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Booi, Kwanele; Khuzwayo, Mamsie Ethel – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
A qualitative case study was conducted at six purposively sampled universities; out of a population of approximately 23 universities. This sampling strategy was based on selecting some universities that became Universities of Technology during the process of merging Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) while other universities kept their identity;…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Teacher Education, Curriculum Design, Qualitative Research
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Birney, Lauren; McNamara, Denise – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
This paper explores the issue of social justice through the lens of equitable access to Advanced Placement courses in the City of New York High Schools, with focus on Advanced Placement Environmental Science. A critical component of the Advanced Placement Environmental Science course is the incorporation of environmental fieldwork. The National…
Descriptors: Advanced Placement, Environmental Education, Employment Opportunities, STEM Education
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Gatumu, Jane Ciumwari; Kathuri, Wilfred Njeru – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
The Life Skills Programme, which is one of the newest programmes in the Kenya Preschool educational system was explored to establish the impact it had on the lives of preschool children in Embu West, Kenya. A primary school that is perceived as having well-disciplined children was purposively selected. The sample consisted of 39 students, 43…
Descriptors: Daily Living Skills, Preschool Children, Foreign Countries, Case Studies
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Samsa, Gregory P. – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
Collaborative biostatistics is the creative application of statistical tools to biomedical problems. The relatively modest literature about the traits of effective collaborative biostatisticians focuses on four core competencies: (a) technical and analytical; (b) substance-matter knowledge; (c) communication; and (d) problem solving and problem…
Descriptors: Statistics, Curriculum Design, Case Studies, Competence
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Wan Yusoff, Wan Mazwati – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
This research project attempted to investigate the impact of applying philosophical inquiry method of teaching on classroom engagement and reasoning skills of low achievers. Low achievers are those who have the potential to succeed but lagged behind because of several factors that demotivate them to perform at their highest ability. In this study,…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Philosophy, Thinking Skills, Low Achievement
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Metin Aslan, Özge – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
The purpose of this research; a laboratory preschool located in one of the northern states of the United States of America and operating under the Child Development Institute, explains the practices about the Emergent Curriculum and builds a bridge between theory and practice in preschool education. It is thought that bringing good examples of a…
Descriptors: Laboratory Schools, Curriculum Design, Case Studies, Qualitative Research
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Hsiao, Cheng-hua – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
Teacher identity has been an important issue in teacher education because teacher identity influences teachers' professional development. However, little has been explored in preservice teachers' identity formation within the EFL context of language teaching. In this study, the early influence on EFL student teachers' identity formation in…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Practicums, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Samsa, Gregory P.; LeBlanc, Thomas W.; Locke, Susan C.; Troy, Jesse D.; Pomann, Gina-Maria – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2018
The ability to bridge multiple disciplines is critical to the successful practice of collaborative statistics, yet the literature on statistical education devotes relatively little attention to how this skill can be taught. Our goal here is to describe a general conceptual framework within which a curriculum on communication and leadership could…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Interdisciplinary Approach, Statistics, Biomedicine
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Birney, Lauren B.; Kong, Joyce; Evans, Brian R.; Danker, Macey; Grieser, Kathleen – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate the potential impacts of microteaching on experienced teachers participating in the Community Enterprise for Restoration Science (CCERS) Teaching Fellowship at Pace University as part of a National Science Foundation-funded research project on the education model known as the Curriculum and Community…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Urban Schools, Case Studies, Middle School Teachers
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Mchenry, Nadine; Borger, Laurie; Liable-Sands, Louise – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
The current study was constructed based on the recommendations of a previous study (McHenry & Borger, 2013). Though inquiry-based teaching has long been touted as an effective pedagogy, its application by middle school science teachers has been problematic. Using tools developed from the previous study in conjunction with professional…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Middle School Teachers, Secondary School Science, Science Teachers
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Mugimu, Christopher Byalusaago; Mugisha, Wilson Rwandembo – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
Assessment in health sciences education has become an extremely critical issue in recent years, given the rapidly changing disease patterns and behavioral changes in communities among diverse cultural and economic contexts of patients. Globally, there is increasing demand for highly qualified contemporary healthcare professionals. Subsequently,…
Descriptors: Health Sciences, Case Studies, Clinical Experience, Statistical Analysis
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Kohn, Eli – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
In January 2012, a team of curriculum specialists based at Bar Ilan University in Israel were approached by a Jewish day school in Australia to design a new Jewish Studies curriculum for its school. The mandate was to design a curriculum model from first-steps that would form the basis for the new curriculum. This article demonstrates how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Jews, Day Schools, Curriculum Design
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Naidoo, Devika – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
The Post-school Education and Training (PSET) policy seeks to address the education and training needs of post-school youth not in education, employment nor training (NEET). The problem of youth NEET has been researched from many perspectives. However, there is a dearth of knowledge about the responses, views and actions of post-school youth NEET…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resistance (Psychology), Training, Educational Policy
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Selvi, Sezgin; Demir, Selçuk Besir – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2017
This qualitative study was conducted to compare the perceptions of students with gifted intelligence and students with those of normal intelligence about social science and social scientists. The data obtained from 23 gifted intelligent and 23 normal participants within the same age group was analysed using content analysis and results were…
Descriptors: Social Sciences, Social Scientists, Gifted, Intelligence
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Sokel, Frances; Martin, Susan – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2016
Educational improvement is at the forefront of ongoing international concern, with the quality of teaching recognised as a crucial variable in this endeavour. While in the past, instructional practices identified as effective were thought to be generic, it has become increasingly clear that the identification of contextually relevant practices is…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Teacher Effectiveness, Elementary School Teachers, English (Second Language)
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