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OECD Publishing, 2019
Did you ever wonder whether education has a role to play in preparing our societies for an age of artificial intelligence? Or what the impact of climate change might be on our schools, families and communities? Trends Shaping Education examines major economic, political, social and technological trends affecting education. While the trends are…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Trend Analysis, Educational Change, Artificial Intelligence
Young, Nicholas D.; Michael, Christine N.; Smolinski, Jennifer A. – Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2018
Captivating Classrooms explores the specific role that student engagement plays in education, it argues that there are myriad factors that undergird meaningful student learning and participation--such as motivation, exciting teaching strategies, reinventing literacy instruction, and authentic assessment. This book is an extremely valuable handbook…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Learner Engagement, Student Participation, Learning Motivation
Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2017
This document is an outgrowth of the 2016 National Education Technology Plan (NETP). The NETP presents a shared vision and call to action for transformational learning enabled by technology at all levels of our education system. This Higher Education Supplement to the 2016 NETP builds on the principles described in each of the NETP's five…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education, Lifelong Learning
Costley, Kevin C. – Online Submission, 2014
Grade inflation has been a consistently ignored problem in the public schools and universities for over fifty years. Grades keep getting higher and higher for a multitude of reasons. Students expect high grades. Parents demand high grades of their children and teachers. Some administrators implicitly or explicitly require that their teachers give…
Descriptors: Grade Inflation, Educational Practices, Guidelines, Student Evaluation
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2013
What does it mean for education that our societies are increasingly diverse? How is global economic power shifting towards new countries? In what ways are the skills required in the world of work changing? "Trends Shaping Education 2013" brings together international evidence to give policy makers, researchers, educational leaders, administrators…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Research, Educational Policy
Clouder, Lynn, Ed.; Broughan, Christine, Ed.; Jewell, Steve, Ed.; Steventon, Graham, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
With a unique focus on the relationship between assessment and engagement this book explores what works in terms of keeping students on course to succeed. Against a backdrop of massification and the associated increase in student diversity there is an escalating requirement for personalized, technology driven learning in higher education. In…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Expertise, Evidence, Feedback (Response)
Patchin, Justin W., Ed.; Hinduja, Sameer, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Just as the previous generation was raised in front of televisions, adolescents at the turn of the 21st century are being raised in an internet-enabled world where blogs, social networking, and instant messaging are competing with face-to-face and telephone communication as the dominant means through which personal interaction takes place.…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Electronic Publishing, Violence, Prevention
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Faris, Michael J.; Selber, Stuart A. – Composition Forum, 2011
E-book devices (and devices that support e-books) are increasingly being integrated into the working lives of students and teachers. We discuss our pedagogical and institutional experiences with the Sony Reader in composition courses at both the graduate and undergraduate level, reporting on dynamics and challenges associated with three key…
Descriptors: Teachers, Books, Electronic Publishing, Technology Integration
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Hadley, Wanda M. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2011
High school students with disabilities are attending colleges and universities in growing numbers, with their rate of college participation doubling in the past twenty years. Students with disabilities in the secondary educational system are protected by the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004, which requires…
Descriptors: College Students, High Schools, Learning Disabilities, Academic Achievement
Arum, Richard; Roksa, Josipa – University of Chicago Press, 2010
In spite of soaring tuition costs, more and more students go to college every year. A bachelor's degree is now required for entry into a growing number of professions. And some parents begin planning for the expense of sending their kids to college when they're born. Almost everyone strives to go, but almost no one asks the fundamental question…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Criticism, Role of Education, Student Evaluation
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Amey, Marilyn J. – New Directions for Higher Education, 2010
In the race to be internationally present, colleges and universities seek increasing ways to partner across boundaries. Sometimes, arrangements are loose configurations including ways in which individual student or faculty study-abroad activities have traditionally been initiated; sometimes, they are more integrally connected to core institutional…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Partnerships in Education, International Education, Educational Cooperation
Bruce, Mary; Bridgeland, John M.; Fox, Joanna Hornig; Balfanz, Robert – Civic Enterprises, 2011
Over the past decade, schools, districts, and states have become increasingly savvy with data collection and analysis to drive student outcomes. The development and use of Early Warning Indicator and Intervention Systems (EWS) are at the cutting edge of the data- driven, outcomes-focused, high-impact education movement. These systems can increase…
Descriptors: Evidence, Intervention, Academic Achievement, Reading Instruction
American Association of University Professors, 2009
Each year, the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) receives many inquiries about the legal status of faculty handbooks. To respond to some common inquiries, the Association's legal office prepared this overview of faculty handbook decisions. It is arranged by state and includes decisions of which the Association is aware and that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Faculty Handbooks, Lawyers, College Faculty
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Bauman, Mark – New Directions for Student Services, 2009
Some reserve and National Guard personnel are enrolled in college. Much like those who choose not to attend college, reservists and Guard members who are students are challenged by issues of separation from family and employment. However, members of the reserves and National Guard who are college students must also separate from their educational…
Descriptors: Military Service, Undergraduate Students, Stopouts, Academic Persistence
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Schmidt, Janet A.; Wolfe, Janice Sutera – NASPA Journal, 2009
While current student personnel issues such as restricted budgets, personal accountability, and increased, government regulations necessarily have been the focal concerns of chief student personnel officers, the growth and development of new professional staff who work with them on these priorities have not been given much attention. New student…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Student Personnel Workers, Entry Workers, Mentors
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