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Wooten, Jennifer; Cahnmann-Taylor, Melisa – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
This article examines how Boalian Theatre of the Oppressed exercises helped instructors and pre-service teachers navigate the consequences of ventriloquized, racialized discourses in a pre-service world language teacher education classroom. Applying a critical and performative approach, we analyse the mostly White student-actors' varying…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Theater Arts, Audience Participation
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Kim, Mijung; Roth, Wolff-Michael – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
Argumentation as a form of introducing children to science has received increasing attention over the past decade. Argumentation tends to be studied and theorized through the lens of individual speakers, who contribute to a conversation by means of opposing statements. M.M. Bakhtin and L.S. Vygotsky independently proposed a very different approach…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Case Studies, Elementary School Science, Elementary School Students
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Grimminger, Elke – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
Although splitting up a class into teams is a consistent didactical element in physical education (PE), it is under-investigated in terms of how students handle the social dynamics in these situations. Therefore, the present study examines the strategies of exclusion as markers for non-recognition when students are split up into teams/pairs. The…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Team Sports, Competitive Selection
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Pierson-Smith, Anne; Chik, Alice; Miller, Lindsay – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
This article examines an established course on Popular Culture which is framed within the general educational model in an English-medium university. The article is organized into three parts: the underlining educational rationale for general educational courses, the course description, and the students' perspectives of their learning experience.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Popular Culture, Undergraduate Students, English (Second Language)
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Domingo, Myrrh – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
In an increasingly diverse and digital society, understanding changes in contemporary communication practices that both draw from and extend beyond traditional principles of composition serves as an apt construct for exploring the nexus among youth, literacy and technology. This article will examine instances of urban youth exchanges in digital…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Youth, Ethnography, Language Acquisition
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Nelson, Mark Evan; Johnson, Neil H. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
In this article, we describe a programme of qualitative research and interpretive analysis around an approach to foreign language pedagogy that aimed to develop learners' symbolic competence through experience with and examination of the signs in acts of communication. Learners were presented with the problem of visually representing the abstract…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Creative Thinking, Semiotics
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Malinowski, David – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
While much scholarship on the multisensory and transmodal phenomenon of synaesthesia seeks to uncover its psychophysiological and neurological bases, recent research in multimodal literacy and language acquisition addresses it largely in terms of agentive processes of meaning-making and design. This paper takes as its starting point the latter's…
Descriptors: Learning Modalities, College Students, Freehand Drawing, French
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Unsworth, Len – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
Interpreting the image-language interface in multimodal texts is now well recognized as a crucial aspect of reading comprehension in a number of official school syllabi such as the recently published Australian Curriculum: English (ACE). This article outlines the relevant expected student learning outcomes in this curriculum and draws attention to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Curriculum, Reading Comprehension, Reading Tests
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Natoli, Riccardo; Jackling, Beverley; Seelanatha, Lalith – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
This paper examines the influence of two distinct group work management strategies on finance students' attitudes towards group work and their perceptions of generic skill development. Using quantitative and qualitative data, comparisons are made between students who experienced a supportive group work environment and students who experienced an…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education, Finance Occupations
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Zheng, Binbin; Arada, Kathleen; Niiya, Melissa; Warschauer, Mark – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
In planning educational technology initiatives, the concerns of many stakeholders are typically taken into account, including the concerns of administrators, teachers, parents, and employers. The perspective of students are recognized as valuable, but not often queried or considered. This paper explores the opinions of K-12 students about a…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Student Attitudes
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Hawkins, Lisa K.; Certo, Janine L. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
Poetry is one of the most feared and least understood literary genres in our public schools. Boys, in particular, are frequently perceived to be resistant to poetry instruction; a view that often stems from a limited vision of what poetry is and a misread of masculinity. Nevertheless, the study of poetry provides many benefits in the journey to…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Males, Poetry, Writing (Composition)
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Bokhorst-Heng, Wendy D.; Flagg-Williams, Joan B.; West, Stewart – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
In this article, we examine three literacy autobiographies written by pre-service teachers. Narratives are seen as not just stories relating a set of facts, but rather a means by which individuals interpret their experience. Literacy autobiographies are a reflective and interpretive account of one's development as a literate being. Using the tools…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Undergraduate Students, Literacy
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Brock, Cynthia H.; Pennington, Julie L. – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
This study, situated in the United States, is set in a context where large and growing numbers of children from non-dominant backgrounds populate American public schools while the vast majority of teachers teaching in US schools are White, monolingual women who may not have the requisite expertise to teach children from non-dominant backgrounds.…
Descriptors: Whites, Teacher Attitudes, Racial Factors, Cultural Influences
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Shanahan, Lynn E.; Flury-Kashmanian, Caroline – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
Research and pedagogical information provided to teachers on implementing explicit strategy instruction has primarily focused on teachers' speech, with limited attention to other modes of communication, such as gesture and artefacts. This interpretive case study investigates two teachers' use of different semiotic resources when introducing…
Descriptors: Semiotics, Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Elementary School Students
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McGregor, Debra – Pedagogies: An International Journal, 2014
This article reports on an innovative pedagogical approach devised to re-envigorate primary (elementary) teachers' practice in the United Kingdom for older children. Learning science in elementary schools for 8-11 year olds (Key Stage 2 in England) has been constrained for several decades while teachers prepared them for national tests. The recent…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Elementary School Teachers, Science Instruction
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