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Phan, Huy P.; Ngu, Bing H. – Oxford University Press, 2019
"Teaching, Learning and Psychology" offers comprehensive coverage of contemporary psychological issues and new directions in education. With its focus on the non-deficit nature of human behaviours and positive psychology, the book emphasises the importance of appropriate pedagogical practices for effective learning. Comprehensive and…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Children, Adolescents, Cognitive Development
Knoors, Harry, Ed.; Brons, Maria, Ed.; Marschark, Marc, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2019
If teachers want to educate deaf learners effectively, they have to apply evidence-informed methods and didactics with the needs of individual deaf students in mind. Education in general -- and education for deaf learners in particular -- is situated in broader societal contexts, where what works within the Western world may be quite different…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries
Raines, James C., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2019
Though schools have become the default mental health providers for children and adolescents, they are poorly equipped to meet the mental health needs of their students. "Evidence-Based Practice in School Mental Health" differs from other books that address child and adolescent psychopathology by focusing on how to help students with…
Descriptors: Mental Health, School Health Services, Student Needs, Mental Disorders
Astor, Ron Avi; Benbenisthty, Rami – Oxford University Press, 2019
Since 2005, bullying, school violence, and school safety literatures have expanded dramatically in content, disciplines, and empirical studies. However, despite this massive expansion of research, there has also been a surprising lack of theoretical and empirical direction to guide efforts on how to advance basic science and practical applications…
Descriptors: Bullying, Violence, School Safety, Educational Environment
Elliott, William; Lewis, Melinda – Oxford University Press, 2018
"Making Education Work for the Poor" identifies wealth inequality as the gravest threat to the endangered American Dream. Though studies have clearly illustrated that education is the primary path to upward mobility, today, educational outcomes are more directly determined by wealth than innate ability and exerted effort. This accounting…
Descriptors: Socioeconomic Status, At Risk Persons, Access to Education, Poverty
Knoors, Harry, Ed.; Marschark, Marc, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
This volume presents the latest research from internationally recognized researchers and practitioners on language, literacy and numeracy, cognition, and social and emotional development of deaf learners. In their contributions, authors sketch the backgrounds and contexts of their research, take interdisciplinary perspectives in merging their own…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Multilingualism
Kotzmann, Jane – Oxford University Press, 2018
A human right to higher education was included in the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), which came into force in 1976. Yet the world has changed significantly since the ICESCR was drafted. State legislation and policies have generally followed a neoliberal trajectory, shifting the perception of higher…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Higher Education, Neoliberalism, State Policy
Dollarhide, Colette T., Ed.; Lemberger-Truelove, Matthew E., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
In 2002, the American School Counselor Association (ASCA) presented the ASCA National Model for school counseling programs as a framework for implementing best practices in training counselors to deliver effective evidence-based approaches for K-12 students. Without a unifying theory of practice, school counselors are often uncertain about how to…
Descriptors: School Counseling, Counseling Theories, Theory Practice Relationship, Best Practices
Kaufman, Scott Barry, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
In an educational system founded on rigid standards and categories, students who demonstrate a very specific manifestation of intelligence flourish, while those who deviate tend to fall between the cracks. Too often, talents and interests that do not align with classroom conventions are left unrecognized and unexplored in children with…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Disabled, Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia
Hyde, Mervyn; Carpenter, Lorelei; Dole, Shelley – Oxford University Press, 2018
"Diversity, Inclusion and Engagement" presents a clear, socially oriented approach to understanding and developing inclusion in education. It focuses on encouraging preservice teachers to develop strategies to engage students of all backgrounds, needs and abilities in a diverse classroom. It conveys positive dimensions to promoting the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Educational Policy, National Curriculum, Curriculum Implementation
Garvis, Susanne; Phillipson, Sivanes; Clarke, Sharryn; Harrison, Linda; McCormack, Jane; Pendergast, Donna – Oxford University Press, 2018
"Child Development and Learning" integrates concepts of learning and development into one comprehensive text for understanding child development. At its core is the belief that learning and development are intertwined. As children learn, they also develop. As children develop, they also learn. With an understanding of how children…
Descriptors: Child Development, Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Developmental Stages
Levy, Brian, Ed.; Cameron, Robert, Ed.; Hoadley, Ursula, Ed.; Naidoo, Vinothan, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
All over the world, economic inclusion has risen to the top of the development discourse. A Oxford Scholarship Online well-performing education system is central to achieving inclusive development -- but the challenge of improving educational outcomes has proven to be unexpectedly difficult. Access to education has increased, but quality remains…
Descriptors: Governance, Politics of Education, Racial Segregation, Social Change
Waggoner, Michael D., Ed.; Walker, Nathan C., Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2018
From the founding of Harvard College in 1636 as a mission for training young clergy to the landmark 1968 Supreme Court decision in "Epperson v. Arkansas," which struck down the state's ban on teaching evolution in schools, religion and education in the United States have been inextricably linked. Still today new fights emerge over the…
Descriptors: Religion, Public Schools, Parochial Schools, Elementary Secondary Education
Scott, Peter, Ed.; Gallacher, Jim, Ed.; Parry, Gareth, Ed. – Oxford University Press, 2017
The landscapes of higher education have been changing rapidly, with enormous growths in participation rates in many countries across the world, and major developments and changes within institutions. But the languages that we need to conceptualise and understand these changes have not been keeping pace. The central argument in this book is that…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Language Usage, College Role
Ebbeck, Marjory; Waniganayake, Manjula – Oxford University Press, 2017
This book demonstrates clear links between play and Australian education policy and framework documents, including the Early Years Learning Framework and National Quality Standards. It provides clear and in-depth coverage of essential theories, including good coverage of the Reggio Emilia approach and provides real life examples of professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Play, Educational Policy, Early Childhood Education
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