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- The Edwin Mellen Press 2012; US$ 149.95
A careful analysis compiled from six case studies of factors that impede educational success among Hispanic high school graduates going on to college.For the first time in this collected volume of six case studies, scholars will be able to find out the subjective reasons why Hispanic students drop out of college at a higher rate than any other racial... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
This is the first book to critically analyze the future of higher education systems in the four BRIC countries - Brazil, Russia, India and China - and the USA, analyzing academic salaries, contracts and working conditions and how national policy will affect the academic profession in each context. more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 1989; US$ 28.95
James Anderson critically reinterprets the history of southern black education from Reconstruction to the Great Depression. By placing black schooling within a political, cultural, and economic context, he offers fresh insights into black commitment to education, the peculiar significance of Tuskegee Institute, and the conflicting goals of various... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 133.00
The ways in which the African American community learned to be proficient readers and writers during the 19th century were diverse, however, the greatest impact on literacy acquisition came from family and community efforts. African American arts, churches, benevolent societies, newspapers, literacy societies, and formal and informal schools supported... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 41.95
How critical is education in the development struggle of a third world country? Responding to popular demands for more accessible education, the Guyanese government instituted numerous educational reforms, hoping to promote economic growth in both the modern and the traditional sectors of the economy. Many in the traditional sector, however, saw... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 120.00
Teachers and students are frequently confused as to the relevance of abstract philosophical theorising to the reality of the classroom and this book is distinctive for the attention it devotes to philosophy and its potential contribution to practical matters, and education in particular. The author is critical of many current views of the philosophy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
This book explores the goals, efforts and outcomes of international assistance to higher education over the past three decades and investigates how these have impacted changing State-university relations. Focusing on the case study of Indonesia, Bastiaens demonstrates how international aid facilitated and at times actively encouraged changing patterns... more...
- Continuum International Publishing 1998; US$ 110.00
The first section of the book compares and contrasts 'declinist' accounts of the current moral predicament with the somewhat more optimistic approach derived from recent sociological analyses. The second section is more directly devoted to the role of schools in educating about values, morality and citizenship. Specific curricular issues such... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2012; US$ 32.25
Hauptbeschreibung Der verkürzte Ausbildungsberuf Kfz-Servicemechaniker/in wurde ab dem Jahr 2004 erprobt, um Schulabgängern mit schwachem (Haupt-)Schulabschluss eine Berufsausbildung zu ermöglichen. Der Abschluss soll eine Beschäftigung in Kfz-Werkstätten zulassen. Die Studie untersucht die Praxistauglichkeit des neuen Qualifikationsprofils im Hinblick... more...