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Sivasubramaniam, Malina, Ed.; Hayhoe, Ruth, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2018
Despite the increased trend towards secularization in state schooling, issues of religion and spirituality have remained important. Increased pluralism within societies through expanding migration patterns is changing the religious and cultural contours of many countries in Europe and North America, and is creating a need for a deeper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Religious Education, Religion
Watson, Nancy T., Ed.; Xie, Lei, Ed.; Etchells, Matthew J., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
"Cultural Impact on Conflict Management in Higher Education" shares information regarding conflict management and resolution in higher education from a global perspective. In this book, the authors introduce many conflict resolution methods from different regions in the world. The book shares a conflict resolution model which may direct…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Higher Education, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
OECD Publishing, 2017
"Education at a Glance: OECD Indicators" is the authoritative source for information on the state of education around the world. With more than 125 charts and 145 tables included in the publication and much more data available on the educational database, "Education at a Glance 2017" provides key information on the output of…
Descriptors: Educational Indicators, Foreign Countries, Graduation Rate, Higher Education
Crutchfield, John, Ed.; Schewe, Manfred, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2017
Over the last two decades drama pedagogy has helped to lay the foundations for a new teaching and learning culture, one that accentuates physicality and centres on performative experience. Signs of this 'performative turn' in education are especially strong in the field of foreign/second language teaching. This volume introduces scholars, language…
Descriptors: Multicultural Education, Drama, Performance, Second Language Instruction
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Orey, Michael, Ed.; Branch, Robert Maribe, Ed. – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 2017
The "Educational Media and Technology Yearbook" has become a standard reference in many libraries and professional collections. It provides a valuable historical record of current ideas and developments in the field. Following an introduction by Karah Zane Hagins, the book is arranged into five parts. Part one of this updated volume,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Reushle, Shirley, Ed.; Antonio, Amy, Ed.; Keppell, Mike, Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
The discipline of education is a multi-faceted system that must constantly integrate new strategies and procedures to ensure successful learning experiences. Enhancements in education provide learners with greater opportunities for growth and advancement. "Open Learning and Formal Credentialing in Higher Education: Curriculum Models and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Adult Education, Student Centered Learning, Open Education
Cunningham, Peter, Ed.; Heilbronn, Ruth, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2016
"Dewey in Our Time" brings together leading writers from around the world who are actively engaged in applying Dewey's thought to the challenges facing educational systems and teachers in school. Issues concerning equity, social justice, curriculum and pedagogy, teachers' roles and their professional identity are considered, with…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Equal Education, Social Justice, Teacher Role
Gottlieb, Alma; DeLoache, Judy – Cambridge University Press, 2016
Should babies sleep alone in cribs, or in bed with parents? Is talking to babies useful, or a waste of time? "A World of Babies" provides different answers to these and countless other child-rearing questions, precisely because diverse communities around the world hold drastically different beliefs about parenting. While celebrating that…
Descriptors: Infants, Child Rearing, Cultural Differences, Poverty