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Kelly-Williams, Suzette; Berson, Ilene R.; Berson, Michael J. – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Early childhood education has a role to play in constructing a sustainable society. In particular, increasing global attention has focused on how early childhood may help alleviate poverty among children and their families and promote economic growth. Part of this discourse involves the use of technology as a means to improve the quality of early…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Early Childhood Education
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Çoklar, Ahmet Naci; Yurdakul, Isil Kabakçi – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Teachers are important providers of educational sustainability. Teachers' ability to adapt themselves to rapidly developing technologies applicable to learning environments is connected with technology integration. The purpose of this study is to investigate teachers' technology integration experiences in the course of learning and teaching…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Teacher Attitudes
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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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Bogdanova, Ruta; Šilina, Maruta; Renigere, Ruta – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
In the 21st century, numerous complex challenges in education and health care have come to the fore, among them: 1) how to implement the ecological approach in the education process and health care practice; 2) how to implement study programmes in line with the education trends for "sustainable development" and the process of formation…
Descriptors: Ecology, Educational Methods, Health Services, Content Analysis
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Wiseman, Martin; O'Gorman, Shannon – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
This article describes one school's response to the inclusion and education of refugee and asylum seeker students within a mainstream educational setting. Australian government statistics released on 31 March 2016 stated that there were presently 50 children being held on Nauru, 17 children held in detention on the mainland and 317 children held…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Refugees, Access to Education, Barriers
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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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Mohamad Saifudin, Mohamad Saleh – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Considering the massive environmental problems occurring in Malaysia, the media and the ENGOs are said to play pivotal roles in delivering environmental information to the mass society in order to increase their awareness, knowledge and practices towards the environment and sustainability. This study sought to shed the light on the type of roles…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Nongovernmental Organizations, Conservation (Environment), Sustainability
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Šlahova, Aleksandra; Volonte, Ilze; Cacka, Maris – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Creative imagination is a psychic process of creating a new original image, idea or art work based on the acquired knowledge, skills, and abilities as well as on the experience of creative activity. The best of all primary school learners' creative imagination develops at the lessons of visual art, aimed at teaching them to understand what is…
Descriptors: Correlation, Creativity, Imagination, Visual Arts
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Miedema, Siebren – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Neo-liberal voices are still very strong in education broadly speaking and have a marginalizing impact on normative pedagogies like religious, worldview, moral and civic education. But there are clear and hopeful signs that pedagogy is coming back. After sketching the current situation and its antecedents, the author addresses the views and ideas…
Descriptors: Instruction, General Education, World Views, Foreign Countries
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Irajzad, Fatemeh; Shahriari, Hesamoddin – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
Supportive teacher-student relationships play a significant role in the trajectory of students' academic life. Teachers may use various strategies to improve this relationship, one of which is teacher stroke (teacher encouragement). The stroking behavior of teachers might be influenced by several factors, including the socioeconomic status (SES)…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, Socioeconomic Status, Females, Teacher Student Relationship
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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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Svalfors, Ulrika – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
This article discusses different interpretations of sustainable development in education and if different interpretations of the concept are implemented in Curriculum, with the Swedish Curriculum of Upper Secondary School as an example. According to Agenda 21 sustainable development should be implemented in a multidimensional way. In 2011, a new…
Descriptors: Sustainable Development, Secondary School Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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Hartman, Rita J.; Johnston, Elizabeth; Hill, Marty – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
A descriptive case study approach is employed using a content analysis of the blogs of 36 school leaders who took part in the 2016-2017 Shadow a Student Challenge project and follow up interviews of five of the school leaders. This research was used to explore and describe how an empathetic design approach provided a greater vantage point for…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Educational Change, School Culture, Empathy
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Franzenburg, Geert – Discourse and Communication for Sustainable Education, 2017
When compared to education with children, adolescents and students, adult education has particular opportunities and challenges, depending on stronger biographical influences: adults have developed their own learning style and learning competence and apart from more formal learning opportunities facilitated through digital learning and/or learning…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Sustainability, Transformative Learning, Educational History
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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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