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The SAGE Handbook of Comparative Studies in Education

The SAGE Handbook of Comparative Studies in Education

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July 2019 | 608 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Larry Suter
Larry Suter, Emma Smith and Brian Denman
Editors’ Introduction
Part 1: The Status of Comparative Education Research
Larry Suter
Chapter 1: The Status of Comparative Education Research in the 21st Century: An Empiricists View
Brian D. Denman
Chapter 2: Critical challenges in approaches and experience in comparative education research
Wing On Lee
Chapter 3: Enduring Issues in Education: Comparative Perspectives
Rui Yang
Chapter 4: Riddled with Gaping Wounds: An Methodological Critique of Comparative and International Studies in Education
Part 2: Measurement Methods in Comparative Education Research
Fons J. R. van de Vijver, Nina Jude, Susanne Kuger
Chapter 5: Challenges in International Large-Scale Educational Surveys
Mary Ainley and John Ainley
Chapter 6: Non-cognitive attributes: Measurement and meaning
Leslie Rutkowski and David Rutkowski
Chapter 7: Methodological Challenges to Measuring Heterogeneous Populations Internationally
Guirimo Solano-Flores
Chapter 8: Implementing Assessments in New Cultures
Jae Park
Chapter 9: Research Design Issues in Qualitative Analysis of International Comparisons
David A. Turner
Chapter 10: Mixed Methods in Education: Visualising the quality of quantitative data
Part 3: Research practices in Comparative Studies of Education
Larry E. Suter
Chapter 11: Growth and Development of Large-scale International Comparative Studies and their Influence on Comparative Education Thinking
Ming-Te Wang, Jessica L. Degol, Jiesi Guo
Chapter 12: The Meaning of Motivation to Learn in Cross-National Comparisons: A Review of Recent International Research on Ability, Self-concept, and Interest
Christine Salzer and Manfred Prenzel
Chapter 13: Examining change over time in international large-scale assessments: Lessons learned from PISA
Michele Schweisfurth
Chapter 14: Qualitative Comparative Education Research: perennial issues, new approaches and good practice
Anna-Katharina Praetorius, Wida Rogh, Courtney Bell and Eckhard Klieme
Chapter 15: Methodological challenges in conducting international research on teaching quality using standardized observations
J. Douglas Willlms & Lucia Tramonte
Chapter 16: The Measurement and Use of Socioeconomic Status in Educational Research
Part 4: Lessons from International Comparisons of Student Behaviors
Abbie Raikes, Dawn Davis and Anna Burton
Chapter 17: Early Childhood Care and Education in the Era of Sustainable Development: Balancing Local and Global Priorities
Gerard Ferrer-Esteban, Monica Mincu, and Larry Suter
Chapter 18: Age transitions in formal schooling
Dominic Wyse & Jacob Anders
Chapter 19: Primary education curricula across the world: qualitative and quantitative methodology in international comparison
Siyuan Feng & Mark Bray
Chapter 20: Outside-School-Time Activities and Shadow Education
Leland S. Cogan and William H. Schmidt
Chapter 21: Measuring Opportunity: Two Perspectives on the “Black Box” of School Learning
Larry Suter and Emma Smith
Chapter 22: What can international comparative tests tell us about the future supply of highly skilled STEM workers?
Part 5: International comparisons of Instruction
Motoko Akiba, Cassandra Howard and Guodong Liang
Chapter 23: Comparative Research on Teacher Learning Communities in a Global Context
T. M Hathaway
Chapter 24: Teaching instructional practices: Play-based learning: supporting the transition from early years to primary education
Laura O’Dwyer and Catherine Paolucci
Chapter 25: Challenges in Practice: A Critical Examination of Efforts to Link Teacher Practices and Student Achievement
Christopher C. Blakesley, Donna J. Menke and W. James Jacob
Chapter 26: Global Higher Education Trends: Implications for Policy and Practice
Nancy Law and Leming Liang
Chapter 27: Digital Technologies and Educational Transformation
Gustavo E. Fischman, Pasi Sahlberg, Iveta Silova and Amelia Marcetti Topper
Chapter 28: International Large-scale Student Assessments and Their Impact on National School Reforms
Part 6: Influence of large scale assessments on policy
Larry E. Suter
Chapter 29: Changes in the World-wide Distribution of Large-Scale International Assessments
Martin Carnoy
Chapter 30: The Uneasy Relation Between International Testing and Comparative Education Research
Colin Power
Chapter 31: Global and local dissonance when comparing nation states and educational performance
Adriana Viteri and Pablo Zoido
Chapter 32: Building learning assessment systems in Latin America and the Caribbean

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ISBN: 9781526419460