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- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
The Education Dilemma: Policy Issues for Developing Countries in the 1980s focuses on the questions on the adequacy of the Western European and North American model of formal schooling exported to developing countries. The selection first offers information on an overview of the policy issues in the 1980s, future of formal education in developing countries,... more...
- CRC Press 2016; US$ 154.95
For the first time ever, clear, comprehensive information about the major e-learning standards has been brought together in a single resource. No more confusing patchworks of information gleaned from scattered Web sites and periodicals. No more frustrating searches through hundreds of pages of technical specifications to find the twenty pages that... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 25.00
How to handle affirmative action is one of the most intractable policy problems of our era, touching on controversial issues such as race-consciousness and social justice. Much has been written both for and against affirmative action policies?especially within the realm of educational opportunity. In this book, philosopher Michele S. Moses offers... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 25.95
The Strange Child examines how the Japanese financial crisis of the 1990s gave rise to "the child problem," a powerful discourse of social anxiety that refocused concerns about precarious economic futures and shifting ideologies of national identity onto the young. Andrea Arai's ethnography details the different forms of social and cultural dislocation... more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 27.95
Many liberal-minded Western democracies pride themselves on their commitments to egalitarianism, the fair treatment of immigrants, and the right to education. These environments would seem to provide a best-case scenario for the reception of immigrant youth. But that is not always the case. Coercive Concern explores how stereotypes of Muslim immigrants... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99
This volume reviews the background of mandated teacher performanceassessment with an emphasis on policy, privatization, and professionalization.The authors discuss the potential impact of mandated teacher performanceassessments on teacher education in the content areas of mathematics, English,and social studies. The perspectives and empirical... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00
This book capitalizes on the developments in dynamical systems and education by presenting some of the most recent advances in this area in seventeen non-overlapping chapters. The first half of the book discusses the conceptual framework of complex dynamical systems and its applicability to educational processes. The second half presents a set of... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00
This book explores the beneficial impact of pedagogically updated practices and approaches in the teaching of science concepts as well as elaborates on future challenges and emerging issues that address Science and Technology Education. By pointing out new research directions it informs educational practices and bridges the gap between research and... more...
- Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 129.00
This book presents an in?depth study of assessment innovation and its impact on teaching and learning. The context is New Zealand, and the focus is additional languages other than English and the recent introduction of a radical new assessment of students? spoken proficiency, called interact. The book crosses the traditional theoretical and methodological... more...
- Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95
Politics and Education: Cases from eleven nations tackles the relationship between politics and education. The book presents several dimensions of the politics-education relationship, such as the use of education in achieving political agendas and the effects of the interest of a political group on educational policy. The book present cases from 11... more...