Issues on Education and Research: Volume 1

Edited by Gregory T. Papanikos

ISBN: 978-960-6672-43-9, 331 pages, Hardback

First published in 2008 by ATINER

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Table of Contents

1.

Issues on Education and Research: An Introduction

Papanikos, G.T.

1

PART I: Learning and Teaching

2.

Instructional Learning Teams: Combining the Power of Japanese Lesson Study with Intellectual Quality

Pfiester, J., Brendefur, J.L., Stewart, R.A., Whitney, B. and Zarbinisky, J.

15

3.

Educational Policy Documents as a Framework for Teacher and Student Identity Construction:

The Case of Norway

Soreide, G.E. and Samara, A.

29

4.

Distance Learning and Gender

Goulao, M.F.,

41

5.

Teachers in the Role of Researchers of their Own Teaching Practice

Hodnik Cadez, T.

51

6.

The Headmasters Role in the Induction of Novice Teachers

Valencic Zuljan, M., Vogrinc, J., Sesek, U. and Zvonka, K.

67

7.

The Opinions of School Principals, Teachers and Inspectors about the Paradigms in Educational Administration

Gungor, S.

81

8.

Importance of Nutrition Education

Ozcelik, A.O., Surucuoglu, M.S. and Akan, L.S.

95

9.

Does Nutrition Education Effect Healthy Food Preferences of Undergraduates?

Aktas, N. and Hakli, G.

109

10.

Efficacy of Computer Assisted Language Learning (Call) Software for English: An Exploration

Pancholi, P.

117

11.

Teacher Used and Training Related to Cooperative Learning as a Teaching Strategy for Economic Education

Van Wyk, M.

129

12.

Content Analysis on Primary Education Turkish Course Books from the Point of Acquiring Critical Thinking Skills

Aslan, C. and Polat, D.

147


 

13.

Confronting Languages Contributions of the Audiovisual Advertising Discourse to the Audiovisual Pedagogical Discourse Contributions to Education

De Araujo Lima, M.S.

161

14.

Mistakes in Thinking: Can Writing Serve the Needs of Developing Criticality in Thinking?

Dayioglu, S. and Arslan, B.

173

PART II: Development and Change

15.

Research into the Trait Anxiety Level of Adolescents

Butun Ayhan, A. and Koksal Akyol, A.

183

16.

Expectations and Satisfaction Level of the Trainees at the Handicrafts Courses arranged within the Framework of Expanded Education

Cittir, T., Kayabasi, N. and Sanli, H.S.

191

17.

Potential of Internal Change in School

Stary, K.

201

18.

Vocational Training of the Disabled Youth: Directions of Improvement

Baranauskiene, I.

209

19.

The Structure of Vocational Self-Determination of Youth (from the age of 14) with Mild Intellectual Disabilities in Educational Process

Elijosius, E. and Rimeikyte, A.

221

20.

Thematic Evaluation of the Theses Completed at Gazi University Vocational Education Faculty the Departments of Handcrafts Education

Guler, M. and Ozdemir, M.

231

21.

A Comparison in Performance between Mature Entry and Matriculation Entry Students focusing on the National Diploma in Building at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Thwala, W.D.

245

22.

L.Vygotskys Cultural-Historical Concept in the Context of Education Studies

Alifanoviene, D.

255

23.

Education Policy and School Leaders

Krastins, V.

265


 

24.

Social Partnership as a Premise for an effective Career Counselors Training

Navickiene, L. and Navikiene, Z.

277

25.

Awareness of National Culture Values in Multicultural Environment at a Primary School

Petere, A. and Volane, E.

287

26.

Creating Win-Win Language Classrooms

Doyran, F.

299

27.

Investigating the Environmental Needs of Primary School Students at the Low Socio-economic Level

Ozkan, Y., Ozdemir, O. and Purutcuoglu, E.

307

28.

Rudolf bellings Contributions to Education of Turkish Sculpture

Cetintas, V.

321