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  • 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...

  • Assessment Reform in Educationby Rita Berry; Bob Adamson

    Springer 2011; US$ 179.00

    This book discusses the recent assessment movements in the eastern and western worlds with particular focuses on the policies, implementation, and impacts of assessment reform on education. A new perspective of assessment sees assessment as a means to enhance learning. This book examines the tensions, challenges and outcomes (intended and unintended)... more...

  • OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education: Australia 2011by OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 42.00

    This book provides, for Australia, an independent analysis of major issues facing its educational evaluation and assessment framework, current policy initiatives, and possible future approaches. It shows how student assessment, teacher appraisal, school evaluation and system evaluation can bring about real gains in performance across Australia's... more...

  • Schools in the Landscapeby Edith M. Ziegler

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 41.50

    This richly researched and impressively argued work is a history of public schooling in Alabama in the half century following the Civil War. It engages with depth and sophistication Alabama’s social and cultural life in the period that can be characterized by the three “R”s: Reconstruction, redemption, and racism. Alabama was... more...

  • We're Losing Our Mindsby Richard P. Keeling; Richard H. Hersh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 27.00

    America is being held back by the quality and quantity of learning in college. Many graduates cannot think critically, write effectively, solve problems, understand complex issues, or meet employers' expectations. The only solution - making learning the highest priority in college - demands fundamental change throughout higher education. more...

  • Education, Society and Human Nature (RLE Edu K)by Anthony O'Hear

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    Intended primarily for education students this book provides an introduction to the philosophy of education that tackles educational problems and at the same time relates them to the mainstream of philosophical analysis. Among the educational topics the book discusses are the aims of education, the two cultures debate, moral education, equality as... more...

  • Educational Theory (RLE Edu K)by Terence W Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This book comes strongly to the defence of educational theory and shows that it has a structure and integrity of its own. The author argues that the validity of educational theory may best be judged in terms of the various assumptions made in it. His argument is illustrated by a review and critique of some particularly influential theories of education:... more...

  • Education in South Sudanby The World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2012; US$ 9.99

    As part of the Country Status Report series, this book provides a comprehensive review of the status of education in post-conflict South Sudan. It is a result of collaborative work between MOE, key education stakeholders in South Sudan, and the World Bank. The aim is to contribute to the development of a shared vision for the future of the education... more...

  • Educators of the Mediterranean… …Up Close and Personalby Ronald G Sultana

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    "A score of prominent educators from South Europe and the Middle East and North Africa region speak about their upbringing, their educational and professional journeys, their academic achievements, and their struggles in order to enhance democracy, justice and equity in their countries and across the Mediterranean. The interviews in this volume... more...

  • Leaders in the Historical Study of American Educationby Wayne J. Urban

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    This volume consists of twenty six autobiographical essays by leading historians of American education which document the enormous variety of paths taken to get into this field. A companion to earlier volumes on philosophy of education and curriculum studies, the historians in this volume reflect a wide variety of interests that underlay accomplishment... more...