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Kodama, Corinne M.; Maramba, Dina C. – New Directions for Student Services, 2017
This chapter addresses the applicability of student development theories in light of empirical research on Asian American college students through a twofold approach: (a) revisiting the relevance of Kodama, McEwen, Liang, and Lee's (2001, 2002) theoretical work on Asian American student development; and (b) using Jones' and Stewart's (2016)…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, College Students, Student Development, Cultural Influences
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Gibb, Stephen – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2014
Soft skills have become a subject of increasing interest in lifelong learning. Soft skills development is intended to enable and enhance personal development, participation in learning and success in employment. The assessment of soft skill is therefore widely practised, but there is little in the way of research or evidence on how well this…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Skill Development, Interpersonal Competence, Learning Theories
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Kress, Jeffrey S. – Journal of Jewish Education, 2014
Experiential Jewish education has been experiencing a time of growth, during which theory development, research, and practice have established a strong voice for the construct. Much of the focus to this point has been on definitions (particularly the distinction between "experiential" and "informal" Jewish education) and on…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Judaism, Religious Education, Correlation
Wampold, Bruce E. – APA Books, 2018
This book presents essential background necessary for understanding the role of theory in psychotherapy practice, and shows how understanding psychotherapy theory is the first step to becoming an effective therapist. The author provides a thorough but concise overview of the history of psychotherapy, the evolution of psychotherapy theories, and…
Descriptors: Psychotherapy, Theories, Counselor Qualifications, History
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Watson, Mark; Nota, Laura; McMahon, Mary – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2015
Herein, the contributions to this special issue and positions the field of child career development in terms of its past, present, and future are considered. There is an initial brief overview of past developments in the field, specifically as described in seminal reviews. The article then considers the present status of and future agenda for the…
Descriptors: Career Development, Children, Educational Policy, Educational Research
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Wang, Greg G.; Sun, Judy Y. – European Journal of Training and Development, 2012
Purpose: This paper seeks to address the recent challenges in the international human resource development (HRD) research and the related methodological strategy. Design/methodology/approach: This inquiry is based on a survey of literatures and integrates various comparative research strategies adopted in other major social science disciplines.…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Research Methodology, Labor Force Development, Human Resources
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Liu, Chunhua; Carraher, David W.; Schliemann, AnalĂșcia D.; Wagoner, Paul – Cognition and Instruction, 2017
In a 1-hour teaching interview, 20 children (aged 7 to 11) discovered how to tell whether objects might be made of the same material by using ratios of measures of weight and size. We examine progress in the children's reasoning about measurement and proportional relations, as well as design features of instruments, materials, and tasks crafted to…
Descriptors: Children, Preadolescents, Measurement, Cognitive Development
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Wen, Zhisheng; Biedron, Adriana; Skehan, Peter – Language Teaching, 2017
Foreign language (FL) aptitude generally refers to a specific talent for learning a foreign or second language (L2). After experiencing a long period of marginalized interest, FL aptitude research in recent years has witnessed renewed enthusiasm across the disciplines of educational psychology, second language acquisition (SLA) and cognitive…
Descriptors: Language Aptitude, Second Language Learning, Linguistic Theory, Educational Psychology
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Kohoutek, Jan – Higher Education Quarterly, 2013
The article adopts a comparative approach to review three periods of theory development in research into higher education policy implementation. Given the conceptual affinity between Cerych and Sabatier's 1986 seminal study into higher education policy implementation and public policy implementation theory, the field of public policy is chosen for…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Public Policy, Educational Policy
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Jenkins, Toby S. – Multicultural Learning and Teaching, 2016
Through the article, I share the theoretical foundations, structure, knowledge acquisition, and outcomes of a cultural leadership course. The process for course development integrates several theories and research methods into practice: L. Dee Fink's Taxonomy of Significant Learning, Feminist Theory, Critical Race Theory, and…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Theories, Feminism, Critical Theory
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Sinclair, Nathalie – North American Chapter of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education, 2017
In this paper I take up the questions posed by the conference organisers with respect to what we have learned and where we are going in technology-based research in mathematics education research. I begin by troubling the metaphors of crossroads and intersections and argue--through a wide range of considerations in relation to past research, to…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Research, Technology Uses in Education, Conferences (Gatherings)
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Ouyang, John Ronghua; Stanley, Nile – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2014
Educational technology is a fast-growing and increasingly developed subject in education during the past 50 years. The focus of the development of its theories and research is oriented into the methods and effectiveness of its implementation. This presentation is reviewing various educational technology related theories, exploring and discussing…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Distance Education
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Ju, Boreum – European Journal of Training and Development, 2019
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to explore the foundational theories in human resource development (HRD) by reviewing the literature from an HRD perspective. The following research questions guide the study: What are the core theories related to adult and professional education, organizational development and strategic HRD? What are the…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Labor Force Development, Adult Education, Professional Education
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Weber-Mayrer, Melissa M.; Piasta, Shayne B.; Yeager Pelatti, Christina – Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education, 2015
Professional development (PD) for early childhood educators has received increased attention as a means of bolstering young children's learning and development. Theory and research indicate that educators' characteristics play roles in both their own learning and that of children; however, little research has explored who participates in PD. This…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, State Programs, Faculty Development, Preschool Teachers
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Fielding, Mark; Vidovich, Lesley – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2017
The phenomenon of internationalisation of education in the twenty-first century has developed more rapidly and has been the subject of more research in higher education than in the schooling sector. This paper conducts a comparative analysis of the perspectives of school leaders, teachers and students about "internationalisation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Global Approach, Secondary Schools, Private Schools
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