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Lustick, Hilary – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2021
Qualitative training rarely acknowledges the role of emotions in both data collection and analysis. While bracketing emotions is an important part of reflexivity, emotions are both a source of data and a source of 'work' (Hochschild, 1983). Accordingly, mentoring junior qualitative scholars also requires emotion work. Issues of race, gender, and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Psychological Patterns, Data, Coding
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Børve, Hege Eggen; Børve, Elin – Early Child Development and Care, 2017
This article focuses on the impact of the physical environment and construction of play culture in kindergartens. Based on a case study, we explore employees' perception of indoor physical environment and children's play. The findings revealed that gender is interwoven in the physical environments and materials. Children's play practices are…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Classroom Environment, Play, Case Studies
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Cordiner, Moira – International Journal for Academic Development, 2014
Much has been written about academic developers as change agents but not in an interprofessional education (IPE) context. IPE involves teaching students in different health professions how to work effectively in teams across professional boundaries to improve the quality of patient care. Extensive evidence reveals that implementing sustainable IPE…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Change Agents, Professional Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
Kalogrides, Demetra; Loeb, Susanna; Beteille, Tara – National Center for Analysis of Longitudinal Data in Education Research, 2011
While prior research has documented differences in the distribution of teacher characteristics across schools serving different student populations, few studies have examined how teacher sorting occurs within schools. Comparing teachers who teach in the same grade and school in a given year, the authors find less experienced, minority, and female…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Teacher Persistence, Reading Achievement, Mathematics Achievement
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Wieder, Serena – Topics in Language Disorders, 2017
Symbolic play is a powerful vehicle for supporting emotional development and communication. It embraces all developmental capacities. This article describes how symbols are formed and how emotional themes are symbolized whereby children reveal their understanding of the world, their feelings and relationships, and how they see themselves in the…
Descriptors: Play, Emotional Response, Models, Child Development
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Watson, Karen – Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 2019
In early childhood education, playing with friends has long been considered developmentally appropriate and an indicator of a child's growing social competency. 'We are all friends' is a familiar mantra heard in classrooms and playgrounds. For children with a diagnosed disability and their families, inclusive settings offer the promise of play…
Descriptors: Friendship, Play, Early Childhood Education, Students with Disabilities
Hall, Stephanie Michelle – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The theory of a globally structured education agenda interrogates the political and economic systems that influence how states take on policy ideas. One way that globalizing processes may take place is through "network governance," or via networks of people, ideas, researchers, governments, non-governmental organizations, private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Education, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
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Riding, Deborah; Talbot-Landers, Catherine; Grimshaw, Nichola; O'Keeffe, Helen – International Journal of Art & Design Education, 2019
This article discusses a current research project being undertaken by Tate Liverpool with a local university. The study is exploring the impact of a school-in-residence programme on children, teachers and the gallery. The invitation to schools to undertake these residencies fits with current agendas within the museum and galleries sector where…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Place Based Education, Museums, Universities
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Sherfinski, Melissa; Slocum, Audra – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2018
This case study using ethnographic methods addresses how teachers shape cultural processes related to girlhoods, and the roles of children's play in this dynamic. Poststructuralist theory of the carnival was used to analyze gendered, classed power dynamics within two rural Appalachian preschool classrooms influenced by a popular local festival.…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Play, Gender Issues, Power Structure
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Gebhard, Amanda – Studying Teacher Education, 2020
This article is inspired by my experience of aiming to teach against oppression on my return to an elementary school classroom after completing doctoral studies in education. The tensions that surfaced as I attempted to disrupt oppressive school knowledge in my second and third grade classrooms motivated me to engage in self-study. Locating my…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Social Justice, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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Mills, Martin; Pini, Barbara – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2015
This paper is concerned with the rise of 'the boot camp' as a means of addressing "the problem of troubled youth" in contemporary industrialised nations such as Australia and the UK. Drawing on a corpus of publicly available material including press releases and policy documents, media reports, and programme websites, the paper explores…
Descriptors: Punishment, Behavior Problems, Documentation, Social Influences
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DiAngelo, Robin; Sensoy, Özlem – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2019
In-class participation is a common component of many university students' course grade, yet there has been some debate over whether it is fair to grade participation, given that some students are " naturally" introverted. In this paper, we problematize the central assumption that the arguments against grading participation rest upon:…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Student Participation, Grading, Power Structure
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Chiaramonte, Peter – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2014
David Mamet's play "Oleanna" may be infamous for reasons that do not do justice to the play's real accomplishments. One reason for the controversy is the author's apparent focus on sexual harassment. The play is not about sexual harassment. It is about power. And in particular the power of language to shape relationships…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Universities, Interpersonal Communication, Drama
Lee, Larry – Pastoral Care in Education, 2014
Concerned about traditional practice that attempted to manage the challenging behavior of learners with learning difficulty and disabilities (LLDD) in learning and social environments, I questioned the extent to which they could manage themselves. From 265 students, 15 males, median age of 19, were invited to participate in 12 weekly one-hour…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Learning Disabilities, Learning Problems, Focus Groups
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Salmon, Angela K. – Early Child Development and Care, 2016
Coupled with reflection, play leads to the development of thinking dispositions and promotes deep learning and understanding. The twenty-first century world demands that children learn how to learn by becoming reflective, self-regulating inquirers capable of metacognition (thinking about thinking). This manuscript aims to analyse how young minds…
Descriptors: Reflection, Academic Achievement, Thinking Skills, Intentional Learning
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