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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

The Aims of Higher EducationProblems of Morality and Justice

The Aims of Higher Education: Problems of Morality and Justice

Harry Brighouse and Michael McPherson (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226259345
eISBN:
9780226259512
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226259512.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Higher Education

The book is a collection of essays about ethical issues arising in selective higher education. The chapters, all by distinguished scholars, including one eminent university president, address the ... 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

Bilingual EducationSoutheast Asian Perspectives

Bilingual Education: Southeast Asian Perspectives

Angela M. Y. Lin and Evelyn Y. F. Man

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789622099586
eISBN:
9789888180233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789622099586.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Questions regarding whether a first or a second/foreign language should be used as a medium of instruction (MOI) in schools, and if yes, for whom, and when, have been enthusiastically debated in ... 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

Class WarfareClass, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Class Warfare: Class, Race, and College Admissions in Top-Tier Secondary Schools

Lois Weis, Kristin Cipollone, and Heather Jenkins

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226134895
eISBN:
9780226135083
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226135083.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Secondary Education

Competition around U.S. college admissions, particularly at the most selective colleges and universities, has never been greater, and recent research suggests that where one attends college matters ... 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 Classrooms All Young Children NeedLessons in Teaching from Vivian Paley

The Classrooms All Young Children Need: Lessons in Teaching from Vivian Paley

Patricia M. Cooper

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226115238
eISBN:
9780226115252
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226115252.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Early Childhood and Elementary Education

Teacher and author Vivian Paley is highly regarded by parents, educators, and other professionals for her original insights into such seemingly everyday issues as play, story, gender, and how young ... 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

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