eBook International Education: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Issues and Systems, 1st Edition

  • Daniel Ness
  • Chia-Ling Lin
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  • ISBN-10: 0765682966
  • ISBN-13: 9780765682963
  • DDC: 370.3
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 834 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released January 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

This encyclopedia is the most current and exhaustive reference available on international education. It provides thorough, up-to-date coverage of key topics, concepts, and issues, as well as in-depth studies of approximately 180 national educational systems throughout the world. Articles examine education broadly and at all levels--from primary grades through higher education, formal to informal education, country studies to global organizations.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Editors.
Foreword by Gary Natriello.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
1: Topics in International Education.
2: Topics in International Education: Introduction.
3: Sociopolitical and Cultural Issues in Education.
4: Terms Associated with Race and Culture in Education.
5: Education and Racial Discrimination.
6: Racial Diversity (Multiculturalism), Education, and Progress.
7: Children's and Adolescents' Rights Worldwide.
8: Children's Physical Health Issues.
9: Children's Mental Health.
10: Parenting.
11: Drugs and Alcohol.
12: Poverty and Education.
13: Child Labor and Education.
14: Violence, War, and Education.
15: Gender and Education.
16: Gender Disparity Worldwide.
17: Globalization, Gender, and Education.
18: Gender and Achievement.
19: Educational Access and Opportunities.
20: Gendered Mind.
21: Formal Education.
22: Curriculum.
23: Instruction.
24: Assessment.
25: Early Childhood Education.
26: Primary Education.
27: Secondary Education.
28: Tertiary Education.
29: International Comparisons in Academic Subjects.
30: Accreditation and Licensure.
31: Teacher Preparation Around the World.
32: Informal Education.
33: Experiential Education.
34: Expert/Novice Situations.
35: Home, Museums, and Libraries.
36: Issues and Challenges of Informal Education.
37: Learning at Work.
38: Out-of-School-Time Programs.
39: Content, Curriculum, and Resources.
40: Curriculum in Education from a Historical Perspective.
41: Ethnomathematics.
42: Ethnoscience.
43: Humanities, Arts, and Education.
44: Worker Education, Education for Emancipation, and Education Unions.
45: Intellectual and Motor Development.
46: Cognition and Learning: An International Perspective.
47: Basic Cognitive Functions.
48: Complex Cognitive Functions.
49: Linguistic Development.
50: Levels of Intellectual Development.
51: Psychomotor Development.
52: Quantitative Development.
53: Spatial Development.
54: Technologies and Global Education.
55: History and Development of Technology Education.
56: Information and Communication Technologies and Challenges.
57: Synchronous and Asynchronous E-Learning.
58: The Internet.
59: Technology in Rich and Poor Countries.
60: Technology and the Curriculum.
61: Future of Technology.
62: Institutions of Education Throughout the World.
63: Global Monetary Agencies for Education.
64: Global Curriculum Organizations.
65: Global Health and Well-Being Organizations.
66: Educational Activist Associations.
67: Teachers Colleges.
68: Systems of Education Throughout the World.
69: Systems of Education Throughout the World: Introduction.
70: Africa.
71: Algeria.
72: Angola.
73: Benin.
74: Botswana.
75: Burkina Faso.
76: Burundi.
77: Cameroon.
78: Central African Republic.
79: Chad.
80: Congo, Democratic Republic of the.
81: Congo, Republic of the.
82: Côte D'Ivoire.
83: Djibouti.
84: Egypt.
85: Equatorial Guinea.
86: Eritrea.
87: Ethiopia.
88: Gabon.
89: The Gambia.
90: Ghana.
91: Guinea.
92: Guinea Bissau.
93: Kenya.
94: Lesotho.
95: Liberia.
96: Libya.
97: Madagascar.
98: Malawi.
99: Mali.
100: Mauritania.
101: Mauritius.
102: Morocco.
103: Mozambique.
104: Namibia.
105: Niger.
106: Nigeria.
107: Rwanda.
108: Senegal.
109: Sierra Leone.
110: Somalia.
111: South Africa.
112: South Sudan.
113: Sudan.
114: Swaziland.
115: Tanzania.
116: Togo.
117: Tunisia.
118: Uganda.
119: Western Sahara.
120: Zambia.
121: Zimbabwe.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Systems of Education Throughout the World.
2: East Asia.
3: Cambodia.
4: China, People's Republic of.
5: China, Republic of (Taiwan).
6: Hong Kong.
7: Indonesia.
8: Japan.
9: Korea, North.
10: Korea, South.
11: Laos.
12: Malaysia.
13: Mongolia.
14: Myanmar (Burma).
15: Philippines.
16: Singapore.
17: Thailand.
18: Timor-Leste.
19: Vietnam.
20: Australia, New Zealand, and Melanesia.
21: Australia.
22: Fiji.
23: New Zealand.
24: Papua New Guinea.
25: Europe.
26: Albania.
27: Andorra.
28: Austria.
29: Belgium.
30: Bosnia and Herzegovina.
31: Bulgaria.
32: Croatia.
33: Cyprus.
34: Czech Republic.
35: Denmark.
36: Finland.
37: France.
38: Germany.
39: Greece.
40: Hungary.
41: Iceland.
42: Ireland.
43: Italy.
44: Liechtenstein.
45: Luxembourg.
46: Macedonia.
47: Monaco.
48: Montenegro.
49: Netherlands.
50: Norway.
51: Poland.
52: Portugal.
53: Romania.
54: San Marino.
55: Serbia.
56: Slovakia.
57: Slovenia.
58: Spain.
59: Sweden.
60: Switzerland.
61: Turkey.
62: United Kingdom.
63: Middle East and South Central Asia.
64: Afghanistan.
65: Bahrain.
66: Bangladesh.
67: Bhutan.
68: India.
69: Iran.
70: Iraq.
71: Israel.
72: Jordan.
73: Kuwait.
74: Lebanon.
75: Nepal.
76: Oman.
77: Pakistan.
78: Palestine.
79: Qatar.
80: Saudi Arabia.
81: Sri Lanka.
82: Syria.
83: United Arab Emirates.
84: Yemen.
85: North America and Caribbean.
86: Bahamas.
87: Belize.
88: Bermuda.
89: Canada.
90: Costa Rica.
91: Cuba.
92: Dominican Republic.
93: El Salvador.
94: Guatemala.
95: Haiti.
96: Honduras.
97: Jamaica.
98: Mexico.
99: Nicaragua.
100: Panama.
101: Puerto Rico.
102: Trinidad and Tobago.
103: United States of America.
104: South America.
105: Argentina.
106: Bolivia.
107: Brazil.
108: Chile.
109: Colombia.
110: Ecuador.
111: Guyana.
112: Paraguay.
113: Peru.
114: Suriname.
115: Uruguay.
116: Venezuela.
117: Post-Soviet Nations.
118: Armenia.
119: Azerbaijan.
120: Belarus.
121: Estonia.
122: Georgia.
123: Kazakhstan.
124: Kyrgyzstan.
125: Latvia.
126: Lithuania.
127: Moldova.
128: Russian Federation.
129: Tajikistan.
130: Turkmenistan.
131: Ukraine.
132: Uzbekistan.
Glossary.
Index.