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Van Twembeke, Ellen; Goeman, Katie – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Educational changes often face resistance as lecturers tend to stand by familiar methods of instruction. This reluctance presents a challenge for programme coordinators who wish to introduce other methods, such as flipped classrooms, and seek to motivate lecturers to embrace educational change. Research into lecturers' motivational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Education, Adult Educators, Blended Learning
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Öhrstedt, Maria; Scheja, Max – Educational Research, 2018
Background: How students go about studying, including the learning activities that students engage in both during and between classes, is not easily understood. Previous research indicates that critical student features, such as approaches to learning and decisions of how to organise studying activities, develop in bidirectional interactions…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Freshmen, Psychology, Introductory Courses
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Gillett-Swan, Jenna K.; Sargeant, Jonathon – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Approaches to conducting research with children afford them varying degrees of participatory power. Despite children's varying roles within research, more needs to be understood about the influences of unintentional power plays and, in particular, interactions between participant and non-participants on children's participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Participatory Research, Children
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Görlich, Anne; Katznelson, Noemi – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Across Europe and the Nordic countries, unemployment among 18-30 year-olds is a major challenge, which in some countries is being tackled by focusing on education. In Denmark, young unemployed people or people on the margins of the education system are assessed regarding what is known as an "education requirement". Hence,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Unemployment, Out of School Youth, Young Adults
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Arkhipenka, Volha; Dawson, Susan; Fitriyah, Siti; Goldrick, Susan; Howes, Andrew; Palacios, Nahielly – Educational Research, 2018
Background: This paper considers the role of collaborative enquiry as a means of developing equity in education. The context was a collaborative project in which a university was supporting local schools in carrying out enquiry into their practice, with the purpose of moving the practice towards greater equity. Purpose: The research question…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Attitude Change, Inquiry, Teacher Collaboration
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Becker, Birgit; Tuppat, Julia – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Ethnic educational inequality is present in almost all Western societies. One possible explanation for the persisting disadvantages of children from immigrant family backgrounds is discrimination. Individual ethnic discrimination has been reported in the form of ethnic bias in school teachers' evaluations and recommendations. Children…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Ethnic Groups, Social Bias, Immigrants
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Reguant, Mercedes; Martínez-Olmo, Francesc; Contreras-Higuera, Williams – Educational Research, 2018
Background: This paper analyses the development of research competencies in higher education students, particularly with regard to the undergraduate Final-Year Project (FYP). The FYP is understood as an assignment that requires the integration of learning outcomes and demonstration of competencies for the successful completion of the degree.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervisors, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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van den Beemt, Antoine; Ketelaar, Evelien; Diepstraten, Isabelle; de Laat, Maarten – Educational Research, 2018
Background: This paper discusses teachers' perspectives on learning networks and their motives for participating in these networks. Although it is widely held that teachers' learning may be developed through learning networks, not all teachers participate in such networks. Purpose: The theme of reciprocity, central to studies in the area of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Semi Structured Interviews, Secondary School Teachers
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Wentworth, Laura; Mazzeo, Christopher; Connolly, Faith – Educational Research, 2017
Background: In the United States, an emphasis on evidence-based decision-making in education has received renewed interest with the recent passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act. However, how best, in practice, to support the use of evidence in educational decision-making remains unclear. Research Practice Partnerships (RPPs) are a popular…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Decision Making, Partnerships in Education, Information Utilization
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Campbell, Carol; Pollock, Katina; Briscoe, Patricia; Carr-Harris, Shasta; Tuters, Stephanie – Educational Research, 2017
Background: The importance of "evidence-informed practice" has risen dramatically in education and in other public policy areas. This article focuses on the importance of knowledge mobilisation strategies, processes and outputs. It is concerned with how these can support the adaptation and implementation of evidence from research and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Information Networks, Evidence Based Practice, Case Studies
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Cooper, Amanda; Klinger, Don A.; McAdie, Patricia – Educational Research, 2017
Background: Within the realm of public education, there is a well-known "knowledge to practice gap" on current conceptions of classroom assessment. A collaborative research project undertaken by the Elementary Teachers' Federation of Ontario (ETFO) and a research team at Queen's University explored the roots of this gap from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence Based Practice, Educational Assessment, Theory Practice Relationship
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Carrier, Nathalie – Educational Research, 2017
Background: Within the wider education industry, a large quantity of ideas, practices and products are routinely promoted as useful innovations. These innovations span many forms such as software applications, open source courseware, online learning platforms and web 2.0 technologies. Coupled with this promotion, there is increasing interest and…
Descriptors: Popular Education, Educational Change, Educational Practices, Internet
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Brown, Chris; Schildkamp, Kim; Hubers, Mireille D. – Educational Research, 2017
Background: Data-based decision-making (DBDM) and research-informed teaching practice (RITP) are key to teacher and school improvement. Currently, however, DBDM and RITP represent two distinct approaches to developing evidence-informed practice (EIP) and do not correspond to the all-encompassing notion of EIP envisaged by many academics and…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Evidence Based Practice, Teaching Methods, Decision Making
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LaPointe-McEwan, Danielle; DeLuca, Christopher; Klinger, Don A. – Educational Research, 2017
Background: In Canada, contemporary collaborative professional learning models for educators utilise multiple forms of evidence to inform practice. Commonly, two forms of evidence are prioritised: (a) research-based evidence and (b) classroom-based evidence of student learning. In Ontario, the integration of these two forms of evidence within…
Descriptors: Evidence, School Districts, Foreign Countries, Middle Management
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Rickinson, Mark; de Bruin, Kate; Walsh, Lucas; Hall, Matthew – Educational Research, 2017
Background: This paper approaches evidence-informed practice from the perspective of evidence-informed policy-making. Using the findings of a recent study of evidence-use by educational policy-makers to raise questions about evidence-use by educational practitioners, it seeks to explore what such a study might tell us about how to understand and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evidence Based Practice, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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