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Charteris, Jennifer; Smardon, Dianne – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
The impetus to move to a new generation learning environments places a spotlight on the relational dynamics of classroom spaces. A key feature is the notion of learner agency. A complex notion, learner agency involves both compliance with and resistance to classroom norms and therefore is far more sophisticated than acting in acquiescence to…
Descriptors: Individual Power, Taxonomy, Self Determination, Educational Environment
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Hadar, Linor L.; Hotam, Yotam; Kizel, Arie – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2018
This paper provides insights into the pedagogy in practice of non-mainstream education through a qualitative case study of an alternative school in the context of the Israeli school system. The school's alternative agenda is based on being isolated from mainstream education. We explore the negotiations between the school's pedagogy and mainstream…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Nontraditional Education, Teaching Methods, Standards
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Cheung, Rebecca Hun Ping – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
It has been argued in the literature that it is harder for Asians than Westerners to think and act in a creative manner due to cultural influences and the discourses of creativity are always culture-specific. This study addresses this issue by using a qualitative research approach, exploring and analysing the characteristic features of creative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Creativity, Case Studies, Preschool Education
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Shukla, Shailesh; Barkman, Janna; Patel, Kirit – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
Like many socially and economically disadvantaged farming communities around the world, the Anchetty region of Tamil Nadu, India, has been experiencing serious food security challenges mainly due to the loss of traditional foods such as small millets and associated crops (SMAC) and associated indigenous agricultural knowledge (IAK). Drawing on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Food, Hunger
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Hesterman, Sandra – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
A pedagogy of multiliteracies is based on the theoretical perspective that in order to find our way around our mass media, multimedia and electronic hypermedia communication environments and accommodate the realities of increasing local diversity and global connectedness, a broadened definition of literacy is required. New ways of making sense of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Multiple Literacies, Ethnography, Case Studies
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Li, Zhan; Harfitt, Gary James – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
This paper examines a ubiquitous yet under-studied area of language pedagogy, namely materials usage. It explores teachers' enactment of curriculum materials by focusing on English language education (ELE) teachers' use of prescribed textbooks to plan and deliver lessons at the tertiary level in Mainland China. A qualitative multi-case study…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Case Studies, Material Development, Faculty Development
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Elfer, Peter – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
Nursery experience is now common for young children and their families. Questions of quality have focussed mainly on safety and early learning. The roles of subtle emotional processes in daily pedagogic interactions have received surprisingly little attention. This paper discusses the Tavistock Observation Method (TOM), a naturalistic method of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Naturalistic Observation, Psychiatry, Emotional Experience
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Yandell, John – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
This paper explores some widespread assumptions about knowledge, and particularly the disciplinary or subject knowledge that is construed as an essential property of effective teachers. Drawing on close observation of pre-service teachers' work in secondary school classrooms, it argues that knowledge is born from social engagement and has its life…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Secondary School Teachers
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Kolman, Joni S. – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2017
This case study examines how an experienced teacher's practice and pedagogy differs across two high-accountability urban charter schools in the United States of America (USA). Drawing on semi-structured interviews and participant observations, the findings describe variances in Rebecca's planning, use of classroom time, and curriculum flexibility,…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Experienced Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Case Studies
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Williamson, Ben – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2016
Educational data science is an emerging transdisciplinary field formed from an amalgamation of data science and elements of biological, psychological and neuroscientific knowledge about learning, or learning science. This article conceptualises educational data science as a biopolitical strategy focused on the evaluation and management of the…
Descriptors: Neurosciences, Case Studies, Data Analysis, Data
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Pennanen, Matti; Bristol, Laurette; Wilkinson, Jane; Heikkinen, Hannu L. T. – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2016
Mentoring is a practice widely utilised to support new teachers. However, in locally formed systems, the practice of mentoring is conditioned by traditions and arrangements specific to the site. To understand "good" mentoring, these local arrangements cannot be ignored. In this article, the theory of practice architectures is employed to…
Descriptors: Mentors, Beginning Teacher Induction, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices
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Saito, Eisuke; Atencio, Matthew – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2016
Research into pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) has advanced over the years. Yet, since most research has developed within specific subject areas, this paper aims to investigate how an expert teacher generates PCK by using various forms of knowledge. This study draws upon the case of an expert Japanese teacher, Mr. T, an educational consultant…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Expertise, Experienced Teachers, Case Studies
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Baroutsis, Aspa; McGregor, Glenda; Mills, Martin – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2016
In this paper, we are concerned with the notion of "pedagogic voice" as it relates to the presence of student "voice" in teaching, learning and curriculum matters at an alternative, or second chance, school in Australia. This school draws upon many of the principles of democratic schooling via its utilisation of student voice…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Participation, Learner Engagement, Democratic Values
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Klerides, Eleftherios – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2016
The article, using Cyprus as a case study, seeks to reframe disputes over the nature of national identities constituted in school historiographies and it does so by introducing a novel approach to the study of the making of identity in school history. This approach, grounded on post-foundational thinking and an inter-discursive mode of textual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Nationalism, Identification (Psychology)
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Wong, Ruth – Pedagogy, Culture and Society, 2016
This longitudinal study investigates how in-service study abroad can improve the professional skills of teachers in regard to the strategies and attitudes they use to better motivate their students to learn English. The subject of this study is an in-service English as a Foreign Language (EFL) teacher from China who undertook a one-year teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Longitudinal Studies, Study Abroad, Inservice Teacher Education
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