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McClellan, Edward – Action, Criticism, and Theory for Music Education, 2017
The purpose of the study was to examine a diverse range of research literature to provide a social-cognitive theoretical framework as a foundation for definition of identity construction in the music teacher education program. The review of literature may reveal a theoretical framework based around tenets of commonly studied constructs in the…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Professional Identity, Literature Reviews, Social Cognition
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Tsang, Kwok Kuen – New Horizons in Education, 2012
Background: Recently, studies have found that more and more teachers in Hong Kong express negative feelings toward their work, such as feelings of dissatisfaction, exhaustion, meaningless and powerless. These negative emotional experiences may affect both their well-being and the quality of their teaching. In order to have a better understanding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching (Occupation), Teaching Conditions, Teacher Attitudes
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Castro-Vázquez, Genaro – Sport, Education and Society, 2020
Based on a set of two, semi-structured, individual interviews with 21 Japanese men aged between 25 and 57, from Tokyo and Osaka, this paper explores the rationale underneath their eating habits and engagement in physical exercise. Ten and 11 of the men identified themselves as 'beefy' and 'slim-muscular man', respectively. The analysis of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Males, Adults, Eating Habits
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Potts, Anthony – Education Research and Perspectives, 2015
This article develops a theory of socialisation based on the Chicago School of symbolic interactionism but infused with new and important insights offered by contemporary scholars and their writings on roles and relationships in the twenty first century and life in the informational, network and global world. While still rooted in the seminal…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Theories, Socialization, Social Theories
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Monk, Augusto – Music Educators Journal, 2013
Learning improvisation in music is often treated as the process of gaining skills to spontaneously perform within the conventions of a style. Alternatively, learning improvisation can offer musicians a place to explore sound as it happens in free improvisation. Within the school setting, the former approach is commonly used in the jazz programs,…
Descriptors: Music Education, Creative Activities, Music Activities, Teaching Methods
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Tran, Ly Thi; Pham, Lien – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
International students' connectedness with their peers, institutions and the broader community significantly affects their learning and wellbeing. It is important to understand their multiple desires for intercultural connectedness in order to nurture it. This paper analyses the motives and nature of international students' intercultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, International Education, Well Being, Peer Relationship
Naveh, Nissan – Online Submission, 2010
This article presents a method for teaching the theory of symbolic interactionism in a high-school course--Introduction to Sociology. The role-playing game used as a method for teaching the theory is grounded on a philosophy of education whose principles call for meaningful and relevant learning, based on experiential activity and investigation of…
Descriptors: Role Playing, Foreign Countries, Sociology, Educational Philosophy
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Jakoby, Nina R. – Death Studies, 2012
The article explores a sociological perspective on grief as a social emotion. Focusing on the social bond with the deceased, the self-concept of the survivor or the power of feeling rules, general sociological theories of emotions (symbolic interactionism, structural theory, behavioral theory) have the potential to deepen the understanding of…
Descriptors: Grief, Sociology, Social Influences, Emotional Response
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Potts, Anthony; Maadad, Nina; Yu, Marizon – Research on Education and Media, 2018
This article contributes to the understanding of socialisation of children of Filipino immigrants in South Australia by examining their experiences and engagement with media, particularly television. Thirty children, aged 8-12 years, who participated in the study were mainly accessed through social networks. Children's names, which reflect…
Descriptors: Socialization, Immigrants, Asians, Television Viewing
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Alsheikh, Negmeldin – English Language Teaching, 2018
This study aimed at understanding the essence of reading and language learning by bilinguals and trilinguals college students. The study is based on data from two separate yet related studies that were completed. The study used interviews as a qualitative means to glean the views of Arab bilinguals (n=10) and African trilinguals (n=3). The study…
Descriptors: College Students, Bilingual Students, Multilingualism, Interviews
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Bundy-Fazioli, Kimberly; Quijano, Louise M.; Bubar, Roe – Journal of Social Work Education, 2013
The study of ways that professional power is perceived in social work practice is limited. This exploratory qualitative study analyzes second-year MSW students' perceptions of professional power in social work practice. This inquiry is guided by social constructivism and symbolic interactionism perspectives. The authors used constant comparison…
Descriptors: Professional Autonomy, Social Work, Student Attitudes, Graduate Students
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Rowland, Paula; Kuper, Ayelet – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2018
In order to prepare fully competent health care professionals, health professions education must be concerned with the relational space between patients and providers. Compassion and compassionate care are fundamental elements of this relational space. Traditionally, health professions educators and leaders have gone to two narrative sources when…
Descriptors: Health Personnel, Patients, Role, Interviews
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Mokhtar, Farha Alia – Online Learning, 2018
With the advancement of digital technology, software and applications are overwhelmingly accessible to teachers and students. Digital designs for teaching and learning are highly encouraged by scholars as they prepare students of today for the demands of the future workforce. Thus, many educators use available social networks for their classrooms.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Software, Social Media
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Lile, Joy R.; Ottusch, Timothy M.; Jones, Terese; Richards, Leslie N. – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Dual-enrollment programs have been proposed as a useful way to ease students' transition from high school to community college. Several studies have shown that dual enrollment produces positive effects for students, but less is known about the mechanisms these programs use to support student success. Symbolic interactionism suggests that clarity…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, High School Students, Two Year College Students, Community Colleges
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Bell, Dawne; Morrison-Love, David; Wooff, David; McLain, Matt – International Journal of Technology and Design Education, 2018
Teachers' knowledge of STEM education, their understanding, and pedagogical application of that knowledge is intrinsically linked to the subsequent effectiveness of STEM delivery within their own practice; where a teacher's knowledge and understanding is deficient, the potential for pupil learning is ineffective and limited. Set within the context…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Teaching Methods, Secondary School Students, Design
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