International Journal of Educational Development 68:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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“Glocal” neoliberal trends in Israeli education: The case of religionization

Clara Sabbagh
As a political mechanism in Israeli education, statism (“Mamlachtiut”) has operated to enhance the nation-state’s goals and ensure equality of opportunities. I demonstrate that global neoliberal trends have eroded the … More

Association between completing secondary education and adulthood outcomes in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania and Uganda

Amita Chudgar, Youngran Kim, Alyssa Morley & Jutaro Sakamoto
In this paper we examine descriptively the relationships between completed secondary education and social, informational, and economic adulthood outcomes of 15–24 year old males and females in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania … More

Education inequality in Mongolia: Measurement and causes

Otgontugs Banzragch, Suguru Mizunoya & Munkhireedui Bayarjargal
Using data from the LSMS 2002 and HSES 2012 in Mongolia, we have estimated the educational Gini coefficients by years of schooling for adults and by school attendance rate for … More

Correlates of children’s travel to school in Johannesburg-Soweto—Evidence from the Birth to Twenty Plus (Bt20+) study, South Africa

Julia de Kadt, Alastair van Heerden, Linda Richter & Seraphim Alvanides
Prior work on data obtained from the urban Johannesburg-Soweto based “Birth to Twenty Plus” (Bt20+) cohort has documented extensive levels of travel to school in the early post-apartheid era (1997–2003), … More

Effects of Private Tutoring on English Performance: Evidence from Senior High Students in Taiwan

Chang Chih-Hao
Private tutoring has expanded as a global phenomenon and is receiving increasing research attention, but evaluation studies on private tutoring are lacking. By performing a control-group pretest-posttest experiment, this study … More

Joined-up government? Insights from education during DFID’s first decade

Carew B.W. Treffgarne
The establishment of DFID and the emergence of a new policy of international development counts as one of the major achievements of the first ten years of the Labour government, … More

From ideological tensions to pedagogical solutions: Narratives of Israeli arab-palestinian civics teachers

Aviv Cohen
This study wishes to advance the ongoing discourses of civic education and practices of teaching civics by focusing on the realities of minority civics teachers, who are in conflictual relations … More

Introducing managerialism into national educational contexts through pseudo-conflict: A discursive institutionalist analysis

Amit Avigur-Eshel & Izhak Berkovich
This article provides a fresh perspective on the introduction of global ideas, particularly managerialism, into national educational settings, based on insights of the discursive institutionalism approach. We argue that this … More

Mobility of sub-Saharan Africa doctoral graduates from South African universities—A tracer study

Michael Kahn, Thandi Gamedze & Joshua Oghenetega
This article reports on a novel approach to tracing the career paths of recent doctoral graduates from South African universities. Little was previously known regarding the mobility of students from … More

Reward or punishment? An examination of the relationship between teacher and parent behavior and test scores in the Gambia

Sara Gundersen & Michael McKay
Using the 2011 round of the Africa Program for Education Impact Evaluation Survey, we examine the prevalence of corporal punishment and praise in both school and home settings. We find … More

Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice 16:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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Implementation of a standardized debriefing tool in the emergency department

Zakk Arciaga, Madeleine Whalen, Valerie Brewer & Lindsay Hammer
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Computers & Education 136:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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When it comes to MOOCs, where you are from makes a difference

Bahaa G. Gameel & Karin Gwinn Wilkins
Millions of learners have enrolled in MOOCs in the last few years. However, little is known about the essential skills students need to succeed in MOOCs. Even less is known … More

Tracking e-learning through published papers: A systematic review

Helena Rodrigues, Filomena Almeida, Vanessa Figueiredo & Sara L. Lopes
Electronic learning (e-learning) is a broader approach to learning that brings new opportunities for learning and teaching in many fields of education far from the traditional classroom environment. Over the … More

Reading behavior and the effect of embedded selfies in role-playing picture e-books: An eye-tracking investigation

Gloria Yi-Ming Kao, Xin-Zhi Chiang & Tom Foulsham
Digital and interactive media platforms, such as e-books, are becoming important tools in reading and education. In particular, picture e-books can embed multimedia effects such as sound, animation or personalized … More

Student learning in higher education through blogging in the classroom

Elaine Garcia, Jonathan Moizer, Stephen Wilkins & Mohamed Yacine Haddoud
In the last decade, there has been a significant increase in the range of social media tools that have become available. Despite reports of successful adoption in the higher education … More

Does the use of educational technology in personalized learning environments correlate with self-reported digital skills and beliefs of secondary-school students?

