Focus on Educational Research: Practices, Challenges and Perspectives


Brandon Hernandez (Editor)

Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
BISAC: EDU037000

The authors of this new book focus on the practices, challenges and perspectives on educational research. Chapter One discusses online testing in educational processes. Chapter Two presents initiatives that have been made to restructure engineering education in order to address challenges facing both engineering graduates and engineering education. Chapter Three describes the role of cluster analysis in educational research and illustrates the application of this classification procedure in the development of teacher and student typologies. Chapter Four summarizes engineering education research that has been conducted with respect to care and helping others. (Imprint: Novinka)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Online Tests in the Learning Process: Strategy, Examples, Grades and Challenges
Maria Limniou, Sonia Tucci, Caroline Hands and John J. Downes (School of Psychology, The Univerisity of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK)

Chapter 2. Active and Experiential Learning to Overcome Challenges in Engineering Education
M. Fikret Ercan, Rubaina Khan, Jolyon Caplin and Sudhir Jhajharia (Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore)

Chapter 3. Cluster Analysis in Educational Research: Applications in the Development of Teacher and Student Typologies
Diana Mindrila, Wofford Lee Green and Chad McBane (University of West Georgia, GA, USA)

Chapter 4. Is Engineering about Caring for and Helping Others?
Angela R. Bielefeldt (Department of Civil, Environmental, and Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder, CO, USA)


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