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Plass, Jan L., Ed.; Mayer, Richard E., Ed.; Homer, Bruce D., Ed. – MIT Press, 2020
This book offers a comprehensive introduction to the latest research on learning and instruction with computer games. Unlike other books on the topic, which emphasize game development or best practices, Handbook of Game-Based Learning is based on empirical findings and grounded in psychological and learning sciences theory. The contributors, all…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Computer Games, Educational Improvement, Instructional Effectiveness
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Urban, Michael J., Ed.; Falvo, David A., Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
The application of technology in classroom settings has equipped educators with innovative tools and techniques for effective teaching practice. Integrating digital technologies at the elementary and secondary levels helps to enrich the students' learning experience and maximize competency in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, STEM Education, Outcomes of Education, Technology Integration
Ladd, Helen F., Ed.; Goertz, Margaret E., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2015
Sponsored by the Association for Education Finance and Policy (AEFP), the second edition of this groundbreaking handbook assembles in one place the existing research-based knowledge in education finance and policy, with particular attention to elementary and secondary education. Chapters from the first edition have been fully updated and revised…
Descriptors: Educational Finance, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education
Bastedo, Michael N., Ed.; Altbach, Philip G., Ed.; Gumport, Patricia J., Ed. – Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016
First published in 1999, "American Higher Education in the Twenty First Century" offered a comprehensive introduction to the central issues facing American colleges and universities. This thoroughly revised edition brings the classic volume up to date. The contributors have rewritten every chapter to address major changes in higher…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
Pfeiffer, Steven I., Ed. – APA Books, 2017
This handbook incorporates the most recent thinking and cutting-edge research from a wide range of fields related to gifted education, including developmental and social psychology, the neurosciences, cognitive science, and education. It consists of six sections: (1) History and global perspectives on the gifted field and talent development; (2)…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Talent Development, Theories, Talent Identification
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Bass, Ellen J.; Bruce, Susan E.; Lee, Douglas W. – Journal of Alcohol and Drug Education, 2013
To combat hazardous drinking during 21st birthdays, a health-focused birthday card was mailed to 2,380 college students who later completed an online instrument to assess the campaign's impact. Students reported drinking more during their 21st birthday celebrations than on a typical weekend night. Men consumed more drinks, reached higher estimated…
Descriptors: Drinking, Intervention, Birth, Health Behavior
Zigler, Edward, Ed.; Gilliam, Walter S., Ed.; Barnett, W. Steven, Ed. – Brookes Publishing Company, 2011
Targeted or universal pre-K? Direct instruction or learning through play? These and other debates are heating up as more and more young children across the country gain access to pre-K programs. Now there's a single volume that spotlights today's most urgent pre-K debates, explores each one from all sides, and paves the way for sound, educated…
Descriptors: Expertise, Direct Instruction, Caring, Credentials
Kendall, Philip C., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2011
Widely regarded as the definitive clinical reference and text in the field, this authoritative volume presents effective cognitive-behavioral approaches for treating frequently encountered child and adolescent disorders. The editor and contributors are leading experts who provide hands-on, how-to-do-it descriptions illustrated with clinical…
Descriptors: Evidence, Terrorism, Eating Disorders, Behavior Modification
Flanagan, Dawn P., Ed.; Harrison, Patti L., Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2012
In one volume, this authoritative reference presents a current, comprehensive overview of intellectual and cognitive assessment, with a focus on practical applications. Leaders in the field describe major theories of intelligence and provide the knowledge needed to use the latest measures of cognitive abilities with individuals of all ages, from…
Descriptors: Evidence, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Intelligence, Learning Problems
Secolsky, Charles, Ed.; Denison, D. Brian, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation. The "Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Education" provides higher…
Descriptors: Generalizability Theory, Higher Education, Institutional Advancement, Teacher Effectiveness
Kauffman, James M., Ed.; Hallahan, Daniel P., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Special education is now an established part of public education in the United States--by law and by custom. However, it is still widely misunderstood and continues to be dogged by controversies related to such things as categorization, grouping, assessment, placement, funding, instruction, and a variety of legal issues. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Special Education, Educational History, Educational Research, Research Design
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Leslie, W. Bruce, Ed.; Clark, John B., Ed.; O'Brien, Kenneth P., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2010
The State University of New York is America's largest comprehensive public university system, with sixty-four campuses, including community colleges, colleges of technology, university colleges, research universities, medical schools, academic medical centers, and specialized campuses in fields as diverse as optometry, ceramics, horticulture,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Planning, Equal Education, Research Universities
Murray, John W., Ed.; Miller, Michael T., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2011
The number of staff members serving American higher education institutions has more than doubled in the past twenty years, as occupations in technology, development, government relations, and even athletic administration have grown as never before in the history of the academy. As the number, variety, and importance of these positions have grown,…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Policy Formation, Private Colleges, Democracy
Christenbury, Leila, Ed.; Bomer, Randy, Ed.; Smagorinsky, Peter, Ed. – Guilford Publications, 2009
The first comprehensive research handbook of its kind, this volume showcases innovative approaches to understanding adolescent literacy learning in a variety of settings. Distinguished contributors examine how well adolescents are served by current instructional practices and highlight ways to translate research findings more effectively into…
Descriptors: English Curriculum, Visual Arts, Adolescents, Ability Grouping
International Educational Data Mining Society, 2012
The 5th International Conference on Educational Data Mining (EDM 2012) is held in picturesque Chania on the beautiful Crete island in Greece, under the auspices of the International Educational Data Mining Society (IEDMS). The EDM 2012 conference is a leading international forum for high quality research that mines large data sets of educational…
Descriptors: Information Retrieval, Data, Data Analysis, Pattern Recognition
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