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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00
In this critical look at contemporary higher education, Pasque argues that if a more thorough understanding of leaders' perspectives is not offered, then the dominant perspectives within academic discourse will continue to perpetuate the current ideas of higher education's relationship with society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 50.95
Modern societies demand high levels of literacy. The written word is pervasive; individuals with poor literacy skills are deeply disadvantaged; and governments are increasingly pre-occupied with the contribution that skills can make to economic growth. As a result, the basic skills of adult workers are of concern as never before, a focus for workplace... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Memory work ? the conscious remembering and study of individual and shared memories ? is increasingly being acknowledged as a key pedagogical tool in working with children. Giving students opportunities and support to remember and study their selves as individuals and as communities allows them to see their future as something that belongs to them,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 69.00
In urban American school systems, the children of recent immigrants and low-income parents of color disproportionately suffer from overcrowded classrooms, lack of access to educational resources, and underqualified teachers. The challenges posed by these problems demand creative solutions that must often begin with parental intervention. But how can... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 18.25
Damit Lernprozesse auch tatsächlich als lebenslange und lebensnahe Handlungsformen gesehen werden können, sind auch die oft unspezifizierten Lernorte der Subjekte stärker in den pädagogischen Blick zu nehmen. Gerade für bildungsungewohnte Menschen spielen informelle Lernwelten eine große Rolle. Im Bildungsdiskurs müssen deshalb die hier wirkenden spezifischen... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 11.86
Ergebnisse aus der Bildungs- und Jugendforschung haben in den letzten Jahren dazu beigetragen, dass Jungen und männlichen Heranwachsenden eine gesteigerte Aufmerksamkeit in der (Fach-)Öffentlichkeit entgegengebracht wird. In diesem Kontext hat ein Perspektivwechsel in der Auseinandersetzung um Fragen der Geschlechtergerechtigkeit in Bildungsinstitutionen... more...
- SensePublishers 2013; US$ 38.01
Theoretical work on the career development of women has travelled a journey from critique to creation. Early work responded to and criticised a literature that focused on theorising male roles in a workplace that was conceptualised as providing vertical career paths primarily for middle class males. More recently theorists are creating new constructions... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Young women?s identities are an issue of public and academic interest across a number of western nations at the present time. This book explores how young women attending an elite school for girls understand and construct ?empowerment?. It investigates the extent to which, and the ways in which, their constructions of empowerment and identity work... more...
- SensePublishers 2013; US$ 38.01
This book describes and documents one school?s experiences in achieving their environmental literacy goals through the development of a place-based learning environment. Through this iniative, a longitudinal, descriptive case study began at the Bowen Island Community School to both support and advocate for ecological literacy, while helping the school... more...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 38.01
This book addresses the issue of preadolescent boys literacy practices and the social construction of their identities as they navigate multiple classroom literacies. Exploring the role of the teacher, the role of multiple literacies and the way they ?count? or do not count in the classroom curriculum through qualitative and quantitative findings,... more...