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Ng, Eugenia M. W., Ed. – Information Science Reference, 2010
With the advent of new technologies, more convenient and effective ways of learning are being adopted. However, despite the growing advancements there remains a lack of literature in applications of using these technology teaching approaches. This book offers in-depth analysis of new technologies in blended learning that promote creativity,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cross Cultural Studies, Action Research, Distance Education
Scarborough, Jule Dee – Online Submission, 2007
This Northern Illinois University College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) initiative represents the authors' first attempt to prepare engineering and technology professors for teaching to improve student learning and the Scholarship of Teaching. This college portfolio is nontraditional in that it combines a learning paper approach…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Program Effectiveness, Worksheets, Teaching Models
Hodgson, Ann, Ed.; Spours, Ken, Ed.; Waring, Martyn, Ed. – Institute of Education - London, 2011
Post-Compulsory Education and Lifelong Learning across the United Kingdom brings together the perspectives of researchers, policy-makers and practitioners from across England, Wales and Scotland to produce a rich, up-to-date and highly textured source of evidence about this under-researched sector. The contributors analyse how each country's…
Descriptors: Evidence, Democracy, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries
Dede, Chris, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2006
In "Online Professional Development for Teachers," the authors look closely at exemplary online professional development programs, compare them carefully with one another, and draw helpful conclusions about them--both for those who develop online programs and for teachers and administrators in search of professional development programs…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Online Courses, Electronic Learning, Efficiency
Rubin, Beth C., Ed.; Giarelli, James M., Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2007
This book explores four interrelated themes: rethinking civic education in light of the diversity of U.S. society; re-examining these notions in an increasingly interconnected global context; re-considering the ways that civic education is researched and practiced; and taking stock of where we are currently through use of an historical…
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Democracy, Civics, Citizenship
Papatheodorou, Theodora, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Globally, early years policies and documents have set out aspirational outcomes and benefits for children, their families and the wider society. These policies have emphasised the place of early childhood provision within the wider global agenda, by tackling inequality and disadvantage early on in children's lives. However, these strategies have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Educational Policy, Educational Practices
Tett, Lyn, Ed.; Hamilton, Mary, Ed.; Hillier, Yvonne, Ed. – Open University Press, 2006
This book explores the social practice of literacy, numeracy and language and its implications for teaching and learning adult basic skills. Leading international experts argue that literacy, numeracy and language are more than just a set of skills or techniques, but are shaped by the social and cultural context within which they are taking place;…
Descriptors: Numeracy, Adult Literacy
Ely, Donald P., Ed.; Plomp, Tjeerd, Ed. – 1996
Selected for their influence on the field, their continued reference over the years, and the reputation of the authors, this collection includes 17 seminal works in educational technology. These previously published articles are sometimes difficult to locate and this book acts as a single source for the works. The articles are arranged in four…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Educational Development, Educational Media, Educational Practices
Alves-Zervos, K. L., Ed.; Shafer, J. R., Ed. – 1993
This six-article document examines the research base that can be used in formulating plans to improve the chances of schooling success for all students. Each article summarizes well-confirmed knowledge in a particular area, giving attention first to the research literature, and then to the tested experiences and practices of leading professionals.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Disadvantaged Youth, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Research
Webb, Norman L., Ed.; Romberg, Thomas A., Ed. – 1994
The Urban Mathematics Collaborative (UMC) Project was a 5-year effort to reform mathematics instruction in urban schools by empowering mathematics teachers. Targeting over 3,000 high school mathematics teachers in collaboratives in 11 urban areas, including San Francisco (California), Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), and New Orleans (Louisiana), the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cooperation, Disadvantaged Youth, Educational Change
Tarrow, Norma Bernstein, Ed. – 1987
This book discusses the relationship between human rights and education. Education is discussed both within the context of human rights, and as the ultimate sanction and guarantee of all human rights. Part 1, "Education as a Human Right," is comprised of the following chapters: (1) "Human Rights and Education: An Overview" (D.…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education, Citizenship Education