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Pijnacker, Judith; Vervloed, Mathijs P. J.; Steenbergen, Bert – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2012
Children with congenital visual impairment have been reported to be delayed in theory of mind development. So far, research focused on first-order theory of mind, and included mainly blind children, whereas the majority of visually impaired children is not totally blind. The present study set out to explore whether children with a broader range of…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Figurative Language, Theory of Mind, Blindness
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Daley, Barbara J.; Conceicao, Simone C. O.; Mina, Liliana; Altman, Brian A.; Baldor, Maria; Brown, James – Human Resource Development Review, 2010
The purpose of this integrative literature review is to summarize research on concept mapping and to offer ideas on how concept mapping can facilitate practice, research, and theory development within human resource development. In this review, more than 300 articles, written in both English and Spanish, presented at two different concept mapping…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Labor Force Development, Literature Reviews, Research Methodology
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Graf, Edith Aurora; Fife, James H.; Howell, Heather; Marquez, Elizabeth – ETS Research Report Series, 2018
In this report, we discuss background research on the development of student understanding of quadratic functions and present a provisional learning progression for quadratic functions and quadratic equations. We also describe task shells that are linked to the learning progression. The learning progression and task shells can be used as a…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Mathematical Concepts, Equations (Mathematics), Mathematics Instruction
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Roy, Amanda L. – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2018
Developmental science has recognized the import of ecological theory and research in furthering understanding of development in context. However, despite the fact that ecological and intersectional theory share points of commonality, few researchers to date have attempted to integrate these perspectives. This manuscript addresses this gap and…
Descriptors: Developmental Psychology, Interdisciplinary Approach, Ecological Factors, Neighborhoods
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Payne, Phillip G. – Journal of Environmental Education, 2018
The final part of this Special Issue (SI) of "The Journal of Environmental Education" presents: (1) an empirically informed outline of a nascent practice theory of ecopedagogy as/in scapes; and (2) a conceptual-philosophical frame for continued research, inquiry, and critique into ecopedagogy as/in scapes. In so doing, it demonstrates…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Ecology, Theories, Educational Research
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McMahon, Mary; Bimrose, Jenny; Watson, Mark – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2010
This paper considers women's career development and the potential contribution of career development theory, research, practice and policy in advancing a social inclusion agenda. In particular, the paper focuses on older women in the contexts of an ageing population, labour market shortages and Australia's social inclusion agenda. Supporting young…
Descriptors: Females, Labor Market, Foreign Countries, Career Development
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Moody, Stephanie; Hu, Xueyan; Kuo, Li-Jen; Jouhar, Mohammed; Xu, Zhihong; Lee, Sungyoon – Education Sciences, 2018
Much is known about the impact of vocabulary instruction on reading skills, word knowledge, and reading comprehension. However, knowledge of the underlying theories that guide vocabulary instruction and their potential impact on teachers' performance and/or students' achievement has not been investigated. In this content analysis, articles…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Learning Strategies, Instructional Program Divisions, Receptive Language
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Wigger, J. Bradley – Religious Education, 2016
Theory-of-mind research has been carried out for over three decades, examining the ways children understand the minds of others--their perspectives, intentions, desires, and knowledge. Since the early 21st century, theory-of-mind studies have begun exploring the ways in which children think and reason about the minds--not only of ordinary, visible…
Descriptors: Theory of Mind, Children, Cognitive Development, Religious Education
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Evers, Colin W.; Lakomski, Gabriele – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2015
The purpose of this paper is to outline some new developments in a mature research program that sees administrative theory as cohering with natural science and uses a coherence theory of epistemic justification to shape the content and structure of administrative theory. Three main developments are discussed. First, the paper shows how to deal…
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Leadership, Theories, Decision Making
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Kim, Eunjeong; Oliver, J. Steve; Kim, Young Ae – School Science and Mathematics, 2019
The goal of this article is to inform professional understanding regarding preservice science teachers' knowledge of engineering and the engineering design process. Originating as a conceptual study of the appropriateness of "knowledge as design" as a framework for conducting science teacher education to support learning related to…
Descriptors: Engineering, Engineering Education, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers
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Nguyen, Huu Cuong – Management in Education, 2019
This study investigates professional development among educational policy-makers, institutional leaders and teachers. Through a synthesis of associated literature, this study identified a large number of articles focusing on professional development among teachers and lecturers. However, only a few studies on professional development among leaders…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Educational Policy, Educational Administration, Administrators
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Perez, Rosemary J. – Journal of College Student Development, 2019
The perspectives undergirding student development theory have evolved over time, yet few scholars have examined how various paradigms influence a specific developmental theory. In this literature review, I explored how constructivism, social constructionism, critical paradigms, and critical constructivism have shaped the study of self-authorship.…
Descriptors: Models, Individual Development, Constructivism (Learning), Student Attitudes
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Coley, John D.; Tanner, Kimberly – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2015
Research and theory development in cognitive psychology and science education research remain largely isolated. Biology education researchers have documented persistent scientifically inaccurate ideas, often termed "misconceptions," among biology students across biological domains. In parallel, cognitive and developmental psychologists…
Descriptors: Intuition, Misconceptions, Biology, Science Instruction
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lisahunter, – Sport, Education and Society, 2019
Physical education, or HPE, is arguably a very queer space not only in the daily practices between students and teachers in schools but also in the broader field. This paper explores theoretical interactions with the HPE field in terms of the development and employment of queer theory, and links between associated sexualities and pedagogy research…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Social Theories, Homosexuality, Health Education
Shurer, Kathryn Brooke Ashley – ProQuest LLC, 2016
More U.S. college students study abroad in the U.K. than any other destination in the world (Institute for International Education, 2015). Unfortunately, there is a significant gap in empirical knowledge about their experiences. This is likely due to a common assumption that students within culturally similar contexts should enjoy easier…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Study Abroad, Interviews, Student Attitudes
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