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Educational theory can refer to either speculative educational thought in general or to a theory of education as something that guides, explains, or describes educational practice.
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Simulation-based procedure training is now integrated within health professions education with literature demonstrating increased performance and translational patient-level outcomes. The focus of published work has been centered around description of such procedural training and the creation of realistic part-task models. There has been little att...
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Feminist research on gender inequalities in academia has demonstrated the need for policies in universities and scientific institutions to be oriented towards institutional and cultural change in order to promote gender equality. It has also highlighted the role of women's representative groups and the strategies and lines of action that organizati...
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This paper focuses on teaching and learning approaches that assist novice and other educators in higher education. These principles are applied to a real-world example of an undergraduate teaching session inclusive of local and international nursing students. Educational theory pertaining to the session is briefly discussed, however, the focus is o...
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Given its importance and value in ensuring quality education, the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) of teachers draws significant attention from researchers. Research has thus focused on teachers’ CPD practices and the factors influencing those practices. However, a broad theoretical framework that relates teacher CPD participation factors...
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Today, multilevel analytics on educational governance, management, and leadership are common in educational leadership research, drawing on a variety of approaches and academic disciplines. This article develops a threefold critique of the state of the art. First, this article argues that research on higher education leadership often represents an...
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This dissertation critically examines how the monocultural ethnocentric structures of the Mexican education system – that are reproduced in the course of change processes in macro-level institutions, in their educational policies and their diversity-sensitive educational approaches – affect the educational quality of Native Mexican peoples, and, in...
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Malaysia established its Eleventh Malaysia Plan (11MP) to achieve sustainable economic development, with one of its primary strategic thrusts being "accelerating human capital development for an advanced nation." This study examines one aspect of human capital development by reviewing the reading habits of Malaysian youths and the conjecture surrou...
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Background Critical appraisal of medical research is a valuable skill set that emergency physicians must learn in order to become competent clinicians. Despite the need for effective critical appraisal skills training, these skills have remained difficult to teach and assess. This study aimed to explore emergency physicians’ perceptions of the barr...
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Abstract Educational theories (‚Erziehungswissenschaftliche Theorien‘) are a constitutive element of educational studies and teacher training. But what do students and instructors think about these theories, how do they evaluate them and to what extent do they deal with them in higher education? Despite their theoretical and practical relevance, th...
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The preservice teacher education assumes a predominant role in the quality of the educational process that must be assumed in public education policies, noting the importance of reflection on a variety of aspects, including the curriculum, teaching and learning methods, and pedagogical practices. To this end, this article aims to: i) present and c...
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This chapter is an outline of educational conceptions developed by the two distinguished theorists of education, John Dewey and Lev S. Vygotsky. The chapter focuses around such issues as the pragmatic view of learning as a process, largely facilitated in its social constructivist and democratic settings. It also discusses the notions of learning as...
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The European Examination in Core Cardiology (EECC) is a knowledge-based postgraduate examination for cardiology specialists in Europe. It is designed to assess if a trainee has gained sufficient knowledge for independent specialist practice in core cardiology. A critical evaluation of the ECCC was undertaken using current educational theory. Miller...
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The aim of visualization is to support people in dealing with large and complex information structures, to make these structures more comprehensible, facilitate exploration, and enable knowledge discovery. However, users often have problems reading and interpreting data from visualizations, in particular when they experience them for the first time...
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Increasingly complex products and services, as well as the continuing trend of customer participation in service creation processes, reinforce the need for companies to provide customers with the necessary stimulus, knowledge and skills so that they can obtain and/or use said products and services in a value-adding manner. This is where the custome...
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This paper is a critique of the PAK learning practice which has often shackled students by using Henry A. Giroux's Critical Education theory as a basic reference for criticism. This research uses descriptive qualitative research with a literature study approach. There is also the method used in this study, namely a literature study approach by coll...
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Metacognition and self-regulation are important skills for successful learning and have been discussed and researched extensively in the general education literature for several decades. More recently, there has been growing interest in understanding how metacognitive and self-regulatory skills contribute to student success in the context of comput...
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There has been a growing interest in student debt research in recent years among researchers and graduate students. Student loan has become a popular means of financing the increasing cost of higher education among millennia, thus spurring the rising interest of researchers in this area. However, the availability of established theories related to...
