Quality of Human Resources: Education is a component of Encyclopedia of Human Resources Policy, Development and Management which is part of the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme is organized into five different topics which represent the main scientific areas of the theme: Foundations of Educational Systems; Knowledge for Education; Structural Foundations of Educational Systems; Educational Systems: Case Studies and Educational Indices; Education for Sustainable Development. Each of these consists of a topic chapter emphasizing the general aspects and various subject articles explaining the back ground, theory and practice of a specific type of education which is a very important factor in human development and awareness for achieving global sustainable development. These three volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers and NGOs.
The book addresses the needs of student-teachers and teacher-educators by providing a comprehensive understanding of various aspects of teaching and learning resources (TLRs) in the Indian context. No educational effort or reform can be complete without recognising the importance of TLRs, their actual development and reflective use. This one-of-a-kind textbook, with contributions from an eclectic mix of academics, researchers and practitioners, deals with the development and effective application of TLRs to construct a meaningful learning environment for children. Teaching-Learning Resources for School Education addresses and fulfils a need repeatedly expressed by educators at different forums. Key Features * Helps to conceptualise and comprehend TLRs from pedagogic, child development and socio-political perspectives * Examines the reflective use of TLRs, remaining within the disciplinary framework of specific domain areas * Discusses issues related to preparing, analysing, producing and disseminating effective TLRs in functional settings * Provides necessary support for meaningful use of TLRs in the classroom to achieve desirable learning objectives
As tourism matures as an academic subject and the number of tourism higher education providers continues to expand world-wide, there is an increasing interest in its educational aspects. At the same time the development of research into education issues related to tourism means that there is now a developing literature on the subject. This international handbook offers a timely evaluation of the sate of the art of tourism higher education. The book brings together expert contributors from around the world to present current thinking and practice about what is now a major element of education provision world-wide. It is structured round four key themes: - Curriculum - International perspective - Teaching, learning and assessment - Resources, progression and quality Its global survey of tourism education offers a comprehensive basis for comparative review. In addition to setting out the development and current provision of tourism education it also addresses cutting edge issues such PhD education, non-formal education, cultural issues in learning, research and teaching, e-learning and e-assessment. It offers practical advice for the design, delivery, evaluation and resourcing of courses and concludes with a reflective agenda of issues for the future.