18 Education

Higher Education in 2040: A Global Approach  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by lengen at Aug. 9, 2017
Higher Education in 2040: A Global Approach

Higher Education in 2040: A Global Approach by Bert van der Zwaan
English | July 15, 2017 | ISBN: 9462984506 | 257 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Since the Middle Ages, universities have displayed impressive resourcefulness in their ability to adapt to the changing dynamics and demands of their times. But in the last fifty years, the landscape of higher education—with the emergence of online and mass education, skyrocketing tuition, and a controversial system for ranking institutions—has begun evolving so rapidly and profoundly that the concept of the university now needs to be rethought.
Youth Identities, Education and Employment: Exploring Post-16 and Post-18 Opportunities, Access and Policy

Youth Identities, Education and Employment: Exploring Post-16 and Post-18 Opportunities, Access and Policy By Dr. Kate Hoskins
English | PDF | 2017 | 163 Pages | ISBN : 1137352914 | 9.22 MB

This book investigates how policy, family background, social class, gender and ethnicity influence young people’s post-16 and post-18 employment and education access. It draws on existing literature, alongside new data gathered from a case study in a UK state secondary school, to examine how policy changes to the financial arrangements for further and higher education and the changing youth employment landscape have had an impact on young people’s choices and pathways.
Civic Education and Liberal Democracy: Making Post-Normative Citizens in Normative Political Spaces

Civic Education and Liberal Democracy: Making Post-Normative Citizens in Normative Political Spaces By Peter Strandbrink
English | PDF | 2017 | 245 Pages | ISBN : 3319557971 | 1.9 MB

This book explores the inherent tension in civic education. There is a surging belief in contemporary European society that liberal democracy should work harder to reproduce the civic and normative setups of national populations through public education. The cardinal notion is that education remains the best means to accomplish this end, and educational regimes appropriate tools to make the young more tolerant, civic, democratic, communal, cosmopolitan, and prone to engaged activism.

Discursive Perspectives on Education Policy and Implementation  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at July 12, 2017
Discursive Perspectives on Education Policy and Implementation

Discursive Perspectives on Education Policy and Implementation By Jessica Nina Lester, Chad R. Lochmiller, Rachael E. Gabriel
English | PDF | 2017 | 266 Pages | ISBN : 3319589830 | 2.4 MB

This edited volume demonstrates some of the potential contributions of discourse analytic approaches to the study of education policy and its implementation within particular policy contexts. Contributing authors provide a range of perspectives, examining education policy using both micro-analytic traditions and more macro-analytic traditions.

Cognitive and Affective Aspects in Science Education Research  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by AvaxGenius at July 12, 2017
Cognitive and Affective Aspects in Science Education Research

Cognitive and Affective Aspects in Science Education Research: Selected Papers from the ESERA 2015 Conference By Kaisa Hahl, Kalle Juuti, Jarkko Lampiselkä, Anna Uitto, Jari Lavonen
English | PDF | 2017 | 377 Pages | ISBN : 331958684X | 7.7 MB

This edited volume brings forth intriguing, novel and innovative research in the field of science education. The chapters in the book deal with a wide variety of topics and research approaches, conducted in various contexts and settings, all adding a strong contribution to knowledge on science teaching and learning.
Educational Ambitions in History: Childhood and Education in an Expanding Educational Space from the Seventeenth

Educational Ambitions in History: Childhood and Education in an Expanding Educational Space from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century by Jeroen Dekker
English | 2010 | ISBN: 3653005442, 3631595018 | 230 pages | PDF | 2,7 MB

Alternative Theoretical Frameworks for Mathematics Education Research  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by Jeembo at June 1, 2017
Alternative Theoretical Frameworks for Mathematics Education Research

Alternative Theoretical Frameworks for Mathematics Education Research: Theory Meets Data by Elizabeth de Freitas, Margaret Walshaw
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3319339591 | 193 Pages | PDF | 8.8 MB

This book explicates some of the fundamental philosophical tenets underpinning key theoretical frameworks, and demonstrates how these tenets inform particular kinds of research practice in mathematics education research.

Education Systems and Learners: Knowledge and Knowing  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at May 4, 2017
Education Systems and Learners: Knowledge and Knowing

Education Systems and Learners: Knowledge and Knowing by David Scott
English | 2017 | ISBN: 1137598832 | 163 pages | PDF | 13 MB

Women, Education and the Self  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by tanas.olesya at March 21, 2017
Women, Education and the Self

Women, Education and the Self: A Foucauldian Perspective by Maria Dr Tamboukou
English | 5 Dec. 2003 | ISBN: 1403901236 | 216 Pages | PDF | 1 MB

Maria Tamboukou links Foucauldian ideas to feminism and education. Its central argument is that the Foucauldian notion of "technologies of the self" needs to be gendered and contextualized.

Education in Computer Generated Environments (repost)  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by interes at Feb. 12, 2017
Education in Computer Generated Environments (repost)

Education in Computer Generated Environments by Sara de Freitas
English | 2013 | ISBN: 0415634024 | 194 pages | PDF | 1,8 MB