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Schuetze, Brendan A. – Texas Education Review, 2022
The research-practice divide between social scientists and educators is a persistent problem for the accurate communication and translation of social scientific research into pedagogical practice. This paper uses mindset theory as a case study, arguing that the social scientific theories transcending the research-practice divide tend to be those…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Social Sciences, Social Science Research, Elementary Secondary Education
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Daly-Lesch, Anne – Texas Education Review, 2019
Literacy is a powerful tool to engage students in learning about the social, cultural, political, and natural worlds around them. This is especially true within the discipline of science where students use reading and writing to engage in scientific inquiry. In the era of accountability reform, however, students spend more time acquiring reading…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Critical Theory, Critical Literacy, Inquiry
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Charran, Chelseaia; Seetahal, Kavish – Texas Education Review, 2018
This paper illustrates the state of inclusive education within Trinidad and Tobago. We highlight that inclusive education is a part of the broader right to equality of persons with disabilities. Further, in spite of the many international mandates that the country of Trinidad and Tobago has--with respect to the rights of persons with disabilities…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Educational Research, Educational Policy, Students with Disabilities
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Gavillet, Rebecca – Texas Education Review, 2018
This article provides a review of relevant literature and theoretical frameworks that support the inclusion of experiential learning in higher education programs. A brief discussion of experiential learning types is included. Experiential learning or experiential education refers to learning through experience, whether integrated in curricula or…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Program Effectiveness, College Students, Adults
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Anderson, John R.; Reder, Lynne M.; Simon, Herbert A. – Texas Education Review, 2000
Suggests that cognitivism does not imply outright rejection of decomposition and decontextualization in education, critically analyzing two movements based in part on this rejection (situated learning and constructivism). Debunks the assumption that knowledge is better acquired when provided in a context where it can be used. Sets forth a program…
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Constructivism (Learning), Context Effect, Educational Research