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Geikina, Laima; Balode, Dace – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
This article is part of broader research on "The Interrelationship of Theology and Praxis in the Context of Sustainable Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue"1 in which we explore two essential concepts: sustainability and interreligious dialogue. We have narrowed this broader topic to study how facilitation of students' spirituality…
Descriptors: Spiritual Development, Global Approach, Theological Education, Religious Education
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Guanio-Uluru, Lykke – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
How can student-teachers learn efficient ways to encourage sustainability thinking in their pupils and fulfil the competence aims on sustainability outlined in national subject curriculums as a response to UNESCO's programme on Education for Sustainable Development, ESD? The core hypothesis of this project was that tailored literature circles,…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Preservice Teachers, Teaching Methods
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Özsoy, Emrah; Uslu, Osman – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of faculty culture perceptions of students on their academic achievement. Within the scope of the study, academic achievement was measured only with the Grade Point Average (GPA). Cultural perceptions were measured through organizational structure, commitment, symbols, power distance, and…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Academic Achievement, Sustainability, Foreign Countries
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Sathithada, Kittiya; Niramitchainont, Poschanan – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2019
E-leadership has not been thoroughly explored, especially in Thai higher educational institutions. This study was conducted in a scenario planning workshop with 20 participants who were administrators, lecturers, staff members, and stakeholders of both Thai public and private higher educational institutions. The aim of this research was to develop…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Stites, Michele L.; Rakes, Christopher R.; Noggle, Amy K.; Shah, Sabrina – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
This mixed methods study examined preservice teacher perceptions of their needs related to inclusion. The study examined 120 early childhood and elementary preservice teachers from two universities, from both general and special education programs. Inclusion has been considered best practice in education for many years; however, how to best…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Inclusion, Teacher Education Programs
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Sundh, Stellan – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
International communication with different digital tools is now established both at universities and in other contexts worldwide. It is therefore relevant to describe how one of these tools is used in higher education. In the present study the focus is on seminars carried out in student-interactive video-conferences on didactic and pedagogical…
Descriptors: Videoconferencing, Intercultural Communication, Foreign Countries, Seminars
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Mehrparvar, Frough; Karimnia, Amin – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Effective teaching is considered to be one of the factors that can facilitate learner achievement. The present study investigated the indicators that constituted good teaching from the perspective of higher-education students at Applied Linguistics departments, Iran. To do this, following a substantial review of the literature, the five major…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Applied Linguistics, Teacher Effectiveness
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Creel, Timothy; Paz, Veronica – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
Sustainability has become an important issue in the world today for both business and society. As accounting faculty members, it is important that we add aspects of sustainability into accounting classrooms to help prepare students for what they will see in the workplace. The article aims to discuss areas for faculty to share with students the…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Sustainability, Accounting, College Faculty
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Mullins, Sara Brooke – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2018
While researchers, educators, state and national organizations, and policy makers are taking strides to help transform traditional mathematics classrooms into inquiry-based classrooms, they fail to address how to bridge the gap between creating discussions to developing mathematical discourse. One key component for producing inquiry-based…
Descriptors: Discourse Communities, Behavior Standards, Social Behavior, Active Learning
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Ates, Deniz; Teksöz, Gaye; Ertepinar, Hamide – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Recent studies indicate that limited understanding about causes and its potential impacts of climate change and fault beliefs by people across different countries of the world including Turkey is a real challenge. Acceptance of climate change as a real threat, believing its existence, and knowing causes and consequences are very significant for…
Descriptors: Climate, Change, Environmental Education, Student Attitudes
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Hiller, Katharina; Reichhart, Barbara – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
The objective of teacher-training at university for political science is the development of professional competencies that enable teachers-in-training to act proficiently in all aspects of civic education. Although there are some studies that focus on civic education for teachers' professional competencies, most of them relate to general…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Competency Based Teacher Education
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Colson, Tori; Sparks, Kelly; Berridge, Gina; Frimming, Renee; Willis, Clarissa – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
With increased emphasis on student achievement in schools, teacher education programs are challenged to meet the demand for highly effective teachers. Ensuring that pre-service teachers feel confident in their ability to teach, prompted one Midwestern University to implement an extended student teaching placement. The idea behind this endeavor was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Self Efficacy, Student Teaching
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Atmaca, Çagla – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Education for sustainable development (ESD) guides and empowers educators to reshape their thinking style and move towards a sustainable future. It has attracted a lot of attention and been studied in different perspectives. However, contextual factors have not been studied in relation to sustainable development for teacher education. Therefore,…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Sustainable Development, Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers
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Tillmanns, Tanja; Holland, Charlotte; Filho, Alfredo Salomão – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
This paper presents the design criteria for Visual Cues--visual stimuli that are used in combination with other pedagogical processes and tools in Disruptive Learning interventions in sustainability education--to disrupt learners' existing frames of mind and help re-orient learners' mind-sets towards sustainability. The theory of Disruptive…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Design Requirements, Visual Aids, Cues
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Silina-Jasjukevica, Gunta; Briška, Ilze – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2016
There is much research and educational practices at all levels of education on how to deal with promoting acceptance and understanding between different cultures. A cultural study forms an important part of shaping intercultural understanding. "The aim" of the research is to analyze an innovative way of incorporating cultural studies in…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Multicultural Education, Intercultural Programs, Teacher Education Programs
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