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Title The SAGE handbook of comparative studies in education / edited by Larry E. Suter, Emma Smith and Brian D. Denman.

Publication Info. London [England] ; Thousand Oaks, California : SAGE Publications, [2019]
Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, 2020.


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Description 1 online resource (46 entries) : 49 images ; digital files.
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1. The status of comparative education research in the 21st century : An empiricist's view -- 2. Critical challenges in approaches and experience in comparative education research -- 3. Enduring issues in education : comparative perspectives -- 4. Riddled with gaping wounds : A methodological critique of comparative and international studies in education : Views of a professor -- 5. Challenges in international large-scale educational surveys -- 6. Non-cognitive attributes : Measurement and meaning -- 7. Methodological challenges to measuring heterogeneous populations internationally --8. The participation of Latin American countries in international assessments : Assessment capacity, validity, and fairness -- 9. Validity issues in qualitative and quantitative research of cross-national studies -- 10. Mixed methods in education : Visualising the quality of quantitative data -- 11. Growth and development of large-scale international comparative studies and their influence on comparative education thinking -- 12. The meaning of motivation to learn in cross-national comparisons : A review of recent international research on ability, self-concept, and interest -- 13. Examining change over time in international large-scale assessments : Lessons learned from PISA -- 14. Qualitative comparative education research : Perennial issues, new approaches and good practice -- 15. Methodological challenges in conducting international research on teaching quality using standardized observations --
16. The measurement and use of socioeconomic status in educational research -- 17. Early childhood care and education in the era of sustainable development : Balancing local and global priorities -- 18. Equity of access to pre-primary education and long-term benefits : A cross-country analysis -- 19. Primary education curricula across the world : Qualitative and quantitative methodology in international comparison -- 20. Outside-school-time activities and shadow education -- 21. Measuring opportunity : Two perspectives on the "black box" of school learning -- 22. What can international comparative tests tell us about the future supply of highly skilled STEM workers? -- 23. Comparative research on teacher learning communities in a global context -- 24. Teaching instructional practices : Play-based learning : Supporting the transition from early years to primary education -- 25. Challenges in practice : A critical examination of efforts to link teacher practices and student achievement -- 26. Global higher education trends : implications for policy and practice -- 27. Digital technologies and educational transformation -- 28. International large-scale student assessments and their impact on national school reforms --
29. Changes in the world-wide distribution of large-scale International assessments -- 30. The uneasy relation between international testing and comparative education research -- 31. Global and local dissonance when comparing nation-states and educational performance -- 32. Building learning assessment systems in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary The SAGE Handbook of Comparative Studies in Education explores international educational practices and behaviours through new research and review of existing research.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Comparative education -- Research.
Comparative education -- Research -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Suter, Larry, editor.
Smith, Emma (Professor), editor.
Denman, Brian D., editor.
Credo Reference (Firm), distributor.
Added Title Handbook of comparative studies in education
Other Form: Print version: 1526419467 9781526419460 xlviii, 634 pages : illustrations
ISBN 9781787857346 electronic version
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