Using Blended Learning: Evidence-Based Practices by Khe Foon Hew, Wing Sum Cheung

By Khe Foon Hew, Wing Sum Cheung

This booklet discusses evidence-based practices with regards to using mixed studying in either K-12 and better schooling settings. in particular, this e-book positive factors evidence-based practices relating to the next 5 studying pursuits: (a) Fostering scholars’ angle swap towards kingdom, (b) aiding scholars’ resolve ill-structured layout activity difficulties, (c) enhancing scholars’ severe considering in assessing assets of knowledge, (d) bettering scholars’ narrative and argumentative writing skills and (e) improving scholars’ wisdom retention and knowing. to accomplish this target, the authors draw upon their very own study reports in addition to another proper stories to bare the pedagogical techniques, the explicit instructional/learning actions, the applied sciences applied and the final framework for constructing mixed studying experiences.

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Motivation in Learning Contexts: Theoretical Advances and by Simone Volet, Sanna Jarvela, S. Volet

By Simone Volet, Sanna Jarvela, S. Volet

This quantity presents a platform for discussing theoretical and methodological advancements within the box of motivation examine with regards to studying and guide. the combo of socio-cultural, situative and socio-cognitive epistemological traditions underlying different contributions permits the mixing of the motivational, affective and cognitive features of studying and the exam in their collectively interacting affects. The methodological implications of those conceptual advancements are mentioned and more than a few cutting edge study methodologies said through the various chapters. The emphasis on integrative, holistic, systematic and located ways to the examine of motivation and engagement throughout the strategy of studying and through the years is in keeping with modern considering within the self-discipline of academic psychology as an entire. total, this quantity highlights how motivation study is achieving out past its personal conventional area of analysis and is taking a number one function within the total examine of studying and guide.

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Dragon Gate: Competitive Examinations and Their Consequences by Kangmin Zeng

By Kangmin Zeng

This article examines the large strain put on collage scholars in Japan, Korea and Taiwan that have ended in the fast growth of the "cramming" and to progressively more scholars trying to faith and spirituality for suggestions. The ebook examines the problem of the increase in adolescence suicides, and the dramatic upward thrust in degrees of dishonest; either elevating basic questions about the schooling process within the past due 1990s.>

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New Digital Technology in Education: Conceptualizing by Wan Ng

By Wan Ng

​​This e-book addresses the problems confronting educators within the integration of electronic applied sciences into their instructing and their scholars’ studying. Such matters contain a skepticism of the further price of expertise to academic studying results, the notion of the requirement to take care of with the short speed of technological innovation, an absence of data of cheap academic electronic instruments and an absence of knowing of pedagogical suggestions to embody electronic applied sciences of their educating. This e-book provides theoretical views of studying and educating today’s electronic scholars with know-how and suggest a practical and sustainable framework for academics’ expert studying to embed electronic applied sciences into their repertoire of educating recommendations in a scientific, coherent and comfy demeanour in order that expertise integration turns into a virtually easy pedagogy of their day by day instructing. The fabrics during this booklet are constituted of unique and leading edge contributions, together with empirical info, to latest scholarship during this box. Examples of pedagogical chances which are either new and presently practised throughout various educating contexts are featured. ​

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Meritocratic Education and Social Worthlessness by Khen Lampert

By Khen Lampert

This e-book seriously examines the socio-cultural position of accomplishment inside schooling, arguing that the more and more international call for for measurable criteria of educational success is an expression of political ideology and the competitive aggressive truth of a neo-capitalist education process, leading to many scholars feeling socially valueless.

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Intelligence, Instruction, and Assessment: Theory Into by Robert J. Sternberg

By Robert J. Sternberg

Intelligence, guideline, and Assessment exhibits how glossy theories of intelligence might be at once utilized via educators to the instructing of subject material, whatever the age of the scholars or the content material being taught. it really is meant essentially for lecturers in any respect levels--elementary, secondary, tertiary--who are looking to observe of their study rooms what we all know approximately intelligence. the focal point isn't really on enhancing scholars' intelligence, according to se, yet on expanding their disciplinary wisdom and knowing. as a result, this e-book may also help lecturers find out how they could educate extra successfully what they're already educating. the belief is that what lecturers care so much approximately is how they could enhance upon what they're already doing, and the way they could study what they should do with the intention to be more suitable of their paintings.

The individuals are popular for his or her paintings on intelligence and schooling. every one bankruptcy comprises an obtainable rationalization of the author's conception of intelligence, and discusses the consequences of that idea either for guideline and for review. The publication is foreign in scope, reflecting either American and ecu views.

a person drawn to figuring out how sleek theories of intelligence may be utilized to schooling may want to learn this book--particularly lecturers and different schooling experts, in addition to developmental psychologists, cognitive psychologists, and philosophers with an curiosity in utilizing mental conception to school room perform. it is going to serve good as a textual content for classes on academic psychology, intelligence, cognition and guide, and foundations of teaching.

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The Contemplative Practitioner: Meditation in Education and by John P. Miller

By John P. Miller

Meditation is a straightforward and sensible task which may increase our lives and paintings in innumerable methods. It permits us to attach extra deeply to ourselves and others and to the surroundings. during this booklet, John P. Miller, a professional within the box of holistic schooling, seems at mediation and the way it may be built-in into one’s paintings and day-by-day life.

Twenty years after it was once first released, Miller’s publication continues to be the best publications to using contemplative perform, overlaying numerous theoretical, empirical, historic, and cross-cultural methods. For this re-creation, Miller has up-to-date the textual content to mirror the expansion of the mindfulness move, new study into the mind, and his years of expertise instructing and training contemplation in instructor education.

Whether one is attracted to exploring how meditation can be utilized within the school room or the place of work, or just trying to combine it into one’s own lifestyles, The Contemplative Practitioner is the best companion.

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Learning Technologies and Globalization: Pedagogical by Nada Dabbagh, Angela D. Benson, André Denham, Visit Amazon's

By Nada Dabbagh, Angela D. Benson, André Denham, Visit Amazon's Roberto Joseph Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Roberto Joseph, , Maha Al-Freih, Ghania Zgheib, Helen Fake, Zhetao Guo

This short describes the evolutionary and international impression of the techno-social transformation on studying applied sciences when it comes to rising pedagogical frameworks and functions. it offers examples of such functions in larger schooling, K-12, and the office, around the globe.

The transformation and diffusion of ICT into an ever-present and available phenomenon is essentially shaping human task and tradition, altering human identification, and redefining globalization. worldwide actions have widened, intensified, and sped up due to ICT integration producing a brand new expertise of the area as a techno-social environment.

This emergent worldwide setting is introducing unheard of socio-economic possibilities; even though, it's also bringing new hazards and demanding situations, quite as this pertains to studying applied sciences, such a lot specially in greater schooling contexts.

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