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Miller, Gary; Benke, Meg; Chaloux, Bruce; Ragan, Lawrence C.; Schroeder, Raymond; Smutz, Wayne; Swan, Karen – Online Learning Consortium, 2019
Written by pioneers in the field of online learning, "Leading the e-Learning Transformation of Higher Education" is a professional text that offers insights and guidance to the rising generation of leaders in the field of higher education. It explains how to integrate online learning into an institution during a period of rapid social…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Change, Higher Education, Distance Education
Korhonen, Vesa, Ed.; Alenius, Pauliina, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
Internationalisation have recently featured in discussions and initiatives related to various fields of higher education. Educational leaders, institutions and national policy-makers, but also international actors, such as the European Union and UNESCO, have promoted the internationalisation of higher education. Increasing emphasis on…
Descriptors: International Education, Continuing Education, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
Grossman, Pam, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2018
In "Teaching Core Practices in Teacher Education," Pam Grossman and her colleagues advocate an approach to practice-based teacher education that identifies "core practices" of teaching and supports novice teachers in learning how to enact them competently. Examples of core practices include facilitating whole-class discussion,…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Beginning Teachers, Educational Practices, Evidence Based Practice
Institute for College Access & Success, 2018
Within California, there is widespread understanding and consensus that college affordability is a challenge that needs to be addressed. Along with this consensus on the nature and implications of California's college affordability problems, there is also emerging agreement about how to tackle it. While this convergence can form the backbone of a…
Descriptors: Student Financial Aid, Educational Change, College Students, Paying for College
Horowitz, Rosalind, Ed.; Samuels, S. Jay, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
In this volume prominent scholars, experts in their respective fields and highly skilled in the research they conduct, address educational and reading research from varied perspectives and address what it will take to close the achievement gap--with specific attention to reading. The achievement gap is redefined as a level at which all groups can…
Descriptors: Achievement Gap, Reading Achievement, Reading Instruction, Book Reviews
Barbour, Nancy, Ed.; McBride, Brent A., Ed. – Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017
Child development laboratory schools are found on college and university campuses throughout the U.S. Over the last century, they have acquired a long, rich history. Originally seen as settings for the new field of child study in the early 1900s, their functions have evolved over time. These programs often play a central role in supporting…
Descriptors: Child Development, Laboratory Schools, Futures (of Society), Educational Development
Csapó, Beno, Ed.; Funke, Joachim, Ed. – OECD Publishing, 2017
Solving non-routine problems is a key competence in a world full of changes, uncertainty and surprise where we strive to achieve so many ambitious goals. But the world is also full of solutions because of the extraordinary competences of humans who search for and find them. We must explore the world around us in a thoughtful way, acquire knowledge…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Achievement Tests, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students
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Atabay, Kyle; Cravalho, Erika K.; Demirbag, Jocelyn Romero; Ka'ai, Elsa Pua; Kaneshiro, Alyson; Nakasato, Steve – Educational Perspectives, 2017
Presented as a collection of short essays, the authors of this article reflect on their experience in the University of Hawaii at Manoa EdD program and the questions, "What have you been able to take away from the experience?" and "What are you doing now that the EdD made possible?" The authors entered the program with a wealth…
Descriptors: Reflection, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Instructional Leadership
Arnold, Christopher, Ed.; Horan, Jacqueline, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
The inclusion of all children in the educational system still poses challenges, and psychologists have long been researching and facilitating effective practice with children who don't adjust readily to school. This book collates the findings and practice of psychologists working in schools and educational settings in 13 European states, and will…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
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Cramer, Sharon F., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2017
For those seeking a way to change opinions of shared governance from pointless and unlikely to possible and intriguing, "Shared Governance in Higher Education, Volume 1" will trigger meaningful conversations by offering valuable new perspectives. Experienced governance members, the contributors provide practical insights for everyone…
Descriptors: Governance, Higher Education, College Administration, Educational Planning
Renshaw, Peter, Ed.; Tooth, Ron, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2017
"Diverse Pedagogies of Place" presents eight original place-responsive pedagogies that address a question of paramount importance in today's world: how do we educate the next generation of students to confront the challenges of global climate change and the on-going degradation of natural environments? Each place-responsive pedagogy is a…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Teaching Methods, Climate, Environmental Education
Yorozu, Rika, Ed. – UNESCO Institute for Lifelong Learning, 2017
Learning throughout life is the driving force for transforming the world to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Many countries and communities regard lifelong learning for all as essential to their education goals and development frameworks. This report is a compendium of country reports on good practice in lifelong learning in…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Educational Practices, Educational Policy, Educational Strategies
Global Family Research Project, 2017
Early math ability is one of the best predictors of children's later success in school. Because children's learning begins in the home, families are fundamental in shaping children's interest and skills in math. The experience of learning and doing math, however, looks different from the instruction that was offered when most adults were in…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Parent Participation, Parents as Teachers, Early Childhood Education
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Caron, France; Fellus, Osnat; Glanfield, Florence; Phakeng, Mamokgethi Setati; Maheux, Jean-Francois – For the Learning of Mathematics, 2017
Prior to the 2016 Canadian Mathematics Education Study Group/Groupe Canadien D'étude En Didactique Des Mathématiques (CMESG/GCEDM) meeting at Queen's University in Kingston a Pre-Conference session was organised to discuss the theme of "Challenges and opportunities related to linguistic and cultural diversity in research and publishing /…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Language Usage, Mathematics Education, Educational Research
Murphy, Marilyn, Ed.; Redding, Sam, Ed.; Twyman, Janet S., Ed. – Center on Innovations in Learning, Temple University, 2016
The "Handbook on Innovations in Learning", published in 2014, responded to a call by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) to "leverage the innovation and ingenuity this nation is known for to create programs and projects that every school can implement to succeed." In December 2015, passage of the "Every Student Succeeds…
Descriptors: Guides, Individualized Instruction, Minimum Competencies, Individual Characteristics
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