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- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2010; US$ 22.75
Hauptbeschreibung Die Zahl der Geburten hat sich in Deutschland in den letzten 40 Jahren halbiert. Die durchschnittliche Lebenserwartung ist im gleichen Zeitraum um gut zehn Jahre gestiegen. Die Einwohnerzahl nimmt spürbar ab, und der Anteil der Älteren wird ständig größer. Gleichzeitig wächst die ethnische und kulturelle Vielfalt der Bevölkerung;... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00
The fiftieth anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision (1954) called us as student affairs professionals to reconsider and reaffirm our commitment to social justice. This issue is a call to action to student affairs professionals who are working as social justice allies, those with a commitment to make their college campuses a place where... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 29.00
Take a cutting edge look at the civic engagement of young people. Increasingly recognized as an important feature of democratic functioning in communities, it has also become clear that the civic domain is indispensable as a context for understanding human development processes. This volume proposes the following central theses in relation to youth... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2005; US$ 15.99
A student-friendly, self-directed guide to service- learning Develops the skills needed to succeed Clearly links service-learning to the learning goals of the course Combines self-study and peer-study workbook formats with activities that can be incorporated in class, to give teachers maximum flexibility in structuring their... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 31.99
This book focuses on conducting research on International Service Learning, which includes developing and evaluating hypotheses about ISL outcomes and measuring its impact on students, faculty, and communities. Individual chapters discuss conceptual frameworks, research design issues, and measurement strategies related to student learning outcomes;... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 25.99
"This book provides faculty with thought provoking scenarios on how to address dilemmas encountered in implementing service learning. It provides useful illustrations on how ?to handle? the dilemmas without infringing on intellectual freedom, values, or judgment of all parties involved by utilizing civil public discourse and reinforcing the importance... more...
- Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 27.99
This concluding volume in the series presents the work of faculty who have been moved to make sustainability the focus of their work, and to use service learning as one method of teaching sustainability to their students. The opening section of this book offers models for opening students to the awareness of the ecological aspects of sustainability,... more...
- NIACE 2010; US$ 28.95
The untapped energy of universities and other institutions of higher education to address regional issues seems endless. Issues less defined by political boundaries and increasingly defined by place call for a new type of engagement. This book discusses the challenges of engagement, but also the possibilities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
In their appearance, schools often seem to be physically separated from their surroundings, cut off from the neighbouring houses and streets by high walls, by playgrounds or playing fields. Within the school, another world seems to exist, with a life of its own ? its own routine, dress, rules and customs ? which appears to have little relationship... more...
- Hay House 2007; US$ 1.99
Did you know that were battling an epidemic* . . . ? Almost one-third of all high-school students fail to graduate with their class; among minorities, the dropout rate is almost 50 percent. Dropouts are more likely than their peers to be unemployed, live in poverty, have poor health, depend upon social services, and go to jail. The combined loss... more...