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- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 109.00
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 19.00
A unique resource for students and professors alike, this book reveals the important practical, educational, and emotional benefits provided by college programs that allow students to help others through service work in inner-city classrooms, clinics, and other challenging environments. Filled with vivid first-person reflections by students, Experiencing... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 15.99
With the National PTA?s Standard for School-Family-Community Partnership as a framework, this guide offers advice for resolving common points of contention between parents and teachers, such as the most productive use of a parent–teacher conference, the best at-home environment for doing homework, the helpfulness of parental rewards for classroom... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2012; US$ 19.95
A commonsense book that helps parents help their children get the most out of learning and school by indicating what should be happening at given levels of the child's education. FROM CHAPTER ONE: "And so it is clear that the more parents can do to help their children reach full potential in school, the more likely the children are to find fulfillment... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00
Higher Education and Civic Engagement provides an original and challenging contribution to contemporary debates on the civic purpose of higher education, exploring its manifestations through the practices of teaching and research. The chapters offer critical perspectives on the role of higher education institutions in terms of realizing civic... more...