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Littleton, Karen, Ed.; Scanlon, Eileen, Ed.; Sharples, Mike, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
There is currently a rapidly growing interest in inquiry learning and an emerging consensus among researchers that, particularly when supported by technology, it can be a significant vehicle for developing higher order thinking skills. Inquiry learning methods also offer learners meaningful and productive approaches to the development of their…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Active Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Cooperative Learning
Dochy, Filip; Gijbels, David; Segers, Mien; Van den Bossche, Piet – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Workplace and professional learning, lifelong learning, adult learning, learning in different contexts have become of more and more interest and now dominate all aspects of 21st century life. Learning is no longer about "storing and recall" but "development and flow". "Theories of Learning in the Workplace" offers fascinating overviews into some…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Learning Theories, Informal Education, Educational Psychology
Mongon, Denis; Chapman, Christopher – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Globalisation of world trade, international media, technological innovation and social change are creating opportunities and challenges that today's pupils will inherit and build on. A pupil's academic, technical and social capacity will define their success or failure. Therefore, educational outcomes and well-being for young people across…
Descriptors: Expertise, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Role of Education
Broadhead, Pat; Burt, Andy – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
This timely and accessible text introduces, theorises and practically applies two important concepts which now underpin early years practice: those of "playful learning" and "playful pedagogies". Pat Broadhead and Andy Burt draw upon filmed material, conversations with children, reflection, observation, and parental and staff interviews, in their…
Descriptors: Play, Young Children, Assertiveness, Conflict Resolution
Petchauer, Emery – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
College campuses have become rich sites of hip-hop culture and knowledge production. Despite the attention that campus personnel and researchers have paid to student life, the field of higher education has often misunderstood the ways that hip-hop culture exists in college students' lives. Based upon in-depth interviews, observations of…
Descriptors: College Students, Campuses, Music, Researchers
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
Brundrett, Mark; Rhodes, Christopher – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
"Leadership for Quality and Accountability in Education" addresses the interconnected issues of quality and accountability in the education system and provides a coherent framework within which these issues can be analysed. The authors outline the significance of promoting quality in all educational establishments and go on to discuss "why"…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Accountability, Instructional Leadership, Books
Carless, David – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
Research evidence indicates that formative assessment is one of the most effective ways of enhancing student learning. It is, however, difficult to implement successfully, principally because what is tested through summative assessment has such a powerful influence on teacher and student actions. This book scrutinizes the relationship between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Formative Evaluation, Educational Testing
Costabile, Angela, Ed.; Spears, Barbara, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
As the linguistic, cognitive and social elements of individuals' lives are transformed by new and emerging technologies, educational settings are also challenged to respond to the issues that have arisen as a consequence. This book focuses on that challenge: using psychological theory as a lens to highlight the positive uses of new technologies in…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Intervention, Bullying, Educational Sociology
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
Lee, Alison, Ed.; Danby, Susan, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
The number of doctorates being awarded around the world has almost doubled over the last ten years, propelling it from a small elite enterprise into a large and ever growing international market. Within the context of increasing numbers of doctoral students this book examines the new doctorate environment and the challenges it is starting to face.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Education, Educational Change, Educational Trends
Gray, Donald, Ed.; Colucci-Gray, Laura, Ed.; Camino, Elena, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
Recent work in science and technological studies has provided a clearer understanding of the way in which science functions in society and the interconnectedness among different strands of science, policy, economy and environment. It is well acknowledged that a different way of thinking is required in order to address problems facing the global…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Citizenship, Democracy, Science and Society
Kuhn, Barbel, Ed.; Cavana, Maria Luisa Perez, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
Using constructivist principles and autonomous learning techniques the ELP has pioneered innovative and cutting edge approaches to learning languages that can be applied to learning across the spectrum. Although articles on the success of the ELP project have appeared in some academic journals, "Perspectives from the European Language…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Learning, Independent Study, Educational Innovation
Morehouse, Richard – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2011
"Beginning Interpretive Inquiry" importantly makes the distinction between the use of "inquiry" rather than interpretive research or interpretive evaluation. Richard Morehouse explores how inquiry is a far more inclusive concept that allows for a detailed understanding of both research and evaluation. The author draws on his personal experiences…
Descriptors: Research Methodology, Data Analysis, Educational Research, Data Collection
Arnold, Cath, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2012
"Improving Your Reflective Practice through Stories of Practitioner Research" shows how research has informed and created effective and valuable reflective practice in early years education, and offers depth to the arguments for a research-orientated stance to this vital field of study. This thought-provoking text explores and documents a variety…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Early Childhood Education, Young Children, Leadership Effectiveness
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