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Praetorius, Anna-Katharina; Klieme, Eckhard; Herbert, Benjamin; Pinger, Petra – ZDM: The International Journal on Mathematics Education, 2018
In this paper, we argue that classroom management, student support, and cognitive activation are generic aspects of classroom teaching, forming Three Basic Dimensions of teaching quality. The conceptual framework was developed in research on mathematics instruction but it is supposed to generalize across subjects. It is based on general theories…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Classroom Techniques, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Quality
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Hüther, Otto; Krücken, Georg – European Journal of Higher Education, 2013
For more than 20 years, new public management (NPM) has been the guiding governance model of university reforms in Europe. One central aspect of this governance model is to strengthen the hierarchy within the universities. Recent research shows that the formal decision-making authority of university leaders and deans has increased in almost every…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Educational Change, Educational Administration, Deans
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Nekvapil, Jiri; Nekula, Marek – Current Issues in Language Planning, 2006
In this paper, we demonstrate the dialectical relationship between micro and macro language planning: macro planning influences micro planning and yet macro planning results (or should result) from micro planning. The relation between the two planning perspectives is illustrated within the framework of Language Management Theory (Jernudd &…
Descriptors: Language Planning, Participant Observation, Foreign Countries, Corporations
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Mah, Dana-Kristin; Ifenthaler, Dirk – Issues in Educational Research, 2018
Students often enter higher education academically unprepared and with unrealistic perceptions and expectations regarding academic competencies for their studies. However, preparedness and realistic perceptions are important factors for student retention. With regard to a proposed model of five academic competencies (time management, learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Student Attitudes, Academic Ability
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Yücedag, Zeynep; Sevik, Mustafa – International Journal of Curriculum and Instruction, 2021
In our global world, governments have focused on the professional development of teachers since teachers are seen as key elements of educational settings to increase students' achievements and the overall quality of education. Thus, EFL teachers are required to equip themselves with up-to-date theoretical and pedagogical knowledge in line with the…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Cross Cultural Studies, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning
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Hecht, Julia; Kahrens, Marion – Tertiary Education and Management, 2021
One of the effects of globalization in Higher Education is that teachers in institutions and faculties increasingly come from diverse cultural backgrounds. This study provides insights into implications of cultural differences in the Higher Education sector in Great Britain. A case study approach was applied in order to analyze the impact of…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Cultural Background, Cultural Differences, Teaching Styles
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Bayer, Ingo – Higher Education Review, 2011
Declining public finances and ever increasing national and international competition force state-owned German universities to adapt to an increasingly competitive environment. In a first phase the universities have concentrated their efforts on the optimisation of budgeting processes and on the development of strategies and goals to come to a more…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Models, Foreign Countries, Administrators
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Niedlich, Sebastian; Kummer, Benjamin; Bauer, Mara; Rieckmann, Marco; Bormann, Inka – Higher Education Quarterly, 2020
Organisational culture is frequently mentioned in the context of sustainability governance in higher education institutions, but its substance and role for organisational development remain largely unclear. This paper argues that, in fact, sustainability governance in higher education institutions is predicated on cultural orientations. These are…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Sustainability, Governance, Higher Education
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Tonkin, Kati; Page, Sara; Forsey, Martin – Foreign Language Annals, 2019
This ethnographic study of a beginning-level German course at an Australian university examined the student experience of learning second language (L2) grammar in a flipped classroom. Students accessed explicit grammar instruction and completed grammar exercises prior to attending face-to-face classes; during class, the structures were briefly…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, German
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Schedel, Larissa Semiramis – Language Policy, 2018
Local languages/varieties play a key role in the construction of an authentic and local tourism experience. This is also the case in the bilingual town of Murten, which uses its situation at the language border between the French- and the German-speaking part of Switzerland and the local bilingualism to attract and entertain tourists in different…
Descriptors: Bilingualism, Tourism, Language Variation, French
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Goldbeck, L.; Laib-Koehnemund, A.; Fegert, J. M. – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2007
Objective: This study evaluates the effects of expert-assisted child abuse and neglect case management in the German child welfare and healthcare system as perceived by the case workers themselves. Methods: Case workers with different professions (social workers, counselors, clinic-based and office-based psychotherapists, and physicians)…
Descriptors: Physicians, Intervention, Sexual Abuse, Social Work
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Forbrig, Doreen; Kuper, Harm – European Journal of Higher Education, 2021
Careers of early career researchers (ECRs) are significantly determined by the structural conditions within a scientific system. Due to the low predictability of career prospects in and outside academia, early and ongoing proactive career behaviour is crucial for their career development. However, ECRs' engagement in proactive career behaviour has…
Descriptors: Researchers, Career Development, Foreign Countries, Novices
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Martin, Florence; Wang, Chuang; Jokiaho, Annika; May, Birgit; Grübmeyer, Sonja – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2019
With the increase in the number of online courses being offered, it is important for faculty to be prepared to teach online. In this study, we examine US and German faculty perceptions on their preparedness to teach online based on the perception of importance of teaching online competencies and their efficacy to teach online. We also examine…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Readiness
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Bormann, Inka – Cogent Education, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to significant changes around the world, including changes in education. Almost immediately after school closures were imposed in March 2020 and students in many cases had to take digital distance learning classes, educational researchers clearly pointed out that this could contribute to a worsening of existing social…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, COVID-19, Pandemics, School Closing
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Streitwieser, Bernhard; Brueck, Lukas; Moody, Rachel; Taylor, Margaret – European Education, 2017
By the close of 2015, roughly 890,000 new refugees had arrived in Germany, more than half fleeing the ongoing Syrian Civil War. While Germany had been accustomed to heavy migration streams since the end of the Second World War, the speed of the refugee influx was unexpected. Federal, state, and municipal governments and German civil society,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Higher Education, Universities
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