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Doran, Joanna K.; Bagdasaryan, Sofya – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
As social work's fight for social and economic justice returns to its historical attention to finances, faculty are called to infuse financial capability and asset building (FCAB) content into their classes. Given few published models, this study contributes a redesign that infuses FCAB in a community organization course, with additional attention…
Descriptors: Community Change, Community Coordination, Curriculum Enrichment, Capacity Building
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New, William S.; Kyuchukov, Hristo; Samko, Milan – European Education, 2018
Using the critical work of Andreas Kazamias on the history and methods of comparative education as conceptual framework, we investigate the education (over a 200-year period) of the Slovak Roma. We position our story as paradigmatic of the dual processes of enlightenment and obscurantism with which we are familiar in thinking about the history of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Population Groups, Minority Groups
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Lapovsky, Lucie – New Directions for Higher Education, 2007
Governing boards and administrations wrestle with complex endowment policy decisions that will determine current institutional quality and future institutional viability. This chapter presents data from the 2006 NACUBO Endowment Study (published in 2007), divided into the following issues of endowment management: historical returns; endowment…
Descriptors: Governing Boards, Endowment Funds, Financial Policy, Policy Analysis
Su, Zheyuan – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Simulation-based methods are becoming a promising research tool in financial markets. A general Complex Adaptive System can be tailored to different application scenarios. Based on the current research, we built two models that would benefit portfolio management by utilizing Complex Adaptive Systems (CAS) in Agent-based Modeling (ABM) approach.…
Descriptors: Portfolio Assessment, Systems Approach, Models, Simulation
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Rycik, Mary Taylor; Rosler, Brenda – Reading Teacher, 2009
Recently, historical fiction has begun to dominate major children's book awards. This article describes the values of using high-quality historical fiction in the classroom and presents different ways to respond to this genre including using modern technology. Two tables, one of picture books and one of novels, with paired nonfiction texts, are…
Descriptors: Novels, Fiction, History, Childrens Literature
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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
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges, 2017
"Return on Investment in College Education" is the second publication in a series of informational briefings developed as part of The Guardians Initiative: Reclaiming the Public Trust, an effort to educate and engage trustees as advocates on key issues in higher education. What is the return on investment (ROI) in college education?…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Trust (Psychology), Trust Responsibility (Government), Educational Benefits
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Ainscow, Mel; Dyson, Alan; Goldrick, Sue; West, Mel – School Leadership & Management, 2012
Using evidence from a series of studies carried out over 20 years, this article explores ways of developing schools that are effective for all children and young people. The argument developed is intended to challenge those leading school improvement to return to their historical purpose, that of ensuring a sound education for every child. The…
Descriptors: Evidence, Educational Improvement, Educational Change, Effective Schools Research
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Kim, Dongbin; Bankart, Charles A. S.; Isdell, Laura – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education and Educational Planning, 2011
Despite the significant implications of the foreign doctorates' stay or return decision on a personal level, as well as for the home and host countries, there is very little research that provides a comprehensive understanding of the factors that predict international doctorates' decision to stay in the US and how those factors differ by country…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Doctoral Degrees, Immigrants, Trend Analysis
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Gin, Deborah H. C.; Hearn, Mark Chung – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2019
This article is for those educators who want to become more intentional in their craft of teaching. The authors introduce eight different pedagogies through their historical lineage, intending for readers to gain an appreciation for, and understanding of, the broader trajectory of educational philosophies, and illustrate how common teaching…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy, Learning Processes, Outcomes of Education
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SantamarĂ­a Graff, Cristina C. – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2017
The 2016 presidential campaign and the election of Donald Trump has amplified divisive anti-immigrant sentiment and has further positioned "Mexicans as enemy." Trump's "Build That Wall!" declarative has stoked nativist ire through manufactured narratives that rarely, if ever, consider the United States government's role in the…
Descriptors: Political Issues, Racial Bias, Social Bias, Mexicans
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Zoll, Susan – Journal of Montessori Research, 2017
This article highlights archived documents pertaining to a 25-year experimental classroom implemented by Clara Craig, then supervisor of training at the Rhode Island Normal School. Craig is notable as she was the only participant in the first International Montessori Training Course in Rome, Italy, in 1913, to gain approval from the Rhode Island…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Montessori Schools, Educational Experiments, Educational History
Hart, Bobby R. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of project-based learning on the scale scores of 11th grade students on Arkansas' 11th Grade End of Course Literacy exam and to determine the cost effectiveness of project-based learning by determining the return on investment and productivity of a project-based learning model. I compared the…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Active Learning, Student Projects, Grade 11
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Zervas, Theodore G. – Athens Journal of Education, 2017
When looking at the historical past, questions of diversity and school reform seem to go hand in hand. The presence of diverse communities in American urban schools has helped foster a change in traditional educational practices and policies. At times, the goal for these communities was to be given their just share of receiving a fair, equitable,…
Descriptors: Educational History, Urban Schools, Urban Education, Immigrants
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Britzman, Deborah P. – Gender and Education, 2010
This essay comments on the emotional difficulties psychoanalytic discussion introduces to conceptualising the poesis of gender through its reconsideration of the valence of aggression and its development in psychical reality. It returns to the 1936 lectures on the emotional life of gender given by Melanie Klein and Joan Riviere to a public about…
Descriptors: War, Figurative Language, Psychiatry, Sexual Identity
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