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Callow, Jon; Orlando, Joanne – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
Engaging students in effective technology use and literacy learning is an ongoing challenge, particularly for students who are impacted by poverty. Exemplary teaching and teachers' pedagogical choices play a critical role in addressing this challenge. This paper illustrates the practices of teachers, identified to be exemplary in engaging students…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Poverty, Low Income Groups
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Burwell, Catherine; Lenters, Kimberly – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This article reports on a case study inspired by the concept of "linguistic landscapes." We collaborated with a group of Humanities teachers to design and implement the "Word on the Street" project, in which Grade 10 students took on the role of researchers to explore the linguistic, visual and spatial texts of their…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Grade 10, Neighborhoods, Adolescents
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Affouneh, Saida; Hargreaves, Eleanore – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
Drawing on pictures, written sentences and interview contributions, this article explores some Palestinian children's perspectives in order to gain insights into some children's classroom fear in the light of its potential influence on learning. After presenting some existing research indicating a negative relationship between fear and young…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fear, Student Attitudes, Correlation
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Sherris, Ari; Burns, M. Susan – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
While Ghanaians in urban and rural settings are multilingual, English is the language of Ghanaian newspapers, politicians, the courts, much of television and radio in the metropolitan centres of the country. Indeed, urban Ghanaian adolescents have expanding opportunities to use English, the only official language of Ghana, even when not in school.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), African Languages, Multilingualism
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Pham, Thanh Thi Hong; Renshaw, Peter – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This study employs design-based research to investigate how university teachers and their students from Vietnam perceived and adapted an evidence-based pedagogy known as "student-teams achievement division" (STAD). Two hundred and twenty one students and their teachers from three classes at a Vietnamese university participated in this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Evidence Based Practice, Cultural Context
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Bjørgen, Anne Mette; Erstad, Ola – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This article directs attention to how young students make sense of the connections and disconnections of digital practices between school and leisure. By using New Literacy Studies as a frame of reference, we study how students' conceptions of digital literacies and their positional identities are defined across school and home. In contrast to…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Use, Children
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Horn, Ilana Seidel; Campbell, Sara Sunshine – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
A common critique of teacher education centres on the gap between coursework and schools, with ample evidence that novice teachers seldom bring ambitious forms of instruction into classroom placements. We describe a 6-year design experiment conducted in a university teacher education program secondary mathematics methods course focused squarely on…
Descriptors: Criticism, Novices, Secondary School Teachers, Methods Courses
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Chun, Dorothy M. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This article focuses on the ways of researching the process of designing, developing, and using telecollaboration (also known as online intercultural exchange) to facilitate the learning of both linguistic and "intercultural communicative competence" (ICC) in higher education courses in different educational contexts in the United…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Higher Education, Computer Mediated Communication, Intercultural Communication
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Katz, Laurie; Isik-Ercan, Zeynep – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
Grounded in an ethnographic logic of inquiry utilizing the concept of languaculture, this study explores how cultural differences between a field-based team and the university supervisor led to unanticipated challenges and points of conflict in an early childhood teacher education program in Midwestern United States. By examining points of contact…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Cultural Differences, Early Childhood Education, Teacher Education Programs
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Castanheira, Maria Lucia; Street, Brian V.; Carvalho, Gilcinei Teodoro – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This paper draws on the Academic Literacies approach to examine tutor/student relations in the production of academic texts. We address issues associated with learning to write in such contexts, through exploring the perspectives of two groups of non-traditional students as they reflect on their experiences in navigating educational contexts in a…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Literacy, Teacher Student Relationship, Nontraditional Students
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Green, Judith L.; Dai, Yun; Joo, Jenna; Williams, Edward; Liu, Ang; Lu, Stephen C.-Y. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2015
This study examines what the members of an interdisciplinary research alliance, at the intersection of Engineering and Education Ethnography, learned through ongoing dialogues among members (2012-2014). The analyses make visible how, and for what purpose(s), this interdisciplinary "research alliance" was constructed, including the…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Ethnography, Research, Teaching Methods
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Schmeichel, Mardi – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
This article explores recently published P-12 social studies lesson plans that include women to examine how attending to women is "getting done" in the field and how the lessons represent women and women's experiences. Using discourse analysis methodologies, the author demonstrates that women have been included as topics in ways that do…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Females, Lesson Plans, Discourse Analysis
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Wooten, Jennifer; Cahnmann-Taylor, Melisa – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
This article examines how Boalian Theatre of the Oppressed exercises helped instructors and pre-service teachers navigate the consequences of ventriloquized, racialized discourses in a pre-service world language teacher education classroom. Applying a critical and performative approach, we analyse the mostly White student-actors' varying…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Theater Arts, Audience Participation
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Kim, Mijung; Roth, Wolff-Michael – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
Argumentation as a form of introducing children to science has received increasing attention over the past decade. Argumentation tends to be studied and theorized through the lens of individual speakers, who contribute to a conversation by means of opposing statements. M.M. Bakhtin and L.S. Vygotsky independently proposed a very different approach…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Case Studies, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
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Grimminger, Elke – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
Although splitting up a class into teams is a consistent didactical element in physical education (PE), it is under-investigated in terms of how students handle the social dynamics in these situations. Therefore, the present study examines the strategies of exclusion as markers for non-recognition when students are split up into teams/pairs. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Team Sports, Competitive Selection
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