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Fongwa, Samuel N. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
The perceived dichotomy between public or private benefits to higher education remains of growing interest in higher education research and policy. In this paper, I borrow from the African philosophy of "Ubuntu" as a conceptual lens to interrogate this binary within the South African context using the 'black tax' phenomenon. Gleaning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Benefits, African Culture
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Haakmat, Martha – Montessori Life: A Publication of the American Montessori Society, 2015
Martha Haakmat writes in this article that in some ways she understands why parents might have a harder time understanding why Montessori is education at its best, especially as their children progress past preschool. Haakmat goes on to say that the learning path at Montessori schools is more proactive. Montessori schools ask that parents partner…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Montessori Schools, Montessori Method, Parent Participation
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Wong, Seng Yue; Ghavifekr, Simin – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2021
Student satisfaction has become a crucial measure in massive open online course (MOOC) learning experience. Students with high satisfaction not only bring the long-term benefits to higher education, but also help to sustain MOOCs as a source of revenue. Thus, this study is aimed to examine the contributing factors of sustainability implementation…
Descriptors: Student Satisfaction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Cunninghame, Ian; Pitman, Tim – Higher Education Research and Development, 2020
Ensuring that students of all backgrounds are smoothly transitioned through the stages of access, participation and completion in higher education has been the focus of much public policy and research in recent decades. Subsequently, public policy discourse treats those who do not complete their higher education degrees as unsuccessful, despite a…
Descriptors: Educational Benefits, Access to Education, Higher Education, Discourse Analysis
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Heras, Raquel; Medir, Rosa M.; Salazar, Olga – Education 3-13, 2020
Numerous publications demonstrate that outdoor and nature-based education benefit school children both physically, cognitively, emotionally and socially and may also promote pro-environmental behaviour. This study assesses the perceptions of 22 students aged 11 to 12 years old after a nature field trip. Such students attended a state-funded…
Descriptors: Childrens Attitudes, Field Trips, Outdoor Education, Educational Benefits
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Cheung, Sum Kwing; Kwan, Joyce Lok Yin; Yim, Ka Yan Karen – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2021
Research Findings: This study surveyed 216 pre-service early childhood teachers in Hong Kong to examine their levels of confidence in teaching different topics of sexuality. It also sought to explore the relationships of their different perceptions about sexuality education to their behavioural intentions towards children's curiosity. Results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Early Childhood Teachers, Self Efficacy
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Horowski, Jaroslaw – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2021
The analyses undertaken in this article refer to the harm experienced in close relationships, where the lack of forgiveness and the breakdown in the relationship can be a source of additional suffering for the victim. Referring to the discussion conducted in the "Journal of Philosophy of Education" in the years 2002-2003, I assume that…
Descriptors: Altruism, Conflict Resolution, Interpersonal Relationship, Educational Philosophy
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Groccia, Steven W.; Moosbrugger, Michelle E.; Mirando, Kevin M. – Physical Educator, 2021
Although the number of homeschool students in the United States has increased to approximately 2 million K-12 students as of spring 2010, there has been limited research on homeschool families and physical education. In particular, investigations of parent perceptions of homeschool physical education programs are lacking. The purpose of this study…
Descriptors: Home Schooling, Parent Attitudes, Physical Education, Comparative Analysis
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Collins, Christopher S.; Clanton, J. Caleb – Christian Higher Education, 2018
Despite myriad benefits of higher education to communities and the public at large, a commonplace perception these days is that the most important benefit of higher education centers on what accrues to individual degree earners. Institutions can inadvertently encourage this narrower perception in various ways. The purpose of this article is to…
Descriptors: Christianity, Higher Education, Educational Benefits, Religious Education
Best, Katharina Ley; Pane, John F. – RAND Corporation, 2018
The expansion of education technology is transforming the learning environment in classrooms, schools, school systems, online, and at home. The rise of education technology brings with it an increased opportunity for the collection and application of data, which are valuable resources for educators, schools, policymakers, researchers, and software…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Privacy, Information Storage
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Svobodová, Hana; Mísarová, Darina; Durna, Radek; Hofmann, Eduard – Journal of Geography, 2020
Outdoor education is a teaching strategy that is considered an integral component of geography education. This article deals with the benefits of outdoor education as perceived by teachers, pupils, and parents for learner development in the areas of knowledge, skills, attitudes, and interpersonal relationships. To obtain the data, the…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Outdoor Education, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
Welton, Carrie – Center for Law and Social Policy, Inc. (CLASP), 2017
Only 37 percent of college students fit the stereotype of a recent high school graduate who attends a four-year institution directly after high school. In reality, the average college student is older, has more work and family obligations, and often attends part time. Unfortunately, financial aid, public benefit, and higher education policies…
Descriptors: College Students, Barriers, Educational Finance, Tuition
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Dinaj-Koci, Veronica; Deveaux, Lynette; Wang, Bo; Lunn, Sonya; Marshall, Sharon; Li, Xiaoming; Stanton, Bonita – Health Education & Behavior, 2015
The inclusion of parents in adolescent-targeted interventions is intended to benefit the adolescent. Limited research has explored whether parents participating in these programs also benefit directly. We examined the impact of Caribbean Informed Parents and Children Together, the parenting portion of an adolescent-targeted HIV prevention…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Intervention, Adolescents
Postsecondary Value Commission, 2021
Economic returns are critical to building a financially secure future and promoting mobility for students. As such, the Postsecondary Value Commission focuses on measuring both the personal and public economic returns from higher education. However, the commission also considers non-economic outcomes both because they are closely tied to economic…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Outcomes of Education, Well Being, Job Skills
Dortch, Cassandria – Congressional Research Service, 2020
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), previously named the Veterans Administration, has been providing veterans educational assistance benefits through the GI Bills and other programs since 1944. The benefits have been intended, at various times, to compensate for compulsory service, encourage voluntary service, avoid unemployment, provide…
Descriptors: Veterans, Veterans Education, Federal Legislation, Fringe Benefits
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