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Transforming the Future of Learning with Educational Research

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The field of education is a vital component of today’s society, enriching and facilitating the attainment of new knowledge. Progress continues to be achieved in this area as new methods are envisioned that increase education’s value. Transforming the Future of Learning with Educational Research brings together diverse perspectives that underscore the importance of research practices toward the enrichment of teaching. Highlighting themes of learning, diversity, education communities, and student wellbeing, this book is an essential reference source for teacher educators, researchers, teaching practitioners, and professionals interested in the value of research within the field of education.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. List of Reviewers
    1. List of Reviewers
  6. Foreword
    1. REFERENCES
  7. Preface
    1. REFERENCES
    2. ENDNOTES
  8. Section 1: Learning
    1. Chapter 1: Changes in Students' Cognitive and Metacognitive Strategy Use over Five Years of Secondary Schooling
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. METHOD
      4. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      5. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      6. REFERENCES
      7. ADDITIONAL READING
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 2: Valuing Learning in, through, and about Sport-Physical Education and the Development of Sport Literacy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION: AN APPRENTICESHIP OF OBSERVATION
      3. TEACHERS' BELIEFS AND PRACTICES ARE INFLUENCED BY THE CONTEXTS IN WHICH THEY WORK
      4. ISSUES, CONTROVERSIES, PROBLEMS
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      11. ENDNOTES
    3. Chapter 3: Visual Mental Imagery
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. AN ISSUE FOR TEACHERS AND STUDENTS
      4. CONCLUSION
      5. REFERENCES
      6. ADDITIONAL READING
      7. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: Modelling Teachers' Promotion of Powerful Positive Affect in the Primary Mathematics Classroom
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE AFFECTIVE DOMAIN
      4. TEACHERS’ MATHEMATICAL IDENTITIES
      5. PROFESSIONAL LEARNING
      6. RESEARCH FOCUS
      7. STUDY DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS
      8. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      9. RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ADDITIONAL READING
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Students' Strategies for Planning and Reflecting on the Process of Carrying out the International Baccalaureate Personal Project
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SELF-REGULATED LEARNERS NEED TO UNDERSTAND THEMSELVES AS LEARNERS
      5. TEACHING STUDENTS ABOUT SELF-REGULATED LEARNING
      6. THE IB APPROACH TO RESEARCH
      7. INVESTIGATING HOW STUDENTS PLAN AND REFLECT ON THE IB PERSONAL PROJECT
      8. METHODS
      9. ANALYSIS OF THE DATA
      10. RESULTS
      11. CASE STUDIES: PLANNING AND REFLECTING ON CARRYING OUT THE PERSONAL PROJECT
      12. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      13. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      14. CONCLUSION
      15. NOTE
      16. REFERENCES
      17. ADDITIONAL READING
      18. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  9. Section 2: Diversity
    1. Chapter 6: The Schooling Experiences of African Youth from Refugee Backgrounds in South Australia
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CASE STUDY: BELEE
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. ADDITIONAL READING
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 7: Analysis of National Test Scores in Very Remote Australian Schools
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE REMOTE EDUCATION SYSTEMS PROJECT: BACKGROUND AND METHODS
      4. LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. METHODOLOGY AND SAMPLE
      6. WHAT DO THE DATA SAY?
      7. WHY THE DIFFERENCE?
      8. HOW MIGHT VERY REMOTE EDUCATION BE RECONFIGURED?
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 8: Understanding Adolescent Offending
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. IDENTIFYING THE ANTECEDENTS OF CRIMINAL INTENTIONS
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. ADDITIONAL READING
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 9: The Australian Curriculum
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ASSESSMENT ISSUES FOR DIVERSE STUDENTS UNDER THE AUSTRALIAN CURRICULUM
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  10. Section 3: Communities of Practice
    1. Chapter 10: Re-Framing the Formation of Rural Educational Leaders
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RURAL CONTEXTS AND SUSTAINABILITY
      4. PRIVILEGING RURAL: SPACE AND SPATIALITY
      5. RE-FRAMING THE FORMATION OF RURAL EDUCATIONAL LEADERS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 11: Shaping a Strengths-Based Approach to Relational Leadership
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE STORY SO FAR
      4. INQUIRY AS A WAY OF BEING LEADERSHIP
      5. POSSIBILITIES AND OPPORTUNITIES
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 12: The Impact of School-Community Involvement on Students, Teachers, and the Community
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE STUDY
      5. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      10. ENDNOTES
  11. Section 4: Student Mental Health and Wellbeing
    1. Chapter 13: Social-Emotional Learning and Students' Transition from Kindergarten to Primary School in Italy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. GOALS OF THE STUDY
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 14: How Can We Help?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 15: Translating Research Knowledge into Effective School Practice in the Field of Social and Emotional Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
      4. REFERENCES
      5. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      6. ENDNOTES
    4. Chapter 16: Exploring Three Measures of Student Wellbeing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MEASURING WELLBEING
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. ADDITIONAL READING
      11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  12. Section 5: Reflections
    1. Chapter 17: Transforming the Future of Learning
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHAT IS EDUCATION FOR?
      4. EDUCATION IS RELATIONAL
      5. A FOCUS ON EMPOWERMENT AND STRENGTHS
      6. MAKING THE IMPLICIT EXPLICIT
      7. DIVERSITY AND PLURALISM
      8. CONTEXTS FOR EDUCATION
      9. REFERENCES
      10. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  13. Compilation of References
  14. About the Contributors