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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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Eriksson, Elisabeth; Boistrup, Lisa Björklund; Thornberg, Robert – Educational Research, 2018
Background: As part of teachers' everyday classroom assessment practice, feedback can be seen as connected to the formative function of assessment, with the aim of helping students in their learning processes. Much research on teacher feedback focuses precisely on the feedback's formative quality. However, in order to strengthen our understanding…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Feedback (Response), Classroom Communication, Elementary School Teachers
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Iliopoulou, Ifigenia – Educational Research, 2018
Background: The conceptions that children develop about environmental issues are likely to form the basis of how they comprehend such issues, influence their behaviour towards the environment and, ultimately, determine the way they address these issues. Being aware of children's ways of thinking about the environment is, therefore, of paramount…
Descriptors: Environment, Concept Formation, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes
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Sabagh, Zaynab; Hall, Nathan C.; Saroyan, Alenoush – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Over the past few decades, higher education institutions worldwide have experienced substantial changes, including: massification, internationalisation and increasing demands for exceptional instructional quality and research quantity in environments that have also seen heightened competition for students, faculty and resources.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Teacher Burnout, Labor Demands, College Faculty
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Vlachou, Anastasia; Papananou, Ioanna – Educational Research, 2018
Background: In Higher Education, inclusion and the enhancement of equality of opportunities and practices appeal as imperative, in most Western societies' laws. Inclusive education literature, however, reveals that despite inclusion's strong advocacy, delivery remains problematic, as beyond the surface of institutional policy, the reality of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Disabilities, Student Experience
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Hascher, Tina; Hadjar, Andreas – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Many primary school students encounter the educational system positively from the outset. However, over the school years, students develop negative attitudes towards school, which peaks during secondary education. According to the literature, we conceptualise this process as school alienation: a decreasing sense of belonging in terms…
Descriptors: Alienation, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Educational Attitudes
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Eriksen, Ingunn Marie – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Previous research has found that bullying is often defined differently by students, staff and researchers, leading researchers to call for a more consistent use of the term in practice to enable better intervention and measurement. However, little is known about the consequences of a more consistent use of the term in school. Purpose:…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Student Attitudes, Secondary School Teachers
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Rodrigues, Rosa G.; Meeuwisse, Marieke; Notten, Ton; Severiens, Sabine E. – Educational Research, 2018
Background: The transition from primary school to secondary school is a crucial period of time for children and this may be especially the case for pupils with migrant backgrounds. While there has been considerable research on the transition from primary to secondary school, more needs to be known specifically about the experiences of this group…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Cultural Background, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries
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