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Sardoc, Mitja; Deželan, Tomaž – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2021
For much of its modern history, the notion of talent has been associated with the idea of 'careers open to talent'. Its emancipatory promise of upward social mobility has radically transformed the distribution of advantaged social positions and has had a lasting influence on the very idea of social status itself. Nevertheless, unlike concepts…
Descriptors: Talent, Justice, Social Mobility, Opportunities
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Evans, Jeff; Yasukawa, Keiko; Mallows, David; Kubascikova, Jana – Adult Literacy Education, 2021
Drawing on the concept of the "literate environment," the authors conceptualise the numerate environment to explore the development of adults' numeracy. Numerate environments provide opportunities, supports, and demands for numeracy practices. Case studies of domestic energy bills in the UK and of the currency conversion process to the…
Descriptors: Adults, Numeracy, Foreign Countries, Affordances
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Zhao, Fang Fang; Chau, Linh; Schuchardt, Anita – International Journal of STEM Education, 2021
Background: Many students solving quantitative problems in science struggle to apply mathematical instruction they have received to novel problems. The few students who succeed often draw on both their mathematical understanding of the equation and their scientific understanding of the phenomenon. Understanding the sensemaking opportunities…
Descriptors: Equations (Mathematics), Science Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Population Growth
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Anwar, Imran; Thoudam, Prabha; Saleem, Imran – Journal of Education for Business, 2022
The present manuscript cognizes and empirically testifies the role of entrepreneurial education and opportunity recognition in determine entrepreneurial intention through the mediating role of entrepreneurial self-efficacy. The moderating role of entrepreneurial attitude has also been tested on the relationship between entrepreneurial education,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, College Students
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Clements, Lucie; Nordin-Bates, Sanna M. – Journal of Dance Education, 2022
Classical ballet training has been criticized for prioritizing technical excellence over creativity, despite 21st century dancers needing to be strong in both aspects. The aim of this study was to investigate professional choreographers' views on (a) how ballet training inspired vs. inhibited their creativity and (b) potential gender differences…
Descriptors: Dance Education, Creativity, Training, Gender Differences
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Ho, Chun Sing Maxwell; Man, Thomas Wing Yan – Journal of Professional Capital and Community, 2022
Purpose: This study investigates teachers' perceptions of how school conditions influence their motivation for opportunity recognition. It uses discovery theory as a theoretical lens to understand the dynamics of entrepreneurial teachers' knowledge and alertness in responding to school conditions. Design/methodology/approach: Using a multi-case…
Descriptors: Teacher Behavior, Entrepreneurship, Opportunities, Teacher Response
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Soomro, Bahadur Ali; Shah, Naimatullah – Education & Training, 2022
Purpose: The present study undertook an empirical investigation of entrepreneurship education, self-efficacy, need for achievement and entrepreneurial intention among Pakistan's commerce students. Design/methodology/approach: The authors applied quantitative methods based on cross-sectional data. The commerce students of the different public…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, College Students
Daniels, Cora – Center for an Urban Future, 2022
To succeed in creating a more equitable economy in New York City, policymakers will need to help boost economic outcomes for the nearly 300,000 working-age New Yorkers living in public housing. Although new investments in workforce training and education should be part of the solution, there is also an enormous untapped opportunity to make…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Opportunities, Public Housing, Self Employment
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Côté, Anne-Marie – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2022
International mobility brings new avenues for career development. Although the literature in human resources management has extensively investigated the traditional assignment cycle of expatriates by multinationals abroad, only few studies have focused on other forms of expatriation. Among these forms is the "expat-preneurship" whereby…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Change, Pandemics, COVID-19
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Forleo, Maria Bonaventura; Palmieri, Nadia – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2019
Purpose: Educational farms (EFs) serve a number of social and economic functions and are part of the debate about new learning environments, multifunctional agriculture and firm diversification. Through the analysis of a case study, this paper aims to identify strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) of EFs and key factors for…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Foreign Countries, Tourism, Educational Facilities
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Friberg, Jennifer C.; Frake-Mistak, Mandy; Healey, Ruth L.; Sipes, Shannon; Mooney, Julie; Sanchez, Stephanie; Waller, Karena L. – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2021
Mentoring relationships that form between scholars of teaching and learning occur formally and informally, across varied pathways and programs. In order to better understand such relationships, this paper proposes an adapted version of a three-stage model of mentoring, using three examples of "unseen opportunities for mentoring in the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Educational Researchers, College Instruction, Learning
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Tran, Ly Thi; Stafford, Glen; Soejatminah, Sri; Gribble, Cate – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Student mobility from countries in the Anglosphere to the Indo-Pacific has recently become a significant and growing phenomenon. While there has been a large body of literature on international Asian students' motivations to undertake overseas study, much less has been known about the desires students from English-speaking countries such as…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Student Motivation, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries
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Grolig, Lorenz; Tiffin-Richards, Simon P.; Schroeder, Sascha – Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2020
Leisure reading is a main contributor to print exposure, which is in turn related to individual differences in reading and language skills. The Author Recognition Test (ART) is a brief and objective measure of print exposure that has been used in reading research since the 1990s. Life span studies have reported contradicting results concerning age…
Descriptors: Leisure Time, Recreational Reading, Age Differences, Adolescents
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Ng, Hee Song; Hung Kee, Daisy Mui; Khan, Mohammad Jamal – Education & Training, 2021
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of proactive personality (PP), entrepreneurship education (EE) and entrepreneurial opportunities (EO) on shaping entrepreneurial intentions (EI) among university students through attitude toward entrepreneurship (ATE) and perceived behavioural control (PBC) according to Ajzen's (1985)…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Business Administration Education, Entrepreneurship, Opportunities
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Self, James A.; Evans, Mark; Jun, Thomas; Southee, Darren – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2019
We explore the potential drivers for and barriers to interdisciplinary education in design from the student learning perspective. To achieve this, a series of in-depth student interview studies were conducted at two interdisciplinary design schools in the Republic of Korea and the UK. Results indicated both awareness and synthesis of…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Barriers, Design, Academic Achievement
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