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Education Research: Challenges, Training Techniques and Improvements


Education research

Geert Driessen, Frederik Smit and Cees Klaassen: Connecting Ethnic Minority Parents to School: From Empirical Research to Practical Suggestions

Editors: Benita Montaño and Aaron Chacón

Book Description:
This book presents current research in the study of education, with a particular focus on the training techniques for educators and educational improvements. Topics discussed include connecting ethnic minority parents to school; school development in Hong Kong early childhood education; examining students’ attitudes to the mobile phone as an educational tool; relevant literature to the training of educators; instructional expenditures and accountability ratings; school and classroom diversity effects on cognitive and non-cognitive student outcomes; problem-solving as a component of the constructivist view of learning and the call for educational game design patterns. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface pp. i-x

Mothers’ Perspective on Caring for School-Aged Children With Chronic Health Problems
(Cecilia Obeng and Julie James)pp. 1-8

Connecting Ethnic Minority Parents to School: From Empirical Research to Practical Suggestions
(Geert Driessen, Frederik Smit and Cees Klaassen) pp. 9-20

School Development in Hong Kong Early Childhood Education: Understanding Progress Eight Years After the Implementation of School Improvement Initiatives pp. 21-32
(Yuen-ling Li)

Examining Students’ Attitudes to the Mobile Phone as an Educational Tool
(Norazah Mohd Suki) pp. 33-46

Communication and Conflict: A Review of the Literature Relevant to the Training of Educators pp. 47-68
(Jennifer Mahon)

Instructional Expenditures and Accountability Ratings: A Multi-Year Statewide Study
(Timothy B. Jones and John R. Slate)pp. 69-78

School and Classroom Diversity Effects on Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Student Outcomes
(Eddie Denessen, Geert Driessen and Joep Bakker) pp. 79-90

Problem-Solving as a Component of the Constructivist View of Learning (Michael Gr. Voskoglou)pp. 91-110

On the Awareness of UAE University Engineering Students with
ABET Accreditation
(Abdel-Hamid I. Mourad and Mohamed Y.E. Selim) pp. 111-126

Call for Educational Game Design Patterns
(Kristian Kiili) pp. 127-140

A Step-by-Step Guide To Students: How To Avoid Plagiarism
(Rakesh Sharma)pp. 141-152

Iranian Secondary Schools: Challenges for Using ICT in 21st Century (Bibi Eshrat Zamani) pp. 153-182

Index pp. 183-194

Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
Binding: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2013- January
Pages: 204, 7 x 10 (NBC – M)
ISBN: 978-1-61470-315-0
Status: AV