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Fishman, Barry J.; Penuel, William R.; Allen, Anna-Ruth; Cheng, Britte Haugan; Sabelli, Nora – Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, 2013
This chapter presents an introduction to design-based implementation research (DBIR). We describe the need for DBIR as a research approach that challenges educational researchers and practitioners to transcend traditional research/practice barriers to facilitate the design of educational interventions that are effective, sustainable, and scalable.…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Instructional Design, Educational Research, Intervention
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Brown, Jacqueline A.; Watanabe, Yayoi; Lee, Dong Hun; McIntosh, Kent – School Psychology International, 2016
To engage in a comparison of school psychology research and practice in eastern and western countries, the current study sought to identify key themes that have influenced the field of school psychology in East Asian countries. Forty-six leading school psychology professionals in Japan, Hong Kong, South Korea, Thailand, and Taiwan provided their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Psychology, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices
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Abramo, Joseph Michael; Campbell, Mark Robin – Arts Education Policy Review, 2016
This article develops criteria for the selection, professional development, and assessment of cooperating teachers through four "notions." These notions suggest that cooperating teachers might (1) possess knowledge of educational theory and practice; (2) understand the importance of context in education; (3) understand narrative's role…
Descriptors: Music Teachers, Teacher Selection, Cooperating Teachers, Student Teachers
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Mensah, Felicia Moore – Theory Into Practice, 2013
This article discusses how issues of diversity and equity are addressed in the preparation of science teachers who are charged with teaching diverse students in schools. Highlighting examples from my own teaching and research and other studies in education, I frame this article in terms of a broad application of theory in science teacher…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Student Diversity, Science Instruction, Science Teachers
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Templeton, Lindsey; O'Meara, KerryAnn – Journal of Faculty Development, 2018
The ADVANCE Leadership Fellows Program at the University of Maryland is a yearlong professional development program for faculty aspiring to or recently engaged in leadership roles. Data shows an increase in participants' sense of agency to become academic leaders following the program. We use a comprehensive data set, including program…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Faculty Development, Teacher Leadership, Leadership Role
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Sumari, Melati; Baharudin, Dini Farhana – International Journal for the Advancement of Counselling, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine the experiences of learning and consequent development of twelve students enrolled in a four-year undergraduate counselling program at a higher institution of learning in Malaysia. The students' ages ranged from 20 to 24 years. Participants outlined their learning experiences after taking a three-credit…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Counselor Training, Learning Experience
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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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Appleby, Yvon; Hillier, Yvonne – Studies in Continuing Education, 2012
This paper discusses the contribution that practice-research networks can make to support critical professional development in the Learning and Skills sector in England. By practice-research networks we mean groups or networks which maintain a connection between research and professional practice. These networks stem from the philosophy of…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Action Research, Adult Education, Foreign Countries
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Sim, Timothy; Austin, Michael; Abdullah, Fazlin; Chan, Tak Mau Simon; Chok, Martin; Ke, Cui; Epstein, Irwin; Fisher, Mike; Joubert, Lynette; Julkunen, Ilse; Ow, Rosaleen; Uggerhøj, Lars; Wang, Samuel; Webber, Martin; Wong, Keith; Yliruka, Laura – Research on Social Work Practice, 2019
This statement on social work practice research highlights the contributions of scholars, practitioners, and conference participants in the Fourth International Conference on Practice Research (ICPR) in 2017, hosted by The Hong Kong Polytechnic University in May 2017. It focuses on the contexts and challenges of carrying out practice research in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Caseworkers, Social Work, Research and Development
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Gaševic, Dragan; Kovanovic, Vitomir; Joksimovic, Srecko – Learning: Research and Practice, 2017
The field of learning analytics was founded with the goal to harness vast amounts of data about learning collected by the extensive use of technology. After the early formation, the field has now entered the next phase of maturation with a growing community who has an evident impact on research, practice, policy, and decision-making. Although…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Analysis, Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship
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McGrath, Helen; O'Toole, Thomas – Action Learning: Research and Practice, 2016
This paper applies an action research (AR) design and action learning (AL) approach to network capability development in an entrepreneurial context. Recent research suggests that networks are a viable strategy for the entrepreneurial firm to overcome the liabilities associated with newness and smallness. However, a gap emerges as few, if any,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Entrepreneurship, Action Research
Lynch, Matthew – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Educational administrators know that leadership requires hundreds of judgments each day that require a sensitivity and understanding of various leadership strategies. Bridging the gap between the academic and practical world, "A Guide to Effective School Leadership Theories" provides an exploration of ten dominant leadership strategies to give…
Descriptors: Leadership Effectiveness, Instructional Leadership, Administrators, Educational Administration
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Rabinowicz, Susan; Ray, Sharon – Infants and Young Children, 2018
Knowledge translation (KT) provides a lens to examine the process of moving research-informed knowledge into early intervention practice (P. Sudsawad, 2007). The process of KT entails cognitive, affective, and behavioral stages that are mediated by factors intrinsic and extrinsic to the practitioner. Facilitators and barriers to this process may…
Descriptors: Information Dissemination, Knowledge Management, Theory Practice Relationship, Early Intervention
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Mokeyeva, Ekaterina V.; Andreeva, Irina N. – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2016
The urgency of the current research devoted to civic and patriotic education of pre-school children is determined by the contradiction between the necessity of civic-patriotic education of children in the current context, their readiness to defend their Motherland and the lack of the development of this issue both in pedagogical theory and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Civics, Citizenship Education, Patriotism
Chavez, Kathryn J. – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This study investigated two questions: a) What is the relationship between reflection and professional development? and b) What is the role of reflection in teachers' instructional decision-making? Teachers are often conflicted by competing theories (e.g. behaviorist vs. constructivist) and principles (progressives vs. essentialists) at both…
Descriptors: Reflection, Faculty Development, Decision Making, Conflict
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