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Through The Looking Glass: A Case Study Of Photovoice And Digital Storytelling With Fourth Grade English Learners, Judy A. Wright 2015 Kennesaw State University

Through The Looking Glass: A Case Study Of Photovoice And Digital Storytelling With Fourth Grade English Learners, Judy A. Wright

Dissertations, Theses and Capstone Projects

The recent evolution of ICTs has sparked a catalyst of action that has led the way to the creation of innovative user experiences and created a climate for on demand learning anytime and anywhere. These experiences, at both the individual and collective level, have expanded student access and interaction to information in a way that would have been unconceivable years ago. Students who are learning English for the first time, better known as English learners (ELs), make up a greater proportion of the K-12 population than ever before. Georgia specifically has experienced a 291% growth of ELLs from 1995 to ...


Role Of Motivation In Learning Course On Hrm Student Achievement Program Management Studies, priyono iyon priyono management, ilham thaief ilham ilham management, rahayu puji suci poppy poppy management 2015 university pgri adi buana

Role Of Motivation In Learning Course On Hrm Student Achievement Program Management Studies, Priyono Iyon Priyono Management, Ilham Thaief Ilham Ilham Management, Rahayu Puji Suci Poppy Poppy Management

priyono iyon priyono management

Conducted research on motivation goal is to find and examine whether motivation to have a role in a student 's success in obtaining good grades . . Motivating role in the repair process of studying the subject management Department , University of Surabaya BUANA PGRI ADI carried on half anomalies Human Resource Management academic year 2010/2011 . This learning process improvement tool is to improve student achievement that took HRM subjects , by providing motivation to learn by trial and discussions at the beginning of the treatment course. The method developed in this learning process improvements to take medication or to motivate students to ...


Damunwha Students’ Funds Of Knowledge In English: A Qualitative Case Study In The South Korean Context, Miso Kim, Tae-Young Kim 2015 Pennsylvania State University

Damunwha Students’ Funds Of Knowledge In English: A Qualitative Case Study In The South Korean Context, Miso Kim, Tae-Young Kim

Tae-Young Kim

This study explores the interface between multicultural, or Damunwha, students’ households and English learning in the Korean context. Korea is a relatively homogeneous nation in terms of its ethnic and cultural diversity. In this context, students whose parent(s) are not Korean are labeled as Damunwha students. Despite their minority position, the students have accumulated multilingual and multicultural funds of knowledge, the experience and culture unique to their households. Their use of funds of knowledge in English learning was analyzed from an ecological perspective, which emphasizes learners’ active agency in learning. Two junior-high school students from international marriage families and ...


Integrating Global Citizenship Through Local Teaching Practices, Sharon D. Simpson, Sonya L. Jakubec, Cheryl Zawaduk, Cheryl Lyall 2015 Thompson Rivers University

Integrating Global Citizenship Through Local Teaching Practices, Sharon D. Simpson, Sonya L. Jakubec, Cheryl Zawaduk, Cheryl Lyall

Quality Advancement in Nursing Education - Avancées en formation infirmière

As university and nursing programs place more emphasis on global perspectives in their strategic plans and goals, it is frequently unclear how these perspectives are integrated into curricula and pedagogical practices. With globalization processes impacting health and education throughout the world, it is timely to understand the current context and expertise in order to move ahead to promote the development of professional nurses as global citizens.

This interpretive descriptive study explored the characteristics and qualities of global citizenship and global health from the perspective of 12 expert informant nursing education leaders from undergraduate nursing programs within Canada. The study also ...


Migration And Parent Involvement: Ethiopian Immigrants In Chicago, Daniel Hasso Shashe 2015 DePaul University

Migration And Parent Involvement: Ethiopian Immigrants In Chicago, Daniel Hasso Shashe

College of Education Theses and Dissertations

ABSTRACT

My study examines the experiences and perceptions of Ethiopian immigrants in Chicago particularly as they relate to their involvement in their children’s schooling. Through narrative interviews I was able to hear stories of migration, education, and life changes within families as they emigrated from Ethiopia and (eventually) settled in the US. Migration, conditioned by political contexts at home, circumstances of mobility, and available support structures, is translated into life experiences that are infused with emotion (of various sorts), hardship (and various strategies to understand it and deal with it), an evolving vision of life in the US, and ...


Meta-Design As A Pedagogical Framework For Encouraging Student Agency And Democratizing The Classroom, Christopher Hethrington 2015 Emily Carr University of Art & Design

Meta-Design As A Pedagogical Framework For Encouraging Student Agency And Democratizing The Classroom, Christopher Hethrington

The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

As diverse social and economic pressures are applied to post-secondary education, innovative approaches to pedagogical methodology are required. Given that the new norm in both industry and academia is that of constant change, a flexible and responsive approach is required along with a framework that empowers students with the skills to become independent thinkers and lifelong learners. Meta-design is a conceptual framework that can provide that flexibility and empower students with greater agency in their education.

