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Muller, Meir; Gorsetman, Chaya; Alexander, Shelley T. – Journal of Jewish Education, 2018
This study examined the experiences of teachers in a Jewish early childhood center implementing constructivist theory and pedagogy through a Reggio Emilia-inspired model. Constructivist practices were described through interviews, surveys, classroom documentation, and observations. The data indicated that areas that were initially deemed as…
Descriptors: Judaism, Reggio Emilia Approach, Constructivism (Learning), Teaching Methods
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Koren, Chaya – Gerontologist, 2011
Purpose: Continuity and discontinuity are controversial concepts in social theories on aging. The aim of this article is to explore these concepts using the experiences of older persons living in second couplehood in old age as a case in point. Design and Method: Based on a larger qualitative study on second couplehood in old age, following the…
Descriptors: Older Adults, Social Theories, Interpersonal Relationship, Experience
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Herman, Chaya – Higher Education Research and Development, 2011
The purpose of this paper is to discuss both the status of the PhD in South Africa and the feasibility of the country's aspiration to increase by fivefold the production of PhDs by 2025. Based on the first empirical studies on doctoral education in South Africa, it argues that in order to move towards this target, an expanded and coordinated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Programs, Knowledge Economy, Economic Development
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Herman, Chaya – Perspectives in Education, 2011
The article explores doctoral attrition in South Africa, investigating and comparing the attributions of attrition of doctoral students and PhD programme leaders. The article is based on secondary data analysis of two large studies on doctoral education in South Africa. The main point of the article is that the different understandings of the…
Descriptors: Attribution Theory, Graduate Study, Foreign Countries, Data Analysis
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Herman, Chaya – Journal of Education and Work, 2011
This paper explores the drive to expand the quantity and quality of PhD's in South Africa and the impact this has had on under-represented groups, in particular black graduates. Based on both qualitative and quantitative data, the paper argues that while there has been a significant increase in the number of black students in doctoral education,…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Foreign Countries, Barriers, Disproportionate Representation
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Kombe, Charity Lengwe Meki Kombe; Herman, Chaya – Educational Review, 2017
This article explores the sustainability of donor-supported innovations in the education sector. Accordingly, a case study was conducted of a programme (Primary Reading Programme) implemented in Zambian primary schools which was intended to improve literacy levels. The programme was initially supported by the Department for International…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Foreign Countries, Sustainability, Case Studies
Kirmayer, Paul, Ed.; Michaelson, Serena T., Ed. – 1999
This fifth journal edition focuses on the didactics of adult education in Israel. Following a "Preface" (Meir Peretz) discussing the didactics of adult education, three major fields are examined: Learning for Adults; Hebrew Language and Culture for Immigrants; and Special Populations (adults with learning disabilities, senior citizens,…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Adult Students, Andragogy
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Hadgu, Rim Mekonnen; Huynh, Sophia; Gopalan, Chaya – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2016
Lecture capture technology is fairly new and has gained interest among higher institutions, faculty and students alike. Live-lecture (LL) is captured in real-time and this recording, LC, is made available for students to access for later use, whether it be for review purpose or to replace a missed class. Student performance was compared between…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Undergraduate Students
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Chaya, Julie; Bernert, Donna J. – American Journal of Sexuality Education, 2014
Sexuality education and health services for elderly individuals who reside in care settings (e.g., assisted living facilities, nursing homes, retirement communities) have received limited attention in the professional literature. However, the lack of sexual health promotion practices in elder care facilities can be detrimental to older…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Sex Education, Homosexuality, Health Services
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Herman, Chaya – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2010
This paper examines the relationship between political change and epistemologies and methodologies employed at doctorate level. It does so by analysing the range of topics, questions and methodologies used by doctoral students at the University of Pretoria's Faculty of Education between 1985 and 2005--a time-frame that covers the decade before and…
Descriptors: Politics, Social Change, Democracy, Research Methodology
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Possick, Chaya – Qualitative Inquiry, 2009
For the past 7 years, the author has conducted qualitative research projects revolving around the experiences of West Bank settlers. The political situation in Israel in general, and the West Bank in particular, has undergone rapid and dramatic political, military, and social changes during this period. In highly politically sensitive situations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Political Issues, Researchers
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Meltz, Adrienne; Herman, Chaya; Pillay, Venitha – South African Journal of Education, 2014
The study explored the understanding and implementation of inclusive education in an independent Jewish community school; a school with a community ethos of care and belonging, whose context is, by definition, exclusionary on the grounds of a particular social category--religion. However, this exclusionary agenda positioned the school as inclusive…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Jews, Judaism, Community Schools
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Hadgu, Rim Mekonnen; Huynh, Sophia Hoang-Vy; Gopalan, Chaya – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2016
There has been an increase in reliance on pre-recorded lectures (PRL) as a source of learning in place of live-lectures (LL) in higher education today but whether PRL can effectively replace LL remains unknown. We tested how students performed in the exam questions when PRL replaced LL. While PRL+ group included those students who watched the…
Descriptors: Physiology, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Lecture Method
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Liangprayoon, Somlak; Chaya, Walaiporn; Thep-ackraphong, Tipa – English Language Teaching, 2013
Coherence is considered one of the characteristics of effective writing. Topical structure analysis (TSA) has been taught to students as a revision strategy to raise their awareness of importance of textual coherence and helps them clearly understand its concept. This study aimed to investigate the effectiveness of TSA instruction in improving…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Brody, David L.; Gorsetman, Chaya R. – Journal of Jewish Education, 2013
The effectiveness of outside experts in professional development in Jewish schools has been questioned in light of scholarly critique of this approach. This case study examines the sociocultural context of one such long-term project aimed at school improvement through early childhood (EC) curriculum development. The research identifies cultural…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Educational Improvement, Faculty Development, Day Schools
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