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Reyes, Reynaldo, III – Anthropology & Education Quarterly, 2016
This reflexive vignette reveals the emotional risks of ethnographic work by a Chicano researcher, educator, and advocate doing work in the Texas-Mexico Borderlands, caught at the intersection of vulnerable Latina/o youth and their possible futures. Data in this creative piece are derived from field notes of one classroom observation from an…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Case Studies, Academic Aspiration, Hispanic American Students
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Rabea, Reem Ahmad; Almahameed, Nusaiba Adel – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
The paper intends to reread Jamaica Kincaid's short story, 'Girl' (1978) and provide new insights into its understanding. It aims to analyse the poetic qualities, word choice, and structure of the text that are left not fully discussed by recent scholarship. The structure as well as the poetic language of 'Girl' make it an unconventional piece of…
Descriptors: Fiction, Poetry, Literary Genres, Language Usage
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Pourreau, Leslie – Online Learning, 2015
The intent of this article is to introduce long-time "Online Learning" readership to the field of K-12 online learning while also providing direction for the K-12 online learning scholars about where the field is going or should be going in terms of meeting the needs of K-12 stakeholders. Recently an interview was conducted with Dr. Joe…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Scholarship, Educational Trends
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Todd, Sharon – Studies in Philosophy and Education, 2011
Written as a conversational response to Rosa Luxemburg, this piece discusses the importance of going to the heart of the matter for education, seen here in terms of the actual flesh and blood subjects who are at the centre of a pedagogy of transformation.
Descriptors: Education, Educational Philosophy, Change
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Brown, Andy – Journal of College Admission, 2017
Independent educational consultants (IECs) are rapidly becoming a regular part of the college search and admission process as students search for the right fit. Although the cost of going to college has risen sharply in recent years, the cost of hiring a consultant hasn't gone up nearly so quickly. Families are beginning to see consulting as…
Descriptors: College Choice, College Applicants, Consultants, Consultation Programs
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Forbes, Dianne – Journal of Open, Flexible and Distance Learning, 2016
This think piece is a follow-up to a keynote delivered at the biennial DEANZ Conference, at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand, in April 2016. It explores the University of Waikato's Mixed Media Pathway. Dianne Forbes ponders her own experiences as a tertiary student, considers some of the changes and challenges facing universities…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Teaching Methods, Higher Education, Active Learning
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Lesniak, Melissa – Music Educators Journal, 2013
Melissa Lesniak, the executive director of the Greater Miami Youth Symphony, discusses how much she enjoyed reading the responses to her "El Sistema" article and appreciates the opportunity for healthy dialogue and debate. In response, she states that there are many common goals and objectives across all music education programs that can…
Descriptors: Music, Music Education, Musical Instruments, Musicians
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Riordan, Julie; Shakman, Karen; Chang, Quincy; Lacireno-Paquet, Natalie; Bocala, Candice – Regional Educational Laboratory Northeast & Islands, 2015
This "Stated Briefly" report is a companion piece that summarizes the results of another report of the same name. REL Northeast and Islands, in collaboration with the Northeast Educator Effectiveness Research Alliance and the New Hampshire Department of Education conducted a study of the implementation of new teacher evaluation systems…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Standards, School Districts
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Cambria, Jenna – International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology, 2015
Beginning graduate school can be an exciting experience; however, given the new social and intellectual experiences, there will be unique challenges that arise during your graduate program. Within this article, the author shares what was useful, helpful suggestions others have offered her, and pieces of advice she wishes she knew going in. In the…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Graduate Students, Graduate Surveys, Student Experience
Forbes, Paul; Klevan, Sarah – Voices in Urban Education, 2018
Black and Latino men pay a heavy price for the structural inequities they face, such as higher rates of poverty, incarceration, and unemployment. New York City's Young Men's Initiative, a combination of new programs and policy reforms, seeks to mitigate some of the effects of these inequitable conditions on young men of color. The educational…
Descriptors: Urban Schools, African American Students, Hispanic American Students, Males
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López-García, Xosé; Rodríguez-Vázquez, Ana-Isabel; Pereira-Fariña, Xosé – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2017
The paper aims at understanding the intersections between technology and the professional practices in some of the new trends in journalism that are using the new tools: multimedia journalism, immersive journalism, and data journalism. The great dilemma facing journalism when training new professionals--especially the youngest--is not the training…
Descriptors: Profiles, Journalism, Correlation, Information Technology
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Cantu, Diana – Technology and Engineering Teacher, 2012
From little league players to professional athletes, baseball has become a sport that is not only fun to play and watch, but also a sport driven by innovation and technology. One particular piece of baseball equipment that has undergone many changes is the baseball bat. Prior to the early 1970s, wooden bats were the only choice available. Today,…
Descriptors: Team Sports, Athletics, Equipment, Manufacturing
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Cavalli, G.; Hamerton, I.; Lygo-Baker, S. – Chemistry Education Research and Practice, 2015
Following collaboration between two chemistry lecturers and an academic developer an attempt was made to enhance the learning of students within a chemistry module through the adaptation of the delivery of content material. This paper reports a piece of practitioner led research which considered how effective the approach developed was upon the…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Plastics, Interdisciplinary Approach
Melville, Kathleen – Rethinking Schools, 2013
In some ways, the project which the author's class had undertaken--creating collaborative plays about issues important in students' lives--was going very well. The students, 20 high school seniors, seemed engaged and invested in the work, from brainstorming and improvising to writing and revising. The class had read and watched a variety of…
Descriptors: High School Seniors, Playwriting, Collaborative Writing, Conflict
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Smith, Andrew C. – English Journal, 2010
Most every writing teacher can relate to the curse of reading yet another incoherent essay, the contents of which resemble an unorganized junk drawer of thoughts. Such essays cry out for a main idea. The remedy is a thesis, and teachers rightly take pains to help students discover this. Yet in spite of this, writing teachers ought to bear in mind…
Descriptors: Writing Teachers, Writing Instruction, Essays, Speeches
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