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

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ISBN-13: 978-989-99389-7-7
Publication date: 2016-07-01

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

Mafalda Carmo

InScience Press is delighted to publish this book entitled Education Applications & Developments II as part of the Advances in Education and Educational Trends series. These series of books comprise authors and editors work to address generalized research, albeit focused in specific sections, in the Education area. 

In this second volume, a dedicated 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. Part of our mission is to serve society with these initiatives and promote knowledge, therefore it requires the reinforcement of research efforts, education and science and cooperation between the most diverse studies and backgrounds.

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 25 high quality chapters organized into 4 sections. The following sections’ and chapters’ objectives provide information on the book contents.

Chapter 1 - An Alternative Model to Professional Development in Multilingual EFL Classrooms: Cooperative Management & Residual Practice (Pages 3-11)

Sibel Ersel Kaymakamoğlu, & Çağda Kıvanç Çağanağa

Chapter 2 - "Fatherhood in the Classroom": When Life as a Father meets the Teaching Profession (Pages 12-18)

Ina Ben-Uri

Chapter 3 - Gender Differences in the Implementation of School-Based Assessment in a Malaysian State (Pages 19-30)

Arsaythamby Veloo, Ruzlan Md-Ali, & Hariharan N. Krishnasamy

Chapter 4 - Inquiry-Based Science Education Modules and their Effects on Teacher Education (Pages 31-46)

Josef Trna & Eva Trnova

Chapter 5 - Process of Continuing Education in the Program School Managers of Public Basic Education (Pages 47-54)

Rita Márcia Andrade Vaz de Mello, Leililene Antunes Soares, José Márcio Silva Barbosa, & Maria das Graças Soares Floresta

Chapter 6 - The Realities of Teaching Adult Learners at the Higher Education Level (Pages 55-64)

Jane Iloanya

Chapter 7 - Evaluating Programming Competence from Explanations (Pages 65-76)

Edward Brown

Chapter 8 - The Quality Chain in Education – A Grid Approach (Pages 77-88)

Dimitrios A. Giannias, & Eleni Sfakianaki

Chapter 9 - Hybridizing L2 Learning: Affordances of the Inverted Class Approach with Online Tasks (Pages 91-100)

Nádia Silveira, & Kyria Rebeca Finardi

Chapter 10 - Engaging the Heterogenous Urban Classroom in an Integrated STEM Course Using Science Research Methods to Develop Apps (Pages 101-111)

Ingrid Montealegre, & Randi M. Zimmerman

Chapter 11 - Mobile Learning in Hong Kong Teacher Education. Pilot Implementation and Evaluation (Pages 112-122)

Irene Chung Man Lam, Chi Ho Yeung, & Yau Yuen Yeung

Chapter 12 - Gamification and Technological Literacy. Educating Electricity Users (Pages 123-134)

Aphrodite Ktena

Chapter 13 - Speech and Language Software in the Intervention of Oral Motor Functions in Autism Spectrum Disorders (Pages 135-143)

Kateřina Vitásková, & Alena Říhová

Chapter 14 - Time and Innovation at School. The Efficacy of Space Learning Method in Classroom (Pages 144-160)

Giuseppina Rita Mangione, Maeca Garzia, & Maria Chiara Pettenati

Chapter 15 - Electivity and Education: An Emotional Way to Learn Significantly (Pages 161-170)

Elena Visconti

Chapter 16 - Promoting Mathematical Modelling as a Competence: Strategies Applied in Problem Solving Activity (Pages 173-184)

Cristina Cavalli Bertolucci, & Paolo Sorzio

Chapter 17 - Social Competences and Organizational Devices in their Relationship to University Students Retention: A Study at UNCUYO (Pages 185-194)

Miriam Aparicio, Graciela Rodríguez, & Mirta Rena

Chapter 18 - The Research on Mothers’ Opinions about School Readiness of their 66-72 Month-Old Children (Pages 195-204)

Devlet Alakoç Pirpir, Çağla Girgin Büyükbayraktar, Canan Yıldız Çiçekler, Rukiye Konuk Er, & Banu Uslu

Chapter 19 - Teaching and Learning in Technology Rich Schools: Traditional Practices in a New Outfit (Pages 205-216)

Catarina Player-Koro, & Dennis Beach

Chapter 20 - Effects of Real-Word Versus Pseudo-Word Phonics Instruction on the Reading and Spelling Achievement in First Graders (Pages 217-228)

Jihan H. Khalifeh Mohamad, & Ahmad Oweini

Chapter 21 - Need for a Democratic Approach to Social Justice in Education and Training (Pages 231-240)

Anne Grethe Sønsthagen

Chapter 22 - Leadership and Applied Ethics in Education: A Mencian Approach (Pages 241-248)

Hua Hui Tseng

Chapter 23 - Financial Education and its Policy in Japan (Pages 249-256)

Suguru Yanata, Kaori Ishibashi, & Takao Nomakuchi

Chapter 24 - Education and Transition to Work: Promoting Practical Intelligence (Pages 257-268)

Giuditta Alessandrini

Chapter 25 - A Study of the Effect of a Computer Environment Business Game (Pages 269-276)

Takao Nomakuchi, Suguru Yanata, & Kaori Ishibashi

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