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Limaye, Sandhya – Global Education Review, 2016
The Central and State governments in India have formulated programs and policies over the years for children with disabilities in order to help them to enter mainstream society. However, despite these policies, children with disabilities are amongst the most disadvantaged in terms of access to schooling and completion of elementary education, as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Access to Education, Disabilities, Educational Policy
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Yu, Yong; Hunt, Jean Ann – Global Education Review, 2016
Carefully constructed field-based experiences in teacher education programs have been recognized as one of the essential conditions for effective teacher learning. Most college/university-based teacher education programs, however, are still dominated by the epistemology that academic knowledge is the authoritative source of knowledge about…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Preservice Teachers, College School Cooperation, Case Studies
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Hill, Cher M.; MacDonald, Margaret – Global Education Review, 2016
Teacher inquiry, in which teachers study their own professional practice, is currently a popular form of experiential learning that is considered a powerful tool to bring about effective change in teaching and learning. Little empirical evidence, however, exists to explain precisely if and how this pedagogical methodology moves teachers toward…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Experiential Learning, Teacher Education Programs, Graduate Study
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Willey, Craig; Magee, Paula – Global Education Review, 2016
In a longitudinal design experiment conducted within an urban teacher preparation program, we employed ethnographic and auto-ethnographic methods to investigate the following questions: 1) In what ways do clinical experiences (CEs) support prospective teachers' (PTs) development of knowledge, skills, and dispositions necessary for urban teaching?…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Ethnography, Experiential Learning, Preservice Teachers
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Dole, Sharon F.; Bloom, Lisa A.; Doss, Kristy Kowalske – Global Education Review, 2016
This article reports the impact of a field experience in problem-based (PBL) and project-based learning (PjBL) on in-service teachers' conceptions of experiential learning. Participants had been enrolled in a hybrid class that included an online component in which they learned about PBL and PjBL, and an experiential component in which they…
Descriptors: Field Experience Programs, Problem Based Learning, Student Projects, Case Studies
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Jay, Jordan; Miller, Howard – Global Education Review, 2016
In this article, we present three models of teacher preparation programs that immersed their candidates in experiential learning aimed at bringing together theory and practice. We identify the key components that can be generalized from studying such programs, examine factors that led to their dismantling, and propose a potentially more…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Experiential Learning, Theory Practice Relationship
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Beckman, Paula J.; Christenson, Lea Ann – Global Education Review, 2016
This qualitative case study was designed to explore student's perceptions of the impact of a two-week service-learning experience in rural El Salvador. Students stayed in an economically impoverished village in rural El Salvador and worked on projects that promoted education for children in the village. Participants included 15 graduate and…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Mukeredzi, Tabitha Grace – Global Education Review, 2016
Attempts to address global pressure to achieve Education for All have been hampered by two fundamental challenges in developing countries, namely an acute shortage of teachers and large rural populations in these countries. In addition, qualified, competent teachers shun working in rural settings. While recruitment of professionally unqualified…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Rural Schools, Foreign Countries, Teacher Shortage
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Wasmuth, Helge – Global Education Review, 2016
This article discusses an alternative learning project that was conducted in an online course at a teacher education program from Fall 2012 to Fall 2015. As part of the course, students had to create avatars, an alter ego, and think and act as their avatars when faced with educational issues. The project strives to overcome challenges that teacher…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Teacher Education Programs, Perspective Taking, Online Courses
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Mason, Lee L.; Andrews, Alonzo; Rivera, Christopher J.; Davis, Don – Global Education Review, 2016
Over the past few years an increasing number of schools and community organizations have developed transformative learning spaces referred to as "MakerSpaces" for research and training purposes. MakerSpaces are organizations in which members sharing similar interests in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) gather to work on…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Student Needs, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Slim-Topdjian, Lina; Pinto Zipp, Genevieve – Global Education Review, 2016
The increased prevalence of autism has created an increased challenge for teachers to incorporate specialized teaching strategies to address the unique educational and behavioral challenges facing children diagnosed with autism. Providing teachers with educational training opportunities will promote such learning. In the academic world,…
Descriptors: Autism, Teaching Methods, On the Job Training, Video Technology
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Okilwa, Nathern S. A. – Global Education Review, 2015
As a developing country in sub-Saharan Africa, Kenya has fared comparatively well in educating its young people. The new constitution of Kenya and various acts of parliament identify education as a fundamental human right and mandates the government to provide basic education for all. Consistent with the government's "Vision 2030," most…
Descriptors: Educationally Disadvantaged, Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Equal Education
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Gouleta, Eirini – Global Education Review, 2015
This article presents the case of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP), Pakistan's former North-West Frontier Province, and its provincial educational assessment policies and practices. These policies and practices affect millions of Culturally Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional (CLDE) children who live in rural and remote areas, and areas afflicted by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Assessment, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
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Lee, Stacey J.; Hawkins, Margaret R. – Global Education Review, 2015
The number of immigrant English learners attending schools in new destinations across the US is rapidly increasing. We draw on the sociological scholarship on "contexts of reception" and scholarship on sociocultural approaches to policy to examine the educational contexts faced by immigrant English learners in new destination communities…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Immigrants, Rural Schools, Educational Environment
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Kryst, Erica L.; Kotok, Stephen; Bodovski, Katerina – Global Education Review, 2015
Disparities in educational outcomes exist between students in rural areas as compared to students in urban settings. While there is some evidence that these rural disparities are present in eastern Europe, little is known about young peoples' lives in the rural areas of this region. This paper presents an analysis of science achievement by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Systems, Science Achievement, Achievement Gap
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