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Moore, Sarah C. K. – Multilingual Matters, 2021
This book traces a history of bilingual education in the US, unveiling the pervasive role of politics and its influence on integrity of policy implementation. It introduces readers to once nationwide, systemic supports for diverse bilingual educational programs and situates particular instances and phases of its expansion and decline within…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Educational History, Politics of Education, Educational Policy
Doney, Jonathan – Routledge Research in Education Policy and Politics, 2021
This book presents the theoretical basis and practical steps involved in using Statement Archaeology, an innovative method that enhances understandings of policy development, exemplifying its use in relation to one curriculum subject, Religious Education. The book is the first of its kind to fully describe the theoretical foundations of Statement…
Descriptors: Archaeology, Religious Education, Educational Policy, Politics of Education
Perry, Angela – Project on Student Debt, 2019
California has long been a national and global leader in developing and maintaining quality higher education options, as well as in providing financial aid and consumer protections for Californians who access that education. However, although California's colleges and the state government do collect, receive, and report a great deal of data, these…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Access to Information, Wages, Data Collection
Urban, Jennifer Brown, Ed.; Linver, Miriam R., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
After years of hard work and many long hours, you've finally finished your dissertation and earned your doctorate. You've persevered through many challenges, but one dilemma still lies before you: What will you do with your degree? Many graduates go on to pursue academic careers -- but academia isn't for everyone. This career guide examines the…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Behavioral Sciences, Social Sciences, Doctoral Degrees
National Forum on Education Statistics, 2015
When properly employed, technology may enhance and support learning opportunities available to any student, at any location, and at any time. Determining which instructional and delivery methods are best for a specific individual, group of students, community, or circumstance demands that high-quality data be available to students, parents,…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Data Collection
Kelly, Andrew P. – Bellwether Education Partners, 2014
The creation of the massive open online course (MOOC), a new form of digital learning, has enthralled some, infuriated others, and changed the conversation about higher education in the United States and abroad. To some, MOOCs herald the dawn of a new era in human capital, one that will mean the end of college as we know it. Enthusiastic observers…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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
Lawn, Martin; Grek, Sotiria – Symposium Books, 2012
The study of common and diverse effects in the field of education across Europe is a growing field of inquiry and research. It is the result of many actions, networks and programmes over the last few decades and the development of common European education policies. "Europeanizing Education" describes the origins of European education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Policy Analysis, Governance
Lumina Foundation for Education, 2009
The purpose of this guide is to help readers clarify their roles in the college access and success system and to identify how they might use data to create change for students. This guide shows how data can strengthen current programs and support broader changes that ease the path to college for students. This guide illuminates how a long-term…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, Access to Education, Guides, Data
Sykes, Gary, Ed.; Schneider, Barbara, Ed.; Plank, David N., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009
Educational policy continues to be of major concern. Policy debates about economic growth and national competitiveness, for example, commonly focus on the importance of human capital and a highly educated workforce. Defining the theoretical boundaries and methodological approaches of education policy research are the two primary themes of this…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Economic Progress, Graduate Students, Higher Education
Sawyer, Thomas H.; Bodey, Kimberly J.; Judge, Lawrence W. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2008
"Sport Governance and Policy Development" is written with the sport management student in mind. Designed to address the curriculum standards set by the National Association for Sport and Physical Education and the North American Society for Sport Management, this book provides information to meet core and related competency areas required for the…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Athletics, Ethics, College Students
Online Submission, 2006
The goal of this K-12 science safety resource is to bring together information needed by administrators, planners, teachers and support staff to help them make sound decisions regarding science safety. The document identifies areas for decision making and action at a variety of levels. It supports planning and action by providing information on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Facility Guidelines, Elementary Secondary Education, Safety Equipment
Edginton, Chrstopher R.; Kowalski, Christopher L.; Randall, Steve W. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2005
This text brings together the research, theories, and practices around youth development and utilizes the experiences and approaches tested by practitioners. A brilliant blending of theory and practice comes to life in this textbook. The authors' intention is to provide an introductory overview for the professional practice of youth work in the…
Descriptors: Youth, Youth Programs, Child Development, Adolescent Development
McKay, Sandra Lee, Ed.; Hornberger, Nancy H., Ed. – 1996
The text presents an introduction to sociolinguistics for second language teachers, focusing on social dimensions of language likely to be of interest to this group. The first group of chapters addresses the manner in which the larger social and political context affects language broadly: "Language Attitudes, Motivation, and Standards" (Mary…
Descriptors: Creoles, Cultural Context, English, Ethnography
Coughlin, Caroline M.; Gertzog, Alice – 1997
Created in response to requests from library science faculty for a student edition with a focus on the planning and policy issues germane to all academic libraries, this new text is a revised and abridged version of the fifth edition of "Lyle's Administration of the College Library (1992). The ten chapters of this edition include six chapters from…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Educational Development, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education
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