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- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 27.17
Hauptbeschreibung Die Zahl der Geburten hat sich in Deutschland in den letzten 40 Jahren halbiert. Die durchschnittliche Lebenserwartung ist im gleichen Zeitraum um gut zehn Jahre gestiegen. Die Einwohnerzahl nimmt spürbar ab, und der Anteil der Älteren wird ständig größer. Gleichzeitig wächst die ethnische und kulturelle Vielfalt der Bevölkerung;... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00
Take a cutting edge look at the civic engagement of young people. Increasingly recognized as an important feature of democratic functioning in communities, it has also become clear that the civic domain is indispensable as a context for understanding human development processes. This volume proposes the following central theses in relation to youth... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 21.99
Recognizing that teaching, in general, and service- learning, in particular, are inherently political, this book faces up to the resulting predicaments that inevitably arise in the classroom. By framing them as a vital and productive part of the process of teaching and learning for political engagement, this book offers the reader new ways to think... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 23.99
This concluding volume in the series presents the work of faculty who have been moved to make sustainability the focus of their work, and to use service learning as one method of teaching sustainability to their students. The opening section of this book offers models for opening students to the awareness of the ecological aspects of sustainability,... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2005; US$ 15.99
A student-friendly, self-directed guide to service- learning Develops the skills needed to succeed Clearly links service-learning to the learning goals of the course Combines self-study and peer-study workbook formats with activities that can be incorporated in class, to give teachers maximum flexibility in structuring their... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 31.99
International Service Learning (ISL) borrows from the domains of service learning, study abroad, and international education to create a new pedagogy that adds new and unique value from this combination. It is a high-impact pedagogy with the potential to improve students academic attainment, contribute to their personal growth, and develop global... more...
- NIACE 2010; US$ 28.95
The untapped energy of universities and other institutions of higher education to address regional issues seems endless. Issues less defined by political boundaries and increasingly defined by place call for a new type of engagement. This book discusses the challenges of engagement, but also the possibilities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 105.00
In their appearance, schools often seem to be physically separated from their surroundings, cut off from the neighbouring houses and streets by high walls, by playgrounds or playing fields. Within the school, another world seems to exist, with a life of its own ? its own routine, dress, rules and customs ? which appears to have little relationship... more...