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Takeda, Sachiko; Homberg, Fabian – British Educational Research Journal, 2014
The importance of teamwork skills as part of employability has been widely acknowledged and accompanied by active research on successful cooperative learning. However, relatively few studies have focused on the effects of gender on students' group work, and only a limited number of empirical studies exist that examine students' group work process…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teamwork, Performance, Gender Differences
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Platt, Nicky – London Review of Education, 2018
This article draws on experience both within commercial textbook publishing and on textbook-development projects at the UCL Institute of Education to interrogate the current dynamics of 'neoliberal' edu-business (after Ball, 2012). The author discusses some damaging limitations inherent in publishing coursebooks predicated on what Young and Muller…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Textbook Content, Textbook Publication, Neoliberalism
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Leppisaari, Irja; Vainio, Leena; Herrington, Jan; Im, Yeonwook – Educational Media International, 2011
More and more, social technologies and virtual work methods are facilitating new ways of crossing boundaries in professional development and international collaborations. This paper examines the peer development of higher education teachers through the experiences of the IVBM project (International Virtual Benchmarking, 2009-2010). The…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Benchmarking
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Pliushch, Valentyna – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
The article analyzes global trends in the development of teacher education with the aim to improve the education system in Ukraine and presents a comparative and pedagogical study on the concepts of teacher education development in Europe, in particular Great Britain and Germany. It was found that conceptual and methodological fundamentals of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Teacher Education, Faculty Development
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Dewaele, Jean-Marc; Witney, John; Saito, Kazuya; Dewaele, Livia – Language Teaching Research, 2018
Positive psychology has boosted interest in the positive as well as the negative emotions that Foreign Language learners experience. The present study examines whether -- and to what extent -- foreign language enjoyment (FLE) and foreign language (FL) classroom anxiety (FLCA) are linked to a range of learner internal variables and…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learner Engagement, Anxiety, High School Students
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Palmer, Amy – Children's Literature in Education, 2017
This article analyses plays written for child performers in the early twentieth century. The plays chosen are classified as "instructional" and aimed at developing pupils' knowledge of the curriculum. The focus is on understanding why these plays were useful for Froebelian educators in the period. Friedrich Froebel (1782-1852) was a…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Environmental Education, Drama, European History
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Brogan, Andrew J. – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2017
This paper explores the possibility of the classroom as an exilic space of subversion in which we can pursue anarchist notions of personal transformation, relationships and society. Classroom environments in higher education institutions in Britain, particularly following the introduction of the Teaching Excellence Framework in September 2016, are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Environment, Higher Education, Educational Theories
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; Almeida, Patrícia Albergaria, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Chigisheva, Oksana, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2013
This volume contains papers submitted to the 11th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES), held in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, 14-17 May 2013, and papers submitted to the 1st International Distance Partner Conference, organized by the International Research Centre "Scientific Cooperation,"…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Comparative Education, Global Approach
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Al Sharadgeh, Samer Ziyad – English Language Teaching, 2018
Edgar manages to invert the subordinate function of generally accepted objective indicators of membership of a particular national group--language, religion, common history, and territory--into the essential mode of imperative distinction shaping the unique national identity. In other words, it is the fresco and the value assigned to it that…
Descriptors: Refugees, Religious Factors, Playwriting, Documentaries
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Knight, Simon; Mercer, Neil – Technology, Pedagogy and Education, 2017
The authors discuss the relationship between information seeking and epistemic beliefs--beliefs about the source, structure, complexity and stability of knowledge--in the context of collaborative information-seeking discourses. They further suggest that both information seeking, and epistemic cognition research agendas, have suffered from a lack…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Epistemology, Beliefs, Cooperative Learning
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Tašner, Veronika; Gaber, Slavko – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
In the present paper, we discuss the time before the "age of reports". Besides the Coleman Report in the period of Coleman, the Lady Plowden Report also appeared, while there were important studies in France (Bourdieu & Passeron, 1964; Peyre, 1959) and studies that inaugurated comprehensive education in Nordic countries. We focus on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Reports, Educational Research, Public Education
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Tymkiv, Nadiya – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
The article states the analysis of the curriculum that regulates the main purposes, essence and directions for petroleum training. The importance and necessity of positive usage of Austrian, English and Norwegian experience at the time of petroleum engineers training in the petroleum industry has been stressed on. The structure and content of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Curriculum Development, Fuels
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Duncan, Sam – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2018
Reading aloud receives a great deal of attention as something done with children and as a potential teaching tool, but less is known about the oral reading that we, as adults, may do for various purposes across our everyday lives. This article explores one element of a two-year project recording and analysing contemporary adult reading aloud…
Descriptors: Reading Aloud to Others, Adults, Foreign Countries, Observation
Kolar-Begovic, Zdenka, Ed.; Kolar-Šuper, Ružica, Ed.; Jukic Matic, Ljerka, Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
The papers in the monograph address different topics related to mathematics teaching and learning processes which are of great interest to both students and prospective teachers. Some papers open new research questions, some show examples of good practice and others provide more information about earlier findings. The monograph consists of six…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Research, College Students
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Mangset, Marte – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
According to classical elite theory, increased circulation is related to increased integration which is thought to increase elites' power. Based on a comparative analysis of some European countries' elite education systems, recruitment to elite positions and degrees of circulation--with a specific focus on administrative elites--this article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Social Theories, Social Change
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