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Niklas Kramer; Claas Wegner – Global Education Review, 2024
Due to its constructivist nature, interdisciplinary teaching appears ideal for increasing students' interests in subjects (Brassler, 2020; Kramer & Wegner, 2021). Although many argue in favor of a more comprehensive implementation of interdisciplinary teaching in schools, many practical barriers arise during the realization that need to be…
Descriptors: Units of Study, Interdisciplinary Approach, Intellectual Disciplines, Student Interests
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Maria Sophie Schäfers; Claas Wegner – Global Education Review, 2024
Over the past decades, the demand for scientific research to link theory and practice so that innovative solutions can be developed through research has steadily increased (Klees & Tillmann, 2015; Sandoval & Bell, 2004). In this context, the design-based research (DBR) approach was developed, which examines the research object and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scientific Research, Theory Practice Relationship, Innovation
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Kivelä, Ari – Global Education Review, 2023
Every theory of education endorses an image of a human being as someone who can be educated and is capable of self-education and self-cultivation. Since J.F. Herbart, educationalists have been sketching this image under the title "Bildsamkeit," which has become a central element of the specific German way of speaking about educational…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Philosophy, Foreign Countries, Educational Anthropology
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Waterman-Evans, Louis – Global Education Review, 2023
This conceptual research analyses the historical development of the German concept of "Bildung" to the Danish "dannelse." The starting point is J.G. Fichte's 1808 "Addresses to the German Nation," in which "Bildung" is analyzed as a key concept. The paper illustrates the influence Fichte had on N.F.S.…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Educational History, Moral Values, Social Integration
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Hofbauer, Susann; Kelly, Peter; Beck, Anna – Global Education Review, 2023
In current educational research communications, especially in English and increasingly also in German publications, the term "evidence" refers to international homogenizing gold standards and is often linked to European evidence policies, large scale assessments and justified and proven knowledge. Against the background of international…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Evidence, Translation, Evidence Based Practice
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Schulte, Alena; Wegner, Claas – Global Education Review, 2021
The first educational goal within scientific subjects is to acquire a sense of scientific literacy. In science lessons, methods of scientific inquiry provide the tools to achieve this. In this study, we based scientific inquiry on the SDDS-Model according to Klahr (2002). It is divided into three subareas: Search Hypothesis Space, Test Hypothesis,…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Scientific Literacy, Science Process Skills, Multiple Choice Tests
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Kramer, Niklas; Wegner, Claas – Global Education Review, 2021
Over many years of research, a decline in interest over the school years is repeatedly described. To address this decline, the value of content or a specific subject should be promoted. To increase content relevance, task value interventions can be conducted which are related to the theory of subjective task values by Wigfield & Eccles (2020).…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Biology, Physical Education, Intervention
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Krengel, Fabian – Global Education Review, 2021
A key goal of global education in language teaching is to "have students 'think globally and act locally'"(Cates, 2013, p. 278) -- an idea in line with the concept of glocality. Virtual exchange -- i.e. connecting learners with different lingua-cultural backgrounds over extended periods of time via digital communication technologies (The…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Language Teachers, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Morley, Alyssa; Braun, Alisha M. B.; Rohrer, Lodi; Lamb, David – Global Education Review, 2019
This article applies a postcolonial analytical framework to critically review empirical literature on study abroad for preservice teachers (PSTs). Our systematic search of scholarly databases identified 47 empirical studies of study abroad programs for PSTs in the 2000-2019 time period. Our analysis of these 47 studies is driven by the objectives…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Study Abroad, Research Reports, Program Content
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Zlatkin-Troitschanskaia, Olga; Happ, Roland; Nell-Müller, Sarah; Deribo, Tobias; Reinhardt, Franziska; Toepper, Miriam – Global Education Review, 2018
Accessing higher education without having to overcome bureaucratic hurdles is a serious concern for refugees. Although empirical studies on the integration and success of refugees in higher education are scarce, the challenges related to this issue are becoming apparent. The Success and Opportunities for Refugees in Higher Education (SUCCESS)…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Higher Education, Online Courses, Educational Technology
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Schmiedebach, Mario; Wegner, Claas – Global Education Review, 2018
New students arriving from different countries present a challenge to school systems as language barriers prevent them from being placed in regular classes immediately. In Germany, these students are often enrolled in "international classes" before being placed with their fellow classmates. The project "Biology for Everyone"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Foreign Students, Immigrants
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Grüttner, Michael; Schröder, Stefanie; Berg, Jana; Otto, Carolin – Global Education Review, 2018
In recent years, the number of new asylum applications in Germany has risen with a peak in 2015. Many refugees arrive with high levels of prior education and corresponding educational aspirations. Hence, German universities and preparatory colleges (so-called 'Studienkollegs') have created additional preparatory courses and supporting services for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Academic Aspiration, College Preparation
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Heuser, Brian L.; Wang, Ke; Shahid, Salman – Global Education Review, 2017
We examine recent research across countries and cultures in regard to the issues related to the formation of gifted and talented education perspectives, policies, and practices. Many modern cultures and subcultures have developed formal and informal definitions of what it means to be gifted and talented, and when we compare the perceptions,…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Gifted, Special Education, Educational Policy
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Lehrl, Simone; Kluczniok, Katharina; Rossbach, Hans-Guenther; Anders, Yvonne – Global Education Review, 2017
The present study examines how attending the German model project "Kindergarten of the Future in Bavaria" (KiDZ), which provided 138 children (aged 3 to 6) with traditional preschool stimulation combined with cognitive and domain-specific stimulation, is associated with children's competencies in mathematics over time to age 12 compared…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Mathematics Skills, Mathematics Instruction
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Faas, Stefan; Wu, Shu-chen; Geiger, Steffen – Global Education Review, 2017
In order to reflect international reform movements in a system- and culture-comparative perspective, the following article investigates the early childhood education systems in Germany and in Hong Kong, with reference to the respective social and educational roots, pedagogical development lines, and basic educational approaches. In addition,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Play, Child Development, Early Childhood Education