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Ernest, Paul – International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology, 2015
Mathematics is a fundamental part of human knowledge and one of the central planks of the modern technological revolution. But in our enthusiasm to promote its benefits too rarely do we stop to question our intended aims of teaching mathematics and the outcomes of learning mathematics in school. In this paper the standard aims of school…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Outcomes of Education, Educational Objectives, Creativity
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Harouni, Houman – Harvard Educational Review, 2015
Why do schools teach the mathematics that they do? In this essay, Houman Harouni asserts that educational institutions offer mathematics standards and curricula without providing convincing justifications and that students are tested on content whose purpose neither they nor their teachers clearly understand. He proposes a theoretical framework…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Politics of Education, Role of Education, Educational History
Usakli, Hakan – Online Submission, 2016
This qualitative study clarifies opinion of 32 European volunteer youth leaders on concepts of competence, fewer opportunities and enlargement strategies on competence of fewer opportunities. Leaders underline main competencies as follows: tongue, languages, mathematical, digital, learning, social, entrepreneurship, cultural. Key competences are…
Descriptors: Competence, Skill Development, Educational Opportunities, Qualitative Research
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Fitzgerald, Hiram E.; Bruns, Karen; Sonka, Steven T.; Furco, Andrew; Swanson, Louis – Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, 2016
The centrality of engagement is critical to the success of higher education in the future. Engagement is essential to most effectively achieving the overall purpose of the university, which is focused on the knowledge enterprise. Today's engagement is scholarly, is an aspect of learning and discovery, and enhances society and higher education.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Land Grant Universities, Democracy, Expertise
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Cheung, Chris Hin Wah; Kennedy, Kerry J.; Leung, Chi Hung; Hue, Ming Tak – British Journal of Religious Education, 2018
This paper explored the impact of religious engagement (religious background, religious service attendance and religious activities participation) on adolescents' civic and social values. Attitudes towards the influence of religion on society were investigated as a possible mediator/moderator of religious engagement. A model based on Western…
Descriptors: Role of Religion, Religious Factors, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Social Values
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Savard, Annie; Manuel, Dominic – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2016
Statistics is taught in mathematics courses in all school levels. We suggest that using rich tasks in statistics can develop statistical reasoning and create both intra and interdisciplinary links in students. In this paper, we present three case studies where middle school mathematics teachers used different tasks in lessons on pie charts. We…
Descriptors: Statistics, Interdisciplinary Approach, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education
Lawrence, Lynne – NAMTA Journal, 2015
Lynne Lawrence puts forward the solemn belief that each child is fulfilling the destiny of every human being. As children make their own contributions to their unique family, society, and global life, they are putting the common good above their own needs. Lawrence begins her case for universality with a moving statement from an African teacher in…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Teacher Education, Child Development, Spiritual Development
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Naletova, Irina Vladimirovna; Okatov, Alexander Vladimirovich; Zhulikova, Olga Valentinovna – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Current importance of this investigation has been stipulated by the modern trends in the development of civil society. Differentiated processes of its development, increased significance of certain institutions of the civil society often require not just empirical description of the principal trends of the functions of civil society, but also need…
Descriptors: Social Environment, Group Unity, Citizenship, Sociology
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Leshner, Alan, Ed.; Scherer, Layne, Ed. – National Academies Press, 2018
The U.S. system of graduate education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) has served the nation and its science and engineering enterprise extremely well. Over the course of their education, graduate students become involved in advancing the frontiers of discovery, as well as in making significant contributions to the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, STEM Education, Graduate Study, State of the Art Reviews
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Rodríguez Fernández, Juan R.; Díez Gutiérrez, Enrique J. – Journal for Critical Education Policy Studies, 2017
The neoliberal capitalist crisis of 2008 brought to light poverty and destitution in our societies. In Spain, 13 million people live in poverty, structural unemployment is over 20% and levels of insecurity have risen in all sectors and social groups. In the EU, 120 million live in poverty, while globally, wealth is increasingly concentrated in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economically Disadvantaged, Neoliberalism, Poverty Programs
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Oliveri, Maria Elena; Lawless, Rene; Robin, Frederic; Bridgeman, Brent – Applied Measurement in Education, 2018
We analyzed a pool of items from an admissions test for differential item functioning (DIF) for groups based on age, socioeconomic status, citizenship, or English language status using Mantel-Haenszel and item response theory. DIF items were systematically examined to identify its possible sources by item type, content, and wording. DIF was…
Descriptors: Test Bias, Comparative Analysis, Item Banks, Item Response Theory
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Wright, Robin Redmon; Sandlin, Jennifer A. – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2017
This article focuses on the intersection of three areas of Peter Jarvis's work that have profoundly influenced the field of adult education generally and the authors own research trajectories, in particular: (a) learning from everyday life and in social context, (b) incidental and tacit learning in consumer societies in a globalised world (i.e.…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Learning Theories, Learning Processes, Lifelong Learning
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Haav, Kaarel – Journal of Social Science Education, 2018
Purpose: This article aims at elaboration of a relevant framework for European identity and citizenship. On this basis, comparative studies like ICSS, Estonian curricula, civic syllabuses and textbooks will be critically reviewed. Methods: The framework relies on former studies on democracy and education. The work also draws on normative materials…
Descriptors: Citizenship, Foreign Countries, Textbooks, Textbook Evaluation
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Bagley, Christopher Adam; Al-Refai, Nader – Journal for Multicultural Education, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review and synthesize published studies and practice in the "integration" of ethnic and religious minorities in Britain and The Netherlands, 1965-2015, drawing out implications for current policy and practice. Design/methodology/approach: This paper is an evaluative review and report of results of…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Social Integration, Citizenship, Ethnic Groups
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Mosher, Rhiannon – Journal of Social Science Education, 2015
This article explores citizenship education for adult immigrants through informal language education in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Based on data collected over thirteen months of ethnographic research among volunteer Dutch language coaches in Amsterdam, the primary methods used in this study were in-depth semi-structured interviews and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Coaching (Performance), Citizenship Education, Indo European Languages
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