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Guile, David, Ed.; Unwin, Lorna, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"The Wiley Handbook of Vocational Education and Training" offers an in-depth guide to the theories, practices, and policies of vocational education and training (VET). With contributions from a panel of leading international scholars, the Handbook contains 27 authoritative essays from a wide range of disciplines. The contributors present…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Theory Practice Relationship
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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
Streitwieser, Bernhard, Ed. – Symposium Books, 2014
Continuous and rapid developments in global higher education today more than ever before present new questions, greater challenges, and vast new opportunities for institutions, policy makers, scholars and students alike. This book is a collection of studies and essays by many of the leading experts in international higher education who share their…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Higher Education, Student Mobility, Comparative Education
Meiners, Erica R., Ed.; Quinn, Therese, Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
With germinal texts, new writings, and related art, "Sexualities in Education: A Reader" illuminates a broad scope of analysis and organization. Composed of a framing essay and nine sections edited by established and emerging scholars and addressing critical topics for researchers and students of sexualities and education, the text…
Descriptors: Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS), Sex Education, Citizenship, Intimacy
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Rozema, Edward – College Mathematics Journal, 2007
Recent events have led to an increased interest in emerging infectious diseases. This article applies various deterministic models to the SARS epidemic of 2003 and a measles outbreak in the Netherlands in 1999-2000. We take a historical approach beginning with the well-known logistic curve and a lesser-known extension popularized by Pearl and Reed…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Calculus, Mathematics Instruction, History
Riemersma, Alex; de Jong, Sikko – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2007
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of the European Union--Fryslan, one of the twelve provinces of the Netherlands. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors,…
Descriptors: Indo European Languages, Statistical Data, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
Evertson, Carolyn M., Ed.; Weinstein, Carol S., Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2006
Classroom management is a topic of enduring concern for teachers, administrators, and the public. It consistently ranks as the first or second most serious educational problem in the eyes of the general public, and beginning teachers consistently rank it as their most pressing concern during their early teaching years. Management problems continue…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Educational Research, Classroom Communication, Critical Theory
Paran, Amos, Ed. – Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc. (TESOL), 2006
The contributors to this volume believe that learners do not learn in isolation but absorb what is around them. This book includes practical applications and case studies used to make literary teachings come alive in varied ESL/EFL classroom settings around the world. This book brings to life the organic connection between literature and language…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Poetry, Language Skills
Terkla, Dawn Geronimo; Roscoe, Heather S.; Etish-Andrews, Jane – Online Submission, 2005
This paper explores how students adjust to life at universities outside their home countries. Much of the current body of research was conducted prior to the 9/11 tragedy and focuses primarily on studies within a single U.S. institution. This project expands the boundaries by including multiple institutions from around the globe post-9/11. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Student Experience
Annie E. Casey Foundation, 2004
"Engaging Residents to Improve Results for Children and Youth, Families and Communities" is a "Toolkit" that is the product of an international working group composed of delegates from six participating nations--Chile, Ireland, Israel, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States. In 2002, the working group set out…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Neighborhoods
Netherlands Organisation for International Cooperation in Higher Education, The Hague. – 1996
This booklet describes opportunities for higher education study in the Netherlands along with information, addresses, and practical tips for foreign students who are considering taking a course or earning a degree at a Dutch institution of higher education. Six sections cover: (1) the rewards of the investment in study abroad; (2) background on…
Descriptors: College Housing, College Students, Dutch, Dutch Culture
Utrecht State Univ., (Netherlands). – 1984
Bridges and similar constructions are highlighted in this book of guided lessons and activities for secondary school physics students. This program was developed by the Physics Curriculum Development Project under the auspices of the Physics Curriculum Innovation Committee. Contents include: (1) "Introduction" (presenting a rationale for…
Descriptors: Building Design, Construction (Process), Physics, Science Activities
Lie, Suzanne Stiver, Ed.; O'Leary, Virginia E., Ed. – 1990
This book contains a collection of papers dealing with various aspects of the careers of women in academic life from an international, comparative perspective. Information detailing the status of academic women in nine countries is included along with analyses of these women's experiences in socio-historical context. The papers are grouped in four…
Descriptors: Economic Status, Employment Level, Females, Feminism
Meijer, H. – 1985
A short, concise summary of the geography of the Netherlands is presented in this document. The introduction describes the country's governmental forms, physical location, provinces, population, and history. Geographic coverage includes: (1) the high and low Netherlands; (2) the struggle against flooding and land reclamation; (3) the polders, or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Geography, Instructional Materials, Maps