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Rots, Isabel; Aelterman, Antonia – Educational Studies, 2008
This study focuses on the relationship between teacher education and graduates' intended and actual entrance into teaching. Moreover, it explores how this relationship differs for two types of initial teacher training for secondary education. A hypothetical model of graduates' entrance into the teaching profession comprising empirically grounded…
Descriptors: Teaching (Occupation), Labor Market, Graduates, Intention
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Swinson, Jeremy; Harrop, Alex – Educational Studies, 2005
Nineteen teachers took part in a brief, one session, in-service course in which they were trained in behavioural techniques with the main aim of helping them increase their rates of approval contingent upon required behaviours from their pupils and to decrease their rates of disapproval. Subsidiary aims were that the teachers would be enabled to…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Inservice Teacher Education, Foreign Countries, Teachers
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Tam Oi I, Betty; Morrison, Keith – Educational Studies, 2005
Advantages and disadvantages of undergraduates undertaking part-time employment are indicated from the western literature, together with discussion of the nature, amount and effects of part-time employment. A study is reported of a university in China, using a cross-sectional survey which investigates the characteristics of undergraduates holding…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Part Time Employment, Academic Achievement
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Beekhoven, S.; Jong, U. De; Hout, H. Van – Educational Studies, 2004
Students in different living situations are the central issue of this study. Large groups of first-year students not only transfer to a new educational system, but also start to live independently in rooms. The questions we answer, in this paper, are whether the students' living situations affect the integration process and how it is related to…
Descriptors: College Students, College Freshmen, Adjustment (to Environment), College Housing
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Rogers, P. J. – Educational Studies, 1989
Describes some boisterous physical games which might be useful in promoting learning, especially in elementary mathematics classes with the socially disadvantaged. Provides a discussion of Jerome Bruner's theory which undergirds such activities. Presents results of an experiment using these methods with 160 children. Finds the case for using play…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Educational Research, Educational Theories, Elementary Education