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  • Connecting Character to Conductby Rita Stein; Roberta Richin; Richard Banyon; Francine Banyon; Marc Stein

    ASCD 2000; US$ 22.95

    The decisions today?s students make ripple outward to their immediate family and school community; some affecting society in the form of academic underachievement and school violence. How can we help students make the right decisions and do the right things? Test preparation and academic rigor alone cannot help our students learn well. more...

  • ICT and Learningby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    Across both the industrialised and the developing worlds, educators have high hopes for information and communications technology (ICT). ICT has been seen as a potentially powerful tool for raising educational performance and increasing access to learning by the disadvantaged. Can it live up to these hopes? And does it have particular relevance to... more...

  • Educational Decentralizationby Christopher Bjork

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 152.41

    Decentralization and Education: Asian Experiences and Conceptual Contributions examines the specific ways in which decentralization policies have affected the structure and delivery of education in eleven Asian nations. Written by top scholars in the field, the case studies provide detailed and rich empirical evidence documenting the tensions as well... more...

  • For Goodness Sakeby Walter Feinberg

    Routledge 2006; US$ 29.95

    When it comes to religious education, many assume that only members of a religious community have an interest in the religious content of curricula. Drawing on examples from Christian, Jewish and Muslim schools across the US, this book challenges that perception by demonstrating that what happens within schools has an impact on the wider public. more...

  • The Privatization of State Educationby Chris Green

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Anyone who wants to know what is really happening in schools - behind all the hype and political rhetoric about the privatizing reforms in education - should read this book. It clarifies how private interests are influencing the public education process and investigates Labour's successes and failures. In plain English, it shows how schools are set... more...

  • Economics, Competition and Academiaby D.R. Stabile

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2007; US$ 40.00

    Contents: Preface 1. Introduction: Markets, Competition and Higher Education 2. Sophism, Academia and Greek Economics 3. Adam Smith and Sophism: Reaction to the Endowment Model 4. Virtue and Early Academia in the US 5. Academia and the Rise of Capitalism in the US 6. Corporate Capitalism and the University as a Business 7. Collegiate Business Schools... more...

  • Education and the Struggle for Democracyby Wilfred Carr; Anthony Hartnett

    McGraw-Hill Education 1996; US$ 53.00

    Provides a selective history of English education which presents the connections between decisive periods of educational change and the intellectual and political climate in which it occurred. This book proposes that a democratic educational vision can only effectively be advanced by renewing the 'struggle for democracy'. more...

  • Can We Teach Children to Be Good?by Roger Straughan

    McGraw-Hill Education 1988; US$ 46.00

    After reflecting on the terms 'goodness' and 'teaching', this book describes and critically examines the many attempts to define the nature of morality in terms of its form or its content. It aims to bring out the many conflicting views of 'moral education' which follow from these theories. more...

  • The Politics of Structural Education Reformby Keith A. Nitta

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 54.95

    Education policymaking is traditionally seen as a domestic political process. The job of deciding where students will be educated, what they will be taught, who will teach them, and how it will be paid for clearly rests with some mix of district, state, and national policymakers. This book seeks to show how global trends have produced similar changes... more...

  • The Integration of Moral Literacy Content and Process in Teachingby Paul Begley

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    This e-book is the culmination of a research and development project which has spanned three years and involved scholars of educational leadership from four countries. During 2005-2006, the Willower Center for Study of Leadership and Ethics, A University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) Program Center based at the Pennsylvania State University,... more...