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  • Die Matrikel der Universität Leipzigby Jens Blecher; Gerald Wiemers

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2006; US$ 60.12

    Die Matrikel, als "Amtsbücher" der Universitäten eine der wichtigsten akademischen Quellengattungen, offenbaren das wechselvolle Schicksal von Universitäten am Beispiel ihrer größten sozialen Gruppe - der Studentenschaft. Die Eintragungen offenbaren zugleich die Attraktivität der Fakultäten und einzelner Fächer und bezeugen mit den Veränderungen... more...

  • Die Matrikel der Universität Leipzigby Jens Blecher; Gerald Wiemers

    Verlag und Datenbank für Geisteswissenschaften - VDG Weimar 2008; US$ 124.06

    Der zweite Teilband der neuen Leipziger Universitätsmatrikel umfasst die Jahre von 1832 bis 1863. Es sind die Jahre, in denen die deutschen Staaten einen wesentlichen Umbruch in politischer und wirtschaftlicher Hinsicht erfuhren. Von den Stürmen der Zeit blieben die Hochschulen nicht verschont - auch wenn die Immatrikulationen... 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$ 154.00

    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 des Krieges... more...

  • Secondary Education in England 1870-1902by Prof John Roach; John Roach

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In this comprehensive and extensively researched history, John Roach argues for a reassessment of the relative importance of State regulation and private provision. Although the public schools enjoyed their greatest prestige during this period, in terms of educational reform and progress their importance has been exaggerated. The role of the public... more...

  • University Autonomy in Russian Federation Since Perestroikaby Olga Bain

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 178.00

    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$ 200.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Le collège de Dormans-Beauvais à la fin du Moyen Â Thierry Kouamé

    BRILL 2005; US$ 228.00

    This work describes the world of Parisian students by means of a sociological analysis of the Collège de Dormans-Beauvais between 1370 and 1458. The study examines the background, training and careers of the fellows of this institution which foreshadowed the modern college structure. more...