Alors que l’enseignement post-secondaire est soumis à de nombreuses pressions sociales et économiques, la méthodologie pédagogique doit adopter des approches novatrices. Du fait ...


Deconstructive Misalignment: Archives, Events, And Humanities Approaches In Academic Development, Trevor M. Holmes, Kathryn A. Sutherland 2015 University of Waterloo

Deconstructive Misalignment: Archives, Events, And Humanities Approaches In Academic Development, Trevor M. Holmes, Kathryn A. Sutherland

The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Using poetry, role play, readers’ theatre, and creative manipulations of space through yarn and paper weaving, a workshop in 2008 challenged one of educational development’s more pervasive and least questioned notions (“constructive alignment” associated most often with the work of John Biggs). This paper describes the reasoning behind using humanities approaches specifically in this case and more generally in the Challenging Academic Development Collective’s work, as well as problematising the notions of “experiment” and “results” by unarchiving and re-archiving such a nonce-event. The critical stakes in using an anti-empirical method are broached, and readers are encouraged to experience ...


On Being Taught, Ada S. Jaarsma 2015 Mount Royal University

On Being Taught, Ada S. Jaarsma

The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

This essay examines the definitions of the key words of the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL)—scholarship, teaching, and learning—in order to identify the hopes that animate SoTL research and examine these hopes in light of recent critical thinking about the corporatization of higher education. Arguing that Biesta’s (2013b) distinction between “learning from” and “being taught by” offers an important corrective to the prevailing definitions of SoTL, the essay reflects on the tensions between scholarly teaching, as understood by SoTL, and teaching as a contingent and unpredictable event.

Cet essai examine la définition des mots-clés de l ...


Pedagogical Reflections On Internalizing Geopolitical Representations In Print Media, Wisam Khalid Abdul-Jabbar 2015 University of Alberta

Pedagogical Reflections On Internalizing Geopolitical Representations In Print Media, Wisam Khalid Abdul-Jabbar

The Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

This essay explores how print media conceals implicit hegemonic texts that common readers unsuspectingly tend to internalize. These geopolitically infused texts are set to appropriate the reader’s worldviews by sublimating the kind of perceptions and notions they want to promote. This paper raises questions and awareness about how academia responds to these acts of internalization. These geopolitical texts, which dominate most of the print media and other resources, function at an imperceptible level to legitimize presuppositions and mould the world based on its own political imaginaries. To decode and interpret these largely shrewd texts requires a literacy skill that ...


Heritage Learner To Professional Interpreter: Who Are Deaf-Parented Interpreters And How Do They Achieve Professional Status?, Amy Williamson 2015 Western Oregon University

Heritage Learner To Professional Interpreter: Who Are Deaf-Parented Interpreters And How Do They Achieve Professional Status?, Amy Williamson

Master's Theses

Individuals who have one or more deaf parent can be considered heritage learners of a signed language (Compton, 2014; Valdes, 2005). These individuals have had language brokering experiences (Napier, in press) before entering a formal program or attending any training to become an interpreter. Despite the experiences and skills they bring to the classroom and the profession of ASL/ English interpreting, deaf-parented interpreters anecdotally say that educational opportunities do not account for their specific needs and skill-set. The relationship between demographic characteristics of ASL/English interpreters who have one or more deaf parent, including their linguistic environments during formative years ...


Act Like A Lady: The Impact Of Gender Identity On American Sign Language – English Interpreters, Grace B. Artl 2015 Western Oregon University

Act Like A Lady: The Impact Of Gender Identity On American Sign Language – English Interpreters, Grace B. Artl

Master's Theses

In this study, trends in gender-related traits among practitioners of American Sign Language – English interpreting are investigated. The impact of gender identity on practitioners’ perceptions of their role and professional experiences is also explored. Limited research exists to address issues of gender within the American Sign Language – English interpreting field but is largely focused on differences in discourse among male and female practitioners. Data for this study was collected through quantitative and qualitative means: an online survey incorporating the Bem Sex-Role Inventory and interviews with five practitioners of American Sign Language – English interpreting. A review of related literature supported the ...


Day-By-Day: Higher Education In Afghanistan, David J. Roof 2015 Ball State University

Day-By-Day: Higher Education In Afghanistan, David J. Roof

FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education

This paper examines higher education in Afghanistan. Based on qualitative research, including interviews with key policymakers and stakeholders, the paper examines the primary issues, challenges, progress, and future vision for higher education in the country. The research reveals that one of the most significant issues in the country in the post-Taliban era is female participation in higher education. It also shows the importance of alternative forms of higher education, such as two-year institutions, private education, and technical/vocational education. The paper also discusses the emergence of quality assurance mechanisms and international partnerships with other universities. Regarding the future direction and ...


