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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
This book is divided into four parts. In Part One the author considers the natural factors which have influenced the various national systems of education. They comprise racial, linguistic, geographical and economic factors. In Part Two he considers the contribution of religious traditions to education, more particularly those of the Catholic and... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 38.56
Hauptbeschreibung Das öffentliche Interesse an Bildung hat in den letzten Jahren in Deutschland stetig zugenommen. Beginnend mit der frühkindlichen Bildung ("Frühförderung") sorgen sich Eltern um die bestmögliche Ausbildung ihrer Kinder und das damit assoziierte Kindeswohl. Dies zeigt sich allein dadurch, dass 75% der Eltern den Schulabschluss ihres... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 69.95
This groundbreaking book examines why the majority of Australian school leavers want to go to university and have resisted government attempts to promote alternative forms of tertiary education. The New Inheritors explores differences in young peoples understanding of the purpose of university and their reasons for wanting to enrol. The book... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 54.99
As a series of engaging essays, this book is laced with personal anecdotes about what it means to be a professor, a science professor in particular, and how the American university has changed now that the era of exponential growth in federal funding is over. Its central purpose is to try to stimulate discussion and challenge the status quo. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50
How much freedom of expression do students have on American campuses? Does the extent of freedom vary with the geographical location of the college or university? Does the type of institution -- public or private, large or small, church-sponsored or nonsectarian -- have a bearing on the amount of freedom a student may exercise? Such questions are of... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 26.99
Drawing on his experiences from founding and directing a private school for students age six to fourteen, Lyn Lesch presents a new model for education in which learning for students increasingly occurs in the world of adult expertise, with classroom teachers taking on the role of conduits that not only prepare students to learn from professionals working... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 101.00
This volume provides a comprehensive and balanced survey of the state of American public education. It examines the trend in the quality of the public schools over the past 100 years, and reviews the possible reasons for a decline in quality. The work focuses on the importance of local control in American public education and how it has been steadily... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 30.00
Using Ohio's example, this book explores the push for innovation and reform in the form of charters, vouchers, and other alternatives, as well as continuing efforts to revive broken school systems in the face of political opposition and economic decline. more...