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Arnold, Christopher, Ed.; Horan, Jacqueline, Ed. – Trentham Books, 2017
The inclusion of all children in the educational system still poses challenges, and psychologists have long been researching and facilitating effective practice with children who don't adjust readily to school. This book collates the findings and practice of psychologists working in schools and educational settings in 13 European states, and will…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Access to Education, Foreign Countries
OECD Publishing, 2014
The Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) will establish technical standards and guidelines to ensure that the survey design and implementation processes of PIAAC yield high-quality and internationally comparable data. This document provides a revised version of the technical standards and guidelines originally…
Descriptors: Adults, International Assessment, Adult Literacy, Competence
Goh, Tiong Thye, Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
Multiplatform e-learning systems are emerging technologies that provide integrated learning content to various accessing devices. This book addresses technical challenges, design frameworks, and development experiences of the future that integrate multiple mobile devices into a single multiplatform e-learning system. With expert international…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Internet, Educational Technology, Management Systems
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Guichon, Nicolas – Language Learning & Technology, 2017
This article proposes a methodology to create a multimodal corpus that can be shared with a group of researchers in order to analyze synchronous online pedagogical interactions. Epistemological aspects involved in studying online interactions from a multimodal and semiotic perspective are addressed. Then, issues and challenges raised by corpus…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
Deleau, Michel – 1983
This document reviews a number of recent studies written in French that investigate the nature of communication between 2-year-old infants and others. The review includes three parts. The first part focuses on studies aiming to constitute a behavioral catalog of the child. Characteristically, these studies offer a posteriori interpretations of…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Language, Communication Research, Definitions
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Cury, Francois; Biddle, Stuart; Famose, Jean-Pierre; Goudas, Marios; Sarrazin, Philippe; Durand, Marc – Educational Psychology, 1996
Presents the results of a study that assessed the influence of individual and contextual factors on adolescent girls' interest in school physical education. Suggests that classroom environment is more important than individual goals in influencing pupil interest. Results are discussed in the context of theoretical propositions of goal perspectives…
Descriptors: Adolescent Development, Classroom Environment, Context Effect, Educational Environment
Sanchez, Daniel – Mercator European Research Centre on Multilingualism and Language Learning (NJ1), 2007
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of Europe--the Northern Basque country. Aspects that are addressed include features of the education system, recent educational policies, main actors, legal arrangements, and support…
Descriptors: Languages, Foreign Countries, Language Minorities, Native Language Instruction
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Lemerise, Tamara; And Others – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1992
Learning environment that facilitated the acquisition and expression of procedural skills in LOGO was set up for children in the 10- to 12-year range. Ten participants were placed in a series of situations that required them to manipulate programing procedures in LOGO. Analysis of children's behavior revealed their competence in manipulating…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cognitive Processes, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Laborde, Colette – For the Learning of Mathematics, 1989
Describes some topics of French research: relationships between teaching and learning, choices and constraints of the didactic system, role of the computer, and forms of the functioning knowledge. (YP)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Concept Formation, Elementary School Mathematics
Piquemal, Nathalie; Kouritzin, Sandra – Canadian Journal of Education, 2006
In this article, we have examined how historical events shape the research process, even when research is carefully planned and rigorously executed. Through an examination of our experiences conducting international data collection during a three-year SSHRC funded period in which the War on Terrorism and the War in Iraq began, we suggest that…
Descriptors: Attitudes, Second Language Learning, Influences, Reliability
Gillies, Donald J. – 1983
This report summarizes the results of an international survey on the utilization of videotex and teletext which covered 20 countries, including Canada, Great Britain, France, Holland, Switzerland, the United States, and West Germany. Included are: (1) definitions and a comparison of the two media; (2) the methods used to collect the data…
Descriptors: Computers, Databases, Foreign Countries, Information Networks
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Schneider, Maggy – Educational Studies in Mathematics, 1992
Divided into two parts, this article analyzes why some pupils feel reserve about instantaneous velocities and instantaneous flows. The second part relates reactions of pupils facing a problem that implicates the instantaneous rate of change. Describes some characteristics of this problem that enables the authors to explain its instructional…
Descriptors: Calculus, Cognitive Processes, Concept Formation, Foreign Countries
Perdue, Clive, Ed. – 1984
The field manual for a series of coordinated studies of the spontaneous acquisition of a second language by adult immigrant workers provides a theoretical and practical framework for the entire project and a source of information about it for other researchers. Chapters 1 and 2 describe the project's objectives and organization. Chapter 3 reviews…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Comprehension, Data Collection, Foreign Countries
Stuijt, Mark – 1998
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of the European Union--the southwestern part of France, also known as the North Basque country. Details are provided about the features of the educational system, recent educational…
Descriptors: Basque, Cultural Maintenance, Educational Policy, Ethnic Groups
Berthoumieux, Michel; Willemsma, Adalgard – 1997
This regional dossier aims to provide concise, descriptive information and basic educational statistics about minority language education in a specific region of the European Union--the South of France. Details are provided about the features of the educational system, recent educational policies, divisions of responsibilities, main actors, legal…
Descriptors: Cultural Maintenance, Educational Policy, Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries
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