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- NewSouth 2014; US$ 27.99
In 1857 all of the Arts students at the University of Sydney could fit into a single photograph. Now there are more than one million university students in Australia. After World War II, Australian universities became less elite but more important, growing from six small institutions educating less than 0.2 per cent of the population to a system enrolling... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
Take an in-depth look at campus activism in the 21st century with this issue of New Directions for Higher Education . Campuses have always experienced an ebb and flow of activism, and the recent displays of student activism on American campuses show that protesters remain a vibrant subculture in American higher education. From rising tuition costs... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 21.99
In the world of high-octane curriculum, assessment, and accountability, educators too often neglect educational realities. This book examines the current status of public education in America, the associated political landscape, and the latest philosophies aimed at improving test scores, and offers straightforward advice for parents and educators.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99
American higher education is at a crossroads. Technological innovations and disruptive market forces are buffeting colleges and universities at the very time their financial structure grows increasingly fragile. Disinvestment by states has driven up tuition prices at public colleges, and student debt has reached a startling record-high of one trillion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
This is a must-have resource for busy educators involved in creating, improving, or reevaluating their school mission statements. The authors provide numerous examples of mission statements from a diverse range of preK-12 schools, offering readers an extremely valuable resource for developing an understanding of various themes and ideas in American... more...
- Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2014; US$ 29.99
La distance et les barrières linguistiques n?ont pu empêcher le mouvement étudiant nord-américain de former une incarnation locale en terre acadienne, culminant dans une participation enthousiasme au « moment 1968 » planétaire, avec une saveur originale toutefois, qui changera profondément la culture politique de cette minorité linguistique. more...
- Springer 2014; US$ 49.99
?Strukturen und Entwicklungen von Bildungssystemen werden wesentlich durch deren Umweltbeziehungen beeinflusst. Die Autorinnen und Autoren des Sammelbandes stellen eine neue, richtungsweisende Perspektive auf strukturelle Kopplungen des Bildungssystems zur Diskussion. Dieses Theoriekonzept betont das Spannungsverhaltnis von Eigendynamik und wechselseitiger... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 22.99
The essays in this book deal with situations or issues in public education which we need to address. While some of these situations seem clear and almost obvious, making the necessary changes and admitting the truth to ourselves is not necessarily going to happen easily. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Currently, both the status quo of public education and the "No Excuses" Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths that are supposed to define American idealism. This volume will refute this ideology by proposing Social Context Reform, a term coined by... more...