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Stuhr, Paul T.; Sutherland, Sue; Ward, Phillip – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Teaching is an occupation that requires a considerable amount of emotional energy when interacting with students. Through in-depth interviews, field notes and journal entries the investigators examined the phenomenon of lived-positive emotionality (LPE) involving two physical education (PE) teachers. The purpose of this study was to determine the…
Descriptors: Interviews, Journal Writing, Physical Education Teachers, Emotional Response
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Bass, Michelle B.; Halverson, Erica R. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
In this article, the authors unpack a first-year college seminar where students explored digital representations of self-afforded pedagogies of possibility for traditionally marginalized student populations, specifically students of colour and first-generation college goers. An artefact analysis model is used to trace the relationship between the…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, First Year Seminars, Minority Group Students, First Generation College Students
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Walker, Elizabeth – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This study reports the impact of a professional development course on experienced, highly qualified secondary school teachers of English as a foreign language in preparation for their becoming paid assessors of student teachers on practicum. The course concerned a literacy-oriented pedagogy informed by literacy pedagogical content knowledge…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Practicums, Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Feedback (Response)
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Pandya, Jessica Zacher – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
In this essay I argue that the effects of federal policy can be examined through a scale analysis that helps deconstruct the effect of the current widespread accountability movement in the US educational system. I first discuss the concept of scale, including its thus-far limited use in educational research. I define scales not only as…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Public Policy, Policy Analysis, Accountability
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McLean, Cheryl A. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This article looks across two ethnographic case studies on immigrant youth literacy practices in order to understand how two 10th-grade, Caribbean immigrant, high-school students use discourses of academic writing to mediate selfhood. Drawing on the concept of writing as ecology and Black Diaspora theory, the study asked the question: How do…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Immigrants, Literacy, Grade 10
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Hargreaves, Eleanore – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This article examines feedback traditionally given by teachers in schools. Such feedback tends to focus on children's acquisition and retrieval of externally prescribed knowledge which is then assessed against mandated tests. It suggests that, from a sociocultural learning perspective, feedback directed towards such objectives may limit children's…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Observation, Interviews, Elementary School Students
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Jones, Stephanie – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Drawing from a larger ethnographic study, this article engages post-structural theories of language and critical feminist theories of social class to examine two fourth-grade, White, working-poor girls' narratives about their urban neighbourhood in the United States. The author argues that young girls should be perceived as social theorists…
Descriptors: Working Class, Low Income Students, Females, Grade 4
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Iddings, Ana Christina DaSilva; Rose, Brian Christopher – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This study draws on the application of sociocultural theory to second-language learning and teaching to examine the impact of a design-based research approach on teacher development and literacy instruction to English-language learners (ELLs). Design-based research methodology was employed to derive theoretical suppositions relating to the process…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Educational Practices, Professional Development, Second Language Instruction
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Alves, Vanda; Morais, Ana M. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
The study analyses the extent to which the sociological message transmitted by the teachers' pedagogic practice recontextualizes the official pedagogic discourse of the natural sciences curriculum for a Portuguese middle school. Theoretically, the study is based on theories of psychology (e.g. Vygotsky), epistemology (e.g. Ziman) and sociology,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Curriculum, Educational Practices, Educational Sociology
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Kramer-Dahl, Anneliese; Chia, Alexius – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This article draws its data from a collaborative intervention project "Expanding Textual Repertoires," which sought to help English teachers develop their students' higher-order work with language and texts in Singapore secondary schools. The focus is on the strategy of weaving, a form of connection-making which involves the deliberate…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students, Concept Formation, Thinking Skills
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Rowsell, Jennifer; Decoste, Eryn – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Based on a 2-year ethnographic study in an urban secondary school in Toronto, the article presents how a teacher and a researcher teach Grade 11 students through a design-based approach to teaching and learning in English class. Built on research and pedagogy on design, the authors designed a programme of study as an alternative to more…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Longitudinal Studies, Urban Schools, Foreign Countries
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Brock, Cynthia H.; Pennington, Julie L.; Ndura, Elavie – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
Working in conjunction with a local school district in the United States, we developed a professional development project--called the Multiliteracies Teacher Institute Project (M-TIP). It composed of a series of three interrelated university courses that were designed to provide university graduate credit and professional development to teachers…
Descriptors: Learning Modalities, Faculty Development, Racial Identification, Teacher Attitudes
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Jocson, Korina M. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
An ethnographic study of youth creating media was conducted to examine new literacies at an urban high school in northern California. The school primarily served students from low-income, non-dominant racial and ethnic backgrounds. This article reports on a 9th-grade social studies multimedia project about migration and immigration--called…
Descriptors: High School Students, Urban Youth, Grade 9, Media Literacy
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Patel, Lisa – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
In this article, I share the shape and findings of a participatory action research project with newcomer youths on the contours of status in society. This project was nested in a professional internship experience for newcomer youth, and this experience provided the context in which we explored how privilege and status are afforded in American…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Action Research, Participatory Research, Immigrants
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Boeren, Ellen; Nicaise, Ides; Baert, Herman – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2012
This article explores satisfactory learning experiences of adult learners in Flemish formal adult education. Satisfaction is an important issue in motivational psychology. We used the Comprehensive Lifelong Learning Participation Model of Boeren, Nicaise and Baert and explored whether satisfactory experiences relate to characteristics of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adult Learning, Adult Education, Learning Experience
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