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Scully, Maureen A. – Aspen Institute, 2005
The purpose of this guide is to provide students with tools for incorporating social impact management into their business school environments. Providing ideas, resources, and "how to" steps for shaping the business school experience, this guide helps students collaborate with faculty and administrators to meet particular objectives. The body of…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Cooperation, Educational Change, Educational Experience
World Resources Inst., Washington, DC. – 1984
The relationships between earth's resources and the human future and the challenges of maintaining a sustainable environment were probed at an international conference sponsored by the World Resources Institute. A synthesis of the conference's reports, perspectives, and plans for action are presented in this document. The position supported by the…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Depleted Resources, Ecology, Energy
World Resources Inst., Washington, DC. – 1994
This 50 slide set of presentation graphs and maps illustrates some of the major conditions and trends in population, agriculture, biodiversity, forests, water resources, energy, climate, and social and economic development that determine the state of the world's environment. Graphs and maps can be used by those in academic, professional, and…
Descriptors: Conservation (Environment), Elementary Secondary Education, Environment, Environmental Education
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Sisk, Dorothy A. – Gifted Child Today, 2022
The emotional intensities of gifted students affect not only their learning, but the way they live and see the world. This article examines the Theory of Positive Disintegration of Dabrowski (1964, 1972) to explore the inner world of the gifted. The five levels of development and five overexcitabilities of Dabrowski represent an abundance of…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Emotional Response
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Collins, Jazmin; Ford, Vitaly – Journal of Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice, 2023
The use of the Capture the Flag (CTF)-style competitions has grown popular in a variety of environments as a method to improve or reinforce cybersecurity techniques. However, while these competitions have shown promise in student engagement, enjoyment, and the teaching of essential workforce cybersecurity concepts, many of these CTF challenges…
Descriptors: Computer Security, Computer Science Education, Coding, Competition
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Sutton, Kevin; Doyle, Laura; Bowers, Sharon; Jaramillo, Rebecca; Ernst, Jeremy V. – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2022
Although designed for informal educational structures and non-formal providers, the AeroEducate initiative offers youth in a variety of settings an initial exposure to the world of aviation and aeronautics. Real-world and context-based experiences spark learners' interests and may help them discover a personal and/or professional passion for the…
Descriptors: Aviation Technology, STEM Education, Learning Activities, Elementary Secondary Education
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Baas, Marjon; Schuwer, Robert; van den Berg, Ellen; Huizinga, Tjark; van der Rijst, Roeland; Admiraal, Wilfried – Education and Information Technologies, 2023
The affordances of Open Educational Resources (OER) have resulted in various initiatives around the world, but most of them cease to exist once the initial project funding stops. Communities might be a means to create sustainable practices, yet, such communities can only function if their members perceive these communities as valuable. We applied…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Open Educational Resources, Teacher Attitudes, Values Clarification
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Cagiltay, Nergiz Ercil; Toker, Sacip; Cagiltay, Kursat – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2023
It is well known that there are disparities in access to education around the world, with developed countries generally having better educational resources and opportunities compared to developing countries. Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been proposed as a way to bridge this gap by providing free or low-cost online education to anyone…
Descriptors: MOOCs, Access to Education, Economic Factors, Geographic Location
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Zhu, Meina; Kadirova, Dilnoza – Open Learning, 2022
Given the rapid rise of open educational resources (OER) for informal learning pursuits impacting countless millions of people each day around the world, this study investigated the impact of the initiative that spearheaded this movement; namely, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) open courseware (OCW). More specifically, it explored…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Student Attitudes, Learning Experience, Computer Science Education
Meyer, Frauke, Ed.; Meissel, Kane, Ed. – NZCER Press, 2023
For emerging researchers, introductory content that is specific to the Aotearoa context can be hard to find. Research methods for education and the social disciplines in Aotearoa New Zealand draws on the thinking of numerous local researchers to deliver an overview and introduction to research methodology and methods, in a way that closely ties…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Science Research, Social Sciences, Research Methodology
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Sartor, Valerie – English Teaching Forum, 2020
Today, more than ever before, English-language educators recognize the importance of using digital resources to teach students in a variety of modalities. Current circumstances have caused schools, universities, institutes, and colleges all over the world to rethink the way they teach and learn. Teaching with technology has suddenly evolved from a…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Chmielewski, Witold – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2023
The objective of this article is to present the creation of Junak schools after the Sikorski-Mayski Agreement was signed in London on 30 July 1941, when the Polish Army was formed in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The problem has been examined from a historical perspective, in the current socio-political context, and, above all, in terms…
Descriptors: Educational History, Political Attitudes, Armed Forces, Educational Philosophy
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Aguirre, Patricia; Villota, Freddy Hernán; Mera, Silvia – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2023
Purpose: According to the importance of higher education institutions (HEIs) in meeting sustainable development goals (SDGs), the purpose of this study is to analyze how sustainability was implemented in Ecuadorian higher education. The case study of the Universidad Técnica del Norte (UTN) process was analyzed to show the advantages of…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Higher Education, Longitudinal Studies, Case Studies
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Young, Davey – Latin American Journal of Content and Language Integrated Learning, 2020
Despite the ubiquitous presence of students with disabilities (SWDs) enrolled in institutes of higher education around the world, English as a Foreign Language (EFL) programs are often underequipped to provide them with appropriate and effective disability services and inclusive instruction. Given the general uncertainty among EFL professionals of…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, College Students, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Goria, Cecilia, Ed.; Guetta, Lea, Ed.; Hughes, Neil, Ed.; Reisenleutner, Sandra, Ed.; Speicher, Oranna, Ed. –, 2019
This volume examines many of the complex issues regarding the language skills and professional competencies acquired by students studying Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) at universities in the United Kingdom and across Europe. It also outlines the innovative pedagogical strategies, methods, and resources employed by language academics to help…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Language Teachers
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