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Sneyers, Eline; De Witte, Kristof – Educational Review, 2018
This article provides a meta-analysis on the effect of academic probation, student-faculty mentoring and need-based grants on various student outcomes. Using 25 (quasi-) experimental studies, we find that academic probation has a significant negative effect on retention (d = -0.17), while it does not have an effect on graduation. Student-faculty…
Descriptors: Intervention, Higher Education, Academic Achievement, Meta Analysis
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Heinrich, Jill – Educational Review, 2018
This qualitative case study examines the conflicts and challenges that one American junior high school experienced when a substantial number of African-American families migrated to the community from Chicago to secure Section 8 housing; their housing projects had recently been felled through the auspices of HOPE VI (Housing Opportunities for…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Acculturation, Poverty, Culture Conflict
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Gunn, Andrew – Educational Review, 2018
The creation of the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) represents a significant development concerning the teaching mission of the university in the UK. This paper considers the background to, and the development of, the TEF. It explains the context from which the TEF emerged and unpacks a series of rationales which illustrate the need for, and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Faculty Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Models
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Smith, Paul H. – Educational Review, 2018
This article discusses the reasons offered by one group of paraprofessionals to explain their decision to study for a work-related higher education programme. It reports on an ethnographically inspired piece of research that aimed to capture the initial motives that a group of teaching assistants had for studying for a Foundation degree at a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Higher Education, Teaching Assistants
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Tran, Ly Thi; Vu, Thao Thi Phuong – Educational Review, 2018
Student mobility is becoming a prominent phenomenon of tertiary education in the twenty-first century. Internationally mobile students' lived experiences are intimately linked to their potential to exercise agency in transnational mobility. However, the notion of agency within the context of student mobility has not been the explicit focus of…
Descriptors: Student Mobility, Study Abroad, Foreign Students, International Education
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Shields, Robin; Masardo, Alexander – Educational Review, 2018
This paper investigates differences in higher education outcomes according to the qualifications with which students enter university. The study is situated in the context of increasing marketization, competition and privatization in post-16 qualifications, combined with an increase in students entering higher education with either vocational…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Employment Qualifications, Higher Education, Marketing
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Apple, Michael W. – Educational Review, 2018
In this essay, I first discuss where the article "Doing Things the 'Right' Way" that was published in this journal in 2005 fits into my corpus of work. In many ways, it represents a coming together of the various influences that have continued to form me over the nearly five decades I have been engaged in critically examining the…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Neoliberalism, Social Systems, Ideology
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Elliott, Julian G.; Resing, Wilma C. M.; Beckmann, Jens F. – Educational Review, 2018
This paper updates a review of dynamic assessment in education by the first author, published in this journal in 2003. It notes that the original review failed to examine the important conceptual distinction between dynamic testing (DT) and dynamic assessment (DA). While both approaches seek to link assessment and intervention, the former is of…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Educational Assessment, Testing, Intervention
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Bailey, Richard – Educational Review, 2018
"Evaluating the relationship between physical education, sport and social inclusion", published in "Educational Review" in 2005 was concerned formally with an analysis of the potential role of sport and physical education (PE) within the social policy agenda of Blair's New Labour Government. It was also a contribution to a…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Social Isolation, Social Development
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McGregor, Glenda – Educational Review, 2018
Michael Apple's 2005 article, "Doing Things the 'Right' Way: Legitimating Educational Inequalities in Conservative Times", is a seminal piece of writing that highlights some of his core concerns with the effects of neo-liberal and neo-conservative ideologies on education. Since its publication, this article has incited much debate about…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Social Systems, Neoliberalism, Ideology
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Hornby, Garry; Blackwell, Ian – Educational Review, 2018
The article on barriers to parental involvement in education that was published in "Educational Review" in 2011 has been surprisingly widely read and cited. The article was prompted by concern over the apparent gap between the rhetoric and reality of parental involvement evident in preceding years. It presented a model which discussed…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Barriers, Elementary Schools
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Fan, Weihua; Li, Nan; Sandoval, Jaime Robert – Educational Review, 2018
In a 2011 article in this journal, Hornby and Lafaele provided a comprehensive model to understand barriers that may adversely impact effectiveness of parental involvement (PI) in education. The proposed explanatory model provides researchers with a new comprehensive and systematic perspective of the phenomenon in question with references from an…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Parent School Relationship, Barriers, Elementary Schools
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Osler, Audrey; Starkey, Hugh – Educational Review, 2018
In 2003, citizenship education had recently been introduced to the national curriculum for England, and the model adopted was proving to be influential in a variety of settings worldwide. We sought to challenge a nationalist version of citizenship education by proposing "education for cosmopolitan citizenship" arguing for citizenship…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Theory Practice Relationship, Citizenship Education
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Sharpe, Darren Miguel – Educational Review, 2018
This paper examines Audrey Osler and Hugh Starkey's 2003 article on cosmopolitan citizenship 14 years after its publication. Since its publication, young people's disconnection from political life has increasingly become a cause for concern for most, if not all, Western democracies. Specifically, this article examines the implications for young…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Political Issues, Asians, Indians
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Dagkas, Symeon – Educational Review, 2018
This Special Issue is part of "Educational Review's" Hall of Fame, comprising the journal's most read and highly cited papers. As part of this I will be critiquing a milestone paper within the field(s) of Sport, PE and (I will extend to) PA by Professor Richard Bailey. The paper (see EJ691124) has been amongst the most-cited in the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Physical Activities, Social Influences
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