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Sabet, Michelle – BU Journal of Graduate Studies in Education, 2018
This article explores some of the benefits of outdoor education and examines some of the historical approaches taken to outdoor education, with an emphasis on current trends in the field. Specifically, fostering environmental stewardship through connections to the outdoors, incorporating Indigenous perspectives into practice, and place-based…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Educational Trends, Educational Benefits, Environmental Education
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Henly, Megan; Brucker, Debra L. – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Americans with a disability are substantially less likely to be employed than those without a disability. Among those with a disability who are employed, additional layers of inequality have been established, including wage differences and access to benefits. Education is generally viewed as a pathway to professional work with good wages,…
Descriptors: Salary Wage Differentials, Job Satisfaction, College Graduates, Educational Attainment
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Shannon, Elizabeth Ann; Pearson, Sue; Quinn, Wendy; Macintyre, Kate – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
Part-time postgraduate students make up a significant proportion of the student population, yet their experience remains poorly understood. In this article, a multi-phase, explanatory mixed-method study conducted within Tasmanian health and human services provides some answers. Students reported improved job performance, self-esteem and increased…
Descriptors: Human Services, Health Services, Part Time Students, Graduate Study
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2020
The "Forum Guide to Data Governance" highlights how data governance programs benefit education agencies and provide timely and useful best practices, examples, and resources for agencies implementing or updating their data governance programs. This resource is intended to address the needs of federal, state, and local agencies related…
Descriptors: Data, Governance, Information Security, Privacy
OECD Publishing, 2020
While the economic benefits of education have been demonstrated in a number of areas, greater educational attainment is also positively associated with a variety of social outcomes that are important during the COVID-19 outbreak. Data collected before the outbreak show that people with a tertiary degree are less likely to report suffering from…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing, Educational Attainment
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Jeannin, Loïse – International Journal for Academic Development, 2019
The mobility of academic staff to South Africa is expected to benefit higher education institutions through teaching-research collaboration and capacity building. However, South African institutions do not always have the adequate organisational processes to facilitate host and international staff collaboration. Drawing on individual interviews…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Workers, Faculty Mobility, Teacher Collaboration
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2013
"Education Indicators in Focus" is a recurring series of briefs that highlight specific indicators in "OECD's Education at a Glance" that are of particular interest to policy makers and practitioners. They provide a detailed look into current issues in pre-primary, primary and secondary education, higher education, and adult…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Benefits, Demography, Expectation
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Cheeseman, Adam; Wright, Tarah – Applied Environmental Education and Communication, 2020
While many studies have investigated environmental education programs, fewer have focused on the longer-term effects of these interventions. This study provides insight into the longer-term influences of an earth education summer camp in Nova Scotia, Canada. Data were collected using a semi-structured interview process with seven parents of…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Summer Programs, Foreign Countries, Resident Camp Programs
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Hoff, Erika; Burridge, Andrea; Ribot, Krystal M.; Giguere, David – Developmental Psychology, 2018
The robust relation between maternal education and child language that is observed in monolingual populations has not been reliably replicated among bilingual children from immigrant families in the United States. We hypothesized that a variable that operates in immigrant populations--the language in which mothers achieved their highest level of…
Descriptors: Mothers, Parent Background, Educational Attainment, Bilingualism
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Radford, Alexandria Walton; Bentz, Alexander; Dekker, Remmert; Paslov, Jonathan – National Center for Education Statistics, 2016
The Post-9/11 GI Bill took effect on August 1, 2009, increasing the education benefits available to military service members who served after September 10, 2001. A previous National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) study used national data collected in 2007-08 to profile military undergraduate and graduate students who received benefits…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Veterans, Military Personnel, Enrollment
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Freidig, Amy – Journal of Extension, 2019
The Wisconsin Master Gardener Program team used the Google+ Community platform to provide an engaging online discussion forum for asynchronous continuing education experiences. Applications of such a tool for volunteer online education have numerous benefits, including the capacity for asynchronous posting, ease of posting, privacy options, wide…
Descriptors: Volunteers, Asynchronous Communication, Continuing Education, Discussion Groups
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Iwatani, Emi – Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 2018
Education researchers are increasingly interested in applying data mining approaches, but to date, there has been no overarching exposition of their methodological advantages and disadvantages to the field. This is partly because the use of data mining in education research is relatively new, so its value and consequences are not yet well…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Educational Research, Research Problems, Statistics
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Toperesu, B-Abee; Van Belle, Jean-Paul – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
The field of mobile learning has received much attention in both the academic research fields and the practical fields. Yet the implementation rate is low with very few higher education institutions (HEIs) offering full support for this channel. The aim of this research is to evaluate the different mobile learning considerations as identified in…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Ilie, Sonia; Rose, Pauline – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2018
Most countries are far from achieving the new sustainable development target of equal access to higher education by 2030, with those in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa furthest behind. This raises questions about the allocation of public resources across the education system to promote equity. We use data from Demographic and Health Surveys and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Finance, Resource Allocation
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Yuan, Rui – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
In current teacher education, while previous research has explored teacher educators' perceptions about and engagement in research, limited research has been paid to their publishing practice. Drawing on a comparative perspective, the present research investigates teacher educators' publishing experiences in two different Chinese universities. The…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Attitudes, Values, Professional Autonomy
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