Handbook on International Studies in Education

Handbook on International Studies in Education

Description

This handbook provides windows into worldwide research endeavors, including countries not usually widely known in international education studies. The goal of this compendium is to foster the understanding of research and education from different national and cultural perspectives, and to support the exchange of ideas and people who conduct research and development activities. From these varied individual and collaborative research projects we can infer directions for our own research agenda and for policy development. The resulting chapters represent a respectable cross-section of international research efforts. The total is representative of the variety of research techniques. Additionally, there are more women than men contributors, with sufficient representation from Muslim, Asian and developing country contributors. These seventeen chapters are an indication of what is occurring in the global educational marketplace. They represent a sound and current balance of international studies in education that can be used as models for development elsewhere. Reading them can motivate researchers everywhere to maintain a high level of scholarship that will benefit international and comparative studies and the academic profession.


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Details

Author(s)
Donald K Sharpes
Format
Hardback | 306 pages
Dimensions
155.96 x 233.93 x 19.05mm | 603.28g
Publication date
15 Jun 2010
Publisher
Information Age Publishing
Publication City/Country
Greenwich, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations
ISBN10
1607523841
ISBN13
9781607523840