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The Resource Class size : Eastern and Western perspectives, edited by Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Maurice Galton, Kwok-Chan Lai, and John Chi-Kin Lee

Class size : Eastern and Western perspectives, edited by Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Maurice Galton, Kwok-Chan Lai, and John Chi-Kin Lee

Label
Class size : Eastern and Western perspectives
Title
Class size
Title remainder
Eastern and Western perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Maurice Galton, Kwok-Chan Lai, and John Chi-Kin Lee
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book captures the range of views and evidence on class size across the world; seeks to clarify these deeply held views and move toward a clearer view of what we know and do not know about class size effects; and identify future steps in terms of policy and research. Of all the issues in education, debate about the effects of class sizes in schools is probably the most long standing and contentious
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
371.2/51
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • charts
Index
index present
LC call number
LB3013.2
LC item number
.C53 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Blatchford, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Class size
Label
Class size : Eastern and Western perspectives, edited by Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Maurice Galton, Kwok-Chan Lai, and John Chi-Kin Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Introduction -- Bringing together east and west approaches to the class size issue: an introduction to 'Class size: eastern and western perspectives -- Part II: Social-cultural and political context -- Eastern and western perspectives: educational and policy contexts and how they have shaped approaches to class size -- East Asian contexts of small class teaching: policies and practices -- Part III: research evidence on class size -- Long term impacts of class size reduction --Research on class size in France -- Is it true that class size matter? a critical review of research on class size effects -- The right question i the debates about class size: Why is the (positive) effect so small? -- Part IV:Class size and classroom processes -- Does class size (still) matter? -- Creating autonomus learners in small classes: a Hong Kong perspective -- Part V: professional development for small class teaching -- Teachers' professional development for small class teaching in Hong Kong and Taiwan -- Teachers' professional development for small class teaching in Shangai --Catering for diversity in small classes in Nanjing -- Curriculum adaptation in small class environment in Hong Kong -- Enhancing the effectiveness of small class teaching through innovative learning environments in Hong Kong schools -- Utilizing pedagogical strategies of the learner-centered model in primary small class teaching settings in Hong Kong -- Part VI: future development -- Eastern and western approaches to class size: conclusions and future directions
Control code
ocn928239080
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 291 pages ;
Isbn
9781138793781
Lccn
2015043066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
(OCoLC)928239080
Label
Class size : Eastern and Western perspectives, edited by Peter Blatchford, Kam Wing Chan, Maurice Galton, Kwok-Chan Lai, and John Chi-Kin Lee
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I: Introduction -- Bringing together east and west approaches to the class size issue: an introduction to 'Class size: eastern and western perspectives -- Part II: Social-cultural and political context -- Eastern and western perspectives: educational and policy contexts and how they have shaped approaches to class size -- East Asian contexts of small class teaching: policies and practices -- Part III: research evidence on class size -- Long term impacts of class size reduction --Research on class size in France -- Is it true that class size matter? a critical review of research on class size effects -- The right question i the debates about class size: Why is the (positive) effect so small? -- Part IV:Class size and classroom processes -- Does class size (still) matter? -- Creating autonomus learners in small classes: a Hong Kong perspective -- Part V: professional development for small class teaching -- Teachers' professional development for small class teaching in Hong Kong and Taiwan -- Teachers' professional development for small class teaching in Shangai --Catering for diversity in small classes in Nanjing -- Curriculum adaptation in small class environment in Hong Kong -- Enhancing the effectiveness of small class teaching through innovative learning environments in Hong Kong schools -- Utilizing pedagogical strategies of the learner-centered model in primary small class teaching settings in Hong Kong -- Part VI: future development -- Eastern and western approaches to class size: conclusions and future directions
Control code
ocn928239080
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xvi, 291 pages ;
Isbn
9781138793781
Lccn
2015043066
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, charts
System control number
(OCoLC)928239080

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