The Representation Of Professional Females In Math And Science Textbooks Used In Public School Education Curriculums, Whitney Stiles 2015 SUNY Plattsburgh

The Representation Of Professional Females In Math And Science Textbooks Used In Public School Education Curriculums, Whitney Stiles

Psychology Master's Theses

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Freedom From Equality: Democratic Education And The Failure Of The Nclb, Andrew X. Fleming 2015 Portland State University

Freedom From Equality: Democratic Education And The Failure Of The Nclb, Andrew X. Fleming

Student Research Symposium

Deeply rooted societal concerns about what role democratic ideals should play within systems of education, and how much sway the federal government should hold over educational institutions, have been at the forefront of American educational policy for decades. These questions have more recently been brought into the limelight once again within the context of the implementation of charter schools and the controversial No Child Left Behind act, and its subsequent failure. The expressed goal of this paper is to provide an examination of what philosophies and ideals of so-called "democratic education" are have played major roles in developing the discourse ...


Relationships Of Parental Homeschooling Approaches Including Technology Integration, Letitia A. Walters 2015 University of Southern Mississippi

Relationships Of Parental Homeschooling Approaches Including Technology Integration, Letitia A. Walters

Dissertations

This study examined the factors influencing parental selection of homeschooling approaches for their children and the utilization of technology integrated. Factors explored were parental motivators for selecting homeschooling approaches, parental reasons for choosing to homeschooling, technology device usage, and instructional technology integration. The population consisted of parents with at least one year or more of experience in teaching homeschooling and the primary educator being involved in answering the survey. Participants in this study responded to items from a researcher-adapted questionnaire using. The majority of the participants were from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Kentucky. A Bachelor's degree was reported as the ...


Queering Social Justice Curricula Within Higher Education, Kate P. Cabot 2015 University of San Francisco

Queering Social Justice Curricula Within Higher Education, Kate P. Cabot

Master's Projects

Within higher education, social justice education has gained significant ground. While issues of gender, race, and class are increasingly addressed and incorporated into classes there remains a lack in inclusive curricula and pedagogies within colleges and universities when it comes to issues of gender and sexual identity. The social construction of gender and sexualities remains overlooked on the majority of college and university campuses, as well as the discrimination faced by Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA) students unaddressed within curricula. The representation of the LGBTQIA community can be attended to within classrooms, campuses, and curriculums in ...


Promoting Social Change Through Game Education: A Program Evaluation, Erica Kleinknecht, Tyler Gilmore, Amy VanderZanden 2015 Pacific University

Promoting Social Change Through Game Education: A Program Evaluation, Erica Kleinknecht, Tyler Gilmore, Amy Vanderzanden

All CAS Faculty Scholarship

With clear vision and dedicated energy, Pixel Arts (PA) actualizes the promise of the Maker Movement in education by creating communities of practice that emphasize design for learning, that can inform youths’ experience in traditional schooling (Halverson & Sheridan, 2014). PA provides youth in the greater Portland OR Metro area with opportunities to join in a community of learning that celebrates making in the context of games and that promotes healthy internalization of maker identities. Fueled with an awareness of the inequality in excellent educational experiences currently seen in the US, PA aims to engage youth who experience the brunt of ...


Effective Practices For Developing Academic Language And Writing Skills In English Language Learners In The Elementary School Setting, Jenna N. Emadzadeh 2015 Dominican University of California

Effective Practices For Developing Academic Language And Writing Skills In English Language Learners In The Elementary School Setting, Jenna N. Emadzadeh

Master's Theses and Capstone Projects

With an increased population of English Language Learners (ELLs), educators are in need of programs and strategies that help their students learn academic content while learning to understand, speak, read, and write English (Duessen, Autio, Roccegrandi & Hanita, 2014). ELLs face several obstacles while learning in an elementary school classroom.

Studies have shown the positive effects of word analysis and vocabulary learning strategies on student achievement (Carlo, August, McLaughlin, Snow, Dressler, Lippman, Lively & White, 2004). Project GLAD is a model of professional development in the area of language acquisition and literacy that focuses on such instruction. According to Echevarria and Short ...


Randall Lynn Wright—A Tribute To A Colleague And Friend, Carolyn Eggleston, Thom Gehring 2015 California State University San Bernardino

Randall Lynn Wright—A Tribute To A Colleague And Friend, Carolyn Eggleston, Thom Gehring

Wisdom in Education

A tribute to Professor Randall Lynn Wright who died in October 2014.


Honoring Diversity In An Online Classroom: Approaches Used By Instructors Engaging Through An Lms, Jacob Petersen 2015 University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Honoring Diversity In An Online Classroom: Approaches Used By Instructors Engaging Through An Lms, Jacob Petersen

Theses, Student Research, and Creative Activity: Department of Teaching, Learning and Teacher Education

This is an inquiry into how online instructors embrace the diversity of their student body while facing the inherent differences between a traditional face-to-face class and one that is taught online. Current research suggests that diversity in a traditional classroom is an asset if the instructor is sensitive to students’ backgrounds. This paper examines if such philosophies in traditional classrooms translate well into a distance education environment, where the student body may be even more diverse than a face-to-face class, but possibly unrecognizable because of the lack of physical cues. Research on the topic of multiculturalism in an online classroom ...


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