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Rowland, Susan – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2012
C. G. Jung offers education a unique perspective of the dilemma of collective social demands versus individual needs. Indeed, so radical and profound is his vision of the learning psyche as collectively embedded, that it addresses the current crisis over the demand for utilitarian higher education. Hence post-Jungian educationalists can develop…
Descriptors: Individual Needs, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Educational Philosophy
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Thomas, M'Balia; Russell, Alisa LaDean; Warren, Hannah V. – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2018
On the 20th anniversary of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, we examine the narratives of pedagogical practice of three teachers at "Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry". By drawing on these characters' stories of teaching as presented in Rowling's novels, we foreground their personal practical knowledge and the relationship of…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Educational Practices, Novels, Teachers
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Jensen, Jakob; Imboden, Kristen; Ivic, Rebecca – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2011
High sensation seekers (HSS) prefer messages that allow them to maintain an optimal level of arousal (i.e., highly arousing messages). Transportation theory suggests that narrative immersion in a story may moderate reader arousal, and thus HSS message selection. To test this idea, a survey was administered to 120 fourth and fifth graders. In…
Descriptors: Fantasy, Transportation, Reading Achievement, Grade 5
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Bignold, Wendy; Su, Feng – International Journal of Research & Method in Education, 2013
This paper explores narratives as an effective means of capturing multiple identities of research participants in complex social environments in education research. In doing so, it explores the role of the narrator in two case studies in two modes of narrative inquiry. Both studies present narratives of young people, focusing on multiple…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Educational Research, Research Methodology, Case Studies
McCoy, Leah P., Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
This document presents the proceedings of the 20th Annual Research Forum held June 25, 2015, at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Included are the following 21 action research papers: (1) History Lives! The Use of Simulations in a High School Social Studies Classroom (Lydia Adkins); (2) Using Francophone Music in the High…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Action Research, Simulation, Social Studies
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Allan, Cherie – English in Australia, 2015
This paper notes the ways in which conventional texts often construct limited reading positions and/or points of view. It argues that through the use of postmodern picturebooks and an understanding of metafictive strategies (as one aspect of a more complex methodological approach to the analysis of postmodern picturebooks) students are provided…
Descriptors: Picture Books, Postmodernism, Childrens Literature, Adolescent Literature
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Dhaenens, Frederik – Journal of Youth Studies, 2013
Despite a significant increase in gay representation in contemporary television fiction, many media scholars argue that the representation of gay men and women is governed by heteronormativity. They postulate that even rounded and heterogeneous representations of gay men and women are characters that desire to participate in institutions,…
Descriptors: Popular Culture, Television, Homosexuality, Adolescents
Gamble, Nikki; Yates, Sally – SAGE Publications (CA), 2008
This book is based on the belief that deep subject knowledge of language and literature provides a foundation for effective teaching and learning. It provides a guide to the range of genres and characteristic features of English language fiction written for children. It is designed to help readers to develop their understanding of literature…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, English, Fiction, Poetry
Abdallah, Mahmoud M. S. – Online Submission, 2015
Writing is a very important skill that should be mastered properly by university students, especially pre-service language teachers (e.g. EFL student teachers). In order to present their ideas efficiently in the context of their academic study, they have to be trained well on how to write meaningful pieces (e.g. essays, academic reports,…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Teachers, Writing Instruction, Student Teachers
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Kirwan, Padraig – American Indian Culture and Research Journal, 2007
David Treuer's 1997 novel, "The Hiawatha," engages the traditional literary strategies employed by Native American writing, compares those strategies to earlier narratives (Native American and canonically American), offers a reassessment of indigenous novelistic structures, engages critical responses to tribal fiction, and does so in response to…
Descriptors: United States Literature, American Indian Literature, Novels, Comparative Analysis
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Furtado, Leena; Johnson, Lisa – Reading Matrix: An International Online Journal, 2010
This action-research case study endeavors to enhance the summarization skills of first grade students who are reading at or above the third grade level during the first trimester of the academic school year. Students read "twin text" sources, meaning, fiction and nonfiction literary selections focusing on a common theme to help identify…
Descriptors: Sentences, Siblings, Student Improvement, Grade 3
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What Works Clearinghouse, 2012
"Reading Edge" is a middle school literacy program that emphasizes cooperative learning, goal setting, feedback, classroom management techniques, and the use of metacognitive strategy, whereby students assess their own skills and learn to apply new ones. The program is a component of the "Success for All"[superscript 2]…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Reading Instruction, Cooperative Learning, Feedback (Response)
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Ringrose, Christopher – Children's Literature in Education, 2007
A & C Black's "Flashbacks" series invites its readers to "Read a "Flashback"..take a journey backwards in time". There are several ways in which children's fiction has encouraged its readers to engage with and care about history: through the presence of ghosts, through frame stories, time travel, or simply setting the narrative in the past.…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Historiography, Critical Theory, Fiction
Trehearne, Miriam P. – Corwin, 2011
"Learning to Write and Loving It!" equips teachers of young children with practical strategies, assessment tools, and motivating writing activities that are based on current research and proven practice and are easily applicable to all kinds of learning environments. Included are many authentic writing samples and photos to illustrate effective,…
Descriptors: Play, Young Children, Educational Technology, Literacy
Bowkett, Steve – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Using Comic Art to Improve Speaking, Reading and Writing" uses children's interest in pictures, comics and graphic novels as a way of developing their creative writing abilities, reading skills and oracy. The book's underpinning strategy is the use of comic art images as a visual analogue to help children generate, organise and refine their ideas…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Creative Writing, Reading Skills, Speech Skills
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