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Postgraduate Research Experience 2009 : The Report Of The Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire, Ali Radloff, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates, B Guthrie, C Tilbrook 2009 ACER

Postgraduate Research Experience 2009 : The Report Of The Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire, Ali Radloff, Daniel Edwards, Hamish Coates, B Guthrie, C Tilbrook

Ali Radloff

Each year, graduates of Australian higher education institutions who have completed a doctoral or research masters degree are invited by their institution and Graduate Careers Australia (GCA) to respond to the Postgraduate Research Experience Questionnaire (PREQ) about four months after graduation. This report presents the results from the ninth PREQ survey conducted since 1999. The PREQ asks graduates to respond to 28 statements about seven aspects of their research degree. The first 27 statements measure the quality of supervision, the intellectual climate of the department in which the respondent studied, the development of generic skills, the quality of the infrastructure ...


Collaborative Research And Teacher Education, Mary Christianakis 2009 Occidental College

Collaborative Research And Teacher Education, Mary Christianakis

Mary Christianakis

No abstract provided.


The Spectre Of Class: Educating And Advising For Self-Efficacy, Mikaila Arthur 2009 Rhode Island College

The Spectre Of Class: Educating And Advising For Self-Efficacy, Mikaila Arthur

Mikaila Mariel Lemonik Arthur

In her essay “The Spectre of Class: Educating and Advising for Self-Efficacy” Mikaila Mariel Lemonik Arthur discusses the importance of building student self-efficacy. However, as Arthur points out, creating an environment where students believe in their capabilities to learn and perform at a particular level is deeply influenced by one’s class background. As Arthur states, “These students have grown up in a culture that values individualism and places responsibility for success and blame for failure squarely on the shoulders of each person.” Arthur speaks more generally about creating self-efficacy and offers insight in how to maneuver around and transcend ...


The Persistence Of Low Expectations In Special Education Law Viewed Through The Lens Of Therapeutic Jurisprduence, Richard Peterson 2009 Pepperdine University

The Persistence Of Low Expectations In Special Education Law Viewed Through The Lens Of Therapeutic Jurisprduence, Richard Peterson

Richard Peterson

For more than thirty-five years a paradigm of low expectations has infected efforts to educate children with disabilities and has been a persistent and stubborn obstacle to the successful implementation of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), and its predecessor, the Education of All Handicapped Children Act (EAHCA). This dilemma raises questions addressed in this paper: What is meant by low expectations in the context of Special Education Law? What are the root causes of this phenomenon, and what makes it so resistant to change? How does it impede implementation of the IDEA? And lastly, in what ways does ...


The Interface Of Neoliberal Globalization, Science Education And Indigenous African Knowledges In Africa, Edward Shizha 2009 Wilfrid Laurier University

The Interface Of Neoliberal Globalization, Science Education And Indigenous African Knowledges In Africa, Edward Shizha

Edward Shizha

In a globalized neo-colonial world, an insidious and often debilitating crisis of knowledge construction and legitimation does not only continue to undermine the local and indigenous knowledge systems, but it also perpetuates a neo-colonial and oppressive socio-cultural science educational system that debilitates the social and cultural identity of the indigenous African student. As Schissel and Wotherspoon (2003: vii) argue, "Educational relations are critical elements of our humanity and sociability." This paper explores the homogenizing effects of globalization and the oppressive forces of neo-colonialism that continue to work together to privilege "western-based scientific knowledge" at the expense of indigenous knowledge systems ...


