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- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 159.00
Former World Bank education specialist Bjorn Nordtveit believes a development project should be viewed as a complex, dialectical organism, not a linear system. In this book, he offers a novel method of analyzing development on the ground and in the think tank. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00
This book presents a model of professional learning borne of a decade of research in Sweden and Australia. It details how students shift the focus of their learning away from the formalism associated with the university to the exigencies of working life. more...
- Mohr Siebeck 2009; US$ 113.56
Die Hochschulorganisation befindet sich erneut in einer Phase des Umbruchs. Ökonomisierung, Hierarchisierung, Entstaatlichung und administrative Professionalisierung bezeichnen Leitbilder, welche die traditionell kollegiale, akademisch-fachliche und auf Betroffenenrepräsentation gründende Hochschulbinnenorganisation erschüttern. Dies irritiert auch... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99
Welche Möglichkeiten und Grenzen bietet das Hochschulstudium zur Entwicklung von Professionalität in der Sozialen Arbeit? Die Vermittlung von Wissen, die Herausbildung von Kompetenzen, die Bildung eines professionellen Habitus und einer professionellen Identität sind parallele, z.T. aber auch konkurrierende Zielmarken hochschulischer Lern- und Bildungsprozesse.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This collection offers an authoritative, up-to-date commentary on the challenges facing higher education today across both the UK and internationally. The book charts the impact of global economic trends and recent policy developments for students, academics, providers and changing course provision. more...
- CODESRIA 2008; US$ 20.90
When the Dar es Salaam Declaration on Academic Freedom and Social Responsibility of Academics came up in the early 1990s, African higher-education systems were in a serious, multi-dimensional and long-standing crisis. Hand-in-hand with the imbalances and troubles that rocked and ruined African economies, the crisis in the academia was characterised... more...
- SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99
In recent years, international efforts to improve educational quality in sub-Saharan Africa have focused on promoting learner-centered pedagogy. However, it has not fl ourished for cultural, economic, and political reasons that often go unrecognized by development organizations and policymakers. This edited volume draws on a long-term collaboration... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 179.99
Volume XX/2 of History of Universities contains the customary mix of learned articles, book reviews, conference reports, and bibliographical information, which makes this publication such an indispensable tool for the historian of higher education. Its contributions range widely geographically, chronologically, and in subject-matter. The volume is,... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
Tracing the transformation of early modern academics into modern researchers from the Renaissance to Romanticism, Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University uses the history of the university and reframes the "Protestant Ethic" to reconsider the conditions of knowledge production in the modern world. William Clark argues that... more...
- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99
This report, produced with the help of Madagascars national education team in 2006-07, is designed to contribute to ongoing education reform discussions. It analyzes the constraints to system expansion and presents possible next steps for an appropriate course of action. This report aims to encourage discussion among policymakers, stakeholders... more...