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Salmon, Nancy; Barry, Aoife; Hutchins, Enid – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
Background: The United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) (United Nations, 2006) sets the expectation that people with disabilities be involved in research that affects their lives. Inclusive research moves people with intellectual disabilities away from being research subjects, towards power-balanced…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Adults
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Mueller, Michael P. – Cultural Studies of Science Education, 2015
Can mining and fisheries co-exist in Bristol Bay, Alaska? To delve into this interesting tension, I expand on Clay Pierce's (this special issue) thoughtful analysis of genetically modified salmon and AquaBounty Technologies, where he explores actor-network theory in relation to scientific literacy and schooling. Further, my essay explores the idea…
Descriptors: Science Education, Scientific Literacy, Ecology, Ichthyology
Salmon, Sabrina – ProQuest LLC, 2012
School leaders must determine the most efficient and effective means of complying with national, state, and local policies. Administrators determine methods to meet the needs of all stakeholders. School leaders in Oklahoma selected school improvement techniques to assist with improving student performance. This causal-comparative study addressed…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Urban Schools, High Schools, Middle Schools
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Salmon, Gilly; van der Merwe, Antoinette; Schoonwinkel, Arnold – Journal of Learning for Development, 2020
This action research project describes the application of a large-scale collaborative learning design method to a major educational transformation programme at a South African university. Our findings determined that Carpe Diem learning design was an appropriate methodology for contributing to and creating key moments and movements…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Instructional Design
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Salmon, Lynda G. – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2014
This article reviews extant literature with the purpose of identifying factors that affect the potential efficacy of electronic books to support literacy development during early childhood. Selection criteria include experimental, quasi-experimental, and observational studies from peer-reviewed journals from 2000 to 2013 with a target population…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Electronic Publishing, Literacy Education, Young Children
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Gardiner, Wendy; Salmon, Diane – Professional Educator, 2014
Current reform efforts seek to redesign teacher education in alignment with a practice-based theory, a fundamental reconceptualization of higher education demanding a tighter alignment with K-12 school practices. The Faculty Research Residency Model--a Department of Education Funds for the Improvement of Post-Secondary Education (FIPSE) grant…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Education, Alignment (Education), Educational Change
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Salmon, Gilly; Wright, Phemie – Education Sciences, 2014
Academic staff in Higher Education (HE) need to transform their teaching practices to support more future-orientated, digital, student-centered learning. Promoting, enabling and implementing these changes urgently requires acceptable, meaningful and effective staff development for academics. We identify four key areas that are presenting as…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Teaching Methods, Educational Change, College Faculty
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Gardiner, Wendy; Salmon, Diane – Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research, 2014
In 2001, National Louis University and the Academy for Urban School Leadership partnered to create the country's first Urban Teacher Residency (UTR) program. Ten years later, with the assistance of Teacher Quality Partnership funding, the program quadrupled in size. As the UTR expanded, an increasing theory-practice gap became apparent, reflecting…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Partnerships in Education
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Cline, Erica; Gogarten, Jennifer – American Biology Teacher, 2012
We describe a laboratory exercise developed for the cell and molecular biology quarter of a year-long majors' undergraduate introductory biology sequence. In an analysis of salmon samples collected by students in their local stores and restaurants, DNA sequencing and phylogenetic analysis were used to detect market substitution of Atlantic salmon…
Descriptors: Cytology, Molecular Biology, Science Instruction, College Science
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Salmon, Gilly; Angood, Rod – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
We provide a brief history of how academics and information technology (IT) professionals have come to be on opposing sides in a battle for position, influence and direction within universities. The long-running conflict has shaped different belief systems and resultant values and behaviours that are no longer appropriate nor tolerable if…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Information Technology, Professional Personnel, Role
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Gregory, Janet; Salmon, Gilly – Distance Education, 2013
Almost every higher education institution is challenged to develop increasing numbers of staff to teach online or blended modes of learning. The process needs to be rapid, cost-effective and lead directly to practical outcomes. From our experience, we had little time, opportunity or the need to start from scratch, and we chose to adopt and adapt a…
Descriptors: Online Courses, College Faculty, Faculty Development, Blended Learning
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O'Gorman, Eva; Salmon, Nancy; Murphy, Carol-Anne – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2016
Early school leaving is an international concern. Previous research indicates that the school context contributes to early school leaving. This systematic review is aimed to gather marginalised young peoples' perceptions concerning contextual factors that contributed to and interfered with their decisions to stay in alternative education.…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Academic Persistence, Literature Reviews, Disadvantaged
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Otina, Salmon O.; Thinguri, Ruth W. – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
Autistic children, characterized by impaired social interactions, impaired communication, repetitive and stereotyped patterns of behaviors, are also entitled to education just like the other children in the society. It is therefore important that primary schools in Kenya get prepared so that the children are able to transit to schools from their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Readiness, Mental Disorders, Elementary Schools
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Salmon, Angela K.; Gangotena, Maria Victoria; Melliou, Kiriaki – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2018
Globally competent people are aware of world issues, take perspective, are engaged and know how to communicate to different people. This article portraits a story of two kindergarten classrooms, one in the United States and the other in Greece, both working with culturally diverse children and, in the case of the American classroom, English…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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Salmon, Angela – Early Child Development and Care, 2010
In an effort to understand how children's literacy is affected by their life experiences, this article analyses the natural disposition of children to engage in musical activities that connect them to previous experiences and allow them to build new thoughts. Music is inherent to children's experiences and is related to sounds heard everyday,…
Descriptors: Music, Creative Writing, Action Research, Imagery
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