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Zhao, Weili; Ford, Derek R. – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2018
Within educational philosophy and theory there has recently been a re-turn to the concept and practices of studying as an alternative or oppositional educational logic to push back against learning as the predominant mode of educational engagement. While promising, we believe that this research on studying has been limited in a few ways. First,…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Religion, Research Methodology, Asian Culture
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Chen, Jingping – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2015
In this commentary, I interpret Xinying Yin and Gayle Ann Buck's collaborative action research from a social-cultural perspective. Classroom implementation of formative assessment is viewed as interaction between this assessment method and the local learning culture. I first identify Yin and Buck's definition of the formative assessment, and then…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Cultural Context, Action Research, Educational Change
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Lee Hang, Desmond Mene; Bell, Beverley – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2015
In this commentary, we build on Xinying Yin and Gayle Buck's discussion by exploring the cultural practices which are integral to formative assessment, when it is viewed as a sociocultural practice. First we discuss the role of assessment and in particular oral and written formative assessments in both western and Samoan cultures, building on the…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Formative Evaluation, Written Language, Oral Language
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Blom, Rob; Lu, Chunlei – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2016
In cultivating a Western inclination toward Eastern wisdom, it is important to seek the foundations that sustain traditional practices toward such end. In a secularised and modern world view, the tendency has been to extract and abstract foundational practices such as mindfulness meditation and contemplation within an objectivist or scientistic…
Descriptors: Religion, Postmodernism, Philosophy, Metacognition
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Ramful, Ajay; Ho, Siew Yin – Australian Primary Mathematics Classroom, 2015
In this article, Ajay Ramful and Siew Yin Ho explain the meaning of quantitative reasoning, describing how it is used in the to solve mathematical problems. They also describe a diagrammatic approach to represent relationships among quantities and provide examples of problems and their solutions.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Problem Solving, Statistical Analysis, Mathematical Logic
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Rouse, Angelise M. – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2016
In general, case studies are a preferred strategy when "how" or "why" questions are being posed, when the investigator has little control over events, and when the focus is on a contemporary phenomenon within some real-life context (Yin, 2009). This article will examine the advantages and disadvantages of employing case study…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Special Education, Methods, Questionnaires
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Moore, Robert L.; Blackmon, Stephanie J.; Markham, James – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2018
Technology integration has significantly influenced the way students access and retain knowledge gained in the classroom (Ahmed, 2016). This is particularly relevant in classrooms for adult learners who engage in continuing education. This paper used a descriptive case study (Yin, 2014) to share how an instructor utilized mobile learning with a…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
Cole, Sylvia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Education begins at home. The responsibility to socialize and educate children is a shared obligation between parents and schools. In order for a child to reach academic achievement, parents must be involved and participate in the educational process. The more parental involvement, the more students are likely to become productive members of…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Parent School Relationship, Case Studies
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Aguilar, Sunddip Panesar; Aguilar, Erick – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2018
The purpose of this study was to explore the implementation of five life skill components of Brolin's (1979) Life Centered Career Education (LCCE) program in Basic Education classrooms in school districts in the province of British Columbia (BC), Canada. Using a case study approach (Yin, 2014), LCCE Knowledge Battery pre-test was administered to a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Implementation, Daily Living Skills, Career Education
Martin, Michael O., Ed.; Mullis, Ina V. S., Ed.; Hooper, Martin, Ed. – International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement, 2017
"Methods and Procedures in PIRLS 2016" documents the development of the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) assessments and questionnaires and describes the methods used in sampling, translation verification, data collection, database construction, and the construction of the achievement and context questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, Grade 4, International Assessment
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Hearne, Lucy; Geary, Tom; Martin, Noelle – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This paper will deliberate upon the relevance of guidance counselling as a "whole school" responsibility in the context of recent policy and practice changes in the Irish post primary sector since the Government of Ireland Budget 2012. Pertinent issues including the complexities of delivering a whole school approach to guidance…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Counseling, School Guidance, Case Studies
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Ellison, Douglas W.; Mays-Woods, Amelia – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2019
Background: Emotional resilience can be vital to longevity in high-poverty school settings. Equally important to staying the course is the ability to remain motivated despite the unique challenges presented by teaching in high-poverty schools. Students within these schools need teachers who are able to manage their emotions and remain positive and…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Resilience (Psychology), Poverty, Teacher Attitudes
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Nováky, György – Arts and Humanities in Higher Education: An International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice, 2017
History as a subject area is facing increasing demands from the society to be more profitable and, sometimes, more conformist. The Tuning methodology, developed in cooperation with a large number of Universities worldwide, could offer a viable and sustainable way to take societal needs into account without compromising academic soundness.
Descriptors: History Instruction, Skill Development, Competence, Historians
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Chen, Shu-Li; Tzeng, Shih-Jay; Chu, Szu-Yin; Chen, Hsin-Ying – Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate whether a Chinese phonetic script, Zhu-Yin-Fu-Hao (ZYFH), influences low achievers in learning Chinese. In this quasi experimental design, 21 students were assigned to the experimental group, while the other 31 students were distributed to the control group. Two interventions were implemented throughout…
Descriptors: Intervention, Chinese, Low Achievement, Grade 1
Payton, Caterria Beasley – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine if there was a difference in the attitudes and beliefs of traditionally certified teachers who were previously assistant teachers and alternatively certified teachers regarding classroom management. The instrument used in the study was the Attitudes and Beliefs on Classroom Control Inventory-Revised and…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Certification, Alternative Teacher Certification
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