Regina Schmid & Dominik Petko
In order to develop 21st-century skills, especially with respect to digital technologies, students are supposed to know how to use digital technologies for learning and problem solving. In recent years, … More

Student enrollment, motivation and learning performance in a blended learning environment: The mediating effects of social, teaching, and cognitive presence

Kris M.Y. Law, Shuang Geng & Tongmao Li
This study investigated the effects of student enrolment and learning motivation on learning performance in a blended learning setting at the university level with social, teaching, and learning presence as … More

Online learning usage within Yemeni higher education: The role of compatibility and task-technology fit as mediating variables in the IS success model

Osama Isaac, Adnan Aldholay, Zaini Abdullah & T. Ramayah
The practice of online learning can appreciably enhance administrative, communicative, and educational qualities, support learning using scarce resources and limited infrastructure, and encourage educational equity through flexible place and time … More

Economics of Education Review 70:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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Monetary substitution of loans, earnings, and need-based aid in postsecondary education: The impact of Pell Grant eligibility

Brent J. Evans & Tuan D. Nguyen
By applying a regression discontinuity design to national data of students at four-year colleges, this study identifies the average substitution effects of exogenously received increases of grant aid on hours … More

Signaling or better human capital: Evidence from Colombia

Felipe Barrera-Osorio & Hernando Bayona-Rodríguez
We use data from the admissions process from a highly selective private university in Colombia to analyze the impact of prestigious university attendance on the education trajectory and labor market … More

Does education foster trust? Evidence from compulsory schooling reform in the UK

Songtao Yang
Although many studies document that education and trust are positively correlated, few studies examine whether this correlation represents a causal effect. This paper fills in the gap with data from … More

Does primary school duration matter? Evaluating the consequences of a large Chinese policy experiment

Alex Eble & Feng Hu
Nearly all governments provide primary schooling, but surprisingly little is known about how changes to the duration of primary school affect educational attainment and performance in the labor market. We … More

Are changes of major major changes? The roles of grades, gender, and preferences in college major switching

Carmen Astorne-Figari & Jamin D. Speer
The choice of college major is a key stage in the career search, and over a third of college students switch majors at least once. We provide the first comprehensive … More

School bus emissions, student health and academic performance

Wes Austin, Garth Heutel & Daniel Kreisman
Diesel emissions from school buses expose children to high levels of air pollution; retrofitting bus engines can substantially reduce this exposure. Using variation from 2656 retrofits across Georgia, we estimate … More

Inequalities in adolescent learning: Does the timing and persistence of food insecurity at home matter?

Elisabetta Aurino, Jasmine Fledderjohann & Sukumar Vellakkal
We investigated inequalities in learning achievements at 12 years by household food insecurity trajectories at ages 5, 8 and 12 years in a longitudinal sample of 1,911 Indian children. Estimates … More

Promoting cognitive and soft skills acquisition in a disadvantaged public school system: Evidence from the Nurture thru Nature randomized experiment

Radha Jagannathan, Michael J. Camasso & Maia Delacalle
It is widely acknowledged that our public schools have failed to produce sufficient levels of high quality STEM education. The mathematics and science performance of minority and disadvantaged students has … More

The longer the better? The impact of the 2012 apprenticeship reform in England on achievement and labour market outcomes

Vahé Nafilyan & Stefan Speckesser
We analyse the effects of a 2012 reform, which increased the duration of many service sector apprenticeships, while leaving many other apprenticeships, including some in the service sector, unaffected. Using … More

School resources and labor market outcomes: Evidence from early twentieth-century Georgia

Richard B. Baker
The relationship between school resources and students’ labor market outcomes has been a topic of debate among economists for the last half-century. The release of the 1940 United States census, … More

The STEM requirements of “Non-STEM” jobs: Evidence from UK online vacancy postings

Inna Grinis
Are employers in “non-STEM” occupations (e.g. "Graphic Designers, Economists") interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) graduates because of the knowledge and skills they acquired through their STEM education … More

The spillover benefits of expanding access to preschool

Breyon J. Williams
I ask do spillover benefits exist from preschool. I exploit district and time variation in access to a state preschool program (CDEP) that targets disadvantaged four-year-olds (those eligible for free … More

Moving the classroom to the computer lab: Can online learning with in-person support improve outcomes in community colleges?

