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  • Bilingual Community Education and Multilingualismby Ofelia García; Zeena Zakharia

    Channel View Publications 2012; US$ 30.00

    This book explores bilingual community education, specifically the educational spaces shaped and organized by American ethnolinguistic communities for their children in the multilingual city of New York. Employing a rich variety of case studies which highlight the importance of the ethnolinguistic community in bilingual education, this collection examines... more...

  • Working-Class Minority Students' Routes to Higher Educationby Roberta Espinoza

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 133.00

    While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural capital - examines the social relations that often underpin... more...

  • Successful School Leadership Preparation and Developmentby Karen L. Sanzo; Steve Myran; Anthony H. Normore

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 124.95

    This book will feature lessons learned about the successful implementation of leadership program preparation and development programs that are grant-funded by the United States Department of Education through the School Leadership Program. Each chapter will highlight one or more practices that have been identified as a best practice by the literature... more...

  • Classroom Voices on Education and Raceby Daniel Frio

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 33.99

    Classroom Voices on Education and Race presents core educational issues? with an emphasis on race and the racial achievement gap, school culture, and curriculum?through the unfiltered and poignant voices of high school students. Students from urban, rural, and suburban public schools express a strong desire for a more active role in their classrooms,... more...

  • The Reorder of Thingsby Roderick A. Ferguson

    University of Minnesota Press 2012; US$ 75.00

    In the 1960s and 1970s, minority and women students at colleges and universities across the United States organized protest movements to end racial and gender inequality on campus. African American, Chicano, Asia American, American Indian, women, and queer activists demanded the creation of departments that reflected their histories and experiences,... more...

  • CLIL in Higher Educationby Inmaculada Fortanet-Gomez

    Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 35.00

    This book offers a unique view of multilingualism in higher education from a global perspective. It presents a contextualised case of a multilingual language policy which takes the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The volume discusses various approaches to multilingual education including CLIL and then proposes guidelines for... more...

  • A Practical Guide to Gender Diversity for Computer Science Facultyby Diana Franklin

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 30.00

    Computer science faces a continuing crisis in the lack of females pursuing and succeeding in the field. Companies may suffer due to reduced product quality, students suffer because educators have failed to adjust to diverse populations, and future generations suffer due to a lack of role models and continued challenges in the environment. In this book,... more...

  • China's Mongols at Universityby Zhenzhou Zhao; Wing On Lee

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 94.99

    China's Mongols at University looks at interactions among the government, universities, and minority Mongol students. Zhenzhou Zhao gradually presents and reflects on life stories of seemingly privileged minorities in China's higher education system. The book compares three universities in separate provinces or regions that represent distinct types... more...

  • Refugees, Immigrants, and Education in the Global South: Lives in Motionby Lesley Bartlett; Ameena Ghaffar-Kucher

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    The unprecedented human mobility the world is now experiencing poses new and unparalleled challenges regarding the provision of social and educational services throughout the global South. This volume examines the role played by schooling in immigrant incorporation or exclusion, using case studies of countries in Eastern Asia, Africa, Central America,... more...

  • Breaking the Mold of Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Studentsby Andrea Honigsfeld; Audrey Cohan

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 34.99

    The narratives presented in Breaking the Mold of Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students are rooted in classrooms, districts, communities, teacher preparation programs from around the United States and many corners of the world. The unique initiatives portrayed here represent collaborative efforts by students, teachers,... more...