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Hayes, Nóirín, Ed.; Walsh, Thomas, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2022
This edited book explores the origins and evolution of the early childhood education and care (ECEC) system on the island of Ireland since the establishment of the Irish Free State in 1921. While the book acknowledges and celebrates the role of parents in caring for and educating their young children within the home, the key focus is on the…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Child Care, Foreign Countries, Educational History
Yang, Fujia – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2021
This book traces the historical background of liberal arts education from west to east, expounds its implication and fundamental goal of universities, and introduces its application in Western and Chinese universities, particularly its experimentation at University of Nottingham Ningbo China. It takes the University of Nottingham Ningbo China as…
Descriptors: Liberal Arts, Higher Education, Cultural Differences, Asian Culture
Polenghi, Simonetta, Ed.; Németh, András, Ed.; Kasper, Tomáš, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2021
The public dimension of the body became paramount in the first half of the 20th century, when the image of the modern man, with his virile stereotypes, became a cliché, in strict connection with nation building first and totalitarian ideologies later. Yet, different cultural and educational trends advocated for life reform and liberation of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Human Body, Physical Education
McCartney, Kieran – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2021
Now that remote education has become mainstream, how can we best use mobile technology to promote learning? How can we personalise our assessment of learning remotely? This book explores these questions and more, considering strategies for using mobile devices for more personalised teaching. The proliferation of mobile technology provides a unique…
Descriptors: Distance Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Teaching Methods
Farber, Matthew – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2021
Games enable children to practice emotions in spaces that are free from actualized consequences. With thoughtful guidance, games can help children manage emotions, perspective-take, demonstrate empathic concern, and exhibit prosocial behaviors. Emerging research suggests that these competencies--also known as social and emotional learning (SEL)…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Games, Play, Children
Ring, Emer, Ed.; O'Sullivan, Lisha, Ed.; Ryan, Marie, Ed.; Daly, Patricia, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2021
Following on from the phenomenal success of the Peter Lang publication 'Autism from the Inside Out', 'Leading inclusion from the Inside Out' is the first book to focus on providing Irish parents, early childhood teachers in early learning and care, primary and special school settings with practical and effective strategies for supporting the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Preschool Teachers, Early Childhood Education, Child Care
Gallard Martínez, Alejandro J.; Pitts, Wesley B.; Flores Bustos, Belinda; Ramos de Robles, S. Lizette; Claeys, Lorena – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2021
"Latinas Pathways to STEM: Exploring Contextual Mitigating Factors" presents transnational case studies of Latinas and Mexicanas pursuing a STEM degree/career from the United States (Georgia, New York, Texas) and México. The authors underscore that the experiences of the participants highlighted in this book provide insights into how to…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Hispanic Americans, Females, Hispanic American Students
Raya, Manuel Jiménez, Ed.; Lamb, Terry, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2020
Insights into Language Education Policies is of particular interest to academic researchers, policymakers, and teaching professionals interested in language education. It aims to provide the reader with critical insights into language education policies in diverse countries around the world. The chapters examine from different perspectives (for…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language Teachers
Caldwell, Kia Lilly, Ed.; Chávez, Emily Susanna, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2020
"Engaging the African Diaspora in K-12 Education" provides in-service and pre-service teachers with valuable information and resources related to African diaspora communities in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. This unique anthology fills an important gap in current pedagogical and curricular publications by combining the…
Descriptors: African American Education, African American History, Black Studies, Elementary Secondary Education
Sims, Jeremiah J.; Taylor-Mendoza, Jennifer; Hotep, Lasana O.; Wallace, Jeramy; Conaway, Tabitha – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2020
It is difficult to find justice-centered books geared specifically for community college practitioners interested in achieving campus wide educational equity. It is even more difficult to find a book in this vein written, exclusively, by community college practitioners. "Minding the Obligation Gap in Community Colleges and Beyond" is…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Equal Education, Minority Group Students, Two Year College Students
Mede, Enisa, Ed.; Dikilitas, Kenan, Ed.; Atay, Derin, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2020
Teacher education in higher education has been of great interest as a research area in recent years. The discussion focuses on topics such as tertiary pedagogies, professional development, instructional innovative practices as well as technology and instruction. Following these topics, the contributors of this collected volume deal with English as…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, English for Special Purposes
Drame, Elizabeth R.; Adams, Tara; Nolden, Veronica R.; Nardi, Judy M. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2020
"The Resistance, Persistence and Resilience of Black Families Raising Children with Autism" presents nuanced perspectives in the form of counternarratives of what Black families who have children with autism experience at the intersection of race, class, disability and gender. It intentionally centers the expertise of Black parents,…
Descriptors: Resistance (Psychology), Resilience (Psychology), Persistence, Autism
Larrañaga, Nagore Ipiña, Ed.; Agirre, Ainara Imaz, Ed.; Pedrosa, Begoña, Ed.; Garro, Eneritz, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2020
The aim of this book is to address teachers' perspectives, practices and challenges in multilingual education. The book that brings together perspectives and practices in multilingual contexts could be of great interest for researchers, practitioners and stakeholders because it also provides ideas for pedagogical practice and new language…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Multilingualism, Educational Innovation, Teacher Education
Noboa-Ríos, Abdín – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2020
The year 2011 marked the first time in U.S. history where more "nonwhite" babies were born than "white" babies. Academic year 2014-15 marked the first year that K-12 public school enrollment became predominantly nonwhite. Among the five largest school districts, Latinos represent the predominant group. It's all about a stemming…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Elementary Secondary Education, Hispanic American Students, School Districts
Sarapli, Onur – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2020
In today's Turkey under the Justice and Development administration, it seems that religion becomes or is imposed as an important element of the Turkish national identity. The education system works as the channel for promoting this change. Thus, the case of Turkey is that of a nation-state that has been under construction since it emerged from a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ideology, Educational Policy, Religious Factors
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