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The Resource Global voices in education : Ruth Wong memorial lectures, Volume II, Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng

Global voices in education : Ruth Wong memorial lectures, Volume II, Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng

Label
Global voices in education : Ruth Wong memorial lectures, Volume II
Title
Global voices in education
Title remainder
Ruth Wong memorial lectures
Title number
Volume II
Statement of responsibility
Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book (Volume II) brings together lectures given by eminent educationalists between 1983 and 2008 in memory of the work of Ruth Wong, an influential figure in the field of education in the 1970s and early 1980s. Addressing learning, schooling, teaching, teacher education, educational research and policy innovations, it is a must-read for educators, education leaders and policy makers interested in making education more uplifting and successful for the next generation of learners
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Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
370
Index
index present
LC call number
LB41
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Tan, Oon Seng
  • Wong, Hee Ong
  • Seng, Seok Hoon
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  • Education
  • Education
  • Education
  • Educational Policy and Politics
  • Administration, Organization and Leadership
  • Teaching and Teacher Education
Label
Global voices in education : Ruth Wong memorial lectures, Volume II, Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng
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Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; 1 Beginning Literacy in Two Languages; Three Bilingual Children-Illustrative Cases ; Eruera Stirling, A New Zealand Maori; Richard Rodriguez, A Spanish-American; A Cautionary Tale; Actively Connecting with the School; Writing Down Messages; Reading to Children-Experience with Book Language; What Should Be Happening; Reading Instruction; Teacher-Child Talk-A Fourth Component; Acting and Story-Telling-Further Bridges to Language Gains; Natural Language Texts, Contrived Texts and Literary Texts; And So, To Conclude; Acknowledgements; References
  • 2 A Vision of Education in the 21st CenturyReference; 3 Music Education for National Development: The Philippine Experience; Acknowledgements; 4 National Education and the Scientific Tradition; 5 Approaching the Next Millennium: Education at the Crossroads; Acknowledgements; 6 Breaking the Cycle of Literacy Disadvantage in the 21st Century; UNESCO Statistics on Literacy Around the World; Cross-National Surveys of Literacy by IEA; Fiji Book Flood; Book Flood Students; The Reap Project in Singapore; References; 7 Education Administration: Analysis, New Challenges and Responses
  • Tribute to Dr. Ruth WongReasons for Choice of Topic; Formal Teaching of Education Administration and Development of Theories; Some Major Problems that Account for the Complexity of Education Administration; Complex Interaction; Problems of Recruiting Quality Candidates to the Teaching Profession; Erosion of the Social Prestige of the Teaching Profession; Economic and Social Changes; Explosion of Information Technology; Issues of Equity and Quality; Uncritical Acceptance of Foreign Models; Let Me Cite Three Examples; Centralised System of Education and Creative Management; Manager
  • Professional LeadershipHuman Relations Facilitator; Transmitter of Values; Change Agent; Conflicts Mediator; Finance Controller; Evaluator; Philosopher; Regional Centre for Education Administration; Acknowledgements; Reference; 8 Education and Human Resources Development for the Knowledge Economy: A Personal Perspective; Why Are a Few Countries So Rich and the Majority So Poor?; Acquisition of Knowledge; Absorption of Knowledge; Dr. Ruth Wong Hie King; Education and Human Resource Development: The World Bank's Contribution; References
  • 9 Women and Leadership in Institutions of Higher EducationIntroduction; Gender Distribution in Universities; Overall Gender Distribution; Senior Women Managers, 2000; Women in Senior Academic Positions; Women in Second Tier Management Positions; Factors Disabling Women; Where Do Inequities Really Exist?; Strategies to Enhance the Contribution of Women; Outcomes of Leadership Programmes for Women; Conclusion; References; 10 Motivation, Engagement, and Educational Performance: International Perspectives; Synopsis; References; Appendix; Index
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1 online resource.
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Isbn
9789811035395
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
10.1007/978-981-10-3539-5
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not applicable
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Specific material designation
remote
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ocn969643776
Label
Global voices in education : Ruth Wong memorial lectures, Volume II, Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Preface; Acknowledgements; Contents; 1 Beginning Literacy in Two Languages; Three Bilingual Children-Illustrative Cases ; Eruera Stirling, A New Zealand Maori; Richard Rodriguez, A Spanish-American; A Cautionary Tale; Actively Connecting with the School; Writing Down Messages; Reading to Children-Experience with Book Language; What Should Be Happening; Reading Instruction; Teacher-Child Talk-A Fourth Component; Acting and Story-Telling-Further Bridges to Language Gains; Natural Language Texts, Contrived Texts and Literary Texts; And So, To Conclude; Acknowledgements; References
  • 2 A Vision of Education in the 21st CenturyReference; 3 Music Education for National Development: The Philippine Experience; Acknowledgements; 4 National Education and the Scientific Tradition; 5 Approaching the Next Millennium: Education at the Crossroads; Acknowledgements; 6 Breaking the Cycle of Literacy Disadvantage in the 21st Century; UNESCO Statistics on Literacy Around the World; Cross-National Surveys of Literacy by IEA; Fiji Book Flood; Book Flood Students; The Reap Project in Singapore; References; 7 Education Administration: Analysis, New Challenges and Responses
  • Tribute to Dr. Ruth WongReasons for Choice of Topic; Formal Teaching of Education Administration and Development of Theories; Some Major Problems that Account for the Complexity of Education Administration; Complex Interaction; Problems of Recruiting Quality Candidates to the Teaching Profession; Erosion of the Social Prestige of the Teaching Profession; Economic and Social Changes; Explosion of Information Technology; Issues of Equity and Quality; Uncritical Acceptance of Foreign Models; Let Me Cite Three Examples; Centralised System of Education and Creative Management; Manager
  • Professional LeadershipHuman Relations Facilitator; Transmitter of Values; Change Agent; Conflicts Mediator; Finance Controller; Evaluator; Philosopher; Regional Centre for Education Administration; Acknowledgements; Reference; 8 Education and Human Resources Development for the Knowledge Economy: A Personal Perspective; Why Are a Few Countries So Rich and the Majority So Poor?; Acquisition of Knowledge; Absorption of Knowledge; Dr. Ruth Wong Hie King; Education and Human Resource Development: The World Bank's Contribution; References
  • 9 Women and Leadership in Institutions of Higher EducationIntroduction; Gender Distribution in Universities; Overall Gender Distribution; Senior Women Managers, 2000; Women in Senior Academic Positions; Women in Second Tier Management Positions; Factors Disabling Women; Where Do Inequities Really Exist?; Strategies to Enhance the Contribution of Women; Outcomes of Leadership Programmes for Women; Conclusion; References; 10 Motivation, Engagement, and Educational Performance: International Perspectives; Synopsis; References; Appendix; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789811035395
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
10.1007/978-981-10-3539-5
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
ocn969643776

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