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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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Pickersgill, Martyn – Research in Education, 2020
Epigenetic processes, and the investigative practices that take these as their focus, are of increasing interest to a range of professionals beyond biomedicine. This has been piqued by, especially, the belief that bioscientific research is demonstrating new molecular mechanisms through which the social and physical environment impact upon the…
Descriptors: Genetics, Biomedicine, Educational Research, Sociology
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Martschenko, Daphne – Research in Education, 2020
Behavioural genetics regards intelligence and educational attainment as highly heritable (genetically influenced) and polygenic (influenced by many genes) traits. Researchers in the field have moved beyond identifying whether and how much genes influence a given outcome to trying to pinpoint the genetic markers that help predict them. In more…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Genetics, Intelligence, Role
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Myers, Martin – Research in Education, 2020
Since the 1990s an increasing body of genetic studies of Roma people has been conducted and used to understand their lives. This includes research on health issues such as genetic predispositions to obesity or high cholesterol levels and the migration of European Roma from the Indian subcontinent. Such work needs to be contextualised within the…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Genetics, Health, Social Bias
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de Freitas, Elizabeth; Rousell, David; Jäger, Nils – Research in Education, 2020
This paper undertakes an analysis of the "smart school" as a building that both senses and manages bodies through sensory data. The authors argue that smart schools produce a situation of ubiquitous sensation in which learning environments are continuously sensed, regulated, and controlled through complex sensory ecosystems and data…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Ethics, Political Issues, Sensory Aids
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Martschenko, Daphne – Research in Education, 2020
This collection of works builds upon previous scholarship on biosociality and education. The timely contributions in this Special Issue are international in focus and explore the growing interface between the biosocial sciences and education. The issue begins with papers that are more applied in nature and ends on a conceptual note, leaving the…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Correlation, Genetics
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Dache-Gerbino, Amalia; Aguayo, David; Griffin, Marquise; Hairston, Sarah L; Hamilton, Christal; Krause, Christopher; Lane-Bonds, Dena; Sweeney, Heather – Research in Education, 2019
Using Harvey's (2012) "Spaces of Capital: Towards a Critical Geography" and Sharp's (2009) Geographies of Postcolonialism as theoretical approaches and Gordon's (2008) "Mapping Decline: St. Louis and the Fate of the American City" as historical context, a graduate-level critical geography of urban higher education class…
Descriptors: Postcolonialism, Resistance (Psychology), Geography, Critical Theory
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Fataar, Aslam; Rinquest, Elzahn – Research in Education, 2019
This article explores the place-making and identifications practices of two high school girls in the out-of-classroom spaces of their school. We employ Henri Lefebvre's spatial triad, consisting of the interaction between the physical, social and mental dimensions of space, as the conceptual foundation for understanding how these girls turn space…
Descriptors: High School Students, Females, Space Utilization, Educational Environment
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Metcalfe, Amy Scott – Research in Education, 2019
In a research context marked by performance evaluation and knowledge commodification, attempts to visualize a future Knowledge University might be understood as a "politics of refusal" in that an emphasis on multimodality (image/text) confronts assumptions about the form of academic critique, calling into question the…
Descriptors: Universities, Social Media, Photography, Neoliberalism
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Hudson-Miles, Richard; Broadey, Andy – Research in Education, 2019
This paper reflects on a recent participatory installation by the artists' collective @.ac, entitled Messy Democracy, as a case study to raise questions concerning the 'distribution of the sensible' within the neoliberal art school. The project set up a quasi-autonomous artists' space within Hanover Project gallery 9 April-3 May, 2018 at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Democracy, Neoliberalism, Art Education
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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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