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- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 31.95
Addressing the need for marshaling the resources of education to help promote a more civil society, this book argues that education has a critical role to play in challenging the dominant views of politics and education. Service learning, or academically based community service,is seen as a promising educational pedagogy that can help students acquire... more...
- Heinemann 2009; US$ 24.38
Experts talk about teacher empowerment, but 13 Steps to Teacher Empowerment is the first book with direct, easy-to-take steps for teacher self-empowerment.Steven Zemelman and Harry Ross draw from research, the experiences of practicing teachers, and the principles of community organizing. Their steps can make your job more fulfilling and help you achieve:?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
This richly detailed description and analysis of exemplary teaching in the primary grades looks at how a teacher establishes her classroom as a collaborative learning community, how she plans curriculum and instruction that features powerful ideas and applications to life outside of school, and how, working within this context, she motivates her students... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 38.00 US$ 32.93
This second edition offers a practical training guide for college students who serve as leaders, tutors, counselors, or advisors for their peers. This thoroughly revised and updated volume contains a fundamental discussion on student growth and development and provides learning objectives and self-discovery exercises to help student leaders with tasks... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 134.00
Service-learning in higher education symbiotically combines community service and academic study--that both fields strengthen in the union is one reason for the movement's increasing popularity. This comprehensive guide to service-learning in colleges and universities includes: ? A-Z encyclopedia of terms and concepts ? Directory of service-learning... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 47.00 US$ 40.73
Becoming an Engaged Campus offers campus leaders a systematic and detailed approach to creating an environment where public engagement can grow and flourish. The book explains not only what to do to expand community engagement and how to do it, but it also explores how to document, evaluate, and communicate university engagement efforts. Praise... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 45.00
This anthology brings together a distinguished group of service-learning scholars on the development of service learning in Asia around three themes: (1) service-learning and indigenous traditions; (2) service-learning and social justice education; and, (3) service-learning and multicultural education. The book is essential reading for students, educators,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
The Engaged University is a comprehensive empirical account of the global civic engagement movement in higher education. In universities around the world, something extraordinary is underway. Mobilizing their human and intellectual resources, institutions of higher education are directly tackling community problems ? combating poverty, improving... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 83.00
We are witnessing an explosion of universities and campuses nationwide, and urban schools play an important role in shaping the cities outside their walls. In The City as Campus , Sharon Haar uses Chicago as a case study to examine how universities interact with their urban contexts, demonstrating how higher education became integrated with ideas of... more...