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  • White Teachers / Diverse Classroomsby Julie Landsman; Chance W. Lewis

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 23.99

    The point of departure for this new edition, as it was for the first, is the unacceptable reality that, for students of color, school is often not a place to learn but a place of low expectations and failure. In urban schools with concentrations of poverty, often fewer than half the ninth graders leave with a high school diploma. This second edition... more...

  • The Hidden Assembly Lineby Radhika Balakrishnan

    Stylus Publishing 2002; US$ 21.95

    *Looks at the economic trends impacting Asian women and subcontracted labor, illuminating the lives of the millions of women struggling in low-wage jobs *Presents case studies from Pakistan, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and India *Provides examples of strategic responses from NGOs, unions, and activists The Hidden Assembly Line studies the impact... more...

  • Piecing a Democratic Quilt?by Edward McMahon; Scott Baker

    Stylus Publishing 2006; US$ 24.95

    In recent years, a "democratic entitlement" doctrine, in which citizens have a universal right to be governed according to democratic standards, has begun to take form in international law. Acceptance of this doctrine is widely, but not fully, shared throughout the world. Developing a global consensus on democratic entitlement has been, and continues... more...

  • Surrogates of the Stateby Michael Jennings

    Stylus Publishing 2007; US$ 50.00

    In Surrogates of the State Jennings explores the delicate relationship between development NGOs and the states they work in using his exhaustive and illuminating case study of Tanzania in the 1960s and 70s. During that time Tanzania instituted the rural socialist Ujamaa program, resulting in the forced resettlement of 6 million people to villages,... more...

  • Twinning Faith and Developmentby Tara Hefferan

    Stylus Publishing 2007; US$ 25.95

    Twinning Faith and Development documents the operation of a project in which two Catholic churches - one in the U.S. and one in Haiti - partner to spur development in Haiti. Little is known about the functioning of grassroots initiatives led by those without formal training or professional experience in conventional development, even though these direct... more...

  • Confronting Equity Issues on Campusby Estela Mara Bensimon; Lindsey Malcom

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99

    How can it be that 50 years after the passage of the Civil Rights Act, our institutions of higher education have still not found ways of reducing the education gaps for racial and ethnic groups? That is the question that informs and animates the Equity Scorecard model of organizational change. It shifts institutions’ focus from what students do... more...

  • How to Design and Teach a Hybrid Courseby Jay Caulfield

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 23.99

    This is a practical handbook for designing and teaching hybrid or blended courses that focus on outcomes-based practice. It reflects the author’s experience of having taught over 70 hybrid courses, and having worked for three years in the Learning Technology Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, a center that is recognized as a leader... more...

  • Sentipensante (Sensing/Thinking) Pedagogyby Laura I. Rendón

    Stylus Publishing 2008; US$ 21.99

    Laura Rendón reconnects readers with the original impulse that led them to become educators; and to help them rediscover, with her, their passion for teaching and learning in the service of others and for the well being of our society.She offers a transformative vision of education that emphasizes the harmonic, complementary relationship between... more...

  • Team-Based Learning in the Social Sciences and Humanitiesby Michael Sweet; Larry K. Michaelsen

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 25.99

    Team-Based Learning (TBL) is a unique, powerful, and proven form of small-group learning that is being increasingly adopted in higher education. Teachers who use TBL report high levels of engagement, critical thinking, and retention among their students. TBL has been used successfully in both small and large classes, in computer- supported and online... more...

  • What They Didn't Teach You in Graduate Schoolby Paul Gray; David E. Drew

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 13.99

    • This irreverent, but serious, guide to what life in higher education institutions is really like, now enhanced by 100 new tips • Invaluable advice that ranges from getting your Ph.D. to setting the course of your academic career Just landed your first faculty position? Close to getting your Ph.D., and planning a career in academe? What... more...