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Moral education. Character building

  • Éduquer le sujet éthiqueby Nancy Bouchard

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2004; US$ 18.75

    Faisant suite au livre Pour un renouvellement des pratiques d'éducation morale. Six approches contemporaines, le présent ouvrage propose aux enseignants, aux éducateurs et aux animateurs de vie spirituelle et communautaire des écoles primaires et secondaires des illustrations concrètes de diverses approches pédagogiques... more...

  • Éthique et culture religieuse à l'écoleby Nancy Bouchard

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 15.00

    L'éducation en matière d'éthique et de religion connaît à l'heure actuelle un virage historique au Québec par la mise en place d'un cours spécifique en la matière à partir de l'automne 2008. Dans cette optique, ce livre traite de la formation dans les domaines de l'éthique et... more...

  • Academically Gifted African American Male College Studentsby Jennike Caldera; Fred A. Bonner

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    At a time when so many studies of African American students focus on the factors of failure, Academically Gifted African American Male College Students fills a conspicuous void in the research literature on post-secondary education by focusing on success. Like no other work before it, this remarkable study goes deep inside the experiences of academically... more...

  • African American Culture and Heritage in Higher Education Research and Practiceby KASSIE FREEMAN

    ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 168.00

    Leading African American scholars examine the often neglected cultural context in research and policy development in African American higher education in this collection of essays. Past research has most often been conducted by individuals unfamiliar with the historical and cultural considerations of specific ethnic groups. Therefore, the outcomes... more...

  • African American Educationby Cynthia L. Jackson

    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...

  • African American Perspectives on Leadership in Schoolsby Lenoar Foster; Linda C. Tillman

    R&L Education 2009; US$ 31.99

    This book fills an educational void in the school leadership literature as it relates to historical, theoretical, intellectual and cultural understandings among those who prepare individuals for leadership in schools and for those who practice leadership in schools attended by significant numbers of African American students. Contributors to this volume... more...

  • African Americans and Standardized Testsby Veda Jairrels

    African American Images 2009; US$ 9.99

    With a surprisingly honest and hard-hitting approach, this scathing indictment of the modern black family postulates that a lack of appreciation for literacy in the African American household is the true cause of low scores on today's standardized tests. Arguing that television, video games, rap music, and sports are all distractions from much-needed... more...

  • African-Born Women Faculty in the United Statesby Rosaire Ifeyinwa Ifedi

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2008; US$ 149.95

    This study, underpinned by Black feminist thought, African feminism, and critical race theory, investigates the lived experiences of African-born female professors in the United States. The findings reveal similar themes found in the literature on other Black and foreign women, but also offer new perspectives on racialization, double discrimination,... more...

  • An African Centered Response to Ruby Payne's Poverty Theoryby Jawanza Kunjufu

    African American Images 2007; US$ 12.95

    This challenge to influential educator Ruby Payne's theories about the impact of class differences and economics on teaching and learning puts forward other factors as better predictors of student performance. Pointing to success stories in schools that serve low-income students, this refutation of Payne's popular teacher-training program asserts... more...

  • Against the Oddsby Jeremy Price

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 185.00

    Through examining the meanings and experiences of the six young men in this study, we can expand our understanding of the complexities of the lives of African-American men and simultaneously challenge seemingly unidimensional images of black men. more...