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  • Small Schools, Education, and the Importance of Communityby Tim L. Adsit

    R&L Education 2011; US$ 30.99

    This book focuses on three successful approaches for using the school as a catalyst for community development and revitalization, particularly in rural areas. The strategies also work well in suburban and urban areas. Succesful case studies are also included. more...

  • The Parent Projectby James Vopat

    Stenhouse Publishers 1994; US$ 18.99

    Involving parents in their children's schooling is a matter of intense concern in North America. Teachers and administrators want to construct a program that creates positive involvement. This is especially critical for Chapter I schools that are mandated to use a portion of their funds for home-and-school programs. Jim Vopat believes that parental... more...

  • Zwischen Familie und Klassenlehrerby Gunther Graßhoff

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    Gunther Graßhoff untersucht fallrekonstruktiv das komplexe Zusammenwirken von schulischen und familialen Generationsbeziehungen von jugendlichen Waldorfschülern. Während die Waldorfschule an einem traditionellen, auf Autorität und Vorbild beruhenden Lehrer-Schüler-Konzept festhält, muss man in der Beziehung zwischen Eltern und Heranwachsenden von Prozessen... more...

  • Universität und Lebensweltby Wieland Jäger; Rainer Schützeichel

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 49.99

    Universitäten sind gegenwärtig einem Sog von Reformen und enormen Belastungen ausgesetzt, die ihre Lebenswelt, aber auch die Beziehungen zu ihrer lebensweltlichen Umwelt stark verändern. Die Beiträge in diesem Band gehen diesen Veränderungsprozessen nach. Sie thematisieren epistemologische wie organisatorische Fragen, befassen sich mit Autobiographien... more...

  • Familie. Bildung. Bertelsmann Stiftung; Bundespräsidialamt

    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...

  • Youth Civic Development: Work at the Cutting Edgeby Constance A. Flanagan; Brian D. Christens

    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...

  • Developing Social Justice Alliesby Robert D. Reason; Ellen M. Broido; Tracy Davis; Nancy J. Evans

    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...

  • Learning through Servingby Christine M. Cress; Peter J. Collier; Vicki L. Reitenauer

    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...

  • International Service Learningby Robert G. Bringle; Julie A. Hatcher; Steven G. Jones

    Stylus Publishing 2010; US$ 31.99

    International Service Learning (ISL) borrows from the domains of service learning, study abroad, and international education to create a new pedagogy that adds new and unique value from this combination. It is a high-impact pedagogy with the potential to improve students’ academic attainment, contribute to their personal growth, and develop global... more...

  • Democratic Dilemmas of Teaching Service-Learningby Christine M. Cress; David M. Donahue

    Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 21.99

    Recognizing that teaching, in general, and service- learning, in particular, are inherently political, this book faces up to the resulting predicaments that inevitably arise in the classroom. By framing them as a vital and productive part of the process of teaching and learning for political engagement, this book offers the reader new ways to think... more...