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  • Globalization and Change in Higher Educationby Beverly Barrett

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    This book sets out political economy explanations for higher education policy reform in Europe in the initial decades of the 21st century. With a sustained focus on the national level of policy implementation, institutional change is considered in relationship to broader trends in economic development and globalization. Since the concept of a “Europe... more...

  • Using Feedback to Improve Learningby Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo; Susan M. Brookhart

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 29.95

    Despite feedback‘s demonstratively positive effects on student performance, research on the specific components of successful feedback practice is in short supply. In Using Feedback to Improve Learning , Ruiz-Primo and Brookhart offer critical characteristics of feedback strategies to affirm classroom feedback’s positive effect on student learning.... more...

  • How to Grade for Learningby Ken B. O'Connor

    SAGE Publications 2017; US$ 38.95

    Implement standards-based grading practices that help students succeed! Classroom assessment methods should help students develop to their full potential, but meshing traditional grading practices with students’ achievement on standards has been difficult. Making lasting changes to grading practices requires both knowledge and willpower. Discover... more...

  • Imagining the Future of Global Educationby Yong Zhao; Brian Gearin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.95

    Imagining the Future of Global Education examines the Grand Educational Narrative (GEN) and the major institutions that shape and disseminate it. The book focuses on national visions of education and the imaginary futures that nations seek to make reality. It critiques how the GEN policy implementation process frequently turns dreams of upward mobility... more...

  • International Scholarships in Higher Educationby Joan R. Dassin; Robin R. Marsh; Matt Mawer

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 129.66

    This book explores the multiple pathways from scholarships for international study to positive social change. Bringing together studies from academic researchers, evaluators and program designers and policymakers from Africa, Asia, Latin and North America, Europe, and Australia, the book compiles the latest research and analysis on the policy, practice,... more...

  • Transforming Assessmentby Jens Dolin; Robert Evans

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.08

    This book reports the results of a research project that investigated assessment methods aimed at supporting and improving inquiry-based approaches in European science, technology and mathematics (STM) education. The findings were used to influence policy makers with guidelines for ensuring that assessment enhances learning. The book provides insights... more...

  • Europe in the Classroomby Simona Szakács

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    This book provides an unconventional account of post-1989 education reform in Romania. By drawing on policy documentation, interviews with key players, qualitative data from everyday school contexts, and extensive textbook analysis, this groundbreaking study explores change within the Romanian education system as a process that institutionalises world... more...

  • New perspectives on career counseling and guidance in Europeby Valérie Cohen-Scali; Jerome Rossier; Laura Nota

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    In industrialized societies, individuals are facing major challenges that mobilize many of their psychological and social resources. The world of work is changing constantly. Adults have to adapt their technical skills and knowledge continuously. For teenagers and young adults, choosing a vocation and constructing their future career paths is becoming... more...

  • ICT-Supported Innovations in Small Countries and Developing Regionsby Ian A. Lubin

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.29

    This timely analysis brings greater clarity to the question of how ICT-supported innovations are experienced in small low- to middle-income countries and developing regions with implications for international education and development. By bringing together a group of international technologists, researchers, and scholars, this book explores the building... more...

  • The Palgrave International Handbook on Adult and Lifelong Education and Learningby Marcella Milana; Sue Webb; John Holford; Richard Waller; Peter Jarvis

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 200.39

    This Handbook provides a wide-ranging frame of reference for researching adult and lifelong education and learning. With contributions from scores of established and newer scholars from six continents, the volume covers a diverse range of geopolitical and social territories across the world.  Drawing on the multiple  heritages... more...