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Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback

Advances and Innovations in University Assessment and Feedback

Carolin Kreber, Charles Anderson, Noel Entwhistle, and Jan McArthur

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748694549
eISBN:
9781474400787
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694549.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Notwithstanding widely-held claims that assessment practices in higher education are relatively static, our understanding of the purposes of assessment and the nature of assessment practices has ... More

Assessment for Learning

Assessment for Learning

Rita Berry

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099579
eISBN:
9789882206649
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099579.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Assessment is an important part of effective teaching and learning. It allows achievements to be recognized and helps both teachers and learners to reflect on and review their performance and ... More

The Burdens of AspirationSchools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

The Burdens of Aspiration: Schools, Youth, and Success in the Divided Social Worlds of Silicon Valley

Elsa Davidson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814720875
eISBN:
9780814785065
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814720875.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

During the tech boom, Silicon Valley became one of the most concentrated zones of wealth polarization and social inequality in the United States—a place with a fast-disappearing middle class, ... More

Classroom ManagementCreating a Positive Learning Environment

Classroom Management: Creating a Positive Learning Environment

Ming-tak Hue and Wai-shing Li

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622098886
eISBN:
9789882206748
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622098886.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book is principally about the management of student conduct in the classroom, which is the number one area of concern of many teachers. The chapters include discussions and real-life cases with ... More

Curriculum Change and Innovation

Curriculum Change and Innovation

Yiu Chun Lo, A. Ka Tat Adamson, and John T. S. Lam

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888139026
eISBN:
9789888180240
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888139026.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book is an introductory textbook on Hong Kong’s school curriculum. Written in an approachable style using illustrative case studies, the textbook provides an introduction to the basic concepts ... More

Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Curriculum, Schooling and Society in Hong Kong

Paul Morris and Bob Adamson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028016
eISBN:
9789888180257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028016.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Hong Kong is a fascinating place for the study of curriculum. Its schooling system is influenced by the legacies of a Chinese tradition and British colonialism and was developed at a time when, ... More

A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

A Democratic Constitution for Public Education

Paul T. Hill and Ashley E. Jochim

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226200545
eISBN:
9780226200712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226200712.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

The book focuses on governance of K-12 public schools. Governance – the work of institutions that set the rules under which schools must operate – can protect children and prevent misuse of public ... More

Educating the Whole Child for the Whole WorldThe Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Educating the Whole Child for the Whole World: The Ross School Model and Education for the Global Era

Marcelo M. Suarez-Orozco and Carolyn Sattin-Bajaj (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814741405
eISBN:
9780814786550
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814741405.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

At the dawn of the twenty-first century, we are living in a global era, yet schooling systems remain generally reactive and slow to adapt to shifting economic, technological, demographic, and ... More

An Education in PoliticsThe Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind

An Education in Politics: The Origins and Evolution of No Child Left Behind

Jesse H. Rhodes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449710
eISBN:
9780801464195
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449710.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Since the early 1990s, the federal role in education—exemplified by the controversial No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB)—has expanded dramatically. Yet states and localities have retained a central role ... More

Education Policy in Developing Countries

Education Policy in Developing Countries

Paul Glewwe (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226078687
eISBN:
9780226078854
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226078854.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Economists and other researchers have accumulated abundant evidence that education increases workers’ productivity and thus increases their incomes. Education also leads to improvements in health and ... More

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