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Wodarz, Nan – School Business Affairs, 2001
Reviews three reports, available from the George Lucas Educational Foundation (www.glef.org), on the use of technology in schools: "E-Learning: Putting A World-Class Education at the Fingertips of Children"; "The Power of the Internet for Learning: Moving from Promise to Practice"; and "The Future of Children: Children and Computer Technology."…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government
Global Partnership for Education, 2021
Although more girls than ever go to school today, 129 million girls worldwide are still denied an education. Educating girls generates huge dividends for economic prosperity, gender equality, climate resilience, public health, and lasting peace and stability. GPE believes that all girls should be educated, healthy and safe, and it has taken bold…
Descriptors: Females, Access to Education, Sex Fairness, Economic Development
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Al-Labadi, Luai; Sant, Saurabh – Journal of Technology and Science Education, 2021
Majority of the students now have access to portable devices that can provide countless information at their fingertips through various resources such as learning games and interactive applications. These resources allow immediate communication and interaction between students and instructors. In this study we measured students' perception of the…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Technology Uses in Education, Electronic Learning, Student Attitudes
Wehman, Paul – Brookes Publishing Company, 2020
For a smooth transition to adulthood, young people with disabilities need the support, guidance, and planning expertise of a successful collaborative team. All the essentials of transition planning are at your fingertips in the second edition of this popular book, a one-stop guide to helping young people live fulfilling adult lives beyond the…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Guides, Young Adults, Disabilities
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Cohen, Josh – Journal of Philosophy of Education, 2022
This article proposes literature and psychoanalysis as forms of critical education, putting in urgent question the market-driven, instrumental models of learning that currently dominate higher education policy. In psychoanalytic terms, it argues, the primary mechanism at work in such a policy is what psychoanalysis calls splitting, which involves…
Descriptors: Humanism, Psychiatry, Educational Policy, Literature
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Oleksiyenko, Anatoly V.; Chan, Sheng-Ju; Kim, Stephanie K.; Lo, William Yat Wai; Manning, Keenan Daniel – Research in Comparative and International Education, 2021
A major cluster of economic engines that have changed Asian higher education, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan have all developed high-income societies as well as world-class universities which linked local "knowledge economies" to global science and created hubs for international collaborations and mobility. However, there…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Reputation, International Cooperation
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Yang, Lili; Yang, Jiale; Wang, Chuanyi – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2021
The paper employs a glonacal agency heuristic to explore how certain research-intensive Chinese universities exercise agency in response to global and national impacts in creating the world-class university. Two global forces (international scholarly discussions on the world-class university and global university rankings) and one national force…
Descriptors: Research Universities, Reputation, Educational Quality, Institutional Autonomy
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Allen, Ryan M. – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2021
The concept of the world-class university has proliferated throughout the world, yet there is no universal consensus on how to define these elite institutions. Without a unified definition, rankings have become a direct proxy for sense-making in the sector and a commensurate indicator that decision-makers have used to understand the world-class…
Descriptors: Universities, Reputation, Selective Admission, Educational Quality
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Auðardóttir, Auður Magndís – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2022
The aim of this study is to analyse working-class mothers' narratives of social interactions among parents at their children's schools. A special focus is paid to the emotions that arise in such interactions and their role in the reproduction of class. A narrative analysis of six stories of white, working-class mothers of compulsory school aged…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Working Class, Mothers, Parent Participation
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Song, Jia; Chu, Zhaofeng; Xu, Yuwei – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2021
Creating world-class universities (WCUs) has recently become a significant policy and practice in higher education in China under the Double World-Class Project. However, some negative effects have encouraged decoupling from the policy goals. To identify the reasons, we conducted policy document analysis and purposive interviews at three elite…
Descriptors: Selective Admission, Reputation, Educational Quality, Institutional Characteristics
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Wei, Yilin; Johnstone, Christopher – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2020
In this article, we examine how the concept of world-class universities has emerged in Chinese higher education at both the sectoral and institutional level. We examine policy decisions related to creating world-class universities on China's mainland and institutional responses to these policies. We then read these policies through "cultural…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Reputation, Global Approach
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Li, Jian; Eryong, Xue – Educational Philosophy and Theory, 2021
This study aims to critically and systematically investigate the contemporary discourse within scholarship on world-class universities in different higher education context. It applies critical discourse analysis to review articles from some top higher education academic journals and books published between 2000 and 2019. Exploring the notion of…
Descriptors: Universities, Reputation, Discourse Analysis, Higher Education
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Marshall, Pamela A. – Journal of Biological Education, 2019
In the world of higher education, one of the struggles instructors face in the classroom is engaging students in the material. A second discussion in higher education pedagogy is how to weigh content versus activity in the science classroom. How should college teaching be set up when students now have every fact ever found at their fingertips on a…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, College Science, Undergraduate Study
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Land, Nicole; Hamm, Catherine; Yazbeck, Sherri-Lynn; Brown, Miriam; Danis, Ildikó; Nelson, Narda – Global Studies of Childhood, 2020
Working with stories of children's relationships with place and technologies from an early childhood education pedagogical inquiry research project in Melbourne, Australia and Victoria, Canada, this article takes up the concept of "pedagogical intentions" to consider how educators and researchers might cultivate intentional teaching…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Videoconferencing, Early Childhood Education, Caring
Bonvillian, William B.; Sarma, Sanjay E. – MIT Press, 2021
The American dream promised that if you worked hard, you could move up, with well-paying working-class jobs providing a gateway to an ever-growing middle class. Today, however, we have increasing inequality, not economic convergence. Technological advances are putting quality jobs out of reach for workers who lack the proper skills and training.…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Working Class, Job Training, Educational Innovation
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