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- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
This collection of essays debates the application of market principles to and within the context of education. The contributors are all leading figures in their field, presenting their ideas in an accessible style to the lay reader. Throughout, the educational and public policy issues raised by the application of market principles to education are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Volume 1 is concerned with the theoretical and conceptual framework for reflecting about values, culture and education and thus provides an introduction to the series as a whole. It provides state and policy level analysis across the world. more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2002; US$ 14.95
For some decades, world-wide, there have been national initiatives to improve literacy rates and standards. During the same period, concentrated research studies have been undertaken to find out how best to achieve the desired improvements. Two main thrusts in teaching and learning how to read and write have emerged, often in controversy. One... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 199.00
This special issue of the Journal of European Industrial Training is based around the Programme for University-Industry Interface (PUII) located at the University of Limerick (UL) in Ireland. The contributors are members of the project team and their associates and the editors are Douglas Weir, Chair of the project Academic Advisory Board and John... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
This volume brings together established and new scholarly voices to explore how participatory and situated approaches to learning can contribute to educational innovation. The contributors' critical examinations of educational programming and engagements provide insights into how educators, youth, families, and community members understand and enact... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
This volume describes the various components of alternative education and presents a comprehensive view of its impact on public education, particularly in urban school districts. It presents detailed descriptions of various alternative education models. more...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00
This volume concentrates on the practical applications of diversity and multicultural education, their philosophical and social policy motivations and the historical development of various versions of the approach in North America. more...
- International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00
A New World of Knowledge examines how globalization has obliged universities in Canada to reassess and rethink the international dimension of their mission and practice. All now include an international dimension in their mission statement. Is this a true statement of educational principles? Or is it simply a marketing message intended to position... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00
An overview of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender students in American schools - what they endure, their special needs and the programmes and groups that support them. It features a directory of organizations, associations and government agencies associated with GLBT youth. more...