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  • Regulierung durch Evaluation in der Hochschulbildungby Barbara Junge

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 65.43

    Weltweit orientiert sich Hochschulpolitik an šhnlichen Modellen externer Qualitštssicherung. Anhand der Fallstudien Chile und SŁdafrika wird mit dem Konzept der strategischen Selektivitšt untersucht, wie globale Qualitštsstandards trotz unterschiedlicher Akteursinteressen und Kontexte als Reformmodelle durchgesetzt werden. more...

  • Inequality, Power and School Successby Gilberto Conchas; Michael Gottfried

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This volume highlights issues of power, inequality and resistance for African American and Latino/a students in distinct US and international contexts. Through a collection of case studies it links universal issues relating to inequality in education, such as Latino and African American males in the inner-city neighborhoods, Latina teachers and single... more...

  • Unique Challenges in Urban Schoolsby Eric R. Jackson; Carolyn Turner; Dorothy E. Battle

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 25.99

    This study explores the various ways in which parental involvement can help to increase student academic success. More specifically, this analysis is based on the notions that parent involvement in inner city schools present unique challenges that are different from the traditional middle class perspective. more...

  • Affirmative Action and Racial Equityby Uma M. Jayakumar; Liliana M. Garces

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    The highly anticipated U.S. Supreme Court decision in Fisher v. University of Texas placed a greater onus on higher education institutions to provide evidence supporting the need for affirmative action policies on their respective campuses. It is now more critical than ever that institutional leaders and scholars understand the evidence in support... more...

  • Aristotelian Character Educationby KristjŠn KristjŠnsson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in exclusively amoral, instrumentalist terms, KristjŠnsson... more...

  • Tomorrow's Schoolsby Ron Best; Caroline Lodge; Chris Watkins

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    Today's schools are subject to increasing demand and constraint; their work is more complex and fast changing than ever before; politicians and press demand quick fixes. This book paints the picture of a new integrity for our schools as they face a challenging future. Themes addressed include: * schools as places of learning and integrity * the... more...

  • The State And The Schoolby John Turner

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 65.95

    There was once agreement that education was too important to be left to politicians; now the view is that education is too important to be left to teachers. Whereas the curriculum and syllabus were previously the concern of the professionals, the government now distrusts these professionals. This has resulted in the Secretary for State assuming massive... more...

  • Outcomes: Nvqs And The Emerging Model Of Education And Trainingby Gilbert Jessup

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 62.95

    Jessup's widely acclaimed book provides explanations of the many facets of National Vocational Qualifications: who they are for, why they have been developed, how they work, and the benefits they confer. The author explains how NVQs relate to a wide range of issues in education and training. more...

  • Education for a Changeby Titus Alexander; John Potter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This challenging, hard-hitting book is about making schooling relevant to modern society. It starts from the premise that our present education system is ill equipped to serve students and society in the†twenty-first century. In a series of positive yet powerful and provocative†chapters, the authors look at critical issues shaping schools today, with... more...

  • Places of Learningby Elizabeth Ellsworth

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book takes a close look at places of learning located outside of schools, yet deeply concerned with the experience of the learning self. It explores what it might mean to think of pedagogy not in relation to knowledge as a "thing made," but to knowledge in the making. more...