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Teng, Minnie Y.; Brown, Mary-Lou; Jarus, Tal; Yvonne Bulk, Laura – Research in Education, 2020
Belonging is associated with increased engagement in academic pursuits and well-being. However, there is a lack of research on how a sense of belonging develops in academia. The academic environment comprises largely of sighted individuals. Exploring sighted students, staff, and educators' perceptions of belonging contributes to our understanding…
Descriptors: Sense of Community, Postsecondary Education, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes
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Chien, Chin-Wen – Research in Education, 2020
This study used documents, interviews, and questionnaires to explore 10 Taiwanese elementary school English teachers' perceptions of teacher leaders and leadership and to what extent their background influenced their perceptions of leadership. The conceputal framework was developed based on the component of teacher leaderships, principles for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Teachers, English Teachers, English (Second Language)
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Korošec, Helena; Zorec, Marcela B. – Research in Education, 2020
This article presents the findings of a research study examining the impact of creative puppetry activities on aggressive behaviour in preschool children. The aim of creative drama was to allow for experiences that help children understand interpersonal relations, put themselves in another's shoes and see alternative possibilities of behaving or…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Aggression, Student Behavior, Preschool Teachers
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Makonye, Judah P. – Research in Education, 2020
This study focuses on the teaching and learning of the pre-numeracy concepts through technology at Foundation Phase. It pre-supposes that the use of information and communication technology resources presents an innovative way to improve teaching and learning mathematics. The author argues that young children's relational conceptions of number lie…
Descriptors: Number Concepts, Young Children, Technology Integration, Mathematics Instruction
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Hann, Tristan – Research in Education, 2020
It is with increasing importance that mathematics education research considers the role of noncognitive motivation variables alongside elements of the classroom context in investigations of student mathematics performance. This study uses a hierarchical linear modeling framework to predict mathematics achievement from three classroom variables,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Student Motivation, Classroom Environment, Teaching Methods
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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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