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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...

Optimizing Student Learning: A Lean Systems Approach to Improving K-12 Education, Second Edition

1st Edition

Betty Ziskovsky, Joe Ziskovsky
February 11, 2019

This book is a fictionalized account of how a licensed school teacher developed, implemented, and refined the application of Lean principles and applied them to her classroom instructional practice to complete the delivery of her assigned curriculum while at the same time ensuring her students...

Women Scholars: Navigating the Doctoral Journey

1st Edition

Jelane A. Kennedy, Beverly A. Burnell
December 12, 2018

Over and over, studies have concluded that the doctoral experience is a monumental challenge in higher education, particularly for women. This book, Women Scholars: Navigating the Doctoral Journey, provides an enlightening ethnographic look at women and their doctoral developmental experiences. The...

Blended Learning in Engineering Education: Recent Developments in Curriculum, Assessment and Practice

1st Edition

Ataur Rahman, Vojislav Ilic
November 29, 2018

Blended Learning combines the conventional face-to-face course delivery with an online component. The synergetic effect of the two modalities has proved to be of superior didactic value to each modality on its own. The highly improved interaction it offers to students, as well as direct...

Character Education for 21st Century Global Citizens: Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Teacher Education and Professional Development (INCOTEPD 2017), October 21-22, 2017, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

1st Edition

Endah Retnowati, Anik Ghufron, Marzuki, Kasiyan, Adi Cilik Pierawan, Ashadi
October 09, 2018

Character Education for 21st Century Global Citizens contains the papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Teacher Education and Professional Development (InCoTEPD 2017), Yogyakarta, Indonesia, 20—21 October 2017. The book covers 7 topics:1) Values for 21st century global...

Educational Administration Innovation for Sustainable Development: Proceedings of the International Conference on Research of Educational Administration and Management (ICREAM 2017), October 17, 2017, Bandung, Indonesia

1st Edition

Aan Komariah, Taufani C Kurniatun, Dedy A Kurniady, Rita Anggorowati, Ade Gafar Abdullah, Asep Bayu Dani Nandiyanto
August 07, 2018

The International Conference on Research of Educational Administration and Management (ICREAM) held on October 17, 2017 in Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. The aim of ICREAM is to provide a platform for educators, administrators, managers, leaders, policy makers, researchers, scholars, principals,...

Financial Literacy Education: Addressing Student, Business, and Government Needs

1st Edition

Jay Liebowitz
July 30, 2018

Today's graduates should be grounded in the basics of personal finance and possess the skills and knowledge necessary to make informed decisions and take responsibility for their own financial well-being. Faced with an array of complex financial services and sophisticated products, many graduates...

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