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  • Rituals and Student Identity in Educationby Richard A. Quantz; Terry O'Connor; Peter Magolda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 40.00

    A contemporary look at both the rituals fostered in our education system that reproduce inequalities between students and how we can change these techniques to promote equity in and outside the classroom. more...

  • Feel-Bad Educationby Alfie Kohn

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 15.00

    Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education?s most outspoken voices   Almost no writer on schools asks us to question our fundamental assumptions about education and motivation as boldly as Alfie Kohn. The Washington Post says that ?teachers and parents who encounter Kohn and his thoughts come away transfixed, ready... more...

  • American Studies in Dialogueby Matthias Oppermann

    Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 28.00

    Seit seiner Entstehung in den 1930er- Jahren hat sich das Fach "American Studies" in den USA radikal verändert. Als Motor dieses Prozesses galt bislang die wissenschaftliche Forschung. Matthias Oppermann beleuchtet nun erstmals die Rolle der Lehre und zeigt, dass das Fach von Beginn an durch Kurse und Lehrpläne nicht nur didaktisch, sondern... more...

  • Betrayedby Laurie H. Rogers

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 36.99

    Betrayed aims to tell the truth of public education - from the perspective of a parent who has fought the education bureaucracy. more...

  • From Crayons to Condomsby Steve Baldwin; Karen Holgate

    Midpoint Trade Books 2008; US$ 14.99

    The American public school system, once the envy of the world, is now a cesspool of political correctness, ineptitude and violence, yet its administrators demand - and receive - far more funding per child than do higher-performing private and religious schools. From "teachers" who can barely comprehend English to the elevation of foreign... more...

  • Saving Higher Educationby Martin J. Bradley; Robert H. Seidman; Steven R. Painchaud

    Wiley 2011; US$ 45.00

    Colleges and universities are under pressure from the government, students, and parents to make higher education more efficient and cost-effective. Based on Southern New Hampshire University?s highly successful competency-based three-year bachelors degree program?the longest running in the country?this book provides a blueprint for creating, sustaining,... more...

  • Faces of Learningby Sam Chaltain

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.95

    Inspirational stories of engaging, real-life educational experiences Everyone has a personal learning story, a time when they became actively engaged in their own education. Maybe it was an especially challenging teacher, or a uniquely supportive environment, or a collaborative classroom. In Faces of Learning , both well-known public figures, such... more...

  • The Old Boys Networkby John Rae

    Short Books 2011; US$ 11.99

    John Rae was one of the most charismatic and controversial figures in British education. His reputation as a great reformer was forged during his 16 years as headmaster of Westminster School, in the 1970s and early 1980s. And his candid account of that turbulent period – recorded at the time in handwritten diaries – seems as fresh and relevant... more...

  • Reconceptualising Evaluation In Higher Educationby Murray Saunders; Roni Bamber; Paul Trowler

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 57.00

    There is high investment in projects that enhance the quality of teaching and learning within the higher education sector. These projects require evaluation, but the higher education sector has not conceptualized such evaluation work. This book aims to aid understanding, drawing on a set of evaluative practices to foster understanding. more...

  • 21st Century Skillsby Bernie Trilling; Charles Fadel

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.95

    The new building blocks for learning in a complex world This important resource introduces a framework for 21st Century learning that maps out the skills needed to survive and thrive in a complex and connected world. 21st Century content includes the basic core subjects of reading, writing, and arithmetic-but also emphasizes global awareness, financial/economic... more...