The Making Of A Creative Hong Kong: Creativity For All Ages, And Age Integration In Creative Industries, Kara Chan 2009 Hong Kong Baptist University

The Making Of A Creative Hong Kong: Creativity For All Ages, And Age Integration In Creative Industries, Kara Chan

Kara Chan

Strategic Public Policy Research PI: Anna Hui, Co-Is: Kara Chan, Sheung-Tak Cheng, Dannii Yeung, Christina Sue-Chan, and Desmond Hui Grants: HK$1,000,000


Integration And Innovation In Early Childhood Education In Nigeria, Onu C, Obiozor al 2009 Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka-Nigeria

Integration And Innovation In Early Childhood Education In Nigeria, Onu C, Obiozor Al

Dr Williams Emeka Obiozor

This survey research studied integration and innovation in early childhood education and implications for quality teacher preparation. The study was a descriptive survey research, with one hundred and twelve (112) sampled preschool teacher. Eight research questions and three hypotheses guided the study. Early Childhood Programme Instrument on Integration and Innovation (ECPAI) was constructed, validated and used in eliciting responses from the respondents. The data collected were analyzed using percentage, mean, and Paired Sample tests. The study revealed a significant difference in the opinions of public and private preschool teachers toward integration and innovative practices in early childhood education in Nigeria ...


Exploring Determinants Of Asian American College Students’ Sense Of Belonging, Samuel Museus, Dina Maramba 2009 University of Massachusetts Boston

Exploring Determinants Of Asian American College Students’ Sense Of Belonging, Samuel Museus, Dina Maramba

Samuel D Museus

No abstract provided.


Student Participation Patterns In Online Discussion: Incorporating Constructivist Discussion Into Online Courses, Hoe Kyeung Kim, Betzi Bateman 2009 Cleveland State University

Student Participation Patterns In Online Discussion: Incorporating Constructivist Discussion Into Online Courses, Hoe Kyeung Kim, Betzi Bateman

Betzi L. Bateman

The purpose of this article was to explore student participation patterns in online discussion boards related to their characteristics and question types. The characteristics of students enrolled in an online course and the impact of types of discussion questions on student posts were examined. During the 16 weeks of a course, the participation patterns of 14 students and their 469 posts were analyzed to examine levels of collaboration. Findings suggested that posts stating individual perspectives were dominant regardless of the type of discussion question asked. Higher-order thinking questions yielded more collaborative patterns among students than questions asking the knowledge at ...


Academically Gifted African American Male College Students, Fred Bonner 2009 Texas A&M University

Academically Gifted African American Male College Students, Fred Bonner

Fred A Bonner II

No abstract provided.


Writing Architecture: The Role Of Process Journals In Architectural Education, Shannon Chance 2009 Dublin Institute of Technology

Writing Architecture: The Role Of Process Journals In Architectural Education, Shannon Chance

Shannon M. Chance

No abstract provided.


Teachers Podcast, Kathleen King 2009 University of South Florida

Teachers Podcast, Kathleen King

Kathleen P King

This site and its companion site provide over 200 hrs of on-demand digital audio faculty development (k-12 teachers as primary focus). Dr. Kathy King and Mark Gura have been producing and hosting The teachers Podcast (Fka as podcast for teachers) since 2005. Check out this informative and fun series which has garnered over 5 million downloads thus far.


Implications Of The Economic Interactions Between Northern And Southern Tribes Of Sudan, Professor Issam Mohamed 2009 Department of Economics. Al Neelain University, Khartoum, Sudan

Implications Of The Economic Interactions Between Northern And Southern Tribes Of Sudan, Professor Issam Mohamed

Professor Issam A.W. Mohamed

The present paper discusses issues of the tribal interactions living on the borders between North and South Sudan. Fore-sights are looked for, especially after secession. There are multiple ethnic relations and mutual resources collectively utilized. Different tribes live on those resources, in specifics those who depend on a livelihood of herding cattle, camels, sheep and goats. The conceptions of no-borders, free water resources and open range were entrenched for hundreds of years. The sudden realization of necessities of new borders generates revulsion, sense of deprivation and end of traditional life practice. Additionally, development issues are weak with lack of infrastructure ...


