Although combined methods may not be a panacea in international comparative research, the author suggests that they can provide a fruitful approach for researchers seeking to capture more fully the complexity of the objects under study. According to cited under , the scientific dimension of the field relates to theory building with comparison being absolutely essential to understanding what relationships pertain under what conditions among variables in the education system and society. Ce regard comparatif sur quatre sociétés de la francophonie montre que chaque contexte a développé un discours, des orientations et des dispositifs de formation assez différents sur ces questions, mais quand même réunis par certaines lignes de convergence. Comparative education is a discipline in the social sciences that involves the analysis and comparison of educational systems, such as those in different countries. International Trade in Education and its Discontents: Threats or Benefits. Improving the Quality of Education in Developing Countries. Corporate Council on Africa and The General Electric Fund.
Edited by Gabriel Caron and Ta Ngoc Chau. Recommendations and implications for further research are also provided based on the results. This study is a content analysis of the articles published between 2009 and 2014 and provides an opportunity to identify current research topics, methods, and citation trends in the area of special education. The study was designed as a case study where a questionnaire was distributed to all academics at the university. Edited by Leo Goedegebuure, et al. Non-Western Educational Traditions : Alternative Approaches to Educational Thought and Practice. Levels of comparison in educational studies: Different insights from different literatures and the value of multilevel analysis.
By nature, comparative education attempts to explain why educational systems vary and to explore how education relates to wider social factors and forces. Teachers College Record May 1979 80 4 : 660-688. In Institutionalization of World Class University in Global Competition. Education, Social Cohesion and Ideology. The Textbook Industry in Developing Countries. Such textbooks are offered as sources that, if duly interrogated, can reveal multiple clues as to the identity choices, memberships, closures and narratives of themselves and others.
This research will try to understand whether ethnocentrism is a possible ideological drift that belongs to both countries or not; without aspiring to explanations or improper generalisations. Data collection tools, including a questionnaire that has 97 close ended questions at likert scale and 2 open ended questions at the end of the questionnaire. Paris: International Institute of Educational Planning. Post-Graduate Training and Research in Higher Education Management in Kazakhstan Kazakh Journal on Higher Education 3: 27-34. A belief in the transformative power of education systems is aligned with three principal dimensions of the field.
Attitudes of the students towards mathematics lessons are very important in terms of their success and motivation. Lifelong Learning in Europe 2011 16 1 : 14-18. Increasingly, parents concerned with their children's economic security in a global economy have discovered the value of an. Job characteristic are most valid independent variable in predicting tendency to job turnover in educators. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1998. This article explores the costs and benefits of combining and integrating different research methods both within and across paradigms in international comparative research. Individual chapters compare places, systems, times, cultures, values, policies, curricula and other units.
At the very least, we believe our study can provide important reference points for speculation about where comparative education might be headed in terms of methodology and methods. The evolution of comparative education as a scholarly endeavor reflects changes in theories, research methodologies, and events on the world stage that have required more sophisticated responses to understanding transformations occurring within and across societies. Some strengths of mixed methods research include the ability to generate and test theory, the capability to answer complex research questions, and the possibility of corroborating findings. Educational Cooperation Between Nations in the Next Century. The documents which are accepted as data for research are descriptively analyzed and arranged according to the developed framework and classified according to sub-objectives. At the inception of study of comparative education as a mode of inquiry in the 19th century, pioneer Marc-Antoine Jullien de Paris b.
Anche se queste caratteristiche sono comuni ai sistemi scolastici finlandese e norvegese, le prestazioni educative degli studenti norvegesi non sono altrettanto buone. Comparative education is often incorrectly assumed to exclusively encompass studies that compare two or more different countries. Arnove, Carlos Alberto Torres, and Stephen Franz, 1—26. Comparing systems can provide educators with ideas for revitalizing one system by incorporating elements of others, and it can allow people to track progress over time. Having compared the Soviet and American education it gave the possibility or a promise to understand the reasons of the supposed communist superiority, which was confirmed by the technical success of the Soviet Union.
Schooling, Academic Performance and Occupational Attainment in a Non-Industrialized Society. Significant differences were found in all dimensions between the staff who had publications at national scientific meetings and those who hadn't. The World Yearbook of Education 2019 explores this highly relevant topic, opening a new discussion about the various conceptual and methodological challenges and opportunities in contemporary educational research. Essentially, the mixed methods approach can adequately support the goals of comparative education studies, with its quantitative components serving the confirmatory objectives and the qualitative components attending to the exploratory end. Education, Social Cohesion and the Future Role of International Organizations. This volume explores contemporary methods of inquiry, with chapters organized around four topics of enduring interest in this field: impacts, patterns, relations and contexts.
Though these features are all common to both the Finnish and Norwegian school systems, the educational performance of Norwegian students is not as good. Peabody Reflector 2001 70 2 : 18-22. Education with Production, East Africa Feb 1986 4 2 : 91-104. Mixed methods research is an approach for blending quantitative and qualitative data analyses in a single study. Oxford: Oxford Studies in Comparative Education Symposium Books.