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Ouissem, Benmesbah; Lamia, Mahnane; Hafidi, Mohamed – International Journal of Web-Based Learning and Teaching Technologies, 2021
Context modeling is the keystone to enable the intelligent system to adapt its functionalities properly to different situations. As such, a representation mechanism that allows an adequate manipulation of this kind of information is required, and diverse approaches have been introduced; however, what takes more value and is being positioned as a…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Technology, Models, Educational Methods
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Henderson, Kevin A. – Current Issues in Comparative Education, 2018
This introduction will explore the relevant literature on enactive processes, critical ontology, and faculty agency in relation to the digitization of education [1]. This section begins with a review of the enactive process, and its roots in Heideggerian philosophical perspective of reflexive self examination and continues with an analysis of the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Critical Theory, Educational Theories
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Rees, Sian – Teaching in Higher Education, 2021
This paper uses a macro, meso- and micro-level analysis of employability best practice in higher education institutions (HEIs) to question how employability is being conceived within higher education settings alongside academic goals. Thematic analysis is applied to: a range of academic articles and papers containing HEI employability best…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Employment Practices, Best Practices
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Kelly, Frances; Manathunga, Catherine – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2021
The formation of emerging doctoral scholarly identities has received significant attention in recent Education research, some of which is situated within the spatial turn that seeks to understand the impact of space and place upon identity and pedagogy. In this research project, involving analysis of PhD thesis acknowledgements written in 1980, we…
Descriptors: Doctoral Dissertations, Identification (Psychology), Doctoral Students, Graduate Study
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O'Neil, Joy Kcenia – Journal of Transformative Education, 2018
In this article, sustainability education is defined within the three orders of change--education "about", "for", and "as" sustainability. The third-order change, education "as" sustainability is defined as transformative sustainability education--an ontological change in how humans and the material world…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Higher Education, Sustainability, Schemata (Cognition)
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Lewis, Tyson E. – Educational Theory, 2014
In an effort to disrupt the hegemonic dominance of learning theory, in this article Tyson Lewis explores the unique educational logic of studying. Drawing on the work of Giorgio Agamben, we can understand the operation of study as one of suspension through three modes: preferring not; no longer, not yet; and as not. But the relationship between…
Descriptors: Study, Educational Theories, Learning Processes, Personality Traits
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Zhu, Xudong; Li, Jian – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2018
Higher education with Chinese characteristics is inherently embedded in both Chinese traditional culture and Chinese modern political culture. This article examines the ontological conception of higher education with Chinese characteristics from both conceptual and political perspectives. First, by illustrating the Government agenda and politics…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Asian Culture, Cultural Influences
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Welton, Michael – International Journal of Adult Education and Technology, 2021
Jurgen Habermas offered a revolutionary way of thinking about the relationship between knowledge, learning, and the human condition in knowledge and human interests. He provided us with a powerful means of understanding the unity in diversity of human learning. The article presents a philosophical framework that enables vocational and adult…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Educational Philosophy, Knowledge Level, Learning Processes
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Costa, Laecio Araujo; Pereira Sanches, Leandro Manuel; Rocha Amorim, Ricardo José; Nascimento Salvador, Laís do; Santos Souza, Marlo Vieria dos – Informatics in Education, 2020
This paper presents a systematic literature review of the coordinated use of Learning Analytics and Computational Ontologies to support educators in the process of academic performance evaluation of students. The aim is to provide a general overview for researchers about the current state of this relationship between Learning Analytics and…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Learning Analytics, Distance Education, Electronic Learning
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Sharma, Ajay – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2017
Because of ever stricter standards of accountability, science teachers are under an increasing and unrelenting pressure to demonstrate the effects of their teaching on student learning. Econometric perspectives of "teacher quality" have become normative in assessment of teachers' work for accountability purposes. These perspectives seek…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Neoliberalism, Teacher Effectiveness, Science Teachers
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Bayraktar, Olcay; Dombayci, Mehmet Ali – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2020
Ontology and epistemology are two different basic disciplines of philosophy. In the course of philosophy history, the priority given to these two different disciplines varied between antique age and middle age and modern era. For sure, this central change was realized in the basis of the connection made by philosophers with metaphysics. The change…
Descriptors: Epistemology, Philosophy, Metacognition, Educational Philosophy
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Sengupta, Souvik; Dasgupta, Ranjan – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This paper proposes a new methodology for checking conformance of the software architectural design of Learning Management System (LMS) to Learning Technology System Architecture (LTSA). In our approach, the architectural designing of LMS follows the formal modeling style of Acme. An ontology is built to represent the LTSA rules and the software…
Descriptors: Integrated Learning Systems, Educational Technology, Computer Software, Architecture
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Steiner, Christina M.; Albert, Dietrich – Cogent Education, 2017
Ontologies play an important role as knowledge domain representations in technology-enhanced learning and instruction. Represented in form of concept maps they are commonly used as teaching and learning material and have the potential to enhance positive educational outcomes. To ensure the effective use of an ontology representing a knowledge…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Content Validity, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Elementary School Science
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Vlieghe, Joris; Zamojski, Piotr – Ethics and Education, 2020
In this article, we argue that it is possible to approach teaching from a fully affirmative perspective: as an educational practice that has its own internal logic and intrinsic value. By analysing a fragment from one of the Leonard Bernstein's Young People's Concerts presented in this article as a teaching event, we show that when starting from…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Case Studies, Educational Practices, Educational Philosophy
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Baker, Bernadette M. – Educational Theory, 2020
Since the early 1800s, mainstream Western discourses that entwined racializing and ableizing discourses have involved, among other things, particular notions of temporality and ways of privileging scopic regimes that presume surface-depth relations mediated by a theory of time and materiality. In this essay, Bernadette Baker analyzes the link…
Descriptors: Human Body, World Views, Time, History
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