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How is educational research developing?

What does it mean to be an education researcher as we approach the 2020s? Following the launch of The BERA/ SAGE Handbook of Educational Research we’ve spoken to two of the editors, Dominic Wyse (DW) and Neil Selwyn (NS), to … Continue reading

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How do student characteristics predict university graduation odds?

How five student characteristics accurately predict for-profit university graduation odds From SAGE Open In his January 2009 State of the Union address, President Obama announced his goal for the U.S. to lead the world in college graduates by 2020. While … Continue reading

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Contracts in the classroom: An unconventional promising grading system

Use of contract grading to improve grades among college freshmen in introductory psychology From SAGE Open While contracts are an indispensable tool in the modern workplace, this study has found that they may also be very effective in contemporary classrooms. … Continue reading

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Computers are oversold and underused in Middle East classrooms

Promoting the Knowledge Economy in the Arab World From SAGE Open This article discusses the need for a deeper institutional reform that will bring Arab classrooms into the 21st century. The research studies educational programs in Bahrain, Jordan, and the … Continue reading

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