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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
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
Fleer, Marilyn – Cambridge University Press, 2018
Child Development in Educational Settings provides a comprehensive introduction to traditional and contemporary theories of development and learning in the contexts of early childhood and primary education. Drawing upon the experiences and perspectives of children, families, educators and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholars, Marilyn…
Descriptors: Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Student Diversity
Ferfolja, Tania, Ed.; Diaz, Criss Jones, Ed.; Ullman, Jacqueline, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2018
Description Contents Resources Courses About the Authors Understanding Sociological Theory for Educational Practices introduces readers to the contemporary classroom through the lens of sociological theory. By compelling readers to think critically and reflexively this book helps future teachers create a welcoming and equitable learning…
Descriptors: Sociology, Social Theories, Educational Practices, Critical Theory
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
Garvis, Susanne, Ed.; Pendergast, Donna, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
The period from birth to twelve years is crucial in a child's development and can significantly impact future educational success, resilience and participation in society. "Health and Wellbeing in Childhood, 2nd Edition" provides readers with a comprehensive foundation in health and wellbeing education across key priority areas, covering…
Descriptors: Physical Health, Mental Health, Well Being, Children
Shirreff, Emily – Cambridge University Press, 2017
The Shirreff sisters, Emily (1814-97) and Maria (later Grey; 1816-1906) were pioneers in the field of education for girls in the wider context of women's rights. They jointly wrote the influential Thoughts on Self-Culture, Addressed to Women (1850), and Emily was briefly the principal of the college at Hitchin which became Girton College,…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Educational Theories, Educational Objectives, Curriculum
Page, Jane, Ed.; Tayler, Collette, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2017
"Learning and Teaching in the Early Years" provides a comprehensive, contemporary and practical introduction to early childhood teaching in Australia. A strong focus on the links between theory, policy and practice firmly aligns this text with the Early Years Learning Framework. Written for students of early childhood programs, this book…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Preschool Teachers
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