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Baron, Annette, Ed.; McNeal, Kelly, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
In higher education, case studies can be utilized to have students put themselves into problems faced by a protagonist and, by doing so, address academic or career-related issues. Working through these issues provides students with an opportunity to gain applied perspective and experiences. Professors in higher education who choose this method of…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Case Studies, Writing (Composition)
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Tafazoli, Dara, Ed.; Gomez Parra, M. Elena, Ed.; Huertas-Abril, Cristina A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
The ability to effectively communicate with individuals from different linguistic and cultural backgrounds is an invaluable asset. Learning a second language proves useful as students navigate the culturally diverse world; however, studying a second language can be difficult for learners who are not immersed in the real and natural environment of…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Awareness, Culturally Relevant Education, Educational Technology
Van Praag, Lore, Ed.; Nouwen, Ward, Ed.; Van Caudenberg, Rut, Ed.; Clycq, Noel, Ed.; Timmerman, Christiane, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2017
Early School Leaving in the European Union provides an analysis of early school leaving (ESL) in nine European Union countries, with a particular focus on young people who were previously enrolled in educational institutions inside and outside mainstream secondary education. The comparative approach employed by this volume adds to the existing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Dropouts, Dropout Prevention
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Jager, Sake, Ed.; Kurek, Malgorzata, Ed.; O'Rourke, Breffni, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
Trinity College Dublin was proud to host, in April 2016, the Second International Conference on Telecollaboration in Higher Education, with the theme "New Directions in Telecollaborative Research and Practice." Over two and a half days, 150 participants offered 95 research presentations, posters, and "problem shared" sessions.…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Cooperation, Higher Education, Educational Research
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Cui, Ying, Ed.; Zhao, Wei, Ed. – IGI Global, 2015
As an area of research that continues to develop, the study of linguistics worldwide presents the opportunity for the improvement of cross-cultural communication through education and research. Language educators are charged with the task of instructing students to effectively communicate across cultures in a multi-lingual world. The…
Descriptors: Guides, Second Languages, Translation, Teaching Methods
Stocchetti, Matteo, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2014
This book is an invitation to informed and critical participation in the current debate on the role of digital technology in education and a comprehensive introduction to the most relevant issues in this debate. After an early wave of enthusiasm about the emancipative opportunities of the digital "revolution" in education, recent…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Politics of Education, Educational Change
Abello-Contesse, Christian, Ed.; Chandler, Paul M., Ed.; López-Jiménez, María Dolores, Ed.; Chacón-Beltrán, Rubén, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2013
Bilingual education is one of the fastest growing disciplines within applied linguistics. This book includes the work of 20 specialists working in various educational contexts across Europe, Latin America, and North America to create a volume which is both comprehensive in scope and multidimensional in its coverage of current bilingual…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Multilingualism, Language Usage, Language of Instruction
Yiakoumetti, Androula, Ed. – Peter Lang Oxford, 2012
This volume brings together research carried out in a variety of geographic and linguistic contexts including Africa, Asia, Australia, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe and the United States and explores efforts to incorporate linguistic diversity into education and to "harness" this diversity for learners' benefit. It challenges the largely…
Descriptors: Standard Spoken Usage, Language Planning, Pidgins, Creoles