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An Assessment Of The Environmental Literacy Of Pre-Service Teachers In Colleges Of Education In Ghana
Ghana has lost about 93 percent of its forest reserves in 68 years and its rich biodiversity is gradually being depleted due to poaching, habitat loss, pollution of water bodies and deforestation (Buamah, Petrusevski and Schippers, 2008; Tamakloe, 2010; Tom-Dery, Dagben and Cobbina, 2012). The cost ...
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Author : Atuguba, Juliet A.
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 2-9. ISBN 9780704428621
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Constructions Of Heritage In Japanese As A Heritage Language Schools In England
This paper presents data from interviews conducted with head administrators of 10 Japanese as a Heritage Language (JHL) schools in England and examines their emic perspectives on ‘heritage’. ‘Heritage’ is defined as “elements of past experience that a group deliberately sets out to preserve and pa...
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Author : Mulvey, Nahoko
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 77-85. ISBN 9780704428621
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Developing As A Teacher: A Study Of Nigerian Teachers
This paper presents insights gained from preparatory work in relation to a research about the early career experiences of teachers in Lagos State. The historic failings of Nigeria’s public school system have left Nigerian Education sector with challenges such as low teaching standards and lack of ba...
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Author : Fasoyiro, Olufunke
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 45-53. ISBN 9780704428621
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Developing Provision For Children With Speech, Language And Communication Needs; The Role Of Key Stage 1 Classrooms
Speech, language and communication needs (SLCN) are thought to have a negative influence on a child’s subsequent development and educational attainment and SLCN is the most prevalent primary educational need for children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in primary schools. As part of a wider inv...
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Author : Vivash, Joanna
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 131-136. ISBN 9780704428621
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Exploring The Role Of Ofsted In Development Of Creativity Skills On Vocational Business Studies Courses In Further Education Colleges
What is the role of Ofsted, as a major stakeholder and gatekeeper for maintaining standards of quality in education, in promoting the development of creativity skills in vocational business studies courses for young learners aged 16 to 19 in Further Education Colleges? Using an exploratory, illus...
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Author : Mahil, Jesvir
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 69-76. ISBN 9780704428621
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Globalisation Of Postgraduate Logistics Programmes; Challenges And Perspectives For Transnational Higher Education
CONTEXT The purpose of this paper is to investigate key challenges and issues relating to the sudden and rapid development of Transnational Higher Education, with particular emphasis on Logistics Education. Knight (2005) reflects, while the Observatory of Borderless Higher Education in the UK tra...
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Author : Aulak, Poonam
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 10-19. ISBN 9780704428621
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Hazelwood School – A Catalyst For Reformatory Education?
Hazelwood School was established at the beginning of the nineteenth century, in Birmingham, by the Hill family. This paper argues that the ethos and unique practices adopted at the school by the Hills, together with their individual activities, which were influenced by a series of socially-minded in...
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Author : Wale, Daniel
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 137-144. ISBN 9780704428621
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Rethinking Scholarship In Nurse Education
The nursing profession is undergoing significant change. The most apparent being: the recent progress to an all-graduate profession; the continued reforms following the findings of the Francis Report (2013) and the sustained restructuring of the health service that seeks to effectively manage the in...
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Author : Kelsey, Catherine
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 53-59. ISBN 9780704428621
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School Teaching As A Feminine Profession: The Legitimization And Naturalization Discourses In Pakistani Context
School teaching has long been associated with women. There has been an ideological link between women’s domestic role and their career as school teacher. Taking care of younger children in school is traditionally seen as an “extension of motherhood” and therefore considered a “natural” job for women...
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Author : Ullah, Hazir
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 122-130. ISBN 9780704428621
Keywords : Ideology, domestic role, Social constructionist, feminist poststructuralist, discourse analysis
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Sex Education: Perceptions And Experiences Of Window Of Hope Tutors In Ghanaian Colleges Of Education.
The social structure of the Ghanaian society has changed over the century due to the influence of western education and religion. Puberty rites, once avenues for sex education has found no locus in these new religions and western style education. Instead school based sex education programs are now a...