Help-Negation And Suicidal Ideation: The Role Of Depression, Anxiety And Hopelessness., Coralie Wilson 2009 University of Wollongong

Help-Negation And Suicidal Ideation: The Role Of Depression, Anxiety And Hopelessness., Coralie Wilson

Coralie J Wilson

Help-negation is expressed behaviorally by the refusal or avoidance of available help and cognitively by the inverse relationship between self-reported symptoms of psychological distress and help-seeking intentions. The current study is part of a larger multi-cite research program developed and led by the first author. It examines the association between suicidal ideation and intentions to seek help from friends, family and professional mental health sources in a sample of 302 Australian university students. Participants were 77.5% female and aged from 18-25 years old, with 85.4% aged 21 years or younger. Higher levels of suicidal ideation were related to ...


Whole-Mind Teaching And Learning: A Case Study In Engineering, Terry Smith, Susan Vasana 2009 University of North Florida

Whole-Mind Teaching And Learning: A Case Study In Engineering, Terry Smith, Susan Vasana

Terry L. Smith

Whole-mind Teaching and Learning (WmTL) activities and a case study on WmTL practices are presented in this article. The traditional logical/analytical emphasis of engineering curricula is complemented and enhanced with an intuitive/holistic approach, which implements the following practices: apply art principles; use intuition in design and in results checking; balance horizontal and vertical thinking in problem-solving; and allow time for solitary thinking in concert with supportive/stimulating group discussion. Practice in the case study was conducted by using creativity as one of the criteria in evaluating course projects. Other approaches include a second chance for mid-term exams and ...


Educação Do Olhar: Um Processo Significativo, Filipe Celeti 2009 Faculdade Sumaré, São Paulo

Educação Do Olhar: Um Processo Significativo, Filipe Celeti

Filipe Celeti

A partir do conceito ausubeliano de aprendizagem significativa é possível tecer um paralelo entre educar o olhar e o conhecimento significativo. O baixo caráter inquietante existente no uso da arte impede que o aluno consiga ter a intenção de atribuir significado ao sensorial. O problema não é apenas o do ensino artístico, pois educar o olhar é educar o sujeito. É necessária uma educação de possibilidades para que, ao ver o mundo, o sujeito (aluno) possa interpretar e significar o que lhe afeta os cinco sentidos.


Designing Multimedia For The Internet Visual Literacy Of Adult Online Learners, Beth Rubin, Dee Schmidgall, Lisa Ramos-Torrescano 2009 DePaul University

Designing Multimedia For The Internet Visual Literacy Of Adult Online Learners, Beth Rubin, Dee Schmidgall, Lisa Ramos-Torrescano

Beth Rubin

This paper describes how to use multimedia effectively in online courses aimed at adult audiences who have lower internet visual literacy. This paper will help faculty and others who develop online courses for adults to understand key principles for using multimedia to increase engagement and learning, reduce distraction, and take cognitive load limits and student internet visual literacy into account.


Emerald City Mayhem & Murder, Beau Brock 2009 Selected Works

Emerald City Mayhem & Murder, Beau Brock

Beau James Brock

This skit is a fictitious trial of Dorothy for for murdering witches in Emerald City. It is an educational tool for schools to use in conjunction with Civics class for Law Week activities. It is a complete mock trial skit with roles for an entire class to play either parties, lawyers, court officials or jurors. The skit will last approximately 25 minutes when performed and with discussion afterwards will fill 45 minutes to an hour.


Satisfying Privacy Requirements: One Step Before Anonymization, Xiaoxun Sun, H Wang, J Li 2009 ACER

Satisfying Privacy Requirements: One Step Before Anonymization, Xiaoxun Sun, H Wang, J Li

Xiaoxun Sun

No abstract provided.


Brazilian Lifelong Education And Learning, John Henschke 2009 Lindenwood University

Brazilian Lifelong Education And Learning, John Henschke

John A. Henschke EdD

Providing an overview of Brazilian Education is a task that could take volumes to present. Moreover, to do this in a comprehensive way would involve many Brazilians that have been involved with the Brazilian Educational System for many years. There are many facets that would be included in this country's rich history and present manifestation of education and learning. Nonetheless, as a visitor from the United States of America who has been privileged to visit Brazil eight times and conduct various lifelong learning education al programs there, I will attempt in this paper to offer some of my observations ...


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