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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

Baby BoomersTime and Ageing Bodies

Baby Boomers: Time and Ageing Bodies

Naomi Woodspring

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447318774
eISBN:
9781447318781
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447318774.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This innovative study of the baby boomer generation, who are now entering old age, breaks new ground in ageing research. This post-war cohort has experienced a range of social, cultural, and medical ... More

Building the Intentional UniversityMinerva and the Future of Higher Education

Building the Intentional University: Minerva and the Future of Higher Education

Stephen M. Kosslyn and Ben Nelson (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780262037150
eISBN:
9780262343695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262037150.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Higher education is in crisis. It is too expensive, ineffective, and impractical for many of the world’s students. But how would you reinvent it for the twenty-first century—how would you build it ... 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

The Coalition Government and Social PolicyRestructuring the Welfare State

The Coalition Government and Social Policy: Restructuring the Welfare State

Hugh Bochel and Martin Powell (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781447324560
eISBN:
9781447324584
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447324560.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This book examines the social policies of the coalition government from 2010 to 2015, and outlines the incoming Conservative government’s approach during its first 100 days in office. Drawing on ... More

Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Corporate Elites and the Reform of Public Education

Helen M. Gunter, David Hall, and Michael W. Apple (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781447326809
eISBN:
9781447326816
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447326809.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Radical reforms are taking place to public service education in western style democracies. We identify the corporatisation of governance, and the role and influence of corporate elites within and ... More

Countering Extremism in British Schools?The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

Countering Extremism in British Schools?: The Truth about the Birmingham Trojan Horse Affair

John Holmwood and Therese O'Toole

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781447344131
eISBN:
9781447344179
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447344131.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

In 2014 the UK government launched an investigation into the “Trojan Horse” affair: an alleged plot to “Islamify” several state schools in Birmingham. Twenty-one schools in Birmingham were subjected ... 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

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