About the Book
The new edition of this Dictionary provides concise and accessible definitions of the terms that everyone, whether studying or working in the field, is likely to encounter. The entries in this dictionary are compiled and authenticated with authoritative sources which provide authoritative definitions for approximately 4,200 terms which are related to educational research, practice and theory. This edition covers nearly all important sectors of educations: pre-school, primary, secondary, higher and adult education. It also includes the work-based learning as well as major legislation, key figures, important organisations, curriculum and assessment terminology.
About the Author
Dr. Rita Raj is an Associate Professor in the English Department at George Mason University. She completed her elementary and secondary education in Delhi. Then after, she joined her mother who is working as an advisor to company planning in USA. Her research work was based on modern technological interactions with education. She started building web- based learning environment in 1996. Earlier articles include cultural studies in the classroom, computer-generated graphics and organisational dynamics. She devoted the earlier part of her career to producing and directing broadcast documentaries.