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Jan Amos Comenius  

Stephen Tomlinson

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Sep 2017
Jan Amos Comenius (b. 1592) is widely recognized as a pivotal figure in the history of educational thought. Living during a period of great turmoil he promoted universal schooling as the ... More

John Dewey and Teacher Education  

Margaret Schmidt and Randall Everett Allsup

John Dewey’s writings on schooling are extensive, and characteristically wide-ranging: teachers are expected to think deeply about knowledge construction, how we think and learn, the ... More

Key Instances of Holistic Curriculum as Alternatives to National Curriculum  

John P. Miller

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Latin American Perspectives on Participatory Methodologies in Educational Research  

Danilo Romeu Streck and Telmo Adams

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Aug 2019
Since the second half of the 20th century, research practices in social science and the humanities in Latin America and the Caribbean have been developed alongside criticisms of positivist ... More

Leadership Coaching  

Donald Wise

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Learner Engagement in Teacher Education  

Kay K. Seo and Scott Gibbons

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Jun 2019
In teacher education, learner engagement is an important instructional consideration. When students are physically, cognitively, and socially involved in the learning process, they can ... More

Learning Strategies Instruction  

Mary Grosser

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article. As ... More

Liberalism in Education  

Winston C. Thompson

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Jul 2017
The concept of liberalism has a wide influence on contemporary work within the field of education. Given this breadth of effect, it is not surprising that liberalism can be invoked in the ... More

Life Stories, Criminal Justice, and Caring Research  

Chrissie Rogers

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Jul 2018
In the context of offenders who have learning difficulties, autism, and/or social, emotional, and mental health problems, their families, and professionals who work with them, caring and ... More

Listening to Students in Schools  

Marilene Proença Rebello de Souza and Silvia Helena Vieira Cruz

Access to education has generally been recognized as a human right. There is a consensus among the various sectors of civil society and government regarding the importance of schooling ... More

Literacy and Identities  

Christopher J. Wagner

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article. ... More

Longitudinal Study of Teachers  

Clive Beck, Clare Kosnik, and Elizabeth Rosales

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Apr 2017
The longitudinal study of teachers gives a time perspective on the life and work of teachers, instead of just a snapshot at a particular point. The time period in question may be just a ... More

Managing Behavior or Promoting Engagement?  

Jeff Thomas

Classroom behavior management has consistently been recognized as a central issue of importance in staff well-being, student success, and school culture. For decades, theories and models ... More

Market Economy, Social Change, and Education Inequality in China  

Shibao Guo and Yan Guo

China has experienced major shifts from a centrally planned economy to a market economy, from centralization to decentralization, from state ownership to privatization, and from a decisive ... More

Marxism and Educational Theory  

Mike Cole

While Marx and Engels wrote little on education, the educational implications of Marxism are clear. Education both reproduces capitalism and has the potential to undermine it. With respect ... More

Mental Toughness  

Helen St. Clair-Thompson and Sarah Mcgeown

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article. Mental ... More

Meta-ethnography in Education  

George W. Noblit

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Jul 2019
Meta-ethnography is a very popular method for the synthesis of qualitative research. It was designed for the field of education but has been exceedingly popular in the health sciences. In ... More

Metalinguistic Transfer  

Guofang Li, Zhuo Sun, and Haoyun Li

Metalinguistic awareness is a cognitive process that allows a person to explicitly think about structural features of language such as phonological, morphological, and orthographic ... More

Mindfulness and “Educational New Ageism”  

Marina Schwimmer and Kevin McDonough

Mindfulness meditation is a growing social phenomenon in Western countries and is now also becoming a common part of life in public schools. The concept of mindfulness originated in ... More

Mixed Methods Approaches and Qualitative Methodology for Higher Education Policy Research  

Nidhi S. Sabharwal and C. M. Malish

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education. Please check back later for the full article. The ... More

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