Contributors draw on comparative research from the Americas, Australia, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, and engage with such themes as the history and philosophy of comparative education, the right to education, alternative pedagogies, gender, Indigenous knowledge, peacebuilding, international assessments, and global citizenship. It has been co-authored by two distinguished figures, who write with authority and clarity, and who present conceptual insights which add creative and intellectual vitality to the field at a time of major change and development. Each chapter contains contemporary questions to encourage active engagement with the material and an annotated list of suggested reading to support further exploration. Epstein, a unique introduction to this important field, providing a comprehensive overview of the key themes, including: defining comparative and international education; how comparative studies in education have developed; methodological approaches to comparative and international education research; the relationship between education and national development; the power of comparative studies in investigating student achievement and school effectiveness; and, what comparative studies have taught us about educational issues such as policy borrowing, processes of transition, post-conflict education, education in small states, pedagogy, and citizenship. All pages and cover are intact including the dust cover, if applicable. Contents: Making comparisons -- How comparative education has developed -- Domains of practice and fields of inquiry in international education -- Education and national development : an introduction to key ideas and questions -- Comparative education : method -- Researching education and development : perspectives, practicalities, and ethics -- Comparative education research : survey outcomes and their uses -- Outcomes of comparative education : selected themes. Fully updated throughout, this second edition includes: A new 'Key concepts' feature explaining essential ideas and principles Additional case studies from non-Western education systems Updated statistical data highlighting educational and demographic trends This is essential reading for students on undergraduate Education Studies degrees, and for similar courses covering comparative and international education.
Eccles is a founder and President of Advisory Capital Partners, Inc. Each chapter includes key questions to encourage active engagement with the subject and a list of further reading to support taking the exploration further. Using the Student Experience Practitioner Model as a framework, this book helps colleagues responsible for improving the student experience navigate their way through the maze of student diversity across all levels of study, determining what to deliver, how to deliver it and to whom. Clear explanations are complemented with examples of real research in the field including work on policy borrowing, learner-centred pedagogy and university internationalization. This essential collection will be an indispensable resource for teachers, teachers-in-training, and students of comparative and international education. About this Item: Heinemann, London, 1966. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.
Policy makers have used the 'German example' both to encourage change and development and to warn against certain courses of action. This book has hardback covers. Domains of practice and fields of inquiry in international education 4. It is a pleasure also to recommend the book as a course book for comparative education courses outside the English-speaking world. Access codes may or may not work.
I wouldn't be where I am today without it; it has been my gateway to achievement' - Ellie Davies Moore, distance learner in Multi-Sensory Impairment at the University of Birmingham With more advice on concluding, writing up and presenting research, using social media and digital methods, and understanding what supervisors want and how to work with them, the third edition of this bestselling title continues to lead the way as an essential guide for anyone undertaking a research project in the applied social sciences. The updates to this edition include new chapters on human rights education and the internationalization of schooling, and a greater focus on issues of diversity and social justice education. About this Item: Condition: Good. Book is in Used-Good condition. David Phillips traces this story and uses recent work in theories of educational policy 'borrowing' to analyze the reception of the German experience and its impact on the development of English education policy. The E-mail message field is required. This revised and updated second edition of Comparative and International Education: An Introduction to Theory, Method and Practice provides a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the key themes, definitions and approaches in this important field.
It covers the history, theory, and methods of comparative and international education, as well as the relationship with education and national development, and outlines what we can learn from comparative studies. With a foreword by Professor Erwin H. It covers the history, theory, and methods of comparative and international education, as well as the relationship with education and national development, and outlines what we can learn from comparative studies. Domains of practice and fields of inquiry in international education; 4. Clear explanations are complemented with examples of real research in the field including work on policy borrowing, learner-centred pedagogy and university internationalization.
Education and national development: An introduction to key ideas and questions 5. This is a new introduction to this fascinating field, providing a comprehensive overview of the key issues. Education and national development: An introduction to key ideas and questions; 5. Clear explanations are complemented with examples of real research in the field including work on policy borrowing, learner-centred pedagogy and university internationalization. We currently support the following browsers: Internet Explorer 9, 10 and 11; Chrome latest version, as it auto updates ; Firefox latest version, as it auto updates ; and Safari latest version, as it auto updates.
Pages and cover are clean and intact. The text features a vivid portrayal of global educational practices, contributions from preeminent scholars, and invaluable teaching resources. Social, economic, historical, and cultural factors are examined in order to investigate the varied contexts in which education takes place around the globe. About Comparative and International Education With a foreword by Professor Erwin H. Supporting Student Diversity in Higher Education is a working manual that is designed to help managers, academics and members of the professional service teams within universities, recruit and support a diverse student body across the student lifecycle at the same time as delivering a quality student experience in a challenging and pressured environment. Issues related to the governance, financing, provision, processes, and outcomes of education systems for differently situated social groups are described and analyzed in specific regional, national, and local contexts.
Item may show signs of shelf wear. Thoroughly updated and expanded, this comprehensive new edition introduces students to research in comparative and international education while providing an overview of educational practices in diverse settings. Pages may include limited notes and highlighting. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. He was for twenty years Editor of the Oxford Review of Education and serves on editorial boards of various journals, including Comparative Education. He has written widely on issues in comparative education, with a focus on education in Germany and on educational policy borrowing. How comparative education has developed; 3.
Number written on front free end paper; no other inscriptions or annotations; binding tight; dust jacket worn at edges with browned spine Used - Good. It also testifies that the special art to write in such a way that repeated readings continuously reveal new aspects of the subject matter has been achieved. With its easy layout, my well-worn copy, stripy with florescent marker and pencilled notes, has been my go-to, on-hand supervisor throughout my degree; taking the distance out of distance learning. Customer service is our top priority. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. This book provides a global overview of education and such issues through case study samples of countries within various regions and offers insights and proposes solutions on how educational response can help alleviate this challenge. While there, one of his major research interests was performance measurement and reporting.