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Suhaemi, Mimin Emi; Aedi, Nur – International Education Studies, 2015
Lecturers are professional educators and scientists whose main job is to transform, develop, and disseminate knowledge, technology, and art through education, research and community services. As professionals, in Indonesia, lecturers are expected to possess pedagogic, personal, social, and professional competences. However, in reality, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Improvement
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Sasidhar, P. V. K.; Reddy, P. Gopal – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2012
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to identify and rank the SWOT issues of India's veterinary and animal science education. Design: The data were collected at the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) from 168 post-graduate students. The two surveys generated 72% (N = 121) and 68% (N = 114) response rates, respectively. In the first…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Veterinary Medical Education, Animals, Objectives
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Yelken, Tugba Yanpar; Kilic, Figen; Ozdemir, Caner – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2012
In recent years, strategic planning has become one of the subjects that many institutions work on to ensure the institutions' appropriate management based on realistic results. Therefore, this planning has to be taken into account and should provide planning direction on the bases of its results. Basically, the manager of strategic planning,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Qualitative Research, Questionnaires, Vocational Schools
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Cho, Yonjoo; Brown, Catherine – European Journal of Training and Development, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this case study was to investigate how project-based learning (PBL) is being practiced in Columbus Signature Academy (CSA), a high school located in Columbus, Indiana, USA. Design/methodology/approach: The authors used the case study method to provide qualitative details about CSA's use of PBL that is being practiced in a…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, Integrated Activities, Educational Practices
Kaiser, Heather – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The effectiveness of teacher professional development (PD) has been scrutinized for decades. Although scholars generally agree that collaboration is a critical component of sustainable PD, among schools in the United States, time for collaboration embedded within the school day is lacking. In the most recent era of social media, school districts…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Social Media, Teacher Collaboration, Models
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Shek, Daniel T. L. – Research on Social Work Practice, 2009
The organization and research programs of the Social Welfare Practice and Research Centre (SWPRC) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong are outlined. There are five regular research programs (Family and Group Practice Research Centre, Human Behavior and the Social Environment Research Program, Mutual Aid and Social Capital Research Program,…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Projects, Foreign Countries, Social Environment
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Houston, K. Todd; Bradham, Tamala S.; Munoz, Karen F.; Guignard, Gayla Hutsell – Volta Review, 2011
State coordinators of early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs completed a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, or SWOT, analysis that consisted of 12 evaluative areas of EHDI programs. For the newborn hearing screening area, a total of 293 items were listed by 49 EHDI coordinators, and themes were identified within…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Public Health, Data Collection, Neonates
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Munoz, Karen F.; Nelson, Lauri; Bradham, Tamala S.; Hoffman, Jeff; Houston, K. Todd – Volta Review, 2011
State coordinators of early hearing detection and intervention (EHDI) programs completed a strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats, or SWOT, analysis that examined 12 areas within state EHDI programs. Related to how the medical home is integrated into the EHDI process, 273 items were listed by 48 coordinators, and themes were identified…
Descriptors: Child Health, Auditory Tests, State Surveys, Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Otte, Pia Piroschka; Bernardo, Ricardo; Phinney, Randi; Davidsson, Henrik; Tivana, Lucas Daniel – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2018
Purpose: In this paper, we discuss the role of participatory research in integrated agricultural technology development using the example of a solar fruit drying project in Mozambique.Design/Methodology/Approach: We engage in seven participatory exercises with groups of farmers from two farmers' associations in Inharrime district in Mozambique to…
Descriptors: Participatory Research, Agriculture, Technology, Foreign Countries
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Karababa, Canan; Suzer, Sezgi Sarac – Journal of College Teaching & Learning, 2010
This study aims to share English language practitioners' reflections on the adaptation of teaching methods and materials during the pre-validation period of the European Language Portfolio (ELP). In order to achieve this aim, a high school was selected as the scope of research, since it has started to adapt the English language teaching…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods
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Kyprianou, Marianna; Nikiforou, Eleni – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Education is a field that constantly changes, which dictates the need for continuing teacher professional learning and development. Teacher professional learning and development can be divided into two categories: formal learning/ development and informal learning/development. This paper focuses on the experience of the presenters as coordinators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Higher Education, Informal Education
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Li, Shaowei; Yu, Haiping – International Education Studies, 2008
School social work is in its infancy in China, yet it has its special advantages in overcoming some increasingly evident social problems among contemporary college students, and it has become the necessary supplement to strengthening and promoting the ideological and political education in colleges and universities. According to the ownership of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Work, Operations Research, Change Strategies
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Glisson, Susan M. – Reclaiming Children and Youth, 2013
Students learn about the history of the civil rights movement and are empowered to create positive change in their communities, states this author, Susan M. Glisson, Executive Director of the William Winter Institute for Racial Reconciliation. She describes the efforts to build racial understanding among young high school students through the…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Racial Bias, High School Students, Summer Programs
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Almannie, Mohamed – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
The study introduced a very important issue for the development of labor market in any developing country. The rapid changes in technology and communication imposed challenges on education institutions for the development of labor market to meet local communities. These institutions have more responsibilities to provide professional and skilled…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Labor Market, Labor Needs, Educational Innovation
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Sani, Dureti; Tasisa, Wakgari; Panigraphi, Manas Ranjan – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
The major purpose of this project was to assess and review the principal role of ICT in supplementing the General Quality Improvement program (GEQIP) in Western Harerghe, Ethiopia. The project also further analyzed the contribution of Information Communication Technology (ICT) to the indicators of GEQIP like quality, equity, access and internal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Educational Improvement, Influence of Technology
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