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- 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...
- 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...
- R&L Education 2010; US$ 32.99
This book examines the status of public education in North America and exposes many of the absurd instructional practices found in all-too-many schools. Written by three experienced educators, this book provides readers with a direct window into public education. The language is straightforward, the case studies based on real events, and the research... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 137.99
Oxford, the Collegiate University addresses the possible shift in balance of authority at one of the world's greatest universities, and arrives at a positive conclusion. Oxford will continue to remain an effective collegiate university and, while its identity will change, its core values persist. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 180.45
Crossing Borders in East Asian Higher Education examines issues that have emerged as higher education systems across East Asia confront and adapt to the changing economic, social, and educational environments in which they now operate. more...
- Beacon Press 2004; US$ 16.00
Few writers ask us to question our fundamental assumptions about education as provocatively as Alfie Kohn. 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... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
After all the hours of studying, reading and preparation, the nights spent revising and the writing and re-writing of assignments, ?success? for university students can often be represented with a single grade or digit, summing up a wide range of activities. The authors of this timely book ask how fair that assessment is. This book is about a long-ignored... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
This book describes the unfolding of a global phenomenon: the legal prohibition of physical punishment of children. Until thirty years ago, this near-universal practice was considered appropriate, necessary and a parental right. But a paradigm shift in conceptions of childhood has led to a global movement to redefine it as violence and as a violation... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 137.99
Around the world, vocational education programs have seen a renewed interest in apprenticeships. This volume discusses that interest and analyzes from various perspectives the steps towards the implementation of innovative apprenticeship programs. more...