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Historical Overview : Research on Education in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East - Kagendo Mutua

Historical Overview

Research on Education in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East

By: Kagendo Mutua (Editor), Cynthia Szymanski Sunal (Editor)

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A historical overview of research on education in Africa, the Caribbean and the Middle East. Topics covered include: the challenges and assistance of beginning teaching in Jamaica; learning cognitive skills in Israel; and a feminist analysis of sexual harassment among high school girls in Kenya.

Introduction: Mapping and Understanding the Contextsp. 1
Linguistic Difficulties in Learning Science Concepts in a Multilingual Elementary School in Beninp. 11
Taboo Subject Boldly Bared: A Feminist Analysis of Sexual Harassment as a Major Hindrance to Learning Among High School Girls in Kenyap. 33
Science Education Reform in Rwanda: A Window to Understanding Change Through Dilemmasp. 59
Historical Amnesia?: The Politics of Textbooks in Post-Apartheid South Africap. 81
Beginning Teaching in Jamaica: Challenges and Assistancep. 101
The Effects of Critical Thinking Instruction on the Critical Thinking Dispositions and Critical Thinking Skills of Students Enrolled in Ninth-Grade Englishp. 125
A Comparison of Public Elementary School Teachers and Parents' Perception on Actual and Preferred Parental Involvement in St. Thomasp. 145
Visions of Reform in Elementary Science Education in Cyprusp. 165
The Instruction and Acquisition of Cognitive Skills in Israel. Difficulties and Accomplishmentsp. 183
A Decade of Science Education Research in Lebanon, 1992-2002: Issues and Trendsp. 203
Education, the Military, and Politics in Turkey: Transitions in Turkish Education After the Coup d'Etat of 1980p. 243
Teacher Education in Turkey: Issues and Trendsp. 267
Teacher and Teaching Characteristics for Acceptance: A Unique Synthesisp. 283
Epiloguep. 309
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ISBN: 9781593110475
ISBN-10: 1593110472
Series: Research on Education in Africa, the Caribbean, and the Middle East
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 5th September 2000
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.47