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  • Too Scared To Learnby Jenny Horsman

    Taylor and Francis 2000; US$ 56.95

    Examines in-depth the links for women between literacy learning and violence. Based on extensive research, the book offers a broad array of information to enable educators to change programs and practices to help women learn more effectively. more...

  • Culture, Politics, and Irish School Dropoutsby HONOR HONOR FAGAN

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 143.00

    This book summarizes structural, reproduction, and resistance theories of education and provides a social research approach to problems of social inequity. It analyzes how these perspectives contribute to the political analysis of the production of early school departures and the consequent disadvantages and poverty. Fagan follows a deconstructive... more...

  • Student Engagement at Schoolby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 35.00

    How widespread is student disaffection with school in different education systems? What policies and practices are most effective in fostering students’ sense of belonging and participation in school? These questions are of great concern to educators in many countries, not only because of the interrelationship between student engagement at school... more...

  • Understanding and Reducing College Student Departureby John M. Braxton; Amy S. Hirschy; Shederick A. McClendon

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00

    Student departure is a long-standing problem to colleges and universities. Approximately 45 percent of students enrolled in two-year colleges depart during their first year, and approximately one out of four students departs from a four-year college or university. The authors advance a serious revision of Tinto's popular interactionalist theory to... more...

  • Increasing Persistenceby Wesley R. Habley; Jennifer L. Bloom; Steve Robbins

    Wiley 2012; US$ 50.00

    What really works in student retention? Increasing Persistence offers a compendium on college student persistence that bridges the gaps between theory, research, and successful practice. Anchored by ACT, Inc.’s 2010 What Works in Student Retention survey of 1,100 colleges and universities, which provides insights on the causes of attrition... more...

  • Literacy and Motheringby Robert A. LeVine; Sarah LeVine; Beatrice Schnell-Anzola

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 49.99

    Women's schooling is strongly related to child survival and other outcomes beneficial to children throughout the developing world, but the reasons behind these statistical connections have been unclear. In Literacy and Mothering, the authors show, for the more...

  • Completing Collegeby Vincent Tinto

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    Even as the number of students attending college has more than doubled in the past forty years, it is still the case that nearly half of all college students in the United States will not complete their degree within six years. It is clear that much remains to be done toward improving student success. For more than twenty years, Vincent Tinto’s... more...

  • The First Generation Student Experienceby Jeff Davis

    Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 23.99

    Given that first-generation students comprise over 40% of incoming freshmen, increasing their retention and graduation rates can dramatically increase an institution’s overall retention and graduation rates. This book provides administrators with a plan of action to create the awareness necessary for meaningful long-term change, sets out a campus... more...

  • The Children of Londonby A. Susan Williams; Patrick Ivin; Caroline Morse; Bee Serota

    Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 33.00

    This book charts for the first time the development of the school attendance service and the Care Committees, a system of volunteers providing poor children with school dinners, clothing and medical care. more...

  • College Students in the United Statesby Kristen A. Renn; Robert D. Reason

    Wiley 2012; US$ 45.00

    College Students in the United States accounts for contemporary and anticipated student demographics and enrollment patterns, a wide variety of campus environments and a range of outcomes including learning, development, and achievement. Throughout the book, the differing experiences, needs, and outcome of students across the range of “traditional”... more...