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Keywords/search terms used: the purpose of education
Databases searched: scholars google
Years searched: after 2014

 

Article 1 Reference: Cook-Sather, A. (2015). Addressing the question of authenticity in middle grades student voice work: Wrestling with politics, power, and purpose in education. Middle Grades Review1(2), 2.

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Purpose: The purpose of this study is to address the authenticity of middle-grade students, leaving behind all the negative aspects of education

Design: Quantitative study

Participants: Middle-grade students

Data Collection: Interviews

Data Analysis: Interview analysis

Key Findings: Students voice work requires us to accept the significance of bringing different visions together at different positions

Limitations: Many side aspects were not mentioned, and there is a need to study college students as well.

Recommendations for future research: Further studies are required to capture more audience regarding voice work.

Application to research topic: Middle-grade schools and colleges

Article 2 Reference: Cornwell, G. H. (2016). I. Om Purpose: Liberal Education and the Question of Value.

Purpose: This research explores the dynamics between the values and the purpose of education in a liberal environment. The focus was put on liberal education; the author wishes to control the scope of his argument.

Design: The research design is based on the Quantitative approach

Participants: The participants in this research were students and their families.

Data Collection: The data collection technique involved interviews

Data Analysis: Interviews were analyzed to capture the best results

Key Findings: Liberal education is collaborative work which makes meaning and extends human understanding.

Limitations: Liberal education needs to be attached to all educational systems

Recommendations for future research: Future research needs to focus on liberal education in different societies.

Application to research topic:

Application of this research topic in schools and colleges in the USA

Article 3 Reference: Artess, J., Ball, C., Forbes, P., & Hughes, T. (2014). Taught postgraduate employability and employer engagement: Masters with a purpose, Higher Education Careers Services Unit, Universities UK.

Purpose: The purpose of the study is to address the informational gap around the employer commitment with the postgraduate taught provision. Such as the extent to which universities are communicating with the employer. Also, the value that the employer may place on postgraduate taught

Design: Quantitative design of this research

Participants: Participants are students and employers

Data Collection: Interviews and quantitative data collection techniques

Data Analysis: Interview analysis was used. The analysis of data included examining HESA destinations from higher education.

Key Findings: Institutions should prioritize, and employers should prioritize to decrease the informational gap between employers and postgraduate teachers.

Limitations:

Recommendations for future research: For the future perspective, the views of key stakeholders should be taken from UUK’s Education Business

Application to research topic:

This research applies to all organizations in which employer and student interaction is involved.

Article 4 Reference: Turmudi, I., Hamzah, R., Ismail, S., Aripin, M. A., & Mohamad, N. H. (2017). Purpose of Education and Spiritual Potential; What is Your Definition. Sains Humanika9(1-2).

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to identify the purpose of engineering education and to find the meaning of the spiritual potential.

Design: The design used was in the qualitative form, where researchers used interviews

Participants: The population was chosen consisting of senior lectures from faculty of different departments

Data Collection: Interviews and surveys

Data Analysis: Analysis of interviews

Key Findings: The findings showed that most people have more than one view about the purpose of technical and engineering education.

Limitations: The participants narrowed down the technical education to produce sufficient technicians, which is required by the nation’s industry.

Recommendations for future research: further study is required to capture more technicians from all other departments

Application to research topic: This study can be applied to universities and their faculties.

Article 5 Reference: Watagodakumbura, C. (2015). Reviewing the Purpose of Education and Challenges Faced in Implementing Sound Pedagogical Practices in the Presence of Emerging Evidence from Neuroscience. World Journal of Education5(6), 23.

Purpose: The purpose of the study is to discuss some emerging concepts regarding neuroscience which are relevant to education.

Design: A qualitative approach is used

Participants: Students of neurosciences.

Data Collection: Systematic Review

Data Analysis: Discussion / Analysis of Systematic Review

Key Findings: Key findings say that we need to highlight the concepts in any learning-teaching environment.

Limitations: This study has no application and is on a small scale.

Recommendations for future research: This study needs to be implemented on a larger scale.

Application to research topic: This study and these articles are not specifically particular to an application.

Article 6 Reference: Harouni, H. (2015). Purpose and education: The case of mathematics (Doctoral dissertation).

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to understand the social purpose of mathematics and its impact on teaching and learning.

Design: Qualitative Technique

Participants: Mathematicians, Teachers, and Students

Data Collection: The data was gathered through pre-and post-surveys, weekly journal entries, and fieldwork reports.

Data Analysis: Evaluation of reports and surveys

Key Findings: The paper attempted to help teachers with training beyond proscribing what and how to teach.

Limitations: Concurrent investigations are required

Recommendations for future research: Further research in this field can broaden the area of education regarding mathematics

Application to research topic: Business schools and universities.

