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Schwarz, Baruch B.; de Groot, Reuma; Mavrikis, Manolis; Dragon, Toby – International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning, 2015
In this paper, we identify "Learning to Learn Together" (L2L2) as a new and important educational goal. Our view of L2L2 is a substantial extension of "Learning to Learn" (L2L): L2L2 consists of learning to collaborate to successfully face L2L challenges. It is inseparable from L2L, as it emerges when individuals face problems…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Computer Uses in Education, Reflection, Learner Engagement
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Trayes, Jan; Harre, Niki; Overall, Nickola C. – Journal of Adolescent Research, 2012
Stage Challenge is a performing arts competition for New Zealand secondary schools. This longitudinal study used observations, repeated questionnaires, informal conversations, and a graffiti board to follow the 5-month experience of a student-led girls' team aged 10 to 17 years (n = 103). The focus was on the quality of their experience and what…
Descriptors: Theater Arts, Integrity, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
Da Giau, Danielle Mary – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The concept of conflict is replete in today's world and is a concept upon much social studies instruction is built, beginning in New Jersey's fourth-grade classrooms with the study of the American Revolution. Many elementary schoolteachers approach the teaching of social studies without subject-area certification and without subject-area materials…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Elementary School Teachers, Grade 4, Teacher Attitudes
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Peers, Chris; Fleer, Marilyn – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2014
The implementation in 2009-10 of the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF) spearheaded the efforts of the Australian Commonwealth government to institute a national curriculum. The theme of the new early childhood framework follows three guiding concepts: Belonging, Being and Becoming. In this article, we discuss these three concepts in order to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Early Childhood Education, Teaching Methods
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Vandenabeele, Bart – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2008
One of the most complex issues in Kant's "Critique of Judgment" is the aesthetic judgment's claim to universal validity and shareability. Kant is not very clear about the exact status of this claim. Kant's distinction between the beautiful and the sublime only complicates the matter, since the universal shareability of the judgment of the sublime…
Descriptors: Value Judgment, Aesthetics, Validity
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Nielsen, Klaus; Dalgaard, Susanne; Madsen, Sarah – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2011
In recent years, therapeutic techniques have played an increasingly significant role in Danish educational thinking. One way in which this therapeutic thinking discloses itself is in the ever-growing use of educational-therapeutic games as part of the educational practice. Inspired by Foucault, we argue that educational-therapeutic games can be…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Educational Theories, Intimacy, Educational Practices
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Abu-Shomar, Ayman M. – Advances in Language and Literary Studies, 2015
Negotiating human conditions is an emblematic critical impetus of diaspora informed by multiple cultural possibilities practiced through the creation of multiple spaces that cross the realm of the "self" to that of the "other." It offers a locale to cross from the oppressed "self" to an understanding of an oppressor…
Descriptors: Novels, United States Literature, Politics, Intimacy
Park, Chong Myung – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study is to develop an understanding of the ways in which educational experiences might differ between a regional vocational technical high school (RVTH) and short-term career-training programs. A particular regional vocational technical high school was selected for its outstanding academic records and placement rates, and a…
Descriptors: Vocational High Schools, Health Occupations, Career Education, Case Studies
Ingman, Benjamin Charles – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study is an investigation of the adventure education (AE) experience with particular attention to what happens during the AE experience, the meanings participants ascribe to the experience, how personal backgrounds and institutional cultures coalesce in AE, and the significance of the AE experience for schooling. These topics are explored…
Descriptors: Adventure Education, Educational Experience, Background, Observation
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Joseph, Dawn – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2013
Australia is proud of its rich and varied array of the Arts depicting a range of cultural diversity formed by ongoing migration. Although the complex issues of dance, culture and identity are interconnected, forming a multicultural society in Australia, dance education is a powerful platform to transmit and promote togetherness where understanding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dance Education, Multicultural Education, Student Teacher Attitudes
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McCuaig, Louise; Öhman, Marie; Wright, Jan – Sport, Education and Society, 2013
Drawing on research conducted in Australian Health' and Physical Education (HPE) and Swedish Physical Education and Health (PEH), this paper demonstrates the analytic possibilities of Foucault's notion of pastoral power to reveal the moral and ethical work conducted by HPE/PEH teachers in producing healthy active citizens. We use the pastoral…
Descriptors: Moral Development, Ethical Instruction, Ethics, Physical Education Teachers
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van Klaveren, Chris; van den Brink, Henriette Maassen – Social Indicators Research, 2007
If partners derive utility from joint leisure time, it is expected that they will coordinate their work schedules in order to increase the amount of joint leisure. In order to control for differences in constraints and selection effects, this paper uses a new matching procedure, providing answers to the following questions: (1) Do partners…
Descriptors: Working Hours, Leisure Time, Interpersonal Relationship, Time Management
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MacAllister, James; Thorburn, Malcolm – Journal of Pedagogy, 2014
In this article we analyse the central role that the body plays in John MacMurray's account of learning to be human. As with Merleau-Ponty, MacMurray rejected mind-body dualisms and argued for the need to understand what it means to be a person. Through our analysis we highlight the key principles that characterize MacMurray's philosophy…
Descriptors: Human Body, Friendship, Emotional Response, Sensory Experience
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Lesko, Nancy; Brotman, Jennie S.; Agarwal, Ruchi; Quackenbush, Jaime Lynn – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2010
Sexuality education and HIV/AIDS education are arenas of strong feelings. Emotions make sexuality and health lessons peculiar, "thrown together" lessons, and emotions stick to "childhood innocence", "growing up too fast" and even "jump" in response to visuals, say a used condom on an elementary school playground or a pregnant sophomore in a…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Health Education, Health Activities, Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Johnston, Connie Dianne – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The goal of this study was to describe what motivates adult women enrolled in a community college to pursue higher education. Utilizing profile analysis and multiple regression analyses, this study investigated the extent to which gender, English as a first language, and age predicted the seven factors of the Education Participation Scale (A-form)…
Descriptors: Stimulation, Community Colleges, Student Motivation, Course Content
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