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Robinson, Jenny Perlman; Winthrop, Rebecca – Center for Universal Education at The Brookings Institution, 2016
"Millions Learning: Scaling up Quality Education in Developing Countries" tells the story of where and how quality education has scaled in low- and middle-income countries. The story emerges from wide-ranging research on scaling and learning, including 14 in-depth case studies from around the globe. Ultimately, "Millions…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Developing Nations, Educational Improvement, Case Studies
Kunnathodi, Abdul Gafoor; Sarabi, M. K. – Online Submission, 2017
Taking the premise that construction or meaning making largely depends on the existing knowledge and experience, this paper uses an analogy of learning the culinary art and learning to teach. This paper attempts to clarify the characteristics of signature pedagogy of teacher education focusing on the threshold concept of constructivism by using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Constructivism (Learning), Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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Suraishkumar, G. K. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2018
The statistical distribution of the student learning abilities in a typical undergraduate engineering class poses a significant challenge to simultaneously improve the learning of all the students in the class. With traditional instruction styles, the students with significantly high learning abilities are not satisfied due to a feeling of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Statistical Distributions, Cooperative Learning, Group Activities
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Stough, Laura M.; Kang, Donghyun; Lee, Sungyoon – Education Policy Analysis Archives, 2018
Students are highly dependent on the emergency planning and evacuation decisions made by policymakers and school personnel when disasters occur. The purpose of this study was to examine selected cases of school-related disasters, highlighting how factors of the school context intersected with natural hazards and subsequently affected…
Descriptors: Emergency Programs, Natural Disasters, School Safety, Educational Policy
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Sudhir, Subin; Unnithan, Anandakuttan B. – e-Journal of Business Education and Scholarship of Teaching, 2018
The case study is a very popular pedagogical tool in management education, especially in international business, marketing and strategy courses. Substantial literature exists about the effectiveness of case studies, but there is a lack of studies on empirical evaluation of their effectiveness in the classroom and subsequent contribution to…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Business Administration Education, Student Attitudes
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Oommen, T. K. – Contemporary Education Dialogue, 2018
This article argues that imparting literacy through the mother tongue of the child and in the setting of an inclusive classroom are the two essential steps for fostering universal elementary education. Nurturing appropriate methodological orientations specific to the material, life and human sciences is critical in accelerating the development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foundations of Education, Equal Education, Access to Education
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John, Divya – Teaching English with Technology, 2018
The aim of the present study was to find out whether students' active involvement in classroom activities can promote language learning. This paper, using practitioner research, examines the active involvement of first-year engineering students in a film activity. The research took place in three phases: (1) the students were divided into five…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Participation, Class Activities, Assignments
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Jabeen, Shazi Shah – English Language Teaching, 2014
In the contemporary age of high professional requirements such as excellent communicative skills, the need for successful learning of communicative skills of English language suggests communicative ability to be the goal of language teaching. In other words, to teach English language using communicative approach becomes essential. Studies to…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Communicative Competence (Languages), Teaching Methods
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Joy Kochumarangolil, Jeevamol; V.G., Renumol – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2018
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents the findings of an Activity-Oriented Teaching Strategy (AOTS) conducted for a postgraduate level Software Engineering (SE) course with the aim of imparting meaningful software development experience for the students. The research question is framed as whether the activity-oriented teaching strategy helps students…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Engineering Education, Teaching Methods, Achievement Gap
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Kumari, Vijaya S. N.; Umashree, D. K. – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2017
Anthropocentrism and ecocentrism are two ways of understanding an extension of ethics to nature. In an anthropocentric ethic, nature deserves moral consideration because how nature is treated affects humans. In an ecocentric ethic, nature deserves moral consideration because nature has intrinsic value. Ecocentrism focuses on the biotic community…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Lecture Method, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Students
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Bansal, Garima – International Journal of Science Education, 2018
This research investigates various purposes of teacher discourse moves essential to orchestrate dialogic discourse in secondary science classrooms. Data collected includes classroom observations and teacher interviews of two teachers teaching in an Indian school setting, whose classroom practices subscribed to a dialogic framework. A discursive…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Science Teachers
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Zenner, Lea; Kumar, Kothandaraman; Pilz, Matthias – International Journal for Research in Vocational Education and Training, 2017
On the one hand, India is a growing economy that needs skilled labour, self-employed entrepreneurs and employees to tackle its economic and social challenges. On the other hand, India faces high unemployment rates, especially among young people. Graduates from industrial training institutes (ITIs) in particular are often facing difficulties in…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Industrial Education, Foreign Countries, Unemployment
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Kamboj, Pooja; Singh, Sushil Kumar – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2015
Effective teaching in schools requires flexibility, energy and commitment. Successful teaching also requires that teachers are able to address learner's needs and understand the variations in learner's styles and approaches. Teachers can accomplish these requirements while creating an optimal teaching-learning environment by utilizing a variety of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Instructional Effectiveness, Educational Strategies, Cognitive Style
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Safipour, Jalal; Wenneberg, Stig; Hadziabdic, Emina – Journal of International Students, 2017
In this essay, we investigate the learning and teaching experiences in the international classroom from both the teachers and the students' perspectives. The findings of this study showed that language barriers are one of the difficulties, but academic cultural differences seem to play a more important role that can impact on the learning outcomes…
Descriptors: International Education, Educational Background, Foreign Students, Stereotypes
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Cyril, A. Vences; Raj, M. Antony – Journal on Educational Psychology, 2018
The paper emphasis on the teaching learning process by evaluating the Emotional Maturity and Metacognition of high school teachers. Metacognitive strategies are essential for the teachers of 21st century. This may enable teachers to successfully cope with and handle new situations. For this they should be able to regulate their thinking. So, it is…
Descriptors: Maturity (Individuals), Emotional Development, Secondary School Teachers, Metacognition
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