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Leaver, Betty Lou, Ed.; Davidson, Dan E., Ed.; Campbell, Christine, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2021
Transformative learning has been widely used in the field of adult education for over twenty years, but until recently has received little attention in the field of world languages. Drawing on best practices and the research of distinguished international world language experts, this volume provides theoretical and classroom-tested models of…
Descriptors: Transformative Learning, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Nonschool Educational Programs
Gill, Scherto, Ed.; Thomson, Garrett, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2020
Ethical education should help students become more sensitive to the perspectives and experiences of others. However, the field is dominated by the teaching of moral values as a subject-matter, or by the fostering of character traits in students, or by moral reasoning. This book proposes an alternative to these limited moralistic approaches. It…
Descriptors: Ethical Instruction, Student Development, Empathy, Relationship
Lorange, Peter – Cambridge University Press, 2020
Facing questions about the status and legitimacy of business schools, many of the world's leading institutions are now experimenting with new business models. In "The Business School of the Future," former president of International Institute for Management Development (IMD), Peter Lorange reveals how the era of virtual technology, and…
Descriptors: Business Schools, Business Administration Education, Educational Trends, Educational Change
Butler, Lucas Payne, Ed.; Ronfard, Samuel, Ed.; Corriveau, Kathleen H., Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2020
Questioning others is one of the most powerful methods that children use to learn about the world. How does questioning develop? How is it socialized? And how can questioning be leveraged to support learning and education? In this volume, some of the world's leading experts are brought together to explore critical issues in the development of…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Cognitive Development, Child Development, Comprehension
Hickey, Raymond, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2020
South Africa is a country characterised by great linguistic diversity. Large indigenous languages, such as isiZulu and isiXhosa, are spoken by many millions of people, as well as the languages with European roots, such as Afrikaans and English, which are spoken by several millions and used by many more in daily life. This situation provides a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English, Multilingualism, Sociolinguistics
Denvir, Catrina, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2020
Over the last decade, cost pressures, technology, automation, globalisation, de-regulation, and changing client relationships have transformed the practice of law, but legal education has been slow to respond. Deciding what learning objectives a law degree ought to prioritise, and how to best strike the balance between vocational and academic…
Descriptors: Legal Education (Professions), Educational Development, Job Skills, Skill Development
Tsui, Amy Bik May, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2020
The spread of English is so much an integral part of globalization that it has become an essential global literacy skill. In Asia, this poses immense challenges to governments and English language teaching and teacher education professions as they attempt to meet this demand from students for a high level of English proficiency. This volume…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Barriers
Evans, Michael; Schneider, Claudia; Arnot, Madeleine; Fisher, Linda; Forbes, Karen; Liu, Yongcan; Welply, Oakleigh – Cambridge University Press, 2020
Given the current context of the experience of migration on schools in England and Europe, and the competing policies and approaches to social integration in schools, there is a need to understand the connection between language development and social integration as a basis for promoting appropriate policies and practices. This volume explores the…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Social Integration, Foreign Countries
Hunter, Mark – Cambridge University Press, 2019
Following the end of apartheid in 1994, the ANC government placed education at the centre of its plans to build a nonracial and more equitable society. Yet, by the 2010s a wave of student protests voiced demands for decolonised and affordable education. By following families and schools in Durban for nearly a decade, Mark Hunter sheds new light on…
Descriptors: Race, Sex, Foreign Countries, Equal Education
Kaufman, Michael J. – Cambridge University Press, 2019
In "Badges and Incidents," Michael J. Kaufman undertakes an interdisciplinary investigation of American education law and pedagogy. By weaving together the invaluable insights of law, education, history, political science, economics, psychology, and neuroscience, this book illuminates the ways in which the design of the American…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Civil Rights, Equal Education, School Law
Schwieter, John W., Ed.; Benati, Alessandro, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2019
Providing a comprehensive survey of cutting-edge work on second language learning, this "Handbook," written by a team of leading experts, surveys the nature of second language learning and its implications for teaching. Prominent theories and methods from linguistics, psycholinguistics, processing-based, and cognitive approaches are…
Descriptors: Language Acquisition, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational Theories
Ludlow, Morwenna, Ed.; Methuen, Charlotte, Ed.; Spicer, Andrew, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2019
This volume brings together the work of a wide range of scholars to explore the long and complex history of the relationships between churches and education. Christianity has always been involved in education, from the very earliest teaching of those about to be baptised, to present-day churches' involvement in schools and higher education.…
Descriptors: Churches, State Church Separation, Christianity, Educational History
Wyse, Dominic – Cambridge University Press, 2018
From the invention of the alphabet to the explosion of the internet, Dominic Wyse takes us on a unique journey into the process of writing. Starting with seven extraordinary examples that serve as a backdrop to the themes explored, it pays particular attention to key developments in the history of language, including Aristotle's grammar through…
Descriptors: Writing Processes, Educational History, Alphabets, Social Media
Campbell, Coral, Ed.; Jobling, Wendy, Ed.; Howitt, Christine, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2018
Science education is crucial to young children's discovery and understanding of the world around them. This third edition of Science in Early Childhood has been substantially updated to include the most current research, bringing together an author team of respected science education researchers from across Australia. New chapters address changing…
Descriptors: Science Education, Early Childhood Education, STEM Education, Culturally Relevant Education
Miller, Judith; Wilson-Gahan, Susan; Garrett, Robyne – Cambridge University Press, 2018
Now in its third edition, Health and Physical Education: Preparing Educators for the Future continues to provide a comprehensive overview of the theoretical underpinnings, knowledge, understanding and skills required to successfully teach health and physical education in Australia. Emphasising the importance of the development of movement…
Descriptors: Health Education, Physical Education, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education
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