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Effective Practices for Helping Students Transition to Post-Secondary Education  

Jenn de Lugt

Online publication date:
Jun 2020
Globally, more and more students with disabilities are choosing to continue on to post-secondary education following high school. Nevertheless, in comparison to their non-disabled peers, ... More

Effective Practices for Helping Students Transition to Work  

Michael Shevlin, John Kubiak, Mary-Ann O'Donovan, Marie Devitt, Barbara Ringwood, Des Aston, and Conor McGuckin

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Sep 2020
People with disabilities have been among the most marginalized groups within society, with consequent limitations imposed on their access to many goods within society, including education, ... More

Effective Practices for Teaching All Learners in Secondary Classrooms  

Kate de Bruin

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Sep 2020
It is important to consider inclusive and effective teacher practices in secondary classrooms as distinct from other schooling levels and settings. Many years of inclusive education reforms ... More

Effective Practices for Teaching Self-Determination  

Dalun Zhang, Yi-Fan Li, and Melina Cavazos

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Aug 2020
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education and Society
Self-determination refers to a set of skills that helps individuals with disabilities control their life and achieve better inclusive outcomes. In special education, self-determination is ... More

Effective Practices for Teaching Social Skills  

Timothy J. Lewis, Courtney Jorgenson, Jessica Simpson, and Trisha Guffey

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Aug 2020
Student problem behavior continues to significantly impact student academic, social, and emotional functional in school and post-school. Positive behavior support (PBS) focuses on ... More

Elite Schools and 21st-Century Class-Making  

Jane Kenway and Diana Langmead

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Mar 2017
Oxford Research Encyclopedia:
Education and Society
Whatever else it involves, elite schools’ core work is to help to make and remake class through education. Here, we provide an overview of their everyday practices of class-making and ... More

Emotions in Social-Historical Educational Contexts  

Paul A. Schutz, Sharon L. Nichols, and Sofia Bahena

After two decades of research on emotions in education we have come to understand little about the relationship of teachers and their instructional decision-making and students and their ... More

Environmental Education in Brazil and the Influence of Paulo Freire  

Marcos Reigota

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Apr 2020
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Curriculum and Pedagogy, Education and Society
In Brazil and around the world, the ideas of Paulo Freire have impacted the field of environmental education, at least since the 1970s. It is possible to observe and associate the influence ... More

Epistemology and Teacher Education  

Matthew Smith

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

Ethnographies of Development in SADC Countries  

Maropeng Modiba and Sandra Stewart

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Mar 2019
Postcolonial ethnographic studies in Africa and, specifically, in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region tend to demonstrate varying sensitivity to local knowledge systems ... More

Ethnographies of Education and Anthropological Knowledge Production  

Uma Pradhan and Karen Valentin

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Apr 2019
From an anthropological perspective, (educational) ethnography is much more than just a method in terms of a set of techniques but a way of taking a place in and grasping the world that ... More

Ethnography and Education  

Alpesh Maisuria and Dennis Beach

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Dec 2017
As described in Beach and Dovemark’s 2007 book, Education and the Commodity Problem, critical researchers have identified two fundamental roles for modern-day schools within capitalist ... More

Feminist Theory and Its Use in Qualitative Research in Education  

Emily Freeman

Feminist theory rose in prominence in educational research during the 1980s and experienced a resurgence in popularity during the late 1990s−2010s. Standpoint epistemologies, ... More

Gender and Math Development  

Julianne Herts and Susan Levine

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Mar 2020
A great deal of research has examined math development in males versus females. Some studies indicate that males do better on standardized tests of mathematics achievement, whereas females ... More

Gender and STEM in Higher Education in the United States  

Jill M. Bystydzienski

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Aug 2020
Despite recently improved numbers of women and other historically underrepresented groups in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) in U.S. higher education, women ... More

Gender in Prison-Based Education  

Allyson Dean

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Sep 2020
Incarceration often separates individuals from opportunities to engage in learning environments and scholastic pursuits. Education programs afforded to incarcerated individuals look ... More

Globalization, Digital Technology, and Teacher Education in the United States  

Jared Keengwe

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Oct 2018
Generally, as a result of the need for many schools to compete on a global level, the use of digital technologies has increased in teacher education programs as well as in U.S. public ... More

Group Discussions and the Documentary Method in Education Research  

Wivian Weller

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Oct 2019
Real groups constitute themselves as representatives of social structures, that is, of communicative processes in which it is possible to identify patterns and a certain model of ... More

Gypsies, Mobilities, and Schools in the United Kingdom  

Martin Myers

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Nov 2019
Gypsies are a minority community whose lives are often shaped by multiple oppressions. Whilst their ethnicity can be linked to accounts of migration stretching back over 1,000 years to ... More

Higher Education in China  

Jin Jiang

Online publication date:
Dec 2017
China’s higher education system witnessed quite a few dramatic institutional changes in recent years. The state has been making a series of attempts to increase the quantity of higher ... More