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The purpose of this chapter is to support teacher educators’ professional learning around research literacy in a way that enables them to explicitly model to teachers the interplay between research, theory and practice. Explicit modelling is a signature pedagogy of teacher educators, yet often teacher educators do not link practice with research or...
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This is the fifth volume of the popular ALiEM Faculty Incubator - International Clinician Educator Blog joint project: Education Theory Made Practical, Volume 5. This project is made possible in part with funding by the Government of Ontario and through eCampusOntario’s support of the Virtual Learning Strategy. To learn more about the Virtual Lear...
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This is the fourth volume of the popular series: Education Theory Made Practical which has been brought to you as a joint effort between the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine (ALiEM) Faculty Incubator program and the International Clinician Educator Blog. This project is made possible in part with funding from the Government of Ontario and throu...
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Michel De Certeau’s scholars have rarely explored the pedagogical potential of the French thinker’s thought. This paper aims at reconstructing the question of the teaching practice in De Certeau’s works and, building on such reconstruction, it proposes a possible ‘heterological’ comprehension of teaching. Moving from an early writing dealing specif...
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In fall 2018, students from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York and from theUniversity of South Africa in Pretoria embarked on a pilot collaboration to engageconversation and cross-experience exchange. The initiative was rooted in theAdelphi course entitled, “The Reshaping of Social Relations in the Modern World”and through a network of stu...
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In fall 2018, students from Adelphi University in Garden City, New York and from the University of South Africa in Pretoria embarked on a pilot collaboration to engage conversation and cross-experience exchange. The initiative was rooted in the Adelphi course entitled, "The Reshaping of Social Relations in the Modern World" and through a network of...
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Keywords: activism – BIPOC communities – Black Lives Matter – social class – critical pedagogy – community organizing – ethnic studies – Paulo Freire – geography – Kimberlé Crenshaw – intersectionality – Marxism – oppression – open Marxism – spatiality – scale – social movements – patriarchy – popular education – sexism – White supremacy – Whitenes...
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I interact with three different orders of reality – the natural, the practical, and the discursive – as I develop my human emotionality concerning failures and vulnerabilities. This article investigates and documents my journey towards social engagement, acknowledging and working on my failures and vulnerabilities as a part of being human. Influenc...
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Pop culture in language education provides rich insights into the nexus between language and culture, acknowledging the diverse range of linguistic and cultural artifacts in pop culture that can be used in language education. This edited volume reflects on pop culture in language education through four interrelated parts: 1) the language of pop cul...
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What is the value of Yoruba epistemology, theory of knowledge, particularly its philosophy of perception, to humanity in general, and to contemporary Nigeria, in particular? How does Yorùbá epistemology connect with educational theory and practice in Nigeria? This essay recognizes but goes beyond the more general overviews on classical Yoruba educa...
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Delivery of effective healthcare for the geriatric population is often complex due to the interplay between physical, social, and emotional variables. It is well established that it is the interplay between chronic medical conditions, social determinants of health, function and geriatric syndromes that drives outcomes. This complexity makes it espe...
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Książka kierowana jest do praktyków szukających podpowiedzi i inspiracji w zakresie metod i form nauczania zdalnego, studentów kierunków filologiczno-pedagogicznych, chcących zrozumieć, jakie wyzwania przed nimi stoją, i do badaczy zainteresowanych problematyką językowego kształcenia zdalnego z perspektywy nauczyciela. Przedstawione na jej łamach r...
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Introducción: La presente teoría educativa transcompleja es una propuesta de transformación educativa que se centra en la aplicación de la visión paradigmática de la complejidad y la transdisciplinariedad. Objetivos: Mostrar lineamientos para un manejo reflexivo, complejo y transdisciplinar aplicados a ejes concretos tales como: Currículo complejo...
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Educational theory claims that integrating learning style into learning-related activities can improve academic performance. Traditional methods to recognize learning styles are mostly based on questionnaires and online behavior analyses. These methods are highly subjective and inaccurate in terms of recognition. Electroencephalography (EEG) signal...
