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Researching Private Supplementary Tutoring : Methodological Lessons from Diverse Cultures.

Author: Mark Bray; Ora Kwo; Boris Joki
Publisher: New York : Springer.
Series: CERC Studies in Comparative Education Ser., 32.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bray; Ora Kwo; Boris Joki
ISBN: 9783319300412 3319300415
OCLC Number: 951475414
Description: 1 online resource (300 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Abbreviations and Acronyms; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Boxes; Introduction; Introduction; Vocabularies and Parameters; The Scale of Private Supplementary Tutoring; The Research Agenda and the Contents of this Book; References; Employing Quantitative Instruments; 1 Shadow Education Research through TIMSS and PIRLS: Experiences and Lessons in the Republic of Georgia; Introduction; Background; Methodology; Findings; Conclusions; References; 2 Research on Private Tutoring in Malaysia: Methodological Insights from a Quantitative Study; Introduction. Mainstream Schooling and Private Tutoring in MalaysiaMethodology in an Empirical Study; Procedures for Distribution of Questionnaires; Findings; Conclusions; References; 3 Relationships between Shadow Education and Examination Scores: Methodological Lessons from a Chinese Study in Senior Secondary Schools; Introduction; Research Question and Theoretical Framework; Quantitative Issues and Empirical Models; Data in the Chinese Study; Key Empirical Findings; Methodological Lessons; References; Discerning Qualities. 4 A Qualitative Comparison of Private Tutoring in Azerbaijan, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Estonia and Georgia: Lessons from Design and ImplementationIntroduction; Qualitative and Comparative Orientations; Research Design; Data Analysis; Conclusions; References; 5 Ethical Dilemmas in Shadow Education Research: Lessons from a Qualitative Study of Learners' Experiences in Lecture-type Tutoring in Hong Kong; Introduction; The Context; Research Design; Data Collection; Ethical Issues; Conclusion; References. 6 Classroom Practices and Private Tuition in the Maldives: Methodological Reflections on an Ethnographic StudyIntroduction; Methodology; Findings; Conclusions; References; 7 Researching Shadow Education in Iran: Methodological Experiences in an Islamic Republic ; Introduction; Structure of the School System; Embarking on Research about the Private Sector; The Team and Summary Findings; Challenges in Design of Research Tools; Interpersonal Relationships; Conclusion; References; Expanding Perspectives with Mixed Approaches. 8 Designing and Implementing Mixed Approaches to Shadow Education Research: Experiences and Lessons in Hong KongIntroduction; Personnel, Objectives and Design; Experiences in Implementation; Data Processing and Analysis; Methodological Lessons for the Wider Research Community; References; 9 Constraints and Possibilities in Small-Scale Research: A Mixed-Methods Study in West Bengal, India; Introduction; Background: West Bengal and Private Tutoring; Methodology; Findings and Analysis; Conclusions; References.
Series Title: CERC Studies in Comparative Education Ser., 32.

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Although such tutoring has become a major industry and a daily activity for students, tutors and families, the research literature has been slow to catch up with the phenomenon. Boris Jokic is a  Read more...

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