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Killion, Joellen – Learning Professional, 2017
Joellen Killion is senior advisor to Learning Forward. In each issue of "The Learning Professional", Killion explores a recent research study to help practitioners understand the impact of particular professional learning practices on student outcomes. In this Issue Mary Kennedy conducts a review and analysis of the research on…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Core Curriculum
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Liu, Jiling; Xiang, Ping; Lee, Jihye; Li, Weidong – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2017
The goal of physical education is to instill physical literacy within students. As an important motivation framework, achievement goal theory has been widely used to understand and explain students' cognitive, affective, and behavioral outcomes. In this paper, we reviewed studies examining achievement goals and outcomes in K-12 physical education…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Student Educational Objectives, Elementary Secondary Education, Models
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Niemi, Reetta; Kumpulainen, Kristiina; Lipponen, Lasse – Educational Action Research, 2015
This article is based on a pedagogical action research initiative comprising two research cycles. The study explores what constitutes meaningful experiences in the classroom from the pupils' perspectives and how understanding pupils' perspectives can foster the development of teachers' practical theory and classroom actions. Photography and group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Documentation, Action Research, Student Attitudes
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Lee, Eunbae; Hannafin, Michael J. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2016
Student-centered learning (SCL) identifies students as the owners of their learning. While SCL is increasingly discussed in K-12 and higher education, researchers and practitioners lack current and comprehensive framework to design, develop, and implement SCL. We examine the implications of theory and research-based evidence to inform those who…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Learner Engagement, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Willegems, Vicky; Consuegra, Els; Struyven, Katrien; Engels, Nadine – Educational Research and Evaluation, 2016
This study explores how teacher educators involved in developing collaborative teacher research teams of pre-service and in-service teachers perceive their new role. Ten teacher educators in 9 teams were involved in a 1-year teacher research cycle. Thematic analysis was performed on the transcriptions of audio-taped group sessions, video diaries…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Teacher Role, College Faculty, Teacher Collaboration
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Graves, Kathleen; Garton, Sue – Language Teaching, 2017
This article explores three current, influential English language teaching (ELT) curriculum approaches to the teaching of English in public-sector schools at the primary and secondary level and how the theory of each approach translates into curriculum practice. These approaches are communicative language teaching (CLT), genre-based pedagogy, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Evans, Carol; Waring, Michael; Christodoulou, Andri – Research Papers in Education, 2017
Supporting early career teacher (ECT) research literacy is essential in promoting research-integrated professional practice, however it remains an area in much need of development. This article discusses the importance and process of developing ECTs' research literacy, through establishing strong collaborative links between universities and…
Descriptors: Research Skills, Skill Development, Theory Practice Relationship, College School Cooperation
Marker, Kathryn Christner – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Because data access may be perceived by principals as overwhelming or irrelevant rather than helpful (Wayman, Spikes, & Volonnino, 2013), data access does not guarantee effective data use. The data-based decision making literature has largely focused on teacher use of data, considering less often data-based organizational improvements for the…
Descriptors: Principals, Data Collection, Evaluation Methods, Decision Making
Goos, Merrilyn; Geiger, Vince; Bennison, Anne; Dole, Shelley; Forgasz, Helen – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2017
While measures of research quality are widely accepted in the education research community, there may be less agreement on what constitutes evidence of impact and on where to look for it. The aims of this symposium are to consider some key issues in undertaking the Australian government's national assessment of research engagement and impact, and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Research Methodology, Mathematics Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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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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Salmon, Diane; Gardiner, Wendy – Action in Teacher Education, 2016
The faculty research residency (FRR) model was launched in 2010, with the goal of transforming coursework to improve the preparation of teachers for high-need schools. The FRR model leveraged school-university partnerships and situated university faculty in high-need schools to conduct research related to the university courses they taught. This…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Education, Communities of Practice, Models
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Gallagher, Kathleen – Research in Drama Education, 2016
In this article, the author considers the place of drama in the formal curriculum in Ontario, Canada by considering its position in relation to curriculum theory and the texts that formally articulate it as a discipline to be taught in schools. The drama curriculum in Ontario aims to engage young people in activities and experiences that invite…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Drama, Theater Arts, Curriculum Development
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Angelides, Panayiotis – Globalisation, Societies and Education, 2017
Globalisation has heavily influenced the terrain of intercultural education policy development and implementation in multiple countries around the world. To this end, in this article, we seek to introduce a broader focus of analysis encompassing not only the development of globalised policies of intercultural education, but also the adoption,…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Multicultural Education, Foreign Countries, Global Approach
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Dingfelder, Hilary E.; Mandell, David S. – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2011
There is growing evidence that efficacious interventions for autism are rarely adopted or successfully implemented in public mental health and education systems. We propose applying diffusion of innovation theory to further our understanding of why this is the case. We pose a practical set of questions that administrators face as they decide about…
Descriptors: Evidence, Intervention, Autism, Theory Practice Relationship
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
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