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- Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 40.82
Hauptbeschreibung Das öffentliche Interesse an Bildung hat in den letzten Jahren in Deutschland stetig zugenommen. Beginnend mit der frühkindlichen Bildung ("Frühförderung") sorgen sich Eltern um die bestmögliche Ausbildung ihrer Kinder und das damit assoziierte Kindeswohl. Dies zeigt sich allein dadurch, dass 75% der Eltern den Schulabschluss ihres... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 69.95
This groundbreaking book examines why the majority of Australian school leavers want to go to university and have resisted government attempts to promote alternative forms of tertiary education. The New Inheritors explores differences in young peoples understanding of the purpose of university and their reasons for wanting to enrol. The book... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 84.00
National research systems face an increasingly competitive environment for ideas, talent and funds, and governments have shifted funds from institutional core funding to project funding, often on a competitive basis, or reward success in raising third-party funds in performance-based funding schemes. It is in this context that "research excellence... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 134.95
This volume focuses on the past, current and future success of Maori and Pasifika peoples in tertiary education within Aotearoa New Zealand. Diverse issues are canvassed, from the countries colonial history, to Maori and Pasifika identity, student support initiatives, special populations, pedagogy and mentoring, the experiences of mature students,... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2000; US$ 9.99
From Bill Cosby, actor, entertainer, and "New York Times" bestselling author of "Fatherhood" and "Congratulations (Now What?)" comes a groundbreaking eBook with the potential to reinvent education in America. Exchanging comedy for community activism, Bill Cosby teams up with Dwight Allen, Eminent Professor of Education Reform at Old Dominion University,... more...
- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 54.99
As a series of engaging essays, this book is laced with personal anecdotes about what it means to be a professor, a science professor in particular, and how the American university has changed now that the era of exponential growth in federal funding is over. Its central purpose is to try to stimulate discussion and challenge the status quo. more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1966; US$ 67.50
How much freedom of expression do students have on American campuses? Does the extent of freedom vary with the geographical location of the college or university? Does the type of institution -- public or private, large or small, church-sponsored or nonsectarian -- have a bearing on the amount of freedom a student may exercise? Such questions are of... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 26.99
Drawing on his experiences from founding and directing a private school for students age six to fourteen, Lyn Lesch presents a new model for education in which learning for students increasingly occurs in the world of adult expertise, with classroom teachers taking on the role of conduits that not only prepare students to learn from professionals working... more...