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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
Worley, Jerry; Roshell, Logan – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
Now more than ever, students need support. To meet their needs, educators should encourage their students to break from the mainstream by inspecting their experiences, and therefore expressing their own values. This endeavor will lead students to make choices that are best for themselves and others. It is important to support students in both…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Classroom Environment, Social Development, Creative Teaching
Baines, Lawrence – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
"Privatization of America's Public Institutions" describes the transformation of the military, K-12 public schools, public universities and colleges, and prisons into enterprises focused on generating profits for a select few. In many cases, privatization has limited accessibility, promoted segregation, fueled declining standards,…
Descriptors: Public Schools, Elementary Secondary Education, Public Colleges, Postsecondary Education
Noboa-Rios, Abdin – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
The 2014-2015 academic year marked the first year that American, preK-12 public school enrollment became majority nonwhite, with Hispanic/Latino as the largest minority. Population shifts have continued to occur, with Latinos now representing 28% of public school students. American public schools are in trouble, with national achievement reaching…
Descriptors: Hispanic Americans, Hispanic American Students, Minority Group Students, Ethnicity
Lechta, Viktor, Ed.; Bizová, Nad'a, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
This monograph links to the monograph "Reflection of Inclusive Education of the 21st Century in Correlative Scientific Fields" (Lechta. V. - Kudlácová, B., Frankfurt: Peter Lang 2013). It should be a summary of the most relevant components of inclusive education and proposals for further development. The co-authors are influential…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Teaching Methods
Smagorinsky, Peter, Ed.; Tobin, Joseph, Ed.; Lee, Kyunghwa, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
"Dismantling the Disabling Environments of Education: Creating New Cultures and Contexts for Accommodating Difference" challenges assumptions that view people of difference to be "abnormal," that isolate attention to their difference solely in the individual, that treat areas of difference as matters of deficiency, and that…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Environment, Disadvantaged, Students with Disabilities
McMaster, Christopher, Ed.; Whitburn, Benjamin, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
"Disability and the University: A Disabled Students' Manifesto" is a guide to what students with disabilities need to know about attending university, as well as to the essentials universities should provide for these students. Each chapter presents a benchmark for students to follow as they travel through the institution, and lays clear…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, College Students, Student Needs, Educational Change
Zgaga, Pavel, Ed.; Teichler, Ulrich, Ed.; Schuetze, Hans G., Ed.; Wolter, Andrä, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
The central focus of this book is the concept of higher education reform in the light of an international and global comparative perspective. After decades of far-reaching reform, higher education around the world has profoundly changed and now has to face the challenges of the present. This volume takes a close look at these changes, the drivers…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Change Strategies, Instruction
Prime, Glenda M., Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
"Centering Race in the STEM Education of African American K-12 Learners" boldly advocates for a transformative approach to the teaching of STEM to African American K-12 learners. The achievement patterns of African American learners, so often described as an "achievement gap" between them and their White peers, is in fact the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, African American Students, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
Kippax, Rod – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
"Disrupting Schools: The Institutional Conditions of Disordered Behaviour" represents an applied sociological address to the intractable patterns of educational exclusion of students diagnosed with "emotional and behavioural disorders." Starting with the finding that these students commonly share educational trajectories…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Inclusion, Violence
Arreguín-Anderson, María Guadalupe; Alanís, Iliana – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2019
This book takes the reader through a journey into the practical and theoretical aspects of partner-based learning in bilingual early childhood environments. The authors begin by presenting compelling arguments for the significance of this approach noting the parallels between partner-based collaborative learning and developmentally appropriate…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Early Childhood Education, Cooperative Learning, Developmentally Appropriate Practices
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