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International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 29, No. 2 pp. 117–124
This article considers the challenge of sustainable change and development in education from the perspective of complexity theory. Complexity theory’s concept of emergence implies that, given a significant degree of complexity in a particular...
Why do primary school students drop out in poor, rural China? A portrait sketched in a remote mountain village
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 32, No. 4 (July 2012) pp. 537–545
In this paper we consider why students in poor and rural regions of China are dropping out of school in numbers that may be greater than official statistics admit. With questions about education quality among the most intractable in Education for...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 25, No. 3 (May 2005) pp. 221–235
This paper addresses the problem of post-Apartheid South African schools as ineffective learning environments, and the question whether there are strategies for enhancing learning that are more effective and that might be more easily and...
Using A Distance Learning virtual Flipchart to Share Instructional Resources for Pre-Service Teacher Education Programs Among A Consortium of Five Texas Colleges
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2036–2039
Five private Texas institutions of higher education, with support of the Texas Legislature and Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) have created a consortium whose purpose is to maximize and share instructional resources. The consortium ...
Glen Bull; Marshall George; Melanie Shoffner; Cheryl Mason Bolick; John Lee; Janice Anderson; David Slykhuis; Joe Garofalo; Robin Angotti; Elizabeth West; Mary Herring; Sara Dexter; Abbie Brown; Mark Hofer
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 12, No. 2 (June 2012) pp. 115–121
Representatives from ten specialty professional associations affiliated with the National Technology Leadership Coalition (NTLC) are collaborating with Microsoft Corporation to develop an innovative professional development opportunity for teacher...