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Delisle, Jason D., Ed.; Usher, Alex, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"International Perspectives in Higher Education" offers a balanced perspective on how different countries approach key policies and what the United States can learn from those programs. Jason D. Delisle and Alex Usher have gathered a diverse group of experts to examine systems across the globe with a focus on the trade-offs between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Access to Education
Guile, David, Ed.; Unwin, Lorna, Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2019
"The Wiley Handbook of Vocational Education and Training" offers an in-depth guide to the theories, practices, and policies of vocational education and training (VET). With contributions from a panel of leading international scholars, the Handbook contains 27 authoritative essays from a wide range of disciplines. The contributors present…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Educational Theories, Educational Practices, Theory Practice Relationship
Wiseman, Alexander W., Ed.; Damaschke-Deitrick, Lisa, Ed.; Galegher, Ericka L., Ed.; Park, Maureen F., Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2019
This volume explores the shared expectations that education is a panacea for the difficulties that refugees and their receiving countries face. This book investigates the ways in which education is both a dream solution as well as a contested landscape for refugee families and students. Using comparative, cross-national perspectives across five…
Descriptors: Refugees, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Social Integration
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Popov, Nikolay, Ed.; Wolhuter, Charl, Ed.; De Beer, Louw, Ed.; Hilton, Gillian, Ed.; Ogunleye, James, Ed.; Achinewhu-Nworgu, Elizabeth, Ed.; Niemczyk, Ewelina, Ed. – Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, 2019
This volume contains selected papers submitted to the 17th Annual International Conference of the Bulgarian Comparative Education Society (BCES) held in June 2019 in Pomorie, Bulgaria. The 17th BCES Conference theme is "Glocal Education in Practice: Teaching, Researching, and Citizenship." Some selected papers submitted to the…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Citizenship Education, Comparative Education, International Education
Tait, Aaron; Faulkner, Dave – ASCD, 2018
The world needs great individual educational changemakers capable of identifying problems and creating bold, scalable solutions. But the world also needs Dream Teams--groups of talented administrators, teachers, staff, students, and community members who are passionate about making things better for kids, believe that school-based change is the…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Change Agents, Educational Improvement
Brown, Mabel Ann, Ed. – Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education, 2018
"The Shifting Global World of Youth and Education" explores how increasing migration and population changes are having an unprecedented impact on global education. Given that the number of children of migrant background is growing internationally, there is a need for increasing awareness of the educational attainment and cultural…
Descriptors: Migration, Population Trends, Global Education, Educational Practices
Canestrari, Alan S., Ed.; Marlowe, Bruce A., Ed. – John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2018
"The Wiley International Handbook of Educational Foundations" features international scholars uniquely qualified to examine issues specific to their regions of the world. The Handbook provides readers with an alternative to the traditional texts in the foundations of education by taking aim at the status quo, and by offering frameworks…
Descriptors: Foundations of Education, Educational Change, Teaching (Occupation), Curriculum
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Bista, Krishna, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
Today, millions of students cross geographic, cultural, and educational borders for their higher education. Trends of international student mobility are significant to universities, educators, business leaders, and governments to increase revenue and campus diversity in the global marketplace. As such, it is vital to examine recent trends in…
Descriptors: Foreign Students, Student Mobility, Foreign Countries, Trend Analysis
Watt, Helen M. G., Ed.; Richardson, Paul W., Ed.; Smith, Kari, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
Many studies of teacher motivation have been conducted in different contexts over time. However, until fairly recently there has not been a reliable measure available to allow comparisons across samples and settings. This has resulted in an abundance of findings which cannot be directly compared or synthesised. The FIT-Choice instrument offers the…
Descriptors: Teacher Motivation, Career Choice, Global Approach, Student Teachers
Dolgon, Corey, Ed.; Mitchell, Tania D., Ed.; Eatman, Timothy K., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
With contributions from leading experts across disciplinary fields, this book explores best practices from the field's most notable researchers, as well as important historically based and politically focused challenges to a field whose impact has reached an important crossroads. The comprehensive and powerfully critical analysis considers the…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Educational Practices
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Goria, Cecilia, Ed.; Speicher, Oranna, Ed.; Stollhans, Sascha, Ed. – Research-publishing.net, 2016
The School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at the University of Nottingham hosted the fifth annual conference in the "Innovative Language Teaching at University" series. Under the heading "Enhancing participation and collaboration" the conference, organised by Cecilia Goria, Oranna Speicher and Sascha Stollhans, took…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Classroom Communication, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Hirsch, E. D., Jr. – Harvard Education Press, 2016
In "Why Knowledge Matters," influential scholar E. D. Hirsch, Jr., addresses critical issues in contemporary education reform and shows how cherished truisms about education and child development have led to unintended and negative consequences. Hirsch, author of "The Knowledge Deficit," draws on recent findings in neuroscience…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Educational Change, Child Development, Failure
Adamson, Frank, Ed.; Astrand, Bjorn, Ed.; Darling-Hammond, Linda, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2016
With contributions from Linda Darling-Hammond, Michael Fullan, Pasi Sahlberg, and Martin Carnoy, "Global Education Reform" is an eye-opening analysis of national educational reforms and the types of high-achieving systems needed to serve all students equitably.The collection documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Privatization, Ideology
Finkelstein, Martin J.; Conley, Valerie Martin; Schuster, Jack H. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016
Over the past 70 years, the American university has become the global gold standard of excellence in research and graduate education. The unprecedented surge of federal research support of the post-World War II American university paralleled the steady strengthening of the American academic profession itself, which managed to attract the best and…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Educational Change, Global Approach, Comparative Education