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Baker, Fredrick W., III; Moukhliss, Sarah – Review of Education, 2020
The purposes of this study are (1) to explore the concept of design thinking/human-centred design as expressed across the literature, using a systematic content analysis methodology, and (2) to arrive at empirically-based implications and recommendations for the instructional design field drawn from this search and analysis. Since 2000, design…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Content Analysis, Literature Reviews, Innovation
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Shapira, Marina; Priestley, Mark – Review of Education, 2020
This paper explores school level determinants of curriculum narrowing in the senior phase of secondary education, under the Scottish Curriculum for Excellence (CfE). It presents findings from an analysis of longitudinal administrative education data (2011-2017), and Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) data on subject enrolments for Scottish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Institutional Characteristics, Curriculum Development, National Curriculum
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Norwich, Brahm – Review of Education, 2020
This paper questions the idea that there are two opposing paradigms of educational research, often called positivist versus interpretivist. It argues that the 'paradigm' term has been used to avoid philosophical discussions about the nature of educational research. This has been done by understanding 'paradigms' to reflect metaphysical positions…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Models, Philosophy, Epistemology
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McMahon, Brian M.; Sembiante, Sabrina F. – Review of Education, 2020
Emphasis in school dropout literature has shifted from exploring wide-ranging causes of dropping out to soliciting a smaller number of predictive indicators to identify students at increased risk for dropping out. However, much of the past decade's Early Warning research excludes indicators that do not add to the predictive nature of the model…
Descriptors: Dropout Prevention, Intervention, Prediction, Educational Research
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Rogers, Sue; Brown, Chris; Poblete, Ximena – Review of Education, 2020
In response to the ongoing policy drive in the UK to improve the skills level of the early years (EY) workforce, raise the quality of early years education (EYE), and reduce the disadvantage gap for young children, a systematic review was conducted on approaches to professional learning and development (PDL) that report impact on outcomes for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Faculty Development, Early Childhood Teachers
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Early, Erin; Miller, Sarah; Dunne, Laura; Thurston, Allen; Filiz, Mehmet – Review of Education, 2020
This narrative systematic review examined relationships between school attainment, socio-economic status and gender in the United Kingdom from 2000 to 2012. The influence of socio-economic status was considered at the individual and school level, while gender was examined at the individual level. To ensure consistency among included studies, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Status, Gender Differences, Academic Achievement
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Smith, Patriann; Kim, Deoksoon; Vorobel, Oksana; King, James R. – Review of Education, 2020
This methodological review highlights the trends in empirical studies where a methodological construct (i.e. verbal reports) intersects with content (i.e. literacy research). Specifically, we synthesise research on language learners' reading in which verbal reports were deployed as a methodological tool. Questioning the long-standing assumption…
Descriptors: Verbal Communication, Reading Processes, Second Language Learning, Protocol Analysis
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Sahito, Zafarullah; Vaisanen, Pertti – Review of Education, 2020
This study explored the factors of job satisfaction and dissatisfaction with the recommendations given by the researchers in seventy recruited research studies, which have been conducted for literature review of teachers' job satisfaction in developing countries. The recruited studies were conducted across 21 countries in Asia and Africa, but the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Teacher Attitudes, Job Satisfaction
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Bolden, Benjamin; DeLuca, Christopher; Kukkonen, Tiina; Roy, Suparna; Wearing, Judy – Review of Education, 2020
Over the past two decades, creativity has emerged as one of the core 21st century learning objectives within K-12 education systems around the world. While some literature has demonised assessment as something that inhibits creativity, a growing body of research supports feedback-driven teaching--also known as formative assessment or…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Creativity, 21st Century Skills, Formative Evaluation
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Bornschlegl, Madeleine; Meldrum, Kathryn; Caltabiano, Nerina J. – Review of Education, 2020
Universities admit increasingly diverse student cohorts with varying academic entry standards. To address students' varying academic prerequisites, academic support services -- such as literacy and numeracy support -- are offered to ensure student success. However, students often do not engage. Aimed at mapping variables related to a student's…
Descriptors: Help Seeking, Academic Support Services, Student Diversity, Age Differences
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Pearson, William S. – Review of Education, 2020
UK higher education institutions have widely adopted intensive pre-sessional programmes (PSPs) encompassing English for academic purposes provision to enhance their attractiveness in the intense global competition for higher fee-paying international students whose proficiency in English falls below standard entry requirements. Nevertheless,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English for Academic Purposes, College Programs, Foreign Students
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Duncan, David A. – Review of Education, 2020
Supporting, caring for and working with bereaved children is both daunting and challenging, yet not much is known about how schools can help children to cope with death and dying. The main objective of this study was to identify approaches used to support children who are grieving, and to explore implications for teachers. The use of retrospective…
Descriptors: Grief, Coping, Children, Death
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Smith, Patriann; Karkar, Tala; Varner, Jessica; Nigam, Anita; Finch, Beverly – Review of Education, 2020
Teacher-educators who are aware of differences that present themselves in diverse student populations must increasingly work to help teachers to connect with students in ways that allow them to improve literacy outcomes. Despite its potential for helping to address the needs of diverse students, awareness of culture and language often tends to be…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Diversity, Teacher Educators, Racial Differences
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Jindal-Snape, Divya; Hannah, Elizabeth F. S.; Cantali, Dianne; Barlow, William; MacGillivray, Stephen – Review of Education, 2020
A systematic literature review of international empirical research was conducted to understand the impact of primary-secondary transition on children's experiences, outcomes and protective/risk factors. The review covered the period 2008-2018 and met the gap in previous literature reviews. Using the EPPI-Centre approach, authors included 96…
Descriptors: Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Student Attitudes, Parent Attitudes
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Gorard, Stephen; See, Beng Huat; Siddiqui, Nadia – Review of Education, 2020
For decades there have been calls by concerned stakeholders to improve the quality of education research, and some progress has been made towards creating a more secure evidence base in some areas. More programmes and approaches that have a reasonable evidence base are now also being used in schools (but not in policy, and not necessarily because…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Evidence, Evidence Based Practice, Educational Policy
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