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- McGraw-Hill 2003; US$ 24.00
A respected journalist turned-teacher reveals what's really happening in America's schools. In 1999, Chicago Sun-Times veteran Leslie Baldacci left her prestigious, twenty-five year career to teach at a public school in one of Chicago's roughest South Side neighborhoods. As she later commented, ''I thought I knew rough. I thought I had answers. I didn't... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 49.95
Part of a series which offers a compendium of integrative literature reviews on a diverse array of topics of interest to the higher education scholarly and policy communities. This book focuses on twelve general areas that encompass the salient dimensions of scholarly and policy inquiries undertaken in the international higher education community. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00
Discusses the management of transformational change in higher education as a key element of success. This volume explores transformational change in a range of institutions from small teaching and community colleges to large comprehensive research universities. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 57.00
Higher education serves a diverse range of students and is under closer government scrutiny and control. This book explores the competing tensions: the need to balance individualism with collaboration; and accountability with reward. It develops a set of principles to guide academic work. It aims to offer insight and guidance for academic staff. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00
In many OECD countries, tertiary education systems have experienced rapid growth over the last decade. With tertiary education increasingly seen as a fundamental pillar for economic growth, these systems must now address the pressures of a globalising economy and labour market. Within governance frameworks that encourage institutions, individually... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 14.00
Few people have as much experience helping students cope with college life as Douglas Stone, a long-time Harvard residential adviser and coauthor of Difficult Conversations , and Elizabeth Tippett, recent Harvard graduate and founding director of the university?s peer mediation program. In Real College , they join forces to help students deal with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 71.95
American Education: A History, 4e is a comprehensive, highly-regarded history of American education from pre-colonial times to the present. Chronologically organized, it provides an objective overview of each major period in the development of American education, setting the discussion against the broader backdrop of national and world events. The... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95
A topical and provocative volume that invites consideration of the most fundamental issues concerning future educational provision: what is the purpose of our schools, and what should we do in them? Cutting-edge research by contributors who are leading figures internationally in philosophy and education, for whom these issues have been particular... more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2008; US$ 120.75
Does your state make the grade? This new edition of Education State Rankings compares the 50 states in hundreds of preK-12 education categories. See how your state stacks up in reading and math scores, teachers salaries, graduation rates, per pupil spending, special education, class size and so much more. In addition, learn which state received... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
The papers collected in this e-book make no claim as to how to do change management, but rather they seek to address weaknesses in the change management literature identified above by providing a broader and more complex analysis of the processes of change. The papers presented are deliberately diverse, drawn from Africa, Asia, Europe and... more...