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  • Supporting Lifelong Learningby Julia Clarke; Ann Hanson; Roger Harrison; Fiona Reeve

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 60.95

    This Open University Reader examines the practices of learning and teaching which have been developed to support lifelong learning, and the understanding and assumptions which underpin them. The selection of texts trace the widening scope of academic understanding of learning and teaching, and considers the implications for those who develop programmes... more...

  • Supporting Lifelong Learningby Marion Cartwright; Richard Edwards; Fiona Reeve

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 60.95

    This Reader examines the ways in which learning is organized in a diverse range of lifelong learning environments. If we are to harness the full potential of this learning, the structures of organizations and providers will have to change. The book also examines the shift away from the perception of formal institutions as the sole providers of education... more...

  • Oranges and Lemonsby Wendy Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    This warts-and-all look inside an inner city primary school is an intimate and charming account of how people at Edith Neville primary school approach issues that face urban schools everywhere. The author's insightful journalistic eye focuses on how individuals cope with government initiatives, the needs of the pupils and the community at large. ... more...

  • Migrant Educationby Judith A. Gouwens

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    What are the unique problems of providing schooling for a population on the move? This book describes the demographics of migrant workers and probes the attendant economic, political, sociological and language issues. more...

  • Strategies for Sustainable Open and Distance Learningby Andrea Hope; Patrick Guiton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    Adaptability and the ability to handle rapid and ongoing change are essential for successfully managing any modern educational enterprise, and open and distance learning is no exception. In an often over-looked field, this volume examines the nature of sustainability in open and distance learning using case material from a wide range of current... more...

  • Urban Educationby Dale E Adams

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This work takes a comprehensive look at urban schools using history as a lens for coming to grips with social, political, legal, and economic realities reflected in the American urban education system. It covers inadequate funding, student poverty, and ethnic schisms in the classroom. more...

  • A history of Franciscan education (c. 1210-1517)by B. Roest

    BRILL 2000; US$ 204.00

    This volume offers a new synthesis of Franciscan education, showing the dynamic development of the Franciscan school network. Also discussed is the relationship between the medieval universities and the study programmes offered to Franciscan students. more...

  • A Race Against Timeby James Cibulka; William Lowe Boyd

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 77.00

    Three approaches to the reform of urban school governance are discussed and analyzed, using data from seven large cities (Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York), national trends, and a statewide analysis of Maryland's school accountability system. The first approach, systems reform, focuses on improving... more...

  • No Child Left Behind and other Federal Programs for Urban School Districtsby Frank Brown; Richard C Hunter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 117.99

    The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act is designed to close the achievement gap between disadvantaged and disadvantaged children through its Title I program. This book explores models to achieve equity in Title I schools; and defines what is required of states in Title I schools. It examines how each state implements NCLB accountability standards. more...

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults. more...