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  • The Engaged Universityby David Watson; Robert Hollister; Susan E. Stroud; Elizabeth Babcock

    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...

  • Service-Learning in Asiaby Jun Xing; Carol Hok Ka Ma

    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...

  • The City as Campusby Sharon Haar

    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...

  • Public Engagement for Public Educationby John Rogers; Marion Orr

    Stanford University Press 2010; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.50

    This volume examines the ways youth, parents, community members, and civic leaders join forces to improve public education. more...

  • Experiencing Service-Learningby Robert F. Kronick; Robert B. Cunningham; Michele Gourley

    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...

  • Familie und öffentliche Erziehungby Jutta Ecarius; Carola Groppe; Hans Malmede

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 36.46

    Im Zentrum der Beiträge des Sammelbandes steht die Familie als erste Erziehungs- und Sozialisationsinstanz und ihr Verhältnis zu öffentlicher Erziehung. Aufgegriffen und dargestellt werden unterschiedliche Theorieansätze aus der soziologischen und historischen Forschung und in ihrem Erkenntniswert für die Institution Familie und das Verhältnis von... more...

  • Arbeitsort Schuleby Andreas Krause; Heinz Schüpbach; Eberhard Ulich; Marc Wülser

    Gabler Verlag 2007; US$ 42.84

    Die Autorinnen und Autoren untersuchen systematisch die Arbeitsbedingungen von Lehrerinnen und Lehrern in Deutschland und der Schweiz und geben Handlungsempfehlungen. Im Besonderen wird aufgezeigt, welchen Beitrag die Arbeits- und Organisationspsychologie in Bezug auf Analyse, Bewertung und Gestaltung für den Schulkontext leisten kann. Fallbeispiele... more...

  • Familienbildung mit benachteiligten Adressatenby Melanie Mengel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 13.67

    Familienbildung als Unterstützung für Eltern erfährt derzeit hohe Aufmerksamkeit. Doch nutzen nicht alle Erziehenden die Angebote gleichermaßen: Von der so genannten 'Mittelschichtorientierung' der Institutionen ist die Rede, für Familien in benachteiligten Lebenslagen erscheint die 'Teilhabe' an Familienbildung erschwert. Melanie Mengel untersucht,... more...

  • Institutionalizing Community Engagement in Higher Education: The First Wave of Carnegie Classified Institutionsby Lorilee R Sandmann; Courtney H. Thornton; Audrey J. Jaeger

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    Leading scholars of engagement analyze data from the first wave of community-engaged institutions as classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The analyses collectively serve as a statement about the current status of higher education community engagement in the United States. Eschewing the usual arguments about why community... more...

  • The Parent-Teacher Partnershipby Scott Mandel

    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 parentteacher conference, the best at-home environment for doing homework, the helpfulness of parental rewards for classroom... more...