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Rylance, Connie; Kevech, Andrea – TESOL Press, 2018
Unsure of how to include creativity and project-based learning in grammar lessons? The 2nd edition of this best-selling book includes updated activities and new contributions that cover a wide range of teaching techniques--from introducing a specific grammar point to providing meaningful, contextualized practice. Chapters are broken down into the…
Descriptors: Grammar, Nouns, Verbs, Form Classes (Languages)
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Weinberger, Yehudith, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
As with most dynamic activities that are based on social and cultural contexts and rely on interactions, education is a complex and often ambiguous endeavor. Despite this complexity, scholars and educators are often required to find ways of defining and explaining what "good" teaching is and to incorporate these conclusions into teacher…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education, Empowerment
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Çetinkaya, Senay, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
In contemporary understanding, the working areas of children's psychology are expanding considerably. The mental health of the children ensures that they are able to use their developmental abilities, cope with difficulties in life, be productive and be creative, and demonstrate cognitive, emotional, and behavioral characteristics appropriate to…
Descriptors: Child Psychology, Mental Health, Behavior Disorders, Access to Education
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Llevot-Calvet, Núria, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
In a plural, complex, and diverse society, the school faces many challenges. Teachers must prepare their students for future professions, unthinkable nowadays, and the digital competences of teachers and students are one of the axes of an advanced school. This book presents a set of works rigorously elaborated by authors of different disciplines,…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Electronic Learning, Educational Quality, Technology Integration
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Altinay, Fahriye, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
This book encapsulates four sections about open and equal access for learning in school management. The first section is related to school management and leadership. The second section of the book gives insight on school culture. The third section of the book underlines the importance of open learning, and the last section of the book covers the…
Descriptors: School Administration, Access to Education, Equal Education, Instructional Leadership
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Bernad-Cavero, Olga, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
The societies of the twenty-first century are subject to social, cultural, political, and economic changes. In this context, the school is asked to educate the future citizens in the present. To respond to this kaleidoscopic reality, the school is immersed in a pedagogical revolution. In this book, the reader will find a selection of avant-garde…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Teacher Role
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Tripathi, Purnendu, Ed.; Mukerji, Siran, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Technology plays a vital role in bridging the digital divide and fostering sustainability in educational development. This is evident through the successful use of social media in educational marketing campaigns and through the integration of massive open online courses to reorient learner interactions in higher education environments.…
Descriptors: Marketing, Sustainable Development, Social Media, Online Courses
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Queirós, Ricardo, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
In the digital age, online courses have progressed as popular modes of learning that provide interactive and collaborative learning in educational settings. The open education movement is enabled by the internet and combines the sharing of ideas, resources, and practices among all people in order to advance ideas and knowledge to a new generation…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Burtin, Anika Spratley; Fleming, Jeffrey S. – IGI Global, 2018
Outreach and engagement initiatives are crucial in promoting community development. This can be achieved through a number of methods, including institutions of higher education. "Changing Urban Landscapes through Public Higher Education" is a critical scholarly resource that examines the unique ways in which the faculty and students of…
Descriptors: Community Development, School Community Relationship, Higher Education, Urban Universities
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Fitzgerald, Carlton J., Ed.; Laurian-Fitzgerald, Simona, Ed.; Popa, Carmen, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
As traditional classroom settings are transitioning to online environments, teachers now face the challenge of using this medium to promote effective learning strategies, especially when teaching older age groups. Because adult learners bring a different set of understandings and skills to education than younger students, such as more job and life…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Learning Strategies, Adult Learning, Adult Education
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Grant, Marquis C., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Equality and equity are often mischaracterized as interchangeable terms in public education. This may explain why efforts towards reform and restructure are often not met with any real measure of success. "Equity, Equality, and Reform in Contemporary Public Education" provides emerging research on the reformation of education curriculum…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Educational Equity (Finance), Educational Change, Public Education
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Blummer, Barbara, Ed.; Kenton, Jeffrey M., Ed.; Wiatrowski, Michael, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
As the world becomes more navigable, opportunities arise for people to live in different countries and for students to study internationally. Such capabilities require universities and other institutions of higher learning to accommodate cultural diversity. "Promoting Ethnic Diversity and Multiculturalism in Higher Education" is an…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Ethnic Diversity, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness
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Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed.; Gómez-Parra, María Elena, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Around the world, school districts and institutions are exploring ways to provide quality education to their students. With this, there is a deeper need for multiculturalism in classrooms, as many students are from varying cultures and speak different languages. "Early Childhood Education from an Intercultural and Bilingual Perspective"…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Bilingual Education, Multicultural Education, Classroom Techniques
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IGI Global, 2018
In the digital age, numerous technological tools are available to enhance educational practices. When used effectively, student engagement and mobile learning are significantly increased. "Social Media in Education: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice" contains a compendium of the latest academic material on the usage, strategies, and…
Descriptors: Social Media, Educational Practices, Technology Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning)
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Guler, Nilufer, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Teaching English language learners has long presented challenges for teachers tasked with bringing these students to a level of language comprehension comparable to that of native speakers. These challenges and issues can lead to difficulty comprehending core academic topics for those learning the English language. "Optimizing Elementary…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary School Students, Elementary Education, English (Second Language)
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