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- The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, Inc. 2014; US$ 1.00
In Education and Opportunity, Michael McShane explains why a quality education is foundational to the future success of our children. However, despite unprecedented levels of federal funding and numerous reforms , many students in America?s current school system never enjoy the excellent education that puts social and vocational success within... more...
- SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 16.00
This handbook brings together new work by some of the leading authorities on citizenship education, and is divided into five sections. The first section deals with key ideas about citizenship education including democracy, rights, globalization and equity. Section two contains a wide range of national case studies of citizenship education including... more...
- Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 13.99
While other defining elements of a scholar's identity, such as race or gender, are routinely taken into consideration and welcomed as providing new perspectives, the perspective of the believing Christian is dismissed as irrelevant or, worse, antithetical to the scholarly enterprise. The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship demonstrates what... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 67.00 US$ 58.07
In this updated landmark book, the authors have gathered the seminal work and most current thinking on adult learning into one volume. Learning in Adulthood addresses a wide range of topics including: Who are adult learners? How do adults learn? Why are adults involved in learning activities? How does the social context shape the learning that adults... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
School Experiences of Gay and Lesbian Youth: The Invisible Minority shows teachers, youth advocates, administrators, and academic researchers how to embrace the needs of sexual minority students. Through research and case studies, this book explains the ways in which schools are failing the vulnerable population of gay, lesbian, and bisexual youths.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95
How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles?s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed,... more...
- Touchstone 2014; US$ 16.99
Learning with YOUR purpose in mind -- not your parents', not your teacher's, not your school's Every day, your school, your teachers, and even your peers draw lines to measure and standardize intelligence. They decide what criteria make one person smart and another person stupid. They decide who will succeed and who will just get by. Perhaps... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Drawing on his own experience teaching diverse grades and subjects, Kevin Kumashiro examines aspects of teaching and learning toward social justice, and suggests concrete implications for K-12 teachers and teacher educators. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 42.00 US$ 36.40
Radicalizing Learning calls for a total rethinking of what the field of adult education stands for and how adult educators should assess their effectiveness. Arguing that major changes in society are needed to create a more just world, the authors set out to show how educators can help learners envision and enact this radical transformation. Specifically,... more...