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Hallinan, Maureen T., Ed. – Springer, 2011
Scholarly analysis in the sociology of education has burgeoned in recent decades. "Frontiers in Sociology of Education" aims to provide a roadmap for sociologists and other social scientists as they set bold new directions for future research on schools. In Part 1 of this forward-looking volume, the authors present cutting-edge research…
Descriptors: Educational Sociology, Social Scientists, Educational Research, Guidelines
Sykes, Gary, Ed.; Schneider, Barbara, Ed.; Plank, David N., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2009
Educational policy continues to be of major concern. Policy debates about economic growth and national competitiveness, for example, commonly focus on the importance of human capital and a highly educated workforce. Defining the theoretical boundaries and methodological approaches of education policy research are the two primary themes of this…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Economic Progress, Graduate Students, Higher Education
McCoy, Leah P., Ed. – Online Submission, 2003
This document presents the proceedings of an annual educational research forum held at Wake Forest University (Winston-Salem, North Carolina) on December 10, 2003. A table of contents and 31 research studies of high school teaching are included. The following studies are included: (1) No, Seriously: Humor Use by High School Social Studies Teachers…
Descriptors: War, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Methods
Keys, Robert C., Ed. – 1990
As a result of the 1984 National Council on Student Development (NCSD) Leadership Colloquium, a report was developed presenting a series of seven recommendations and accompanying strategies for strengthening student development services. Entitled, "Traverse City Statement: Toward the Future Vitality of Student Development Services," the report…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, College Administration, College Outcomes Assessment, College Planning
Pehkonen, Erkki, Ed. – 1989
This report contains conference papers on geometry teaching. There were five plenary talks given and a review of Hungarian geometry teaching. The plenary talks addressed background theories of the psychology of learning such as constructivism, perceptional psychology, and motivational psychology. The themes of the 21 short talks were on a varied…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Harris, Mary, Ed. – 1991
This book illustrates the wide range of issues that should affect any consideration of the relationship between mathematics education and the use of mathematics for practical and work purposes. The concept of ethnomathematics is discussed, and biases, including those of gender, in the content of mathematics and mathematics education are exposed.…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Ethnomathematics, Females, Foreign Countries
National Association for Retarded Children, New York, NY. – 1967
Conference papers consider designing facilities to meet the needs of the mentally retarded and other handicapped persons. Complete texts and summaries are provided of R.B. Price on environmental design, E.D. Helsel on architectural barriers, H. Gordon on preschool programs and facilities, and H. Palmer on training centers for young adults. Also…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Design Requirements, Disabilities, Educational Facilities