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Research in International Education

Experience, Theory, and Practice


Liora Bresler and Alexandre Ardichvili

Contents: Earl D. Kellogg: Foreword – Liora Bresler/Alexander Ardichvili: Acknowledgments – Liora Bresler/Alexander Ardichvili: Introduction: Personal and Institutional Contexts for International Education Research – Alexander Ardichvili: Dealing with Theoretical and Methodological Paradoxes in International and Comparative Education Research: What Can We Learn from Related Disciplines? – Liora Bresler: The Interpretive Zone in International Qualitative Research – Alma Gottlieb: Deconstructing the Notion of Education: A View from West Africa – K. Peter Kuchinke: Assessing Culture: Prospects and Limitations of Quantitative Cross-National Research – Anne McKee/Robert E. Stake: Making Evaluation Democratic in a Climate of Control – Alison Mathie/Jennifer C. Greene: Honoring Difference and Dialogue in International Education and Development: Mixed-Method Frameworks for Research – Nicholas C. Burbules: The Global Context of Educational Research – Bertram C. Bruce: New Technologies and Social Change: Learning in the Global Cyber Age – Gary N. McLean: Human Resource Development as a Factor in the Inevitable Move to Globalization – Daniel J. Walsh: The Development of Self in Japanese Preschools: Negotiating Space – Michalinos Zembylas: Struggles Between Global and Local Influences: Changing Patterns of the Cypriot Elementary School Science Curriculum Development – Betty Merchant: Cross-National Transitions and Schooling: Experiences of Limited- and Non-English-Speaking Teenagers.