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How the world learns : comparative educational systems / Professor Alexander W. Wiseman.

Wiseman, Alexander W., 1968- (author,, speaker.). Teaching Company, (production company.). Recorded Books, LLC, (distributor.).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library AUDIO CD 371.3 Course Book (Text) 70621000217616 Adult - Audio CD Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library AUDIO CD 371.3 v. 1 (Text) 70621000217647 Adult - Audio CD Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library AUDIO CD 371.3 v. 2 (Text) 70621000217646 Adult - Audio CD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781490699875
  • ISBN: 1490699872
  • Physical Description: 12 audio discs (18 hrs.) : CD audio, digital; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
  • Edition: [PDF workbook version].
  • Publisher: [Chantilly, Va.] : Teaching Co., [2015]
  • Distributor: Prince Frederick, MD : [Distributed by] Recorded Books.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact discs.
The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 24 lectures.
Course no. 2052.
Accompanying PDF contains course workbook in CD-ROM format.
Formatted Contents Note:
The global challenge to educate -- Sputnik launches the science-math race -- Education is life -- Evidence-based policy making in education -- What should we compare about education? -- The world learns from Horace Mann -- When culture invades the classroom -- Germany and Japan's shattered expectations -- Borrowing foreign school cultures -- The value in linking school to jobs -- Why blame the teacher? -- Gender pipeline lifts equality dream -- Gulf schools: the non-national advantage -- Who is accountable for education? -- How parents shape student outcomes -- Reading, writing, and religion -- International test scores: all and nothing -- Turning a good teacher into a great one -- The foundations of civil society -- From national student to global citizen -- The problem with teaching's best practices -- A school inside your phone? -- The rich-and-poor learning cycle -- How to fix education: heart, head, hands.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lecturer: Professor Anexander W. Wiseman, Lehigh University.
Summary, etc.:
Compare global teaching methods and student achievement; consider culture and context to see how success in education can be measures-and improved.
System Details Note:
PDF requires Adobe Reader or PDF reader.
Subject: Comparative education.
International education.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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