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Nakkula, Michael J.; Toshalis, Eric – Harvard Education Press, 2006
Adolescent development research and theory have tremendous potential to inform the work of high school teachers, counselors, and administrators. "Understanding Youth" bridges the gap between adolescent development theory and practice. Nakkula and Toshalis explore how factors such as social class, peer and adult relationships, gender…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, High School Students, Theory Practice Relationship, Social Class
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Alkhaldi, Ali Ata; Oshchepkova, Tamara – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2018
Language is implicated in daily lives, and there are a large and open-ended number of activities (Cook, 2003), which involve language theories (Alkhaldi, 2011). This research analyses the language theories which are involved in the activities of Jordanian language materials. The researchers have chosen a sample from language materials used to…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Linguistic Theory, Instructional Materials, English (Second Language)
Mintrop, Rick – Harvard Education Press, 2016
At the heart of the effort to enact and scale up successful school reforms is the need for more robust links between research and practice. One promising approach is design development, a methodology widely used in other fields and only recently adapted to education, which offers a disciplined process for identifying practical problems, assessing…
Descriptors: Educational Improvement, Equal Education, Case Studies, Research and Development
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Choi, Jaehwa; Kim, HeeKyoung; Pak, Seohong – Journal of Educational Issues, 2018
The recent interests in research in the assessment field have been rapidly shifting from decision-maker-centered assessments to learner-centered assessments (i.e., diagnostic and/or formative assessments). In particular, it is a very important research topic in this field to analyze how these learner-centered assessments are developed more…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Evaluation, High School Students, Foreign Countries
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Brown, Alexis Carmela – Dialogic Pedagogy, 2016
Literacy and language development is a central aspect of educational theory and practice. One area of literacy and language research that has had a lot of attention is dialogic teaching (Bakhtin, 1984; Freire, 1970; Murphey, Wilkinson, Soter, Hennessey, & Alexander, 2009; Reznitskaya & Gregory, 2013). However, there is limited research on…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Teaching Methods, Discourse Analysis, Video Technology
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Hartung, Paul J. – Career Development Quarterly, 2010
A review of the 2009 career counseling and development literature indicates that the field remains vital, vibrant, valid, and viable precisely 100 years after its founding. Using the field's 4 fundamental traditions of person-environment fit, life-span development, social cognition, and constructivism-social constructionism as lenses for…
Descriptors: Constructivism (Learning), Social Cognition, Career Counseling, Literature Reviews
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Stapleton, Sarah Riggs – Journal of Environmental Education, 2015
This article uses sociocultural identity theory to explore how practice, action, and recognition can facilitate environmental identity development. Recognition, a construct not previously explored in environmental identity literature, is particularly examined. The study is based on a group of diverse teens who traveled to South Asia to participate…
Descriptors: Sociocultural Patterns, Global Education, Environmental Education, Climate
Blackstock, Alan, Ed.; Straight, Nathan, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2015
Synchronous technologies, particularly interactive video conferencing (IVC), are becoming common modes of teaching and delivering college courses. The increasing popularity of IVC in the U.S. and abroad calls for more pedagogically effective practices for instructors using this technology. This volume focuses on innovative and proven approaches to…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Theory Practice Relationship, Technology Uses in Education
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Almeida, Sylvia; Cutter-Mackenzie, Amy – Australian Journal of Environmental Education, 2011
What is distinctive or indistinctive about environmental education in schools and other formal education settings in India? In essence, what is the "ness" of environmental education in the Indian education system? Our responses to these important questions form the focus of this paper, shedding light on the historical, present and future…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Foreign Countries, Environmental Research
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Watterson, Nancy L.; Rademacher, Nicholas; Mace, Darryl C. – Journal of College and Character, 2012
This article examines relational ways of knowing--a concept both broad and deep--as a strategy we have infused throughout our design of one first-year Living and Learning Community (LLC). As outlined here, the authors teach faith as relationship; justice as being in just relationship with others, research as the concept of putting ideas in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Communities of Practice, Metacognition, Citizenship Responsibility
Thevenin, Benjamin Joseph – ProQuest LLC, 2012
As media literacy is a growing field, there exist a number of distinct approaches to media education with varied political significance. Approaches such as protectionism, media arts education, and critical media literacy draw upon diverse theoretical traditions. Often overlooked in these traditions is the Critical Theory of the Frankfurt School.…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Journalism Education, Critical Theory, High School Students
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Alfrey, Laura; Gard, Michael – Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 2014
Despite extensive critique, the teaching of Health and Physical Education (HPE) continues to be characterised by individualised and performative ideologies which are reflected in part by a continued focus upon fitness testing. There has been little attempt, however, to explore Australian HPE teachers' thoughts and reasoning for its privileged…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Health Education
Spycher, Pamela, Ed.; Haynes, Erin F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Multilingual students, multidialectal students, and students learning English as an additional language constitute a substantial and growing demographic in the United States. But these groups of students tend to receive unequal access to and inadequate instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), with their…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Cultural Differences, Multilingualism, Language Usage
Gore, Paul A., Jr., Ed.; Carter, Louisa P., Ed. – National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2011
Offering a primer on action research methodologies and examples of practice, "Students in Transition: Research and Practice in Career Development" responds to a dual challenge facing career development educators--designing cutting-edge career development interventions and demonstrating their effectiveness. Overviews of quantitative and qualitative…
Descriptors: Program Design, Action Research, Research Methodology, Apprenticeships
Kemple, James; Nathanson, Lori; Villavicencio, Adriana; Duval, John – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2012
The Research Alliance for New York City Schools is committed to conducting rigorous, non-partisan research studies on topics that matter to the city's public schools. One of the core functions of the Research Alliance is to conduct research in collaboration with other researchers at NYU, at other universities, and at other organizations across the…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Expertise, Higher Education, Partnerships in Education
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