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Klafke, Renata; De Oliveira, M. C. V.; Ferreira, J. M. – Journal of Education, 2020
In Brazil, like in most Latin America countries, the educational system is basically composed of private and public education institutions. Public universities depend almost exclusively on tuition fees paid by the students. Public professors are insolvent, and very rarely provided with the resources they desperately need, whereas private…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Private Colleges, College Faculty, Student Attitudes
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Reppy, Dorothy; Larwin, Karen H. – Journal of Education, 2020
Spanning the course of two decades, educational leaders have invested government finances into the social-emotional needs of adolescents. Government programs provide student questionnaires to survey the scholastic climate from students' perceptions. Previous research discusses the correlation between students' perception and their success in…
Descriptors: Caring, Urban Schools, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes
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Islam, Amirul – Journal of Education, 2019
Using feedback data from stakeholders, the study examines several aspects of the curriculum offered by a program offering entity (POE) in Bangladesh. Analysis of the data shows that the opinions of the stakeholders from various groups resonate together for evaluation areas like need assessment, curriculum mapping, and feedback mechanism. However,…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Curriculum Development, Feedback (Response), Stakeholders
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Yolak, Betül Betina; Kiziltepe, Zeynep; Seggie, Fatma Nevra – Journal of Education, 2019
This qualitative study investigates the impact of nonformal education, namely remedial courses, on students' lives and the ways in which it contributes to their academic and social development. The study was conducted via semi-structured interviews with 40 participants (12 students, 12 parents, and 16 teachers and administrators). The findings…
Descriptors: Remedial Instruction, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Teachers, Administrator Attitudes
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Ståhle, Ylva; Aspán, Margareta – Journal of Education, 2019
This article explores Swedish students' perspectives on being new to teacher education and what challenges they meet. Nineteen students were interviewed in three focus groups. The analytical framework draws on the theory of situated learning and the concept of enculturation, and the empirical data have been categorized through a thematic content…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Novices
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Eltanahy, Marwa; Forawi, Sufian – Journal of Education, 2019
Inquiry-based learning (IBL) represents the student-centered approach that focuses on encouraging learners to scientifically construct new knowledge. The study aimed to explain science teachers' and students' perceptions about applying IBL in a private school in Dubai. Furthermore, to explore the degree to which the science textbook of Grade 8…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Attitudes, Middle School Students
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Martell, Christopher C. – Journal of Education, 2018
In this interpretative case study, the researcher examined the beliefs and practices of three self-identifying culturally relevant social studies teachers related to their teaching of U.S. history at a racially and ethnically diverse urban high school. The teachers displayed beliefs and practices that were aligned with the core criteria of…
Descriptors: High Schools, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Culturally Relevant Education
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Shively, Kate; Palilonis, Jennifer – Journal of Education, 2018
This study examines design thinking (DT) as a strategy to develop K-3 digital literacy curricula. This article chronicles first-year, preservice teachers' (PSTs') perceptions using DT to explore an often-misunderstood curricular framework, digital literacy. The participants employed DT as a strategy for developing digital literacy curriculum.…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Instructional Design
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Kalluri, Nikita S.; Knopov, Anita; Kue, Ricky – Journal of Education, 2018
Out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) survival rates have been shown to be lower than cardiac arrest survival rates occurring in the hospital setting. Bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) can significantly improve survival. PumpStart, a community service-learning program developed by medical students, was formed to increase education on…
Descriptors: Service Learning, First Aid, High School Students, Hospitals