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Neidorf, Teresa; Arora, Alka; Erberber, Ebru; Tsokodayi, Yemurai; Mai, Thanh – Springer, 2020
The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) Research for Education series represents a further effort by IEA to capitalize on our unique datasets, so as to provide powerful information for policymakers and researchers. Each report focuses on a specific topic and is produced by a dedicated team of leading…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Mathematical Concepts, Scientific Concepts, Mathematics Instruction
McGrath, S., Ed.; Mulder, M., Ed.; Papier, J., Ed.; Suart, R., Ed. – Springer, 2019
This handbook brings together and promotes research on the area of vocational education and training (VET). It analyzes current and future economic and labor market trends and relates these to likely implications for vocational education and training. It questions how VET engages with the growing power of human development approaches and with the…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Education Work Relationship, Labor Market, Educational Change
Jensen, Annie Aarup, Ed.; Stentoft, Diana, Ed.; Ravn, Ole, Ed. – Springer, 2019
This book addresses the relation between Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and interdisciplinarity and challenges the often implicit assumption that PBL leads to interdisciplinarity by default. The book examines theoretical and philosophical aspects of PBL and interdisciplinary learning. The first part of the book conceptualises the notions of…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Problem Based Learning, Higher Education, Medical Education
Bryer, Fiona, Ed.; Beamish, Wendi, Ed. – Springer, 2019
This book reports on the use of behavioural support -- an evidence-based approach developed in the USA to meet students' special educational needs -- in Australia and selected thriving Asian countries. It brings together key issues and insights into how educational policy and practices in different societies and cultures influence the uptake of…
Descriptors: Special Education, Students with Disabilities, Student Needs, Educational Policy
King, Kenneth – Springer, 2019
This book highlights some of Kenneth King's diverse contributions to international and comparative education, African studies and development studies over more than four decades. From his pioneering work on the first educational commissions to Africa, through his research on skills training in the informal sector, and on to his critical analysis…
Descriptors: African Studies, Politics of Education, Foreign Countries, Training
Hawkins, J. N., Ed.; Yamada, A., Ed.; Yamada, R., Ed.; Jacob, W. J., Ed. – Springer, 2018
"New Directions of STEM Research and Learning in the World Ranking Movement: A Comparative Perspective" illustrates new directions of STEM higher education from the perspective of twenty-first century types of learning outcomes and focuses on need for developing an interdisciplinary approach to STEM higher education reform. It provides…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Educational Trends, Universities, Achievement Rating
Padr├│, Fernando F., Ed.; Erwee, Ronal, Ed.; Harmes, Meredith A., Ed.; Harmes, Marcus K., Ed.; Danaher, Patrick Alan, Ed. – Springer, 2018
This handbook brings together contributors from the United States, Australasia and Europe who use theoretical insights and empirical data to examine current practices as well as possible future directions of postgraduate education. A full range of postgraduate study options are explored, including PhD and professional doctorates, masters awards,…
Descriptors: Postdoctoral Education, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Educational Practices
Bursens, P., Ed.; Donche, V., Ed.; Gijbels, D., Ed.; Spooren, P., Ed. – Springer, 2018
This volume brings together both political and educational scientists. While educational research literature has so far not systematically addressed the tool of simulations of decision-making, political scientists have hardly used insights from research on assessment or on motivation and interest of students. Almost all political science…
Descriptors: Simulation, Decision Making, Political Science, Educational Research
Pavlova, Margarita, Ed.; Lee, John Chi-Kin, Ed.; Maclean, Rupert, Ed. – Springer, 2018
This book addresses growing reservations about the relevance of educational systems to the economic and social needs of individuals by examining different aspects of transitions from school to work or further studies within formal and informal settings in Asia. Highlighting important issues such as selectiveness and inclusiveness, integration of…
Descriptors: Relevance (Education), Outcomes of Education, Foreign Countries, Models
Kriewaldt, Jeana, Ed.; Ambrosetti, Angelina, Ed.; Rorrison, Doreen, Ed.; Capeness, Ros, Ed. – Springer, 2018
This book describes, problematises and theorises professional practice research in a range of Australian settings to provide evidence of robust, wide-ranging and contemporary approaches to professional experience in initial teacher education. It presents the latest research and evidence from those currently involved in innovative programmes…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Teacher Education Programs, Educational Innovation
Wyatt-Smith, Claire, Ed.; Adie, Lenore, Ed. – Springer, 2018
This is the foundational book for the new series, Teacher Education, Learning Innovation and Accountability. The book canvasses research, practice and policy perspectives in teacher education across diverse geographic, social and political contexts. It explores the lifespan of teacher development from initial preparation through to graduate…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Faculty Development, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Study
Fam, Dena, Ed.; Neuhauser, Linda, Ed.; Gibbs, Paul, Ed. – Springer, 2018
This exciting new state-of-the art book reviews, explores and advocates ways in which collaborative research endeavours can, through a transdisciplinary lens, enhance student, academic and social experiences. Drawing from a wide range of knowledges, contexts, geographical locations and internationally renowned expertise, the book provides a unique…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Research, Cooperative Learning, Theory Practice Relationship
Duval, Erik, Ed.; Sharples, Mike, Ed.; Sutherland, Rosamund, Ed. – Springer, 2017
This book gives an overview of the state-of-the-art in Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL). It is organized as a collection of 14 research themes, each introduced by leading experts and including references to the most relevant literature on the theme of each cluster. Additionally, each chapter discusses four seminal papers on the theme with expert…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Research, Learning Theories
Jimerson, Shane R., Ed.; Burns, Matthew K., Ed.; VanDerHeyden, Amanda M., Ed. – Springer, 2016
The second edition of this essential handbook provides a comprehensive, updated overview of the science that informs best practices for the implementation of response to intervention (RTI) processes within Multi-Tiered Systems of Support (MTSS) to facilitate the academic success of all students. The volume includes insights from leading scholars…
Descriptors: Response to Intervention, Student Evaluation, Reading Skills, Writing Skills
Osher, David; Kendziora, Kimberly; Spier, Elizabeth; Garibaldi, Mark L. – Springer, 2014
Schools play a key role in child and youth development as both social microcosms of the broader society and reciprocally influencing people and communities. As such, schools can function as a protective factor that promotes safety, motivation, relationships, and support for positive student outcomes. However, schools may also function as a risk…
Descriptors: Child Development, Adolescent Development, Social Development, School Role
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