Sociological Perspectives on Educating Children in Contemporary Society Book

Sociological Perspectives on Educating Children in Contemporary Society

  • Author : Arslan-Cansever, Belgin
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Date : 2019-12-27
  • Category : Education
  • Pages : 343
  • ISBN : 9781799818496

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Children of the post-industrial society must achieve financial status by their own efforts sustained from early periods life and are supposed to be equipped with various qualities, both in terms of formal and informal education and extracurricular and leisure activities. Contemporary children almost inherently know how to use the devices of information technology, and through these devices, they encounter ideas, languages, etc. that are different from the ones immediately experienced within their social frame. Consequently, students themselves demand new inclusive teaching practices that expose them to global cultures. Sociological Perspectives on Educating Children in Contemporary Society is a collection of innovative research on the methods and applications of how culture influences the way children are educated. While highlighting topics including global economics, multicultural teaching, and education differentiation, this book is ideally designed for teachers, sociologists, school administrators, curriculum designers, course developers, academics, researchers, and students seeking current research on the interrelationship between children, education, and society.

Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy     2021 Book

Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy 2021

  • Author : Charles H. Matthews
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Date : 2021-01-29
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN : 9781789904468

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If you are looking for the intersection of past practices, current thinking, and future insights into the ever-expanding world of entrepreneurship education, then you will want to read and explore the fourth edition of the Annals of Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy. Prepared under the auspices of the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE), this edited volume covers a broad range of scholarly, practical, and thoughtful perspectives on a compelling range of entrepreneurship education issues.

Entrepreneurship in Action Book

Entrepreneurship in Action

  • Author : Eric W. Liguori
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Date : 2021-01-29
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 168
  • ISBN : 9781839102943

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This book offers an in-depth examination of six exemplar student-run ventures. These ventures, actual businesses that students enroll in as a course and run themselves, are changing the ways in which students learn by offering valuable hands-on experience. Many universities around the US have some form of student-run venture operating on campus, but how learning is reinforced and integrated into the classroom varies widely, as does the meaningfulness of the overall student experience. The struggle is most universities operate these ventures as one-offs, disconnected from formal academic instruction and as a side project that never gets full faculty or student attention.

Bending the Arc Towards Justice Book

Bending the Arc Towards Justice

  • Author : Rajni Shankar-Brown
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Date : 2021-09-01
  • Category : Education
  • Pages : 325
  • ISBN : 9781648026102

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School districts are experiencing increasing economic, racial, ethnic, linguistic, gender and sexuality, cultural diversity across the United States and globally. With increasing diversity and persistent social inequities widening (National Center for Educational Statistics, 2019; U.S. Census Data, 2018), educational leaders face immense challenges and must actively work to build an equitable, healthy school climate. Educational leaders are critical for ensuring positive student outcomes and success, but often report feeling inadequately prepared for current challenges (Coalition for Teacher Equality, 2016; Jordan, 2012; Miller, 2013; Mitani, 2018; Papa, 2007). Unfortunately, growing challenges are contributing to high school administrator turnover rates and shortages (Gates et al., 2006; Jacob et al., 2015; Mordechay & Orfield, 2017) as well as perpetuating social inequities among preK-12 students instead of dismantling them (Beckett, 2018; Fuller, 2012; Manna, 2015; Rangel, 2018; Shankar-Brown, 2015). A research study by the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP) and the Learning Policy Institute (LPI) reveals that public schools with higher percentages of low-income students and students of color are more likely to experience administrative and teacher turnover, which compounds equity issues affecting already vulnerable students (Levin and Bradley, 2019). This book provides educational leaders with a deeper understanding of equity-focused and inclusive leadership practices, while offering intersectional views on social inequalities and stark reminders of the work still ahead. Connecting theory to practice, this book offers needed encouragement and inspiration to both in-service and practicing educational leaders. Rooted in social justice and weaving together diverse voices, this edited volume systematically examines equity-focused PreK-12 and higher education leadership practices. Shankar-Brown (Ed.) calls on educational leaders to collective

Handbook of Research on Ethics  Entrepreneurship  and Governance in Higher Education Book

Handbook of Research on Ethics Entrepreneurship and Governance in Higher Education

