Education: Concepts and Practices
Edited by Angeliki Lazaridou, Gregory T. Papanikos & Nicholas Pappas
ISBN:
960-88331-1-6, 800 pages, Hardback
First published in 2004 by ATINER

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Table of Contents

 

 

List of Contributors

xi

 

Introduction

Lazaridou, A., Papanikos, G.T. & Pappas, N.

1

1

Household Contribution to Unit Costs in African Education Systems: The Swaziland Case

Akinkugbe, O.

5

2

Research Methods in Language Studies

Al-Khatib, H.

15

3

Distance Learning: Teaching Without a Face?

Ruiz Corbella, M., Amilburu, M.G. & Bouché Peri, H.

31

4

Identifying Effective Workplace Basic Skills Strategies for Enhancing Employee Development and Productivity

Ananiadou, K.

45

5

The Carnival of Animals by Camill Saint-Saëns in Musically Educational Process

Asenbrenerova, I.

53

6

Iran’s Development Needs Deep Reform in Educational System 

Beheshti, M.B.

61

7

Inequality and Predation Effects on Public Schooling Development

Bilek, A.

69

8

GTP Training – Is Adequate Good Enough?

Brookes, W.

85

9

Learning Online: How to Take a Richer Picture?

Brotcorne, P., Faccin I. & Wilkin L.

103

10

The Teaching of Professionals: Trends and Tools in ‘Teaching- The Teachers’ at University Level

Buddingh, J.

121

11

Data Mining Electronically Linked Part C-Part B Data Sets to Identify Usage Patterns and Predict Need

Carran, D.T., Tsantis, L., Castellani, J. & Baglin, C.A.

139

12

The Influence of Authentic Learning Contexts on the Cognitive Development of Pupils in Visual Art Education

Tacol, T. & Tomšič Čerkez, B.

159

13

Discretion, Errors and Regulation in the Lithuanian School Finance Reform

Chandler, M.W.S.

173

14

The Upgrading of the Underqualified Educator in Southern Africa 

Coetzer, L.

181

15

Liberal Education for Life and Work: A Hong Kong Study

Corrigan, P.C.

189

16

School Principal's Role on Affecting School Culture

Daiktere, I.

199

17

Coping with Change: Addressing School Transitions

Darmody, M.

209

18

Benchmarking of Slovene Municipalities Regarding the Financing of Pre-School and Primary School Education

Devjak, S.

227

19

The Influence of Local Community on the Quality of Preschool Childcare

Devjak, T.

237

20

Use of Scaffolded Problem Solving in an Introductory Physics Course

Doyle, C.

249

21

The Problems of Non-Native Speaking English Teachers in Communicative Language Teaching Classrooms as Opposed to Native Speaking Teachers

Forkan, D.P.

263

22

Study Program “Social Science Teacher” in the Higher Education Institutions of Latvia

Golubeva, A.

275

23

Prospective as an Interdisciplinary Educative Method: A Successful Innovative Experience in the French Wine Sector

Hannin, H.

287

24

Children’s Interpretation of Arithmetic Operations Within a Theory of Representational Mappings

Čadež, T.H.

305

25

Additional Risk Factors Accompanying Disabilities

Koehler, L.J.S & Evans, J.F.

315

26

Controversies of Bologna Process in Transition Context

Kotnik, R.

321

27

 ICT Initiatives of a Developing Country – A Case Study of India

Kumaravel, K.

333

28

Creating a New Educational Assessment Culture in Kosovo

Poussu-Olli, H-S. & Laakkonen, E.

355

29

Researching Educational Change Using the Q Method

Lindsey, J.L. & Rafferty, T.J.

369

30

Educational Environment that Empowers Student to Study: Its Functioning and Influence on Students’ Motivation and Approach to Learning

Lipinskienė, D.

383

31

The Notion of Ethics and Values in Education and Life Learning: An Anthropological Perspective on Identity and Maturity

Louw, D.J.

397

32

Teaching of Ethics in Health Care in Finland: Perspectives of Medical and Nursing Students

Männistö, E.

421

33

Music Education in Greece at the Beginning of the 21st Century

Markea, G.G.

431

34

The Status of Health Related Educational Programs in American Schools as Reported by School Superintendents

McDonald, J. & Lammert, J.

437

35

Effects of Reducing Class Size on the Quality and Distribution of Teachers: Lessons from California’s Class Size Reduction Program

Michaelides, M.P.

447

36

Gender Aspect of Teachers-Pupils Interaction and the Self-Image of Girls

De Munter, A.

459

37

Effective Implementation of a Process, Child-Centred Curriculum: A Case Study of Practice in One Irish Infant Classroom

Murphy, B.

469

38

Development of ICT Infrastructure in Schools in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania

Muuli, V.

485

39

An Alternative View on Teaching Research Methods Courses

Niglas, K.

489

40

Caring Incidents and Ethical Dilemmas in the Classroom-Application of the Blackboard Discussion into Teaching Preservice Teachers  

Nowak-Fabrykowski, K.

503

41

The A-B-C of Reading

Nurmilaakso, M.

515

42

Advance Australian Fairly Gender Equity Policy for Australian Secondary Schools and Narratives of Nationhood

O’Donovan, D.P.

525

43

Theory and Practice in University Teacher Professional Development: Some Elements for Discussion

Pachane, G.G.

545

44

Nurses as Managers: Education and Support for the Role

Paliadelis, P.

559

45

Teacher Quality in Special Education Teacher Candidates: An Action Research Study to Improve Teacher Preparation Practice

Poel, E., & Reyes, L-V.

567

46

Inclusion – A Dream for a Impaired Person or an Option in Our Society?

Poussu-Olli, H-S.

577

47

Interdisciplinary Co-operation in Engineering Science Education

Reijenga, J.C. & Asselbergs L.J.

589

48

For the Pedagogy of Competition: An Introduction to Individualized Instruction  

Roche, L. & Grange T.

607

49

An Investigation of Intellectual Growth in Undergraduate Biology Students Using the Perry Scheme

Selepeng, D.B.

619

50

Can We Manage Schools with Absent Teachers?

Steyn, S.C., Wolhuter, C.C., & de Waal, E.A.S.

641

51

Economic Growth in Transition Economies: An Institutionalist Approach

Susjan, A. & Redek, T.

651

52

A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Vocational Training in Spain

Veiga, C.G., Iglesias, B.C. & Díaz, J.M.

667

53

Activity Structuring, Job Satisfaction and Morale Among University Professors

Wilkin, L.

679

54

How Does a Learning Cycle Promote Self Directed Learning?

Yeotis, C.G., Alagic, M. & Gibson, K.L. 

695

55

Total Quality in Education System: University Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) Perspective Study and its Directions

Omar Kahn, S.B., Khalid, N., Yunus, K., Ghazalli, K., Mat N. & Khan, S. 

709

56

Education Policy Reform, Local Average Treatment Effect and Returns to Schooling from Instrumental Variables in the Philippines

Sakellariou, C.

719

57

An Analysis of Teaching Methodologies for Gifted Students in Science in an Inner City Education Authority in England: Making the Best Better?

Healey, H.

737

58

The Analysis of the Relation Between Education and Economic Growth

Monteils, M.

753

59

A Statistical Model for Performance Examinations of Undergraduate Students

Cagnone, S., Mignani, S. & Ricci, R.

767