Comparative and international education : an introduction to theory, method, and practice
- David Phillips and Michele Schweisfurth.
- 2nd edition.
- London ; New York : Bloomsbury Academic, 2014.
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- xiv, 222 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Education Library (Cubberley)
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-210) and index.
- Foreword by Professor Erwin H. Epstein Introduction 1. Making comparisons 2. How comparative education has developed 3. Domains of practice and fields of inquiry in international education 4. Education and national development: An introduction to key ideas and questions 5. Comparative education: method 6. Researching education and development: Perspectives, practicalities, and ethics 7. Comparative education research: survey outcomes and their uses 8. Outcomes of comparative education: Selected themes Conclusions References.
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- Publisher's Summary
- With a foreword by Professor Erwin H. Epstein. A unique introduction to this important field, providing a comprehensive overview of the key themes, including:- defining comparative and international education- how comparative studies in education have developed- methodological approaches to comparative and international education research- the relationship between education and national development- the power of comparative studies in investigating student achievement and school effectiveness- what comparative studies have taught us about educational issues such as policy borrowing, processes of transition, post-conflict education, education in small states, pedagogy, and citizenship.
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- This revised and updated second edition of Comparative and International Education: An Introduction to Theory, Method and Practice provides a comprehensive and authoritative introduction to the key themes, definitions and approaches in this important field. It covers the history, theory, and methods of comparative and international education, as well as the relationship with education and national development, and outlines what we can learn from comparative studies. Clear explanations are complemented with examples of real research in the field including work on policy borrowing, learner-centred pedagogy and university internationalization.
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