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Chang, Dave; Bai, Heesoon – Ethics and Education, 2016
Many teacher candidates get their first taste of life as a full-time teacher in their practicums, during which they confront a host of challenges, pedagogical and ethical. Because ethics is fundamental to the connection between teachers and students, teacher candidates are often required to negotiate dilemmas in ways that keep with the ethical…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Student Teacher Attitudes, Student Teaching, Preservice Teacher Education
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Nguyen, Quynh Thi Nhu – International Education Studies, 2016
Values education has been discussed extensively in many parts of the world in the context of the dramatic changes associated with globalization which directly affects the set of human values. Vietnam is a developing country with an intermixture of cultural heritage and social-economic transformation. In order to achieve the goal of becoming a…
Descriptors: Values, Asian Culture, Western Civilization, Vietnamese People
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Kuriakose, John – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2016
Eliot's poem "The Waste Land" is a pilgrimage in quest of an answer to the problem of desire--universal as well as personal--especially deviant sexuality, immoral behavior and their consequences. The traditional tags on the poem such as "a poem about Europe" and a poem about the "disillusionment of a generation" serve…
Descriptors: Poetry, Poets, Twentieth Century Literature, Literature Appreciation
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Kim, Bum Jung; Sung, Kyu-taik – Educational Gerontology, 2011
This article introduces a Buddhist Sutra about the deep kindness of mothers and ways of repaying mothers' kindness. The Sutra has been used to teach children about mothers' kindness and the obligation to repay to their mothers in their old age. It contains discourses about 10 types of kindness that a mother bestows on her child and how to repay…
Descriptors: Caring, Altruism, Mothers, Older Adults
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Bornstein, Marc H.; Putnick, Diane L.; Lansford, Jennifer E.; Al-Hassan, Suha M.; Bacchini, Dario; Bombi, Anna Silvia; Chang, Lei; Deater-Deckard, Kirby; Di Giunta, Laura; Dodge, Kenneth A.; Malone, Patrick S.; Oburu, Paul; Pastorelli, Concetta; Skinner, Ann T.; Sorbring, Emma; Steinberg, Laurence; Tapanya, Sombat; Tirado, Liliana Maria Uribe; Zelli, Arnaldo; Alampay, Liane Peña – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: Most studies of the effects of parental religiousness on parenting and child development focus on a particular religion or cultural group, which limits generalizations that can be made about the effects of parental religiousness on family life. Methods: We assessed the associations among parental religiousness, parenting, and…
Descriptors: Student Adjustment, Child Rearing, Parents, Longitudinal Studies
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Powietrzynska, Malgorzata; Tobin, Kenneth; Alexakos, Konstantinos – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2015
We address the nature of mindfulness and its salience to education generally and to science education specifically. In a context of the historical embeddedness of mindfulness in Buddhism we discuss research in social neuroscience, presenting evidence for neuronal plasticity of the brain and six emotional styles, which are not biologically…
Descriptors: Heuristics, Metacognition, Emotional Response, Science Curriculum
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Morgan, Patricia Fay – Journal of Transformative Education, 2015
This article explores the history of the current reemergence of a contemplative orientation in education. While referencing an ancient history, it primarily examines the history of contemporary contemplative education through three significant stages, focusing on the third. The first was arguably initiated by the introduction of Buddhism to the…
Descriptors: Educational History, Religious Factors, Religion, Spiritual Development
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Hyland, Terry – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2015
Interest in the Buddhist concept of mindfulness has burgeoned over the last few decades as a result of its application as a therapeutic strategy in mind-body medicine, psychotherapy, psychiatry, education, leadership and management, and a wide range of other theoretical and practical domains. Although many commentators welcome this extension of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Buddhism, Educational Philosophy, Ethics
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Perera, Nirukshi – Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, 2015
In the study of language maintenance and shift for migrant groups in Australia, scholars have tended to focus on how personal factors or aspects of life in the host society shape language maintenance patterns. In this study, I explore how factors originating in the homeland affect language maintenance for Sri Lankan migrants in Australia. The aim…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Language Maintenance, Immigrants, Dravidian Languages
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Zhang, Wenli – International Education Studies, 2009
Superstitious ideas are always in people's life in spite of scientific and technological advancement. Hungry Ghost Festival in China, Halloween in some western countries and Day of the Dead in Mexico are three religious festivals which are observed every year. They reveal people's idea about ghosts and spirits after death. They also include…
Descriptors: Death, Cultural Influences, Asian Culture, Religious Factors
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Garrison, Jim – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2019
Let me begin by thanking the members of the George F. Kneller Advisory Committee and you the members of the American Educational Studies Association for inviting me to give the annual Kneller Lecture on this the fiftieth anniversary of the Association.The present phase of rising nationalism and growing global xenophobia does not suggest this is…
Descriptors: Buddhism, Educational Philosophy, Nationalism, Stranger Reactions
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Eells, Gregory T. – Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 2012
Working in a counseling service at a college or university often requires counselors to touch the deep foundation of suffering that underlies the human experience. This article will examine the philosophical underpinning of the ways in which our profession helps us respond to human suffering. I will first examine the roots of our daily work found…
Descriptors: Counseling Services, Buddhism, Philosophy, Counseling Techniques
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Goulah, Jason – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2012
This article focuses on Daisaku Ikeda's (1928- ) philosophy and practice of intercultural dialogue--what I call "value-creative dialogue"--as a new current in interculturalism and educational philosophy and theory. I use excerpts from Ikeda's writings to consider two aspects of his approach to dialogue. First, I locate his approach…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education
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Massoudi, Mehrdad – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2010
The importance of proper language, in the context of multicultural education, and how it can be of help in conflict prevention is discussed. A brief discussion of what a model does and how a scientific model is constructed is provided. A circular model is developed where it is proposed that thought, language, and action, as the three most…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Prevention, Conflict, Religious Education
Miller, Elizabeth Morgan – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This dissertation proposes an approach to learning, evaluation and knowledge that shifts the direction of attention from development of more external tools and rubrics, to the need to cultivate new understanding of the human self, greater inward balance, and deeper experience of human potential. It addresses student engagement, will for learning,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Educational Assessment, Islam, Islamic Culture
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