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Barker, Derek, Ed.; Brown, David W., Ed. – Kettering Foundation, 2017
Following a foreword by Derek W. M. Barker, "Deliberation as Public Judgment: Recovering the Political Roots of a Democratic Practice," contents of this issue include: (1) Beyond Adversary Democracy (Jane Mansbridge); (2) What Is Political Judgment? (Ronald Beiner); (3) The Bumpy Road from Mass Opinion to Public Judgment (Daniel…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Political Issues, Democratic Values, Democracy
Humphrey, Stephen E., Ed.; LeBreton, James M., Ed. – APA Books, 2019
Organizational relationships are complex. Employees do their work as individuals, but also as members of larger teams. They exist within various social networks, both within and spanning organizations. Multilevel theory is at the core of the organizational sciences, and unpacking multilevel relationships is fundamental to the challenges faced…
Descriptors: Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Theories, Institutional Research, Social Networks
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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Gordon, Maria, Ed. – IGI Global, 2016
While governing bodies have mandated that all students have the right to an education, with disabled students treated to the same rights and opportunities as non-disabled students, policymakers do not always agree on what all-inclusive education should look like. "Challenges Surrounding the Education of Children with Chronic Diseases"…
Descriptors: Chronic Illness, Diseases, Special Needs Students, Equal Education
US House of Representatives, 2016
This document records testimony from a hearing held to examine how to strengthen America's postsecondary system as Congress works to reauthorize the Higher Education Act. Witnesses and members discussed reforms that will help ensure more students have the opportunity to complete an advanced, quality education without absorbing unmanageable debt.…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Hearings
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Becnel, Kim, Ed. – IGI Global, 2019
The emergent phenomena of virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality is having an impact on ways people communicate with technology and with each other. Schools and higher education institutions are embracing these emerging technologies and implementing them at a rapid pace. The challenge, however, is to identify well-defined problems…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment
Cai, Jinfa, Ed. – National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, 2017
This volume, a comprehensive survey and critical analysis of today's issues in mathematics education, distills research to build knowledge and capacity in the field. The compendium is a valuable new resource that provides the most comprehensive evidence about what is known about research in mathematics education. The 38 chapters present five…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
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Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 2016
By bringing together the national German sports game community and an international scientific community in a joint conference, the 6th International Teaching Games for Understanding Conference (TGfU) Meets the 10th German Sports Games Symposium of the German Association of Sport Science (DVS), held July 25-27, 2016, at the German Sport University…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Team Sports, Racquet Sports, Athletics
Graves, Scott L., Jr., Ed.; Blake, Jamilia J., Ed. – APA Books, 2016
School-based mental health professionals receive extensive training in assessment and treatment techniques with children. However, most of this training is based on research with white, middle-class populations, whose experiences are hardly universal. In the next decade, ethnic minority students are projected to become the numerical majority in…
Descriptors: Psychoeducational Methods, Intervention, Ethnic Groups, Minority Group Students
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Alexander, Patricia, Ed.; Levine, Felice J., Ed.; Tate, William, Ed. – American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2016
The centennial volume of "Review of Research in Education" ("RRE") takes a "retrospective, prospective" approach on a diverse range of education research topics spanning the last 100 years. While using historical trends as foundations for their chapters, the authors also look ahead to the most challenging issues and…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational History, Educational Trends, Research Methodology
Dede, Chris, Ed.; Eisenkraft, Arthur, Ed.; Frumin, Kim, Ed.; Hartley, Alex, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2016
With an emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) training, "Teacher Learning in the Digital Age" examines exemplary models of online and blended teacher professional development, including information on the structure and design of each model, intended audience, and existing research and evaluation data. From…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Professional Development, STEM Education, Preservice Teachers
Hornak, Anne M., Ed. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2019
The goal of this book is to help the reader gain knowledge on ethical and legal issues in the field of student affairs and develop competency to follow the profession's principles and standards of conduct. The significance of the book is due to its focus on the practical value of ethics and legal issues and its aim to address the knowledge,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Legal Problems, Student Personnel Services, Student Personnel Workers
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Leavitt, Lynda, Ed.; Wisdom, Sherrie, Ed.; Leavitt, Kelly, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
As the world becomes more globalized, student populations in university settings will continue to grow in diversity. To ensure students develop the cultural competence to adapt to new environments, universities and colleges must develop policies and programs to aid in the progression of cultural acceptance and understanding. "Cultural…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Competence, Teaching Methods, Higher Education
Nocella, Anthony J., II, Ed.; Parmar, Priya, Ed.; Stovall, David, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2018
The school-to-prison pipeline is a national concern, from the federal to local governments, and a leading topic in conversations in the field of urban education and juvenile justice. "From Education to Incarceration: Dismantling the School-to-Prison Pipeline" is a ground-breaking book that exposes the school system's direct relationship…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, School Role
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An, Heejung, Ed. – IGI Global, 2017
Study abroad programs offer a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves within different cultural backgrounds as they continue to further their education. By experiencing this first-hand, in-service and pre-service educators are better prepared to address diversity issues within their classrooms. The "Handbook of Research on…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Program Implementation, Program Effectiveness, Preschool Teachers
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