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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
Sampson, James P., Jr., Ed.; Bullock-Yowell, Emily, Ed.; Dozier, V. Casey, Ed.; Osborn, Debra S., Ed.; Lenz, Janet G., Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
This publication is based on the 2016 Society for Vocational Psychology (SVP) Biennial Conference, that was held at the Florida State University on May 16-17, 2016. The conference theme was "Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice in Vocational Psychology." The conference content and the resulting edited book are based on the…
Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Integrated Activities, Theory Practice Relationship, Vocational Education
Lin, Chun-Yi – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to develop an instructional theory for using a class wiki to support collaborative learning in higher education. Although wikis have been identified in theory as one of the most powerful emerging technologies to support collaborative learning, challenges have been revealed in a number of studies regarding student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cooperative Learning, Web Sites, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Flores, Maria Assunção – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2018
The link between theory, practice and research in Initial Teacher Education (ITE) has been widely discussed in international literature. However, more needs to be done in regard to the examination of concrete examples to foster research and teaching practice in existing teacher education programmes. This paper focuses on a practicum model in ITE…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Preservice Teacher Education, Practicums, Democratic Values
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Godwin, Marcia L.; Meek, Jack W. – Teaching Public Administration, 2016
This article outlines how Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Doctor of Public Administration (DPA) programs from one university in the United States approach the integration of theory, research, and practice. The article reviews the historic missions of US public administration programs that focus on the development of public service…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Research, Educational Practices
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Nolan. Kathleen T. – Mathematics Teacher Education and Development, 2018
Through a teacher educator's study of her own practice as a faculty advisor (university supervisor), this paper focuses on studying theory-practice transitions with respect to mathematics pre-service teacher field experience. The purpose of the research study was to disrupt traditional discourses on these theory-practice transitions by…
Descriptors: Teacher Educators, Preservice Teacher Education, Mathematics Teachers, Theory Practice Relationship
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Lyons, Kayley; McLaughlin, Jacqueline E.; Khanova, Julia; Roth, Mary T. – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2017
Cognitive apprenticeship theory emphasizes the process of making expert thinking "visible" to students and fostering the cognitive and meta-cognitive processes required for expertise. The purpose of this review was to evaluate the use of cognitive apprenticeship theory with the primary aim of understanding how and to what extent the…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Health Sciences, Medical Education, Cognitive Processes
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Shawcross, Judith K.; Ridgman, Tom W. – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
This paper reports on a study aiming to develop theory and improve practice within an Engineering Education context. The focus is on the development of students' graduate-level work skills during Higher Education programmes and a specific practice example provided an ideal study opportunity. Engaged Scholarship, a research approach from Management…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Engineering Education, Graduate Students, Skill Development
Zambo, Debby – Educational Action Research, 2014
Educational leaders are enrolling in second-generation education doctorate (EdD) programs because these are allowing them to remain in the field as they pursue their degree and perform action research within their workplace. As part of degree requirements, students in these programs are challenged to cross the theory-to-practice divide. However,…
Descriptors: Action Research, Doctoral Dissertations, Theory Practice Relationship, Education Majors
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Marcondes, Maria Inês; Finholdt Angelo Leite, Vânia; Karl Ramos, Rosane – European Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
The main goal of this paper is to discuss initial teacher education in the Brazilian context, by presenting three educational experiences that prioritise the connection between theory, practice and research in initial teacher education. The paper is the result of a literature review and a document analysis. The theoretical framework for this paper…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Experience, Educational Research, Preservice Teacher Education
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Rachford, Jennifer L.; Brown, Travis M.; Sambolin, Hector L., Jr.; Seligman, Lenny – New Directions for Institutional Research, 2017
This chapter demonstrates the complexity of pedagogical and curricular change as it unfolds through several overlapping phases of increasingly coordinated reflection and action around STEM initiatives at Pomona College. It argues for a networked model of research and practice, drawing on theory and lessons from improvement science and highlighting…
Descriptors: Small Colleges, Institutional Research, Systems Development, STEM Education
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Knight, Rupert – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2015
Integrating theoretical knowledge within teacher education has often been portrayed as difficult, with previous studies reporting student teachers' ambivalence, or even scepticism, about the value of research findings and theory to classroom practice. Moreover, the nature of teachers' professional knowledge is itself uncertain and highly complex.…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Teachers, Student Teacher Attitudes, Theory Practice Relationship
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Dixon, Deirdre P.; Wales, Ana Maia; Pennington, Julia R.; Calega, Shannon – Management Teaching Review, 2019
The social change model (SCM) of leadership development defines all students as potential leaders. Service acts as a powerful means for developing leadership skills within our students. After the 20th anniversary celebration by the International Leadership Association of the SCM, the authors wanted to illustrate how practice can inform research as…
Descriptors: Social Change, Leadership Training, Program Descriptions, Theory Practice Relationship
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Waege, Kjersti; Haugalokken, Ove K. – Journal of Education for Teaching: International Research and Pedagogy, 2013
This article, based on the analysis of responses given by 27 students in initial teacher education, gives an account of how education theory can be conceived by students as relevant to their teaching practice. Research on teacher education in many countries has revealed that students regard theory and practice to be inconsistent or to belong to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Theories
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Decker, Amber – Community College Journal of Research and Practice, 2013
This article reflects how the student development theories of William Perry and Robert Kegan are useful in understanding the student behaviors in community and technical colleges. Leaders of these organizations must incorporate theory-based practices in order to promote a student-centered culture. Examples are given as illustrations of how…
Descriptors: Student Development, Student Behavior, Community Colleges, Educational Theories
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