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Secondary Stem Educational Reform

Author : C. Johnson
ISBN : 9781137002228
Genre : Education
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Federal and state funding agencies have invested billions of dollars into secondary STEM (Science, Technology, Education, Mathematics) educational reform over the past decade. This volume addresses the interplay of external and internal variables associated with school reform and how this dynamic has impacted many efforts.

The Comprehensive Public High School

Author : Craig Campbell
ISBN : 9781137356970
Genre : Education
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This study analyzes the comprehensive public high school as both a policy ideal and a social institution by contrasting the development of the public high school in Australia with both the UK and the US. It focuses on such issues as: changing policy approaches to public high schooling, the "middle class flight" to private schools, how school systems in Australia respond to changes in international education policy, and the tensions between regional, state and national decision-making groups interested in reforming secondary schools policy.

Adapting To A Changing World

Author : National Research Council
ISBN : 9780309283038
Genre : Education
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Adapting to a Changing World was commissioned by the National Science Foundation to examine the present status of undergraduate physics education, including the state of physics education research, and, most importantly, to develop a series of recommendations for improving physics education that draws from the knowledge we have about learning and effective teaching. Our committee has endeavored to do so, with great interest and more than a little passion. The Committee on Undergraduate Physics Education Research and Implementation was established in 2010 by the Board on Physics and Astronomy of the National Research Council. This report summarizes the committee's response to its statement of task, which requires the committee to produce a report that identifies the goals and challenges facing undergraduate physics education and identifies how best practices for undergraduate physics education can be implemented on a widespread and sustained basis, assess the status of physics education research (PER) and discuss how PER can assist in accomplishing the goal of improving undergraduate physics education best practices and education policy.

Education Reform In China

Author : Janette Ryan
ISBN : 9781136719189
Genre : Education
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Over the past decade there has been radical reform at all levels of China’s education system as it attempts to meet changing economic and social needs and aspirations. Changes have been made to pedagogy and teacher professional learning and also to the curriculum - both at the basic education level, from kindergarten to year 12, and at the higher education level. This book focuses on reform at the early childhood, primary and secondary levels, and is the companion book to China’s Higher Education Reform and Internationalisation, which covers reform at the higher education level. Education Reform in China outlines the systematic transformation that has occurred of school curriculum goals, structure and content, teaching and learning approaches, and assessment and administrative structures, including the increasing devolvement of control from the centre to provincial, district and school levels. As well as illustrating the changes that are occurring within classrooms, it demonstrates the continuity of cultural and educational ideas and values in the midst of these changes, showing that reform does not just involve the adoption of foreign ideas, but builds on and even resurrects traditional Chinese educational values. Importantly, it considers how exchanges of people and ideas can contribute to new ways of working between Western and Chinese educational systems.

Secondary Schooling In A Changing World

Author : Susan Groundwater-Smith
ISBN : 0170136086
Genre : Education
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This new edition of Secondary Schooling in a Changing World continues to provide a comprehensive framework for teachers' understanding of secondary schools, their focuses and practices. It challenges ideas about secondary schooling and offers positive strategies for addressing difficult problems. As well as incorporating the latest research and ideas, this valuable text provides an accessible forum for pre-service educators to debate issues that will impact upon their future careers.

The Task Of Universities In A Changing World

Author : Stephen Denis Kertesz
ISBN : UOM:39015003498816
Genre : Education, Higher
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Community College Models

Author : Rosalind Latiner Raby
ISBN : 9781402094774
Genre : Education
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Increasingly, students worldwide are seeking post-secondary education to acquire new skill-sets and credentials. There is an explosion of community college models that provide educational opportunities and alternative pathways for students who do not fit the traditional higher educational profile. This book focuses on economic models to help local and national economies develop strong workforce training, humanitarian models to bring about social mobility and peace, transformative models to help institutions expand and keep up with societal needs, and newly created models that respond to the educational and training needs of a constantly changing world. These models seek to capture the imagination of those who are committed to learning about what works in higher education and in particular, the impact community college models are having on the changing nature of world social, political and economic landscapes. With contributors representing 30 countries, this book presents an international perspective.

A Learning College For The 21st Century

Author : Terry U. O'Banion
ISBN : 9781461636335
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Higher Education In A Changing World

Author : Brian Holmes
ISBN : UOM:39015042647993
Genre : Education
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Educational Reforms In Italy

Author : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
ISBN : UOM:39015012057298
Genre : Education
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Educational policies and plans for Italy's entire education system are evaluated in this report. Part One contains "The Examiners' Report;" Part Two, the "Record of the Review Meeting;" and Part Three, a "Summary of the Background Report" (prepared by the Italian authorities). Some results of the evaluation include the following. Italy must cope with the consequences of higher enrollments in post-school education and with major structural reforms at all educational levels. While the establishment of a common school at the lower secondary level and the 1979 curricular reforms were well conceived, problems of implementation remain. Successful experimental programs have not been replicated. Middle school students need more guidance. There is discontinuity in the curriculum of the upper secondary school. The general education curriculum is too rigid. Elementary and secondary teachers should not be trained separately; universities should be made responsible for all teacher education. Possible remedies to drawbacks of Italy's open access to higher education include the introduction of a two-year diploma and the creation of short-cycle vocational courses. (RM)

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