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Higgins, Steve, Ed.; Coffield, Frank, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2016
In 1916 John Dewey published "Democracy and Education: An introduction to the philosophy of education". In this book some of today's foremost historians, philosophers, psychologists, and sociologists of education mark the anniversary of Dewey's work by reviewing and reflecting, from a British perspective, on Dewey's contribution to our…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational Philosophy, Role of Education, Democracy
Saracho, Olivia, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Researchers from different disciplines (e.g., physiological, psychological, philosophical) have investigated motivation using multiple approaches. For example, in physiology (the scientific study of the normal function in living systems such as biology), researchers may use "electrical and chemical stimulation of the brain, the recording of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Motivation, Cognitive Processes, Young Children
Wright, Clare, Ed.; Piske, Thorsten, Ed.; Young-Scholten, Martha, Ed. – Multilingual Matters, 2018
This book examines key issues in theories of what language is and what happens in the mind during second language acquisition (SLA), inspiring readers to think in new and exciting ways about language learning and teaching. Chapters, written by both established and rising star scholars, provide cutting-edge insights and new empirical findings on…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Syntax, Phonetics
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Evans, Stephanie Y., Ed.; Domingue, Andrea D., Ed.; Mitchell, Tania D., Ed. – SUNY Press, 2019
"Black Women and Social Justice Education" explores Black women's experiences and expertise in teaching and learning about justice in a range of formal and informal educational settings. Linking historical accounts with groundbreaking contributions by new and rising leaders in the field, it examines, evaluates, establishes, and…
Descriptors: African Americans, African American Teachers, African American Students, Females
Waks, Leonard J., Ed.; English, Andrea R., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
John Dewey's "Democracy and Education" is the touchstone for a great deal of modern educational theory. It covers a wide range of themes and issues relating to education, including teaching, learning, educational environments, subject matter, values, and the nature of work and play. This "Handbook" is designed to help experts…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Educational Theories, Educational Philosophy, Democracy
Harris, Karen R., Ed.; Graham, Steve, Ed.; Urdan, Tim, Ed. – APA Books, 2011
The "APA Educational Psychology Handbook" reflects the broad nature of the field today, with state-of-the-science reviews of the diverse critical theories driving research and practice; in-depth investigation of the range of individual differences and cultural/contextual factors that affect student achievement, motivation, and beliefs;…
Descriptors: Talent, Gifted, Testing Accommodations, Teacher Effectiveness
Besley, Tina, Ed.; Peters, Michael A., Ed. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
Intercultural dialogue is a concept and discourse that dates back to the 1980s. It is the major means for managing diversity and strengthening democracy within Europe and beyond. It has been adopted by the United Nations, UNESCO and the Council of Europe as the basis for interreligious and interfaith initiatives and has become increasingly…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intercultural Communication, Multicultural Education, Global Approach
Hay, M. Cameron, Ed. – University of Chicago Press, 2016
To do research that really makes a difference--the authors of this book argue--social scientists need questions and methods that reflect the complexity of the world. Bringing together a consortium of voices across a variety of fields, "Methods that Matter" offers compelling and successful examples of mixed methods research that do just…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Social Science Research, Case Studies, Holistic Approach
Jarvis, Peter, Ed.; Watts, Mary, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
As our understanding of learning focuses on the whole person rather than individual aspects of learning, so the process of learning is beginning to be studied from a wide variety of perspectives and disciplines. This handbook presents a comprehensive overview of the contemporary research into learning: it brings together a diverse range of…
Descriptors: Learning, Perception, Cognitive Processes, Nurses
Fitch, Brian D., Ed.; Normore, Anthony H., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2012
Education-Based Incarceration and Recidivism: The Ultimate Social Justice Crime Fighting Tool takes a penetrating look at the needs and challenges of society's disenfranchised jail populations. It is incumbent to encourage public awareness of the causes that underlie the destructive cycles plaguing these populations, including the abuse and…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Needs, Recidivism, Institutionalized Persons
Wrigley, Terry, Ed.; Thomson, Pat, Ed.; Lingard, Robert, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Changing Schools" places educational and social aims at the centre of a discussion of educational change. It draws on 14 case studies to explore school change which is oriented towards social justice and democracy. In an age of global mobility, economic polarization and unprecedented environmental and cultural challenges, the education…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Curriculum Development, Human Capital, Laboratory Schools
Sellars, Stanley G., Ed. – 1979
The monograph was designed for special educators working with the severely mentally retarded and it examines methods of providing vocational training and educational opportunities for this population. The first chapter, by D. Biklen and G. Dybwad ("A Perspective on the Social and Cultural History of Severely and Profoundly Mentally Retarded…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Education, Employment Opportunities, History
Parker, Stephen, Ed.; Freathy, Rob, Ed.; Francis, Leslie J., Ed. – Peter Lang Oxford, 2012
What opportunities and challenges are presented to religious education across the globe by the basic human right of freedom of religion and belief? To what extent does religious education facilitate or inhibit "freedom of religion" in schools? What contribution can religious education make to freedom in the modern world? This volume…
Descriptors: Freedom, Foreign Countries, Religion, Religious Education
Kritt, David W., Ed.; Winegar, Lucien T., Ed. – Lexington Books, 2007
This book offers a truly learner-centered and learning-centered approach to educational technology. In substantial and interdisciplinary ways it carefully builds a foundation not just for rethinking the potential for technology in light of educational principles but, more importantly, rethinking teaching and learning in light of technology's…
Descriptors: Educational Principles, Information Technology, Educational Technology, Cognitive Psychology
This document contains three papers on global knowledge transfer issues and human resource development (HRD). "Indigenizing Knowledge Transfer" (Gary N. McLean) explores examples of HRD in which ethnocentric perspectives predominate and argues that, unless a HRD develops a global perspective, efforts to transfer knowledge within academia…
Descriptors: Action Research, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Comparative Analysis
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