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Anderson, Alida – SAGE Open, 2019
This article presents a critical policy overview of inclusive education and global citizenship education (GCED) and offers two innovative childhood education practices that support inclusion of children with disabilities through dimensions of physical and conceptual access, both noted implementation barriers to inclusive education across the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
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Strangfeld, Jennifer A. – SAGE Open, 2019
This research explores how college students' broader educational histories affect their decisions to plagiarize. While research typically categorizes plagiarism as intentional or unintentional, explanations revealed in interviews of first-generation, working-class, and/or racial minority students suggests that these typologies inadequately capture…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Cultural Capital, Writing Skills, Vocabulary
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Amnuai, Wirada – SAGE Open, 2019
There has been a growing interest in the rhetorical move structure of research articles (RAs). Research studies reveal that articles written by native and nonnative English speakers show some similarities and differences in their rhetorical structure and linguistic features across disciplines. This study was therefore undertaken to investigate the…
Descriptors: Journal Articles, Documentation, Rhetoric, Accounting
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Aksnes, Dag W.; Langfeldt, Liv; Wouters, Paul – SAGE Open, 2019
Citations are increasingly used as performance indicators in research policy and within the research system. Usually, citations are assumed to reflect the impact of the research or its quality. What is the justification for these assumptions and how do citations relate to research quality? These and similar issues have been addressed through…
Descriptors: Citations (References), Bibliometrics, Validity, Scientific Research
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Niyivuga, Boniface; Otara, Alfred; Tuyishime, Dieudonn̩ РSAGE Open, 2019
This study sought to determine the relationship between monitoring and evaluation (M&E) practices and academic staff motivation in higher education, from a Rwandan perspective. Particularly, the study aimed at describing the M&E practices applied, assessed how quality of feedback affects academic staff motivation, and determined the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Teacher Motivation, Teacher Evaluation
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Tilton, Shane – SAGE Open, 2019
Social deception games are games that involve players adopting roles and teams that are not known to all players of the game. One of the components of these types of games is deceiving other players for the purpose of completing goals and tasks. The focus of this case study is to show how social deception games were used to teach aspects of small…
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Deception, Educational Games, Game Based Learning
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Kenny, Dianna T. – SAGE Open, 2019
In this article, I explore two epistemologies for theorizing infancy and treating autism--infant and child psychoanalysis expounded by Frances Tustin and colleagues and developmental psychology and developmental neuroscience. I address two main issues: (a) how early psychoanalytic insights informed empirical developments and theoretical…
Descriptors: Infants, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Psychotherapy
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Baghaei, Purya; Ravand, Hamdollah – SAGE Open, 2019
In many reading comprehension tests, different test formats are employed. Two commonly used test formats to measure reading comprehension are sustained passages followed by some questions and cloze items. Individual differences in handling test format peculiarities could constitute a source of score variance. In this study, a bifactor Rasch model…
Descriptors: Cloze Procedure, Test Bias, Individual Differences, Difficulty Level
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Redifer, Jenni L.; Bae, Christine L.; DeBusk-Lane, Morgan – SAGE Open, 2019
Creative thinking shares many characteristics with traditional complex tasks. We investigated whether implicit theories of creativity would affect creative thinking in a way similar to the impact of implicit theories of intelligence on academic tasks. We altered participants' theories of creativity to be either more incremental or more…
Descriptors: Theories, Short Term Memory, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level
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Hazzi, Osama A.; Hammami, Samir M. – SAGE Open, 2019
This study proposes a technological dimension of organizational justice and empirically investigates how this dimension takes form in a measure of justice. The study conducted the work within the higher education sector in Oman and collected the data from nine universities and higher institutes of learning. Participants represent a range of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Organizational Culture, Justice, Employee Attitudes
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Xie, Qing; Chen, Jie – SAGE Open, 2019
This study investigates the communication and learning needs of Master of Business Administration (MBA) business English students and their perceptions of effective curriculum design. The research instruments are two-stage surveys of 99 MBA students from a public university in China. The results of the study show that English is not extensively…
Descriptors: Masters Programs, Business Administration Education, Curriculum Design, English (Second Language)
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Terzi, Ragip; Sen, Sedat – SAGE Open, 2019
Large-scale assessments are generally designed for summative purposes to compare achievement among participating countries. However, these nondiagnostic assessments have also been adapted in the context of cognitive diagnostic assessment for diagnostic purposes. Following the large amount of investments in these assessments, it would be…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Assessment
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Brito, Fabiana A.; Zoellner, Jamie M.; Hill, Jennie; You, Wen; Alexander, Ramine; Hou, Xiaolu; Estabrooks, Paul A. – SAGE Open, 2019
This community-based participatory research (CBPR) project used a collaborative process to develop a culturally relevant workbook for parents of overweight children. We followed a mixed methods iterative process to assess clear communication using a CBPR approach. Materials were evaluated using readability tests, the Clear Communication Index…
Descriptors: Children, Obesity, Rural Areas, Intervention
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Lenchuk, Iryna; Ahmed, Amer – SAGE Open, 2019
The study focuses on the strategies English as a foreign language (EFL) learners choose to take on in requests without evaluating them against the norm of a native speaker, as the concept of native speaker is ideologically problematic in the time of super-diversity. The study uses cultural scripts proposed in the field of cross-cultural pragmatics…
Descriptors: Speech Acts, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Mukhopadhyay, Averi – SAGE Open, 2019
University campuses serve as second homes for students, teachers, administrators, and parents coming from diverse regions, religions, classes, castes, and different genders. Interaction and camaraderie between the major characters in the academe develop. The bonhomie that exists between the stakeholders of the academe has its own rules, rules that…
Descriptors: Power Structure, Social Class, Gender Differences, Speech Communication
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