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Losel, Friedrich; King, Sonja; Bender, Doris; Jugl, Irina – International Journal of Developmental Science, 2018
Extremism and radicalization towards violence are urgent topics in many countries. Numerous research projects are carried out, of which many focus on risk factors only. In contrast, this article contains a systematic review of the rare international research on protective factors. After screening more than 2,000 documents, we found 17 reports…
Descriptors: Violence, World Views, Foreign Countries, Antisocial Behavior
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Law, Yin-kum; Lam, Shui-fong; Law, Wilbert; Tam, Zoe W. Y. – Educational Psychology, 2017
Peer acceptance is an important facilitator for the success of inclusive education. The aim of the current study is twofold: (1) to examine how classroom goal orientation is associated with children's acceptance of peers with learning difficulties; and (2) to evaluate the effectiveness of a storytelling programme with drama techniques on…
Descriptors: Peer Acceptance, Elementary School Students, Goal Orientation, Story Telling
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Avalos-Bevan, Beatrice – Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 2018
The paper examines the process of establishing a teacher evaluation system in Chile and its acceptance by teachers over time. The conceptual base upon which the system was established is described. Evidence is also examined from a variety of data sources and research related to the evaluation system as well as teachers' use of its results. This…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Accountability, Faculty Development
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LaFree, Gary; Morris, Nancy A. – Crime & Delinquency, 2012
Legitimacy is conceptualized as subjective individual attitudes and expectations about formal institutional authority and is often thought of as a reservoir of trust or goodwill that formal governing authorities draw on to secure acceptance and compliance with the law. Recent public opinion surveys in predominantly Muslim countries report…
Descriptors: Terrorism, Public Opinion, Muslims, Foreign Countries
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Ayebi-Arthur, Kofi – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2017
This paper presents a case study of one College of Business (College of Business and Law from 2013) impacted in 2011 by earthquakes in New Zealand. Analyses from interviews of nine staff and documents were used to describe processes of increasing resilience with e-learning over the worst seismic events. Increasing deployment of the University's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Business Administration Education, Natural Disasters
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Teixeira, Vitor; Correia, Ana; Monteiro, Elisa; Kuok, Angus C.H.; Forlin, Chris – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2018
In Macao, the government has initiated a debate regarding revisions in the Decree Law in order to promote a more inclusive schooling system. In this Special Administrative Region of China, inclusive education is one of three possible types of special education that are likely be legislated in the future. The way the teachers perceive the different…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Disabilities, Educational Legislation
Traverse, Maria A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Research on post-graduate performance, pertaining to law school graduates, indicates that success in the legal profession is attributable to more than the theoretical content or cognitive knowledge obtained through educational curricula. Research suggests that the combination of creative and analytic thinking skills contributes to a higher rate of…
Descriptors: Law Students, Law Schools, Legal Education (Professions), Graduates
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Harring, Niklas; Jagers, Sverker C. – Environmental Education Research, 2018
Pressing problems of environmental degradation are typically argued to require coordination, primarily through state intervention. Social scientists are struggling to understand how attitudes toward such state interventions are formed, and several drivers have been suggested, including education. People with university degrees are assumed to have…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Norms, Beliefs, Longitudinal Studies
Bigelow, Robert W. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Within some areas of traditional legal education there has been discussion of and advocacy for greater acceptance and integration of online technology. This study addresses the enormous gap in the legal literature concerning perceptions of online legal education and adds to the robust body of literature concerning perceptions of online education…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Law Schools
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Hawley, Patricia H.; Sinatra, Gale M. – Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 2019
America's rank among the lowest of developed countries in evolution acceptance rates is due, at least in part, to religious and political opposition. The negative correlations among religiosity, political ideology, and evolution acceptance in the United States have been documented repeatedly, and comfort with evolution varies by region with…
Descriptors: Evolution, Christianity, Religious Factors, Political Issues
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Pattnaik, Pinaki Nandan; Pandey, Satyendra C.; Mustafa, Faizan – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to share the experience of Centre for Management Studies, NALSAR University of Law in developing the new MBA programme in Court Administration and Management. Design/methodology/approach: This paper describes the urgent need of skilled managers for court management and administration in an Indian context. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Business Administration Education, Courts, Masters Programs
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Ivey, Julie K. – Education and Training in Developmental Disabilities, 2007
The current study, with its foundation in expectancy theory, investigated the relationships between teacher expectations of future outcomes for students within the autism spectrum. Fifteen teachers, in private and public school settings, completed a survey that assessed their expectations about the importance and the likelihood of specific…
Descriptors: Safety, Outcomes of Education, School Psychologists, Independent Living
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Zirbes, Laura – Childhood Education, 2017
Rights are statements of claim. The very conception of human rights cannot be understood without reference to the aggressive disposition to invade, violate, or override them. When socially sensitive leaders rise to the acceptance of these rights,... gradually such expressions of social conviction are either set aside due to some less idealistic…
Descriptors: Childhood Needs, Childrens Rights, Civil Rights, Early Childhood Education
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Beck, Brittney Leigh – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Fruitfully grappling with the complexity of contemporary issues of social justice in education requires intimate knowledge of their historical roots. This historical case study, anchored by the oral histories of queer activists, is designed to reveal the complex inner-workings of a queer rights movement amongst faculty, staff, and students in an a…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Social Change
Massirer, Tammie Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks exposed considerable breakdowns in communications interoperability and information sharing among first responders. Multijurisdictional responses to the active-shooter incidents at the University of Texas in 2010; Sandy Hook Elementary of Newtown, Connecticut in 2012, and the Reynolds High School shooting of…
Descriptors: Universities, Campuses, School Security, Security Personnel
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