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A world of difference? : comparing learners across Europe

Author: Marilyn Osborn
Publisher: Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume compares the experience of young learners in England, France and Denmark in order to examine the relationship between national educational cultures, individual biographies and classroom practices in creating the context for learning.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Études transculturelles
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Osborn, Marilyn.
World of difference?
Maidenhead : Open University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607028079
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Osborn
ISBN: 0335211011 9780335211012 033521102X 9780335211029
OCLC Number: 53848903
Description: xiv, 282 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction and methodology --
1. Education for a changing world --
2. New methodologies for comparative research? : the research designs of the ENCOMPASS study --
pt. 2. National cultural contexts : schools, teachers and classrooms --
3. Culture, context and policy --
4. School organization --
5. Teacher perspectives --
6. Classroom contexts as a reflection of national values --
pt. 3. Pupil experience and the development of learner identity --
7. Constants and contexts in pupil experience : young learners' views of schooling, teaching and learning --
8. Constructing identities --
9. Young learners : what makes a difference? : the influence of socio-economic status, gender and ethnicity --
pt. 4. Conclusion : culture, context and policy --
10. Conclusions : culture, context and policy.
Responsibility: Marilyn Osborn [and others].

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