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Approaches to Handling Common Response Styles and Issues in Educational Surveys  

Chester Chun Seng Kam and Xitao Fan

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Feb 2017
Survey has been a widely used data collection method for a variety of purposes in educational research. Although response styles have the potential to contaminate survey results, ... More

Authentic Assessment  

Kim H. Koh

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Feb 2017
Authentic tasks replicate real-world challenges and standards of performance that experts or professionals typically face in the field. The term “authentic assessment” was first coined by ... More

Autoethnography  

Susanne Gannon

Autoethnography is an increasingly popular form of postpositivist narrative inquiry that has recently begun to appear in educational contexts. The multiple lineages of autoethnography ... More

Common Core Standards (U.S.)  

Patrick Shannon

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Jan 2018
The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are part of a third wave of school reform in the United States. With accompanying tests, these standards combine calls for increased academic rigor, ... More

European Studies and Research in Adult Learning and Education  

Oriol Rios-Gonzalez

The European Commission launched a renewed agenda for adult learning with the objective of ensuring access to high-quality educational opportunities to adult learners for the promotion of ... More

Globalization of Educational Knowledge and Research  

Keita Takayama

Transnational flows of educational knowledge and research are fundamentally guided by the global geopolitics of knowledge—the historically constituted relations of power born out of the ... More

Interviews and Interviewing in the Ethnography of Education  

Geoffrey Walford

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May 2018
Interviews are frequently used in ethnographic research, but it is argued that they pose particular difficulties in interpretation. While ethnographers are interested in understanding how ... 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

Moral and Character Education  

David Ian Walker and Stephen J. Thoma

At core, moral and character education aims to develop the moral person. How this end state develops has been hindered by interest from different theoretical positions, differences between ... More

Music Education Research  

Koji Matsunobu and Liora Bresler

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

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