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Parr, Graham; Bulfin, Scott; Diamond, Fleur; Wood, Narelle; Owen, Ceridwen – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
As concerns spread about the capacity of teacher education programmes to prepare preservice teachers for entry into the teaching profession, literature and policy have begun to scrutinise the knowledge and skills of teacher educators. Some publications have focused on the professional development needed by teacher educators to align their teaching…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Teacher Educators, Foreign Countries, Teacher Education Programs
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Lee, Jang Ho – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
The present study examined students' perceptions of immediacy behaviours and credibility of their teachers as well as their willingness to communicate in class, in the South Korean context, with undergraduate English as a Foreign Language (EFL) learners. Participants were 252 undergraduate Korean students enrolled in a mandatory English…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Native Speakers, English Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Vincent, Jonathan; Ralston, Kevin – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
This current study draws on data from a large sample of trainee teachers in England to provide a long overdue baseline assessment of the knowledge of autism. It has particular import given the recent research that shows that 60% of autistic young people identified 'having a teacher who understands autism' as the main thing that would make school…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Knowledge Level, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Nind, Melanie – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
This paper takes the concept of pedagogical content knowledge (PCK), which is well known in teacher education, and applies it in research methods education where it has not been previously used. It asks how experienced social science research methods teachers, who know their subject (method) well, teach advanced social research methods to others.…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Social Science Research, Research Methodology, Research Skills
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Evans, R. J. W. – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
T R ('Tim') Miles (1923-2008) was one of the most important pioneers of dyslexia research and treatment in the UK. He worked with dyslexics from the time of his appointment to a lectureship at Bangor in 1949 and later, with his wife, established the Dyslexia Centre there. Miles' professional role and theoretical contribution are reasonably well…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dyslexia, College Faculty, Research
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Henderson, Morag; Anders, Jake; Green, Francis; Henseke, Golo – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
With approximately three times the resources per pupil in private compared with state schools, Britain's private sector presents an interesting case of what could be expected from schools that are extremely well resourced. This paper studies the links between private schooling and educational performance in upper secondary school, as measured…
Descriptors: Private Schools, Educational Attainment, Academic Achievement, Secondary School Students
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Richardson, John T. E.; Mittelmeier, Jenna; Rienties, Bart – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
A literature review published in 2008 outlined known relationships between gender, ethnicity, and academic attainment in UK higher education. In the period since this publication, many changes to the higher education sector have occurred, including raising tuition fees, an increased focus on widening participation, and an increasing interest in…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Social Class, Ethnicity, Educational Attainment
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Fulford, Amanda; Mahon, Áine – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
As a host of published books, journal articles and opinion pieces attest, the university lecture is now distinctly out of step with contemporary Higher Education discourse. Academics across university disciplines confidently proclaim the format's obsolescence, arguing that only inertia and familiarity could satisfactorily account for the lecture's…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Educational Benefits, Higher Education, Educational Philosophy
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Jones, Steven; Vigurs, Katy; Harris, Diane – Oxford Review of Education, 2020
Measures that economise education are typically accompanied by discourses that prime society for change by framing the policy in individualistic and consumeristic terms. This article explores the emergence of 'value for money' (VfM) discourses in the English higher education sector. Using Bourdieu's thinking tools, we explore how VfM is…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Educational Policy, Costs, Educational Quality
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Bamber, Philip; Bullivant, Andrea; Clark, Alison; Lundie, David – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
There has been significant discussion and debate about the meaning and implementation of the requirement for schools to promote fundamental British values. While much of the research in this area focuses on surveying teachers' attitudes, this paper set out to understand the processes of professional enactment through which beginning teachers…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Teacher Placement, Foreign Countries, Professional Identity
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Bokhove, Christian; Muijs, Daniel – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
Policy changes in the higher education landscape have given way to increased interest in the way students perceive engagement in UK higher education. This paper examines whether we can reliably distinguish between institutions and disciplines, and what key student and institutional variables are a predictor of engagement of undergraduate students.…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Learner Engagement, Universities, Evidence
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Yin, Ming; Yeakey, Carol Camp – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
In 2016, approximately 5 million students, about 2% of global tertiary enrolments, studied abroad. As globalisation of education advances, tertiary student mobility is an important channel through which highly skilled immigrants arrive and work in different nation states. Informed by the multidisciplinary internationalisation frameworks, this…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Political Power, Global Approach
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Graham, Archie; MacDougall, Lindsay; Robson, Dean; Mtika, Peter – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
The complexity of practicum in initial teacher education, in terms of the range of diverse social relations and differing school contexts, provides a challenge for teacher educators worldwide, aiming to guide and shape opportunities for student teachers learning to teach. This challenge is further compounded by societal problems linked to child…
Descriptors: Poverty, Practicums, Student Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Chiu, Yuan-Li Tiffany – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
This article investigates academics' expectations and interpretations of the personal statement and its associated evaluation practice in the context of postgraduate school admissions. The analysis was based on semi-structured interviews with 10 experienced academics in doctoral applications evaluation at a US university. Data were thematically…
Descriptors: College Admission, Doctoral Programs, College Applicants, Academic Discourse
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Brennan, John; Cochrane, Allan – Oxford Review of Education, 2019
Universities are necessarily implicated in processes of globalisation and neoliberalisation. But this also finds an expression in the ways that they operate in the cities in which they are located. They are always located "in" place, but the question remains whether they can be understood to be of the places in which they find…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, School Community Relationship, Municipalities
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