Education in the USSR

Author: Joseph I. Zajda
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 148315758X
Format: PDF
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Education in the USSR examines the current and official Soviet educational philosophy, with emphasis on social, moral, and political aspects of Soviet education. Organized into five chapters, this book begins with a discussion on the origins of Soviet educational philosophy. Then, the Soviet school as an organization is explained. Subsequent chapters elucidate the moral education and political socialization of Soviet schoolchildren, and the education for labor, patriotism, and defense. The education of Soviet teachers is also addressed.

Tertiary Education

Author: A. D. C. Peterson
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483181170
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Techniques of Teaching, Volume Three: Tertiary Education focuses on the practices, methods, techniques, and approaches involved in tertiary education from the British standpoint. The selection first elaborates on the teaching of English and college and university teaching, including teaching trends which may develop in the future, techniques of teaching in use, and the role and influence of college teachers. The book then examines vocational education, as well as vocational education in art, medicine, engineering, and teaching. The manuscript takes a look at adult education, mass education for illiterates, and teaching by correspondence. Topics include examinations for correspondence students, preparation and correction of lessons, types of correspondence schools, classes of home students, teaching methods, personal skills and activities, and some common requirements. The selection is a vital source of information for students and educators interested in the techniques employed in tertiary education.

Education and National Development

Author: Ingemar Fägerlind
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483154491
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Education and National Development: A Comparative Perspective discusses the correlation between education and national development. The book is comprised of nine chapters that cover several concerns regarding the subject matter, such as the theoretical underpinning, dimensions, policies, and practice. The first chapter discusses the origins of modern development thought, while the second chapter talks about how formal schooling can serve as an ""agent of change"". Chapters 3, 4, and 5 cover the various dimension development, which are economic growth, employment, quality of life, and political system. Chapter 6 discusses strategies for educational reform, while Chapter 7 deals with the evaluation of development policy. The eighth chapter provides a comparative discourse about education and development under capitalism and socialism. Chapter 9 talks about education, the state, and development. The book will be of great interest to readers concerned about how education correlates with national development.

Traffic Planning and Engineering

Author: F. D. Hobbs
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483137465
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Traffic Planning and Engineering, Second Edition takes into account underlying trends in traffic planning and engineering. In this edition, Chapter 3 has been remodeled, focusing on the techniques on conducting surveys and their subsequent analysis. Further emphasis has also been provided on environmental management and the central role of computers in all aspects of traffic planning and engineering. The topics discussed in this book include administration and planning in traffic engineering; traffic studies; traffic surveys and analysis; parking; traffic and environmental management; and road user, the vehicle and the road. The traffic stream and capacity; traffic control systems; street lighting, traffic signs, and carriageway markings; and accidents and road safety are also deliberated in this text. This publication is valuable to traffic engineering students, as well as individuals researching on techniques to achieve the safe and efficient movement of people and goods on roadways.

International Education and the Next Generation Workforce Competition in the Global Economy

Author: Wang, Victor C. X.
Publisher: IGI Global
ISBN: 1466644990
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Education is the first stage in developing a viable, dynamic, and long-lived global economy. Unfortunately, in times of economic hardship, educational programs, teacher salaries, and extracurricular opportunities are often the first to be cut. International Education and the Next-Generation Workforce: Competition in the Global Economy presents a detailed discussion of present educational principles and policies, and their impact on the effectiveness of education in a multi-national context. The chapters in this pivotal reference contribute to the body of literature bridging the gap between the fields of business and education, providing educators and business professionals at all levels with an instruction manual for the next generation of employment-focused teaching and learning.