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- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
School and Community discusses a research project that surveys the role of the school in the community as seen by students and their parents and community agencies. It identifies several factors that influence the conceptions and attitudes of students and parents towards education and in particular, the efficacy of contact and communication between... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Education issues feature almost daily in print media, online, on the radio and on television, much of which focuses on the perceived deficits of students and teachers. Singled out for special attention are low socio-economic status (SES) schools which are frequently characterised by teachers and students with little investment in learning and teaching.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Mavis G. Sanders is assistant professor of education in the School of Professional Studies in Business and Education, research scientist at the Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed at Risk (CRESPAR), and senior advisor to the National Network of Partnership Schools at Johns Hopkins University. Her most recent book is Schooling... more...
- Meyer & Meyer 2010; US$ 21.62
Welche Bedeutung können implizite Sinnstrukturen für Bildungs- und Erziehungsprozesse im Allgemeinen sowie im Sportunterricht im Besonderen haben? Bewegungslernen als ein zentraler Aspekt menschlicher Identitätsentwicklung lässt sich nicht unabhängig vom praktischen Beziehungsgeschehen interpretieren. Das Kernanliegen eines sinnverstehenden Ansatzes... more...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 120.00
Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: A Sourcebook focuses on historical, philosophical, social foundations, practices and models of service-learning and civic engagement. The title offers practical, jargon-free chapters applicable to any educational institution as well as community organizations that might consult the work. Key Features... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Service learning offers students the unique opportunity to learn both in the classroom and in the real world. This exciting teaching strategy, detailed in Berman?s second edition of Service Learning, motivates students to learn content information, processes, and skills while making authentic connections to their surrounding community. This valuable... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 42.00
It is clear that service-learning has the potential to yield tremendous benefits to students, communities, and institutions of higher education. Increased student learning has been well documented. As communities gain new energy to meet their needs and greater capacity to capitalize on their assets, service-learning enables higher education to fulfill... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 48.00
Community-Based Research and Higher Education is the long-awaited guide to how to incorporate a powerful and promising new form of scholarship into academic settings. The book presents a model of community-based research (CBR) that engages community members with students and faculty in the course of their academic work. Unlike traditional academic... more...
- Wiley 2002; US$ 30.00
The Shaping School Culture Fieldbook provides a variety of sources of information, inspiration, and suggestions and includes more than forty field-tested exercises. Each chapter begins with a discussion of the features of culture and the symbolic roles of leaders and is followed by a set of examples that clearly illustrate the ideas. The book is filled... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
This book offers a new perspective on the management of schools by bringing together the knowledge and understanding of school effectiveness and community education. Tony Townsend argues that the core activity of the school, to provide a learning environment for children, should be supplemented by educational activities that service the needs of the... more...