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  • Migration und schulischer Wandel: Leistungsbeurteilungby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 19.95

    'Migration und schulischer Wandel' führt in Erkenntnisse der Schulqualitätsforschung mit Perspektiven für eine inklusive Bildungspraxis in der Einwanderungsgesellschaft ein. Jeder Band enthält theoretisches Grundlagenwissen, Forschungsergebnisse sowie Strategien und Praxisbeispiele zu einem zentralen Feld der Unterrichts- und Schulentwicklung. Mit... more...

  • Obsessed with the Doctoral Thesesby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    After having supervised the 30th doctoral thesis at the University of Lapland, Finland, Professor Kaarina Määttä invited the doctoral graduates and their circle of acquaintances to talk about their experiences of the process of writing a doctoral thesis and their opinions on good supervision and support. What did the dissertation process give and demand?... more...

  • PISA Under Examinationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    From the 23rd to 26th of November 2009 in La Palma island, in the Canaries, the Comparative Education Society in Europe (CESE) organized an international symposium entitled PISA under Examination: Changing Knowledge, Changing Tests, and Changing Schools. During four days seventeen leading scholars of Europe and America presented their contributions... more...

  • Education Systems in Historical, Cultural, and Sociological Perspectivesby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    For nearly half a century, research on education systems has been increasingly popular. However, this popularity was long restricted primarily to internationally linked policy makers and education planners, often backed up by international organizations such the OECD but also by governmental or para-governmental organizations within the individual... more...

  • Collaborative Knowledge Creationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book presents perspectives on the knowledge creation metaphor of learning, and elaborates the trialogical approach to learning. The knowledge creation metaphor differs from both the acquisition and the participation metaphors. In a nutshell trialogical approaches seek to engage learners in joint work with shared objects and artefacts mediated... more...

  • Professional Learning in the Knowledge Societyby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book presents an entirely new approach to professional learning based on perspectives of the knowledge society and, in particular, an interpretation of Knorr Cetina?s work on scientific ?epistemic cultures?. Starting with a conceptual chapter and followed by a suite of empirical studies from accountancy, education, nursing and software engineering,... more...

  • Teacher Learning and Power in the Knowledge Societyby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    The rise of knowledge workers has been widely heralded but there has been little research on their actual learning practices. This book provides the first systematic comparative study of the formal and informal learning of different professional groups, with a particular focus on teachers. Drawing on unique large-scale national surveys of working conditions... more...

  • Health Education in Context: An International Perspective on Health Education in Schools and Local Communitiesby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book presents an international perspective on health education and specifically the influence that context has on this aspect of education. The focus includes both formal and non-formal health education and the factors that impact upon its effectiveness, particularly in non-Western and non-English-speaking contexts (i.e., outside the UK, USA,... more...

  • The World Bank and Educationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 29.95

    World Bank and Education: Book Blurb For more than three decades, the World Bank has been proposing global policies for education. Presented as research-based, validated by experience, and broadly applicable, these policies are ideologically driven, insensitive to local contexts, and treat education as independent of international dynamics and national... more...

  • Learning, Social Interaction and Diversity ? Exploring Identities in School Practicesby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    The main idea of the book is to contribute to a broader understanding of learning, identity and diversity by presenting actual research findings that were retrieved from classroom settings and related social practices. Learning is to a large extent an ongoing social process as both students and their teachers learn by being part of shared social practices... more...