Category Archives: Education

What’s happening in the world of digital course material?

Wondering how instructors and students are using digital course material today? As Academic Book Week continues, we explore how print and digital content can work together to aid learning. SAGE Publishing’s Associate Director of eLearning, Jess Ludwig, shares her take on current … Continue reading

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Tips on Supporting an Entrepreneurial Environment on Campus

When thinking about supporting entrepreneurship on campus,  what academic disciplines come to mind? In today’s world of higher ed, entrepreneurship is certainly a focus for the business realm of academia, but more and more a subject broached among  a range of … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: (How) Does Obesity Harm Academic Performance?

From Sociology of Education As higher rates of obesity have become a modern reality, understanding the pathways through which obesity is associated with lower socioeconomic outcomes such as educational performance remains an important task for social scientists. This study contributes … Continue reading

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Learn How to Use Metadata to Enhance Usage of Streaming Data

As video becomes more widely used in academic settings and in research, how can librarians help patrons navigate the sea of video available to them to find quality content from authoritative sources? Now more than ever, searching for video requires … Continue reading

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3 Questions for Planning Your Own PD

This piece was originally posted in Corwin Connect, a blog featuring the latest in K-12 education and professional development. “Tell me and I forget, Teach me and I remember, Involve me and I learn.” This quote by Benjamin Franklin is often … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The Language Policy of Placement Tests for Newcomer English Learners

From Educational Policy With the recent passage of new educational law (Every Child Succeeds Act, or ESSA), all US states are re-examining their policies for identifying English learners. U.S. public schools are required to establish policies ensuring that English language … Continue reading

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10 ways to integrate current events into classes

In August, our 2016 SAGE Teaching Innovations & Professional Development Award winners traveled to Seattle, Washington to attend the American Sociological Association Pre-Conference Workshop. The workshop, themed “The Relevant Syllabus: Integrating Current Events into Our Classes,” addressed some ways that sociology instructors … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Research finds that financial aid (as it’s currently used)  is not the answer to college affordability

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences Why are some students, especially those who are first generation college students or from low-income households, not applying for or consistently receiving financial aid? According to this paper the aid system must … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Advances in the Assessment of Perfectionism

Guest editors: Gordon L. Flett and Paul L. Hewitt From Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment Perfectionism is a growing problem with recent research suggesting that as many as three in ten young people are characterized by maladaptive forms of perfectionism. The … Continue reading

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Announcing the winners of the 2016 BERA SAGE Public Impact Award

We are delighted to announce that the winners of this year’s BERA SAGE Public Impact Award are Dr Alice Bradbury and Dr Guy Roberts-Holmes (UCL-IoE). Now in its second year, this award champions the value that educational research holds within society, reflecting … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Student Engagement as the Predictor of Direct and Indirect Learning Outcomes in the Management Education Context

From Metamorphosis Educational leaders are accountable for assuring and demonstrating the achievement of learning to different stakeholders, such as government, recruiters, parents and students. Therefore, they have to focus on the academic and developmental experience of students and to improve … Continue reading

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On Sage Insight: Special Issue: Teacher Education in TESOL – Keep Up or Keep On?

From RELC Journal This special issue brings together a wide variety of articles that illustrate current understanding of teacher learning in language teaching. The issue is devoted to second language teacher education (SLTE) and contains a range of articles that … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Two Models of Teacher Accountability

Article title: Two Models of Teacher Accountability – Toward an Explanation for the Disappointing Results of Some Market-Based School Reforms From Administration & Society One of the pivotal concerns of applied social science in general and public administrations in particular … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: Predictors of changes in students’ motivational resilience

Article title: Predictors of changes in students’ motivational resilience over the school year: The roles of teacher support, self-appraisals, and emotional reactivity From International Journal of Behavioral Development It seems that students should learn more when they engage actively in … Continue reading

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What should be the role of computer games in education?

From Policy Insights from the Behavioral and Brain Sciences (PIBBS) Game advocates are calling for a sweeping transformation of conventional education to replace traditional curricula with game-based instruction. But what do researchers have to say about this idea and what … Continue reading

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