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Xia, Jinyue – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Current online video interaction is typically designed with a focus on straightforward distribution and passive consumption of individual videos. This "click play, sit back and watch" context is typical of videos for entertainment. However, there are many task scenarios that require active engagement and analysis of video content as a…
Descriptors: Interactive Video, Information Seeking, Comparative Analysis, Computer Interfaces
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Lessy, Zulkipli; Arif, Mahmud – Journal of International and Comparative Education, 2020
The function of empowerment is to equip people with the knowledge, skills, and perspectives that can sustain and improve both personal and societal well-being. Empowerment can occur by means of education, as well as by supportive programs in social work, community development, and philanthropy. Especially when intended for the poor, marginalized,…
Descriptors: Islam, Religious Education, Case Studies, Coeducation
Ingram, Anne G. – Journal of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, 1973
An aesthetic dimension of sport appreciation is found in the paintings and sculptures of great masters who were intrigued by the subject of sports. This article presents specifics on bringing sports art into the classroom. (Authors/JA)
Descriptors: Aesthetic Education, Art Expression, Athletics
Sahin, Mehmet – Online Submission, 2018
In this study, a decision taken by the Ministry of Education of the implementation of school-aged children's cognitive, physical and sensory effects on the development of physical education is aimed to discuss the future of the teaching profession. In 2014, the Ministry of Education took a decision in favor of the gradual abolition of Technical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Exercise, Physical Education, Vocational High Schools
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McCoy, Kimberly; Oliver, Justin J.; Borden, D. Scott; Cohn, Scott I. – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2018
Purpose: This paper aims to test a nudge, or intervention, designed through behavioral insights at a university campus to discover cost-effective means for increasing recycling participation and methods for estimating waste removal cost savings. Design/methodology/approach: A series of studies were conducted demonstrating the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Wastes, Recycling, State Universities, Intervention
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Kuzma, Ann; Kuzma, John – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2009
Corporate sponsorship of sports, the arts, community events, and causes has been recognized as a marketing communications tool. Corporations and organizations have embraced sponsorship as a vital component of their marketing strategy. The use of corporate sponsorship has increased over the last twenty years and it now provides an economic impact…
Descriptors: Corporations, Marketing, Teaching Methods, Business Administration Education
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Robinson, Ann – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2012
The talent development approach to the conceptualization of giftedness has historical precedent in the field. Examples of large-scale and longitudinal research studies from previous decades guided by the talent development approach are provided as illustrations. The implications of focusing on domain-specific talents in academics, the arts and…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent Development, Resource Allocation, Psychology
Miller, Tiffany D. – Center for American Progress, 2014
New York is poised to take an important step to improve student achievement by expanding learning time for students attending high-poverty, low-performing schools. Recent district- and state-level investments in expanded learning time--a promising strategy to close achievement and opportunity gaps--will give students more time to learn core…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Disadvantaged Schools, Time Factors (Learning), Extended School Day
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Augustine, Catherine H.; McCombs, Jennifer Sloan – State Education Standard, 2015
The Wallace Foundation is funding a multiyear demonstration project to determine whether voluntary, district summer learning programs can stem summer learning loss for low-income students. Six districts--Boston, Cincinnati, Dallas, Duval County (Florida), Pittsburgh, and Rochester, New York--were selected for the demonstration project and…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Low Income Groups, At Risk Students, Program Effectiveness
Barack, Lauren – School Library Journal, 2005
As school boards nationwide are forced to wield the budget ax-extracurricular activities are often the first items to go. Sports, art classes, and even field trips are increasingly rare. Still, children are curious--and so some schools are turning to virtual means to take students out of the classroom. This article briefly discusses virtual…
Descriptors: Field Trips, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Uses in Education, Web Based Instruction
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Lacktman, Gabriel – Art Education, 2013
Can art be a sport? Gabriel Lacktman describes the thrill of graffiti. He notes the average artist seeks refuge in the blanket of self-expression, successfully avoiding all disconcerting competition. However, in the 1990s, Lacktman's interest in graffiti became a lifestyle, the theme was all about "the art of getting over" or "the…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Artists, Popular Culture, Subcultures
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Rasmussen, Meryem Uçar; Kis, Arzu – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
Teacher qualifications are essential to be able to teach children with special needs efficiently. Therefore the aim of this study is to determine the qualifications of subject teachers in special education schools in Turkey. In the study 20 subject teachers within the field of music, art and sports who worked in special education schools in Turkey…
Descriptors: Teacher Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Special Education, Special Schools
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Weckbacher, Lisa Marie; Okamoto, Yukari – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2012
The study explored the relationship between types of spatial experiences and spatial abilities among 13- to 14-year-old high academic achievers. Each participant completed two spatial tasks and a survey assessing favored spatial activities across five categories (computers, toys, sports, music, and art) and three developmental periods (early…
Descriptors: High Achievement, Measures (Individuals), Student Surveys, Developmental Tasks
Griffin, Tabatha – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2020
"Workforce-Ready: Challenges and Opportunities for VET" is the theme for the 29th National Vocational Education and Training Research Conference 'No Frills' from July 7-10, 2020. The phrase 'workforce-ready' might bring several different scenarios to mind. It may conjure an image of graduates making their first foray into the world of…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Job Training, Job Skills, Communicable Diseases
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Storbeck, Claudine, Ed.; Martin, David, Ed. – American Annals of the Deaf, 2010
In a special section of the "American Annals of the Deaf", Deaf education and the Deaf community in South Africa are discussed. The special section is organized into 7 segments: a historical overview to establish context, the educational context, educators and learners, postgraduate education and employment, perspectives of Deaf children…
Descriptors: Deafness, Foreign Countries, Context Effect, Educational History
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