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  • Adult Education & The Working Classby Kevin Ward; Richard Taylor

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book has two purposes: first to argue that there is a greater need now than ever before for liberal adult education for the working class. Such provision would both help to ameliorate the gross inequalities of our society and provide some counter-balance to the increasingly utilitarian and vocational orientation of post-school education. Secondly,... more...

  • Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Educationby Stylianos Hatzipanagos; Rebecca Rochon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning is about returning to what current research emphasises: the primary beneficiary of assessment should be the student. To achieve this in... more...

  • Doing Research to Improve Teaching and Learningby Kimberly M. Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 35.95

    Given the increased accountability at the college and university level, one of the most promising ways for faculty at institutions of higher education to improve their teaching is to capitalize upon their skills as researchers. This book is a step-by-step guide for doing research to inform and improve teaching and learning. With background and instruction... more...

  • Service-Learning Essentialsby Barbara Jacoby; Jeffrey Howard

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    Service-Learning Essentials is the resource you need to help you develop high-quality service-learning experiences for college students. Written by one of the field's leading experts and sponsored by Campus Compact, the book is the definitive work on this high-impact educational practice. Service-learning has been identified by the Association... more...

  • The Higher Education Scene in Americaby Abraham Gitlow; Howard Gitlow

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    Based on the authors? experiences in academe over seventy-five years, The Higher Education Scene in America: Some Observations discusses a number of issues that confront America?s higher education scene today. more...

  • Mutual Aid Universities (Routledge Revivals)by Eric Midwinter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1984, this collection of essays was the first account of the development of the University of the Third Age in Britain (U3A). Changing employment patterns and increasing pressure on traditional areas of secondary and higher education has led to the idea that learning can be a life-long process. The theories of U3As in Britain, their... more...

  • Raised at Rutgersby Richard L. McCormick

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    In Raised at Rutgers , Richard L. McCormick tells what it is like to run a major state university and vividly portrays the often contentious environment in which a university president operates today. He unsparingly recounts his decade of leadership, including his own missteps?those we know about and those we didn?t?as he strove to obtain adequate... more...

  • Contemporary Debates in Educationby Ron Brooks

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Did the Thatcher years and their aftermath constitute a revolution or a restoration in education. Do they represent a departure from, or a reinforcement of tradition? Contemporary Debates in Education is a thought-provoking volume which reviews the reforms of the eighties and early nineties, then follow this with an examination of the long-standing... more...

  • Changing Educationby Janet McKenzie

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 62.95

    For courses in Sociology (Sociology of Education, Applied Social Studies, Research Methods, Family Studies); Education (Educational Studies, Educational Management and Teacher training - including B.Ed. and PGCE); Social Policy (Education Policy, Research Methods) and History (Contemporary History, Social History, Research Methods, Family Histories).... more...

  • Internationalization of Education Policyby Kerstin Martens; Philipp Knodel; Michael Windzio

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book investigates and discusses the phenomenon of internationalization of education policy and its consequences for national policymaking processes. By comparing educational outcomes and actors' reactions in different countries, it provides detailed insights into a highly contested policy field. more...