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Donley, Jan – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2019
The Center on Innovations in Learning (CIL) is a national content center established to work with regional comprehensive centers and state education agencies (SEA) to build SEAs' capacity to stimulate, select, implement, and scale up innovation in learning. This report is a collection of evidence ratings and practice briefs. The categories for…
Descriptors: State Departments of Education, Capacity Building, Educational Practices, Best Practices
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Giuseffi, Francesco G., Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Today's global educational environment includes the emergence of adult learners participating in formal and informal educational encounters for the purposes of professional development or personal enrichment. These learners must possess the conceptual and attitudinal idea of self-directed learning in order to be skilled workers and fulfilled human…
Descriptors: Independent Study, Adult Education, Andragogy, Learning Analytics
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Strohschen, Gabriele I. E., Ed.; Lewis, Kim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
Education for adults ought to consider a both-and mindset when it comes to selecting approaches, values, and program models in today's multi-sector, multi-diverse, and cross-cultural environments of teaching and learning. Experiences from educational professionals can lead to recommendations for these instruction and mentoring approaches of adults…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Competency Based Education, Situated Learning, Active Learning
Ginsburg, Rebecca, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
This volume makes a case for engaging critical approaches for teaching adults in prison higher education (or "college-in-prison") programs. This book not only contextualizes pedagogy within the specialized and growing niche of prison instruction, but also addresses prison abolition, reentry, and educational equity. Chapters are written…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Adult Education
Brewer, Elizabeth, Ed.; Ogden, Anthony C., Ed. – Stylus Publishing LLC, 2019
This volume focuses on two questions. First, how can education abroad be embedded into undergraduate education so that students experience it as an integral component of their education and something they help shape, rather than as time away from their education and as a commodity to be consumed? Second, how can colleges and universities maximize…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Undergraduate Students, Integrated Activities, Educational Experience
Dahlstedt, Magnus, Ed.; Fejes, Andreas, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2019
"Neoliberalism and Market Forces in Education" provides a wide perspective on the dramatic transformation of education policy in Sweden that has taken place during the last 30 years, with a specific focus on marketization. The marketization of education in Sweden is set in the wider international context of changes in education systems.…
Descriptors: Neoliberalism, Commercialization, Educational Change, Foreign Countries
Kayi-Aydar, Hayriye, Ed.; Gao, Xuesong, Ed.; Miller, Elizabeth R., Ed.; Varghese, Manka, Ed.; Vitanova, Gergana, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2019
This volume examines the agency of second/foreign language teachers in diverse geographical contexts and in both K-12 and adult education. It offers new understandings and conceptualizations of second/foreign language teacher agency through a variety of types of empirical data. It also demonstrates the use of different methodologies or analytic…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education, Adult Education
Johnson, Cynthia R., Ed.; Butter, Eric M., Ed.; Scahill, Lawrence, Ed. – APA Books, 2019
Raising a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be challenging, particularly for parents who do not have easy access to psychological treatment. This book presents parent training as a unique approach that is accessible and one of the most promising methods for promoting long-term behavioral improvements in children with ASD. Backed by…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Parent Education, Behavior Modification