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- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 22.95 US$ 20.88
In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have rightly been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95
Confronting Obstacles to Inclusion uniquely and comprehensively addresses interpretations of inclusive education by drawing upon the experiences and expertise of leading writers and academics who have direct experience of teaching and researching this area around the world. This landmark publication combines theoretical chapters with practical... more...
- Beacon Press 2007; US$ 18.00
Widening the Circle is a passionate, even radical argument for creating school and classroom environments where all kids, including children labeled as ?disabled? and ?special needs,? are welcome on equal terms. In opposition to traditional models of special education, where teachers decide when a child is deemed ?ready to compete? in ?mainstream?... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 31.50
Cet ouvrage collectif témoigne des préoccupations des auteurs de multiples disciplines et pays à l'égard des pratiques éducatives en lien avec l'inclusion préscolaire et scolaire. Il présente les perceptions et attitudes des différents acteurs de la pratique inclusive, l'importance des interventions... more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1992; US$ 23.25
Un ouvrage consacré entièrement à la pratique d'étude de besoins en éducation, en enseignement et en formation qui intéressera certes les professeurs et les étudiants dans ces domaines, mais aussi les directeurs et les professionnels en ressources humaines qui ont à concevoir et analyser les besoins de leur... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00
In this critical look at contemporary higher education, Pasque argues that if a more thorough understanding of leaders' perspectives is not offered, then the dominant perspectives within academic discourse will continue to perpetuate the current ideas of higher education's relationship with society. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 123.00
The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a highly influential instrument for monitoring the quality of education systems and provides a strong evidence base for informed policy making and education research. PISA also has a proven potential to trigger reforms and stimulate stakeholder involvement in the process. Notwithstanding... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers are of concern as never before, a focus for workplace... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Memory work ? the conscious remembering and study of individual and shared memories ? is increasingly being acknowledged as a key pedagogical tool in working with children. Giving students opportunities and support to remember and study their selves as individuals and as communities allows them to see their future as something that belongs to them,... more...