Forefronts in Research (Google eBook)

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Cynthia S. Sunal, Kagendo Mutua
IAP, Jan 1, 2005 - Education - 245 pages
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Research in Education in Africa, The Caribbean, and The Middle East, the Book Series provides a comprehensive view of current and emerging educational knowledge, research, strategies, and policy in these regions. Submissions from all disciplines, as well interdisciplinary perspectives are welcome if manuscripts conform to basic book series goals. The Series goals are: 1). Provide a forum for the dissemination of research on education in the region, 2). Disseminate ideas that enhance both the practical and theoretical aspects of education in the region, 3). Further knowledge and understanding of emerging trends and movements in education in the region and 4). Foster debate about issues such as indigenizing education, women's education, or disability education in the region
  

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Contents

Forefronts in Research on Education in Africa the Caribbean
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RESEARCH ON EDUCATION IN AFRICA
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Development of a Questionnaire for Monitoring the Success of OutcomesBased Learning Environments in rural Classrooms in South Africa
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Instructional Materials Revision A Multiple Comparison Study at the Sudan
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Teaching Mathematics in the Spirit of Education Reform
51
Student Councils in Ghana and the Formation of the Liberal Democratic Citizen
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South African Students Anchoring Strategies in Geometrical Reflections
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The Quality Dilemma An Ethnographic Study of Rural Education in Northern Ghana
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Problems Faced by Jamaican Schools
139
Cognitive Abilities of United Arab Emirates Female Education
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The Challenge of Educational Reform in the New Regime States
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Dance as a Medium Within Traumatized Palestinian Communities in the West Bank and Gaza
197
Reflections on Policy and Practice of Schools
211
Epilogue
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About the Authors
239
Copyright

Environmental Education in Cuba The Potential of a Third World Country
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About the author (2005)

Kagendo Mutua is Assistant Professor of Special Education at The University of Alabama. Beth Blue Swadener is Professor of Curriculum and Instruction at Arizona State University.

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