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Leadership: A Concise Conceptual Overview, Joseph B. Berger Jan 2014

Leadership: A Concise Conceptual Overview, Joseph B. Berger

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Neoliberalism, Urbanism And The Education Economy: Producing Hyderabad As A ‘Global City’, Sangeeta Kamat May 2011

Neoliberalism, Urbanism And The Education Economy: Producing Hyderabad As A ‘Global City’, Sangeeta Kamat

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Certifying Adult Education Staff And Faculty, Cristine Smith, R. Gomez Jan 2011

Certifying Adult Education Staff And Faculty, Cristine Smith, R. Gomez

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

The Council for Advancement of Adult Literacy (CAAL) commissioned this paper to help inform a CAAL Roundtable in New York City in June 2010. It examines three broad questions: (1) What adult education “certification and credentialing” systems for teachers and staff are currently in use in the U.S. (in terms of standards, requirements, and mechanisms)? (2) What benefits could a comprehensive adult education certification system have—for learners, teachers, and institutions? And (3), based on current practice and understanding, what steps might be taken to further examine difficult issues and develop a comprehensive certification system if one is desired?


Breaking The Language Barrier: A Report On English Language Services In Greater Boston, Cristine Smith, L. Soricone, N. Singh, J. Commings, K. Shields, L. Stacks, A. Tull Jan 2011

Breaking The Language Barrier: A Report On English Language Services In Greater Boston, Cristine Smith, L. Soricone, N. Singh, J. Commings, K. Shields, L. Stacks, A. Tull

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

Assesses Massachusetts' English for Speakers of Other Languages system, demand and supply for services, their quantity and quality, and challenges such as lack of coordination. Recommends ways to reduce gaps in services and raise efficiency and quality.


The Promise And Problems Of Higher Education In Fragile Regions, Joseph B. Berger, Katherine Edmund Hudson Jan 2011

The Promise And Problems Of Higher Education In Fragile Regions, Joseph B. Berger, Katherine Edmund Hudson

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Certifying Adult Education Staff And Faculty, Cristine Smith, Ricardo Gomez Jan 2011

Certifying Adult Education Staff And Faculty, Cristine Smith, Ricardo Gomez

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Aid Debate: Beyond The Liberal/Conservative Divide, Sangeeta Kamat Oct 2010

The Aid Debate: Beyond The Liberal/Conservative Divide, Sangeeta Kamat

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Understanding Educational Leadership In Northwest China, Matthew Militello, Joseph B. Berger Jan 2010

Understanding Educational Leadership In Northwest China, Matthew Militello, Joseph B. Berger

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

The purpose of this study is to develop greater depth of understanding regarding educational leadership development in the five northwestern provinces (Shaanxi, Yinjiang, Gansu, Qinghai, and Ningxia) of the People's Republic of China. The researchers used a mixed method approach of surveys and focused group interviews to gather data regarding the current state of educational leadership training in this under-developed region of China. Findings indicate that most of the educational leaders included in this study have limited teaching experience and relatively low levels of formal education and few, if any, opportunities for training and professional development. However, the participants ...


The Great Dilemma Of Improving Teacher Quality In Adult Learning And Literacy, Cristine Smith Jan 2010

The Great Dilemma Of Improving Teacher Quality In Adult Learning And Literacy, Cristine Smith

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

Recent research from the K-12 field indicates that professional development (PD) is a necessary (although not sufficient) factor in improving teacher quality. The research also clearly identifies ways to make professional learning activities for teachers effective. Yet the adult basic education and literacy (ABEL) field is not, for the most part, making use of this evidence in the design and support of PD for its teachers. The dilemma is that evidence-based teacher preparation practice can contribute to improved teacher quality, but it requires restructuring the way PD services are offered to the wide range of ABEL teachers. In this paper ...


