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Bennet, Maria; Moriarty, Beverley – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
This article draws on previous research by the authors and others as well as lifelong learning theory to argue the case for providing pre-service teachers with deep and meaningful experiences over time that help them to build their personal capacity for developing knowledge and dispositions to work with Australian Aboriginal students, their…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Learning Theories, Preservice Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Penn-Edwards, Sorrel; Donnison, Sharn; Albion, Lisa – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
First year Australian Initial Teacher Education students are at a high risk of not completing their studies, particularly in the transition into their tertiary studies in first year, and then if achieving graduation, many are likely to leave the profession in the early years. While the reasons vary, it is known that early departure from a career…
Descriptors: Beginning Teachers, Reflection, Preservice Teachers, Undergraduate Students
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Staunton, Mike; Dann, Chris – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
Formative assessment is about strengthening student learning and can dramatically improve student achievement when it guides changes in day-to-day classroom practice. Any attempt to understand formative assessment must therefore be grounded in a notion of learning, which this paper approaches from a constructivist/experiential perspective.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Formative Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Learning Processes
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Karimi, Mohammad Nabi; Dehghani, Asieh – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
The present study examined EFL teachers' theoretical orientations towards reading, their reading instructional practices and the correspondence between the theoretical orientations/practices. The study participants were 80 male and female Iranian EFL teachers teaching at a number of private English language institutes. Half of the teachers were…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Reading Instruction, Language Teachers, Teacher Education
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Gurney, Laura; Liyanage, Indika – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
Teachers construct their practice, education and professional development within two domains of professionalism: sponsored and independent. The association between these two domains, however, is complex; it is overlapping, inseparable and sometimes uneasy. The complexity is further exacerbated by the codependent nature of association between the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Faculty Development, Criticism, Correlation
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Saloviita, Timo – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
Transitional periods, such as lesson starts, are necessary steps from one activity to another, but they also compete with time for actual learning. The aim of the present study was to replicate a previous pilot study on lesson starts and explore possible disturbances. In total, 130 lesson starts in Finnish basic education in grades 1-9 were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Observation, Elementary School Students, Pilot Projects
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Sadeghi, Karim; Soleimani, Maryam – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
Research has indicated that there is an association between the use and choice of learning strategies and different variables like learning contexts, learner characteristics, learning experiences, language proficiency, and cultural and educational backgrounds. To add to the thriving body of knowledge in this area, the present study, therefore, was…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Anxiety, Psychological Patterns, Second Language Learning
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Kwan, Paula; Wong, Yi-Lee – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
Embedded in a new understanding of the concept of parental involvement is that parents work as a collaborator with the school to improve student learning; through involvement in school activities, parents tend to better understand the curriculum and be more closely connected with teachers. However, the literature shows that opportunity available…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Equal Education, Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status
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Björk, Lars G.; Browne-Ferrigno, Tricia – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
During the past three decades, the rise of the global economy stimulated a wide array of social, economic, and political changes in nations throughout the world. Heightened concern about the quality of schools launched what is arguably one of the most pervasive, intense, and protracted attempts at educational reform in recent history. A discussion…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Educational Change, Administrative Organization
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Goodall, J. S. – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
This paper examines the linked concepts of school-home communications, and parental engagement in children's learning, both of which are vital for supporting learning, particularly at times of transition. The paper examines the theoretical basis for both of these concepts. A distinction is drawn between communication (which can be simply the…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Communication Strategies, Literature Reviews, Parent Participation
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Arar, Khalid; Abramovitz, Ruth; Daod, Saeda; Awad, Yasir; Khalil, Mahmood – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
This study deals with teachers' perceptions of principals' leadership style as it affects parental involvement (PI) in the special context of the Arab education system in Israel. Contemporary perceptions of education within the Western individualist society, including in the majority society in Israel, regard the full spectrum of PI, ranging from…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Administrator Effectiveness, Leadership Styles, Likert Scales
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
The overarching purpose of this paper is to provide a number of important insights into immigrant parents' school involvement in Cyprus. Therefore, it examines the perspectives of all actors involved in the school-family partnership--namely head-teachers, teachers, immigrant and native parents, and immigrant and native children--through a multiple…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Parent Participation, Foreign Countries, Family School Relationship
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Sad, Süleyman Nihat; Konca, Ahmet Sami; Özer, Niyazi; Acar, Feride – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
This phenomenological study explored parental e-nvolvement (or electronic parental involvement), defined as "parental efforts to plan, engage in, support, monitor and/or assess the learning experiences of their children either at home or at school predominantly using technological devices and media." Data were gathered from 23…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Parent Participation, Semi Structured Interviews, Telecommunications
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Brinn, Michelle – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
Whilst many practitioners value positive and effective working relationships with parents, enhancing home-school interactions can be complex, especially within highly diverse contexts. Within the UK, partnership working with parents is widely advocated. However, there may exist subtle, but crucial differences between interactions that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Family Involvement, Parent Participation
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Ab Kadir, Mohammad Akshir – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2016
The new Australian Curriculum (AC) aims to prepare school leavers for the twenty-first century and the development of critical and creative thinking in school leavers is seen as a key dimension in preparing "students to live and work in the twenty-first century" and "fundamental to effective learning". More broadly, the AC is…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, National Curriculum, Student Diversity
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