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This encyclopaedia is a dynamic reference and study place for students, teachers, researchers and professionals in the field of education, philosophy and social sciences, offering both short and long entries on topics of theoretical and practical interest in educational theory and philosophy by authoritative world scholars representing the full ambit of education as a rapidly expanding global field of knowledge and expertise.
A guide for students who are learning how to evaluate reports of empirical research published in academic journals. It breaks down the process of evaluating a journal article into easy-to-understand steps, and emphasizes the practical aspects of evaluating research. Appendix A provides a nice overview of qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research.
Explores all aspects of the field, from the theoretical dimensions of teaching online to the technological aspects of implementing online courses. Key topics explored include technology used in the online classroom; institutions that have contributed to the growth of the field; pedagogical basis and strategies; effectiveness and assessment; different types of online education and best practices; and the changing role of online education in the global education system.
Leadership development in higher education has become essential for advancing institutional effectiveness, which is the focus of this book. Taking into account the imperative issues of diversity, inclusion, and belonging, and the context of institutional mission and culture, this book centers on developing capacities for designing and implementing plans, strategies, and structures; connecting and engaging with colleagues and students; and communicating and collaborating with external constituencies in order to shape decisions and policies. It highlights the need to think broadly about the purposes of higher education and the dynamics of organizational excellence, and to apply these insights effectively in goal setting, planning and change leadership, outcomes assessment, addressing crises, and continuous improvement at both the level of the individual and organization.
Published biannually by the Education Department at Angelo State University, this peer-reviewed journal is dedicated to the dissemination of research and ideas emphasizing teacher preparation, successful school cultures, teacher quality, instructional effectiveness, innovative pedagogy, and educational practices with student achievement in mind.