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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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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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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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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
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Mukhtar, Mukhneri; Sudarmi, Sudarmi; Wahyudi, Mochamad; Burmansah, Burmansah – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
The purpose of this study is to express the experiences, ideas, needs, and the use of information technology for the development of management information systems in a higher education institution. This study is a qualitative approach research using the case study method. The research data collection uses the techniques of observation, interview,…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Higher Education, Management Information Systems, Computer Uses in Education
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
Goldsberry, Christopher John – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This multiple case study (Stake, 1995; Yin 2009) is divided into five chapters and explored the educational experiences of foster alumni in college. The first chapter discussed the current plight of foster youth and their shared past, social, and cultural experiences. I also touched on the significance of this study, my positionality, and…
Descriptors: Foster Care, College Students, Mentors, At Risk Students
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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Zoljargal, Dembereldorj – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Universities elsewhere have been changing its purposes, functions, roles, and pursuits in society. This study is a case study of Mongolian higher education in which institutional changes are taking place incrementally. The purpose of this study is to explore institutional isomorphism or homogenization of a case university in Mongolia in two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Organizational Change, Social Systems
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Burmansah, Burmansah; Rugaiyah, Rugaiyah; Mukhtar, Mukhneri; Nabilah, Siti; Ripki, Ahmad Jauhari Hamid; Fatayan, Arum – European Journal of Educational Research, 2020
The objective of this research is to describe the practice of mindful leadership at the IABS - Plum Village Buddhist Monastery Upper Hamlet, France, looking at the abbot's pattern and role in developing and managing the Institute of Advanced Buddhist Studies and the monastery. This research uses the approach of qualitative research with the method…
Descriptors: Buddhism, Altruism, Higher Education, Metacognition
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Tocci, Charles; Moon, Seungho – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2020
This paper explores the challenges of non-violence as an educational subject. Conceptually framed by nonduality, this cross-cultural conversation between Laozian and Deleuzian viewpoints articulates reforming non-violence into non-violencing within the educational discourse. Non-violencing is a shift that opens up space to theorise non-violence as…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Cross Cultural Studies, Western Civilization
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