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  • Die Albertus-Universität Königsbergby Christian Tilitzki

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 206.31

    1544 gegründet, war die Albertus-Universität in Königsberg Preußens älteste Hochschule. Im kollektiven Gedächtnis ist sie heute bestensfalls als lebenslange Wirkungsstätte des Philosophen Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) präsent. Selbst die Namen bedeutender Naturwissenschaftler und Mathematiker, die, wie der Astronom Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel,... more...

  • Report of the Committee on the Future of the Collegeby Marvin Bressler

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 63.00 US$ 57.33

    Contents: Letter of Transmittal to the President ii; Members and Staff of the Commission on the Future of the College iv; Special Studies v; Acknowledgments vi; 1. The Commission on the Future of the College: Background and Purposes 3; 2. The Student on Campus: Composition, Undergraduate Life, Provisions for Advising and Counselling 23; 3. The Size... more...

  • Stalin's Schoolby Larry E. Holmes

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1999; US$ 27.95

    Larry Holmes brings a human dimension to the Soviet Union of the 1930s and a new understanding of Stalinism as a cultural and psychological phenomenon through interviews and archives from School No. 25, where the children of such prominant individuals as Stalin, Molotov, and Paul Robeson attended. more...

  • Geschichte der Universität Unter den Lindenby Michael Grüttner; Christoph Jahr; Sven Kinas; Anne Chr. Nagel; Jens Thiel; Heinz-Elmar Tenorth; Michael Grüttner

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 130.28

    Die ?Geschichte der Universität Unter den Linden? analysiert die Biographie der Institution seit 1810 (Bände 1-3) und die Praxis der universitären Disziplinen (Bände 4-6). Auch nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg galt die Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität als die bedeutendste Hochschule Deutschlands. Ihre internationale Reputation hatte indes während... more...

  • University Autonomy in Russian Federation Since Perestroikaby Olga Bain

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This study focuses on the national higher education policies and institutional strategies that foster or hinder individual Russian universities in applying newfound principles of autonomy. This new autonomy has become more dramatic with the decentralization of power, transition to the market economy, and severe state austerity since Perestroika. This... more...

  • Bulgariaby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 61.00

    Reform of education, training and human resource management is an integral part of the transition to a democratic society and to economic prosperity. Efforts undertaken in educational work are an undeniable contribution towards fostering peace, human rights and a sustainable, secure environment, which are fundamental to achieving stability in a country. more...

  • Britain's Educational Reformby Mike Howarth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book questions many of Britain's idiosyncratic attitudes towards education. Dimensions missing from Britain's recent reforms, but present in Japan are highlighted. The author argues that Britain could learn a lot from Japan in order to improve education and vocational training considerably. more...

  • Separate But Equal?by Tony Edwards; Carol Fitz-Gibbon; Frank Hardman; Roy Haywood; Nick Meagher

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95

    This book looks in detail at the strong contrasts in the provision traditionally made for 'academically' and 'vocationally' minded students, and looks at differences and similarities in practice. The chapters report evidence of how students on both sides think they have been taught. They also report on how those students prefer to learn, how their... more...

  • Repainting the Little Red Schoolhouseby John Rodden

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 169.99

    This is the first-ever English-language study of GDR education and the first book, in any language, to trace the complete history of Eastern German education from 1945 through the 1990s. It relates in full the GDR's attempt to create a new Marxist nation by means of educational reform. The book goes beyond previous investigations of the subject to... more...

  • Education in Scotlandby Margaret M Clark; Margaret Clark; Pamela Munn

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95

    Education in Scotland is markedly different from what happens in the rest of the UK - with a different National Curriculum, school boards to oversee school management and a General Teaching Council which has been in existence since 1965. Whilst there are many examples of successful and innovative practice in Scotland, the system is quite often not... more...