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Niemi, David, Ed.; Pea, Roy D., Ed.; Saxberg, Bror, Ed.; Clark, Richard E., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
This book provides a comprehensive introduction by an extraordinary range of experts to the recent and rapidly developing field of learning analytics. Some of the finest current thinkers about ways to interpret and benefit from the increasing amount of evidence from learners' experiences have taken time to explain their methods, describe examples,…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Educational Benefits
Pacheco, Beatriz – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
It is estimated that up to sixty-five percent of children entering grade school this year will end up working in careers that have yet to be created. This is a result, in part, of the rapid advances in technology that have occurred since Apple introduced the iPhone just ten years ago. This technology is not only impacting the way that we learn or…
Descriptors: Thinking Skills, Learning Processes, Brain, Cognitive Development
Gunel, Elvan, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
"Controversial Issues in Social Studies Education in Turkey: The Contemporary Debates" consists of different research. Each chapter analyzes a controversial topic that is significant to understand the social and political dynamics of Turkish society and culture. One of the purposes of this volume is to analyze and discuss how various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Social Studies, Gender Issues
Merrill, Henry S., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
The purpose of this book is to assist post-traditional students to achieve success in the Occupational, Workforce, and Leadership Studies (OWLS) Department and develop their individualized pathway to earn the interdisciplinary Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences (BAAS) degree at Texas State University. Applied baccalaureate degrees incorporate…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Nontraditional Students, Bachelors Degrees, Interdisciplinary Approach
Herro, Danielle, Ed.; Arafeh, Sousan, Ed.; Ling, Richard, Ed.; Holden, Chris, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
There can be no doubt that mobile technologies are here to stay. Global mobile traffic grew 74 percent in 2015 alone, with 563 million devices and connections added -- most of them tablets and Smartphones. This growth has been 4000-fold in the past 10 years and 400 million-fold in the past 15 years (Cisco, 2016). Mobile technologies permeate the…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Educational Policy, Global Approach, Leadership
Shapiro, Arthur – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
Although in plain sight daily, a highly successful war against the public schools has been hidden in the shadows of public consciousness. Only very recently have several people written articles about this war, with the only book calling it a war being written in 2002. Neither the public nor educators have become aware of the far-reaching extent…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Public Education, Politics of Education, Educational Change
Watson, Nancy T., Ed.; Xie, Lei, Ed.; Etchells, Matthew J., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
"Cultural Impact on Conflict Management in Higher Education" shares information regarding conflict management and resolution in higher education from a global perspective. In this book, the authors introduce many conflict resolution methods from different regions in the world. The book shares a conflict resolution model which may direct…
Descriptors: Conflict Resolution, Higher Education, Cultural Influences, Foreign Countries
Meyers, Coby, Ed.; Darwin, Marlene, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2018
This book advances discussion and disseminates knowledge and global perspectives on what school leadership looks like, how it is enacted and under what circumstances, and when or where lessons might be portable. This book has wide appeal for researchers, policymakers, and practitioners considering school leadership and how to support it…
Descriptors: School Administration, Instructional Leadership, School Effectiveness, Leadership Effectiveness
Malone, Helen Janc, Ed.; Donahue, Tara, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2017
The Information Age Publishing new book series, Current Issues in Out-of-School Time, is designed with a purpose to disseminate original research and promising practices that further the Out-of-School Time (OST) field. This first book sets the foundation on which the series rests upon, by offering an analysis of the progress made since the 2000s,…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Child Development, Adolescent Development, Theory Practice Relationship
Wittich, Walter Arno; Fowlkes, John Guy – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2017
The use of audio-visual aids to learning is far from new in the American educational system, but it has been given a tremendous imepetus by the war and the striking success of all branches of the Armed Forces, especially the Navy, in speeding training by their use. This small book is concerned with one of the most important phases of audio-visual…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Instructional Films, Elementary School Students, Intermediate Grades
Clancy-Ballard, Sarah – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2017
Teachers provide today's youth with the tools to become a positive part of society. Whether they are successful or not determines the fate of our civilization. Unfortunately, teacher training does not completely prepare the individual for this crucial role. All teachers need to: Know the student and their community; Respect the student as a…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment, Teacher Student Relationship
Proudfit, Joely, Ed.; Myers-Lim, Nicole Quinderro, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2017
"On Indian Ground: California" is the first in a series of ten books on American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian education. The focus of this text is the 110 tribes in California and the best practices available to educators of native students in K-16. This volume explores the history of California Indian education as well as…
Descriptors: American Indian Education, American Indian Students, Alaska Natives, Hawaiians
Schmidt, Steven W.; Biniecki, Susan M. Yelich – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2016
Administrators of adult education programs work in dynamic and ever-changing environments. They are continually challenged with a myriad of issues related to program budgeting, marketing, strategic planning, funding, human resources, and other topics. With decades of real world experience in the field, Steven Schmidt and Susan Yelich Biniecki have…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Educational Administration, Administrators, Program Administration
Hart, Lynn C., Ed.; Oesterle, Susan, Ed.; Auslander, Susan Swars, Ed.; Kajander, Ann, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2016
This book is an edited volume addressing specific issues of significance for individuals involved with the undergraduate mathematics content preparation of prospective elementary teachers (PSTs). Teaching mathematics content courses to this group of students presents unique challenges. While some PSTs enter their teacher preparation with weak…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Elementary School Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Competencies
Cypres, Autumn, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2016
The purpose of this book is to examine the tensions, gaps, and intersections between the practices of leadership in educational systems, school leadership preparation programs, and the often different worlds of academia and k12 schools. Voices from both academia and k12 schools are used to illustrate the tensions that cluster around capacity,…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Educational Administration, Educational Practices, Politics of Education
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