Whitney Kozakowski
Colleges are experimenting with integrating technology into the classroom to improve student learning and reduce costs. While fully online models appear to have negative effects on student learning compared to … More

International Journal of Educational Development 67:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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Is home overcrowding a significant factor in children’s academic performance? Evidence from Latin America

Dante Contreras, José Delgadillo & Gabriela Riveros
This study seeks to determine whether overcrowding has a significant effect on students’ academic performance, controlling for variables associated with poverty and low socioeconomic status. It uses data from the … More

Transnational higher education in the United Kingdom: An up-date

Paul Bennell
This paper updates a review of offshore enrolments of overseas students registered for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at British universities which was undertaken in the mid-1990s. Two main conclusions can … More

Ethnic fractionalization, conflict and educational development in Turkey

Cem Oyvat & Hasan Tekgüç
We examine the impact of ethnic fractionalization and conflict on limiting the educational development in Southeastern Turkey. Our estimates show that although the armed conflict in the region did not … More

“Weekday rural teachers, weekend urban spouses and parents”: A Chinese case of how alternative hiring policy influences teachers’ career decisions

Wei Liao
This study aims to understand the reportedly high retention rates of teachers recruited through Special Teaching Position (STP) — an alternative teacher hiring policy in China. Drawing on ethnographic data, … More

Policy adoption of learner-centred pedagogy in Rwanda: A case study of its rationale and transfer mechanisms

Hester S. van de Kuilen, Hulya Kosar Altinyelken, Joke M. Voogt & Wenceslas Nzabalirwa
This study explores why and how learner-centred pedagogy (LCP) as a policy has been adopted in Rwanda, despite ample evidence of the failure of LCP in developing countries. The case … More

Alternative education in Palestinian-Arab society in Israel: Rationale and characteristics

Wissam Magadley, Muhammad Amara & Yousef Jabareen
The past two decades have witnessed the emergence of alternative schools in Palestinian-Arab society in Israel. Drawing on data from interviews and observations at two prominent alternative schools, we examine … More

Global linguistic capital, global cultural capital: International student migrants in China’s two-track international education market

Claire Seungeun Lee
While China is one of the major source countries of students abroad, it is increasingly also becoming an educational destination. China receives the largest share of international students in Asia, … More

Schools as change agents? Education and individual political agency in Uganda

Simone Datzberger & Marielle L.J. Le Mat
By drawing on the case study of Uganda, we challenge common assumptions about education, gender, regional differences and political agency. Comparing findings from four different regions, we scrutinize whether and … More

Inequality of opportunity linked to disability in school enrollment among youth: Evidence from Egypt

Somaya El-Saadani & Soha Metwally
Literature concerned with the impact of disability on youth’ educational opportunities is scarce in Egypt. The paper provides a profile of youth with a disability, and examines the impact of … More

Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice 15:1 Published on LearnTechLib

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Novel partnerships for interprofessional education: A pilot education program in 3D technologies for human centered computing students and physical therapy students

Karen L. Gordes & Sandy McCombe Waller
The role of emerging technologies in the rehabilitative care of patients continues to grow. In order to effectively provide care in a complex medical system, rehabilitative specialists need to be … More

The Big Ten IPE Academic Alliance: A regional approach to developing Interprofessional Education and practice

Frank J. Ascione, Brian Sick, Kelly Karpa, James McAuley, Devin R. Nickol, Zachary A. Weber & Andrea L. Pfeifle
Interprofessional practice and education (IPE) efforts has greatly increased in the past few years, primarily through the leadership of several national and international organizations. These organizations have sponsored forums for … More

Pediatrician attitudes and practices regarding postpartum depression screening: Training and interprofessional collaboration needed

Miao Yu & McClain Sampson
Although research suggest that managing postpartum depression (PPD) is feasible and effective in pediatric settings, it is important to assess pediatricians' attitudes and practices regarding PPD screening and interprofessional collaboration. … More

Collaboration between doctors and nurses in the care of Acute Coronary Syndrome patients at Emergency Departments from the nurses' perspective

Titin Andri Wihastuti, Yulia Candra Lestari, Septi Dewi Rachmawati & Kumboyono Kumboyono
Acute Coronary Syndrome (ACS) is a complex case that requires a collaborative action between the doctors and the nurses. This research aims to explore the collaboration experience between nurses and … More

Perinatal IPE simulation can improve collaborative competencies

Kathryn Trotter, Melinda Blazar, Virginia C. Muckler, Michele Kuszajewski & Margory A. Molloy
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Comparison of single versus multiple learners in standardized patient communication skills training in palliative care

Michael L. Spear, Leland J. Rockstraw & Bruce Bernstein
Simulation training has gained wide usage over many disciplines in medical education. According to Donovan et al., "In the use of simulated patients, the actors are experienced, and the participants … More

Determining the impact of an interprofessional teaching clinic on patients' experience of care

Sarah Shrader, Hannah Maxfield & Stephen Jernigan
To understand patients’ experience of care provided by a team of students in an interprofessional teaching clinic.Patient satisfaction survey data was collected during a two-week period annually for three years. … More

Engaging interprofessional students and providers for primary care redesign

Lisa Burkhart, Trisha Leann Horsley, Jorgia Connor, Joanne Kouba, Aaron Michelfelder & Frances Vlasses
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Healthcare professionals’ perceptions regarding interprofessional collaborative practice in Indonesia

