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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Volume III provides a focus on the classroom, pedagogy, curriculum and pupil experience. It covers relatively neglected areas of curriculum development, such as mathematics and technology, as well as the more familiar terrain of literature and drama. A particularly useful section deals with aesthetic education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
In this book Peter Smagorinsky and Joel Taxel analyze the ways in which the perennial issue of character education has been articulated in the United States, both historically and in the current character education movement that began in earnest in the 1990s. The goal is to uncover the ideological nature of different conceptions of character education.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 37.54
Casual reference to moral education or the manner in which young people should be brought up to behave may provoke a range of responses depending on the context and the personalities and ideological perspectives of those present. In the past, these responses sometimes included a Rousseauesque assertion of the inherent goodness of all human beings,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 55.95
How much can we reasonably expect from education? This book, written by a philosopher of education, casts new light on this question by seeing values education, not as a separate activity within schools, but as an aspect of education that both reflects the surrounding climate of values and can help to change it. Graham Haydon argues that all of us... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
Historically black colleges and universities have influenced African American lives since 1837. This work provides a past and present look at their role in higher education, addressing why these institutions exist, how effective they've been, and if they are still necessary. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 19.99
Based on interviews with many successful young black women and their families, Overcoming the Odds provides a wealth of information about how and why they have succeeded--what motivates them, how their backgrounds and family relationships have shaped them, even how it feels to be a high academic achiever. They also discuss the challenges of moving... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 64.00
Education is Latinos' number one concern. This volume offers an analysis of why many are underachieving, while pointing to the role of religion in helping Latinos improve their academic outlook. Parents, researchers and practitioners will benefit from understanding the importance of religion in the educational experience of Hispanics. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00
Part of ABC-CLIO's ''Contemporary Education Issues'' series, this reference handbook on African American education written in an easy-to-follow format and laden with essential details reaches out to both beginners and scholars. Jackson, a former elementary school teacher who is now on the faculty at the Union Institute, Cincinnati, covers a wide range... more...
- Temple University Press 2005; US$ 40.50
Marvin Wachman's parents were Russian Jewish immigrants with little formal education. Yet they instilled in their son the values of education, self-improvement, and perseverance. Because of Wachman's beliefs in human progress, he learned not only how to survive in hard times, but how to flourish. A newly minted PhD, Wachman served in World War II... more...