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Hercz, Maria; Pozsonyi, Ferenc; Takács, Nikolett – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
This present paper focuses on the pedagogical aspects of parents' thinking in order to get acquainted with the ideal mindset for supporting the development of entrepreneurial competence, one of the key competencies of the 21st century. Our quantitative research applied a questionnaire with 101 items and a reliability of Cronbach-[alpha]=0.856,…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Parent Attitudes, Values, Entrepreneurship
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Tiemensma, Britt Due; Rasmussen, Connie Stendal – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Entrepreneurship Education often emphasizes the practical applications of competencies. This article aims to collect findings on entrepreneurship education linked to democratic formation in primary education as experienced by teacher students. Based on a model from the Danish Foundation for Entrepreneurship and theories on democratic formation and…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Democracy, Teaching Methods, Teacher Education
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Summer, Anita – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
Teachers act as role models and through their activities are active co-designers of future generations. Independent thinking and taking responsible, sustainable actions form the basis for a vibrant society. Entrepreneurship skills can already be fostered in primary school children. This requires well-trained primary school teachers. The following…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Mathematics Education, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Pröbstl, Gerlinde; Schmidt-Hönig, Kerstin – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
In order to manage the challenges of the 21st century, the assessment of individual self-efficacy constitutes an important factor in the educational context; both on the personal as well as on the social and organisational level. This fact justifies the consideration of self-efficacy as a basic competence, whose development must be started on the…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Social Sciences, Self Concept, Entrepreneurship
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Bertling, Joy; Rearden, Kristin – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Research on the impact of place-based education (PBE), in which educational experiences are situated in the local environment (Smith, 2002), consistently suggests academic, social, and affective benefits across demographics. Traditionally, professional development supporting PBE has been designed to support large-scale initiatives. In this study,…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Art Education, Faculty Development, Teacher Workshops
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Stites, Michele L.; Rakes, Christopher R.; Noggle, Amy K.; Shah, Sabrina – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
This mixed methods study examined preservice teacher perceptions of their needs related to inclusion. The study examined 120 early childhood and elementary preservice teachers from two universities, from both general and special education programs. Inclusion has been considered best practice in education for many years; however, how to best…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Inclusion, Teacher Education Programs
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Kabadayi, Abdulkadir; Altinsoy, Fatma – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
In the preschool period children develop rapidly in cognitive, social-emotional, physical, psycho-motor, language, and aesthetic areas. In this period, besides basic habits and skills, it is important for children to gain environmental awareness. Research shows that children are mostly affected by environmental problems. Yet, living in a clean and…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Teaching Methods, Pollution, Conservation (Environment)
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Kotaman, Hüseyin; Balc?, Asl?; K?l?ç Ayd?n, Zeynep Nur – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
The purpose of the study is to examine the impact of early childhood teachers' reading attitudes, the total number of the books they have read about their profession, the total number of the books they have read on general topics, and their teaching experience on their teaching efficacy. Participants consist of 362 early childhood teachers from 51…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Reading Instruction, Reading Attitudes, Self Efficacy
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Sundh, Stellan – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
International communication with different digital tools is now established both at universities and in other contexts worldwide. It is therefore relevant to describe how one of these tools is used in higher education. In the present study the focus is on seminars carried out in student-interactive video-conferences on didactic and pedagogical…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries, Seminars
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Roofe, Carmel; Ferguson, Therese – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) is critical for Caribbean countries such as Jamaica as the country grapples with various sustainability issues. The integration of ESD into formal and non-formal education therefore becomes a necessary undertaking. At the formal level, reorienting curricula at all levels is important and advocated for in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Secondary School Curriculum, Sustainable Development
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Franzenburg, Geert; Iliško, Dzintra; Verkest, Hugo – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
The article focuses on a discourse of resilience and remembering and its interconnectedness in teaching contested historical narratives. History mainly consists of events, remembrance, narratives, rituals, discourses, and stereotypes which can facilitate or prevent resilience. Since such purposes are part of religious and values education, a…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), History Instruction, Memory, Culture
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Roy, Amit; Ikonen, Risto; Kumar, Kuldeep; Keinonen, Tuula – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
A potential health crisis looms large in the Punjab, India where alcohol consumption has risen dramatically. Adolescents are especially vulnerable to the toxic effects of alcohol. This empirical study presents a pedagogical intervention, Children as Agents of Social Change (CASC), which aimed to raise awareness about the effects of alcohol using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescent Attitudes, Drinking, Computer Mediated Communication
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Buchanan, Michael T. – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
The number of people applying for school based religious education leadership positions is scarce in most regions throughout Australia as well as other geographical regions. Drawing on the insights from key stakeholders associated with religious education leadership in schools this qualitative study aimed to identify factors which militated…
Descriptors: Religious Education, Catholic Schools, Catholic Educators, Teacher Attitudes
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Bada, Erdogan; Genc, Bilal – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Discussion on sexism regarding language focuses on how women are discriminated against in our daily language and in academic writing. Although we are against any kind of discrimination, when it comes to dealing with this phenomenon in language and language use, we should be more careful. Language is not only a symbolic means whereby humans…
Descriptors: Gender Bias, Gender Discrimination, Females, Language Usage
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Lindner, Johannes – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Entrepreneurs keep our economy and society vibrant by implementing new ideas, which is why our society needs people with entrepreneurship competences. The development of our entrepreneurship competences does not begin with the start of our professional lives, but is initiated in earlier phases of our socialisation. Entrepreneurship education can…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Teaching Methods, Sustainable Development, Futures (of Society)
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