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Gürsel-Bilgin, Gülistan – Educational Practice and Theory, 2020
This article reports a case study of a peace educator (Haley), an interventions program coordinator for a domestic violence shelter and rape crisis center, reaching thousands of youth in the Midwestern United States. The findings of the study raise implications for employing dialogue as a pedagogy for peace in formal schooling and infusing peace…
Descriptors: Peace, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Rape
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Lim, Weng Marc – Educational Practice and Theory, 2020
Higher education today is characterized by a highly diversified student population. This, in turn, calls for greater inclusivity in higher education. To answer this call, this paper introduces a typology of student diversity in, and an inclusive student learning support system for, higher education. More specifically, the typology of student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Students, Inclusion, Student Diversity
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Heidemann, Virginia – Educational Practice and Theory, 2020
Research has shown that encouraging choice, self-initiation of behavior, and personal responsibility leads to both cognitive flexibility and self-esteem (McGraw & McCullers, 1979; Deci, Schwartz, et al., 1981). An appreciation for the positive impacts that peer tutoring can have on students' growth, confidence, and academic achievement,…
Descriptors: Incentive Grants, Student Empowerment, College Students, Learner Engagement
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Adalberon, Erik – Educational Practice and Theory, 2020
The present study reports on an alternative examination design where pre-service teachers took part in observation and analysis of a video-recorded classroom situation, and how this affected their opportunities to demonstrate their conceptual knowledge of teaching and learning. The findings from analysing 21 written examination reports suggest…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Video Technology, Preservice Teachers, Technology Uses in Education
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Gregory, Jess L.; Mebane, Karreem A. – Educational Practice and Theory, 2020
Schools and education in general have made an implicit and, we would assert, explicit promise to society to educate all the children in their care. Unfortunately, there are achievement gaps that illustrate how schools have broken this promise. Teacher evaluation and other accountability measures have been heralded as the answer to this problem.…
Descriptors: Teacher Evaluation, Accountability, Ethics, Self Concept
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Knipe, Sally – Educational Practice and Theory, 2019
The collection of data by government authorities has a complex history. In Australia, this began with the establishment of British government settlements as a way to account for fiscal viability and social prospects. As the colonies became self-governing entities, the collection of social and economic data increased in importance, and included…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Data Analysis, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy
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Smith, Kenneth H. – Educational Practice and Theory, 2019
This article has shown that empirical research evidence strongly supports the posited theoretical view that academic self-concept is multidimensional. It is comprised of two uncorrelated and distinctive facets namely, math academic self-concept and verbal academic self-concept. Research studies purporting to investigate the relation between…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Academic Achievement, Mathematics Achievement, Foreign Countries
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Shalom, Maya; Luria, Ela – Educational Practice and Theory, 2019
Most schools around the world are configured as a single-age structure, according to their chronological age. Based on a case study of one Israeli school, this article seeks to present the value and contributions of a multi-age structuring relation to significant learning experiences. The findings of this article show that the multi-age structure…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mixed Age Grouping, Student Development, Experimental Schools
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Peel, Karen – Educational Practice and Theory, 2019
This paper presents a framework for self-regulated learning (SRL) that is based on the conceptualisation of prominent constructs in the literature. To explore opportunities that promote SRL in educational contexts, it is necessary to frame conceptually the influences that empower individuals to think and feel as active participants in their…
Descriptors: Self Management, Environmental Influences, Socialization, Social Environment
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Manning, Keenan; Kushnazarov, Mansurbek; Oleksiyenko, Anatoly – Educational Practice and Theory, 2019
This paper examines contested meanings of international student mobility in Hong Kong and Taiwan. The study tries to understand why policy makers and university managers find it difficult to diversify student bodies in these jurisdictions. In particular, problems with the conceptualisation of international student mobility are discussed. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Study Abroad, Educational Policy
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Kodagoda, Thilakshi; Samangika, Damithri – Educational Practice and Theory, 2019
Changes in the global economy and cultural norms have given the opportunity for women to be employed and attain higher education. This study aims to explore the work-family-education balance of the married female graduate students. It examined how work-family-education affects the daily lives of married female graduate students and posed the…
Descriptors: Family Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Marriage, Graduate Students
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Sayed, Anwar Shah Wafiq; Fraser, Barry J. – Educational Practice and Theory, 2019
Although the field of classroom learning environments has undergone remarkable expansion and internationalisation, no study in Afghanistan in any subject area or at any educational level has ever adopted a learning environment framework or involved the assessment and investigation of classroom environments. Our study in Afghanistan included seven…
Descriptors: Science Education, Classroom Environment, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Munje, Paul N.; Jita, Loyiso C. – Educational Practice and Theory, 2019
In this paper the authors use the collaboration framework to explore the implementation of the School Feeding Scheme (SFS) in two primary schools within South Africa. The authors use a qualitative approach to gather data through individual and focus group interviews with two principals and eight teachers respectively. The feeding process was also…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Schools, Elementary Schools, Disadvantaged Schools
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Worthington, Tracy – Educational Practice and Theory, 2019
This single site case study examined influences on student success, as perceived by twelve selected sixth grade students (ages 11-12), at a mid-West U.S. middle school (grades 6-8). Using a strengths-based positivist approach, it examined how and why participants thought they had been academically successful during their first year of secondary…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Self Concept, Academic Achievement
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Zajda, Joseph – Educational Practice and Theory, 2018
This article analyses theorising of constructivism, and discusses various approaches to constructivist pedagogy in schools. There is a consensus in recent research that teachers use constructivist pedagogy to improve learning. It is argued that the effectiveness of constructivist pedagogy is dependent on the quality of teachers, students'…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Constructivism (Learning), School Location, Instructional Effectiveness
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