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Bradley, Karen Sue; Bradley, Jack – Texas Journal of Literacy Education, 2014
In recent years, the popularity of alphabet books has spread into older grades, as they address a variety of themes and can be used across disciplines. Their complexity can stimulate thinking and offer a world of possibilities in the area of research. Students of all ages are motivated to create an alphabet book on a self-selected topic. The…
Descriptors: Alphabets, Books, Childrens Literature, Teaching Methods
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Simon, Rob; Bailey, Ashley; Brennan, Jason; Calarco, Antonino; Clarke, Kevin; Edwards, Will; Fujiwara, Catherine; Kalan, Amir; Kruja, Julia; McInnes-Greenberg, Emily; Pisecny, Anna – Penn GSE Perspectives on Urban Education, 2014
This article includes the script of a performance from the Communities of Inquiry Symposium at the Ethnography in Education Research Forum, March 1, 2014. The event invited audience members to imagine the relationship of the arts, multimodality, research, and critical pedagogy, through an evocation of a community of adolescents' and…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Death, Novels, European History
Lu, Lucia Y. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
The author as teacher educator and her students as teacher candidates conceptualized pragmatics, semiotics and aesthetics into literacy education by inviting students of diversity to watch movies, talk about movies, write movies, and act movies. Pragmatics is the study of how language is used for communication in various social and cultural…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Films, Aesthetics, Pragmatics
Ludick, Pat – NAMTA Journal, 2013
Recognizing Maria and Mario Montessori's reverence for the hand, Pat Ludick takes the reader into the wonder of the human body, mind, and spirit and across the planes of education, into the making of a whole personality and grounded intelligence that is ready for the adult world. Putting the hand front and center, she lyrically evolves an overview…
Descriptors: Montessori Method, Montessori Schools, Elementary Education, Human Body
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Otterstad, Ann Merete; Waterhouse, Ann-Hege Lorvik – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2016
In this paper, we try to move beyond fixed narratives of child/ren and childhoods, a fixity that comes, in part, as a consequence of the adult/child dyad. We undertake a cutting together-apart of childhood photographs which allows us to explore the complex machinery that produces the categories of child/ren as human beings that are, variously,…
Descriptors: Photography, Children, Art, Childhood Attitudes
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Cronenberg, Stephanie; Headley, Marcia Gail – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2019
A multiplicity of perspectives and methods are necessary to investigate the complexities of human development and educational institutions. However, many would-be MM researchers still have questions about how to conceptualize and conduct MM research. Taking a dialectic stance, or mixing research approaches to suit the demands of a research…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Models, Doctoral Dissertations, Doctoral Students
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Dobele, Angela R.; Veer, Ekant – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2019
Research into academic writing has, in large part, focused on the fundamentals of how to write, and as a result, the understanding that writers require a space in which to concentrate on writing is not new. What is lacking, however, is detailed consideration of what influences writing practice and, specifically, an understanding of how scholarly…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Academic Language, Writing (Composition), Photography
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Domingo, Myrrh – Learning, Media and Technology, 2012
In our contemporary society, digital texts circulate more readily and extend beyond page-bound formats to include interactive representations such as online newsprint with hyperlinks to audio and video files. This is to say that multimodality combined with digital technologies extends grammar to include voice, visual, and music, among other modes…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Written Language, Linguistics, Multilingualism
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Weber, Carolyn A.; Rule, Audrey C. – Journal of STEM Arts, Crafts, and Constructions, 2017
Curricular demands and best practices for middle school require interdisciplinary units. Arts integration can provide motivation and a new pathway to learning. This unit focused on inquiry into the natural history of artifacts and rocks recovered from the exposed subsoil of an area near Cedar Falls, Iowa that had been bulldozed as part of…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Interdisciplinary Approach, Preservice Teacher Education
Nelson, Clovis Benjamin – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of the study was to explore how a group of at-risk youth in a South Florida alternative high school experienced a freehand visual arts drawing lesson as a learning portal to the teaching of the basic principles of geometry. These young people were completely devoid of interest in and failed to understand basic geometrical concepts.…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Nontraditional Education, High School Students, Art Education
Hibma, Adam – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand the unique sexual and religious identity development of sexual minorities who attend evangelical Christian institutions of higher education. Although research exists on sexual identity development and religious identity development, scant research exists as to how these developmental areas…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Sexuality, Religion, Christianity
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Feret, Alice J.; Smith, Judith J. – InSight: A Journal of Scholarly Teaching, 2010
Art educators have a unique opportunity to develop and strengthen a cross-curricular foundation in literacy through art education. Enrolled in a content area reading course, pre-service teachers in art education at one, large southeastern university discovered that using language skills as a lens sharpened their observations of student performance…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Preservice Teachers, Content Area Reading, Art Education
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Bennett, Dawn – Australian Journal of Music Education, 2010
Managing the teaching-research-creative practice nexus is a concern for everyone working in higher music education, particularly those involved with the supervision and mentorship of graduate students and early career academics. This paper takes as its subject the new Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA), drawing examples from research…
Descriptors: Music Education, Foreign Countries, Music Teachers, College Faculty
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Buskey, Frederick C.; Pitts, Eric M. – Education Leadership Review, 2013
When school leaders make calculated decisions to deviate from hierarchical or cultural directives and norms, they may be viewed as mavericks or brigands. This paper details a process of ethical checking to help differentiate ethical decisions from more arbitrary or self-serving decisions. The paper examines conflicts inherent in many professional…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Ethics, Administrator Behavior, Decision Making
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Cempellin, Leda – International Journal of Education & the Arts, 2013
A book written in a foreign language and migrated to the US along with its author, an art historian, finds a new communicative dimension by becoming a ready-made for art making purposes. Starting with an introduction explaining the genesis of the collaborative project "Access Denied," this article focuses on one of the series'…
Descriptors: Art History, Art Education, Video Technology, Creativity
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