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Kauko, Jaakko, Ed.; Rinne, Risto, Ed.; Takala, Tuomas, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2018
The question of quality has become one of the most important framing factors in education and has been of growing interest to international organisations and national policymakers for decades. "Politics of Quality in Education" focuses on Brazil, China, and Russia, part of the so-called emerging nations' BRICS block, and draws on a…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Politics of Education, Quality Assurance, Evaluation
Brown, Mabel Ann, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2018
"The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education" explores how increasing migration and population changes are having an unprecedented impact on global education. Given that the number of children of migrant background is growing internationally, there is a need for increasing awareness of the educational attainment and cultural…
Descriptors: Migration, Population Trends, Global Education, Educational Practices
Gonzalez, Anna K., Ed.; Ching, Doris M., Ed.; White, Lori S., Ed.; Kelly, Robert D., Ed. – NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, 2018
A diverse faculty and staff reflects an important measure of success for higher education institutions. Recent gains in diversifying higher education have become more evident, as growing numbers of individuals from racialized minority communities have assumed senior executive leadership positions, from vice presidents for student affairs to…
Descriptors: Diversity (Faculty), Higher Education, College Faculty, Administrator Characteristics
Hawkins, J. N., Ed.; Yamada, A., Ed.; Yamada, R., Ed.; Jacob, W. J., Ed. – Springer, 2018
"New Directions of STEM Research and Learning in the World Ranking Movement: A Comparative Perspective" illustrates new directions of STEM higher education from the perspective of twenty-first century types of learning outcomes and focuses on need for developing an interdisciplinary approach to STEM higher education reform. It provides…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Trends, Universities, Achievement Rating
Padró, Fernando F., Ed.; Erwee, Ronal, Ed.; Harmes, Meredith A., Ed.; Harmes, Marcus K., Ed.; Danaher, Patrick Alan, Ed. – Springer, 2018
This handbook brings together contributors from the United States, Australasia and Europe who use theoretical insights and empirical data to examine current practices as well as possible future directions of postgraduate education. A full range of postgraduate study options are explored, including PhD and professional doctorates, masters awards,…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Educational Practices
Witt, Peter A., Ed.; Caldwell, Linda L., Ed. – Sagamore-Venture, 2018
Out-of-school time (OST) settings are powerful contexts for youth development when programs and services are intentionally designed. "Youth Development Principles and Practices in Out-of-School Time Settings" increases the capacity of students and professionals to facilitate youths' optimal transition to adulthood through maximizing the…
Descriptors: Student Development, Adolescent Development, Youth Programs, After School Programs
ACT, Inc., 2018
The inaugural "Higher Education Research Digest" was released in 2017 (see ED581669) along with the "Enrollment Management Database," a tool assisting enrollment managers, admissions personnel, and other college administrators with student recruitment, enrollment, and success strategies. For this second edition of the…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Research, College Entrance Examinations, Databases
Monroe, Eula Ewing, Ed.; Young, Terrell A., Ed.; Fuentes, Debra S., Ed.; Dial, Olivia Haworth, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2018
"Deepening Students' Mathematical Understanding with Children's Literature" is an important addition NCTM's books that focus on high quality children's books to create engaging and meaningful tasks that deepen mathematics learning for pre-K and elementary students. Classroom teachers in early childhood and elementary grades will find the…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Mathematics Instruction, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods
Rowan-Kenyon, Heather T., Ed.; Cahalan, Margaret, Ed.; Yamashita, Mika, Ed. – Pell Institute for the Study of Opportunity in Higher Education, 2018
There are large gaps in educational access and attainment between the rich and poor in the United States. In 2016, there was a 25 percentage-point gap in college enrollment rates for high school graduates in the top and bottom family income quartiles. Reflections on Connecting Research and Practice in College Access and Success Programs is the…
Descriptors: Access to Education, College Students, Low Income Students, Disabilities
Iwamasa, Gayle Y., Ed.; Hays, Pamela A., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This volume shows mental health providers how to integrate cultural factors into cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Contributing authors describe the application of CBT with clients of diverse cultures and discuss how therapists can refine CBT to increase its effectiveness with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. They examine the unique…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Cultural Relevance, Counseling Techniques
Apter, Brian, Ed.; Arnold, Christopher, Ed.; Hardy, Julia, Ed. – UCL IOE Press, 2018
In 2014 the Children and Families Act extended the protection of educational services to include people up to age 25, so since then educational psychologists have worked in post-16 establishments as well as schools. This book presents case studies that illuminate how psychology is applied to enhancing the lives of adolescents and young adults as…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Adolescents, Young Adults, Ethics
Crowe, Mary L., Ed.; Guerrant, Bessie, Ed. – Grantee Submission, 2018
"Mentoring through the Transitions: Voices on the Verge" highlights the individuals, programs, and institutions succeeding in assisting STEM students through critical junctures such as high school to college, community college to four-year institution, and four-year institution to graduate school and beyond. It features the authentic…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Transitional Programs, Mentors, High School Students
Kagan, Sharon Lynn, Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2018
Learn how exemplary countries are dealing with the challenges and joys of advancing the development of their youngest citizens. In this book, Sharon Lynn Kagan and her contributors systematically examine how six diverse countries go about envisioning, designing, and implementing their services to young children and their families. "The Early…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Family Environment, International Education
Tandberg, David A., Ed.; Sponsler, Brian A., Ed.; Hanna, Randall W., Ed.; Guilbeau, Jason P., Ed. – Teachers College Press, 2018
While issues of higher education access, opportunity, and impact are hotly debated on the floors of Congress and in state legislatures, it is the state's higher education executive officer (SHEEO) who is expected to be an innovative policymaker, an astute political actor, an all-seeing fortune-teller, and a rapid problem-solver. These…
Descriptors: Higher Education, State Policy, Educational Policy, State Boards of Education
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O'Malley, Michael P.; Asher, Nina; Beck, Brandon L.; Capper, Colleen A.; Lugg, Catherine A.; Murphy, Jason P.; Whitlock, Reta Ugena – International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education (QSE), 2018
This collection of distinct scholarly essays deliberatively turns to queer experience and theorizing as a resource for constructing vibrant qualitative research designs. Queer theory offers a breadth of epistemological and methodological possibilities for qualitative projects that are too frequently overlooked for many reasons. These reasons…
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Social Theories, Qualitative Research, Research Design
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