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- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 30.00
If it takes a village to raise a child, Anne Wescott Dodd and Jean L.Konzal feel that it takes a community to make a school. They present a democratic vision of the public school where everyone plays a part in shaping our children, and consequently, our future. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 36.00
Government forces mean the notion of a 'community' school has become less defined by decisions on core curriculum. This collection explores the extent to which collective notions of school-community relations have prevented citizens from speaking openly about the tensions created where schools are imagined as communities. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 41.00
Advocates have positioned service-learning as a real-world, real-time opportunity for students to encounter academic knowledge in a meaningful and relevant manner. Service-learning in higher education settings offers a powerful alternative to traditional models of teaching and learning. Students are encouraged to develop links to local institutions,... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.00
Contends that genuine engagement, with the community and with civil society, can be uncertain and risky, but that it plays an essential role in managing higher education institutions. This book provides key reading for people interested in equity and diversity in higher education, including those studying aspects of higher education management. more...
- ASCD 2008; US$ 21.95
The past president of the National Urban League explores how to involve parents, media, civic organizations, businesses, and other community partners in successful efforts to inspire and award academic achievement in even the most challenged school districts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95
This volume represents a breakthrough discussion of the research issues surrounding innovative pedagogies. Using service-learning as its focus, it explores ways in which researchers and evaluators can study a teaching and learning approach that has multiple goals, including both academic and affective development. The chapter authors show how to study... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 79.99
Mit den Veränderungen des Klimas, dem Rückgang der Artenvielfalt und dem Schwinden der Vorräte fossiler Energieträger sieht sich die Menschheit vor hochkomplexe Herausforderungen gestellt. Für eine angemessene Reaktion ist nicht nur ein erhebliches Sachwissen erforderlich, sondern auch die Fähigkeit, dies mit Blick auf die Erfordernisse einer nachhaltigen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 53.95
In the era of such online spaces as Facebook, Instant Messenger, Live Journal, Blogger, Web Shots, and campus blogs, college students are using these resources and other online sites as a social medium. Inevitably, this medium presents students with ethical decisions about social propriety, self disclosure and acceptable behaviour. Because online... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 99.00
Addresses school-based mental health professionals who, in partnership with teachers, strive to enhance the social, emotional, and academic competence of students. This work describes how service learning can enable school psychologists to expand their role beyond special populations to serve students within the academic mainstream. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95
The focus of this book is on the ways in which service learning and multicultural education can and should be integrated so that each may be strengthened and consequently have greater effect on educational and social conditions. It offers a significant attempt to forge a dialogue among practitioners of service learning and multicultural education.... more...