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Fomunyam, Kehdinga George, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2020
Theorising STEM Education in the 21st Century is a book that captures the essence of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the intricacies of STEM education in the contemporary society. It explores STEM as an interdisciplinary field as well as the individual disciplines that make up STEM. This ensures the field of STEM as a whole is…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Theories, Cognitive Processes
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Parrish, Dominique, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2020
Higher education contributes to the development of countries and their competitiveness in a global marketplace. However, to remain relevant and meet the demands of an ever-changing world, institutions and their operations must progress in unison with the changing world in which they function. Innovation can play a critical role in transforming and…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Higher Education, Educational Practices, Educational Change
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Savvidou, Christine, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2020
This volume presents a collection of current research on pedagogies, practices and perspectives in the field of second language acquisition. It brings together different aspects of learning, teaching and researching a second language with chapters covering a range of topics from emotional communication, pragmatic competence, transformative…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Emotional Response, Suprasegmentals
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Senol, Hülya, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2020
There is a growing realization that the role of educational leaders has been undergoing many changes in the era of globalization due to the diverse needs and expectations of the stakeholders of education. Schools have different specific needs due to their demographical structure, the academic achievement level of students, the experience of…
Descriptors: Instructional Leadership, Leadership Responsibility, Leadership Training, Student Leadership
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Misciagna, Sandro, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2020
Learning disabilities are a heterogeneous group of disorders characterized by failure to acquire, retrieve, or use information competently. They are the most severe and chronic form of learning difficulty in children. They can be present at birth or acquired as a result of illness, exposure to toxins, poor nutrition, medical treatment,…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Epidemiology, Neurological Impairments
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Altinay, Fahriye, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2020
This book has three sections on the role of technology in education. The first section covers the merits of online learning and environment. The second section of the book gives insight on new technologies in learning and teaching. The third section of the book underlines the importance of new tendencies for the technology in education. There is a…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Online Courses, Electronic Learning
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Tirri, Kirsi, Ed.; Toom, Auli, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2020
This book takes a holistic approach to pedagogy and argues that the purpose of education is to educate the student's whole personality including cognitive, social, and moral domains. The four sections and twelve chapters address the current pedagogical challenges in basic and higher education in international contexts. The authors describe the…
Descriptors: Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Teaching Methods
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Mahlangu, Vimbi, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
Reimagining new approaches in teacher professional development is the focus of this book. It looks at different perspectives of teacher professional development. Most chapters directly or indirectly present and discuss new approaches in teacher professional development in general. The purpose of the book is to inform readers that there are new…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Information Security, Curriculum Development, Creativity
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Weinberger, Yehudith, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
As with most dynamic activities that are based on social and cultural contexts and rely on interactions, education is a complex and often ambiguous endeavor. Despite this complexity, scholars and educators are often required to find ways of defining and explaining what "good" teaching is and to incorporate these conclusions into teacher…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Faculty Development, Professional Continuing Education, Empowerment
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Çetinkaya, Senay, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
In contemporary understanding, the working areas of children's psychology are expanding considerably. The mental health of the children ensures that they are able to use their developmental abilities, cope with difficulties in life, be productive and be creative, and demonstrate cognitive, emotional, and behavioral characteristics appropriate to…
Descriptors: Child Psychology, Mental Health, Behavior Disorders, Access to Education
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Llevot-Calvet, Núria, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
In a plural, complex, and diverse society, the school faces many challenges. Teachers must prepare their students for future professions, unthinkable nowadays, and the digital competences of teachers and students are one of the axes of an advanced school. This book presents a set of works rigorously elaborated by authors of different disciplines,…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Electronic Learning, Educational Quality, Technology Integration
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Altinay, Fahriye, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
This book encapsulates four sections about open and equal access for learning in school management. The first section is related to school management and leadership. The second section of the book gives insight on school culture. The third section of the book underlines the importance of open learning, and the last section of the book covers the…
Descriptors: School Administration, Access to Education, Equal Education, Instructional Leadership
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Bernad-Cavero, Olga, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
The societies of the twenty-first century are subject to social, cultural, political, and economic changes. In this context, the school is asked to educate the future citizens in the present. To respond to this kaleidoscopic reality, the school is immersed in a pedagogical revolution. In this book, the reader will find a selection of avant-garde…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Teacher Role
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Sinecen, Mahmut, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
This book presents a collection of different researches and results on "e-learning". The chapters cover the deficiencies, requirements, advantages and disadvantages of e-learning and distance learning. So, the authors reported their research and analysis results on "e-learning" according to their areas of expertise.
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Higher Education
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Saso, Luciano; Van Cleemput, Oswald – IntechOpen, 2017
The "Manual on Scientific Communication for Postgraduate Students and Young Researchers in Technical, Natural, and Life Sciences" is meant to be a practical guide for the preparation of theses, papers, posters, and other scientific documents. Upon going through the different chapters, the readers should be able to critically search for…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Research, Scientific and Technical Information, Biological Sciences
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