Functional Performance in Older Adults

Editor/Author Bonder, Bette and Bello-Haas, Vanina Dal
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: F.A.Davis Company

ISBN: 978-0-8036-4605-6
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 49
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2020
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The ideal resource for rehabilitation professionals who are working with or preparing to work with older adults! You'll find descriptions of the normal aging process, discussions of how health and social factors can impede your clients' ability to participate in regular activities, and step-by-step guidance on how to develop strategies for maximizing their well-being.

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Table of Contents

    • List of Figures
    • List of Tables
    • Notes on the Editors and Contributors
    • Preface - Larry E. Suter
    • Methods and Practice in Comparative Education Research: Models, Ontologies and Epistemologies - Larry E. Suter, Emma Smith and Brian D. Denman
    • Part I: The Status of Comparative Education Research
    • 1. The Status of Comparative Education Research in the 21st Century: An Empiricist's View - Larry E. Suter
    • 2. Critical Challenges in Approaches and Experience in Comparative Education Research - Brian D. Denman
    • 3. Enduring Issues in Education: Comparative Perspectives - Wing On Lee
    • 4. Riddled with Gaping Wounds: A Methodological Critique of Comparative and International Studies in Education: Views of a Professor - Rui Yang
    • Part II: Measurement Methods in Comparative Education Research
    • 5. Challenges in International Large-Scale Educational Surveys - Fons J. R. van de Vijver, Nina Jude and Susanne Kuger
    • 6. Non-Cognitive Attributes: Measurement and Meaning - Mary Ainley and John Ainley
    • 7. Methodological Challenges to Measuring Heterogeneous Populations Internationally - Leslie Rutkowski and David Rutkowski
    • 8. The Participation of Latin American Countries in International Assessments: Assessment Capacity, Validity, and Fairness - Guillermo Solano-Flores
    • 9. Validity Issues in Qualitative and Quantitative Research of Cross-National Studies - Jae Park
    • 10. Mixed Methods in Education: Visualising the Quality of Quantitative Data - David A. Turner
    • Part III: Research Practices in Comparative Studies of Education
    • 11. Growth and Development of Large-Scale International Comparative Studies and their Influence on Comparative Education Thinking - Larry E. Suter
    • 12. The Meaning of Motivation to Learn in Cross-National Comparisons: A Review of Recent International Research on Ability, Self-Concept, and Interest - Ming-Te Wang, Jessica L. Degol and Jiesi Guo
    • 13. Examining Change over Time in International Large-Scale Assessments: Lessons Learned from PISA - Christine Salzer and Manfred Prenzel
    • 14. Qualitative Comparative Education Research: Perennial Issues, New Approaches and Good Practice - Michele Schweisfurth
    • 15. Methodological Challenges in Conducting International Research on Teaching Quality Using Standardized Observations - Anna-Katharina Praetorius, Wida Rogh, Courtney Bell and Eckhard Klieme
    • 16. The Measurement and Use of Socioeconomic Status in Educational Research - J. Douglas Willms and Lucia Tramonte
    • Part IV: Lessons from International Comparisons of Student Behavior
    • 17. Early Childhood Care and Education in the Era of Sustainable Development: Balancing Local and Global Priorities - Abbie Raikes, Dawn Davis and Anna Burton
    • 18. Equity of Access to Pre-Primary Education and Long-Term Benefits: A Cross-Country Analysis - Gerard Ferrer-Esteban, Larry E. Suter and Monica Mincu
    • 19. Primary Education Curricula across the World: Qualitative and Quantitative Methodology in International Comparison - Dominic Wyse and Jake Anders
    • 20. Outside-School-Time Activities and Shadow Education - Siyuan Feng and Mark Bray
    • 21. Measuring Opportunity: Two Perspectives on the ‘Black Box’ of School Learning - Leland S. Cogan and William H. Schmidt
    • 22. What Can International Comparative Tests Tell Us about the Future Supply of Highly Skilled STEM Workers? - Larry E. Suter and Emma Smith
    • Part V: International Comparisons of Instruction
    • 23. Comparative Research on Teacher Learning Communities in a Global Context - Motoko Akiba, Cassandra Howard and Guodong Liang
    • 24. Teaching Instructional Practices: Play-Based Learning - Supporting the Transition from Early Years to Primary Education - Tanya Hathaway
    • 25. Challenges in Practice: A Critical Examination of Efforts to Link Teacher Practices and Student Achievement - Laura M. O'Dwyer and Catherine Paolucci
    • 26. Global Higher Education Trends: Implications for Policy and Practice - Christopher C. Blakesley, Donna J. Menke and W. James Jacob
    • 27. Digital Technologies and Educational Transformation - Nancy Law and Leming Liang
    • 28. International Large-Scale Student Assessments and their Impact on National School Reforms - Gustavo E. Fischman, Pasi Sahlberg, Iveta Silova and Amelia Marcetti Topper
    • Part VI: Influence of Large-Scale Assessments on Policy
    • 29. Changes in the World-Wide Distribution of Large-Scale International Assessments - Larry E. Suter
    • 30. The Uneasy Relation between International Testing and Comparative Education Research - Martin Carnoy
    • 31. Global and Local Dissonance when Comparing Nation-States and Educational Performance - Colin Power
    • 32. Building Learning Assessment Systems in Latin America and the Caribbean - Adriana Viteri and Pablo Zoido