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Why choose teaching? An international review of empirical studies exploring student teachers career motivations and levels of commitment to teaching
(Taylor and Francis, 2015-03-18)
Why do individuals all over the world choose to become school teachers? What motivates them to become educators of young people, and how committed are they to this cause when they enter their teacher education courses? ...
Structure and event, networks and nodes in human geography: the 1960s revisited
(Copernicus Publications, 2013-05-30)
In search of transnational scholarship and languages within human geography, the so-called “Quantitative Revolution” of the 1960s arguably holds considerable pride of place. More than previous innovations within geography, ...
Social spatiality: some rudimentary thoughts on the epistemology of Benno Werlen
(Copernicus Publications, 2014)
Benno Werlen requires no introduction to readers of Geographica Helvetica: arguably the most internationally resonating of names amongst Swiss human geographers writing today, the Jena-based social geographer has not ...
Seán Bán Mac Grianna and 'Christine Keeler'
(Celtic and Scottish Studies, 2014)
First publication of the song 'Christine Keeler' by Seán Bán Mac Grianna, made in 1963, with a discussion of its relevance for oral tradition and bard baile (township poetry).
Performing marginal space: film, topology and the Petite Ceinture in Paris
Urban scholars have long accepted that analysing and understanding urban realities involves many routes: from the repertoire associated with social scientific urban studies to the more essayistic, figurative approaches ...
James F. Kenney on early Irish history as a field of research by American students
On the last day of 1930, James F. Kenney (author of the famous Sources for the Early History of Ireland) issued a clarion call to scholars in America to take up the study of early Irish history, and presented an agenda of ...
Configuring Irishness through coaching films: Peil (1962) and Christy Ring (1964)
(Taylor & Francis, 2016-07-12)
The sports coaching film has a long history, dating from at least 1932 with the production of Paulette McDonagh s How I Play Cricket which featured the legendary Don Bradman. However, coaching films dedicated to indigenous ...
Sexual counselling for sexual problems in patients with cardiovascular disease (Review)
Background: Sexual problems are common among people with cardiovascular disease. Although clinical guidelines recommend sexual counselling for patients and their partners, there is little evidence on its effectiveness. ...
Two sides of the one coin: assessment of students who have previously failed a placement and the role of the practice teacher
(Whiting and Birch, 2014)
Why does a student fail? What will be the student s learning needs in any repeat placement? How does the student reflect on their previous placement experience? Can the Practice Teacher provide the appropriate learning ...
Prescription contraception use: a cross-sectional population study of psychosocial determinants
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2015-08-12)
Objective: Many forms of contraception are available on prescription only for example, the oral contraceptive pill (OCP) and long-acting reversible contraceptives (LARCs). In this analysis we aim to identify key determinants ...