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Democratising Turkey through student-centred pedagogy: opportunities and pitfalls

Hülya Kosar Altinyelken
2015 Comparative Education  
The data are drawn from interviews with teachers and school management at eight public primary schools in Ankara.  ...  This article seeks to empirically study SCP's role in democratising learning and promoting social democratisation by taking the case of Turkey, a country whose democracy has been defined as being in acute  ...  Acknowledgements The author wishes to thank all school principals, teachers and other key informants who took part in this study, and to Murat Altinyelken for his careful reading of the draft and valuable  ... 
doi:10.1080/03050068.2015.1081794 fatcat:g5k47wjkgvfbrcckvx6yqzaiyy

Building population models for large-scale neural recordings: opportunities and pitfalls [article]

Cole Hurwitz, Nina Kudryashova, Arno Onken, Matthias H. Hennig
2021 arXiv   pre-print
This has driven the development of new statistical models for analyzing and interpreting neural population activity. Here we provide a broad overview of recent developments in this area.  ...  We compare and contrast different approaches, highlight strengths and limitations, and discuss biological and mechanistic insights that these methods provide.  ...  CLH is supported by the Thouron Award and by the School of Informatics, University of Edinburgh.  ... 
arXiv:2102.01807v4 fatcat:teymhliyd5bq7hkulxd46f2zxm

Qualitative methods and patient and public involvement in trials: opportunities and pitfalls

Pat Hoddinott, Alicia O'Cathain, Isabel Boyer, Sandy Oliver
2015 Trials  
Qualitative research and public patient involvement (PPI) in trials have increased over recent years, and can occur at many stages from inception to implementation.  ...  Qualitative research methods seek a deeper understanding of patient, health professional or other relevant perspectives on health-related conditions, or services within a wider social and cultural context  ...  Published: 16 November 2015 doi:10.1186/1745-6215-16-S2-P75 Cite this article as: Hoddinott et al.: Qualitative methods and patient and public involvement in trials: opportunities and pitfalls.  ... 
doi:10.1186/1745-6215-16-s2-p75 fatcat:v56z4urzyzd55lsuopsbaqcb2y

Teacher Selection in the Public Sector: Challenges, Pitfalls and Opportunities

Chita Kasonde, Ferdinand M. Chipindi
2020 International journal of research and scientific innovation  
Despite these challenges and the inadequacy of the current teacher selection process, opportunities exist for improving teacher such as the use of aptitude tests and interviews in addition to the existing  ...  This study was undertaken to identify the challenges and pitfalls that arise teacher selection based on paper evidence.  ...  Research Objectives Given the scale of applications received in relation to the available jobs, the general aim of this research is to understand the challenges, pitfalls and opportunities arising from  ... 
doi:10.51244/ijrsi.2020.71102 fatcat:djbqap3xinhsne42cvkcqaygga

Creative Commons Licensing for Public Sector Information - Opportunities and Pitfalls

Mireille M. M. van Eechoud, Brenda van der Wal
2008 Social Science Research Network  
This study examined that hypothesis and highlights the major opportunities and pitfalls of the Creative Commons model for public sector information.  ...  This study examines the suitability of Creative Commons model for the distribution of public sector information, and highlights its opportunities and pitfalls.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1096564 fatcat:3yjnj6v6a5eujijwhdwsbqtf4a

Regulating Migrant Domestic Work in the Netherlands: Opportunities and Pitfalls

Sarah van Walsum
2011 Canadian Journal of Women and the Law  
All of my informants needed funds for children's school fees, medical treatment for their parents or other relatives, and financial security for their own old age, which was often sought for in the form  ...  . 38 An important difference, however, is that formally employed workers are in a position to challenge gendered differences in wage levels and career opportunities through equal opportunities legislation  ... 
doi:10.3138/cjwl.23.1.141 fatcat:ioib2pozmrblzecy56n6pzwfe4

Social Media and Adolescent Development: Hazards, Pitfalls and Opportunities for Growth

F. Diane Barth
2014 Clinical social work journal  
In this article we will consider research on the impact of Facebook, texting and other cyber technology on psychological health in adolescents.  ...  In this article we will address ways that the technological world can affect adolescent development and what we, as clinicians, can do to ameliorate the negative and support the positive aspects of this  ...  According to a Pew Research Study (2013), teens use the internet to share information about themselves with others, while seeking privacy from parental involvement in social media (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10615-014-0501-6 fatcat:hgyyvk7ct5hfvmj5z6z6iq5ndi

Twenty-five years of confirmatory adaptive designs: opportunities and pitfalls

Peter Bauer, Frank Bretz, Vladimir Dragalin, Franz König, Gernot Wassmer
2015 Statistics in Medicine  
In the meantime, such type of adaptive designs have become the subject of two major regulatory guidance documents in the US and Europe and the field is still evolving.  ...  Developments are particularly noteworthy in the most important applications of adaptive designs, including sample size reassessment, treatment selection procedures, and population enrichment designs.  ...  This project has received funding from the European Union's Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development, and demonstration under grant agreement no 602552 (IDEAL -Integrated Design  ... 
doi:10.1002/sim.6472 pmid:25778935 fatcat:kov3473tjjd6zp356lkb4hd23q

