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In this article, the author discusses the potential of Google Scholar as an alternative or complement to the Web of Science and Scopus for measuring the impact of journal articles in education. The findings illustrate the promise and pitfalls of using Google Scholar for characterizing the influence of research output.
Updated: Jul. 05, 2011
Educational Collaboration across Borders: The Preparation of the Transforming Teacher Education. Redefined Professionals for 21st Century Schools Report
This article provides an account of the processes leading to the report Transforming teacher education. Redefined professionals for 21st century schools. This paper traces the rationale for the International Alliance of Leading Education Institutes (IA), identification of institutional members, and the intended goals and objectives of the IA. The article also identifies the challenges of consolidating the vast amount of information across different contexts, languages and cultures, Finally, the key assertions in the IA report, including implications for coverage of initial teacher education, induction and professional development, and successful school, university and community partnerships, are highlighted.
Updated: Jun. 13, 2011
Gaining Research Access into the Lives of Muslim Girls: Researchers Negotiating Muslimness, Modesty, Inshallah, and Haram
This article explores the process of gaining research access into the lives of Muslim girls in the southwest USA. The authors discuss four emerging 'entry markers' that challenged the process of gaining and sustaining access over a period of 14 months. These included being Muslim enough, being modest enough, inshallah, and haram.
Updated: Jul. 13, 2010