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Goel, Sanjay – Online Submission, 2011
Engineering educators are often not familiar with the theories and research findings of educational psychology, adult development, curriculum design, and instruction design. Even the published research in engineering/computing education does not sufficiently leverage this body of knowledge. Often in the educational reports and recommendations by…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, Learning Processes, Adult Development, Curriculum Design
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Ling, Lee Kar – Higher Learning Research Communications, 2013
The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of the use of bilingual teaching and learning methodology for Vietnamese postgraduate students from 2011-2012. Overall, the findings indicated relatively positive outcomes in most of the spectrum evaluated or assessed. These findings were then compared with previous researches and to…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, Correlation
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
Adler, Jill – Mathematics Education Research Group of Australasia, 2015
Linked research and development forms the central pillar of the 5-year Wits Maths Connect Secondary Project in South Africa. Our empirical data emphasised the need for teaching that mediates towards mathematics viewed as a network of scientific concepts, and the development of the notion of 'mathematical discourse in instruction' (MDI), as an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, Scientific Concepts
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McMurray, Sharon; O'Neill, Susan; Thompson, Ross – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2016
This paper considers an innovative model of continuing professional development in addressing the needs of children with literacy difficulties, namely the Special Educational Needs Continuing Professional Development Literacy Project. Stranmillis University College, in partnership with St Mary's University College, Belfast secured £4.06 million…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Models, Special Education, Foreign Countries
Jalkanen, Juha; Laakkonen, Ilona – European Association for Computer-Assisted Language Learning (EUROCALL), 2012
Despite the national strategies and major efforts to promote pedagogical use of ICTs in education, training programs for in-service teachers have often failed to develop sustainable pedagogical practice. For sustainable development, teachers need to be offered opportunities to explore the role of technology in relation to their concept of language…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Sustainable Development, Expertise, Language Teachers
Barowy, William; Thormann, Joan – Online Submission, 2008
Recent work integrating Cultural-Historical Activity Theory (CHAT) with Systemic Functional Linguistics (SFL) forms a basis for systematizing action research in higher education. This basis strengthens what are often otherwise its methodological weaknesses, namely, the disconnection between analysis and subsequent plans for action and the…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Educational Research, Action Research, Organizational Change
Susanto, Eko; Novitasari, Yuni – Online Submission, 2014
This article is a testimony of the results of practical experience and literacy studies on group counseling and group counseling. Since 1905 as the beginning of develop the group acknowledged that the approach is often effective to create an atmosphere that therapy can help people solve problems. Not only that certain groups are also often used…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Group Counseling, Group Activities, Models
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Madden, Brooke – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2017
This paper explores the experiences of nine Indigenous and ally early career teachers who completed university coursework and/or professional development on the topic of Indigenous education (IE). Teachers participated in a series of three or four individual interviews focused on how targeted teacher education, and transitions into educational…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Beginning Teachers, Professional Identity, Teacher Education Programs
2001
This symposium on career development issues consists of three presentations. "Career Development: What Is Its Role in Human Resource Development (HRD)?" (Mary Allyn Boudreaux) explores the role of career development theory and research in the field of HRD. Definitions of HRD are provided, and the status of career theory and research and its…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Change, Career Development, Definitions
Vujicic, Lidija – Online Submission, 2008
Within the context of research called "Changing the culture of educational institutions--a way to qualitative changes in preschool education", implemented within a three year period and, because of the needs of this work, this paper reports the results of the research performed in the first year. The work was carried out with emphases on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Reflective Teaching
Campbell, Maria – National Academy for Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (NJ1), 2009
In the context of Ireland's changing demographics, this paper explores the importance of pedagogic research in informing both philosophies and pedagogical practices in Initial Teacher Education (ITE) which endeavours to facilitate student teachers' engagement with the teaching and learning process in Ireland's multicultural classrooms. By…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Teaching Methods, Preservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries
2002
This document contains four papers on organization development and human resources. "Identification of Key Predictors of Rapid Change Adaptation in a Service Organization" (Constantine Kontoghiorghes, Carol Hansen) reports on the results of an exploratory study, which suggests that rapid change adaptation will be more likely to occur in…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adjustment (to Environment), Adoption (Ideas), Adult Learning
2002
This document contains three papers from a symposium on emotional intelligence, identity salience, and metaphors in human resource development (HRD). "Applying Client and Consultant Generated Metaphors in HRD: Lessons from Psychotherapy" (Darren Short) reviews some techniques that psychotherapists have devised for using their own…
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Behavior Change, Consultants, Educational Practices
Banks, Claretha H.; Wang, Jia; Zheng, Wei; McLean, Laird – Online Submission, 2007
The challenge of combining research and practice in HRD [Human Resource Development] led to continuing debate concerning who are scholar-practitioners and how they combine research and practice in the workplace. A study of seven scholar-practitioners provides some answers for HRD scholar-practitioners on connecting research and practice. The…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Human Resources, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship
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