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Neal, Michael – Teachers College Press, 2010
Writing and the teaching of writing is changing at a rapid pace. How can educators understand writing assessment "as" and "with" technology in the 21st-century classroom? Michael Neal contends that new technologies are neither the problem nor the solution. Instead, educators need to tap into digital resources only inasmuch as they promote writing…
Descriptors: Writing Evaluation, Holistic Evaluation, Writing Tests, Educational Technology
Troia, Gary A., Ed.; Shankland, Rebecca K., Ed.; Heintz, Anne, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2010
What are the most effective methods for teaching writing across grade levels and student populations? What kind of training do teachers need to put research-validated methods into practice? This unique volume combines the latest writing research with clear-cut recommendations for designing high-quality professional development efforts. Prominent…
Descriptors: Writing Research, Self Efficacy, Educational Change, Writing Teachers
Chen, Jianguo, Ed.; Wang, Chuang, Ed.; Cai, Jinfa, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2010
The book is linked to the annual theme of the 2008 CAERDA International Conference with contributing authors serving as keynote speakers, invited panelists, paper presenters, as well as specialists and educators in the field. The book provides a most comprehensive description of and a theoretically well informed and a scholarly cogent account of…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Global Education, Creative Writing, Asian Culture
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Rong, Xue Lan, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2009
This research anthology is the fifth volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group-Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIG-REAPA) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and examines the patterns of Asian parents'…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Parents, Parent Student Relationship, Asian American Students
Sandlin, Jennifer A., Ed.; McLaren, Peter, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009
Distinguished international scholars from a wide range of disciplines (including curriculum studies, foundations of education, adult education, higher education, and consumer education) come together in this book to explore consumption and its relation to learning, identity development, and education. Readers will learn about a variety of ways in…
Descriptors: Critical Theory, Social Systems, Popular Culture, Consumer Education
Russo, Charles, Ed. – Education Law Association, 2008
The Yearbook of Education Law contains analyses of the previous year's federal and state court decisions that affect private and public elementary and secondary schools and higher education. The Yearbook provides summaries and analyses of relevant state appellate and federal trial and appellate court cases. Contents include: (1) Employees; (2)…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Schools, Private Schools
Park, Clara C., Ed.; Endo, Russell, Ed.; Lee, Stacey J., Ed.; Rong, Xue Lan, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2007
This research anthology is the fourth volume in a series sponsored by the Special Interest Group Research on the Education of Asian and Pacific Americans (SIG-REAPA) of the American Educational Research Association and National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education. This series explores and explains the lived experiences of Asian…
Descriptors: Asian Americans, Acculturation, Asian American Students, High School Students
Salili, Farideh, Ed.; Hoosain, Rumjahn, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2007
The influence of culture on learning and motivation has been the topic of much research in recent years. Educational and psychological researchers are now aware that the findings of their studies may not apply to other cultures, and that in this age of globalization and multiculturalism it is very important to examine the applicability of…
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Cultural Differences, Learning, Motivation
Reif, Frederick – MIT Press (BK), 2008
Many students find it difficult to learn the kinds of knowledge and thinking required by college or high school courses in mathematics, science, or other complex domains. Thus they often emerge with significant misconceptions, fragmented knowledge, and inadequate problem-solving skills. Most instructors or textbook authors approach their teaching…
Descriptors: Expository Writing, Quality Control, Problem Solving, Scientific Concepts
Dunn, Rita, Ed.; Griggs, Shirley A., Ed. – Rowman & Littlefield Education, 2007
Today, there is little deviation from the standard, business-as-usual practices in the world of education. This book challenges these stale practices and asks the important questions that can improve schools beyond the current state of mediocrity. Written for administrators, supervisors, teachers, parents--even politicians and corporate…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Educational Change, Violence, Talent Development
Orfield, Gary, Ed.; Marin, Patricia, Ed.; Horn, Catherine L., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2005
"Higher Education and the Color Line" examines the role of higher education in opening up equal opportunity for mobility in American society--or in reinforcing the segregation between white and nonwhite America. In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark decision upholding affirmative action, this comprehensive and timely book…
Descriptors: Higher Education, College Role, Equal Education, Social Change
Kirst, Michael W., Ed.; Venezia, Andrea, Ed. – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2004
This book reveals why so many students are entering college unprepared for college level work and often unable to complete a degree. This important book presents the findings of the Bridge Project, a major national research study conducted by Stanford University and funded by The Pew Charitable Trusts and the U.S. Department of Education. The…
Descriptors: Research Design, Educational Change, Graduation Rate, College Admission
Project WET Foundation, 2003
This 200-page activity guide for educators of students in grades six through university level raises the awareness and understanding of water quality issues and their relationship to personal, public and environmental health. "Healthy Water Healthy People Water Quality Educators Guide" will help educators address science standards through 25…
Descriptors: Environmental Education, Water Quality, Teaching Guides, College Students
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