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The trans-complex approach to education changes the work of the teacher and faculty, in particular the social outlook and resilience of the student is tested with this new mode of self-learning and adaptation. The new proposed form of education involves the application of a non-physical classroom, immersed in a creative and constant flux of complex...
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Embodied design (ED, Abrahamson, 2009; Abrahamson & Lindgren, 2014; Abrahamson et al., 2020) is a design-based research program investigating the phenomenology of designing, teaching, enacting, and learning a culture’s cognitive practices. ED’s design rationale is to identify, source, embrace, and leverage humans’ naturalistic perceptuomotor, socia...
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Posthuman is the ability to cultivate and expand what the significance of the human is in relationship to the rest of the world and the universe at large. So, in this respect it is a type of evolutionary paradigm shift of conscious, cognition, philosophical, spiritual understandings. Thus, the theory itself is a methodology in which to decenter the...
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In this chapter, we further explore and contextualize school development amidst the tensions between contemporary policies and the educational needs of students. We conceptualize school development as a process that mediates among tensions that result in a Zone of Uncertainty. We then describe our application of school development in the Arizona In...
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Critical theory seeks to elucidate important points of curriculum content / development and the associated results of education itself has for the student, the theory in itself seeks to be critical of the basis which education in itself takes place. This includes how the teaching is done, and what the actual purpose of the education is for, and how...
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Background Critical appraisal of medical research is a valuable skill set that emergency physicians must learn in order to become competent clinicians. Despite the need for effective critical appraisal skills training, these skills have remained difficult to teach and assess. This study aimed to explore emergency physicians’ perceptions of the barr...
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Introduction Dyslexia and dyspraxia are categorised as specific learning difficulties (SpLDs). Dyslexia impacts upon reading and writing. Dyspraxia is concerned more with hand-eye coordination. However, each of these conditions carries a variety of strengths and weaknesses. Universities and employers in the United Kingdom are required by law to mak...
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Background: The medical education community is reflecting increasingly on the role and nature of research in the field. Useful sources of data to include in these reflections are a description of the topics in which we are investing our energies, an analysis of the extent to which there is a sense of progress on these topics, and an examination of...
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This interview sheds light on current developments threatening the disciplinary ‘heart’ of education. Taking a starting point in the continental ‘configuration’ of the field, Gert Biesta and Stefan T Siegel argue that there are forms of theory considered distinctively educational. Based on this premise, they discuss why defining educational theorie...
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Στη χώρα μας, έχουμε κάθε λόγο να οραματιζόμαστε μία Θρησκειοπαιδαγωγική του Δημόσιου Χώρου, που θα προάγει την ιδέα ενός «πολιτικού» Μαθήματος των Θρησκευτικών. Τοποθετούμε τον επιθετικό προσδιορισμό «πολιτικός» μέσα σε εισαγωγικά, για να καταστήσουμε εμφανές ότι το μάθημα αυτό δεν παραπέμπει στην πολιτική διακυβέρνηση ή την πολιτική εξουσία, αλλά...
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The purpose of this paper is to investigate the field of University Pedagogy and specifically the relationship between theory (learning theories university teachers adopt) and practice (actual teaching) in Higher Education Institutions. To this end, we conducted a mixed methodology research (triangulation) by implicating both the students and the u...
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In what ways have we been dancing our ways of teaching mathematics through transformative pedagogy? Orienting to this key question based on the research studies (Luitel, 2009; Pant 2015; Shrestha, 2018), in this paper we explore how we experienced culturally decontextualised mathematics pedagogy, thereby working for the agenda of transformative (au...
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Infographics are increasingly being utilized to disseminate medical knowledge to both the scientific and non-scientific communities. Landmark clinical trials are traditionally presented in either purely text-based complete or abstract formats that might inadvertently discourage trainees from perusing them. Educational theories that highlight the du...
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S The objective is to determine the significance of Marti's educational thought in Cuba between 1990 and 2012 through the analysis of sources of information on the subject. From the identification in each document of its general approach, the fundamental theses and the focused Martian ideas, the authors inferred the vitality of the object of study...
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his study describes the impact of a training simulation aimed to increase preparedness and confidence of users’ strategies in conducting screening and brief intervention (SBI). METHOD. This quasi-experimental, single-group pretest–posttest design included 44 Masters students. Changes in student confidence and preparedness in selecting appropriate r...
