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Palfreyman, David M., Ed.; van der Walt, Christa, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
Research on academic literacy within higher education has focused almost exclusively on the development of academic literacy in English. This book is unique in showing how students use other languages when they engage with written academic content--whether in reading, discussing, or writing--and how increasingly multilingual higher education…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Multiple Literacies, College Students
Paulsrud, BethAnne, Ed.; Rosén, Jenny, Ed.; Straszer, Boglárka, Ed.; Wedin, Åsa, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This edited collection explores the immense potential of translanguaging in educational settings and highlights teachers and students negotiating language ideologies in their everyday communicative practices. It makes a significant contribution to scholarship on translanguaging and considers the need for pedagogy to reflect and embrace diversity.…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education
Matsuda, Aya, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This book explores ways to prepare teachers to teach English as an International Language (EIL) and provides theoretically-grounded models for EIL-informed teacher education. The volume includes two chapters that present a theoretical approach and principles in EIL teacher education, followed by a collection of descriptions of field-tested teacher…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), English for Special Purposes
Enever, Janet, Ed.; Lindgren, Eva, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This is the first collection of research studies to explore the potential for mixed methods to shed light on foreign or second language learning by young learners in instructed contexts. It brings together recent studies undertaken in Cameroon, China, Croatia, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Italy, Kenya, Mexico, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Tanzania and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), French
Kamhi-Stein, Lía D., Ed.; Maggioli, Gabriel Díaz, Ed.; de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
This book investigates new English language policies and initiatives which have been introduced and implemented across Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Uruguay and Venezuela. Chapters are organized around three themes. Chapters in the first section critically examine newly-implemented English language policies, as well as factors that…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Foreign Countries
Gabriel, Deborah, Ed.; Tate, Shirley Anne, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
This book is centred on the perspectives, experiences and career trajectories of women of colour in British academia. It reveals a space dominated by whiteness and patriarchy, in which women of colour must develop strategies for survival and success. The contributors explore how their experiences are shaped by race and gender and how racism…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Minority Group Teachers, Females
Skipper, Tracy L., Ed. – National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 2017
The responsibility for college success has historically rested with the student, but since the 1980s, educators have taken increasing ownership of this, designing structures that increase the likelihood of learning, success, and retention. These efforts have included a variety of initiatives--first year seminars, learning communities,…
Descriptors: Educational Practices, Academic Achievement, First Year Seminars, Undergraduate Students
Arnold, Christopher, Ed.; Horan, Jacqueline, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
The inclusion of all children in the educational system still poses challenges, and psychologists have long been researching and facilitating effective practice with children who don't adjust readily to school. This book collates the findings and practice of psychologists working in schools and educational settings in 13 European states, and will…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
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Qian, Kan, Ed.; Bax, Stephen, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2017
With the rise of the internet and new communication technologies, language learning has moved beyond the classroom walls. This volume presents a range of important studies on innovative ways for learning languages outside the classroom. Chapters discuss MOOCs in the UK, Belgium, China, and Italy for studying a range of languages, research on new…
Descriptors: Large Group Instruction, Online Courses, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Cramer, Sharon F., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2017
For those seeking a way to change opinions of shared governance from pointless and unlikely to possible and intriguing, "Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1" will trigger meaningful conversations by offering valuable new perspectives. Experienced governance members, the contributors provide practical insights for everyone…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, College Administration, Educational Planning
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Cramer, Sharon F., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2017
Building on the resources offered in the first volume of this series, this second volume offers governance members, leaders, and other academics valuable insights into the governance process in higher education. In a chapter drawn from his keynote address at the March 2015 SUNY Voices conference, Steven Bahls, president of Augustana College,…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, College Administration, Educational Policy
Tooley, Melissa, Ed. – New America, 2017
Across the country, states are working to develop the plans required by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the latest reauthorization of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. One area of ESSA--Part A of Title II--is specifically focused on "preparing, training, and recruiting high-quality teachers, principals, or…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Effectiveness
Jesson, Rebecca, Ed.; Wilson, Aaron, Ed.; McNaughton, Stuart, Ed.; Lai, Mei, Ed. – NZCER Press, 2017
New Zealand schools increasingly use inquiry to understand and address complex and persistent issues. This requires schools to have committed Lead Teachers with deep knowledge about inquiry. The collection of studies in this book have been compiled by the research team at the Woolf Fisher Research Centre, University of Auckland, to illustrate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Problem Solving, Teaching Methods, Inquiry
Volante, Louis, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2017
The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international achievement measure that assesses 15-year-old student performance in the areas of reading, mathematics, and science literacy in over 70 countries and economies triennially. By presenting an in-depth examination of PISA's role in education governance and policy discourses,…
Descriptors: Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
Renshaw, Peter, Ed.; Tooth, Ron, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
"Diverse Pedagogies of Place" presents eight original place-responsive pedagogies that address a question of paramount importance in today's world: how do we educate the next generation of students to confront the challenges of global climate change and the on-going degradation of natural environments? Each place-responsive pedagogy is a…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Teaching Methods, Climate, Environmental Education
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