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  • Common Interests, Uncommon Goalsby Vandra Masemann; Mark Bray; Maria Manzon

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    The World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES) was established in 1970 as an umbrella body which brought together five national and regional comparative education societies. Over the decades it greatly expanded, and now embraces three dozen societies. This book presents histories of the WCCES and its member societies. It shows ways in... more...

  • Assessment Methods for Student Affairsby John H. Schuh and Associates; M. Lee Upcraft

    Wiley 2011; US$ 42.00

    Editor John Schuh and his fellow contributors, all experts in the field, detail the methodological aspects of conducting assessment projects specifically for the student affairs practitioner who is ready to conduct assessment projects, but is not quite sure how to manage their technical aspects. Using a variety of case studies and concrete examples... more...

  • ASVAB Exam Cramby Kalinda Reeves

    Pearson Education 2009; US$ 23.99

    ASVAB Exam Cram, Second Edition Kalinda Reeves   Succeed with topical reviews, practice exams, and preparation tools   ASVAB Exam Cram, Second Edition, is the perfect study guide to help you pass the ASVAB exam. It provides coverage and practice questions for every exam topic. The book contains an extensive set of practice questions,... more...

  • Many Children Left Behindby Deborah Meier

    Beacon Press 2004; US$ 14.00

    Signed into law in 2002, the federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) promised to revolutionize American public education. Originally supported by a bipartisan coalition, it purports to improve public schools by enforcing a system of standards and accountability through high-stakes testing. Many people supported it originally, despite doubts, because... more...

  • Crossing Borders in East Asian Higher Educationby David W. Chapman; William K. Cummings; Gerard A. Postiglione

    Springer 2010; US$ 259.00

    This book examines issues that have emerged as higher education systems and individual institutions across East Asia confront and adapt to the changing economic, social, and educational environments in which they now operate. The book's focus is on how higher education systems learn from each other and on the ways in which they collaborate to address... more...

  • What Does It Mean to Be Well Educated?by Alfie Kohn

    Beacon Press 2004; US$ 16.00

    Time magazine has called him'perhaps the country's most outspoken critic of education's fixation on grades [and] test scores.' And the Washington Post says he is 'the most energetic and charismatic figure standing in the way of a major federal effort to make standardized curriculums and tests a fact of life in every U.S. school.' In this new collection... more...

  • Changing Schools in an Era of Globalizationby John Chi-Kin Lee; Brian J. Caldwell

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Much has been written about globalization and the challenge of preparing young people for the new world of work and life in times of complexity and continuous change. However, few works have examined how globalization has and will continue to shape education in the East. This volume discusses education within the context of globalization and examines... more...

  • Diploma Mattersby Linda Murray

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95

    In our current education system too many high school students wind up with too few choices. Students are locked into what is decided for them by a broken system. Too often, they are handed a diploma that holds an empty promise. This practical field book is filled with effective tools from The Education Trust–West. Diploma Matters helps school... more...

  • Thinking about Schoolsby Eleanor Blair Hilty

    Westview Press 2011; US$ 59.00

      Specifically developed for students without an education background, this collection of readings provides accessible, essential articles for professors and students of introductory Foundations of Education courses. more...

  • The Myths of Standardized Testsby Phillip Harris; Bruce M. Smith; Joan Harris; Larry Barber; Gerald W. Bracey; Tom O'Brien; Ken Jones; Gail Marshall; Susan Ohanian; Stanley Pogrow; W James Popham

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 28.99

    Much of the common knowledge about standardized tests is simply wrong, and these misunderstandings have led to the distortion of the education of children and the judgments made about them. The Myths of Standardized Tests debunks these assumptions, proposing better ways to judge the success of our schools and offering readers suggestions for ways they... more...