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Through action research I inquired into my pedagogical practice by questioning the nature of knowledge I valued as a lecturer. This questioning led me to develop my ‘living educational theory’ (Whitehead, 1989, p.41) of privileging tacit knowledge within a Software Engineering curriculum. My living educational theory is grounded in ideas of profess...
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(1) Background: Educational theories are a constitutive element of educational studies. Despite their theoretical relevance, little is still known about students’ and instructors’ understandings of educational theories and their theory-related attitudes and beliefs. (2) Methods: To elucidate these constructs and to test their relevance, we conducte...
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Laws and institutions must go hand in hand with the progress of the human mind. As that becomes more enlightened, new truths discovered, and opinions change, institutions must advance also to keep pace… Establish the law for educating the common people. This is the business of the state. Thomas Jefferson, ltr. to S. Kercheval, 1816, and Jefferson M...
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We examine the impact of unconditional cash transfers (UCTs) on child labour and educational outcomes. We first develop a simple theoretical model where we explore how government transfers financed by labour income taxation affect household decisions on child labour and education. We then empirically examine the impact of Pakistan’s Benazir Income...
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Environmental education should be accessible to all age levels and all development sectors to create an environmentally friendly society. Until today, such education has only been in the ecological scope and excluding things that are more contextual to everyday life. For this reason, it is deemed necessary to seek various learning strategies and ex...
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Entrepreneurship educators can maximise the effectiveness of their delivery by having a firm grasp of the different educational philosophies and theories that underpin entrepreneurship education pedagogy and practice. A particular educational philosophical orientation underlies, directs, and drives educator practices and should align with what the...
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The knowledge, skills and attitudes taught on Advanced Life Support (ALS) courses are an important learning requirement for healthcare professionals who are involved with the care of acutely unwell patients. It is essential that the course design and delivery is appropriately planned to ensure that it optimises the learning opportunities for all le...
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Referring to historical debates and theories on vocational education and training (VET) since the 19th century and developments up to the present day, this paper considers the cultural conditions that were relevant for the emergence and legitimisation of vocational education and training and, in particular, the dual principle of apprenticeships in...
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The way that education is conceptualized and studied in the English and German languages is very different. This reflects broader differences in ways of thinking between the European Continent and the Anglophone world. This starts with the way that the disciplinary field of Education as a whole is structured: In the English-speaking world, the term...
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This article turns to the neglected pedagogical concept of ingenium in order to address some shortcomings of the admiration-emulation model of Linda Zabzebski's influential exemplarist moral theory. I will start by introducing the problem of the admiration-emu-lation model by way of a fictional example. I will then briefly outline the concept of in...
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Background Teaching cybercivility requires thoughtful attention to curriculum development and content delivery. Theories, models, and conceptual and theoretical frameworks (hereafter “tools”) provide useful foundations for integrating new knowledge and skills into existing professional practice and education. We conducted this scoping review to ide...
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Autonomy in Language Education offers a holistic overview of and novel contribution to a complex and multifaceted, yet under-studied, field of inquiry that is transforming language pedagogy. It offers 14 original chapters that critically analyze the impact of Henri Holec’s seminal 1979 book Autonomy in Foreign Language Learning; unpack theoretical,...
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Teaching Adult Immigrants with Limited Formal Education: Theory, Research, and Practice is a compendium of the six modules that were the result of the third phase of the EU-Speak Project, European Speakers of Other Languages: Teaching Adult Migrants and Training Their Teachers, an ambitious collaborative research project carried out by several Euro...
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The present inquiry is based on the data, text and findings from my Ph.D. project. I have used the Living Educational Theory approach to improve my English as a Second Language (ESL henceforth) teaching practice and produce knowledge from questions such as How do I improve what I am doing? This paper reports a classroom-based action-research study...
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We present a reflective essay about Service-Learning that seeks to contribute to guiding its practice in educational institutions -particularly in higher education-, identifying a current moment where the broad use of the term can lead to emptying of content or to uses based on commercial logics. Starting from a Freirian understanding of educationa...