Article 7 Reference: Ramasamy, S. P. (2016). Factors of online learning adaptation for education purpose. Journal Postgraduate1(1), 27-32.

Purpose: The purpose of this article is to examine the relationship between customized learning and trust in a brand with online learning.

Design: Quantitative analysis

Participants: Students

Data Collection: Questionnaires

Data Analysis: Comparative study, analysis

Key Findings: Accessibility to learning is very important, and online learning is playing a vital role in this regard

Limitations: This study has ignored many basic aspects of learning

Recommendations for future research: E-learning can also be added to this research in future

Application to research topic: Online platforms for learning, learning portals, etc

Article 8 Reference: Kena, G., Hussar, W., McFarland, J., de Brey, C., Muse-Gillette, L., Wang, X., … & Barmer, A. (2016). The Condition of Education 2016. NCES 2016-144. National Center for Education Statistics.

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the conditions of an education system.

Design: Quantitative Design

Participants: Educational Organizations

Data Collection: Surveys and Questionnaires

Data Analysis: Questionnaire analysis tools and techniques

Key Findings: The condition of the education system is being modernized according to national standards. The quality of education all over the world is being enhanced

Limitations: This study is only valid for the educational institutes involving NCES in their body. It cannot be generalized.

Recommendations for future research: Research is required for other universities and colleges as well.

Application to research topic: All the educational institutes.

Article 9 Reference: Bonin, H. (2017). Economics of education.

Purpose: The purpose of this report is to provide an overview of immigrants’ potential economic return to education.

Design: Qualitative Study

Participants: Students

Data Collection: Interviews and reports

Data Analysis: Interview analysis

Key Findings: Migrant plays an important role in the potential economic return to education.

Limitations: This study does not cover all the aspects regarding potential economic growth

Recommendations for future research: Broadening this area may help to capture more returns to education.

Application to research topic: Immigrants all over the globe are practically putting their effort into economic potential return.

Article 10 Reference: Reimers, F. M. (2017). Rediscovering the Cosmopolitan Moral Purpose of Education. Meaningful Education in Times of Uncertainty, 16.

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to rediscover the moral values of education.

Design: Quantitative Data

Participants: Students, Teachers, Institutions

Data Collection: Surveys and interviews

Data Analysis: Quantitative techniques

Key Findings: The moral purposes of the traditional education that were suppressed by the new values

Limitations: Many aspects were missing

Recommendations for future research: Need to study moral purpose in depth

Application to research topic: All the educational institutes and universities.

Reflection Questions

  • Why did you select this topic?

This topic, the purpose of education, seemed quite interesting to me as education is a global issue that everyone is concerned about these days.

  • What did you learn about the topic you selected for this assignment?

This topic helped me a lot in assessing the educational system of the world. Different cultures and values are discussed, which helped me learn a lot about the educational system.

  • What did you learn about research through this assignment?

Research is quite time-consuming, but it is also interesting. Research helps in learning about the past, present, and future of the topic, which increases knowledge and broadens the human mind.

  • If you had to complete this assignment again, what would you do differently?

I would choose some other topic like healthcare and study the impact of good hospitalization on the patients if I had to do this assignment again.

References

Artess, J., Ball, C., Forbes, P., & Hughes, T. (2014). Taught postgraduate employability and employer engagement: Masters with a purpose, Higher Education Careers Services Unit, Universities UK.

Bonin, H. (2017). Economics of education.

Cook-Sather, A. (2015). Addressing the question of authenticity in middle grades student voice work: Wrestling with politics, power, and purpose in education. Middle Grades Review1(2), 2.

Cornwell, G. H. (2016). I. Om Purpose: Liberal Education and the Question of Value.

Harouni, H. (2015). Purpose and education: The case of mathematics (Doctoral dissertation).

Kena, G., Hussar, W., McFarland, J., de Brey, C., Muse-Gillette, L., Wang, X., … & Barmer, A. (2016). The Condition of Education 2016. NCES 2016-144. National Center for Education Statistics.

Ramasamy, S. P. (2016). Factors of online learning adaptation for education purpose. Journal Postgraduate1(1), 27-32.

Reimers, F. M. (2017). Rediscovering the Cosmopolitan Moral Purpose of Education. Meaningful Education in Times of Uncertainty, 16.

Turmudi, I., Hamzah, R., Ismail, S., Aripin, M. A., & Mohamad, N. H. (2017). Purpose of Education and Spiritual Potential; What is Your Definition. Sains Humanika9(1-2).

Watagodakumbura, C. (2015). Reviewing the Purpose of Education and Challenges Faced in Implementing Sound Pedagogical Practices in the Presence of Emerging Evidence from Neuroscience. World Journal of Education5(6), 23.

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