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Heaysman, Orna; Tubin, Dorit – Educational Studies, 2019
Innovative teaching is sometimes perceived as opposite of traditional teaching, since it is regarded as student-centred and takes on the form of guided construction. This distinguishing feature led to an expectation that traditional teaching practices will be replaced with innovative ones for the purpose of fostering learning. The goal of the…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Teaching Methods, Conventional Instruction, Secondary Education
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Tarrasch, Ricardo – Educational Studies, 2019
Students in special education teaching and counselling are exposed to relatively high levels of stress during their studies and their professional career, which are commonly manifested in high occupational burnout. Professional development programmes normally do not address this issue. A practicum course was developed to provide theoretical…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Mental Health, Teacher Burnout, Preservice Teachers
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Mahajna, Sami – Educational Studies, 2017
This study examines the relation between perceived career barriers, future orientation and career decisions among young Palestinian-Israeli youth. The study employs a theoretical model that links perceived career barriers and career decisions via variables of future orientation. Three hundred eighty-eight young Palestinian-Israeli women (73.20%)…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Family Problems, Ethnic Groups, Social Discrimination
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Neuman, Ari; Guterman, Oz – Educational Studies, 2017
This article examines the educational objectives of parents who homeschool (or practice home education) in terms of the widely accepted division of primary educational objectives, namely, socialisation, acculturation, and individualization. Using qualitative methodology and in-depth interviews, 30 homeschooling mothers were interviewed about their…
Descriptors: Socialization, Acculturation, Home Schooling, Educational Objectives
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Zamir, Sara – Educational Studies, 2017
The phenomenon of adopting a religious lifestyle is growing worldwide in general and in Israel in particular. In the Israeli context, the transition from a secular lifestyle to a religious one is defined as "repentance". Sociologists define the repentant as someone who has changed his or her beliefs, opinions and behaviours in the…
Descriptors: Religion, Life Style, Foreign Countries, High Schools
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Husny Arar, Khalid; Massry-Herzllah, Asmahan – Educational Studies, 2016
This paper describes an attempt to identify factors influencing teachers' motivation in the Arab education system. In-depth interviews with 10 school principals, 15 teachers and 3 counsellors, yielded three themes influencing Arab teachers' motivation: (1) Arab culture, (2) the school climate and (3) government policies. Arab teachers try to meet…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Arabs, Principals, Administrator Attitudes
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Gavish, Bella; Friedman, Isaac A. – Educational Studies, 2011
This study introduces a model of novice teachers' expectations together with supporting empirical evidence. The model is sectorial, distinguishing novice teachers' expectations according to their reciprocal relations with their partners in the school. The study investigated 237 teachers attending internship programmes at five large teachers…
Descriptors: Collegiality, Foreign Countries, Work Environment, Beginning Teacher Induction
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Tubin, Dorit; Oplatka, Izhar – Educational Studies, 2010
The purpose of this study is to trace junior high school teachers' perspectives regarding the strengths and weaknesses of their type of school, and to glean more information concerning their preferable type of grade configuration. To this end, 25 teachers filled out an open questionnaire and six of them were further interviewed to provide more…
Descriptors: Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Junior High Schools
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Nasser, Fadia M.; Fresko, Barbara – Educational Studies, 2003
Examines an empirical model for predicting reported contribution of continuing education for teachers returning to college to complete their degrees. Focuses on inservice teachers (n=124) working on degrees in education in Israel. Explores their motives, course selection, and satisfaction. Includes references. (CMK)
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Course Selection (Students), Educational Research, Foreign Countries
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Fresko, Barbara – Educational Studies, 1996
Summarizes a study that utilized path analysis to examine the effects of tutor-tutee intimacy, tutoring conditions, and background variables on overall tutor satisfaction. Reveals higher satisfaction among tutors reporting greater intimacy with tutees. Discusses those variables affecting intimacy including ethnicity, same-sex pairing, and ease of…
Descriptors: Empathy, Foreign Countries, Identification (Psychology), Individual Instruction
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Mazawi, Andre Elias – Educational Studies, 1998
Examines the effects of regional, locality, and high school characteristics on access opportunities to educational credentials of Palestinian Arab students in Israel. Reveals that while tracking patterns are affected by high school variables at the community level, access to educational credentials is determined by community-level, socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Community Characteristics, Educational Opportunities, Educational Resources, Foreign Countries