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Author : Yakpir, Gordon Mabengban
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 145-154. ISBN 9780704428621
Keywords : sex education, Teachers experiences, sex education pedagogies, perceptions of sex education
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Smiles And Challenges: Multi-Dimensional Perspectives Of Thai Post-Graduate Students In The UK
The stereotypic image of smiling, passive Thai students masks the hidden depths of cultural conflict and academic challenges encountered while studying in the West. Researchers in Australia and North America investigated problems experienced by International students at Western universities but ther...
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Author : Cleary, Angela M.
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 36-44. ISBN 9780704428621
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Student Progression – A Multifaceted Phenomenon
This study explored the progression of a cohort of first-year student nurses. A Model of Student Progression was designed based on a review of the student nurse attrition literature, Erikson’s and Chickering’s identity development theories and Tinto’s student integration model. The Model acted as a ...
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Author : Breakwell, Richard
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 28-35. ISBN 9780704428621
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The Antecedents And Characteristics Of Academic Servant Leadership: A Case Study In A Faith-Based University In Indonesia
This study explores the practice of academic servant leadership in a faith-based university in Indonesia. The exploration is intended to understand the origin of academic servant leadership and the characteristics of an academic servant leader. This research has posed two research questions: how do ...
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Author : Ricky, Ricky
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 101-114. ISBN 9780704428621
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Tools In Practice. Genealogy To Tackle Academic Inequalities
This paper introduces the method of genealogy to analyse the government of disability in Italian higher education contexts. Looking at how power and discourses construct disability within the academic setting, I problematize the truths that, throughout the last century, brought disabled subjects to ...
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Author : Peruzzo, Francesca
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 86-94. ISBN 9780704428621
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Using Student Engagement Theory To Explore Inclusion For Pupils With SEN In Mainstream Schools In England
This paper reports part of a study which used student engagement theory to explore inclusive provision for pupils with SEN in a mainstream school. The findings demonstrate that these pupils had qualitatively different patterns of engagement from peers with no SEN. They reported less positive relati...
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Author : Riviere, Hester
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 115-121. ISBN 9780704428621
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Who Has The Potential To Benefit From Higher Education?
Higher Education is framed as something that should benefit the many opposed to the few. This is emphasised in policy that supports the belief that everyone who has the potential to benefit from Higher Education should be able to (HEFCE and OFFA, 2014a). This notion of ‘potential’ however is adopted...
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Author : Rainford, Jon
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 95-100. ISBN 9780704428621
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‘New Philanthropy’ And Education Policy: What Is ‘New’ About It?
Business and philanthropy have been increasing their influence in public education in what might be called a turn from government to governance. In the context of governance, not only the role of the State has been changing, but also, concomitantly, the work and values of philanthropy, which is both...
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Author : Avelar, Marina
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 20-27. ISBN 9780704428621
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“I Use Half Nepali, Half English, The Hybrid Language!” – Translanguaging For Pedagogy In A Nepali Literacy Class
This paper will discuss the pragmatic use of translanguaging as a pedagogical practice within a Nepali literacy class setting. Translanguaging, a term first used in Wales in the 1980’s by Williams and Baker to describe a pedagogical practice for teaching two languages together (Lewis et al., 2012), ...
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Author : Knee, Sarah
Date : March 2016
Source : Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference 2015. University of Birmingham, Birmingham, pp. 60-68. ISBN 9780704428621
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Chemosensory influences on eating and drinking, and their cognitive mediation
[first paragraph of Introduction to Chapter] The only way that the chemical senses can affect nutrition is by influencing selection among amounts of foods and drinks to ingest. Fundamental to the science of nutrition, therefore, is a correct theoretical understanding of the mechanisms by which tast...
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Author : Booth, David A.
Date : November 2013
Source : Nutrition and Chemosensation. Taylor & Francis (CRC Press), Boca Raton, FL.
Keywords : Ingestive Chemosensory Cognition
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