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Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Wang, Michael, Ed. – Online Submission, 2019
This book contains a compilation of papers presented at the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2019, organized by the World Institute for Advanced Research and Science (W.I.A.R.S.). Modern psychology offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology
Margic, Branka Drljaca; Vodopija-Krstanovic, Irena – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2017
English-medium instruction (EMI) is a complex educational innovation and a prerequisite for active participation in the process of internationalizing academia. Given its impact on today's universities, it is crucial that EMI should be effectively and responsibly implemented. This book draws on a range of theoretical and empirical insights to…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language of Instruction, Program Implementation, Teacher Attitudes
OECD Publishing, 2017
The transition from early childhood education to primary school is a big step for all children, and a step which more and more children are having to take. Quality transitions should be well-prepared and child-centred, managed by trained staff collaborating with one another, and guided by an appropriate and aligned curriculum. Transitions like…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Transitional Programs, Comparative Education
OECD Publishing, 2017
What is important for citizens to know and be able to do? The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) seeks to answer that question through the most comprehensive and rigorous international assessment of student knowledge and skills. The PISA 2015 Assessment and Analytical Framework presents the conceptual foundations of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Achievement Tests, International Assessment, Secondary School Students
OECD Publishing, 2016
This report reviews the collection, availability and quality of system-level data and metadata on education from countries participating in the PISA for Development project: Cambodia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Paraguay, Senegal and Zambia. PISA for Development aims to increase low income countries' use of PISA assessments for monitoring progress towards…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Data Collection, Achievement Tests
Potsi, Autoanneta – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2016
This book explores the Capability Approach (CA) as an alternative critical lens through which to regard early childhood education (ECE) curricula. The CA framework is a counter narrative to the narrow instrumentalism that reduces education to a mere process of academic skills acquisition for a future workplace. Primarily the book draws on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Ability, Curriculum Design
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2013
Are students well prepared to meet the challenges of the future? Can they analyse, reason and communicate their ideas effectively? Have they found the kinds of interests they can pursue throughout their lives as productive members of the economy and society? The OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) seeks to answer these…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Questionnaires, Numeracy, Foreign Countries
Fortanet-Gómez, Inmaculada – Multilingual Matters, 2013
This book offers a unique view of multilingualism in higher education from a global perspective. It presents a contextualised case of a multilingual language policy which takes the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The volume discusses various approaches to multilingual education including CLIL and then proposes guidelines…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, School Policy
Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Menzies, Holly Mariah; Oakes, Wendy Peia; Kalberg, Jemma Robertson – Guilford Publications, 2012
Straightforward, practical, and user friendly, this unique guide addresses an essential component of decision making in schools. The authors show how systematic screenings of behavior--used in conjunction with academic data--can enhance teachers' ability to teach and support all students within a response-to-intervention framework. Chapters review…
Descriptors: Screening Tests, Guides, Response to Intervention, Measures (Individuals)
Saddler, Bruce – Guilford Publications, 2012
This practical book provides explicit directions for teaching sentence-level skills to students who have difficulties in this area. The author explains the key role of sentence combining in the writing process and presents effective techniques for instruction and assessment. Numerous sample lessons, practice activities, planning tips, and…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Questionnaires, Writing Processes, Teaching Guides
OECD Publishing (NJ3), 2012
Researchers are embarking on increasingly diverse careers where collaboration, networking and interdisciplinarity are becoming more important. Transferable skills (e.g. communication skills and problem-solving abilities) can help researchers operate more effectively in different work environments. While researchers acquire some of these skills in…
Descriptors: Job Training, Foreign Countries, Communication Skills, Career Development
Norvilitis, Jill M., Ed. – InTech, 2012
With many children and adults affected by Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, researchers strive to understand the underpinnings of ADHD and associated factors on both a basic and applied level. The goal of this volume is to explore some of the broad array of research in the field of ADHD. The 12 chapters cover a variety of topics as varied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Knowledge Level, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Sensory Integration
Fleming, Jacqueline – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
In this important resource, Dr. Fleming (a noted expert in the field of minority retention) draws on educational evaluations she has developed in the course of her distinguished career. This book analyzes the common factors and the role institutional characteristics play in minority student retention to show what really works in increasing…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Institutional Characteristics, Minority Group Students, School Holding Power
Barnard, Roger, Ed.; Burns, Anne, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2012
This book presents a novel approach to discussing how to research language teacher cognition and practice. An introductory chapter by the editors and an overview of the research field by Simon Borg precede eight case studies written by new researchers, each of which focuses on one approach to collecting data. These approaches range from…
Descriptors: Language Teachers, Cognitive Processes, Educational Practices, Second Language Instruction
Seale, Clive, Ed. – SAGE Publications Ltd (CA), 2012
Clear, coherent and trusted, this book is the perfect guide to the main social research methods in use today. The much anticipated Third Edition of Clive Seale's bestselling title further expands its coverage to provide an authoritative introduction to all of the social research methods used to analyze qualitative and quantitative data. Written by…
Descriptors: Social Science Research, Research Methodology, Qualitative Research, Statistical Analysis
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