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  • Traumfabrik Harvardby Ulrich Schreiterer

    Campus Verlag 2008; US$ 19.60

    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...

  • Reform and Change in Higher Educationby Åse Gornitzka; Maurice Kogan; Alberto Amaral

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.99

    This volume offers a comprehensive discussion of implementation analysis in higher education and an extensive review of relevant recent literature. Coverage analyzes the effective and specific complexities of the implementation of higher education policies in several countries, including: Australia, Austria, Finland, Italy, Mexico, the Netherlands,... more...

  • The Inclusion of Other Womenby Lena de Botton; Lídia Puigvert; Montse Sánchez-Aroca

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    The Inclusion of Other Women brings together insights and narratives of three women, of European, Arab and of Romà descent, who address issues of feminism and social inclusion within the framework of adult education and learning. The authors discuss the experiences of the "other women": non-academic women who have been historically silenced... more...

  • University Dynamics and European Integrationby Peter Maassen; Johan P. Olsen

    Springer 2007; US$ 209.00

    The European University is under stress. It has become commonplace to argue that radical reforms are needed. The claim is that while environments are changing rapidly, European universities do not learn, adapt and reform themselves fast enough. Reform plans comprise the purposes of universities, i.e. definitions of what the University is, can be and... more...

  • Transforming Higher Educationby Maurice Kogan; Marianne Bauer; Ivor Bleiklie; Mary Henkel

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    Drawing together the implications of studies of Sweden, Norway and England, this work assess the reforms of the higher education systems on three distinct levels, the state, the institution and the individual. It examines change in government policy and in the leadership and management of higher education institutions. 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... 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...