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Moore, Joi L., Ed.; Benson, Angela D., Ed. – InTech, 2012
This book, written by authors representing 12 countries and five continents, is a collection of international perspectives on distance learning and distance learning implementations in higher education. The perspectives are presented in the form of practical case studies of distance learning implementations, research studies on teaching and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Instructional Design, Educational Technology
Day, Christopher, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
The International Handbook of Teacher and School Development brings together a collection of research and evidence-based authoritative writings which focus on international teacher and school development. Drawing on research from 18 countries across 7 continents, the 40 chapters are grouped into 10 themes which represent key aspects of teacher and…
Descriptors: Teachers, Expectation, Teaching (Occupation), Accountability
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Keengwe, Jared, Ed.; Onchwari, Grace, Ed. – IGI Global, 2014
As the American immigrant population continues to expand, immigrant children and children of immigrants are entering the public school system. To be most effective, new teaching pedagogies must take cultural diversity into account. "Cross-Cultural Considerations in the Education of Young Immigrant Learners" explores some of the…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Children, Public Schools, Cultural Differences
Wyse, Dominic, Ed.; Andrews, Richard, Ed.; Hoffman, James, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
Edited by three authorities in the field, this "Handbook" presents contributions from experts across the world who report the cutting-edge of international research. It is ground-breaking in its holistic, evidence-informed account that aims to synthesize key messages for policy and practice in English, language and literacy teaching. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension, Writing (Composition), Spelling
Soomro, Safeeullah, Ed. – InTech, 2010
Since many decades Education Science and Technology has an achieved tremendous recognition and has been applied to variety of disciplines, mainly Curriculum development, methodology to develop e-learning systems and education management. Many efforts have been taken to improve knowledge of students, researchers, educationists in the field of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Distance Education, Instructional Design, Higher Education
Berlin, Donna F., Ed.; White, Arthur L., Ed. – International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education (NJ3), 2011
The chapters in this book reflect the work of science and mathematics educators who have worked for many years at the international level. As members of the International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education, their work provides readers with issues, models, practices, and research results that have applicability and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Mathematics Education, STEM Education, Educational Innovation
Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC. – 2000
This document contains 14 reports on education reform in Africa. Research was carried out in the 1990s to better understand the dynamics and techniques of policy change. Questions explored included: What are some of the key elements in education policy reform in Africa? How effective have the tools available to USAID been in guiding and supporting…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Educational Change, Educational Development, Educational Policy
Jarvis, Peter – 2002
This dictionary defines approximately 3,500 terms related to adult, continuing, higher, and lifelong learning. It provides detailed references to the main historical and contemporary figures, organizations, and concepts involved in adult and further education around the world with a distinct focus on the core issues in this rapidly changing field.…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Educators, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Kessler, Shelly – 1985
The initial purpose of this literature search on Third World women in agriculture was to locate materials in the New York and Washington areas. However, the location of source materials became a project in and of itself, and gaining access to various collections no small feat. Some of the best material is what is called fugitive literature. Word…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Annotated Bibliographies, Developing Nations, Economic Development
Omari, I. M.; And Others – 1983
A clinical case study was conducted mainly to document and evaluate achievements and problems in implementing universal primary education (UPE) in Tanzania. The focus of diagnostic aspects of the study was on (1) clarity of UPE objectives, (2) preparation for implementation of the UPE program, and (3) impact of the program on teaching and…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Comparative Analysis, Educational Development, Educational Finance
Chu, Lily – 1985
Although women are a crucial element in national rural development, their role continues to be neglected in plans and programs for change--especially in Third World countries. In addition to the burden faced by rural people generally in developing countries, women carry a double burden because of their low social status, high illiteracy rate, lack…
Descriptors: Agricultural Production, Change Strategies, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations
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Contreras, Gloria – Social Studies, 1990
Summarizes reviews of research in the "Handbook of Research on Social Studies Teaching and Learning," concerning international perspectives. Analyzes social studies research in England, Eastern Europe, and Africa, seeing modern citizenship as a unifying theme. Stresses the value to U.S. educators of comparative cross-national studies.…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Comparative Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Exchange
Indabawa, Sabo A., Ed.; Oduaran, Akpovire, Ed.; Afrik, Tai, Ed.; Walters, Shirley, Ed. – 2000
This document contains 21 papers examining the state of adult and continuing education in Africa. The following papers are included: "Introduction: An Overview of the State of Adult and Continuing Education in Africa" (Akpovire Oduaran); "Setting the Tone of Adult and Continuing Education in Africa" (Michael A. Omolewa);…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy
Shaw, Bryant P., Ed. – 1987
African history is a relatively new discipline and its sources, methodology, and content may be unfamiliar to those trained in European or U.S. history. Through presentations by African scholars, this document offers new strategies for integrating Africa into world history courses. Each presentation is followed by commentaries from experienced…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Diseases, Global Approach, Higher Education
Schuller, Tom, Ed. – 1995
This collection of papers investigates change and compares university education experiences worldwide, looking at it from the perspective of numbers of students, range of institutions, funding, institutional functions, boundaries, and directions, orientation of students and staff, and institutional change. After an introduction by Tom Schuler,…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Change, Change Agents, College Faculty
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