  • Author : Nair, Suja R.
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Date : 2018-09-14
  • Category : Education
  • Pages : 627
  • ISBN : 9781522558385

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Ethics, entrepreneurship, and governance are very essential and crucial for the sustainable development of institutions of higher education, especially in the face of moral ambiguity or ethical lapses that could occur. As such, it is vital to explore how to facilitate the effective and efficient development of higher education institutions to put into practice ethical behaviors and entrepreneurial values for the progressive future of society. The Handbook of Research on Ethics, Entrepreneurship, and Governance in Higher Education is a pivotal reference source that provides vital research on the application of ethics, entrepreneurship, and governance in higher education institutions. Featuring coverage topics such academic misconduct, ethical leadership, and student values, this publication is ideally designed for educational administrators, professors, academicians, researchers, and graduate-level students seeking current research on the impact of globalization on the ethics and governance in higher education through various policy decisions and practices.

Widening International Entrepreneurship Research Book

Widening International Entrepreneurship Research

  • Author : Maria Ripollés
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Date : 2020-02-21
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN : 9783039282807

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Widening International Entrepreneurship Research addresses several unresolved questions and thus moves forward by acknowledging that future international entrepreneurship research needs to find new ways to further enrich its knowledge. The book presents the results of six studies that explain how human resource management contributes to the strategy of early internationalization, compares different experiences in several countries, assesses innovation in international entrepreneurship education teaching, analyses the effects of entrepreneurial education on entrepreneurial skills, and provides new knowledge about the effect of digitalization on firm performance in international markets. This collection of papers reviews the main factors that have been identified as having a high explanatory power at different levels.

Frontiers in Entrepreneurship Book

Frontiers in Entrepreneurship

  • Author : Boris Urban
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Date : 2010-07-23
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 206
  • ISBN : 9783642045028

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Te series Perspectives in Entrepreneurship: A Research Companion provides an authoritative overview of specialised themes in entrepreneurship. Each of the four books presents the conceptual framework and foundations underlying a specialist feld of scholarship in entrepreneurship. Te series is inspired by the dearth of higher-level texts available in South Africa, failing to encapsulate the rigorous research evident in the growing feld of entrepreneurship internationally. Te content is driven by a judicious selection and interpretation of key knowledge set in context by introducing and delineating major topics previously not discussed in-depth in traditional entrepreneurial texts. A blend of theoretical and empirical evidence is presented that collectively demonstrates the convergence of thinking on a particular theme. Identifying and evaluating the most seminal and impactful scholarly research on diferent subject areas where entrepreneurship is at the core, serves to achieve this convergence. By applying a theoretical lens to central issues ‘about entrepreneurship’ rather than focusing on practical issues of ‘how to’, the series has a conceptual outlook with specialist areas in detailed narrative. Te book is deliberately structured to add value to learners who are undertaking secondary programmes in entrepreneurship by building on basic entrepreneurship principles and theory. Te series builds on fundamental entrepreneurial texts. Each book provides a valuable knowledge base for educators, third year and postgraduate students, researchers, policy makers, and service providers.

Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Africa Book

Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Africa

  • Author : Paschal Anosike
  • Publisher : SAGE
  • Date : 2022-01-26
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN : 9781529792829

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High foreign aid dependence, poor human capital, rising high youth unemployment and poverty are just some of the reasons that Africa represents such a striking symbol of global inequality today. In this book, the author draws on his research and experience of working with key stakeholders to explore how Africa can take advantage of the knowledge economy and 4th Industrial Revolution opportunities to rebuild from the Covid-19 pandemic and empower its people and encourage entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development in Africa is a book the African political class, economic policy and development experts, the donor community, academic researchers and students of business and international development can rely on for a better understanding and solutions to Africa’s historical and contemporary socio-economic problems. Paschal Anosike is Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation and the founding Director of Centre for African Entrepreneurship and Leadership (CAEL) at the University of Wolverhampton.