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Clinical teaching lies at the heart of physicians’ training; however, it is often opportunistic, haphazard, and lacks a theoretical foundation. Medical education is a profession that requires robust scientific methods and an evidence-based approach driven by accountability and patient safety concerns in the healthcare provision nowadays. Learning t...
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This study explores international students' interpretations of the President Trump's controversial 2017 immigration policies and their university's response to them. Findings suggest the students' experiences could be profoundly affected by political rhetoric. While an educational institution could distance itself from the rhetoric and students may...
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This special issue focuses on the theoretical, empirical and practical integrations between embodied cognition theory (EC) and educational science. The key question is: Can EC constitute a new theoretical framework for educational science and practice? The papers of the special issue support the efforts of those interested in the role of EC in educ...
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The journal Advances in Health Sciences Education: Theory and Practice has, under Geoff Norman’s leadership, promoted a collaborative approach to investigating educationally-savvy and innovative health care practices, where academic medical educators can work closely with healthcare practitioners to improve patient care and safety. But in medical p...
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This doctoral thesis is presented within the Teacher Training, Education Theories and Practices line of research in the Graduate Program in Education at La Salle University. The overall objective is to explain how different players, in a higher education technology program, in the area of International Business, understand the teaching and learning...
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The purpose of this paper was to find out if the South African government is using the Social Sciences grade 8 and 9 curriculum to spread the democratic values of the constitution. After extensive analysis of the policies that underpin the South African education, analysis on of the curriculum itself, and the leaner’s textbooks. It was found that t...
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Purpose Experiential approaches have become increasingly common in entrepreneurship education in response to calls for different approaches to the traditional didactic process-driven approach. Experiential approaches offer the potential to develop the skills and mindset that are required in entrepreneurship. Research has highlighted the critical im...
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Teaching clinical reasoning in emergency medicine requires educators to foster diagnostic accuracy and judicious decision-making amidst chaotic ambient factors including clinician fatigue, high cognitive load, and diverse patient expectations. The current study applies the early work of Jurgen Habermas and his knowledge-constitutive interests as a...
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In our third volume of the Education Theory Made Practical series, we continue to try to close the gap betwen the theoretical world of health professions education and the real world of clinical and classroom teaching. Originally written as a joint venture between the International Clinician Educator blog (https://icenetblog.royalcollege.ca/) and t...
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In the field of ideology and politics education in colleges and universities, there is a trend of Internet-based education environment, educational objects, educational concepts and educational methods. How to make use of the advantages of Internet cross-border connection and innovation-driven to realize the innovation and upgrading of ideology and...
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Stebletsky A.L. PhD in Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor Assosiate Professor of Theory and History of Pedagogy Department, Pedagogical Institute, Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University FACTORS OF EDUCATION QUALITY ENSURING The growth of information flows in different spheres of life, as well as the decay of some professions and emerging of new on...
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The trans-complex approach to education changes the work of the teacher and faculty, in particular the social outlook and resilience of the student is tested with this new mode of self-learning and adaptation. The new proposed form of education involves the application of a non-physical classroom, immersed in a creative and constant flux of complex...
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This autoethnographic study explores how my (the author’s) four-year ashrama pilgrimage was a transformative learning experience in peace education. The pilgrimage was an embodied, sociocultural spatial immersion in the Raja Yogic tradition which led to the development of Yogic Peace Education: Theory and Practice, a pedagogic framework and collabo...
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This paper adopts the Inquire Based Learning (IBL) as an Teaching technology in the framework of an Educational Theory consisting in a blending of Ausubel’s Meaningful Theory and Mathew Lipman’s Philosophy for Children Program. The abacus was used to teach addition and subtraction in a meaningful way. The underlying didactic sequence was applied to...
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With Empire, Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri reinvigorated debates in political theory and radical philosophy about the cultivation of revolutionary subjectivity. Their theorization of Empire and multitude has also significantly affected the tenor of critical approaches to educational theory during the past two decades. In this article, we discuss...
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This article explores the educational theory and dialogical pedagogy of the Indian classic the Bhagavad Gita.
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Argumentative Driven Inquiry (ADI) is a type of problem-based learning (PBL) that allows students to explore the scientific world around them. The ADI format allows students to take ownership of their scientific exploration by allowing the students to create their labs. It is believed that by allowing the students to create their method of explorat...