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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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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
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
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, Unemployment
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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
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Kozar, Andrew J. – Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 1989
The University of Pennsylvania's dual sport art gallery showcases the work of R. Taft McKenzie and Joe Brown, two of the premier sport artists of our time. This article briefly outlines the artists' careers and describes the planning which led to establishment of the gallery. (IAH)
Descriptors: Artists, Arts Centers, Athletics, Higher Education
Davis, Jacqueline Estella – ProQuest LLC, 2018
This study examined principals' perceptions of faith-based schools in Southern California. A 6-item survey was distributed by hard copy to 217 Catholic principals affiliated with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and by e-mail to 218 Protestant school principals affiliated with the Association of Christian School International. The survey was…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Principals, Protestants, Private Schools
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Kilic, Abdullah Faruk; Güzeller, Cem Oktay – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
This study aimed at determining the impact of demographic factors on the Internet usage purposes of high school students. The population of the study consisted of students between 9th and 12th grades from the Anatolian high schools, science high schools, social sciences high schools, sports high schools and fine arts high schools in Turkey. The…
Descriptors: High School Students, Internet, Foreign Countries, Questionnaires
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Gunes, Gokhan; Tugrul, Belma – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2017
Children learn so many things (rules, science, mathematics, etc.) by the help of the games. Chess is also an enjoyable game for most children. The chess grandmaster Karpov stated that chess is everything--art, science, and sport. However, this raises the questions concerning how children evaluate chess and whether chess reflects the child's inner…
Descriptors: Games, Preschool Education, Preschool Children, Learning Processes
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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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Neihart, Maureen; Teo, Chua Tee – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2013
The tiny, multicultural nation of Singapore has a long history of provisions for gifted students. Beliefs about ability and talent development are strongly influenced by traditional Confucian perspectives that view environmental factors as dominant in the development of talent. Early identification is not stressed and working hard is emphasized at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Student Needs, Educational History
Salman, Melih N. – Online Submission, 2019
Teacher training and education is a very difficult and demanding process. Training qualified and elite teachers require even greater efforts. Today, training qualified and elite teachers cannot be achieved only by implementing the curricula to the letter. Curricula must be constantly supported with programs such as high level seminars, symposiums,…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Case Studies, Schools of Education, Foreign Countries
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Denault, Anne-Sophie; Poulin, Francois – Journal of Research on Adolescence, 2009
This study examined (a) growth curves of youth participation in sports, performance and fine arts, and youth clubs throughout the high school years and (b) the associations between a series of predictors and the initial participation rates and growth over time. The predictors included individual, friend, and family factors. The moderating effect…
Descriptors: Fine Arts, Clubs, Adolescents, Grade 7
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Maralova, Tatyana P.; Filipenkova, Olesya G.; Galitskikh, Elena O.; Shulga, Tatiana I.; Sidyacheva, Natalya V.; Ovsyanik, Olga A. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The relevance of the study is conditioned by the complexity of students' adaptation to learning at University due to the change of social environment, an alarming feelings about the precise self-determination, lack of knowledge in opportunities for self-expression in art, science, sport and public life. The purpose of the paper is to identify…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Universities, Foreign Countries, Learning Processes
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Agarwal, Vivek; Dhanasekaran, Saranya – Journal of Indian Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 2012
Children and adolescents spent a considerable portion of their time watching television, movies, playing videogames and on the internet. Media has proved to be a very useful tool in the fields of education, arts, science, sports, and culture. Over the past few decades, there has been a surge in the use of media by the younger generations and…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Mass Media Effects, Television Viewing, Child Health
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