Experiential Learning for Entrepreneurship Book

Experiential Learning for Entrepreneurship

  • Author : Denis Hyams-Ssekasi
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Date : 2018-06-30
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 270
  • ISBN : 9783319900056

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This topical new book provides an illuminating overview of enterprise education, and poses the question as to whether current establishments have adequate systems in place to prepare students for the world of work. Addressing the increasing need for graduates with practical skills and expertise in the labour market, this collection of insightful chapters analyses the opportunities that are available for aspiring entrepreneurs to develop enterprise skills and experience key aspects of starting and running a business, whilst in a supported environment such as an educational program or incubator scheme. With comprehensive discussion of higher education initiatives and empirical examples of experiential learning in the workplace, this book is an important and timely read for those researching business enterprise, entrepreneurship and higher education more generally.

Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship in the Contemporary Knowledge Based Global Economy Book

Handbook of Research on Entrepreneurship in the Contemporary Knowledge Based Global Economy

  • Author : Baporikar, Neeta
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Date : 2015-10-21
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 607
  • ISBN : 9781466687998

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The rapid rise of knowledge-based economies has revolutionized the perceptions and practices of globalized business. Recent developments in engineering, electronics, and biotechnology have expanded the very definition of entrepreneurship in today’s international market, weaving discussions of enhanced connectivity and communication, environmental sustainability, and government policy changes into a complex, multidimensional conversation. The Handbook of Research of Entrepreneurship in the Contemporary Knowledge-Based Global Economy provides a comprehensive survey of the most recent developments in the field of entrepreneurship, highlighting their effects on information technology, business networking, knowledge production, distribution, and organization. This timely publication features extensive coverage of the fast-developing entrepreneurial field, illuminating recent technological, social, and strategic innovations in language that is accessible for a worldwide audience of business educators, researchers, and students. This authoritative text showcases research-based articles on entrepreneurship for knowledge economies; academic entrepreneurship; women and entrepreneurship; entrepreneurship education; organizational learning ability; innovations in industry, agriculture, and management; and the evolution of a new, all-inclusive corporate culture.

Entrepreneurial Learning Book

Entrepreneurial Learning

  • Author : David Rae
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Date : 2015-01-09
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 302
  • ISBN : 9781317934851

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This book explores the development of the rapidly evolving field of entrepreneurial learning by bringing together contributions from an international team of researchers, who offer new understanding of its emerging development and its potential scope for the future. Using the three domains of theory, education, and learning-in-practice, this book offers differing and complementary perspectives on entrepreneurial learning: Conceptual work which reviews and summarises prior work in the field and advances theoretical understanding of entrepreneurial learning research, enabling a review of the development of research in this area over time. Applied work around entrepreneurship education which develops understanding of teaching and learning practices in educational and institutional contexts. Exploration of learning in ‘real’ business contexts, including new venture creation, family business and small business development, and ‘intrapreneurial’ learning in larger organisations. Using global perspectives, originating from the different cultural contexts of the USA, UK, Nordic and Chinese perspectives, the chapters converge to address issues, questions and opportunities for the future development of entrepreneurial learning. This book will be of interest to educators and researchers in the areas of entrepreneurship, enterprise education and entrepreneurial development, as well as policy makers and business advice and support agencies.

Competitive Strategies for Academic Entrepreneurship  Commercialization of Research Based Products Book

Competitive Strategies for Academic Entrepreneurship Commercialization of Research Based Products

  • Author : Szopa, Anna
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Date : 2015-09-21
  • Category : Business & Economics
  • Pages : 318
  • ISBN : 9781466684881

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In recent years, the pace of technological growth—from the very first stages of research and development to full-scale industrial implementation—has quickened at an exponential rate. To better keep pace with rapidly-changing market demands, the gap between university research incubators and public-sector start-up companies has undergone a marked contraction. Competitive Strategies for Academic Entrepreneurship: Commercialization of Research-Based Products seeks to fill the gap in research between universities and the public, and offers cutting-edge insight into the current state of the field. Charting a course that moves from discussions of academic resistance and implications for knowledge-transfer theory to current case-studies of academic/industrial launch-pads like COTEC’s Technology Commercialization Accelerator and the Maryland Industrial Partnerships program, this publication targets an audience of academicians, administrators, researchers, entrepreneurs, and established professionals, and seeks to provide insight into the mechanisms by which the research of today becomes the household names of tomorrow.