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Kallioinen, Outi – Journal of Career and Technical Education, 2011
The scholarship of teaching at Laurea University of Applied Sciences is undergoing a great change. The purpose of this article is to reflect the SWOT-analysis produced by 13 teachers at the end of the 2-year PD programme for Transformative Teaching concerning the implementation of the new pedagogical model of Laurea called Learning by Developing…
Descriptors: Expertise, Curriculum Development, Sciences, Technology
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Kalafsky, Ronald V.; Rosko, Helen M. – Journal of Geography, 2017
Globalization would appear to be a subject that easily could be addressed in geography classrooms, yet this is not always the case. In terms of pedagogy, many geographers are concerned whether the field has been adequately engaging various components of this topic (e.g., connectivity, core-periphery), especially in terms of making the subject…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Student Projects, Global Approach, Global Education
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de Jesus, Leonora F. – African Educational Research Journal, 2018
The 1987 Philippine Constitution corroborated with the Magna Carta for Disabled is giving full support to the improvement of the total well-being of children with special needs (CSN). This is a proof that the government takes appropriate steps to make education accessible to all disabled persons. This study aimed to determine the extent of support…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Special Schools, Access to Education
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Forleo, Maria Bonaventura; Palmieri, Nadia – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2019
Purpose: Educational farms (EFs) serve a number of social and economic functions and are part of the debate about new learning environments, multifunctional agriculture and firm diversification. Through the analysis of a case study, this paper aims to identify strengths and weaknesses, opportunities and threats (SWOT) of EFs and key factors for…
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Foreign Countries, Tourism, Educational Facilities
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Valaitis, Ruta K.; Wahoush, Olive; Murray, Nancy; Isaacs, Sandy; Derbyshire, David; Semogas, Dyanne; Rolfe, Steven – SAGE Open, 2016
This article describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of an interdisciplinary undergraduate course embedded within a campus-community partnership initiative involving McMaster University School of Nursing, and three urban priority neighborhoods in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Students worked together with community residents and…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Partnerships in Education, School Community Programs, Nursing Education
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Fullmer, Patricia – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2009
This article summarizes the use of SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats) analysis and subsequent action planning as a tool of self-assessment to meet CAS (Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education) requirements for systematic assessment. The use of the evaluation results to devise improvements to increase the…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Tutoring, Tutorial Programs, Program Evaluation
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Jackson, Jerlando F. L.; Charleston, LaVar J.; Gilbert, Juan E. – Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 2014
According to the National Science Foundation (NSF; 2006), science and engineering jobs constitute a growing sector of the United States economy. The number of science and engineering degrees has lagged behind this occupational growth. In describing Wisconsin's technology profile, Winters, Strang, and Klus (2000) report that the state is nationally…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Strategic Planning, Research Methodology, Regional Characteristics
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Adepoju, T. L.; Famade, Olu Adesola – Educational Research and Reviews, 2010
This paper reviews the current status of vocational and technical education programmes (VTE) in Nigeria and the major innovations of the Nigerian Government in the recent times in the sector vis-a-vis the demands of the modern world for vocational and technological development. It therefore, proposes a paradigm shift in the operation of VTE…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technical Education, Vocational Education, Innovation
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Dalanon, Junhel; Diano, Liz Muriel; Belarmino, Ma Paciencia; Hayama, Rika; Miyagi, Mayu; Matsuka, Yoshizo – Online Submission, 2018
This 2016 cross-sectional inquiry used quantitative and thematic content analysis to determine the organizational climate (OC) with empirical and theoretical relation to the teachers' performance (TP) and management competencies (MC) of a rural, K-12, private school in the Philippines. Analyses from a focus group discussion (FGD) was done using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Organizational Climate, Educational Environment
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Johnson, Katryna – American Journal of Business Education, 2013
Educators can provide opportunities for active learning for the students by engaging them in client-based projects with the community, which enhances application of theory and provides students with the relevance demanded from the business community. Experiential learning opportunities through client-based projects provide for such an experience.…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Graduate Students, Active Learning, Service Learning
Cannon, Kama – Geography Teacher, 2018
Although formal papers are typical, sometimes posters or other visual presentations are more useful tools for sharing visual-spatial information. By incorporating creativity and technology into the study of geographical science, STEM (the study of Science, Technology Engineering, and Mathematics) is changed to STEAM (the A stands for ART)! The…
Descriptors: Geography Instruction, Visual Aids, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students
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Sanches, Tatiana – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
In this study, we intend to observe how a strategic plan can be used as a risk management tool, in the scope of academic libraries. Risk is perceived by individuals and institutions when faced with environmental changes that threaten stability or integrity. In libraries, these changes show in structural alterations, that is, in decreasing human,…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Strategic Planning, Risk Management, Organizational Change
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Mudrák, Marián – ICTE Journal, 2018
The paper deals with the issue of e-courses personalization in selected LMS. Even though this topic has been the subject of research for a longer time, more effective concepts of learning through e-courses are still being sought. Part of the contribution is a brief explanation of the terms personalization and adaptivity, which are often mistaken…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Curriculum Implementation
Garcia Laborda, Jesus; Magal Royo, Teresa; Barcena Madera, Elena – Online Submission, 2015
Over the few years, computer based language testing has become prevailing worldwide. The number of institutions the use computers as the main means of delivery has increased dramatically. Many students face each day tests for well-known high-stakes decisions which imply the knowledge and ability to use technology to provide evidence of language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Assisted Testing, High Stakes Tests, Language Tests
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White, Karl R.; Blaiser, Kristina M. – Volta Review, 2011
Because newborn hearing screening has become the standard of care in the United States, every state has established an early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) program responsible for establishing, maintaining, and improving the system of services needed to serve children with hearing loss and their families. While significant developments…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Early Intervention, Audiology, Screening Tests
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