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Coffman, Makena – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2009
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the University of Hawaii at Manoa's (UHM's) initiatives in achieving greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions on campus and at the state level. Design/methodology/approach: UHM has taken a "lead by example" approach to climate change mitigation in terms of working to meet the American…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Outreach Programs, Climate, Leadership
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Bogler, Ronit; Nir, Adam E. – Journal of Educational Administration, 2012
Purpose: The paper aims to investigate the mediating effect of teacher empowerment on the relationship between teachers' perception of their school support and their intrinsic and extrinsic job satisfaction. Design/methodology/approach: Data were collected from a sample of 2,565 teachers affiliated with 153 Israeli elementary schools. A path…
Descriptors: Teacher Empowerment, Job Satisfaction, Self Efficacy, Path Analysis
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Bakker, Arthur; Hoyles, Celia; Kent, Phillip; Noss, Richard – Journal of Education and Work, 2006
Increasingly, companies are taking part in process improvement programmes, which brings about a growing need for employees to interpret and act on data representations. We have carried out case studies in a range of companies to identify the existence and need of what we call "techno-mathematical literacies" (TmL): functional mathematical…
Descriptors: Improvement Programs, Case Studies, Workplace Literacy, Technological Literacy
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Brock, Sheri J.; Rovegno, Inez; Oliver, Kimberly L. – Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy, 2009
Background: Curriculum models that include group work and allow student decision-making and responsibility within physical education classes have become increasingly popular. Models such as Sport Education are likely to facilitate different and potentially better quality experiences for students. One of the underlying premises of Sport Education…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Group Activities, Interpersonal Relationship, Interaction
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Steutel, Jan – Journal of Moral Education, 2009
Which moral principles should guide us in evaluating sexual contacts of adolescents? This paper tries to answer this question by taking two steps. First, the implications of a liberal sexual ethics for adolescence are spelled out, assessed and refuted. The core principle of the liberal ethical view, the principle of valid consent, takes competence…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Guidelines, Ethics, Sexuality
Smith, Cheryl C. – Journal of Basic Writing (CUNY), 2008
How are the internet and its online spaces for open exchange changing reading and writing practices, and how can we capitalize on these changes in composition instruction? This article traces the author's experiment with blogging in her first-year writing class and considers how and why blogs help students negotiate the unfamiliar demands of…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Freshman Composition, Writing (Composition), Electronic Publishing
Brown, J. D., Ed. – TESOL International Association, 2013
In this revised edition in the popular New Ways Series, teachers have once again been given an opportunity to show how they do assessment in their classrooms on an everyday basis. Often feeling helpless when confronted with large-scale standardized testing practices, teachers here offer classroom testing created with the direct aim of helping…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Castleberry, Stephen B. – Journal of Marketing Education, 2007
Marketing educators bear some responsibility for teaching ethics and legal issues to their students. Visits to white-collar criminals in a federal prison camp are one method of achieving this task. This article develops and empirically assesses ten objectives for such a visit by MBA and undergraduate marketing classes. Undergraduates rated the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Undergraduate Students, Marketing, Business Administration Education
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Winter, Christine; Firth, Roger – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2007
Considerable activity has occurred in the recent past regarding policy-making around Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in the school curriculum. Teaching about sustainable development involves complex and contested ethical and political issues. This case study research investigates how four student teachers taking part in a one-year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Political Issues, Case Studies, Student Teachers
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Baer, Leonard D. – Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 2008
This study is based on a stage-by-stage dialogue between four geography staff and seven students. Members of staff were asked to identify issues that reflect academically inappropriate behaviour in classes for students at university (as opposed to school) level. Students were then asked to comment on the staff's views. In general, the students…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Geography Instruction, Interpersonal Communication, Feedback (Response)
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Tilbury, Daniella; Janousek, Sonja – Journal of Education for Sustainable Development, 2007
The concept of a United Nations Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (UNDESD) has its roots in the Asia-Pacific. Arguably, so far, more countries within the Asia-Pacific have engaged in advancing the DESD agenda than any other region in the world. This paper focuses on regional, sub-regional and national efforts to promote learning for…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Foreign Countries, Sustainable Development, Regional Planning
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Lehtonen, Markku – American Journal of Evaluation, 2006
Deliberative democracy has attracted increasing attention in political science and has been suggested as a normative ideal for evaluation. This article analyzes to what extent evaluations carried out in a highly government-driven manner can nevertheless contribute to deliberative democracy. This potential is examined by taking the Organisation for…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Foreign Countries, Democracy, Participation
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Witz, Klaus G.; Lee, Hyunju – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2009
Two policy trends have characterized US science education in the last two decades: a strong movement to examine issues of science in society, and widespread adoption of state standards mandating curriculum courses related to science, technology and society, scientific literacy, and socio-scientific issues. However, these changes have not found an…
Descriptors: Secondary School Science, Science Teachers, Educational Policy, Science and Society
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Igo, L. Brent; Bruning, Roger; McCrudden, Matthew T. – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2005
This mixed-methods study examined cognitive correlates and learning outcomes related to the use of copy and paste (CP). Quantitative results indicated that college students whose CP capability was restricted to a small amount of text as they entered information into a matrix-like tool recalled more facts, recognized more concepts, and inferred…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Literacy, Interviews, Notetaking
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Reinalda, Bob – Journal of Political Science Education, 2008
This article deals with the Bologna Process (BP), which since its creation in 1999 has deeply influenced European higher education: What is it? How did it come into being? How far has it come? The BP is both a political phenomenon and a reform taking place in European higher education. As a political phenomenon it consists of a series of…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Higher Education, Governance, Quality Control
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