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Fryer, E.M. – Educational Studies, 2004
This article has been drawn from the observations, interpretations and reflections resulting from my first year of research as a PhD student. In September 2002 citizenship education became a mandatory entitlement of the KS3 and KS4 curriculum in England (ages 11-16 years). The initial focus of my research in this first year of a new government…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Graduate Study, Ethics
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Brain, Kevin; Reid, Ivan – Educational Studies, 2003
Illustrates tensions and contradictions in schools' attempts to develop parental and family involvement through a case study of parental involvement in an Education Action Zone. Argues that the school developed models for parental involvement affected the role of parents. Includes references. (CMK)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Community, Educational Research, Family Involvement
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Osei, George M. – Educational Studies, 2003
Presents a study that focused on the attempts to introduce a vocationally-oriented curriculum into the Junior Secondary Schools in Ghana. Uses interviews, documentary analysis, and case studies. Discusses the results in detail. Explains that there was no training or resources for the teachers. (CMK)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Educational Policy, Educational Research
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Williams, Ann – Educational Studies, 2003
Focuses on the learning of new teachers in England to identify three aspects of workplace learning that may not be accommodated within the statutory induction year. Draws from interview and survey data. Concludes that the new teachers' learning is informal, reactive, and collaborative. (CMK)
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Case Studies, Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Lawrence, J.; And Others – Educational Studies, 1983
Two multi-disciplinary case studies of the patterning of incidents of disruptive behavior in English comprehensive schools are discussed. The global school approach, using data gathered by non-observational monitoring, provided information not usually found on timing and the nature of disruptions and offers an alternative to piecemeal intervention…
Descriptors: Aggression, Antisocial Behavior, Behavior Problems, Case Studies
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Vincent, M. – Educational Studies, 1976
As a result of work on the case-study method, five desirable attributes of games/simulations are suggested to designers of materials: relevance to students' needs, relation of instruction to the real world, use of a variety of skills, a "self-check" system, and maximum motivational impact. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Games, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gordon, Alan – Educational Studies, 1984
The recession has resulted in many employers in Great Britain finding new employees through internal advertising and unsolicited applications. Some employers attribute the fact that they are receiving fewer applications to the psychology of student defeatism. The importance of students' examination scores in employee selection varied a great deal.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Comparative Education, Educational Research
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Poole, Roger; Wade, Barrie – Educational Studies, 1985
Teachers' Notes on an educational television program written by students diverged substantially from Teachers' Notes prepared by a teacher on the same episode. Division of the 49 participating students into experimental and control groups, with the experimental group having the opportunity of group discussion prior to writing their Notes, showed…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Course Content, Educational Research
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Parsons, Eddie; Chalkley, Brian; Jones, Allan – Educational Studies, 2000
Evaluates the extent to which English parents send their children to out-of-catchment schools and the patterns of students across catchment boundaries. Uses a form of geographic information system as the principal research tool. Reveals that over one third of year seven students attend schools other than their catchment comprehensive. (CMK)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Todman, John; And Others – Educational Studies, 1990
Considers problems wrought by protracted and potentially disruptive research conducted in school environments. Seeks to reconcile researcher and school interests. Presents a case study research project in which designating a teacher as a research assistant prevented many problems. Stresses maintaining cooperation and the importance of schools…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cooperation, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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MacKenzie, Clayton G. – Educational Studies, 1989
Reviews the United Kingdom's Eleven-plus Examination and discusses its use in developing countries. Notes that the rise of the comprehensive school has made the use of the examination redundant. Points out that the examination still thrives outside the United Kingdom, perhaps because it was implemented differently in those locales. (KO)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Educational Assessment, Educational Innovation