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Gottlieb, Alma; DeLoache, Judy – Cambridge University Press, 2016
Should babies sleep alone in cribs, or in bed with parents? Is talking to babies useful, or a waste of time? "A World of Babies" provides different answers to these and countless other child-rearing questions, precisely because diverse communities around the world hold drastically different beliefs about parenting. While celebrating that…
Descriptors: Infants, Child Rearing, Cultural Differences, Poverty
Adoniou, Misty – Cambridge University Press, 2016
Spelling can be a source of anxiety for school children and working professionals alike. Yet the spelling of words in English is not as random or chaotic as it is often perceived to be; rather, it is a system based on both meaning and a fascinating linguistic history. Misty Adoniou's public articles on the processes of teaching and learning…
Descriptors: Spelling, Teaching Methods, English, Anxiety
Glassman, Michael – Cambridge University Press, 2016
The first comprehensive, research-based textbook on Internet-infused education, "Educational Psychology and the Internet" offers students an accessible guide to important issues in the field. Michael Glassman begins with an overview of the history that traces the evolution of the Internet and its significance for education. He outlines…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Educational Psychology, Internet, Integrated Learning Systems
Groundwater-Smith, Susan, Ed.; Mockler, Nicole, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2015
"Big Fish, Little Fish: Teaching and Learning in the Middle Years" provides pre-service and early career teachers with a pathway to understanding the needs of students as they make the important transition from primary to secondary schooling. The book explores contemporary challenges for teaching and learning in the middle years, with a…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Middle School Teachers, Middle Schools
Whitton, Diana – Cambridge University Press, 2015
"Teaching and Learning Strategies" is a practical guide for pre-service teachers who know and understand the content of the curriculum and are looking for additional tools to teach it effectively. This book will help students to develop a comprehensive knowledge of teaching and learning strategies, which is essential in ensuring lessons…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Teacher Effectiveness, Learning Strategies, Teaching Methods
Imbens, Guido W.; Rubin, Donald B. – Cambridge University Press, 2015
Most questions in social and biomedical sciences are causal in nature: what would happen to individuals, or to groups, if part of their environment were changed? In this groundbreaking text, two world-renowned experts present statistical methods for studying such questions. This book starts with the notion of potential outcomes, each corresponding…
Descriptors: Causal Models, Statistical Inference, Statistics, Social Sciences
Durlach, Paula J., Ed; Lesgold, Alan M., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2012
This edited volume provides an overview of the latest advancements in adaptive training technology. Intelligent tutoring has been deployed for well-defined and relatively static educational domains such as algebra and geometry. However, this adaptive approach to computer-based training has yet to come into wider usage for domains that are less…
Descriptors: Expertise, Educational Strategies, Semantics, Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Lieberman, David A. – Cambridge University Press, 2012
This innovative textbook is the first to integrate learning and memory, behaviour, and cognition. It focuses on fascinating human research in both memory and learning (while also bringing in important animal studies) and brings the reader up to date with the latest developments in the subject. Students are encouraged to think critically: key…
Descriptors: Memory, Learning Processes, Classical Conditioning, Reinforcement
Stockwell, Glenn, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2012
Computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is an approach to teaching and learning languages that uses computers and other technologies to present, reinforce, and assess material to be learned, or to create environments where teachers and learners can interact with one another and the outside world. This book provides a much-needed overview of the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
McLaughlin, Colleen, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2012
"Teachers Learning: Professional Development and Education" is part of The Cambridge Education Research series, edited by senior colleagues at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education, which has a longstanding tradition of involvement in high quality, innovative teacher education and continuing professional development.…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Professional Development, Teacher Role, Teaching (Occupation)
Flynn, James R. – Cambridge University Press, 2012
The "Flynn effect" is a surprising finding, identified by James R. Flynn, that IQ test scores have significantly increased from one generation to the next over the past century. Flynn now brings us an exciting new book which aims to make sense of this rise in IQ scores and considers what this tells us about our intelligence, our minds…
Descriptors: Intelligence Tests, Cognitive Ability, Intelligence, Older Adults
McLachlan, Claire; Nicholson, Tom; Fielding-Barnsley, Ruth; Mercer, Louise; Ohi, Sarah – Cambridge University Press, 2012
Literacy in Early Childhood and Primary Education provides a comprehensive introduction to literacy teaching and learning. The book explores the continuum of literacy learning and children's transitions from early childhood settings to junior primary classrooms and then to senior primary and beyond. Reader-friendly and accessible, this book equips…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Primary Education, Literacy, Reading Instruction
Downs, Donald Alexander; Murtazashvili, Ilia – Cambridge University Press, 2012
Alienation between the U.S. military and society has grown in recent decades. Such alienation is unhealthy, as it threatens both sufficient civilian control of the military and the long-standing ideal of the "citizen soldier." Nowhere is this issue more predominant than at many major universities, which began turning their backs on the…
Descriptors: National Security, War, College Curriculum, Armed Forces
Bekerman, Zvi; Zembylas, Michalinos – Cambridge University Press, 2012
In troubled societies narratives about the past tend to be partial and explain a conflict from narrow perspectives that justify the national self and condemn, exclude and devalue the 'enemy' and their narrative. Through a detailed analysis, Teaching Contested Narratives reveals the works of identity, historical narratives and memory as these are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Conflict Resolution, Self Concept, Ceremonies
Li, Jin – Cambridge University Press, 2012
Western and East Asian people hold fundamentally different beliefs about learning that influence how they approach child rearing and education. Reviewing decades of research, Dr. Jin Li presents an important conceptual distinction between the Western mind model and the East Asian virtue model of learning. The former aims to cultivate the mind to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Child Rearing, Parent Child Relationship
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