Improving Higher Education Through User-Inspired Research: Findings From Multi-National Needs Assessments, Joseph B. Berger Nov 2009

Improving Higher Education Through User-Inspired Research: Findings From Multi-National Needs Assessments, Joseph B. Berger

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Improving Higher Education Through User-Inspired Research: Findings From Multi-National Needs Assessments, Joseph B. Berger Nov 2009

Improving Higher Education Through User-Inspired Research: Findings From Multi-National Needs Assessments, Joseph B. Berger

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Stitching The Pieces Together To Reveal Generalised Patterns: Systematic Research Reviews, Secondary Re-Analyses, Case-To-Case Comparisons, And Meta-Syntheses Of Qualitative Research Studies, Gretchen Rossman, L. Yore, B. Hand, M. C. Shelley Ii Jan 2009

Stitching The Pieces Together To Reveal Generalised Patterns: Systematic Research Reviews, Secondary Re-Analyses, Case-To-Case Comparisons, And Meta-Syntheses Of Qualitative Research Studies, Gretchen Rossman, L. Yore, B. Hand, M. C. Shelley Ii

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Education And Social Equity With A Special Focus On Scheduled Castes And Scheduled Tribes In Elementary Education, Sangeeta Kamat May 2008

Education And Social Equity With A Special Focus On Scheduled Castes And Scheduled Tribes In Elementary Education, Sangeeta Kamat

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Producing Literacy And Civil Society: The Case Of Senegal, Bjorn Harald Nordtveit Jan 2008

Producing Literacy And Civil Society: The Case Of Senegal, Bjorn Harald Nordtveit

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

Donor and financial institutions, such as the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), and others, often promote market-based solutions for the delivery of public services in developing countries. This article examines the use of such market approaches by the World Bank to hire for-profit and nonprofit nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) to implement aWomen’s Literacy Project (WLP) in Senegal. This particular project has been touted as one of the “best” of the large literacy projects in Senegal, and it has been extended as a model by the World Bank in other West African countries, including Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Guinea ...


Moving Beyond Cultural Barriers: Successful Strategies Of Female Technology Education Teachers, Raymond R. Mccarthy, Joseph B. Berger Jan 2008

Moving Beyond Cultural Barriers: Successful Strategies Of Female Technology Education Teachers, Raymond R. Mccarthy, Joseph B. Berger

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

Women are underrepresented in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math fields of study and careers with a subset of STEM--Technology Education--possibly one of the least integrated fields for women as students and as professionals (Akmal, Oaks, & Barker, 2004; Braundy, 2004; Braundy, Petrina, Dalley & Paxton, 2000; Zuga, 1996; Zuga, 1999). What accounts for this situation and what are potential remedies? The purpose of this study was to learn about the ways in which female technology education teachers understand sources of influence on their career choices. The findings from this study are intended to provide insights into the participants; perspectives that might shed light on how to ...


Masks Of Achievement: An Experiential Study Of Bosnian Female Refugees In New York City Schools, Jacqueline Mosselson Feb 2007

Masks Of Achievement: An Experiential Study Of Bosnian Female Refugees In New York City Schools, Jacqueline Mosselson

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Learning For All: Alternative Models & Policy Options, Ash Hartwell Jan 2007

Learning For All: Alternative Models & Policy Options, Ash Hartwell

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

The greatest barrier to achieving the Millennium Development and Education for All goal of universal, quality primary education by 2015 is the inability of public education systems in the poorest countries to adequately reach and educate large segments of their populations .Not only are significant numbers of children underserved in terms of access to education, the public schooling that is provided fails to provide most who do attend with basic literacy and life skills. This failure has enormous consequences for national education systems, for countries’ human resources and economic development. However, complementary models for providing primary schooling, typically provided through ...


Evidence-Based Practice: A Workshop For Training Adult Basic Education, Tanf And One Stop Practitioners And Program Administrators, Cristine Smith Jan 2007

Evidence-Based Practice: A Workshop For Training Adult Basic Education, Tanf And One Stop Practitioners And Program Administrators, Cristine Smith

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Roots & Routes: A Re-Imagining Of Refugee Identity Constructions And The Implications For Schooling, Jacqueline Mosselson Dec 2006

Roots & Routes: A Re-Imagining Of Refugee Identity Constructions And The Implications For Schooling, Jacqueline Mosselson

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

The ways in which refugees are assumed to adapt to United States society have serious consequences on their enjoyment and fulfillment in their schooling experiences. This is further compounded by the incorporation of refugees under a more general umbrella of "immigrant" studies. Here, excerpts are shared from an experiential study of fifteen adolescent Bosnian female refugees in New York City schools to articulate an alternative identity paradigm, roots & routes, which captures the ways in which refugees consciously balance their ethnic and new national identities in understanding themselves, their lives, and how they represent themselves to others. This paradigm enables a ...


