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Herbstrith, Julie C.; Kuperus, Sarah; Dingle, Kathleen; Roth, Zachary C. – Research in Education, 2020
Many Americans are familiar with the First Amendment, but its application to prayer and religious activities in public schools is often misunderstood. Religious beliefs are increasingly diverse in the United States. Therefore, it seems imperative that school personnel are aware of the law and sensitive to an array of religious practices. We…
Descriptors: Religion, State Church Separation, Constitutional Law, Knowledge Level
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Zembylas, Michalinos – Research in Education, 2020
The purpose of this paper is to draw together and engage some of the most prominent themes throughout the literature on emotions, affects, and trauma in classrooms: the representation of trauma in classrooms and its risks; the body as a part of traumatic experience and how it may be engaged pedagogically; and the un/making of affective communities…
Descriptors: Emotional Response, Affective Behavior, Trauma, Human Body
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Shome, Samik; Gupta, Yuvika – Research in Education, 2020
The education sector significantly affects the economic, political and social development of any nation and is a key to enhance country's competitiveness in the global economy. Higher education is critical to India's aspirations of emerging as a major player in the global knowledge economy. This paper takes a comprehensive look at the various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Faculty, Labor Market
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Allmnakrah, Alhasan; Evers, Colin – Research in Education, 2020
To put Saudi's Economic Vision 2030 (or Vision 2030) into practice, Saudi Arabia has to reform its education system. To this end, King Abdullah's Education Development Project (hereafter the Tatweer project (Note: Tatweer, as it is known in Arabic)) of 2007-2013 has mandated an educational reform package, which focuses on a broad range of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economics, Economic Change, Role of Education
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Chien, Chin-Wen – Research in Education, 2020
This study analyzed eight Taiwanese English as a foreign language student teachers' metaphors to explore their self and professional identity. This study has four major findings. First, metaphor writing was able to reveal important information about student teachers' professional identities. Second, in terms of teaching demonstrations, metaphors…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Professional Identity, Figurative Language, Foreign Countries
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Sen, A. Fulya – Research in Education, 2019
This study examines the media representations of Turkey's educational labour union, Egitim-Sen. In so doing, it analyses the news coverage of the protests of Egitim-Sen against the education policies of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) government, structured by an Islamist political perspective. In this study, the content analysis has been…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Unions, News Reporting, Islam
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Eun, Barohny – Research in Education, 2019
Although the importance of professional development for improved student learning is widely recognized and many studies have been devoted to enhancing its effectiveness, the specific mechanism underlying teacher learning and how it translates into actual classroom practices are not well understood. This paper is an attempt to fill this gap in…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Social Theories, Social Cognition, Educational Theories
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Kaur, Manpreet; Kumar, Rajesh – Research in Education, 2019
Occupational stress among teachers has become a matter of increasing concern. It is not only evidenced from the large body of studies on the subject but also through factors that predispose educators to work related stress. The present study also tends to identify demographic patterns of workplace stress as well as examine the role of correlates…
Descriptors: Stress Variables, Urban Areas, Correlation, Socioeconomic Status
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Braun, Martin – Research in Education, 2019
The summative assessment approach of all level three Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) qualifications is changing away from a purely teacher-based, criterion-referencing internal assessment approach to a mixture of internal and external assessments including exams for core units. As this is a shift away from what teachers may be…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Engineering Education, Readiness, Evaluation Methods
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Mantle, Melissa Jane Hannah – Research in Education, 2019
Student teachers in England are expected to learn from experience in order to become reflective practitioners and to achieve Qualified Teacher Status. This study is a qualitative project studying whether and how different reflective learning activities introduced into a postgraduate teacher training programme promote reflection and increase the…
Descriptors: Reflection, Learning Activities, Teacher Education Programs, Foreign Countries
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Crisp, Victoria; Johnson, Martin; Constantinou, Filio – Research in Education, 2019
In educational contexts, questioning performs a number of functions. These include facilitating learning in the classroom and the recognition of achievement through examinations and other assessments. Good quality questions are important to ensuring that these functions are achieved. This research focused on educational exams and used views from…
Descriptors: Test Items, Test Construction, Educational Quality, Test Validity
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Nielsen, Gritt B. – Research in Education, 2019
This article investigates the relation between democracy and education in the context of radical student activism. Drawing upon participant observation and interviews with left-wing student activists in New Zealand in 2012 and 2015, it argues that a one-sided preoccupation with the student activists' public actions as attempts to unleash…
Descriptors: Democracy, Education, Activism, Student Behavior
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Gamsj├Ąger, Manuela; Langer, Roman – Research in Education, 2019
Participation of students is defined as a conditional factor for the acquisition of democracy learning and is increasingly taken into account in Austrian schools. Nevertheless, in contrast to other countries, little research has been conducted in Austria about if or how democracy learning provides a template for the social practice of student…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Citizenship Education, Student Participation
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Mendel, Maria – Research in Education, 2019
Democratic practices have their places; democracy is spatial in its very nature. From this perspective, the study of democracy can be developed as an analytical description of the places where democratic dialogue is practiced. The issue of dialogue practices, which are of educational character and become one of the versions of public pedagogy,…
Descriptors: Democracy, Place Based Education, Foreign Countries, Citizenship Education
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Tavernaro-Haidarian, Leyla – Research in Education, 2019
In view of the importance and urgency of transformation within post-colonial educational settings, this article considers key concepts in relation to re-curriculation efforts. It specifically discusses how the concepts of development and decolonization are typically understood and how they can be reimagined through the realism provided by the…
Descriptors: Foreign Policy, Educational Change, Ethics, Power Structure
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