Category Archives: Education

Celebrate National Library Week with SAGE!

By Emily Mazza, PR Intern, SAGE Publishing As a current college student the library, for me, represents the epitome of research and knowledge. It’s how I have access to thousands of research articles, books, and of course, a quiet place … Continue reading

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Case in Point: Introducing the Performance Review System to Students

In most companies, performance appraisals (PA) are a common practice used to evaluate overall employee performance while monitoring and fostering the success of both the employee and the company as a whole. This month’s installment of Case in Point, a blog series … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: 5 Ways to Take Your Entrepreneurship Teaching to the Next Level

Join SAGE author Heidi M. Neck from the world-renowned Babson Entrepreneurship program for a lively discussion on how to enhance your entrepreneurship courses. Heidi Neck will talk about different ways to bring your entrepreneurship teaching to the next level with … Continue reading

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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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