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History

  • Collegeby Andrew Delbanco; Andrew Delbanco

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    As the commercialization of American higher education accelerates, more and more students are coming to college with the narrow aim of obtaining a preprofessional credential. The traditional four-year college experience?an exploratory time for students to discover their passions and test ideas and values with the help of teachers and peers?is in danger... more...

  • Educational Administration and Leadershipby David Burgess; Paul Newton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This volume provides diverse perspectives and paradigms in educational administration and leadership. Focusing on particular philosophical and theoretical schools of thought, it traces the contemporary history of debates in the field while also exploring emerging, non-traditional schools for insight and potential contributions to educational administration... more...

  • Romantic Education in Nineteenth-Century American Literature: National and Transatlantic Contextsby Monika M Elbert; Lesley Ginsberg

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    American publishing in the long nineteenth century was flooded with readers, primers, teaching-training manuals, children?s literature, and popular periodicals aimed at families. These publications attest to an abiding faith in the power of pedagogy that has its roots in transatlantic Romantic conceptions of pedagogy and literacy. The essays... more...

  • John William Wardby Kim Townsend

    Amherst College 2014; US$ 24.99

    The rise and fall of the man and the educational and democratic ideals he represented more...

  • Jumpstart! Historyby Sarah Whitehouse; Karan Vickers-Hulse

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils? understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time. History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a fantastic hook for learning. This book will enable you... more...

  • The Political Classroomby Diana E. Hess; Paula McAvoy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 38.95

    Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E. Hess and Paula McAvoy argue that teachers will make better professional judgments about these... more...

  • The History of American Higher Educationby Roger L. Geiger

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    This book tells the compelling saga of American higher education from the founding of Harvard College in 1636 to the outbreak of World War II. The most in-depth and authoritative history of the subject available, The History of American Higher Education traces how colleges and universities were shaped by the shifting influences of culture, the emergence... more...

  • Young Children and the Environmentby Julie Davis

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    This is an essential text for students, teachers and practitioners in a range of early childhood education and care settings. more...

  • A Forgotten Sisterhoodby Audrey Thomas McCluskey

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 39.99

    In the late nineteenth through the mid-twentieth century a small group of women overcame personal and professional hardships to gain national prominence as educational reformers and social activists. This book takes a biographical look at Lucy Craft Laney, Mary McLeod Bethune, Nannie Helen Burroughs, Charlotte Hawkins Brown. The four women knew each... more...

  • 9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classroomsby Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    While current literature stresses the importance of teaching about the 9/11 attacks on the US, many questions remain as to what teachers are actually teaching in their own classrooms. Few studies address how teachers are using of all of this advice and curriculum, what sorts of activities they are undertaking, and how they go about deciding what they... more...