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Alsop, Steve – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2015
In pursuit of more mindful notions of hybridity, this review essay provides a series of reflections on Mathew Weinstein's representations of Street Medics and "sciences for the red zones of neoliberalism". My analysis draws on three popular ways of thinking with boundaries to offer a critical reading of the boundary-work that the…
Descriptors: Emergency Medical Technicians, Activism, Neoliberalism, Critical Reading
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Yeom, Min-ho – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
The paper critically reviews the results of Korean massification in higher education (HE) and focuses on the consequences related to graduate employment. By analysing statistical data and reviewing related articles, this study explores the process of the massification of HE, investigates major factors influencing the expansion, and analyses and…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Higher Education, Employment, Foreign Countries
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Shurr, Jordan; Hollingshead, Aleksandra – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2017
Understanding family challenges and perspectives are critical to effective programming and services for individuals with severe disabilities. Equally central, yet often overlooked, is the relationship between family challenges and diversity. This systematic review examined a set of peer reviewed literature published between 2002-2015 at the…
Descriptors: Severe Disabilities, Literature Reviews, Family Characteristics, Cultural Differences
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McRuer, Jennifer; Zethelius, Margarita – International Review of Education, 2017
The Latin American concept of "(collective) biocultural heritage" arose from Indigenous knowledge and practices with respect to local natural resources and environment, including the food being hunted, the crops being grown, and the landscapes being created. The term is now used more widely to describe community practices, goals and…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Marine Biology, Well Being, Foreign Countries
Guo, Shibao; Jamal, Zenobia – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2007
Canadian universities and colleges are becoming increasingly ethnoculturally diverse. Two major social forces have contributed to this change: immigration and increasing enrolment of international students. Minority and international students bring their values, language, culture and educational background to our campuses, to add to and enrich our…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Multicultural Education, Inclusive Schools, Universities
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Rundgren, Shu-Nu Chang; Sun, Yuling – European Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
Ethnic minority students have long been underrepresented in the field of science due to social, cultural and economic factors. Understanding how their attitudes toward science and aspirations for science careers formed and developed during secondary educational level is critical to support them live their full potential for science. Numerous…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Minority Group Students, Occupational Aspiration, Science Careers
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Whaley, Arthur L.; Noel, La – Social Psychology of Education: An International Journal, 2011
Some theories have posited that African American youth are academic underachievers because of sociocultural factors. We label this point of view the cultural incompatibility perspective. Ogbu's oppositional culture theory and Steele's stereotype threat theory are selected as popular examples of this viewpoint. A critical review of the literature…
Descriptors: African American Students, Race, African American Culture, Underachievement
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Cobb, Cam – Exceptionality Education International, 2014
If parental involvement in a child's education is generally viewed in positive terms, then it is important to understand what sorts of barriers might hinder it. This article reviews literature on culturally and linguistically diverse parental involvement in special education in the United States and Canada. In analyzing 20 articles published in…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Special Education, Educational Research, Cultural Differences
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Faas, Stefan; Wu, Shu-chen; Geiger, Steffen – Global Education Review, 2017
In order to reflect international reform movements in a system- and culture-comparative perspective, the following article investigates the early childhood education systems in Germany and in Hong Kong, with reference to the respective social and educational roots, pedagogical development lines, and basic educational approaches. In addition,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Play, Child Development, Early Childhood Education
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Doerr, Neriko Musha – Review of Education, Pedagogy & Cultural Studies, 2015
Culture is not a predetermined, static, bounded unit. Both its boundaries and what is considered cultural difference are constructed through social processes. Ray McDermott and Herve Varenne (1995) argue that only certain differences are noticed, usually according to what is regarded as meaningful difference in one's own society. For example, in a…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Social Influences, Social Environment, Ethnography
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Higgins, Steve – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2014
It is often assumed that the advent of digital technologies requires fundamental change to the curriculum and to the teaching and learning approaches used in schools around the world to educate this generation of "digital natives" or the "net generation". This article analyses the concepts of 21st-century skills and critical…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Skills, Curriculum Development, Cultural Differences
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Davis, Bradley W.; Gooden, Mark A.; Micheaux, Donna J. – Educational Administration Quarterly, 2015
Purpose: Working from the driving research question--"is the explicit consideration of race present in the ISLLC and ELCC standards?"--this article explores the implications of a school leadership landscape reliant on a collection of color-blind leadership standards to guide the preparation and practice of school leaders. In doing so, we…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Race, Standards, Racial Bias
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Moe, Rolin – Learning, Media and Technology, 2015
Despite a rise in awareness and production of open education resources (OER) over the past decade, mainstream media outlets continue to define open in economic terms of consumer cost and not in theoretical terms of remix or appropriation. This period in the "open access" debate has coincided with a proliferation of free-of-charge video…
Descriptors: Open Education, Educational Research, Shared Resources and Services, Open Source Technology
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Lakin, Joni M. – Educational Assessment, 2014
The purpose of test directions is to familiarize examinees with a test so that they respond to items in the manner intended. However, changes in educational measurement as well as the U.S. student population present new challenges to test directions and increase the impact that differential familiarity could have on the validity of test score…
Descriptors: Test Content, Test Construction, Best Practices, Familiarity
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Waterval, Dominique G. J.; Frambach, Janneke M.; Driessen, Erik W.; Scherpbier, Albert J. J. A. – Journal of Studies in International Education, 2015
Crossborder curriculum partnerships, entailing the transposition of an entire curriculum and the related degree(s) from "home" to "host" institution, are a rather new phenomenon in internationalization in education. The literature describes successful and unsuccessful partnerships, but critical factors for the success or…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Global Approach, Partnerships in Education, International Education
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