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Saracho, Olivia, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Researchers from different disciplines (e.g., physiological, psychological, philosophical) have investigated motivation using multiple approaches. For example, in physiology (the scientific study of the normal function in living systems such as biology), researchers may use "electrical and chemical stimulation of the brain, the recording of…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Motivation, Cognitive Processes, Young Children
Spycher, Pamela, Ed.; Haynes, Erin F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Multilingual students, multidialectal students, and students learning English as an additional language constitute a substantial and growing demographic in the United States. But these groups of students tend to receive unequal access to and inadequate instruction in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM), with their…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Cultural Differences, Multilingualism, Language Usage
Jagla, Virginia M., Ed.; Tice, Kathleen C., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Service-learning is a powerful method of teaching and learning that has been used effectively for more than two decades. This volume contributes further to the Advances in Service-Learning Research series that focuses upon service-learning in teacher education. Research and theory indicate that knowledge of service-learning pedagogy and how to…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Teaching Methods, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Education
Obiakor, Festus E., Ed.; Banks, Tachelle, Ed.; Graves, Jessica, Ed.; Rotatori, Anthony F., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Early childhood education (ECE) has always been intertwined with the use of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP). To support excellence in ECE, it is critical how the knowledge about individual children and child development principles combined with the knowledge of effective early learning practices. Effective early childhood education…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Disabilities, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Teaching Methods
Pacheco, Mariana, Ed.; Morales, P. Zitlali, Ed.; Hamilton, Colleen, Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
The purpose of "Transforming Schooling for Second Language Learners: Theoretical Insights, Policies, Pedagogies, and Practices" is to bring together educational researchers and practitioners who have implemented, documented, or examined policies, pedagogies, and practices in and out of classrooms and in real and virtual contexts that are…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Second Language Learning, Bilingualism, Applied Linguistics
de Oliveira, Luciana C., Ed.; Smith, Blaine E., Ed. – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Literacy practices have changed over the past several years to incorporate modes of representation much broader than language alone, in which the textual is also related to the visual, the audio, the spatial, etc. This book focuses on research and instructional practices necessary for integrating an expanded view of literacy in the classroom that…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Student Diversity, Bilingual Students, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique)
Horowitz, Gail – IAP - Information Age Publishing, Inc., 2019
Do you ever feel like more and more of your students come to your classroom not knowing how to study or what to do in order to be successful in your class? Some students come to college knowing the ropes, knowing what it takes to be successful as STEM students. But many do not. Research shows that students who are the first-generation in their…
Descriptors: STEM Education, First Generation College Students, College Instruction, Academic Achievement
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
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