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Accountabilities in Schools and School Systems  

Bob Lingard, Sam Sellar, and Steven Lewis

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Jul 2017
This article surveys developments in educational accountabilities over the last three decades. In this time, accountability in schools and schooling systems across Anglo-American nations ... More

Achievement Motivation in Education  

Judith Meece and Charlotte Agger

Achievement motivation theories are used to understand gender discrepancies in motivation across various academic domains. Early on in the field of motivation research, researchers ... More

A Collaborative Process for Incorporating Universal Design for Learning and Evidence-Based Practice into Inclusive Teacher Education Programs  

Spencer Salend and Catharine Whittaker

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Jan 2018
In light of the need to prepare reflective and effective teachers who can differentiate their instruction to support the learning of all students in inclusive classrooms, this article ... More

Active Listening, Music Education, and Society  

Dan Mamlok

A common definition of listening distinguishes between hearing and listening. The basic distinction describes hearing as a passive action of perceiving sounds, whereas listening involves ... More

Addressing Dilemmas and Tensions in Inclusive Education  

Brahm Norwich and George Koutsouris

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Jun 2017
Inclusive education has become a prominent international ideal and value in educational policies and practices. It is a seemingly simple concept about opportunities, equality, and ... More

Adult Education, Community, and Learning for Democracy in Scotland  

Jim Crowther, Aileen Ackland, Margaret Petrie, and David Wallace

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Dec 2017
Historically, the relationship between adult education and democracy has been one of mutual synergy with education providing the context for thoughtful reflection and democratic action. ... More

Alternative Education  

Martin Mills and Glenda McGregor

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Jul 2017
Alternative schooling has a long history. However, defining alternative schooling is difficult because it necessitates an answer to the question: “alternative to what?” It suggests that ... More

Applications of Cognitive Neuroscience in Educational Research  

Bert De Smedt

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May 2018
The application of neuroscience to educational research remains an area of much debate. While some scholars have argued that such applications are not possible (and will never be ... More

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

Area-based Responses to Educational Disadvantage  

Kirstin Kerr and Alan Dyson

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Apr 2017
Countries across the world struggle to break the relationship between socio-economic disadvantage and educational outcomes. Even in otherwise affluent countries, children and young people ... More

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