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Wu, Huiping; Clarke, Anthony – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2018
The intent of this paper is to make sense of and share with a broader community of teachers and teacher educators a professional development phenomenon that is peculiar to the Chinese elementary and secondary school context. This practice, known as the Open Class, has at least three forms: intra-school, inter-school, and competitive. These forms…
Descriptors: Educational History, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Teacher Educators
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Marwan, Ardi; Sweeney, Trudy – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2010
Educational technology is becoming more pervasive in Indonesian vocational higher institutions, yet there is limited research available about Indonesian teachers' perceptions of this innovation. This paper sets out to contribute to this gap in the research literature and reports on a study that investigated the factors which supported and…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Technology Integration, Interviews, Educational Technology
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McWilliam, Erica – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2009
This paper serves three purposes. First, it makes a case for seeing creativity as a key learning outcome in our times, and thus the core business of education. It then goes on to examine the nexus of creativity and pedagogy, showing the conceptual work done to demonstrate creativity as a learnable set of dispositions and capabilities. Finally and…
Descriptors: Creativity, Teaching Methods, Learning, English
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Kwan, Paula – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2009
Human resource (HR) management is defined as the sum of activities employed by an organization to attract, develop, and retain people with the appropriate knowledge and skills for effectively and efficiently achieving organizational goals. An understanding of the HR practices in schools is important, as the assembly of a team of qualified and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Beginning Teachers, Human Resources
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Asman, Dalia; Markovits, Zvia – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2009
This study focuses on the knowledge exhibited by 30 elementary school in-service and pre-service teachers in solving non-routine mathematical problems and on their beliefs regarding these kinds of problems. Interviews were used to reveal teachers' knowledge and beliefs. The findings indicated that these teachers had difficulty in solving…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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Sato, Takahiro; Hodge, Samuel R. – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to analyse Japanese physical education teachers' beliefs on teaching students with disabilities in integrated classes. The participants were five physical education teachers in Japan. Situated in planned behaviour theory developed by Icek Ajzen in 1985, the research method was descriptive-qualitative case study as…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Physical Education, Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Wette, Rosemary; Barkhuizen, Gary – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2009
Recent accounts of college-level English language teaching in China describe environments that, although constrained by the College English Test (CET), are undergoing changes in a number of curriculum areas, including recognition of the need to incorporate communicative approaches and the assessment of practical language abilities. In such times,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), College Second Language Programs, English Teachers
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Hui, Sammy King-fai; Cheung, Hoi Yan – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2006
Leadership style has always been a controversial topic in educational administration and management. Following the recommendation of the Education Commission to introduce school-based management (SBM) into Hong Kong schools in the early 1990s, discussions about the kind of leadership style that is appropriate for SBM schools have never ceased. The…
Descriptors: School Based Management, Educational Administration, Foreign Countries, Transformational Leadership