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Heil, Ryan Michael – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Using a mixed methods research design, this study compared the athletic director's perceptions of the present and preferred organizational cultures with the perceptions of the athletic department employees at Big State University. As the pace of change has accelerated in athletic departments, it has become more important for members of these…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Organizational Culture, Administrator Attitudes, Employee Attitudes
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Chessey, Mary K. – Physics Teacher, 2021
This is a story about discovering a bias that affected participation grades in my Introductory Physics for Life Sciences class. My expectation, that actively engaged students tended to talk frequently in my presence as their teaching assistant, would have erased two students' outstanding performances if not for the participation grade policies…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Learner Engagement, Grading
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Reingold, Roni; Zamir, Sara – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
In the year 2000, Israel purportedly adopted a multicultural educational policy. It replaced the covert assimilation policy, which was referred to as "the integration policy." The aim of the present study was to analyse the contemporary Israeli program of value education. Using the method of content analysis, the present study sought to…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Foreign Countries
Stoehr, Alissa Kristine – ProQuest LLC, 2016
According to the State University of New York-Oneanta (2013), "women's and gender studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that takes gender as its main category of analysis, and works to reframe the place of gender as essential to the workings of social, cultural, political, and economic systems." These programs, especially at…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Womens Studies, Educational History, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Yinilmez Akagündüz, Seval – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2020
States need education to raise not only citizens but also good citizens. Changes in the concept of citizenship from the past to the present have also been reflected in civic education. While in ancient Greece, the good citizen was identified with being virtuous in the Aristotelian sense, with the emergence of nation-states, the good citizen is now…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Consciousness Raising, Moral Values, Textbooks
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Ayten, Basak Kasa; Polater, Canan – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2021
In today's world where technology develops rapidly and young people keep up with this technology, students should both improve their digital literacy and make their learning permanent. Digital storytelling is also a method where the student is active in the learning environment and improves his technological literacy. The present study aims to…
Descriptors: Values Education, Story Telling, Technological Literacy, Teacher Attitudes
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Hewett, Suniti; Becker, Karen; Bish, Adelle – Education & Training, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to study the use of blended learning in the workplace and questions whether interpersonal interaction facilitates learner engagement (specifically behavioral, cognitive and/or emotional engagement), and if so, the means by which this occurs. Design/methodology/approach: A qualitative approach was taken to this…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Workplace Learning, Learner Engagement, Work Environment
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Arslantürk, Gökhan; Harput, Dinçkan – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2021
So far, there is no consensus in psychology research with regard to the relationship between religiosity and prosocial behaviour. However, this relationship is quite important for understanding the dynamics underlying prosociality in adolescence. In the present study, 1,170 Turkish adolescents (aged 12-17) from both religious and general schools…
Descriptors: Correlation, Religious Factors, Prosocial Behavior, Altruism
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Botalova, Olga B.; Osipova, Seraphima V.; Asenova, Nazymgul S.; Kenenbaeva, Marzhan A.; Kuderina, Aizhan Y.; Zholtaeva, Gulnar; Boribekova, Farzana; Zhanatbekova, Nazym; Vedilina, Elena A.; Azanbekova, Gulnaz – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
Values are keystones of society; they can vary depending on the professional activity. Teacher's values play an important role, since they directly affect the formation of knowledge of students. The paper presents the characteristics of one of the structural components of future teachers' active scientific position--pedagogic values such as…
Descriptors: Values, Teacher Researchers, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Daane, Abigail R.; Haglund, Jesper; Robertson, Amy D.; Close, Hunter G.; Scherr, Rachel E. – Science Education, 2018
The abstract nature of energy encourages metaphorical language. In educational settings, teachers and students use conceptual metaphors subconsciously to express their ideas about what energy is or how it functions in particular scenarios. However, research on scientific analogies and metaphors has predominantly focused on explicit instructional…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Secondary School Students, Faculty Development
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Setyono, Budi; Widodo, Handoyo Puji – Intercultural Education, 2019
In transcultural and transnational communication settings, English learners have to be able to communicate with people from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds. For this reason, English as a foreign language (EFL) textbooks, for instance, not only promote Anglo-American and British cultures but also include both EFL learners' home and…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Intercultural Communication
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Rean, A. A. – Russian Education & Society, 2018
Despite the fact that the family is extremely significant in the system of values of young people (in Russia), the number of divorces is increasing in this population group. Our analysis of this contradiction establishes that young people need to be specially prepared for family life. The paper presents the results of a large empirical study…
Descriptors: Family Structure, Questionnaires, High School Students, Family Size
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Corwyn, Robert F.; McGarry, Phillip P. – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2020
We tested a model that integrates academic delay of gratification with Expectancy Value Theory to predict achievement in an undergraduate psychology and nursing statistics class at a metropolitan university in the southeastern United States. We analyzed measurements (n = 163: 80.4% female) of past performance, academic delay of gratification,…
Descriptors: Expectation, Statistics, Mathematics Achievement, Predictor Variables
Terreno, Saratu N. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The potential of Building Information Modeling (BIM) to add value to the practice of Facilities Management (FM) has long been discussed. The usefulness of the digital deliverables especially within asset management, and particularly in operations and maintenance has been described by numerous authors. Crucial to this is the potential integration…
Descriptors: Facilities Management, Postsecondary Education, Educational Facilities, Buildings
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Becerikli, Sabri; Yildirim, Sevda Gülsah – International Journal of Evaluation and Research in Education, 2020
Many governments in history have always wanted to educate their citizens according to their own perceptions. In the early years of the Republic, the administrators of the Republic of Turkey intended to educate citizens concurrent with the republican regime. The present study aims to investigate and reveal what kind of a citizen was desired to be…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Values Education, Foreign Countries, Textbook Content
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