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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
This book provides a reconstruction of Aristotelian character education, shedding new light on what moral character really is, and how it can be highlighted, measured, nurtured and taught in current schooling. Arguing that many recent approaches to character education understand character in exclusively amoral, instrumentalist terms, Kristjánsson... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 31.99
As a resource guide for professionals, Champions in the Classroom offers a model and historical perspective for understanding the challenges faced by "student-athletes" while providing solutions and guidance to put the needed emphasis on "student." more...
Dysconscious Racism, Afrocentric Praxis, and Education for Human Freedom: Through the Years I Keep on ToilingTaylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
A dynamic leader and visionary teacher/scholar, Joyce E. King has made important contributions to the knowledge base on preparing teachers for diversity, culturally connected teaching and learning, and inclusive transformative leadership for change, often in creative partnership with communities. Dr. King is internationally recognized for her innovative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Now the largest and fastest-growing ethnic population in the U.S., Latino students face many challenges and complexities when it comes to college choice and access. This edited volume provides much needed theoretical and empirical data on how the schooling experiences of Latino students shape their educational aspirations and access to higher education.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 123.95
There is widespread agreement that schools should contribute to the moral development and character formation of their students. In fact, 80% of US states currently have mandates regarding character education. However, the pervasiveness of the?support for moral and character education masks a high degree of controversy surrounding its meaning and... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 39.95
Horace Mann Bond (1904-1972) was a scholar and a college administrator who focused on higher education for African Americans. Negro Education in Alabama is derived from his dissertation, which received the Susan Colver Rosenberger Prize in 1937 and was published in 1939. ?Horace Mann Bond,? according to Sourthen Changes , ?lived, worked,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 24.99
Using the authors? ?Model of Influence,? a four level hierarchy, they suggest that students can be taught to be more civil, compassionate, and courageous, and can move from developing a consciousness about these attributes into embracing influence and taking bold action. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
Despite the increasing numbers of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) and their importance in serving students who have historically been underserved in higher education, limited research has addressed the meaning of the growth of these institutions and its implications for higher education. Hispanic-Serving Institutions fills a critical gap in... more...
- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 16.99
What could be the point of teaching such works of bygone cultural and literary inheritance as Cervantes' Don Quixote and Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice in schools today? This book argues that the narratives and stories of such works are of neglected significance and value for contemporary understanding of human moral association and character.... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 26.95
"Twenty-Five Years in the Black Belt is the memoir of the founder and principal of Snow Hill Institute, a 'little Tuskegee,' located in rural Wilcox County, Alabama. . . . Edwards reveals the conditions of blacks and race relations in Alabama between 1890 and 1917 and tells of his determination to uplift his race through education in the years following... more...