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Greer, Katie; Swanberg, Stephanie; Hristova, Mariela; Switzer, Anne T.; Daniel, Dominique; Perdue, Sherry Wynn – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2012
Intentional and unintentional plagiarism cases occur frequently and present unique pedagogical challenges for librarians, who often are deemed responsible for ensuring that undergraduates gain a solid understanding of academic integrity issues via information literacy instruction. This article describes the process by which faculty from the…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Ethical Instruction, Plagiarism, Information Literacy
Osler, Audrey; Starkey, Hugh – Trentham Books Ltd, 2010
Why do teachers need to be familiar with human rights? In multicultural societies, whose values take precedence? How do schools resolve tensions between children's rights and teachers' rights? Campaigners, politicians and the media cite human rights to justify or challenge anything from peaceful protest to military action. The phrase "human…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Citizenship Education, Childrens Rights, Teacher Rights
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Guyette, Frederick W. – British Journal of Religious Education, 2009
What are the prospects for joining religious education and human rights education? (1) Human rights educators may cite good historical and philosophical reasons for teaching about human rights without making any reference whatsoever to a religious foundation. (2) For their part, many religious communities have resisted opportunities to form…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Religious Education, Social Justice, Social Attitudes
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Kress, Helen M. – American Secondary Education, 2005
This article argues for a social and cultural perspective on mathematics education that sees mathematical knowledge as a "new" civil right and cites The Algebra Project as an example of culturally-responsive instruction. Recommendations are made for reforming teacher education, by including a course for all prospective middle and high school…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Civil Rights, Mathematics Education, Culturally Relevant Education
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Manson, Patrick – Update on Law-Related Education, 1998
Presents a lesson on human rights for middle and secondary school students in which they identify human rights, cite examples of human-rights abuses and affirmations, and relate actions to the articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Explains that students identify human-rights issues globally and at home. (CMK)
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Discussion (Teaching Technique), Global Approach, Middle Schools
Bartlett, Thomas – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
The Reverend Paul Locatelli has been president of Santa Clara University for 20 years. He was recently appointed as Jesuit secretary for higher education throughout the world and will step down as president of the university later this year. In this interview, Locatelli talks about how Pope Benedict, seeing universities as part of the church's…
Descriptors: College Presidents, Religious Education, Higher Education, Interviews
Jones, Janet L. – American School Board Journal, 1993
Public schools and school boards are under attack from the religious right. Cites the strategies of some of these organizations, including quotes from Robert Simonds, the leader of Citizens for Excellence in Education. Advises school boards to have explicit policies on the selection of textbooks and academic freedom; to involve parents; and to…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Board of Education Policy, Boards of Education, Censorship
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Gallagher, Shaun – Educational Theory, 2018
On an enactivist conception of cognition, the unit of explanation is not just the brain, not just the body, and not just the environment, but the body--brain--environment understood as a dynamically coupled structure or gestalt. On this view, referencing Viktor von Weizs├Ącker's metaphor of the gestalt circle (Gestaltkreis), the brain is not in the…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Brain, Human Body, Interaction
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Blue, Reginald – Elementary School Journal, 1973
Cites several court decisions regarding rights of students concerning their school records. Emphasizes that the problem is becoming more pressing with the advent of computer retrieval systems for student records. (ST)
Descriptors: Academic Records, Administrative Policy, Civil Liberties, Confidential Records
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Flowers, Nancy – Update on Law-Related Education, 1998
Offers a lesson in which the students investigate the media, in particular news stories, announcements, and advertisements, for evidence of attitudes on human rights. Assists students in developing an awareness of human-rights issues in everyday life and enables them to cite examples of human-rights protections and violations. (CMK)
Descriptors: Advertising, Civil Liberties, Equal Protection, Group Activities
Glasser, Ira – American School Board Journal, 1992
By law and example, school boards must govern within scope of Bill of Rights. Cites West Virginia State Board of Education v Barnette, in which Supreme Court in 1943 upheld two Jehovah's Witness children's right to refuse to participate in daily flag salute ceremony. Urges schools to teach students principles of democracy and also of individual…
Descriptors: Board of Education Role, Constitutional Law, Court Litigation, Democracy
Park, J. Charles – NJEA Review, 1980
The author warns that ultra-conservatism is growing in strength and sophistication as a political force. He cites literature from various right-wing groups attacking the public schools and suggests that educators must learn to cope with social stress and the political extremism it generates. (SJL)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Censorship, Educational Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gowan, J. C., Ed. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 1979
The author cites experts on the nature of right hemisphere imagery, the vehicle through which incubation (the second component of creativity) produces creativity, and explores conditions under which imagery occurs. A summarization of the incubation process is provided. (PHR)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Creative Thinking, Gifted, Imagery
Arabo, Melody; Budd, Jonathan S.; Garrison, Shannon; Pacheco, Tabitha – Thomas B. Fordham Institute, 2017
Although it's been almost seven years since many states took the important step of elevating their academic standards by adopting the Common Core, teachers and administrators across the country still bemoan the lack of reliable information about which instructional materials are high-quality and best aligned to the new standards. One recent survey…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Writing Instruction, Reading Improvement, Writing Improvement
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Liddell, Debora L.; Douvanis, Costas J. – NASPA Journal, 1994
Describes current social and legal status of gay students. Examines scope of the problem; defines legal issues; and cites relevant cases regarding students' rights of association, access to university services/facilities, and privacy. Discusses homosexuality as "illegal act" and notes differences between private and public institutions. Discusses…
Descriptors: College Students, Higher Education, Homosexuality, Legal Responsibility
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