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Cherwitz, Richard – Liberal Education, 2019
Over the past few years, the author has received numerous letters, phone calls, and emails from friends, academic colleagues, and members of the community inquiring why, having been a scholar for more than forty years, he now spends so much time writing op-eds. The author explains his urge to write op-eds and how this urge to write essays for the…
Descriptors: Scholarship, News Writing, Opinions, Essays
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White, Simone; Murray, Jean; Goodwin, A. Lin; Kosnik, Clare; Beck, Clive – Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education, 2021
Teacher educators are an occupational group who appear to suffer from an identity crisis. They do not seem to be able to agree on what their role or professional learning needs are. This situation has dire consequences for the next generation of teacher educators who enter the field in the same rather haphazard and ad hoc way as the ones before.…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Beginning Teachers, Mentors, Professional Identity
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Taylor, Rebecca M. – Educational Theory, 2016
Open-mindedness is widely valued as an important intellectual virtue. Definitional debates about open-mindedness have focused on whether open-minded believers must possess a particular first-order attitude toward their beliefs or a second-order attitude toward themselves as believers, taking it for granted that open-mindedness is motivated by the…
Descriptors: Intellectual Development, Intellectual Experience, Beliefs, Theory of Mind
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Reza, Maleki Ali; Zeraatpishe, Mitra; Faravani, Akram – International Journal of Instruction, 2019
One of the most significant issues in the process of teaching and learning is to consider students' individual differences. The aim of this study was to investigate the interrelationships among Iranian EFL Learners' Typical Intellectual Engagement, Learning Style and Preference for Assessment Methods. The sample included 200 English learners…
Descriptors: Path Analysis, Learner Engagement, Intellectual Experience, Cognitive Style
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Sherman, Robert R. – Critical Questions in Education, 2014
This article argues that carpentry is as much an intellectual as a physical activity. Terms are defined, the problem is outlined, examples are given, and some general conclusions are drawn for education. Some sketches are provided for graphic illustration of the examples. The interpretation in effect is pragmatic and cites Dewey on occasion to…
Descriptors: Woodworking, Intellectual Experience, Physical Activities, Educational Philosophy
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Auðardóttir, Auður Magndís; Kosunen, Sonja – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2020
This study aims to explore the social and ethnic background of pupils admitted to private schools at the compulsory level in Iceland so as to identify possible social class segregation between public and private schools. Additionally, we examine how parents reason their choice of private education for their children. Bourdieu's concepts of…
Descriptors: Private Schools, School Choice, Compulsory Education, Socioeconomic Background
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Kaufman, Scott Barry; Kozbelt, Aaron; Silvia, Paul; Kaufman, James C.; Ramesh, Sheela; Feist, Gregory J. – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2016
Creativity is sexy, but are all creative behaviors equally sexy? We attempted to clarify the role of creativity in mate selection among an ethnically diverse sample of 815 undergraduates. First we assessed the sexual attractiveness of different forms of creativity: ornamental/aesthetic, applied/technological, and everyday/domestic creativity. Both…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Personality, Creativity, Sexuality
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Hülür, Gizem; Gasimova, Fidan; Robitzsch, Alexander; Wilhelm, Oliver – Child Development, 2018
Intellectual engagement (IE) refers to enjoyment of intellectual activities and is proposed as causal for knowledge acquisition. The role of IE for cognitive development was examined utilizing 2-year longitudinal data from 112 ninth graders (average baseline age: 14.7 years). Higher baseline IE predicted higher baseline crystallized ability but…
Descriptors: Intellectual Experience, Learner Engagement, Cognitive Development, Longitudinal Studies
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Yerzhanov, Yerlan T.; Adilova, Valentina Kh.; Shakaman, Yrysgul B.; Shaimardanov, Rafis Kh. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The article discusses the methodological basis of creating effective system for intellectual work management at the higher education institution. The study of the intellectual work management is caused by the need of today's complicated socio-economic, organizational and educational systems to obtain reliably reproducible repercussions from future…
Descriptors: Creative Development, Creative Thinking, Creativity, Creative Activities
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Yigit, Murat – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
This study will try to read the stories of Sabahattin Ali, who has written various books in Turkish, within the context of Marxist literary aesthetics, assess the types and characters in the stories of Sabahattin Ali within that framework, and observe the social levels and the gaps between them based on the relationships between the two extreme…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Authors, Fiction, Marxian Analysis
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Piro, Jody S.; Anderson, Gina – Teacher Educator, 2018
The goal of a creating civil discourse in teacher education deeply intersects with the ways that students interact in online discussions. However, as discussion shifts to online formats, digital misinformation is becoming widespread and threatens critical and civil communication as cognitive biases emerge in dialogue. The purpose of this case…
Descriptors: Classification, Electronic Learning, Computer Mediated Communication, Case Studies
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Kaufman, Scott Barry – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2013
Openness to experience is the broadest personality domain of the Big Five, including a mix of traits relating to intellectual curiosity, intellectual interests, perceived intelligence, imagination, creativity, artistic and aesthetic interests, emotional and fantasy richness, and unconventionality. Likewise, creative achievement is a broad…
Descriptors: Creativity, Factor Analysis, Cognitive Ability, Intellectual Experience
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Kashani, Tony – Policy Futures in Education, 2012
This article explores Henry Giroux's contributions to critical pedagogy. The author demonstrates how Giroux, as a public intellectual, has found his Ethics in the right place. The author further argues that Giroux's Ethics of virtue are present not only in the public person but also in his transformative writing.
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Ethics, Critical Theory, Transformative Learning
Williams, Jeffrey J. – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
Before all the talk about "public intellectuals," Michael Walzer was one. For 50 years, he has gone back and forth between positions at Princeton and Harvard Universities and then at the Institute for Advanced Study, in Princeton, New Jersey, where he is now emeritus. His writings appear regularly in "Dissent" magazine, which he has co-edited for…
Descriptors: Criticism, Foreign Countries, Theory Practice Relationship, Career Development
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Whitney, Anne Elrod – English Journal, 2012
For the past few years the author has been studying the writing lives of teachers, first analyzing the contributions of teachers to National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) journals for the ten-year period between 1998 and 2008 and then surveying and interviewing teacher-authors whose works appeared during that period to learn more about…
Descriptors: Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction, Intellectual Experience, Best Practices
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