ERIC Number: ED564017
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Reference Count: N/A
Transforming the Future of Learning with Educational Research
Askell-Williams, Helen, Ed.
The field of education is a vital component of today's society, enriching and facilitating the attainment of new knowledge. Progress continues to be achieved in this area as new methods are envisioned that increase education's value. "Transforming the Future of Learning with Educational Research" brings together diverse perspectives that underscore the importance of research practices toward the enrichment of teaching. Highlighting themes of learning, diversity, education communities, and student well-being, this book is an essential reference source for teacher educators, researchers, teaching practitioners, and professionals interested in the value of research within the field of education. Following a foreword (David Giles) and preface (Helen Askell-Williams), this book is organized into the following sections and chapters: Section 1: Learning: (1) Changes in Students' Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategy Use over Five Years of Secondary Schooling (Helen Askell-Williams and Michael J. Lawson); (2) Valuing Learning in, through, and about Sport-Physical Education and the Development of Sport Literacy (Shane Pill); (3) Visual Mental Imagery: A Key Representational Format (Lihui Wang and Michael J. Lawson); (4) Modelling Teachers' Promotion of Powerful Positive Affect in the Primary Mathematics Classroom (Shaileigh Page and Julie Clark); and (5) Students' Strategies for Planning and Reflecting on the Process of Carrying out the International Baccalaureate Personal Project (Penny Van Deur). Section 2: Diversity: (6) The Schooling Experiences of African Youth from Refugee Backgrounds in South Australia: Key Findings and Implications for Educational Practice (Svetlana M. King and Laurence Owens); (7) Analysis of National Test Scores in Very Remote Australian Schools: Understanding the Results through a Different Lens (John Guenther); (8) Understanding Adolescent Offending: The Intentions to Transgress (ITT) Model (Grace Skrzypiec and Laurence Owens); and (9) The Australian Curriculum: Assessment Practices for Diverse Learners (Karyn Carson and Peter Walker). Section 3: Communities of Practice: (10) Re-Framing the Formation of Rural Educational Leaders (R. John Halsey); (11) Shaping a Strengths-Based Approach to Relational Leadership (Michael Bell and Carolyn Palmer); (12) The Impact of School-Community Involvement on Students, Teachers, and the Community (Carolyn Gregoric and Laurence Owens). Section 4: Student Mental Health and Wellbeing: (13) Social-Emotional Learning and Students' Transition from Kindergarten to Primary School in Italy (Valeria Cavioni and Maria Assunta Zanetti); (14) How Can We Help? Indirect Aggression among Girls and What to Do about It (Laurence Owens); (15) Translating Research Knowledge into Effective School Practice in the Field of Social and Emotional Learning (Ann Lendrum and Neil Humphrey); and (16) Exploring Three Measures of Student Wellbeing (Grace Skrzypiec, Flinders University, Helen Askell-Williams, and Phillip Slee, Flinders). Section 5: Reflections: (17) Transforming the Future of Learning: People, Positivity, and Pluralism (and Even the Planet) (Rosalyn H. Shute). A compilation of references, a section about the contributors, and an index are included.
Descriptors: Educational Research, Learning, Metacognition, Cognitive Processes, Secondary School Students, Physical Education, Athletics, Visualization, Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Teachers, Psychological Patterns, Advanced Placement Programs, Student Projects, Refugees, Youth, Foreign Countries, Scores, Adolescents, Student Diversity, National Curriculum, Student Evaluation, Rural Education, Leaders, School Community Relationship, Social Development, Emotional Development, Kindergarten, Elementary School Students, Aggression, Females, School Effectiveness, Well Being, Futures (of Society), Educational Trends
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Secondary Education; Elementary Education; Kindergarten; Primary Education; Early Childhood Education
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Identifiers - Location: Africa; Australia; Italy