This book provides a timely examination of the effects of class size reduction (CSR) on teaching and learning processes. It represents a departure in that the research covered focuses solely on the relationship between CSR and effective teaching in real secondary school classrooms. The book also presents a much-needed and powerful student voice on the impact of class size reduction on teaching and learning processes. It conceptualises the effects of class size on teaching and learning processes in secondary school classrooms, which are another under-researched perspective in this field. Drawing on multiple case studies concerning teaching and learning processes in large and small Hong Kong secondary-school classes, it highlights the qualitative differences in teaching and learning processes. On the basis of those studies, the book argues for a more purposeful, dynamic approach to education for teachers working in small or reduced-size classes.Key Insights from Secondary School Classrooms Gary James Harfitt. Harfitt, G. J. (2012b) ... An examination of class size reduction on teaching and learning processes: A theoretical perspective. British Educational ... Senior secondary curriculum guide. The future is now: ... Kennedy, K., aamp; Lee, J. (2010). The changing ... Doing-English-lessons in the reproduction or transformation of social worlds? TESOLanbsp;...
|Title||:||Class Size Reduction|
|Author||:||Gary James Harfitt|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2015-07-21|