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Computer-Based Testing

Samuel Greiff, Romain Martin

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-01-13

Computer-Based Testing Introduction With the introduction of the first computers in the 1970s, the potential of this new technology to generat...

Women's and Gender Studies

Maria do Mar Pereira

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Women’s and Gender Studies Introduction Women’s and gender studies (WGS) is an interdisciplinary field of research and education. It analyzes ...

Student Participation

Dana L. Mitra

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Student Participation Introduction A marked growth in student participation research has occurred in the past ten years. As the pressure to equ...

University Faculty Roles and Responsibilities in the United States

Ann E. Austin, Lucas B. Hill

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-05-29

University Faculty Roles and Responsibilities in the United States Introduction Faculty members are a central and critical ingredient to the q...

Schools, Private and Independent

Edward J. Fox

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Private and Independent Schools Introduction The independent schools in the United States are characterized by the following: they are operated...

School Choice

Eric K. Hilgendorf

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

School Choice Introduction “School choice” refers to several distinct, school-based reform initiatives that have been legislatively implemented...

Ethnic Studies

Christine Sleeter

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Ethnic Studies Introduction Established in the late 1960s in the United States, ethnic studies has served as a foundation for efforts to trans...

Vocational and Technical Education

Chris Zirkle, Lindsey Martin

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Vocational and Technical Education Introduction Vocational and technical education has historically been known as “education for work.” It has...

Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Sarup R. Mathur, Katie Sprouls

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Emotional and Behavioral Disorders ...


Artin Goncu, Tony Perone, Sierra Ryan

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Play Introduction This article provides a list of sources on the major trends in the study of play. First, the activity of play and its role i...


Joseph R. Boyle, Gina A. Forchelli

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-08-26

Note-Taking Introduction Note-taking aids student learning by allowing individuals to process and retain large amounts of information. Note-ta...

Mixed Methods Research

Nancy Leech

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-04-22

Mixed Methods Research Introduction Mixed methods research refers to studies in which researchers utilize qualitative and quantitative techniq...

Secondary to Postsecondary Transition Issues

David W. Test, Audrey Bartholomew, Jennifer Cease-Cook, Lauren K. Bethune, Karen M. Diegelmann, Debra G. Holzberg

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Secondary to Postsecondary Transition Issues Introduction Secondary transition was formally defined by the federal government in the 1990 Indi...

Social Studies Education

William B. Russell

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Social Studies Education Introduction Social studies education most commonly refers to the training of professional educators to teach social s...

Academic Achievement

Ricarda Steinmayr, Anja Meißner, Anne F. Weidinger, Linda Wirthwein

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Academic Achievement Introduction Academic achievement represents performance outcomes that indicate the extent to which a person has accompli...

Self-Regulated Learning

Daniel L. Dinsmore, Meghan M. Parkinson

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Self-Regulated Learning Introduction Self-regulated learning (SRL) is the means by which students are able to independently monitor, adapt, an...

Early Childhood Teacher Education

Joce Nuttall

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2014-04-28

Early Childhood Teacher Education Introduction Early childhood teacher education (ECTE) is focused on the preparation of educators who educate...

Early Childhood Education in China

Liang Li, Feiyan Chen

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2013-05-28

Early Childhood Education in China Introduction The study of early childhood education (ECE) in China has been intimately influenced by the re...

Art Education

Cathy Smilan

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Art Education Introduction This bibliography contains a selection of papers and volumes on themes under discussion in the field of art educatio...

Social Context of Education

Claire Smrekar, Lydia Bentley

Subject: Education »

Date Added: 2011-12-15

Social Context of Education Introduction The study of the social context of education explores contemporary issues in education through the len...

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