NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 11 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Peli Galiti; Nahlah Mandurah; Lai Wong; John Klatt; Robert Enright – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2023
Most research exploring school-based forgiveness education programs focuses on student outcomes. However, some scholars have begun studying teachers' views of forgiveness. We build on this work by exploring teachers' views of forgiveness education in Greece and Saudi Arabia. A total of 134 teachers (76 Greek and 58 Saudi) completed a survey asking…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gülle, Mahmut; Bolat, Yavuz – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2022
The game is an important tool that provides motivation for the individual at almost any age while entertaining it, as well as providing achievements to the individual and socially. The use of this tool as an educational tool or material can help increase the success of learning-teaching processes. For this reason, the aim of this research was to…
Descriptors: Test Construction, Game Based Learning, Instructional Materials, Test Validity
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Lê, Ni-La; Hinestroza, José Martínez; Kraus, Erika B.; Hassan, Azad; Plough, India C. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
This article interprets teachers as change agents in light of the Transformational Teaching (TT) framework (Slavich & Zimbardo, 2012). Contributing to the understanding of teachers' transformation, we report on a case study that explores how of a graduate student's conceptualization of and engagement with the core methods of TT emerged and…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Transformative Learning
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sofo, Seidu; Thompson, Emmanuel; Kanton, Tontie L. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Many countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have used non-traditional teacher education programs to address the perpetual problem of inadequate provision of trained teachers. Using the bioecological systems theory, the present study examined untrained teacher trainees' perceptions about the prospects and challenges of upgrading untrained teachers in…
Descriptors: Nontraditional Education, Teacher Education, Teacher Qualifications, Systems Approach
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Dalton, Kelly; Hinshaw, Sarah; Knipe, John – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2019
Recent scholarship indicates several benefits of mother tongue education (MTE) in supporting student learning. Within one Mayan community in Guatemala, Ixil is the mother tongue spoken at home and faces extinction due to Indigenous oppression and genocide. This qualitative case study highlights efforts of 13 teachers and administrators at one…
Descriptors: Language Maintenance, Native Language Instruction, American Indian Languages, Case Studies
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Spreen, Carol Anne; Knapczyk, Jillian J. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2017
Although global initiatives have brought attention to the lack of quality in education systems worldwide; the question remains, how do we implement quality education? Teachers, a vital component of the education process, are not usually included in these global conversations; this results in government initiatives missing key obstacles faced by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Implementation, Context Effect, Educational Quality
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Gozali, Charlina; Claassen Thrush, Elizabeth; Soto-Peña, Michelle; Whang, Christine; Luschei, Thomas F. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2017
Despite public commitments internationally and nationally to include the voices of all stakeholders, the voices of teachers have continued to be marginalized in the literature and in policy-making related to global educational development. The purpose of the current study is to examine the process of invoking teacher voice using a sample of…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Teacher Attitudes, Access to Education, Equal Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Sim, Woohyang – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2016
Higher education in Saudi Arabia has garnered immense praise for its rapid expansion and developments in both quantity and quality. In response to this, the tertiary school enrollment in Saudi Arabia is rapidly rising. These achievements can be explained by changes in educational policies. However, studies regarding youth's awareness are scarce.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Aspiration, Youth, Surveys
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Lee, Chih-Yih; Sparks, Paul – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2015
Technology has greatly impacted educational systems around the world, even in the most geographically isolated places. This study utilizes an ethnographic approach to examine the patterns of learning in a kindergarten in Mana, Fiji. Data comprised of interviews, observations and examination of related artifacts. The results provide baseline data…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Kindergarten, Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Seifert, Roger; Li, Yingfei – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2014
This paper presents detailed qualitative evidence from a case study of teachers in five Chinese schools in one city. It explicitly seeks to show how developments in government policy towards education have altered the management of teacher labour inside schools as well as the teacher labour process as expressed by the teachers themselves in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Educational Change, Professionalism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
PDF on ERIC Download full text
Li, Wendan; Collins, Christopher S. – FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education, 2014
Although international students annually contribute billions of dollars to the US economy, meaningful intercultural interaction between international students, peers, and faculty is often missing at US host campuses. Feelings of isolation, loneliness, and alienation are pervasive among international students at US campuses; these feelings can…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Doctoral Degrees, Socialization, Qualitative Research