The SAGE Handbook of Comparative Studies in Education

Editors: Suter, Larry E., Smith, Emma and Denman, Brian D.
Publication Year: 2019
Publisher: Sage UK

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-52-641946-0
Category: Social Sciences - Education
Image Count: 49
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

The SAGE Handbook of Comparative Studies in Education explores international educational practices and behaviours through new research and review of existing research.

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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