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Tolsdorf, Yannik; Markic, Silvija – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2018
The Participatory Action Research (PAR) model developed by Eilks and Ralle is very well known in science education. Over the years, many teaching and learning materials have been developed and implemented in German secondary schools using this method. The success of the model encouraged us to adapt it to the university level in order to develop…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Chemistry, Teacher Education
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Lindemann-Matthies, Petra; Remmele, Martin; Yli-Panula, Eija – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2017
This study investigates how well prepared student teachers are to implement species identification in school. Data were collected with the help of a questionnaire and a PowerPoint presentation in which local plant and animal species were presented. Participants (n = 357) correctly identified, on average, 23% of the plants and 44% of the animals.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Teachers, Minimum Competencies, Minimum Competency Testing
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Bauer, Petra; Wiezorek, Christine – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The term "vulnerable families" refers to familial living situations that are considered problematic, with a particular need for socially responsible, professionally provided support. This means of categorising families is extremely ambivalent, indicating not only a need for society to support forms of family life and family achievements,…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Family (Sociological Unit), Case Studies, Social Work
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Loch, Ulrike – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2016
The results of PISA studies over recent years have revealed the social selectivity of the scholastic education system. Based on my empirical research on families with mentally ill parents, I show how, for the children involved, social exclusion begins before they even start school. I also show how parents' mental illness is seen to affect…
Descriptors: Family School Relationship, Family Relationship, Family Needs, Achievement Tests
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Stuckey, Marc; Lippel, Marianne; Eilks, Ingo – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
PROFILES is a project of teacher education and curriculum innovation funded by the FP7-programme of the European Union. The aim of PROFILES is implementing innovative science teaching practices incorporating a societal perspective and compassing inquiry-based science learning. The University of Bremen, Germany, as one of the partners, combines…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Science Instruction, Foreign Countries, Inquiry
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Belova, Nadja; Eilks, Ingo – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
In our everyday lives we are surrounded by advertising in its various forms. Thus in the school context it is not surprising that the issue of advertising is addressed by different subjects, with the main foci being advertising-specific language, images and illustrations, use of stereotypes, strategies of persuasion, etc. But advertising also…
Descriptors: Science Education, Advertising, Communication Skills, Decision Making Skills
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Fischer, Christian; Müller, Kerstin – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
While the focus in Germany was initially on disabled children only, the promotion of gifted and talented children has become increasingly important. Different organisations and institutions, ranging from parents' associations to foundations, offer a large variety of measures catering for the special demands of gifted and talented children,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Gifted, Talent Development, Administrative Organization
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Landhäusser, Sandra; Faas, Stefan; Treptow, Rainer – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2014
Against the background of a European-wide strategy of governance aimed at improving support for parents and families, the following report details the conceptualization and evaluation of a federal state program in Baden-Württemberg (Germany) which was launched in 2008 to encourage family and parent education. Two program components, a voucher…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Education, Family Programs, Federal Programs
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Kuzle, Ana – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
Despite a great deal of research on the benefits of writing in mathematics, writing plays a minimal role, if any, in secondary and tertiary mathematics education. In order for teachers to use writing in their classrooms, they themselves have to experience writing mathematics within the teacher education programme. The present paper reports on a…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Mathematics Education, Word Problems (Mathematics), Preservice Teacher Education
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Burmeister, Mareike; Eilks, Ingo – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
This paper describes the development of a course module on sustainability issues and Education for Sustainable Development in German pre-service chemistry teacher education. The module was inspired by empirical research findings about the knowledge base of student teachers. It was created and cyclically refined using Participatory Action Research.…
Descriptors: Learning Modules, Curriculum Development, Sustainable Development, Preservice Teacher Education
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Mathelitsch, Leopold – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
The role of competencies is discussed with respect to science teaching. In particular, competence models from Germany, Switzerland and Austria are presented and compared. A special topical program, "Competencies in Mathematics and Science Teaching", was started in Austria three years ago. Initial experiences with this program are…
Descriptors: Science Education, Teaching Methods, Teacher Competencies, Program Evaluation
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Rott, Benjamin – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2013
It is well known that the regulation of processes is an important factor in problem solving from Grade 7 to university level (cf. Mevarech & Kramarski, 1997; Schoenfeld, 1985). We do not, however, know much about the problem-solving competencies of younger children (cf. Heinze, 2007, p. 15). Do the results of studies also hold true for…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Grade 5, Metacognition, Cognitive Processes
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Feierabend, Timo; Eilks, Ingo – Center for Educational Policy Studies Journal, 2011
This paper describes a three-year curriculum innovation project on teaching about climate change. The innovation for this study focused on a socio-critical approach towards teaching climate change in four different teaching domains (biology, chemistry, physics and politics). The teaching itself explicitly aimed at general educational objectives,…
Descriptors: Action Research, Participatory Research, Reflection, Interdisciplinary Approach