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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
Campbell, Coral, Ed.; Jobling, Wendy, Ed.; Howitt, Christine, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2021
It is widely recognised that science explorations is vital in children's lives as they make sense of the world. Now in its fourth edition, Science in Early Childhood provides a comprehensive and engaging introduction to science in the early years. Each chapter has been updated to include current research and to address changing priorities in early…
Descriptors: Science Education, Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Knowledge, Inquiry
Hannon, Valerie; Peterson, Amelia – Cambridge University Press, 2021
Every generation faces challenges, but never before have young people been so aware of theirs. Whether due to school strikes for climate change, civil war, or pandemic lockdowns, almost every child in the world has experienced the interruption of their schooling by outside forces. When the world we have taken for granted proves so unstable, it…
Descriptors: Role of Education, Global Approach, Social Influences, Economic Factors
McLaughlin, Colleen, Ed.; Ruby, Alan, Ed. – Cambridge University Press, 2021
There is constant pressure on governments and policy makers to raise the standard of education, and to develop appropriate curriculum and pedagogies for students. It is no easy task. This book presents eight specific case studies of education reform implementation which capture how the design and implementation choices of policy makers are shaped…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Implementation, Educational Policy
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
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
Johnson, Martin; Coleman, Tori – Cambridge University Press & Assessment, 2021
Since March 2020 the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to have a considerable impact on education policy and practice across the United Kingdom (UK). The onset of the pandemic has also been characterised by its uncertainty, with education practitioners having little in the way of prior experience to call upon in order to predict future developments…
Descriptors: COVID-19, Pandemics, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
Vitello, Sylvia; Greatorex, Jackie; Shaw, Stuart – Cambridge University Press & Assessment, 2021
The aim of this report is to build a shared understanding of competence by providing clarity around the concept and its implications for educational practice. The authors present an understanding of competence that is research-based, relevant and appropriate for diverse educational contexts. This will help to create stimulating, thoughtful and…
Descriptors: Competence, Definitions, Educational Practices, Competency Based 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
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