Progress in Education

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    Although nursing homes typically care for elderly or disabled adults, some children with disabilities also live in these homes. Because these children live away from their families, they may be less connected to local schools and may not receive the education benefits to which they are entitled. This book examines the characteristics of children in…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    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…

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    The purpose of the opening chapter is to highlight the significance of ensuring effective classroom management and learner discipline practices by teachers in schools. Lack of classroom management and learner discipline practices presents a global challenge. The authors in the following chapter reflect on their experiences of using action learning in academic development initiatives, and…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    In this compilation, the authors present the results of a research project that investigates how understanding the relationship between culture, employment and education can help Tanzania’s young people to secure jobs, survive in the creative workforce and have a prosperous future. The authors define “situation specificity”, showing that the previous discussions have been overly simplistic.…

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    Progress in Education. Volume 57 opens with a study wherein the aim is to investigate long-term effects on motor skills and scholastic performance of increased physical education and adapted motor skills training according to the Motor skills Development as Ground for Learning (MUGI) model. Additionally, the author sets out to describe the implementation and societal…

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    In the opening chapter of Progress in Education. Volume 56, the authors set out to stimulate thought on teaching practices, also on how these can be innovated by using (but not only) current technologies, and on the conditions necessary for their effective delivering. Some general features useful for teaching and learning processes are outlined. One…

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    In chapter one, Carlo Lazzari, Italo Masiello, and Ahmed Shoka reflect on interprofessional education, which concerns collaborative learning among healthcare professionals looking to enhance their teamwork for the benefit of their patients. This is done by using apt communication skills, risk evaluation, and reaching mutual decisions. Chapter two, written by Jia-Mi Chen and Yin-Che Chen,…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    The ongoing Progress in Education series presents substantial results from around the globe in selected areas of educational research. Schools are institutions that sail in the tempest of educational issues, reforms, strategies, data and tools, as well as reflect changes in society. Embedded in all of these are technology, diversity, and innovation – their inevitability…

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    In this compilation, an overview with the goal of supporting the implementation of technological projects in educational contexts in presented. This overview is organized in three sections: “Institutional Policies”, “Teacher Professional Development” and “Teaching and Learning”, with each of these then divided into three subdomains. The authors submit a paper explaining essential aspects marking the…

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    Progress in Education. Volume 55 opens with an examination of current issues in education that may impede progress in the field. A variety of external threats are analyzed, including k-12 and university funding and ideological threats in the form of political forces that may attempt to dictate k-12 curriculum. The research underpinning the following chapter…

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    Four contributing factors are essential for student learning: metacognition, educationally sound curricular design, instructional delivery characterized by interactive lecturing and active learning, and formative and summative assessments of learning. In this collection, the authors open with the proposition that all teachers must ensure students develop their metacognitive skills, reflect deeply about thinking, and learn how…

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    Progress in Education. Volume 52 opens with an analysis of the Alps in the context of introducing innovative approaches for sustainable mobility. Alpine areas receive millions of visits by tourists traveling by car each year, exceeding the carrying capacity of these areas and thus decreasing the quality of the visitor experience. The authors aim to…

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    In Progress in Education. Volume 50, the authors present connectivity as a value that presents a numerical increase in the measure that leads to significant, transversal and related learning between the three dimensions analyzed. From these data alongside quotient positivity/negativity, learning dynamics can be characterized. The following chapter deals with the attitude of teachers towards…

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    Progress in Education. Volume 53 explores the different factors involved in flexible study options and delivery modes in higher education from a student’s and service provider’s perspective. The authors also investigate the available literature in order to explore the fine line between offering students a variety of study options to suit their specific needs, circumstances…

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    In the opening chapter of Progress in Education. Volume 51, the authors present a meta-analysis indicating that the prevalence of addiction to new technologies among Iranian youths are increasing, focusing on the epidemiology of internet addiction. The results of this study may be used by developing countries to acquaint parents, policy makers, administrators of high…