New England 2020: A Forecast Of Educational Attainment And Its Implications For The Workforce Of New England States, Stephen Coelen, Joseph B. Berger Jan 2006

New England 2020: A Forecast Of Educational Attainment And Its Implications For The Workforce Of New England States, Stephen Coelen, Joseph B. Berger

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Assessing How Diversity Affects Students' Interest In Social Change, Gary D. Malaney, Joseph B. Berger Jan 2005

Assessing How Diversity Affects Students' Interest In Social Change, Gary D. Malaney, Joseph B. Berger

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

As the country's racial/ethnic minority representation increases, colleges and universities have increasingly sought to diversify their enrollments in order to better prepare all students to live and work in a diverse democracy. However, diversification may negatively affect campus climate and undergraduate peer relations leading to both increased racial tensions and to lower levels of satisfaction and retention for both minority and majority students. This study examined the effects of students; entry characteristics, pre-college environments, and pre-college activities on 3 democratic outcomes that serve as potential indicators of new undergraduate students; readiness to positively engage with diversity: social change ...


Higher Ed Matters: The Resilience Of New England States On Colleges And Universities To Sustain Their Population And Workforce, Stephen Coelen, Joseph B. Berger Jan 2005

Higher Ed Matters: The Resilience Of New England States On Colleges And Universities To Sustain Their Population And Workforce, Stephen Coelen, Joseph B. Berger

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Race And The Metropolitan Origins Of Postsecondary Access To Four Year Colleges: The Case Of Greater Boston, Joseph B. Berger, Suzanne M. Smith, Stephen P. Coelen Apr 2004

Race And The Metropolitan Origins Of Postsecondary Access To Four Year Colleges: The Case Of Greater Boston, Joseph B. Berger, Suzanne M. Smith, Stephen P. Coelen

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Use Of Public-Private Partnerships To Deliver Social Services: Advantages And Drawbacks, Bjorn Nordtveit Jan 2004

Use Of Public-Private Partnerships To Deliver Social Services: Advantages And Drawbacks, Bjorn Nordtveit

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Leading Organizations For Universal Design, Joseph B. Berger, Duong Van Thanh Jan 2004

Leading Organizations For Universal Design, Joseph B. Berger, Duong Van Thanh

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


How Teachers Change: A Study Of Professional Development In Adult Basic Education, Cristine Smith, Judy Hofer, Marilyn Gillespie, Marla Solomon, Karen Rowe Jan 2003

How Teachers Change: A Study Of Professional Development In Adult Basic Education, Cristine Smith, Judy Hofer, Marilyn Gillespie, Marla Solomon, Karen Rowe

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Establishing An Evidence-Based Adult Education System, Cristine Smith, John Comings, Hal Beder, Stephen Reder, Beth Bingman Jan 2003

Establishing An Evidence-Based Adult Education System, Cristine Smith, John Comings, Hal Beder, Stephen Reder, Beth Bingman

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Using The Work And Words Of Other Authors: A Guide To Apa Style For International Students - And Others, David Evans, Gretchen Rossman Jan 2002

Using The Work And Words Of Other Authors: A Guide To Apa Style For International Students - And Others, David Evans, Gretchen Rossman

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

In the academic world of universities in the United States, the rules governing how and when you may use the ideas and words of others are taken very seriously. There are widely varying cultural assumptions about how knowledge is created and legitimated, and varying norms about the treatment of existing writings by subsequent authors. The Western academic world is highly individualistic and places emphasis on being able to judge and give credit for the work of each student or researcher. "World majority" students from collectivist societies come from nations where one's experiences, thoughts and ideas are interwoven with those ...


The Impact Of Community Service Involvement On Three Measures Of Undergraduate Self-Concept, Joseph B. Berger, Jeff F. Milem Jan 2002

The Impact Of Community Service Involvement On Three Measures Of Undergraduate Self-Concept, Joseph B. Berger, Jeff F. Milem

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

The central purpose of this study is to increase our understanding of how community service involvement affects the development of undergraduate self-concept. The findings from this study suggest that the quality of service involvement is more important than the amount of service performed by students.


Diversity Among Equals: Educational Opportunity And The State Of Affirmative Admissions In New England, Stephen P. Coelen, Joseph B. Berger, Patricia H. Crosson Jan 2001

Diversity Among Equals: Educational Opportunity And The State Of Affirmative Admissions In New England, Stephen P. Coelen, Joseph B. Berger, Patricia H. Crosson

Center for International Education Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.