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International Journal of Educational Research

Volume 46, Number 6

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Ambiguity as a motor for communication—Differences between hearing and deaf students’ ways of reasoning about energy

    Bengt-Olov Molander, Ola Halldén & Camilla Lindahl

    Ambiguity in group discussions as a resource for communication is studied. How students, aged 13–15 years, elaborate on the concept energy through dialogue is described. Group interviews were... More

    pp. 327-340

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  2. Rewards of reading: Toward the development of possible selves and identities

    Paul W. Richardson & Jacquelynne S. Eccles

    Children's voluntary reading positively correlates with school grades, vocabulary growth, reading comprehension, verbal fluency, general information, and attitudes towards reading. Drawing on... More

    pp. 341-356

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  3. Fight, flight and playing white: An examination of coping strategies adopted by Gypsy Traveller Adolescents in English secondary schools

    Chris Derrington

    This paper draws on findings from a longitudinal study of Gypsy Traveller11While it is recognised that different heritage descriptions are adopted and self-ascribed by individuals and groups, the... More

    pp. 357-367

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  4. Primary school student-teachers’ knowledge and understandings of child sexual abuse and its mandatory reporting

    Juliette D.G. Goldman

    Teachers in many schools have only recently gained a new role to fulfil as mandatory reporters of child sexual abuse. However, little is known, and little literature has been found, on the... More

    pp. 368-381

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