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  • Traumfabrik Harvardby Ulrich Schreiterer

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 19.11

    Hauptbeschreibung Ein Gespenst geht um in der deutschen Hochschulpolitik. »Harvard« heißt es in der Exzellenzdebatte, »amerikanische Verhältnisse« im Kampf gegen Studiengebühren. Alle malen sich ihr eigenes Bild von den Hochschulen in Amerika, mal rosarot, mal pechschwarz. Ulrich Schreiterer zeigt, dass es sich lohnt, genauer hinzuschauen. In seinem... more...

  • Willkommen in Deutschlandby Nannette Ripmeester; Archibald Pollock; Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst e.V. (DAAD)

    W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2013; US$ 18.58

    Why does a foreign student or doctoral student decide to study at a German University? In order to answer this question approximately 50,000 internationally mobile prospective students at home and abroad were interviewed on behalf of the Konsortium für internationales Hochschulmarketing (GATE-Germany, Consortium for international University marketing). With... more...

  • The Right to Learnby Ken Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 61.95

    The concept of the 'learning society' brings to mind access to education for all and a culture of lifelong learning. But government interventions in education such as the National Curriculum and standardized tests have only served to consolidate the connection between learning and schooling. Schools, furthermore, now have to juggle an increasingly... more...

  • Girls and Literacy in Americaby Jane Greer; Miriam Forman-Brunell

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00

    This work offers a tour of the opportunities, obstacles and achievements in girls' education from the limited possibilities of colonial days to the wide-open potential of the Internet generation. It features six essays focused on particular historical periods. more...

  • Political Correctness and Higher Educationby John Lea

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 55.95

    How many times have you heard the phrase: `it?s all political correctness gone mad!? Do you ever wonder whether colleges and universities are really awash with trivial concerns about the use of language or whether they are actually trying to address serious concerns about discrimination and harassment? Have you ever wanted to get to the bottom... more...

  • The Education Debateby Stephen J. Ball

    Policy Press 2008; US$ 24.95

    Stephen Ball provides a substantive account of current education policy trends and offers a way to make sense of what is happening to our experience of education, as learners, as teachers, as parents and as citizens. more...

  • More Than Title IXby Katherine Hanson; Vivian Guilfoy; Sarita Pillai

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 26.99

    More Than Title IX highlights the impact of one of the most powerful instruments of change toward greater gender equality in America?education. The book takes readers behind the scenes of some of the most influential moments and tells the dramatic stories of those who made these changes possible. By showing how these changes have improved life... more...

  • Restructuring Education: Innovations and Evaluations of Alternative Systemsby Simon Hakim; Daniel Ryan; Judith Stull

    ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 84.00

    American education is undergoing rapid change. Concern over poor student performance, the ability and motivation of teachers, and the inefficiency of school bureaucracy have led to numerous recommendations for changing the structure of American education. These vary from small changes in the current structure to wholesale privatization of public... more...

  • L' État québécois et les universitésby Paul Beaulieu; Denis Bertrand

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1999; US$ 19.50

    Les auteurs définissent le système universitaire et s'efforcent d'identifier au sein de celui-ci les domaines d'intervention de l'État. Ils resituent les rapports de l'État et du monde universitaire au cours des trente dernières années en retraçant la place occupée par les politiques scientifiques... more...

  • Les transformations des universités du XIII au XXI siècleby Yves Gingras; Lyse Roy

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2006; US$ 20.25

    >Cet ouvrage, qui réunit les meilleurs spécialistes européens et nord-américains de l'histoire des universités, est le premier à couvrir les transformations des universités de ses débuts, au Moyen Âge, jusqu'à nos jours. Collectivement, ces contributions montrent que l'université... more...