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- Heinemann 2009; US$ 24.38
Experts talk about teacher empowerment, but 13 Steps to Teacher Empowerment is the first book with direct, easy-to-take steps for teacher self-empowerment.Steven Zemelman and Harry Ross draw from research, the experiences of practicing teachers, and the principles of community organizing. Their steps can make your job more fulfilling and help you achieve:?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95
This richly detailed description and analysis of exemplary teaching in the primary grades looks at how a teacher establishes her classroom as a collaborative learning community, how she plans curriculum and instruction that features powerful ideas and applications to life outside of school, and how, working within this context, she motivates her students... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 134.00
Service-learning in higher education symbiotically combines community service and academic study--that both fields strengthen in the union is one reason for the movement's increasing popularity. This comprehensive guide to service-learning in colleges and universities includes: ? A-Z encyclopedia of terms and concepts ? Directory of service-learning... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 54.95
The Engaged University is a comprehensive empirical account of the global civic engagement movement in higher education. In universities around the world, something extraordinary is underway. Mobilizing their human and intellectual resources, institutions of higher education are directly tackling community problems ? combating poverty, improving... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2010; US$ 45.00
This anthology brings together a distinguished group of service-learning scholars on the development of service learning in Asia around three themes: (1) service-learning and indigenous traditions; (2) service-learning and social justice education; and, (3) service-learning and multicultural education. The book is essential reading for students, educators,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 83.00
We are witnessing an explosion of universities and campuses nationwide, and urban schools play an important role in shaping the cities outside their walls. In The City as Campus , Sharon Haar uses Chicago as a case study to examine how universities interact with their urban contexts, demonstrating how higher education became integrated with ideas of... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 19.00
A unique resource for students and professors alike, this book reveals the important practical, educational, and emotional benefits provided by college programs that allow students to help others through service work in inner-city classrooms, clinics, and other challenging environments. Filled with vivid first-person reflections by students, Experiencing... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 17.83
Im Zentrum der Beiträge des Sammelbandes steht die Familie als erste Erziehungs- und Sozialisationsinstanz und ihr Verhältnis zu öffentlicher Erziehung. Aufgegriffen und dargestellt werden unterschiedliche Theorieansätze aus der soziologischen und historischen Forschung und in ihrem Erkenntniswert für die Institution Familie und das Verhältnis von... more...