Annual Review of Comparative and International Education 2017 Vol: 34

Alexander W. Wiseman
Lehigh University, USA

Product Details
03 Feb 2018
Emerald Publishing Limited
336 pages - 152 x 229mm
International Perspectives on Education and Society
This year’s Annual Review of Comparative and International Education surveys the field from several globally representative perspectives. Contributors include scholars, policymakers and development consultants and cover comparative and international education trends and issues unique to Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, Oceania, and South America. 

This volume is representative of a wide range of recent trends and important concerns in the CIE community worldwide and within particular regions or specific communities. Additionally, the Annual Review celebrates its fifth year of continuous publication this year, which highlights the ongoing interest in and importance of reflective practice and the professionalization of comparative and international education.
Preface;  Alexander W. Wiseman
Introduction: Reflecting on Trends in Comparative and International Education: A Three-Year Examination of Research Publications; Petrina M. Davidson, Calley Stevens Taylor, Maureen Park, Nino Dzotsenidze and Alexander W. Wiseman 
Part 1: Comparative Education Trends and Directions  
1. Understanding Students’ Academic Engagement in Learning amid Globalising Universities; Yusuke Sakurai and Kirsi Pyhältö  
2. Rethinking Higher Education Investment in Developing Countries; Chavanne Peercy and Nanette Svenson  
3. Reflecting on the Research into China’s Soft Power in International Education with Comparative Perspective: The Case of Confucius Institutes; Joe Tin-yau Lo and Suyan Pan 
4. Aid to Education: Framing Accountability Research and Its Prospects; Abby Riddell 
5. Bridging the Policy/Practice Divide: A Focus on Policy Learning, Pedagogy, and Equality; Karen Ashton  
6. Imperatives of Comparative and International Education: Some Reflections from the South; Poonam Batra 
7. Adult Education under a Comparative Lens: Areas of Influence; John Holford, Marcella Milana and Palle Rasmussen
8. Comparative and International Education Research in China in the Context of Globalization: A Case Study of the Journal of International and Comparative Education Research; Wang Yingjie and Su Yang 
9. Three Models of Comparative Analyses: Time, Space, and Education; Luis Enrique Aguilar 
Part 2: Conceptual and Methodological Developments  
10. Negotiating, Shifting, and Balancing: Research Identities in Transnational Research; Stacey Lee, Shuning Liu and Sejung Ham  
11. Educational Regime Complexity: Nested Governance and Multistakeholderism in the Fourth Industrial Revolution; Tavis D. Jules 
Part 3: Research-To-Practice  
12. Schooling Inequality in South Africa: Productive Capacities and the Epistemological Divide; Patricia Kubow 
13. Using or Misusing the EGRA? Examining a Measure O\of Payment by Results in DFID’s Girls’ Education Challenge; Shirley J. Miske and Alison B. Joglekar 
Part 4: Area Studies and Regional Developments  
14. Shifting Boundaries and Education Development Discourses: Implications for Comparative and International Education in Oceania; Juliana Mohok McLaughlin  
15. International Student Recruitment Efforts of Turkish Universities: Rationales and Strategies; Enes Gök and Sedat Gümüş  
16. Comparative Education in Romania: Seeds of Comparative Approaches in Debating Results of International Student Assessments; Roxana Maria Ghiaţău and Nicoleta Laura Popa 
17. Context in Comparative and International Education Studies; Teklu Abate Bekele
Alexander W. Wiseman is Professor of Comparative and International Education in the College of Education at Lehigh University, USA. Dr. Wiseman holds a dual-degree Ph.D. in Comparative & International Education and Educational Theory & Policy from Pennsylvania State University, an M.A. in International Comparative Education from Stanford University, an M.A. in Education (and Teacher Certification) from The University of Tulsa, and a B.A. in Letters from the University of Oklahoma. Dr. Wiseman conducts internationally comparative educational research using large-scale education datasets on math and science education, information and communication technology (ICT), teacher preparation, professional development and curriculum as well as school principal’s instructional leadership activity, and is the author of many research-to-practice articles and books. He serves as Senior Editor of the online journal FIRE: Forum for International Research in Education and as Series Editor for the International Perspectives on Education and Society volume series (Emerald Publishing).

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