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Gallagher, Michael; Knox, Jeremy – Learning, Media and Technology, 2019
This special issue of Learning, Media and Technology contributes to a growing need, not only for critical accounts of digital education that resist the global, but also for a more diverse representation of the multiplicitous practices of teaching and learning with technology across the globe. It builds on important work that has examined open…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Educationally Disadvantaged
Cottingham, Benjamin; Gallagher Alix; Gee, Kevin; Myung, Jeannie; Gong, Angela; Kimner, Hayin; Witte, Joe; Hough, Heather – Policy Analysis for California Education, PACE, 2020
This brief summarizes the key findings from the report "Supporting Learning in the COVID-19 Context," which offers a framework for districts to use in their preparation to provide quality instruction through distance and blended models. We address modifications that will need to be made in the areas of instruction, content, and student…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Distance Education, Blended Learning
Gallagher, Carole; Huang, Kevin; Van Matre, Joseph – WestEd, 2015
This five-year evaluation examined the effectiveness of a promising middle-school mathematics intervention funded through an Investing in Innovation (i3) development grant. Evaluation objectives were to: (1) study the impact of an intervention aimed at increasing the academic achievement of students in Algebra I--a gate-keeping course--as measured…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Opportunities, Middle School Students, Secondary School Mathematics
Gallagher, Kevin P. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
This study's focus was to examine the impact of learning style on learning outcomes in an Interactive Multimedia Instruction program (IMI). The literature review emphasizes that incorporating technology alone does not ensure positive gains in an educational initiative. It also identified a number of factors that may influence how students will…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Cognitive Style, Familiarity, Hypermedia
Waggoner, Michael D., Ed.; Walker, Nathan C., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
From the founding of Harvard College in 1636 as a mission for training young clergy to the landmark 1968 Supreme Court decision in "Epperson v. Arkansas," which struck down the state's ban on teaching evolution in schools, religion and education in the United States have been inextricably linked. Still today new fights emerge over the…
Descriptors: Religion, Public Schools, Parochial Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
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Dieter, Kevin C.; Studwell, Jamie; Vanacore, Kirk P. – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2020
Educators are increasingly embracing personalization in online and blended learning programs as a means of focusing students' investment of time and energy into learning plans that are best tailored to their individual needs. When personalized learning tools are deployed into structured learning environments like schools, however, educators and…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Student Behavior, Time Management, Reading Programs
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Dafouz, Emma; Haines, Kevin; Pagèze, Joanne – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2020
In the past decades, and as a result of the internationalisation processes experienced by higher education across the world, English-medium education (EME) has gained momentum in universities where well-established national and/or local languages had traditionally been the means of instruction. While this phenomenon is growing at a fast pace,…
Descriptors: Educational Development, Higher Education, International Education, English (Second Language)
Kelly, Andrew P., Ed.; Carey, Kevin, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2013
In this provocative volume, higher education experts explore innovative ways that colleges and universities can unbundle the various elements of the college experience while assessing costs and benefits and realizing savings. "Stretching the Higher Education Dollar" traces the reform continuum from incremental to more ambitious efforts.…
Descriptors: College Role, Costs, Educational Finance, Higher Education
Storms, Stephanie L. Burrell, Ed.; Donovan, Sarah K., Ed.; Williams, Theodora P., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2020
Colleges and universities cannot ignore the increasingly diverse student population in their classrooms, and how a focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion across disciplines trains students in the intercultural awareness they will need in competitive job markets. Yet while faculty may be aware of a need to understand EDI goals in relationship to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Equal Education, Diversity, Inclusion
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Perna, Laura W., Ed. – Higher Education: Handbook of Theory and Research, 2020
Published annually since 1985, the Handbook series provides a compendium of thorough and integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. Each annual volume contains chapters that discuss salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries on topics pertaining to…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, First Generation College Students, Hispanic American Students
Gosselin, Kevin P.; Northcote, Maria – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2013
Increasingly, faculty academics are required to teach and design online courses. However, in many cases, faculty members report having low levels of confidence, self-efficacy and competence to teach in online environments. Although their professional learning is often enhanced by institutional support strategies such as workshops, online…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Research, International Cooperation, College Faculty
Griggs, Richard A., Ed.; Jackson, Sherri L., Ed. – Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2011
This book follows in the footsteps of the first three volumes in the "Handbook for Teaching Introductory Psychology" series. In the prefaces to these volumes, the various editors all stressed two major points relevant to the development of this series. These comments also apply to this book. First, introductory psychology is one of the most…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Study, Psychology, Introductory Courses, College Instruction
Loss, Christopher P., Ed.; McGuinn, Patrick J., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2016
In "The Convergence of K-12 and Higher Education," two leading scholars of education policy bring together a distinguished and varied array of contributors to systematically examine the growing convergence between the K-12 and higher education sectors in the United States. Though the two sectors have traditionally been treated as…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Educational Policy, Alignment (Education)
Sampson, Demetrios G., Ed.; Spector, J. Michael, Ed.; Ifenthaler, Dirk, Ed.; Isaias, Pedro, Ed. – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2015
These proceedings contain the papers of the 12th International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in the Digital Age (CELDA 2015), October 24-26, 2015, which has been organized by the International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS), co-organized by Maynooth University, Ireland, and endorsed by the…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Computer Uses in Education, Learning Processes, Expertise
Wildavsky, Ben, Ed.; Kelly, Andrew P., Ed.; Carey, Kevin, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2011
The inspiration for this timely book is the pressing need for fresh ideas and innovations in U.S. higher education. At the heart of the volume is the realization that higher education must evolve in fundamental ways if it is to respond to changing professional, economic, and technological circumstances, and if it is to successfully reach and…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Online Courses, Educational Innovation
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