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Kvam, Edel Karin – Cambridge Journal of Education, 2018
Extensive international research demonstrates that various forms of teacher collaboration can be one of several factors or activities that contribute to teacher learning. However, less is known about how and in what contexts learning can take place in the framework of a collective teacher role in contrast to an individual teacher role. Based on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Collaboration, Interpersonal Communication, Elementary School Teachers
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Knight, David; Wadhwa, Anita – Schools: Studies in Education, 2014
In this article, we tackle the disadvantaging conditions of zero tolerance policies in school settings and advocate using an alternative approach--critical restorative justice through peacemaking circles--to nurture resilience and open opportunity at the school level. In the process, this article builds on theory and qualitative research and…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Rehabilitation Programs, Zero Tolerance Policy, Functional Behavioral Assessment
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Ghafouri, Farveh – Education 3-13, 2014
This article reports on the findings of a recent qualitative grounded theory research study in a metropolitan area in the south-east of Canada examining one junior/senior kindergarten classroom's engagement with nature. It focuses on the role of the learners, the children and the teacher, in co-constructing two very different learning experiences.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grounded Theory, Urban Areas, Kindergarten
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Alase, Abayomi – International Journal of Education and Literacy Studies, 2017
As a research methodology, qualitative research method infuses an added advantage to the exploratory capability that researchers need to explore and investigate their research studies. Qualitative methodology allows researchers to advance and apply their interpersonal and subjectivity skills to their research exploratory processes. However, in a…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Semi Structured Interviews
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Donaldson, Jonan Phillip; Bucy, Mary – College Teaching, 2016
Constructionist principles provide fertile ground for developing innovative approaches to learning. Using a grounded theory qualitative research design, we analyzed participant reports of their experience in an online course in which they collaboratively authored a book. Our qualitative analysis suggested that participants experienced…
Descriptors: Authors, Grounded Theory, Qualitative Research, Student Publications
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Blackman, Stacey; Conrad, Dennis A.; Philip, Lisa – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
This retrospective qualitative research utilised ecological systems theory and content analysis to explore the pre-university experiences and barriers to participation faced by students with disabilities in Barbados and Trinidad. Findings suggested that attitudinal and environmental barriers heavily influenced the level of participation of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Content Analysis
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Dias-Lacy, Samantha L.; Guirguis, Ruth V. – Journal of Education and Learning, 2017
The first year of a teacher's career can determine their longevity within the field of education. The issues of first year teachers were analyzed through a grounded theory qualitative research analysis. The results of this study indicate that a first year teacher may feel stress, lack appropriate support, and may feel unprepared to handle…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Coping, Stress Variables, Literature Reviews
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Sartor, Valerie – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2016
This article addresses identity issues among a specific group of Indigenous youth, young Buriat Mongolian students, born in Russia, who struggled to understand their sense of cultural identity while living and studying in Chinese Inner Mongolia. This qualitative research project employed ethnographic methodology. Sociocultural theory, specifically…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Ethnic Groups, Family Relationship, Chinese
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Mampane, Ruth M.; Omidire, Margaret F.; Aluko, Folake Ruth – South African Journal of Education, 2018
The recent student unrest in South African public higher education institutions highlighted the call for the decolonisation of education across post-colonial countries. This research explored the construct of the "decolonisation of education" through the lens of students of different nationalities across Africa, their perspectives on…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Foreign Policy, Transformative Learning, Technology Uses in Education
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Sherraden, Margaret; Peters, Clark; Wagner, Kristen; Guo, Baorong; Clancy, Margaret – Economics of Education Review, 2013
This paper explores contributions of qualitative research to saving theory for children, youth, and parents in children's development account (CDAs) programs. It brings together findings from three studies: (1) elementary school age children saving for college, (2) youth transitioning from foster care saving for education and other purposes, and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Children, Youth, Foster Care
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Michie, Michael – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2013
This paper considers how the integral theory model of Nancy Davis and Laurie Callihan might be enacted using a different qualitative methodology, in this case the narrative methodology. The focus of narrative research is shown to be on "what meaning is being made" rather than "what is happening here" (quadrant 2 rather than…
Descriptors: Theories, Models, Research Methodology, Qualitative Research
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Sallee, Margaret W.; Flood, Julee T. – Theory Into Practice, 2012
Too often, researchers get a bad name for engaging in inquiry that is inaccessible to the practitioner and policy communities who could most benefit from it. Although speaking to others in the scholarly community is important, researchers must also be able to translate their results into more accessible language for multiple audiences. This…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Educational Research, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Policy
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Nikiforou, Eleni – Research-publishing.net, 2019
The English for Specific Purposes (ESP) field is currently receiving a lot of attention as researchers and practitioners seek to improve the learning experience for the students and raise the quality of the courses. To advance ESP practice, it is crucial that teacher training in ESP is enhanced and supported through exemplary practices. Vocabulary…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Learning Experience, English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning
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Sallee, Margaret W. – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2010
This article considers how theories of instructional scaffolding--which call for a skilled expert to teach a novice a new task by breaking it into smaller pieces--might be employed in graduate-level qualitative methods courses. The author discusses how she used instructional scaffolding in the design and delivery of a qualitative methods course…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Methods Courses, Teacher Education Curriculum, Qualitative Research
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Oktay, Julianne S.; Jacobson, Jodi M.; Fisher, Elizabeth – Journal of Social Work Education, 2013
The researchers conducted an exploratory study using grounded theory qualitative research methods to examine experiences of social work doctoral students as they learned to teach ("N"?=?14). A core category, "learning through experience," representing a basic social process, was identified. The doctoral students experienced…
Descriptors: Social Work, Doctoral Programs, Grounded Theory, Teaching Experience
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