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Rome, Aidan; Hardy, Jessica; Richardson, Jamie; Shenton, Felicity – Child Care in Practice, 2015
At the beginning of the 2000s there was little evidence of outcomes from the participation of disabled children and young people in decision-making within public services. In the 15 years that have followed, advances have been made in participatory research and in outcome-led research. This paper, written with young people, will present evidence…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Transitional Programs, Public Service
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Gkotzos, Dimitrios – Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education, 2017
This article presents an effort to integrate the issues of climate change and children's rights into the Greek primary school curriculum through the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs). The curriculum Act for Climate was developed through the lens of children's rights and with the support of a web-based learning environment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civil Rights, Childrens Rights, Climate
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Towndrow, Phillip A.; Vallance, Michael – International Journal of Educational Management, 2013
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to detail the necessity for more informed decision making and leadership in the implementation of 1-to-1 computing in education. Design/methodology/approach: The contexts of high-tech countries of Singapore and Japan are used as case studies to contextualize and support four evidence-based recommendations for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Decision Making, Leadership, Computer Uses in Education
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Kalbfleisch, M. Layne; Gillmarten, Charles – Roeper Review, 2013
As neuroimaging technologies increase their sensitivity to assess the function of the human brain and results from these studies draw the attention of educators, it becomes paramount to identify misconceptions about what these data illustrate and how these findings might be applied to educational contexts. Some of these "neuromyths" have…
Descriptors: Neurology, Visual Acuity, Spatial Ability, Brain Hemisphere Functions
Simpson, James Daniel – ProQuest LLC, 2014
Free, libre, and open source software (FLOSS) is software that is collaboratively developed. FLOSS provides end-users with the source code and the freedom to adapt or modify a piece of software to fit their needs (Deek & McHugh, 2008; Stallman, 2010). FLOSS has a 30 year history that dates to the open hacker community at the Massachusetts…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Computer Software, Shared Resources and Services, Qualitative Research
Bollier, David – 1989
On March 1989, the Aspen Institute convened a group of experts to assess Soviet progress in computer and information technologies, their current and likely impact on Soviet society, and appropriate ways for U.S. policymakers to respond. Major issues addressed by conference participants included: Will new information technologies encourage a…
Descriptors: Civil Liberties, Computers, Decentralization, Economic Status
Council for Cultural Cooperation, Strasbourg (France). – 1984
Innovation in elementary education is the theme of a five-year program developed by 23 European nations which is described in this paper. The project began with a conference held in Liechtenstein in 1982 which confirmed the importance of broadening the primary school curriculum beyond simply teaching the basics to include understanding other…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Educational Change, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation
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He, Kekang – Lecture Notes in Educational Technology, 2017
This book examines research on creative thinking, both current and historical. It explores two dimensions of human thought (time and space) and two modes of thinking (conscious and unconscious) as well as both left and right brain functions and artistic and scientific creative activities. The book proposes a "Double Circulation" model of…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Cognitive Processes, Brain Hemisphere Functions, Models
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Cennamo, Katherine; Brandt, Carol – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2012
Studio-based instruction, as traditionally enacted in design disciplines such as architecture, product design, graphic design, and the like, consists of dedicated desk space for each student, extended time blocks allocated to studio classes, and classroom interactions characterized by independent and group work on design problems supplemented by…
Descriptors: Instruction, Teacher Student Relationship, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment
Nix, Rebekah K. – Online Submission, 2018
Twenty years after its first application, the Integrated Science Learning Environment model (ISLE) proved still-useful in catalyzing novel thinking about the role of artifacts in shaping Holocaust remembrance at the graduate level. Drawing on new ideas from museum science and technology design, an updated framework, called Provocative Artifacts…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Teaching Methods, Learning Processes
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Mitchell, Ross – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, 2010
In the summer of 2008, the Spanish legislature resolved to grant great apes (though not all simians) basic human rights. While the decision to grant such rights came about largely through the lobbying efforts of the Great Ape Project (GAP), the decision has potential reverberations throughout the scientific world and beyond in its implications for…
Descriptors: Lobbying, Scientists, Primatology, Civil Rights
One World Trust, London (England). – 1976
The resource booklet contains readings and activities for British secondary school world affairs classes. The material lends itself toward incorporation into various curricula, including history, geography, social studies, humanities, environmental studies, language and literature, home economics, math, and science. Subject matter focuses on…
Descriptors: Area Studies, Bias, Civil Liberties, Comparative Education
Cone, Alicia A. – 1997
This report describes the self-reported training needs of advisors to self-advocacy groups for people with mental retardation in the United States. The results of a telephone survey of 90 advisors indicate that because of time, financial, and interest issues, training opportunities for advisors need to be time sensitive, inexpensive, and…
Descriptors: Adults, Disabilities, Helping Relationship, Mental Retardation
Williams, David L., Ed.; Munstermann, Ulrich, Ed.; Bouwsma, Maria, Ed.; Dubock, Linda, Ed.; Rot, Karen, Ed. – 2001
This document contains action paper reports from an international youth assembly that was held to enable young people from around the world to discuss a variety of social and economic issues and develop a common vision and plan of action. The report by the Committee on Youth Employment and Education examines the current state of education, its…
Descriptors: Conservation Education, Conservation (Environment), Economic Change, Educational Opportunities
Kommers, Piet, Ed.; Issa, Tomayess, Ed.; Issa, Theodora, Ed.; Chang, Dian-Fu, Ed.; Isias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2014
These proceedings contain the papers of the International Conferences on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech 2014), and Sustainability, Technology and Education (STE 2014). The International Conference on Educational Technologies (ICEduTech 2014) is the scientific conference addressing the real topics as seen by teachers, students, parents and…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Conferences (Gatherings), Educational Technology, Sustainability
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