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Svenkerud, Sigrun Wessel; Madsen, Janne; Ballangrud, Brit Bolken; Strande, Anne-Lise; Stenshorne, Elisabeth – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
In this article, the authors discuss the use of ecological concepts (ecology, boundary, niche) in educational research to understand if and how these concepts from one field of science (ecology) can bring a new understanding to another field of science (education). We have conducted a systematic search in the ERIC database to identify articles…
Descriptors: Ecology, Educational Research, Learning Processes, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Taranto, Daniella; Buchanan, Michael T. – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
Sustainable education requires teaching practices and techniques that secure strong foundations in learning. The changing contexts, needs and trends of the 21st century challenge teachers to enable students to obtain the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in an ever changing and digital world (Coklar & Yurdakul, 2017). Schools'…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Academic Achievement, Skill Development, Learning Strategies
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Ediyanto; Maulida, Restuti; Atika, Iva Nandya; Kawai, Norimune – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
The pre-service teachers' attitudes is one indicator to show whether the inclusive education system is successfully implemented. However, no research studies have been conducted to reveal pre-service teachers' attitudes towards inclusive education in Indonesia. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to know the attitudes towards inclusive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Inclusion
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Franzenburg, Geert – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
Transcultural adult education combines different cultures by emphasizing different generations, milieus, and interests, and, thus, facilitates a sustainable, integrated, ethical and programmatic framework for the future, following the global and European educational agenda (UNESCO, GRUNDVIG). In this regard, biographical learning offers, as a…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Adult Education, Sustainability, Biographies
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Harmoinen, Sari; Koivu, Katri; Pääsky, Leena – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
In this study, the authors analyze how students from the University of Oulu (N=1585) reflect on their possibilities to affect climate matters through social activity. The data was collected with an online survey in the autumn of 2019 and was analyzed with quantitative and qualitative methods. Readiness for climate actions in social activity was…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Readiness, Social Change
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Lueger, Günter; Wurzrainer, Andreas – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
Potential-Focused Learning is based on constructivist concepts and concentrates on the 'patterns of construction of learning relevant realities' and the 'self-organisation' of individuals and systems. On the basis of constructivism we will present in this article a new dynamic concept of potentials and 'positive differences' that expand the…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Learning Strategies
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Rigg, Elizabeth; van der Wal-Maris, Stella – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
The importance of sustainable education is increasingly being seen over the last decade. One way is by offering social entrepreneurship education (SEE): education that addresses engagement (empathy, compassion and care) and entrepreneurship. In a Dutch institute for primary teacher education, a pilot study was undertaken on SEE. Student teachers…
Descriptors: Student Teachers, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers
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Knif, Leena; Kairavuori, Seija – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
This article presents a discussion about primary school visual arts education from the point of view of social sustainability and in the context of teacher education in Finland. The study focuses on the student teachers' understanding and pedagogic thinking of the equality construction in visual arts. In this case study the research data comprises…
Descriptors: Art Education, Visual Arts, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries
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Forcher-Mayr, Matthias; Mahlknecht, Sabine – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
Sprouting Entrepreneurs is a three-year teaching programme for rural primary and secondary schools that focuses on entrepreneurship in agriculture. It addresses the South African real-life challenges of food insecurity, youth unemployment and rural poverty from a classroom perspective, by linking agriculture, food and entrepreneurship as main…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Entrepreneurship, Agricultural Education
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Fernbach, Elisabeth – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
As a part of the Art Education course, students of the primary school education develop competences in Art Education, Social Entrepreneurship Education and Human Rights Education (one sequence). For the students, a learning environment is created which is characterized by an artistic approach and input as well as by cooperative teamwork in the…
Descriptors: Art Education, Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Civil Rights
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Heasly, Berise – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
Given the political, societal, scientific and geographical changes emerging in our twenty-first century world, we need to apply refreshed innovative processes in universal education. By applying such processes for universally refreshed quality of life norms, this paper applies the results of my Philosophy of Education thesis to today's conditions,…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, 21st Century Skills, Decision Making, Educational Innovation
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Poškus, Mykolas Simas; Valickiene, Rasa Pilkauskaite; Kuzinas, Arvydas – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
Three field studies using norm-based public service announcements were carried out in a university context. The studies yielded inconclusive results, pointing toward the need to investigate the contextual and individual effectiveness of persuasive communication based on making social norms salient. The presented studies are discussed as the first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Persuasive Discourse, Sustainability, Recycling
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Kotluk, Nihat; Kocakaya, Serhat – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
We designed this study with the aim to examine teachers' culturally relevant and sustaining education self-efficacy perceptions in Turkey. For this purpose, we developed a Culturally Relevant/Sustaining Education Self-Efficacy Scale. We obtained the data from 1302 teachers. Data analysis proceeded in three steps: First, we analyzed factor…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Culturally Relevant Education, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness
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Manteaw, Bob Offei – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
The framing of education and learning in sustainable development has evolved out of global environment and development discussions to shape how knowledge, learning and action are applied in efforts to address complex socio-ecological and sustainability challenges of the times. Such framings have over time contributed not only to the establishment…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development, Role of Education, Environmental Education
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Nguyen, Phan Anh; Bokel, Regina; van den Dobbelsteen, Andy – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2020
Green Architecture for Sustainable Communities (GASC) was a joint event organised by Dutch and Vietnamese universities with the aim of boosting sustainable development in the built environment of Vietnam. As a key activity of the event, the international student design workshop focused on renovation of typical Vietnamese row houses -- aiming…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Architectural Education, Design, Workshops
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