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Academic Audit for Universities

Michael J. Wells.

in Education

P ublished online November 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6038 words.

Academic audit for universities is a topic that is complex, technical, and laden with controversy. While the term “academic audit” is associated with evaluation in higher education, the...

Academic Freedom and Tenure in the United States

Luther Spoehr.

in Education

P ublished online September 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9841 words.

Academic freedom is a German import. Throughout the 19th century, more and more American scholars undertook advanced study in Germany and returned to the United States committed to...

Action Research as Continuous Professional Development in Southeast Asia

Sarimah binti Shaik-Abdullah, S. Kanageswari Suppiah Shanmugam and Mohan Chinappan.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 324 words.

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

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Action Research in Education

Mary Beth Hines, Adam Henze, Christina Ivanova, Leslie Rowland, Lottie Waggoner and Maria Lisak.

in Education

P ublished online February 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9447 words.

Educational action research involves participants conducting inquiry into their own practices in order to improve teaching and learning, practices and programs. This means that the...

Adjuncts in Higher Education in the United States

Tobias Hecht, Isabel Balseiro and Daniel Maxey.

in Education

P ublished online January 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 3787 words.

Although teaching remains the province of tenured and tenure-track professors in some elite colleges and universities in the United States, this arrangement is increasingly anomalous in...

Administrator Preparation

John R. Hoyle and Colleen Hoy.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6698 words.

Administrator preparation refers to leadership education graduate programs in universities, granting master’s and doctoral degrees in educational administration or educational leadership....

Adolescence

Alan Davis.

in Education

P ublished online September 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 6133 words.

Adolescence (from Latin, adolescere, to grow up) is the period of transition from childhood to adulthood, beginning with the onset of puberty, and lasting through sexual maturity and the...

Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate Courses

Xueli Wang and Kelly Wickersham.

in Education

P ublished online May 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7273 words.

The Advanced Placement (hereafter referred to as AP) program, developed by the College Board for high school students in the United States and Canada, consists of a growing list of over...

African American Racial Identity and Learning

Frank C. Worrell.

in Education

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 4867 words.

Racial identity is one of the most frequently studied cultural identities in the United States, and it is examined most frequently in relation to African Americans. Racial identity is also...

Alternative Schools

Susan Glassett Farrelly.

in Education

P ublished online July 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 8511 words.

The exact definition of what constitutes or qualifies as an alternative school varies from state to state, and country to country, as do the policies regulating and funding them. Because of...

Art Education

Cathy Smilan.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 11777 words.

This bibliography contains a selection of papers and volumes on themes under discussion in the field of art education. The topics presented here are but a sampling of issues that noted...

Art-Informed Pedagogies in the Preparation of Teachers in the United States

Melisa Cahnmann-Taylor and Lynn Sanders-Bustle.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online July 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques. 9679 words.

There are several interrelated themes in arts-informed pedagogies and teacher preparation: (1) the arts as tools to improve students’ academic achievement in other content areas such as...

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The Arts in Early Childhood Education

Niklas Pramling and Susanne Garvis.

in Education

P ublished online May 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7507 words.

The arts in early childhood education is an expanding field of research with many debated issues. Early childhood is defined in international literature from birth to eight years. The arts...

Arts-Based Action Research in the North

Timo Jokela.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online August 2019 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education. 8681 words.

The art-based action research (ABAR) method has its roots in action research, particularly in participatory action research (PAR) and action research in education and is clearly linked with...

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Assessing School Leader Effectiveness

Lee Alvoid and Beverly L. Weiser.

in Education

P ublished online December 2011 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 11340 words.

The urgency in the first decade of the 21st century to scrutinize American student achievement, compared with global competition, has resulted in a greater emphasis in the literature on the...

Assessment in Early Childhood Education

Claire McLachlan.

in Education

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 7004 words.

Assessment helps educators learn about children and identifies ways to support their learning and development. It helps educators become aware of children’s strengths and areas of their...

Assistive Technology to Enhance Inclusive Education

Dianne Chambers.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Educational Strategies and Policy; Education; Educational Equipment and Technology. 263 words.

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

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Beginning-Teacher Induction

Ruth Kane.

in Education

P ublished online September 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 8611 words.

Induction programs for beginning teachers have become favored policy initiatives in recent decades to enhance new teacher transition, socialization, retention, and quality. Evidence...

Behavioral Assessment

Wendy P. Oakes and Pamela Harris.

in Education

P ublished online July 2013 .

Article. Subjects: Education; Organization and Management of Education; Philosophy and Theory of Education; Schools Studies; Teaching Skills and Techniques. 10158 words.

Since the inception of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act in 1975, behavioral assessments in school contexts have evolved in theory and practice. Within multitiered prevention...

Biographical Approaches in Education

Belmira Oliveira Bueno.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Teaching Skills and Techniques; Education. 10094 words.

Since the 1980s, in different countries, researchers and educators have put into action a number of studies of teachers’ biographies, teachers’ narratives and stories, as well as other ways...

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