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Rahimi, Masoud; Yousofi, Nouroddin; Moradkhani, Shahab – Research Papers in Education, 2021
As part of a large-scale project, this study explored research conception and research engagement of English as a second/foreign language (L2) researchers as stakeholders of research in higher education communities of practice. To this end, 10 Masters students, 10 doctoral students, and 10 instructors in L2 education of English in different…
Descriptors: Higher Education, English (Second Language), Graduate Students, College Faculty
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Korpershoek, Hanke; King, Ronnel B.; McInerney, Dennis M.; Nasser, Ramzi N.; Ganotice, Fraide A.; Watkins, David A. – Research Papers in Education, 2021
The purpose of this research was to explore gender differences and cultural differences in school motivation among students from eight culturally diverse groups from Western and non-Western societies. The selected groups come from Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore, Australia, the Netherlands, and Qatar. More than 10,000 secondary school…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Cultural Differences, Student Motivation, Achievement Need
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Tight, Malcolm – Research Papers in Education, 2021
In contemporary writing on higher education, globalization and internationalization are increasingly popular terms, and they are also increasingly being used as frameworks for higher education research. This article discusses the meaning and application of these terms, documents their usage in higher education research, and critically reviews this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, International Education, Educational Policy
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Baker, Sally; Irwin, Evonne – Research Papers in Education, 2021
Although journeys into and through higher education can be challenging for all learners, students from refugee backgrounds (SfRBs) face particular difficulties due to their culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, and pre-settlement experiences of instability, insecurity, likely trauma and interrupted education. Drawing on a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Higher Education, College Students
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Brooks, Greg; Beard, Roger; Ampaw-Farr, Jaz – Research Papers in Education, 2021
From 2006 the British government strongly favoured synthetic phonics as the principal approach for the teaching of initial literacy in state-funded primary schools in England, and since 2010 has made it mandatory. In 2007-2013 just over 100 commercially published phonics schemes were available, and in that same period the government maintained a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English, Phonics, Basal Reading
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Gindi, Shahar; Paul-Binyamin, Ilana – Research Papers in Education, 2021
The education system is drawn in opposite directions both in research and in practice: Outcome-based evaluation and achievements on the one hand and values-based education on the other. The research and theory on the topic is also divided. Values based education is supported almost exclusively by theoretical arguments and qualitative research…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Identification (Psychology), Student School Relationship, Middle School Students
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Ralph, Thomas – Research Papers in Education, 2021
This article considers the effect that student-teacher relationships have on engagement with school and how students go about making their voice heard. In order to do this, it draws upon data from a year long ethnography in an underperforming school in England. The site was particularly useful in addressing these questions as it offered different…
Descriptors: Compliance (Psychology), Teacher Student Relationship, Learner Engagement, High School Students
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Marsh, Brian – Research Papers in Education, 2021
This paper advances the discourse on school-university partnerships by considering the challenges of implementing a project to support the professional development of teachers through the use of video-mediated lesson observation within such a partnership network. The project discussed here was initially established by teacher-educators and located…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, College School Cooperation, Teacher Educators, Secondary Schools
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Tang, Sylvia Y. F.; Wong, Angel K. Y.; Li, Dora D.Y.; Cheng, May M. H. – Research Papers in Education, 2021
This article presents a qualitative study which presents professional competence development in an undergraduate initial teacher education (ITE) programme in Hong Kong. Fifteen student teachers participated in two rounds of interviews, one after the first ITE fieldwork and another after the second ITE fieldwork in a five-year Bachelor of Education…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Skill Development, Student Teachers, Teacher Competencies
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Aderet-German, Tali; Segal, Aliza; Vedder-Weiss, Dana – Research Papers in Education, 2021
Teachers play a major role in the success of educational reform, and reforms impact teachers in different ways. This paper explores the relationship between teacher identity and school reform: how a reform affords or constrains teacher professional identity construction, and how teacher identity construction enhances or hinders reform enactment.…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Teacher Leadership, Educational Change, Correlation
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Bovill, Helen; Harrison, Neil; Smith, Hilary; Bennett, Viki; McKenzie, Liz – Research Papers in Education, 2021
This paper draws upon questionnaire data from 126 mature, female alumni students and interviews with a subset of 20 participants who completed education foundation degrees in three English universities in the South West. Three illustrative cases from interviews are chosen representing three models of progression: 'success', 'version of success',…
Descriptors: Adult Students, Females, Teacher Shortage, Foreign Countries
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Bjereld, Ylva; Daneback, Kristian; Mishna, Faye – Research Papers in Education, 2021
Children are generally encouraged to tell adults about bullying. Although telling can be effective in ending bullying, adults do not necessarily respond in a way that is helpful. Previous research has rarely included victims' own thoughts and feelings regarding what adult actions and reactions are experienced as positive and helpful, and which are…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims, Adults, Responses
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Berkovich, Izhak; Eyal, Ori – Research Papers in Education, 2021
Research knowledge about the role of teachers' personality in shaping their mood is still limited. The present study explores the associations between teachers' five broad personality traits (known as the 'Big Five'), emotion regulation (suppression and reappraisal), and mood. Data collected from a sample of 113 Israeli teachers were analysed…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Teacher Characteristics, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers
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Lindsay, Geoff; Conlon, Gavan; Totsika, Vasiliki; Gray, Gemma; Cullen, Mairi Ann – Research Papers in Education, 2021
Under England's Children and Families Act 2014, local authorities (LAs) have a statutory responsibility to provide an independent mediation service for cases of disagreement between parents or young people and the LAs where parents or the young person are considering an appeal to the First-tier Tribunal Special Educational Needs (SEN) and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict Resolution, Educational Legislation, Students with Disabilities
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Gorard, Stephen; Siddiqui, Nadia; See, Beng Huat – Research Papers in Education, 2021
Pupil Premium funding has been provided to schools in England since 2011, to help overcome socio-economic segregation between schools, and reduce the poverty attainment gap. Yet there is little evidence such an approach is effective. Some important stakeholders are considering whether Pupil Premium should stop or be re-routed. It is therefore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Finance, Financial Support, Educational Policy
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