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The Resource Global voices in education : Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures, Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng, editors, (electronic book)

Global voices in education : Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures, Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng, editors, (electronic book)

Label
Global voices in education : Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures
Title
Global voices in education
Title remainder
Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures
Statement of responsibility
Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng, editors
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book brings together selected lectures given by eminent educationalists in memory of Ruth Wong, an influential figure in the field of education. The lectures represent the powerful ideas seeded by Dr Wong and address the challenges of education in Singapores journey from a textbook case of poor education to a world-class educational system. The educational standard that we enjoy today was only possible thanks to visionary thinking and missionary zeal. This collection addresses key themes and issues in learning, schooling, teaching, teacher education, educational research and policy innovation, making it a must-read for educators, educational leaders and policy makers interested in providing uplifting education for the next generation of learners
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
370
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
LB41
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tan, Oon Seng
  • Wong, Hee Ong
  • Seng, Seok Hoon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Education
  • Education
Label
Global voices in education : Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures, Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng, editors, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 Prologue -- 2 Introduction -- 3 Some thoughts about teaching and learning -- 4 The concept of educational disadvantage and some implications for the classroom teacher -- 5 Utilization of new knowledge and application of new ideas in education: A discussion of the vitalization of education as a profession and discipline -- 6 Education and the changing economic and industrial order: An international perspective -- 7 Research and the improvement of teaching -- 8 Recent conceptions of children's learning: Implications for classroom practice -- 9 Measuring and monitoring educational achievement -- 10 Engaging children's minds: innovative research and practice -- 11 A personal philosophy of education -- 12 The professional education of teachers -- 13 The timeless teacher: Contemporary research and ancient models -- 14 The value of principled eclecticism in education reform: 1965 and 2005 -- 15 Schooling today: Teaching competence, creativity and compassion -- 16 Mediated learning experience (MLE) strategies and children's cognitive plasticity -- 17 Epilogue
Control code
SPR933300140
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812876829
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-981-287-682-9
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Global voices in education : Ruth Wong Memorial Lectures, Oon Seng Tan, Hee Ong Wong, Seok Hoon Seng, editors, (electronic book)
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1 Prologue -- 2 Introduction -- 3 Some thoughts about teaching and learning -- 4 The concept of educational disadvantage and some implications for the classroom teacher -- 5 Utilization of new knowledge and application of new ideas in education: A discussion of the vitalization of education as a profession and discipline -- 6 Education and the changing economic and industrial order: An international perspective -- 7 Research and the improvement of teaching -- 8 Recent conceptions of children's learning: Implications for classroom practice -- 9 Measuring and monitoring educational achievement -- 10 Engaging children's minds: innovative research and practice -- 11 A personal philosophy of education -- 12 The professional education of teachers -- 13 The timeless teacher: Contemporary research and ancient models -- 14 The value of principled eclecticism in education reform: 1965 and 2005 -- 15 Schooling today: Teaching competence, creativity and compassion -- 16 Mediated learning experience (MLE) strategies and children's cognitive plasticity -- 17 Epilogue
Control code
SPR933300140
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 207 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789812876829
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
10.1007/978-981-287-682-9
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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