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Education Applications & Developments: Advances in Education and Educational Trends Series

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ISBN-13: 978-989-97866-8-4
Publication date: 2015-05-15

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Education Applications & Developments: Advances in Education and Educational Trends Series

Mafalda Carmo

In this volume, a devoted set of authors explore the Education field, contributing to the frontlines of knowledge. Success depends on the participation of those who wish to find creative solutions and believe their potential to change the world, altogether to increase public engagement and cooperation from communities. Therefore, serving society with these initiatives and promoting awareness, as part of our mission, requires the reinforcement of research efforts.

These series of books comprise authors and editors work to address generalized research, albeit focused in specific sections, in the Education area. Contents show us how to navigate in the most broadening issues in contemporary education and research.

In particular, this book explores four major divisions within general Education, corresponding to four sections: “Teachers and Students”, “Projects and Trends”, “Teaching and Learning”, and “Organizational Issues”. Each section comprises chapters that have
emerged from extended and peer reviewed selected papers originally published in the proceedings of the International Conference on Education and New Developments (END) conference series (http://end-educationconference.org/). This meeting occurs annually with successful outcomes. Original papers have been selected and invited to be extended significantly, reviewed, and authors of the accepted chapters requested to make corrections and improve final submitted chapters. This process has resulted in the final publication of 28 high quality chapters organized into 4 sections. The following sections’ and chapters’ objectives provide information on the book contents.

Chapter 1 - Teacher education and professional development: Text production and school management in focus (Pages 3-11)

Ana Luzia Videira Parisotto & Renata Portela Rinaldi

Chapter 2 - Student perception of teachers’ National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education and California Commission on Teacher Credentialing dispositions (Pages 12-24)

Kimberly R. Hudson

Chapter 3 - Academic transition and peer tutoring: A case study at the University of Padova (Pages 25-34)

Lorenza Da Re & Giuseppe Zago

Chapter 4 - Levels of adjustment to college, gender and academic achievement in first-year Spanish students (Pages 35-44)

Mª Fernanda Páramo, Carolina Tinajero, & Mª Soledad Rodríguez

Chapter 5 - Primary teacher mathematics anxiety, teacher efficacy and mathematics avoidance (Pages 45-58)

Sharon Jaggernauth & Madgerie Jameson-Charles

Chapter 6 - The teacher’s development plan in the initial teaching degree (Pages 59-70)

Susana Aránega Español

Chapter 7 - The influences and motivations for becoming a preschool teacher: Turkish case (Pages 71-82)

Belkıs Tekmen & Güler Küçükturan

Chapter 8 - The bridge between theory and practice (Pages 83-91)

Güler Küçükturan & Belkıs Tekmen

Chapter 9 - Calculated questions and e-Cheating: A case study (Pages 92-102)

Juan Carlos González de Sande

Chapter 10 - HbbTV history and its educational possibilities: Teaching options in times of the Internet (Pages 103-112)

Joan-Francesc Fondevila-Gascón, Pedro Mir-Bernal, Marta Carreras-Alcalde, & Swen Seebach

Chapter 11 - Concept maps as knowledge-building and argument-systematizing tools: Experimenting with undergraduate students (Pages 113-121)

Marcus Vinicius Santos Kucharski

Chapter 12 - Does creativity rely on expertise? How the Danish reform-pedagogical agenda is related to present attempts to understand and facilitate creativity and personal expression among children (Pages 122-129)

Mikkel Snorre Wilms Boysen

Chapter 13 - A U.S. University’s development of an inclusive early childhood education preparation program: The journey (Pages 130-141

Deborah G. Wooldridge, Mary M. Murray, & Dawn Shinew

Chapter 14 - Evaluating MOCEP’s pilot program in Lebanon in Palestinian camps (Pages 142-157)

Ahmad Oweini & Ghassan Issa

Chapter 15 - Aspects of pragmatic communication difficulties in persons with symptomatic speech disorders (Pages 158-168)

Kateřina Vitásková & Alena Říhová

Chapter 16 - Education for nurses in the context of sustainable development (Pages 169-177)

Ruta Renigere

Chapter 17 - Custom developed software to simulate the use of UV/Vis spectroscopy in quantitative chemical analysis (Pages 178-185)

Emilia Bertolo & Simon Clay

Chapter 18 - Exploring the views of pre-service teachers on the use of the e-Portfolio as a learning platform (Pages 186-194)

Caroline Koh, Woon Chia Liu, Stefanie Chye, & Mingming Zhou

Chapter 19 - Written narratives: Potentialities for research and teacher professional development (Pages 195-203)

Renata Portela Rinaldi & Ana Luzia Videira Parisotto

Chapter 20 - New methods of teaching: Interdisciplinarity approach and mathematical modeling (Pages 204-213)

Olga Nikolaevna Kapelko & Georgiy Gennadievich Malinetskiy

Chapter 21 - What do we need for quality education: The introduction of collective reasoning into the educational process and pedagogy of the future (Pages 214-222)

Alla Vasilievna Guseva, Ekaterina Kozina, & Olga Nikolaevna Kapelko

Chapter 22 - Strategy inventory for language learning: Findings of a validation study in Greece (Pages 223-236)

Konstantinos Petrogiannis & Zoe Gavriilidou

Chapter 23 - Emotion socialization practices of early childhood educators (Pages 237-247)

Christelle Robert, Sylvain Coutu, Diane Dubeau, & Annie Bérubé

Chapter 24 - Emotional literacy education in a Hong Kong university: Reflection and proposal (Pages 248-258)

Amy Lee Wai Sum

Chapter 25 - Reproduction of inequality through private out-of-school education (Pages 259-269)

Derya Keskin Demirer

Chapter 26 - Four-dimensional modeling: A tool for implementing the arts education act in music education at a school in Taiwan (Pages 270-279)

Hua Hui Tseng

Chapter 27 - The Cosmodernity: A transcultural approach for the global citizenship education proposed by UNESCO (Pages 280-290)

Javier Collado Ruano, Dante Augusto Galeffi, & Roberto Leon Inacio Ponczek

Chapter 28 - Using the Spelit analysis technique for organizational transitions (Pages 291-300)

June Schmieder-Ramirez & Leo Mallette

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