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Lean Higher Education: Increasing the Value and Performance of University Processes, Second Edition

2nd Edition

William K. Balzer
March 18, 2020

In an environment of diminishing resources, growing enrollment, and increasing expectations of accountability, Lean Higher Education: Increasing the Value and Performance of University Processes, Second Edition provides the understanding and the tools required to return education to the consumers...

Advancing Rule of Law in a Global Context: Proceedings of the International Conference on Law and Governance in a Global Context (icLave 2017), November 1-2, 2017, Depok, Indonesia

1st Edition

Heru Susetyo, Patricia Rinwigati Waagstein, Akhmad Budi Cahyono
March 17, 2020

The papers published in this proceedings volume are written by a selection of authors, resulting from a call for papers for the 1st International Conference on Law and Governance in a Global Context (ICLAVE) originating from Indonesia and other countries. This proceedings volume shall be a very...

Smart Geospatial Practices and Applications in Local Government: An Altogether Different Language

1st Edition

David A. Holdstock
December 09, 2019

The demand on local government to do more with less by improving operations, increasing productivity, and making better and more informed decisions increases constantly. On a departmental level Geographic Information Systems are helping meet this demand but the majority of local government...

21st Century Innovation in Music Education: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference of the Music Education Community (INTERCOME 2018), October 25-26, 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1st Edition

Kun Setyaning Astuti, Gary G. McPherson, Bambang Sugeng, Nila Kurniasari, Tutut Herawan, Christopher Drake, Ashadi, Endah Retnowati, Adi Cilik Pierewan
December 04, 2019

Music is an expression of feelings of the soul conveyed through the medium of sound. But not all sounds are music. It might be said that only an organised sound or series of sounds can be called music. Thus, music is connected to the eternal and constant flow and order of the universe, to the laws...

Innovative Teaching and Learning Methods in Educational Systems: Proceedings of the International Conference on Teacher Education and Professional Development (INCOTEPD 2018), October 28, 2018, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1st Edition

Endah Retnowati, Suprapto, Mohammad Adam Jerusalem, Kristian Sugiyarto, Wagiran
November 19, 2019

This proceedings volume of InCoTEPD 2018 covers many ideas for handling a wide variety of challenging issues in the field of education. The outstanding ideas dealing with these issues result in innovation of the system. There are many innovation strategies resulting from recent research that are...

MOOC Learning Platform Development

1st Edition

Varun Gupta, Durg Singh Chauhan, Thomas Hanne
October 31, 2019

The work presented in this book is based on empirical study undertaken as a case study to understand the challenges faced in massively open online course (MOOC) based learning and experimentation to understand the challenges for presenting theoretical and practical courses. The book proposes a...

Early Childhood Education in the 21st Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Early Childhood Education (ICECE 2018), November 7, 2018, Bandung, Indonesia

1st Edition

Hani Yulindrasari, Vina Adriany, Yeni Rahmawati, Fonny Demeaty Hutagalung, Sarita Gálvez, Ade Gafar Abdullah
October 08, 2019

Providing a selection of papers presented at ICECE 2018, a biennial conference organised by the Early Childhood Education Program, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia. The conference’s general theme was "Finding Alternative Approaches, Theories, Frameworks, and Practices of Early Childhood Education...

Lean in the Classroom: The Powerful Strategy for Improving Student Performance and Developing Efficient Processes

1st Edition

Vincent Wiegel
September 11, 2019

The current way of organizing education is not tenable in the coming decade. We need to address how we teach, how we organize schools, how we increase the effectiveness of learning, how we construct classrooms, and how we deploy new technologies. Lean management philosophy has been successfully...

Global Lean for Higher Education: A Themed Anthology of Case Studies, Approaches, and Tools

1st Edition

Stephen Yorkstone
July 17, 2019

Higher education (HE) is amongst the hardest sectors in which to apply lean. Universities resist change, their organizational cultures being far from the manufacturing environment where lean was born. The way HE organizations are structured, funded, and function globally is idiosyncratic; one size...

Managing IoT Systems for Institutions and Cities

1st Edition

Chuck Benson
July 15, 2019

This book defines what IoT Systems manageability looks like and what the associated resources and costs are of that manageability. It identifies IoT Systems performance expectations and addresses the difficult challenges of determining actual costs of IoT Systems implementation, operation, and...

Making Sense of Culture: Cross-Cultural Expeditions and Management Practices of Self-Initiated Expatriates in the Foreign Workplace

1st Edition

Norhayati Zakaria
June 19, 2019

This book lies within two interdisciplinary fields that should be bridged: cross-cultural management and international human resource management. The consequences of globalization lead to a more extensive recruitment process of global talents to fit the different work structures and competitive...

Linking Health and Education for African American Students' Success

1st Edition

Nadine M. Finigan-Carr
May 21, 2019

The linkages between a student’s health and a student’s ability to learn have been well established. Children who are sick stay home; and, children at home cannot learn if they are not in school leading to increased dropout rates among other educational outcomes. However, an understanding of this...

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