Rezki Yeti Yusra, Ardi Findyartini & Diantha Soemantri
Effective interprofessional collaborative practice can strengthen and optimise healthcare. Objective assessment of collaborative practice using a valid instrument is important in a healthcare setting for assessing the effectiveness of a … More

Practicing interprofessional communication competencies with health profession learners in a palliative care virtual simulation: A curricular short report

Heidi Sanborn, Jessica Cole, Teri Kennedy & Karen J. Saewert
This 6-week learning activity used an online virtual reality environment through Second Life® to advance interprofessional education with a convenience sample of undergraduate and graduate health professions learners through a … More

Preliminary evaluation of pharmacy resident integration within an academic interprofessional patient aligned care team at a Veterans Affairs Academic Medical Center

Ashley L. Adams, Richard M. Cadle, Amber B. Amspoker, Lindsey A. Martin, Sonya R. Wilmer, Julianna M. Fernandez, Christina E. Pereira, Ruby M. Shah, LeChauncy D. Woodard & Catherine L. Hatfield
The purpose of this paper is to describe pharmacy residents' experience and other post-graduate trainees' perspectives of pharmacy involvement in the initial stages of an interprofessional ambulatory care training program. … More

Interprofessional service learning experiences among health professional students: A systematic search and review of learning outcomes

Nichole E. Stetten, Erik W. Black, Mary Edwards, Nancy Schaefer & Amy V. Blue
Interprofessional education and service learning offer inviting learning contexts for students from diverse professions to engage in learning about and improving communities. Given the growth of Interprofessional education (IPE) and … More

Interprofessional education: A controlled trial of a shared-learning skills simulation between RN & OT students

Julie A. Spencer, Steven D. Taff & Ling Chen
Interprofessional education (IPE) in healthcare aims to enhance collaborative, evidence-based care. Case-based IPE scenarios incorporating clinical evidence and professional role information may enhance knowledge.This study compared transfers, mobility, and positioning … More

Interprofessional collaboration among complementary and integrative health providers in private practice and community health centers

Beth Rosenthal, Hannah Gravrand & Anthony J. Lisi
The current healthcare environment is placing increasing emphasis on interprofessional collaboration (IPC). IPC may be of particular importance to complementary and integrative health (CIH) providers who have historically practiced in … More

National survey of chief pediatric residents' attitudes, practices, and training in collaborating with schools

Jeffrey D. Shahidullah, Susan G. Forman, Mohammed H. Palejwala, Anindita Chaudhuri, Liza E. Pincus, Erica Lee, Rachel Shafrir & Christina Barone
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that pediatricians be trained to collaborate with school personnel and has stated that inadequate collaboration across systems is a contributor to suboptimal health care. … More

Teaching and Learning in Nursing 14:3 Published on LearnTechLib

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Dual Enrollment: Learning in an Accelerated 5 Week RN-BSN Hybrid Format

Theresa G. Buxton, Lora Claywell, Karleen Goerke & Karen Pennington
The accelerated RN-BSN dual-enrollment program model is minimally represented in the literature. Although they exist, the detail of their process and implementation strategies are often not shared. This article presents … More

Measured Emotional Intelligence in RN to BSN Education

Haley P. Strickland, Michelle H. Cheshire & Lauren Neal
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Creating a Virtual Evidence Room for RN-BSN Program Accreditation

Tauna Gulley, Karen Damron & Mary Simpson
Achieving national accreditation is a superior achievement for a nursing program. However, this process can be very time consuming and stressful. Creating a virtual evidence room to house documents used … More

Completing reflective practice post undergraduate nursing clinical placements: A literature review

Michael S. Barbagallo
Reflective practice post clinical placement in nursing education is essential to integrate knowledge, skills, attitudes, and experiences. Many nursing programs in-cooperate reflective practice to permit the integration of core nursing … More

Promoting a Mock Disaster Simulation with Leadership from a Nurse Residency Program

Angela Opsahl, Toni Morris, Deborah Judge, Karen Werskey, Billie Edwards & Danielle Robinson
Schools of nursing strive to provide students with a broad range of skills required to function optimally as a member of a multidisciplinary team within our ever-changing health care environment. … More

Simulation Activity and Inter-Professional Education in Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs in New Jersey: A 3 Year Trend Analysis

Cilgy M. Abraham & Pamela B. de Cordova
This three-year descriptive study describes variations of academic requirements, simulation activity, and inter-professional education in diploma, associate, and baccalaureate schools of nursing in New Jersey. The sample represents 32,978 students … More

Increasing empathy through role-play: A meal planning and grocery shopping activity

Cynthia S. Watson, Gwen Leigh & Jessica McCarthy
Although students may learn about empathy in the didactic setting, this role-play experience integrates experiential learning. Students must assist simulated clients with diverse needs, limited financial resources, and special dietary … More