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  • Scientists, Experts, and Civic Engagementby Amy E. Lesen

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 104.95

    How do scientists, scholars, and other experts engage with the general public and with the communities affected by their work or residing in their sites of study? Where are the fine lines between public scholarship, civic engagement, and activism? Must academics 'give back' once they collect data and publish results? In this volume, authors... more...

  • My Schoolby Lesley Scanlon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • Improving Schools through Community Engagementby Kathy Gardner Chadwick

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Engage your community and help students achieve their full potential! Americans see public schools as a critical community resource and rank education as a priority second only to the economy. How can educators harness this public interest in education to bring parents, families, and communities to action for our schools? Improving Schools Through... more...

  • Service-Learning Essentialsby Barbara Jacoby; Jeffrey Howard

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    Service-Learning Essentials is the resource you need to help you develop high-quality service-learning experiences for college students. Written by one of the field's leading experts and sponsored by Campus Compact, the book is the definitive work on this high-impact educational practice. Service-learning has been identified by the Association... more...

  • Linking Home and Schoolby Hugh Waller; Sheila Wolfendale; Jenny Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dalit Women's Education in Modern Indiaby Shailaja Paik

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00

    Inspired by egalitarian doctrines, the Dalit communities in India have been fighting for basic human and civic rights since the middle of the nineteenth century. In this book, Shailaja Paik focuses on the struggle of Dalit women in one arena - the realm of formal education ? and examines a range of interconnected social, cultural and political questions.... more...

  • Higher Education beyond Job Creationby Thomas A. Bryer

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    In Higher Education beyond Job Creation , Thomas A. Bryer identifies the historical trends, current challenges, and future possibilities for higher education institutions to play an active and measurable role in strengthening communities and citizens. Through mini and extended case studies and carefully designed recommendations for institutional... more...

  • Community Matters: Service-Learning and Engaged Design and Planningby Mallika Bose; Paula Horrigan; Cheryl Doble; Sigmund C. Shipp

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    Community Matters: Service Learning in Engaged Design and Planning explores issues that resonate with a diverse group of design and planning educators drawn to the challenge of supporting greater community building and empowerment while combining learning with practice. The book explores such questions as: How do we foster mutuality and reciprocity... more...

  • Learning Relations (Routledge Revivals)by Doreen Grant

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Dissatisfied with the effects of schooling on children from low-income families, Doreen Grant left her post as head of a secondary school in Liverpool and turned to research for solutions to this perennial social problem. This is a popular account of her involvement with under-privileged Glaswegian parents and children, and her attempt to address... more...

  • Inspiring Greatness in Educationby Edward Zigler; Jim Hinson; Jennifer Walker

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 38.99

    One of the major domestic policy issues of our time is whether our nation can provide a more effective educational experience for our children. Economists have stressed that the quality of our educational system eventually defines the ability of our workforce, which in turn affects our competitive position in the world market. This issue has earned... more...