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Tondeur, Jo; Roblin, Natalie Pareja; van Braak, Johan; Fisser, Petra; Voogt, Joke – Educational Studies, 2013
The aim of this study was to explore the ways in which teacher education institutions (TEI) prepare pre-service teachers for integrating information and communication technology (ICT) in their classroom practise. Specifically, a multiple case study was conducted to examine the ways in which the development of technological pedagogical content…
Descriptors: Pedagogical Content Knowledge, Semi Structured Interviews, Coordinators, Administrator Attitudes
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Recio, R. Vazquez; Diaz, J. Ojeda – Educational Studies, 2010
The article explores the Social Guarantee Programmes, one measure at attending to diversity within the Spanish educational system. It is an alternative measure that aims to break away from the organisational structure of Obligatory Secondary Education, seeking an organisational model and educational strategies that pursue satisfactory results…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learning Problems, Secondary Education, Educational Practices
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Dobozy, Eva – Educational Studies, 2007
In this paper, I discuss some research findings regarding the characteristics that democratic schools appear to have in common. These commonalities seem to have contributed to their status as being seen as reputable democratic schools. For the purposes of the reported study, schools that were diverse in their philosophical approaches to education…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, Critical Theory, Educational Practices, Student Empowerment
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Lutz, Frank W.; Gresson III, Aaron – Educational Studies, 1980
Presents ethnographic analyses of two school boards which are characterized by their decision-making processes. One is described as elite (conflict exists between the board and the dominant need of the public), the other as arena (representative segments of the public conflict with one another). (KC)
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Case Studies, Decision Making, Educational Anthropology
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Meighan, Roland – Educational Studies, 1984
Myths concerning home-based education in England are discussed. These include the myths that schooling is compulsory, that there is one right approach in education, that there is such a thing as professionalism, that local education authorities have the right to access and cooperation, and that there is consensus among home educators. (RM)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education, Educational Change
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Ward, J. – Educational Studies, 1978
Examines factors influencing social interaction and academic performance of immigrant children in British urban elementary schools. Methods are suggested for helping immigrant children adapt to British culture and improve academic performance. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Education, Cultural Differences, Educational Needs