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  • GenderChange in Academiaby Birgit Riegraf

    Springer Fachmedien 2010; US$ 89.99

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  • Oxford Student Pranksby Richard O Smith

    The History Press 2010; US$ 11.65

    Oxford University is famed for the intelligence and innovation of its students. However, not all the undergraduates have devoted their talents to academia; instead they spent their time devising ingenious and hilarious pranks to play on their unsuspecting dons. This entertaining volume recalls some of the greatest stunts and practical jokes in the... more...

  • Literacy as a Moral Imperativeby Rebecca Powell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 23.99

    In this important book on literacy and teaching practices, education scholar and former schoolteacher Rebecca Powell argues that the decisions we make about literacy in a pluralistic society are fundamentally moral ones, either supporting inequitable power relationships, or seeking to transform them. more...

  • Emotionale Bedingungen des Fernstudiumsby Sabrina Matuschke

    Diplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 59.90

    Hauptbeschreibung Negative Emotionen, wie zum Beispiel Angst, können den Lernprozess hemmen. Schlechte Ergebnisse sind die Folge. Positive Emotionen, wie Freude am Lernen, bringen dagegen i. d. R. positivere Ergebnisse mit sich. Diese Tatsache ist in der Praxis des Unterrichts und Lernens seit langem bekannt. Aber spielen im Fernstudium die gleichen... more...

  • Arbeitsorientierte Grundbildungby Beatrice Preising; Kathleen Rothe

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2011; US$ 21.49

    Der Leitfaden geht auf die Ursachen und Auswirkungen von funktionalem Analphabetismus ein. Er beschreibt die Lebenssituation der Betroffenen und wird durch Fallbeispiele und Zitate ergänzt. Fachkräfte, die mit der Implementierung entsprechender Angebote vor Ort betraut sind, erhalten eine praxisnahe Hilfestellung zur Umsetzung eines arbeitsorientierten... more...

  • Achieving State and National Literacy Goals, a Long Uphill Roadby Jennifer Sloan McCombs; Sheila Nataraj Kirby; Heather Barney; Hilary Darilek

    RAND Corporation 2005; US$ 9.95

    RAND gathered information from the 50 states and theDistrict of Columbia (DC) on state assessment systems and studentperformance on reading or English language arts and writing assessments inorder to measure adolescent?s (grades 4 through 12) performance toward stateliteracy goals. more...

  • Literacy in American Livesby Deborah Brandt

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00

    This book addresses critical questions facing public education at the twenty-first century. more...

  • Literacy in Americaby Barbara J. Guzzetti

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00

    An encyclopedic resource on literacy, literacy instruction and literary assessment in the United States. It offers a comprehensive overview of all the latest trends in literacy education, familiarity with electronic content, and the ability to create meaning from visual imagery and media messages. more...

  • Women in Higher Educationby Joann Digeorgio-Lutz

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 139.00

    More women are receiving advanced degrees and ascending to the ranks of deans, provosts, and presidents, but despite gains in advancing gender equality, efforts at true empowerment are still met with significant resistance within academia. The contributors to this collection are committed to promoting the issue of gender and empowering women in higher... more...

  • Literacy Tutoring Handbookby Raymond Siljander; Jacqueline Reina

    Charles C Thomas 2005; US$ 34.95

    This book investigates the depth of the illiteracy problem in the United States and the rationale and administration of a literacy-learning program. Based on some of the latest reading research, the authors provide a comprehensive up-to-date look at literacy tutoring. Following an introduction to the illiteracy problem, the book focuses on literacy... more...