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Chirinda, Brantina, Ed.; Sibanda, Lwazi, Ed.; Vere, Joseph, Ed.; Sunzuma, Gladys, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2023
Historical and current educational perspectives are epistemologically challenging to weave together. The contributors brought together in this book have risen to that challenge and, in the process, have produced a detailed and thorough account of the issues and processes at play. Science, Mathematics, and Technology (SMT) education is recognised…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Skills, Problem Solving, Lifelong Learning
Perrine, William M. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2023
Music, when approached as a part of a classical liberal arts education, is a profoundly humanizing endeavor which can facilitate individual musical and moral growth within communities of practice. A classical approach to music education contrasts with common progressive and critical curriculum frameworks through a philosophically realist analysis.…
Descriptors: Music Education, Liberal Arts, Western Civilization, Philosophy
Ndlovu, Christopher, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2023
This book brings together a series of papers on education in rural Zimbabwe. It is informed throughout by the generative theory of rurality, which sees rural communities as the most significant agents in solving the challenges they face. Against this theoretical backdrop, the 13 chapters challenge policy makers, researchers and educators to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Schools, Rural Areas, Academic Achievement
Olmstead, Kathleen, Ed.; Troiani, Serena, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2023
"Many Books, Many Stories" aims to provide both the rationale for engaging in work with inclusive children's and young adult literature and the resources necessary for teachers, counselors, librarians and school administration to incorporate diverse literature into the classroom or into school-wide contexts. The authors provide multiple…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Adolescent Literature, Diversity, Teaching Methods
Roberts, Peter; Webster, R. Scott; Quay, John – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2023
Often regarded as one of life's few certainties, death is both instantly familiar to us and deeply mysterious. Death is everywhere, yet few of us take the time to consider its significance in shaping human lives. This book addresses the difficult, complex, sensitive subject of death from a unique point of view. Drawing on insights from…
Descriptors: Death, Philosophy, Teaching Methods, Instruction
Urban, Kamila, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2023
The curricular reform of 2016 presented us with a unique opportunity to compare children who had followed the previous early childhood curriculum in Slovakia with children who attended preschool after the successful implementation of the new preschool curriculum. Our book is based on the findings of research carried out in the ecologically valid…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preschool Education, Preschool Curriculum, National Curriculum
Yurtseven, Nihal, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2022
This book has been prepared to help researchers who are interested in gaining a multi-dimensional perspective on different approaches to teaching English as a foreign language (EFL). The content of the book will help the readers gain perspective about making a comparative analysis on how English is taught in different parts of the world.
Descriptors: Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language), Teaching Methods, Comparative Education
Lafer, Stephen – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2022
The American educational system, because it is based in behaviorist rather than progressivist philosophy, has not well-served the development of a citizenry capable of effective participation in the democratic decision-making process, the remedy being the progressivist methods described in the later chapters of Progressive Education for Democratic…
Descriptors: Progressive Education, Democracy, Democratic Values, Citizen Participation
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
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
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
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
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