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Minor, Carlos J. – Diversity in Higher Education, 2021
The author believes he won in many ways but may never gain employment in academia again. With this chapter, the author hopes to help other Black male academics to avoid the pitfalls and mistakes he made. [For the complete volume, "The Beauty and the Burden of Being a Black Professor. Diversity in Higher Education. Volume 24," see…
Descriptors: College Faculty, African American Teachers, Employment Potential, Males
Wolf, Maryanne; Gottwald, Stephanie – NAMTA Journal, 2016
Maryanne Wolf's early literacy knowledge is based on her research into deep reading and on periods of enlightened linguistic processes. In her own rich language of conveyance, she brought great inspiration to the Montessori teachers at the Columbia, South Carolina conference. Her presentation on the research of early reading, the acquisition of…
Descriptors: Child Development, Developmental Stages, Emergent Literacy, Beginning Reading
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Meland, Aud Torill – European Early Childhood Education Research Journal, 2020
The aim of this study is to explore ECEC-teachers' attitudes toward gender through a transformation of the classic fairy tale 'The Princesses and The Pea'. The stereotypes presented in fairy tales can be limiting for children today because they can reinforce traditional ideals of femininity and masculinity. The Norwegian ensemble Dybwikdans…
Descriptors: Sex Stereotypes, Fairy Tales, Change Strategies, Attitude Change
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Lewin, David – Ethics and Education, 2020
Where do a child's morals come from? Interactions with other human beings provide arguably the primary contexts for moral development: family, friends, teachers and other people. It is the artistic products of human activity that this essay considers: literature, film, art, music. Specifically, I will consider some philosophical issues concerning…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Fairy Tales, Values Education, Teaching Methods
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Patti, Chris – Communication Education, 2020
These true tales of educational trauma and transformation pay homage to Pelias, R. J. (2000. The critical life. "Communication Education," 49[3], 220-228), in order to share vulnerable, personal stories of surviving standardized testing, the short bus, and the tenure track. I offer vivid, thickly described accounts of personal failures…
Descriptors: Trauma, Standardized Tests, Mental Health, Failure
Saclarides, Evthokia Stephanie; Lubienski, Sarah Theule – Phi Delta Kappan, 2020
Little attention has been given to better understanding how to effectively evaluate the work of instructional coaches. This study by Evthokia Stephanie Saclarides and Sarah Theule Lubienski illustrates how a new evaluation system for coaches was implemented in one mid-size, urban district. They describe two ways in which the Evaluation Tool…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Evaluation Methods, School Districts, Teacher Improvement
Desmet, Ophélie Allyssa; Pereira, Nielsen; Peterson, Jean S. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2020
In this multiple-narrative inquiry, we examined the narratives of four underachieving gifted girls to identify aspects that appear to have contributed to the onset, development, and resolution of academic underachievement. We found that academic achievement was disrupted when the participants experienced a sudden increase in curricular demands…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Academically Gifted, Females, Self Concept
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Pechenkina, Ekaterina – Teaching & Learning Inquiry, 2020
This article queries the notion of impact in studies of teaching and learning located within the field of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL). Grounded in literature focused on measuring and challenging the impact in SoTL, and primarily on the "what works" question, the author proposes a rubric by which to judge various levels…
Descriptors: Scholarship, Instruction, Learning, Program Effectiveness
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Bekkering, Ernst; Ward, Ted – Information Systems Education Journal, 2020
Student performance in classes can be affected by lack of attendance and attention while in class. This paper examines the effect of student participation on performance in two Computer Science classes. Attendance and attentiveness are automatically recorded by the videoconferencing software used for the classes. Student participation is measured…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Student Participation, Performance Factors, Attendance
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Edmonstone, John – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2020
The paper is an essay, rather than a researched academic work and explores the difference between two different ethe, neoliberalism and action learning. It considers two historical modernities and the emergence of a third, situating action learning and neoliberalism within this framework. It asserts that action learning and neoliberalism are…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Experiential Learning, Comparative Analysis, Differences
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Kraehe, Amelia M. – Studies in Art Education: A Journal of Issues and Research in Art Education, 2017
This article advances a multidimensional arts equity theory. It goes beyond simple equity narratives to address material, symbolic, and experiential dimensions of art education as social justice. In her expanded conceptualization of arts equity, the author identifies six guiding principles: distribution, access, participation, effects,…
Descriptors: Art Education, Social Justice, Equal Education, Critical Theory
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Marks, Melissa J. – Social Studies, 2017
Teaching about the Holocaust as an atrocity of the 1940s misleads students into thinking that it is a genocide occurred, that the world agreed "Never Again," and that the United Nations would prevent future genocides. With genocides in Rwanda, Srebrenica, and Syria occurring in the years since the Holocaust, teachers need to use the…
Descriptors: Death, Jews, Teaching Methods, Human Rights
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Waller, Annalu – International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 2019
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) has been transformed by the social media revolution made possible by the emergence of mobile technology. The cumbersome dedicated devices of the 1970s have evolved into a burgeoning AAC app industry. However, the limited use and abandonment of AAC technologies remains high. Unlocking the untapped…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Handheld Devices, Design, Interdisciplinary Approach
Slavens, Joseph Craig – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This over 2-year ethnographic narrative research foregrounds the tales and experiences of 8 White administrators (professional staff) employed within the Australian university system who had been nominated as racial justice allies by their colleagues. White racial justice allies' own words are underrepresented (Case, 2012) in the Australian system…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Whites, Administrator Attitudes
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Denicoló, Glenda – Physics Teacher, 2019
Learning assessment at two-year colleges is growing, but not much has been published about it yet. In general, our smaller classrooms, diverse student population, high proportion of adjunct faculty, and academic freedom in teaching methods and tools set the stage for a different approach to assessment than at four-year institutions. This is the…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, College Faculty, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation
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