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Slaby, Scot; Benedict, Jordan – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2019
This paper explores students' engagement in reading poems, examining data on their self-perceptions of their confidence and competence in reading poems before, during, and after using the "I Notice" methodology as adapted from The Academy of American Poets' unit plan, "Noticing Poetry" (Slaby, 2017). The data was collected over…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Poetry, Data Analysis, Poets
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Evans, Bradley P.; Shively, Chris T. – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2019
A large group of eighth-grade social studies students (N=101) received instruction and practice using the Cornell note-taking system and were assigned to one of three note-taking groups or one non-note-taking group. Students were asked to read an article about persuasion and use their assigned note-taking system to take notes at home. A…
Descriptors: Grade 8, Middle School Students, Notetaking, Study Skills
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Shea, Mary; Ceprano, Maria – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2017
This article outlines the complexity of reading with understanding, what is required for full and deep comprehension, the state of affairs with regard to reading comprehension in developed countries, possible etiologies for low performances, and suggestions for instruction in specific skills and strategies to improve students' demonstrated…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Etiology, Reading Strategies, Comparative Education
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Gholam, Alain – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2017
Visual thinking routines are principles based on several theories, approaches, and strategies. Such routines promote thinking skills, call for collaboration and sharing of ideas, and above all, make thinking and learning visible. Visual thinking routines were implemented in the teaching methodology graduate course at the American University in…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, International Schools, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
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Cabardo, Jimmy Rey Opong – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2016
This study aimed to evaluate the levels of participation of the school stakeholders to the different school-initiated activities and the implementation of school-based management (SBM) in selected schools in the Division of Davao del Sur for the school year 2014-2015 using a descriptive-correlational survey research design. A…
Descriptors: School Based Management, Stakeholders, Participation, School Activities
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Wang, Lifang – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2016
This article, based on a qualitative research study with 66 rural female students attending five public universities and one public college in China, examines how these students negotiated the dominant discourse of quality (suzhi), which represents them as lacking in capacity and knowledge. Since the 1980s when China started implementing its…
Descriptors: Females, College Students, Disadvantaged, Rural Urban Differences
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Ostinelli, Giorgio – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2016
This is a reflection on a case of in-service teacher education. Two Swiss teachers, assisted by a change agent, were developing an innovative teaching approach, inspired by Wiggins & McTighe's methodology Understanding by Design (UbD). While one developed a real understanding and mastery of this approach--improving therefore his professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Motivation, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Design
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Harte, Helene Arbouet; Jones, Melissa M.; Wray, Francis – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2015
With the goal of raising awareness of child slavery and devastation of the natural environment in Haiti, while simultaneously supporting active teaching strategies, a team of educators collaborated to develop The Respecting Haiti curriculum. Following development of the curriculum, representatives from the team facilitated curriculum training with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Teamwork, Journal Writing
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Callejo Pérez, David; Hernández Ulloa, Abel; Martínez Ruiz, Xicoténcatl – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
The purpose of this article is to discuss the dilemma of the multi-university in sustainable education, research, and outreach by addressing some of the ways in which universities, must generate actions that seek to address these challenges, develop strategic relationships, and maximize their potential in the areas of teaching, research and…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Nationalism, Higher Education, Sustainable Development
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Black, Joanna; Cap, Orest – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
Promising pedagogical practices is described in relation to incorporating ICT (Information, Communication and Technologies) with the study of Human Rights issues in Visual Arts Education for teacher candidates. As part of a course, "Senior Years Art," students at the Faculty of Education, University of Manitoba during 2013-2014…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Higher Education, Art Education, Civil Rights
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Hinderliter, Beth – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
In this interview Gulnara Kasmalieva and Muratbek Djumaliev discuss how the ArtEast school provides a non-traditional and non-commercial forum for contemporary art that had not previously existed in their home country. Despite its financial and material constraints, the ArtEast School fosters a space of dynamic social engagement and its…
Descriptors: Art Education, Nontraditional Education, Foreign Countries, Artists
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Monaghan, Christine E.; Hartmann, Gennifre – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2014
This autoethnographic case study examines the ways in which high school students and teachers' behaviors, values, and attitudes were transformed during their participation on a semester-long study abroad program in Central America. The study found that an integrative pedagogical approach in which place-based content was paired with place-based…
Descriptors: High School Students, Study Abroad, Ethnography, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Lea, Virginia – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2011
This article aims to illuminate how and why public schools have been sustained and/or strengthened as hierarchical, inequitable, and undemocratic sites that serve the corporate capitalist state. In doing so, the author draws on three theoretical ideas: the "shock doctrine," described vividly by Naomi Klein (2007); "critical…
Descriptors: Presidents, Educational Policy, Neoliberalism, Social Systems
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Corbett, Michael – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2010
This essay is a response to a question about school desegregation in Nova Scotia, Canada posed by my sister in 2008. I argue that the question itself illustrates the extent to which critical analysis of the politics of race in Canadian schools, particularly in rural areas, is seldom taken up. This feeds into a persistent mythology of a racially…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Desegregation, Race, Criticism
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Meyer, Michael James – Journal of Inquiry and Action in Education, 2009
This article is about my experiences as a ninth grade history teacher trying to implement a "big idea" unit on ancient African history. My experiences as a first year teacher and also my experience in seeing this unit develop over three years are chronicled. I conclude that implementing a big idea strategy of instruction is possible in a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Units of Study, Secondary School Teachers, African Studies