Avoiding Pitfalls and Realising Opportunities: Reflecting on Issues of Sampling and Recruitment for Online Focus Groups

Nicola Boydell, Gillian Fergie, Lisa McDaid, Shona Hilton
2014 International Journal of Qualitative Methods  
future research and innovation.  ...  The alternative online context brings with it both opportunities and challenges.  ...  Kate Hunt and Dr. Katie Buston for their contributions to these studies.  ... 
doi:10.1177/160940691401300109 pmid:28127272 pmcid:PMC5260936 fatcat:rnvwqtdd3rearp2h3atl5steba

Gender, ethnicity, and unequal opportunity in colonial Uganda: European influences, African realities, and the pitfalls of parish register data

Michiel De Haas, Ewout Frankema
2018 The Economic History Review  
The renaissance of African economic history in the past decade has opened up new research avenues for studying the long-term social and economic development of Africa.  ...  account of European influences on the educational and occupational opportunities of African men and women.  ...  ., and Voena, A., 'Bride price and female education', National Bureau of Economic Research working paper (2016).  ... 
doi:10.1111/ehr.12618 fatcat:ru4pblgtsnhdrcnioa7xn7fgwa

Opportunities and pitfalls of using building performance simulation in explorative R&D contexts

R. C. G. M. Loonen, M. L. de Klijn-Chevalerias, J. L. M. Hensen
2019 Journal of Building Performance Simulation, Taylor & Francis  
The aim of this paper is to highlight opportunities and potential pitfalls of the use of BPS in this application domain.  ...  One of the promising use cases of building performance simulation (BPS) is its role as a virtual laboratory in research and development (R&D) projects that aim to bring innovative building components from  ...  in which the presented ideas could be developed.  ... 
doi:10.1080/19401493.2018.1561754 fatcat:xrwnobtlcjgcrftxgevzowlevi

Water Resources Users Associations in the Mara Basin, Kenya: Pitfalls and Opportunities for Community Based Natural Resources Management

Nathalie Richards, Dorothy Syallow
2018 Frontiers in Environmental Science  
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research has been undertaken thanks to the support of the Economic and Social Research Council of the United Kingdom, in a CASE partnership with WWF-UK under grant number ES/J500057  ...  William Ojwang and other WWF-UK and Kenya colleagues for facilitating the data collection process and providing insights.  ...  The case study analysis section evaluates opportunities and pitfalls of four Mara basin WRUAs through the framework's lens.  ... 
doi:10.3389/fenvs.2018.00138 fatcat:ztwyqzd3bfctlf2qnn5gxjfvka

Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation: Opportunities and Pitfalls in Developing a New Legal Regime

Ian Fry
2008 Review of European Community & International Environmental Law  
The paper explores some of the opportunities and pitfalls of market-based mechanisms, including such concepts as permanence, measurement, additionality, undermining the carbon market and sovereignty concerns  ...  One cause of leakage is the growing market for tropical timber, particularly in China.  ...  Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation: Opportunities and Pitfalls in Developing a New Legal Regime Ian Fry Deforestation of tropical forests contributes approximately 10-20% of  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1467-9388.2008.00597.x fatcat:67s4w6spnbfldivcdlelaubf5i

Traditional Healing Practices Involving Psychoactive Plants and the Global Mental Health Agenda: Opportunities, Pitfalls, and Challenges in the "Right to Science" Framework

José Carlos Bouso, Constanza Sánchez-Avilés
2020 Health and Human Rights: An International Journal  
perspective Traditional Healing Practices Involving Psychoactive Plants and the Global Mental Health Agenda: Opportunities, Pitfalls, and Challenges in the "Right to Science" Framework josé carlos bouso  ...  in traditional medical practices and research.  ... 
pmid:32669796 pmcid:PMC7348435 fatcat:x2uwj5jg7zc2tjfs5w5earps5a

Mo School Abhiyan in Odisha: Towards Development of School Education

Niharika Panda
2021 Educational Quest- An International Journal of Education and Applied Social Sciences  
This article outlines the concept, genesis, objectives, achievements of the programme, improvements in school education, and responses from stakeholders on the introduction of 'Mo School Abhiyan' to the  ...  This platform is the first one of its own kind and received extensive support from multiple stakeholders for the holistic development of School education in Odisha.  ...  Informal interviews were conducted by the researcher and verified some cases by personal field visits.  ... 
doi:10.30954/2230-7311.2.2021.4 fatcat:5mpl6pnu5jez5fokeuert7zvbi
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