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- 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...
- 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...
- Stylus Publishing 2011; US$ 23.99
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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 40.00
The Engaged Campus offers a set of emerging best practices and articulation of critical issues for faculty and administrators committed to developing, strengthening, or expanding majors or minors in community engagement at their respective institutions. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00
Take an in-depth look at adult learning and education for citizenship and civic engagement. This issue presents the foundational connections between the adult education and civic engagement movements. It?s filled with studies on adult learning for participatory or deliberate democratic change and engagement at the local grassroots level. Contributors... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 69.95
Within the European and Asian context scientists from nine different countries are concerned with political and social interactional structures between schools as public institutions and the local political actors which influence the school environment. The contributions give answers to questions regarding the cooperation between school administrations... more...
- NIACE 2006; US$ 11.95
Throughout Europe, where refugee, migrant and minority ethnic communities are an increasingly integral part of the social, political, economic and cultural identity of most large cities, the need to develop relevant, accessible provision for adult learners from these communities has never been greater. Apart from barriers of language, financial hardship,... more...