: A Call to Transform Adult Learning in the United States" (MSEB) (United States Department of Education [USDoE], 2015). While Scully-Russ…
Descriptors: Reader Response, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Educational Change
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