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How the world learns: comparative educational systems - season 1 [electronic resource].

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (24 video files (approximately 720 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States]: The Great Courses , 2015.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Episode 3 Education Is Life Episode 7 When Culture Invades the Classroom Episode 11 Why Blame the Teacher? Episode 14 Who Is Accountable for Education? Episode 19 The Foundations of Civil Society Episode 20 From National Student to Global Citizen Episode 21 The Problem with Teaching's Best Practices Episode 5 What Should We Compare about Education? Episode 12 Gender Pipeline Lifts Equality Dream Episode 4 Evidence-Based Policy Making in Education Episode 15 How Parents Shape Student Outcomes Episode 18 Turning a Good Teacher into a Great One Episode 22 A School inside Your Phone? Episode 8 Germany and Japan's Shattered Expectations Episode 23 The Rich-and-Poor Learning Cycle Episode 24 How to Fix Education: Heart, Head, Hands Episode 6 The World Learns from Horace Mann Episode 9 Borrowing Foreign School Cultures Episode 13 Gulf Schools: The Non-National Advantage Episode 2 Sputnik Launches the Science-Math Race Episode 10 The Value in Linking School to Jobs Episode 1 The Global Challenge to Educate Episode 16 Reading, Writing, and Religion Episode 17 International Test Scores: All and Nothing.
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America's blueprint for mass education has been followed across the globe-yet international student assessments show achievement varies sharply, with the U.S. and much of Europe typically scoring average, at best. Not surprisingly, this state of affairs has sparked anxieties about an educational crisis. In these 24 thought-provoking lectures led by an Associate Professor of Comparative and International Education, you'll take a meaningful look at education around the world to understand why.
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Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.

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