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Ginsburg, Rebecca, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
This volume makes a case for engaging critical approaches for teaching adults in prison higher education (or "college-in-prison") programs. This book not only contextualizes pedagogy within the specialized and growing niche of prison instruction, but also addresses prison abolition, reentry, and educational equity. Chapters are written…
Descriptors: Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Adult Education
Facer, Jo – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
Teaching: the best job in the world. Yet, increasingly, it is considered one of the toughest professions. In recent years, practices have arisen and become widespread which overcomplicate teaching and increase teacher workload, while only having a marginal impact on pupil learning. "Simplicity Rules" explores how children learn and the…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods, Faculty Workload, Instructional Effectiveness
Hattie, John; Zierer, Klaus – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
"Visible Learning Insights" presents a fascinating 'inside view' of the ground-breaking research of John Hattie. Together, the authors John Hattie and Klaus Zierer embark on a mission to build on the internationally renowned work and combine the power and authority of the research with the real 'coal face' experience of schools. Offering…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Teaching Methods, Meta Analysis, Educational Improvement
Bui, Hong T. M., Ed.; Nguyen, Hoa T. M., Ed.; Cole, Doug, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
The worldwide marketization of higher education has resulted in a growing pressure on universities' accountability, particularly in terms of more tangible learning outcomes directly related to paying higher tuition fees. Covering globally diverse perspectives, "Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability" uses a range of…
Descriptors: Marketing, Higher Education, Accountability, Universities
Montgomery, Catherine, Ed.; Fernández-Cárdenas, Juan Manuel, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
This book focuses on reconceptualising the teaching of STEM education through dialogue and transformative learning, presenting examples of research from Mexico and the UK. It centres on research which introduces critical pedagogies in the teaching of STEM, where in the past there has been an over-emphasis on content and a technicist perspective on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, STEM Education, Transformative Learning, Foreign Countries
Kelley, Kelly R.; Westling, David L. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
"Teaching, Including, and Supporting College Students with Intellectual Disabilities" provides higher education professionals and proponents of post-secondary education programs for students with intellectual disabilities (ID) with a comprehensive guide to developing new programs and inclusive practices for college students with ID.…
Descriptors: College Students, Intellectual Disability, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
Struthers, Alison E. C. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
"Teaching Human Rights in Primary Schools" delves into the important issue of Human Rights Education (HRE) implementation, exploring the nature and extent of HRE in education policy and practice in English primary schooling, and seeking to understand the reasons for deficiencies in practice in this area. HRE enables people not only to…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy
Anderson, Vivienne, Ed.; Johnson, Henry, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
This multidisciplinary collection examines the connections between education, migration and translation across school and higher education sectors, and a broad range of socio-geographical contexts. Organised around the themes of knowledge, language, mobility, and practice, it brings together studies from around the world to offer a timely critique…
Descriptors: Immigration, Interdisciplinary Approach, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
Terauchi, Hajime, Ed.; Noguchi, Judy, Ed.; Tajino, Akira, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
This book proposes a new paradigm for English language teaching based on concepts from English for Specific Purposes (ESP) research and applications as well as from growing evidence relating pattern recognition to language learning ability. The contributors to the volume argue that learners should not try to become proficient all-around users of…
Descriptors: English for Special Purposes, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language of Instruction
Ryan, Paul, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
Paul Ryan has brought together the writings of the most prominent British research into vocational preparation in Britain in comparison to the other advanced economies, primarily within the EEC. The book, originally published in 1991, documents various aspects of inadequacy in British practice at the time, concentrating upon intermediate skills,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Vocational Education, Job Skills
Brookhart, Susan M., Ed.; McMillan, James H., Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
"Classroom Assessment and Educational Measurement" explores the ways in which the theory and practice of both educational measurement and the assessment of student learning in classroom settings mutually inform one another. Chapters by assessment and measurement experts consider the nature of classroom assessment information, from…
Descriptors: Educational Assessment, Student Evaluation, Theory Practice Relationship, Academic Achievement
Beetham, Helen, Ed.; Sharpe, Rhona, Ed. – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
"Rethinking Pedagogy for a Digital Age" examines contemporary issues in the design and delivery of effective learning through a critical discussion of the theoretical and professional perspectives informing current digital education practice. This third edition has been thoroughly revised to address socio-cultural approaches, learning…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Technology Uses in Education, Learning Analytics, Curriculum Development
Jordan, Chet; Picciano, Anthony – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2019
The book analyses and evaluates several key community college reform programs that emerged after the Recession of 2008 and as a result of major initiatives in California, New York, Tennessee, Florida, Connecticut and Wisconsin. Because of the economic downturn in the early 21st Century, an already eroding financial base for public higher education…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Educational Change, Economic Climate, Program Implementation
Hattie, John; Clarke, Shirley – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
Feedback is arguably the most critical and powerful aspect of teaching and learning. Yet, there remains a paradox: why is feedback so powerful and why is it so variable? It is this paradox which "Visible Learning: Feedback" aims to unravel and resolve. Combining research excellence, theory and vast teaching expertise, this book covers…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Peer Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Teaching Methods
Weinstein, Yana; Sumeracki, Megan; Caviglioli, Oliver – Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2018
Educational practice does not, for the most part, rely on research findings. Instead, there's a preference for relying on our intuitions about what's best for learning. But relying on intuition may be a bad idea for teachers and learners alike. This accessible guide helps teachers to integrate effective, research-backed strategies for learning…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Teaching Methods, Evidence Based Practice, Cognitive Processes
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