Tag Archives: Studies

Policy Studies for Educational Leaders: An Introduction (3rd Edition)

This comprehensive book encourages future educational leaders to be proactive rather than reactive, and arms them with an understanding of educational policy and the important political theories upon which it is based. Coverage addresses theory, analysis, development, and implementation of educational policy, with the knowledge base of the typical reader in mind. It explores the […]

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Selected Studies: for Flute (Rubank Educational Library)

(Woodwind Method). These excellent studies are the next step for students who have completed the advanced level method for their instrument. The full-page etudes in this series, key-centered and supported by scale and arpeggio exercises, take the student to that next level of performance wherein their accumulated skills allow them to play full-length performance pieces […]

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Theory and Educational Research: Toward Critical Social Explanation (Critical Youth Studies)

Most empirical researchers avoid the use of theory in their studies, providing data but little or no social explanation. Theoreticians, on the other hand, rarely test their ideas with empirical projects. As this groundbreaking volume makes clear, however, neither data nor theory alone is adequate to the task of social explanation―rather they form and inform […]

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Educational Technology in Practice: Research and Practical Case Studies from the Field (Educational Design and Technology in the Knowledge Society)

The field of educational technology is one that requires a high level of problem solving critical thinking, and interpersonal skills to solve problems that are often complex and multi-dimensional. Analyzing cases provides an opportunity to explore professional issues through an environment that allows action researchers, practitioners and students to analyze and reflect on relevant theories […]

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7 Great YouTube Channels for Social Studies Teachers

A few weeks ago, we shared with you here in EdTech and mLearning a chart featuring some of the best YouTube channels for teachers.  Following this post we received a couple of requests to include channels for social studies teachers. So we went ahead and curated for you the collection below. These are some of […]

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Educational Studies Students Present TED-style Talks

Friday June 24th, students, educators, and community members gathered together in Glendening Annex to witness the final presentations of nine students in EDUC 206: Education in America, a summer course conducted by Lesile Moore, director of student teaching, and Stephen Warner. Each student presented on important issues affecting American education, as well as solutions to […]

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Educational Studies Student Wins Honors Research Symposium

May 05, 2016 Photos by Stephen Ironside Elizabeth Freeman, from top, won first place, Caitlin Anderson won second and Jessica Bell won third. Elizabeth Freeman, a senior in the College of Education and Health Professions, won first place in the college’s annual Honors Research Symposium with her thesis project titled “An Evaluation of the Effectiveness […]

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Wheels in the Head: Educational Philosophies of Authority, Freedom, and Culture from Confucianism to Human Rights (Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education)

In this popular text Joel Spring provocatively analyzes the ideas of traditional and non-traditional philosophies from Confucianism to human rights regarding the contribution of education to the creation of a democratic society.  The goal is to explore how governments use education to control and manage their populations, and to examine forms of education that claim […]

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Some Very Good Educational Resources for Social Studies Teachers

January 25, 2016Today’s post in EdTech Charts series features a compilation of some of the best resources for social studies teachers. These are all tools and apps we have reviewed in previous posts here in EdTech and mLearning. Our purpose is to provide social studies teachers with a handy resource where they can quickly access […]

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Policy Studies for Educational Leaders: An Introduction (4th Edition) (Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership)

In this Fourth Edition of renowned authority Frances Fowler’s Policy Studies for Educational Leaders, future educational leaders and actual K-12 administrators get a solid, comprehensive grounding in education policy and the policy process and the important political theories upon which it is based. Included is essential background information about the cultural, economic, demographic, and institutional […]

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A New Collection of Web Tools for Social Studies Teachers

November 19, 2015Below is a collection of some very good websites for social studies teachers which we have curated from Graphite. We have particularly focused on new websites which are featured here for the first time. To check out other social studies tools we reviewed in the past, read this post. From lesson plans and […]

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4 Significant Apps for Social Studies Teachers

September 5, 2015Below are four free educational iPad apps we want to bring to your attention. While they can be used across different content areas, these apps are particularly useful for social studies teachers. From reading about the world’s endangered species to exploring the nuances of world history through documents and photos, these apps are […]

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Case Studies on Educational Administration (6th Edition) (Allyn & Bacon Educational Leadership)

A collection of case studies for prospective school administrators that emphasizes problem solving, decision-making, and effective management. Based on the conviction that effective practice in school administration requires both leadership and management, this text provides a mix of problems that require administrative decisions as presented in 24 open-ended case studies. In today’s reform-minded, information-based society, […]

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7 Clever Tips to Stay Productive During Studies [for Students & Teachers]

May, 2015 It is a real challenge for both students and teachers to stay productive all day long, especially if learning takes a substantial part of the daytime. There are so many reasons for distraction! Children may easily go on watching TV instead of reading textbooks, playing tablet games instead of doing researches and so […]

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