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Cahapay, Michael B. – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2021
Amidst the effort to extend its knowledge base, however, there is still a difficulty in understanding the null curriculum. Thus, the general purpose of this paper is to synthesize the concepts in understanding the null curriculum. Following the research method of the systematic review, relevant materials were searched, gathered, and analyzed.…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Fundamental Concepts, Curriculum Research
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Franck, Olof – Journal of Religious Education, 2021
This article examines the conditions for designing an epistemologically grounded teaching about religions through an identification of what knowledge is central to the subject of Religious Education (RE). A starting point for the analysis is a discussion of Michael Young's well-known concept of powerful knowledge, as a possible platform for…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Literacy, Fundamental Concepts, Epistemology
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Diehl, David K.; Tunzi, Dominique; Marx, Robert – Teaching in Higher Education, 2022
Research on interdisciplinary fields has mainly focused on knowledge production -- the creation of new ideas -- rather than on knowledge socialization, the process by which a scholarly community identifies and teaches a field's core body of knowledge to novices. In this article, we use social network analysis to identify the core knowledge that…
Descriptors: Education Courses, Interdisciplinary Approach, Course Descriptions, Social Environment
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Salwén, Håkan – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
Educational researchers have concluded that there are threshold concepts in a large number of disciplines. Yet, these researchers have not paid enough attention to the objection to the theory. It is beset with severe definitional and empirical problems. I will portray definitions of 'threshold concepts' provided by Land and Meyer, the founding…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Definitions, Educational Research, Research Methodology
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Gravett, Karen – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
Student transitions are a central part of higher education policy and practice internationally. However much of the work within this important area is underpinned by unquestioned and limited assumptions of what transition as a concept might mean. Moreover, too often understandings of transition defer to narratives that sustain a stereotypic…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Experience, Fundamental Concepts, Student Development
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Stopford, Richard – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
The threshold concept framework is a key contemporary theory in pedagogy. The core idea is that 'threshold concepts' are distinctively 'troublesome' for students and act as gatekeepers to their disciplines. No doubt the theory is compelling because there is surely something right about this. Student difficulty with conceptual material is familiar…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Difficulty Level, Intellectual Disciplines, Educational Theories
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Sabnis, Varun; Abhinav, Kumar; Subramanian, Venkatesh; Dubey, Alpana; Bhat, Padmaraj – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2021
Today, there is a vast amount of online material for learners. However, due to the lack of prerequisite information needed to master them, a lot of time is spent in identifying the right learning content for mastering these concepts. A system that captures underlying prerequisites needed for learning different concepts can help improve the quality…
Descriptors: Prerequisites, Fundamental Concepts, Automation, Natural Language Processing
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Modig, Niclas – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
Based on Young's notion of powerful knowledge, acquiring disciplinary knowledge emerging from an economic epistemic community is expected to make an important difference for people when dealing with economic issues in their daily lives. In this regard, this article's author asked Swedish scholars of economics at higher education institutions what…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Social Studies, Fundamental Concepts, Foreign Countries
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Paz, Enrique – Across the Disciplines, 2022
This essay explores how students' misconceptions about writing might be transformed into accurate threshold concepts of writing through disciplinary writing experiences. Through an activity analysis of a geology major and students' writing in that program, I demonstrate that these students' conceptions of writing changed through their legitimate…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Geology, Writing Attitudes, Misconceptions
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Sladek, Amanda – Composition Studies, 2019
The contextual nature of literacy is a threshold concept that one must move through to better understand composition as a discipline. A nuanced understanding of this concept enables students to critique dominant literacy ideologies and appreciate the diverse literacies present in everyday life. The literacy narrative, a genre that sometimes…
Descriptors: Literacy, Fundamental Concepts, Multiple Literacies, Freshman Composition
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Tallman, Michael A.; Reed, Zackery; Oehrtman, Michael; Carlson, Marilyn P. – ZDM: Mathematics Education, 2021
This article presents the results of our analysis of a sample of 254 Calculus I final exams (collectively containing 4,167 individual items) administered at U.S. colleges and universities. We characterize the specific meanings of foundational concepts the exams assessed, identify features of exam items that assess productive meanings, distinguish…
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Calculus, Mathematics Tests, Mathematical Concepts
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Mollar-Cuni, Andre´s; Mejuto, Carmen; Ventura-Espinosa, David; Borja, Pilar; Mata, Jose A. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2021
This work describes a complete laboratory experiment that involves the synthesis of a ruthenium complex [Ru(p-cym)(NHC)Cl[subscript 2]] (NHC = N-heterocyclic carbene) and its use as a catalyst for the coupling of hydrosilanes and alcohols. The hydrogen gas produced in the reaction is measured using an inverted buret to trap the gas which allows…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, College Science, Science Instruction, Chemistry
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Wearn, Andy; Clouder, Lynn; Barradell, Sarah; Neve, Hilary – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2020
Touch is an integral part of human life. Consequently, touching and being touched are also fundamental to healthcare practice. Despite a significant literature on touch, it is rarely conceptualized or discussed in terms of the student journey from layperson to practitioner. We chose to explore professional touch using the threshold concepts…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Tactual Perception, Qualitative Research, Allied Health Personnel
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Ramos, Delma; Kiyama, Judy Marquez – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2021
Drawing on a synthesis of foundational and extant Funds of Knowledge (fk) scholarship that traces the framework's theoretical origins and development, this manuscript proposes a unified corpus of six core tenets for fk, as an extension to current theoretical understandings of the framework. These six core tenets are commonly cited individually…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Fundamental Concepts, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kang, Jina; Baker, Ryan; Feng, Zhang; Na, Chungsoo; Granville, Peter; Feldon, David F. – Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2022
Threshold concepts are transformative elements of domain knowledge that enable those who attain them to engage domain tasks in a more sophisticated way. Existing research tends to focus on the identification of threshold concepts within undergraduate curricula as challenging concepts that prevent attainment of subsequent content until mastered.…
Descriptors: Fundamental Concepts, Bayesian Statistics, Learning Processes, Research Skills
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