The importance of philosophy in teacher education : mapping the decline and its consequences edited by Andrew D. Colgan and Bruce Maxwell, discusses the gradual decline as a major part of educational studies. Chapters address how this decline has impacted teacher education …
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Navigating Challenges in Qualitative Educational Research, from Routledge by Todd Ruecker and Vanessa Svihla, discusses how education researchers navigate the qualitative research process, along with a myriad of decision points. This work offers students and other researchers insights on how to deal with research challenges.
A recent report by the AFT, A Decade of Neglect, outlines the effects of austerity agendas and disinvestment in public schools that has sparked a wave of teacher walkouts and shortages around the country. See also the video highlighting the main points of the report.
Research ethics expert, Mark Israel, discusses the ethics of self-plagiarism and asks, when it is it justifiable to re-purpose previously published social research in this article from the LSE Impact Blog. He concludes with a checklist of 5 points to consider before reproducing previously published social research. Image credit
Project Information Literacy produced a research report about how students access and consume current news stories and events. The report identifies the many pathways for students to obtain news information, the influence of social media, the role of news and media in student lives, why students share news items, and more
This piece by Alexandra Gold discusses ways to rethink how faculty talk to students about the issue of plagiarism. Also, keep in mind that the library can offer extra credit workshops on plagiarism for your courses, along with embedded modules we can place into Canvas.