Author: Wayne K. Hoy
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Keywords: educational, administration, theory, reform, leadership, research
Number of Pages: 356
Published: 2005-02
List price: $39.99
ISBN-10: 159311320X
ISBN-13: 9781593113209

This book is the fourth in a series on research and theory dedicated to advancing our understanding of schools through empirical study and theoretical analysis. Scholars, both young and established, are invited to publish original analyses, but we especially encourage young scholars to contribute to this series. The current volume is similar to its predecessors in that it provides a mix of beginning and established scholars and a broad range of theoretical perspectives; in all, 27 authors contributed to 13 separate analyses, which were selected for publication this year. The chapters al

Author: Gregory J. Cizek
Publisher: Academic Press
Keywords: educational, psychology, policy, handbook
Number of Pages: 560
Published: 1999-04-21
List price: $99.95
ISBN-10: 0121746984
ISBN-13: 9780121746988

The Handbook of Educational Policy provides a comprehensive overview of policy questions in education reform at local, state, and national levels. The book raises controversial questions, such as who really benefits from educational reform, and investigates issues of accountability, assessment, educational fads, technology in education, and other matters of educational policy. The book explores not only what education is, but what it can be and should be, providing a scholarly analysis of policy decisions as well as practical recommendations for parents, teachers, and policy-makers.

Author: OECD
Publisher: Organization for Economic Cooperation & Devel
Keywords: peb, educational, building, papers, programme, facilities, compendium, exemplary
Number of Pages: 180
Published: 2006-06
List price: $56.00
ISBN-10: 9264022295
ISBN-13: 9789264022294

Author: Peter Mayo
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Keywords: educational, special, issues, theory, philosophy, thought, gramsci
Number of Pages: 168
Published: 2010-05-24
List price: $39.95
ISBN-10: 1444333941
ISBN-13: 9781444333947

Through a series of writings from international scholars, Gramsci and Educational Thought pays tribute to the educational influence of Antonio Gramsci, considered one of the greatest social thinkers and political theorists of the 20th century. Represents sound social theory and a broad application and reinvention of Gramsci’s ideas Covers important areas such as language and education, community education, and social work education Features perspectives from different geographical contexts

Authors:Daniel J. Moran, Richard W. Malott,
Publisher: Academic Press
Keywords: educational, psychology, methods, evidence, based
Number of Pages: 408
Published: 2004-05-21
List price: $86.95
ISBN-10: 0125060416
ISBN-13: 9780125060417

Evidence-Based Educational Methods answers the challenge of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 by promoting evidence-based educational methods designed to improve student learning. Behavioral scientists have been refining these instructional methods for decades before the current call for evidence-based education. Precision Teaching, Direct Instruction, Computerized Teaching, Personalized System of Instruction, and other unique applications of behavior analysis are all informed by the scientific principles of learning, have been tested in the laboratory, and are often shown to have signific

Author: Norman W. Edmund
Publisher: Scientific Method Publishing
Keywords: educational, top, leaders, challenge, blunder, intellectual, biggest, history
Number of Pages: 200
Published: 2005-07-31
List price: $27.50
ISBN-10: 0963286668
ISBN-13: 9780963286666

This book, according to the author, ends the misunderstandings about the scientific method - the complete method of creative problem solving and decision-making. The author has conducted extensive research in this field for over 15 years and shows the misunderstandings have created great harms in the educational field and in most other fields, including personal lives. Surveys have shown that the public is continually dissatisfied with the educational efforts. This book will be important reading for all those interested in better education, better thinking, and a better society.

Author: Centre for Educational Research and Information
Publisher: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
Keywords: educational, resources, open, emergence, knowledge, free, giving
Number of Pages: 147
Published: 2007-06-06
List price: $29.00
ISBN-10: 926403174X
ISBN-13: 9789264031746

Learning resources are often considered key intellectual property in a competitive higher education world. However, more and more institutions and individuals are sharing their digital learning resources over the Internet, openly and for free, as Open Educational Resources (OER). This study, building on previous OECD work on e-learning, asks why this is happening, who is involved and what the most important implications of this development are. The report offers a comprehensive overview of the rapidly changing phenomenon of Open Educational Resources and the challenges it poses for higher e
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