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Progress in Education. Volume 23 $395.00
Editors: Robert V. Nata
Book Description:
This series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. The field of education is consistently on the top of priority lists of every country in the world, yet few educators are aware of the progress elsewhere. Many techniques, programs and methods are directly applicable across borders.
Topics discussed herein include the need for school improvement; the impact of distance education in the digital age; bilingual education; foreign language learning; issues in high-stakes testing; and public education cost frontier models. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents:
Preface

Introduction: The Need for School Improvement
(John Chi-Kin Lee1 and Michael Williams)pp.1-18

The Impact of Distance Education on the Academy in the Digital Age
(Michael F. Beaudoin)pp.19-38

Geography, Environment, Sustainability, Culture and Education
(John Chi-kin Lee and Michael Williams)pp.39-58

Bilingual Education: An Overview
(Patricia Osorio-O’Dea)pp.59-72

Foreign Language Learning: The Role of Phonological Memory
(Marcella Ferrari and Paola Palladino)pp.73-92

Teacher Evaluation and School Improvement: Lessons from One State
(Susan A. Colby and Lynn K. Bradshaw)pp.93-138

Issues in High-Stakes Testing: Effects on Instructional Method and Classroom Practice
(Christine Dennis)pp.139-166

Public Education Cost Frontier Models: Theory and an Application
(John E. Anderson and Mahbubul Kabir)pp.167-192

Higher Education Tax Credits and Deduction: An Overview of the Benefits and Their Relationship to Traditional Student Aid
(Adam Stoll and Linda Levine)pp.193-210

Educational Testing: Implementation of ESEA Title I-A Requirements
Under the No Child Left Behind Act
(Gov't Report - Wayne C. Riddle) pp.211-246

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education Issues and Legislative Options
(Gov't Report - Jeffrey J. Kuenzi and Christine M. Matthews) pp.247-274

The Systematic Use of Visualizing and Verbalizing Methods in Remedial Spelling Training: conceptual Issues, Practical Applications and Empirical Findings
(Günter Faber) pp.275-320

E-Learning and Social Change: An Apparent Contradiction
(Dianne Conrad) pp.321-334

Pervasive Computing: The Future of Computers in Higher Education
(Pamela A. Dupin-Bryant) pp.335-348

Index pp.349-366

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   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: pp.366
   ISBN: 978-1-61761-613-6
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