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Ng, Chi Kwan; D'Souza, Clare – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2016
This conceptual paper provides an innovative categorization of "others" for the variable of "faith in others (FIO)". Adopted by pro-environmental and sustainability literature, FIO refers to faith in the efficacy of other actors. Examination and integration of theories on sustainable pro-environmental behavior leads to the…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Interpersonal Relationship, Interpersonal Competence, Trust (Psychology)
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Potgieter, Ferdinand J. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2018
This paper explores Anatheism as a pedagogically justifiable theory for teaching our learners how to acquire new memories about life- and worldview diversity, as well as religious diversity, and also how to accompany each other so that whosoever wants to, may return home to a more credible God after they might have started to doubt the credibility…
Descriptors: World Views, Cultural Pluralism, Teaching Methods, Religion
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McBane, Chad A. – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
This study assessed the Christian spiritual health of middle school students attending a private, faith-based school. The results provide evidence of validity and reliability for the survey instrument aiming to measure spiritual health. Two factors of spiritual health emerged from the data through an exploratory factor analysis of survey data: (a)…
Descriptors: Christianity, Middle School Students, Religious Education, Private Schools
O'Shaughnessy, Molly; Patell, Hilla – NAMTA Journal, 2016
In this interview conducted at the NAMTA conference, "Observation: The Key to Unlocking the Child's Potential", Molly O'Shaughnessy discusses the history of observation with Hilla Patell. Patell shares stories of the people who were instrumental in creating a culture of observation as an ongoing discipline to be practiced. She goes on to…
Descriptors: Interviews, Observation, Child Development, Montessori Method
Tsai, Chia-Ling; Ku, David Tawei – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
This paper takes the undergraduate course "The Introduction of Educational Technology" as an example, and carries out the practice based on the application of Learn Mode. In Taiwan, there were plenty of attempts for the implementation of mobile learning on both elementary and high schools; yet, it has not been extended to the higher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Electronic Learning, Class Activities
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Journal of Education Finance, 2015
Presenters at the State of the States Roundtable session at the 2014 National Education Finance Conference in Louisville were invited to submit their papers for publication. These papers address the following topics: (1) State issues affecting P-12 and/or higher education funding; (2) Funding priorities/trends for P-12 and/or higher education; (3)…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Journal of Education Finance, 2014
Presenters at the State of the States Roundtable session at the 2014 National Education Finance Conference in Louisville were invited to submit their papers for publication. These papers address the following topics: (1) State issues affecting P-12 and/or higher education funding; (2) Funding priorities/trends for P-12 and/or higher education; (3)…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Winright, Tobias – Religious Education, 2018
This article consists of remarks made during a panel at the 2017 annual meeting of the Religious Education Association in St. Louis, MO. From his vantage point as a former law enforcement agent, the author explores issues of ethical dilemmas present in policing; the current situation of militarized police forces; community policing and its…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Meetings, Professional Associations, Law Enforcement
Ma Rhea, Zane – Australian Association for Research in Education (NJ1), 2012
This paper reports on research conducted on the impact of Buddhism on teaching, exploring the educational philosophy and approach, the daily practice of teaching, and the challenge of bringing together the mainstream education curriculum with Buddhist worldview in the first school in Australia being guided by Buddhist philosophy. Although there…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Conflict, Foreign Countries
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Nwabude, Aaron A. R.; Ade-Ojo, Gordon O. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2012
The work reported in this paper is part of a study that explored some of the roles of Further Education Colleges in the United Kingdom. The paper is based largely on literature from books and on-line resources and short interviews from five British further education colleges, but also on the author's views and experience. The major aim of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Educational Change, Leadership Role
Clarken, Rodney – Online Submission, 2010
Socrates' view of knowledge, Jesus' conception of love, Confucius' idea of virtue and Buddha's path of emptiness provide valuable insights and guiding principles to help us achieve a well-rounded education. Each of these individuals caused a transformation in the individual and collective lives of their followers and their respective societies…
Descriptors: Questioning Techniques, Teaching Methods, Christianity, Confucianism
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Weiler, Spencer C.; Hartman, William – Journal of Education Finance, 2015
In February 2015 a large group of scholars, researchers, and practitioners interested in P-20 finance issues gathered in St. Louis, Missouri, for the National Education Finance Academy's annual conference, on February 25-27, 2015 to discuss, among multiple topics, the state of P-20 finance in all 50 states. There were 35 states represented in the…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, State Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Houchen, Diedre Faith – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
AERA's 2016 theme is an exciting call for educational research that draws on history to inform present challenges and abiding societal dilemmas. In this regard, recent studies of African American segregated schooling have begun to illuminate the vibrancy, resilience, resourcefulness and professionalism that existed in African American school…
Descriptors: African American Teachers, Teacher Recruitment, Faculty Development, Teacher Persistence
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Stemhagen, Kurt; Hall, Amanda Faith – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
With this project, we seek to add historical and philosophical depth to the theoretical foundations for critical service learning and offer a philosophical framework that allows for a critical pedagogy of place. Lewis Mumford's Regional Survey is offered as a means to augment Deweyan democratic education. Regional Survey positions students out in…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Democracy, Progressive Education, Place Based Education
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Ellis, Amy B.; Ozgur, Zekiye; Kulow, Torrey; Dogan, Muhammed Faith; Williams, Caroline; Amidon, Joel – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2013
Exponential functions are important topic in school algebra and in higher mathematics, but research on students' thinking suggests that understanding exponential growth remains an instructional challenge. This paper reports the results of a small-scale teaching experiment with students who explored exponential functions in the context of two…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematical Concepts, Cognitive Processes, Mathematical Logic