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Leary, Heather; Severance, Samuel – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2018
Education researchers have sought to address the divide between research and persistent problems of practice faced by educators through technology, pedagogy, and methodology innovations (Anderson & Shattuck, 2012; Mishra & Koehler, 2007; Richey, 1998). Barriers to the successful development and implementation of technological innovations…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Partnerships in Education, Barriers, Expertise
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Dimmock, Clive – Professional Development in Education, 2016
This paper argues the need for coherent, holistic frameworks offering insightful understandings as well as viable, connected and synergistic solutions to schools in addressing pressing problems arising from the acknowledged gaps between research, practice and professional development. There is a need to conceptualise a comprehensive conceptual…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Theory Practice Relationship, Guidelines, Reflective Teaching
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Vazquez-Bernal, Bartolome; Mellado, Vicente; Jimenez-Perez, Roque; Lenero, M. Carmen Taboada – Science Education, 2012
The processes of change in teachers' practice have been the subject of many studies in educational research. We here describe a case study of long duration (in a course of time of 9 years) that has allowed us to gain some insight into how they occur and the underlying obstacles making the processes so slow. We take the professional development of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Longitudinal Studies, Questionnaires
Erford, Bradley T., Ed. – PRO-ED, Inc., 2016
"Professional School Counseling" is a comprehensive, single source for information about the critical issues facing school counselors today. This third edition of the Handbook integrates and expands on the changes brought about by the ASCA National Model. Revisions to each chapter reflect the influence of the model. Several new chapters…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Teaching Guides, Educational Theories, Educational Practices
Greenwell, Sabrina Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This comparative case study investigated the teaching practices of secondary English language arts teachers who are reading endorsed versus secondary English language arts teachers who are not reading endorsed. Florida Department of Education mandated that all reading teachers, and strongly encouraged all English language arts teachers be reading…
Descriptors: Reading Research, Federal Legislation, Language Arts, Student Motivation
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis – Education Inquiry, 2013
The main goal of this study is to examine the politics of the development of intercultural education policy in Cyprus. More specifically, it examines the content of intercultural policies developed by the state and particularly the Ministry of Education and Culture. In addition, the study focuses on the challenges that may impede the development…
Descriptors: Politics of Education, Educational Policy, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education
Carr, Paul R., Ed.; Zyngier, David, Ed.; Pruyn, Marc, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
As the title of this book suggests, how one understands, perceives and experiences democracy may have a significant effect on how he/she actually engages in, and with, democracy. Within the educational context, this is a key concern, and forms the basis of the research presented in this volume within a critical, comparative analysis. The Global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Justice, Preservice Teacher Education, Educational Change
Jacques, Catherine; Weber, Gretchen; Bosso, David; Olson, Derek; Bassett, Katherine – American Institutes for Research, 2016
This report is the second in a series from a collaboration of nine leading organizations working to advance teaching and elevate the profession. For years, education leaders have sought to pinpoint how teachers become effective in order to better leverage teachers' impact on student learning and improve student outcomes. Teacher leadership is…
Descriptors: Teacher Leadership, Leadership Role, Instructional Improvement, Teacher Characteristics
Hasson, Julie – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The transition from the comfort of a familiar role, that of teacher, to the discomfort of a new role, that of school administrator, is a transformative process. Transforming oneself requires leaving what is known and venturing into the unknown. Researchers have illuminated women's struggle to attain school leadership positions, but the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Women Administrators, Elementary Schools, Elementary School Teachers
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Bezyak, Jill L.; Kubota, Coleen; Rosenthal, David – Rehabilitation Education, 2010
This study describes certified rehabilitation counselors' attitudes (n=163) about evidence based practice, knowledge and skills related to obtaining and evaluating evidence, use of literature in practice, availability of information, and perceived barriers to evidence-based practice. Responses related to knowledge and skills were mixed with strong…
Descriptors: Evidence, Barriers, Rehabilitation Counseling, Educational Practices
Reinhard, Jessica J. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This qualitative case study of a third-year teacher of intermediate students in a self-contained gifted education classroom uncovers the relationship between knowledge of pedagogical practices from national gifted education standards and their transfer to classroom practice. Ethnographic methods of interviews, field observations, lesson documents,…
Descriptors: Gifted, Teaching Experience, Theory Practice Relationship, Qualitative Research
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers
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Tekleselassie, Abebayehu A. – Educational Research and Reviews, 2006
For many years, university based educational research has been blamed for being dominated by positivistic research tradition at the near exclusion of field based ethnographic work. Several findings have also portrayed this domination among the major explanations for practitioners' lack of interest in educational research literature. With the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Research Utilization
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Forman, Susan G.; Shapiro, Edward S.; Codding, Robin S.; Gonzales, Jorge E.; Reddy, Linda A.; Rosenfield, Sylvia A.; Sanetti, Lisa M. H.; Stoiber, Karen C. – School Psychology Quarterly, 2013
The APA Division 16 Working Group on Translating Science to Practice contends that implementation science is essential to the process of translating evidence-based interventions (EBIs) into the unique context of the schools, and that increasing attention to implementation will lead to the improvement of school psychological services and school…
Descriptors: School Psychology, Program Implementation, Barriers, Fidelity
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DiGisi, Lori L. – Journal of Literacy Research, 2010
The International Reading Association's Position Statement on Young Adolescents' Literacy Learning states, "It is during the middle years of schooling that most students refine their reading preferences, become sophisticated readers of informational text, and lay the groundwork for the lifelong reading habit." As the National Assessment of…
Descriptors: Reading Habits, Adolescents, Literacy, Reading Instruction
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