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- Wiley 2015; US$ 46.00
This important book explores the various ways that higher education contributes to the realization of significant public ends and examines how leaders can promote and enhance their contribution to the social charter through new policies and best practices. It also shows how other sectors of society, government agencies, foundations, and individuals... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
Mentoring Away the Glass Ceiling in Academia: A Cultured Critique describes how women of diverse backgrounds perceive their mentoring experiences or the lack of mentoring experiences in the academy. This book provides a space for envisioning strategies and practices to improve mentoring practices and the collegiate environment. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.99
Service learning offers students the unique opportunity to learn both in the classroom and in the real world. This exciting teaching strategy, detailed in Berman?s second edition of Service Learning, motivates students to learn content information, processes, and skills while making authentic connections to their surrounding community. This valuable... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2015; US$ 19.08
Kinder sind neugierig: Sie wollen wissen, wie die Welt funktioniert. Sie wollen mitgestalten. Wenn sie im Kita-Alltag gefordert sind, Probleme in der Gemeinschaft eigenständig zu lösen, lernen schon die Zwei- bis Sechsjährigen etwas über Partizipation und gesellschaftliches Engagement. Wie ein solcher Alltag gestaltet werden kann, beschreibt "Das... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 33.39
Schule ist kein geschlechtsneutraler Raum. Asymmetrische Geschlechterverhältnisse und Stereotype werden in Lehrmaterialien, Unterrichtsgestaltungen und Interaktionen vielfach (re-)produziert. Eine reflektierte Pädagogik ist gefragt, um den Zweigeschlechtlichkeit zementierenden Differenzierungen entgegenzuwirken. Auf die Gender Studies aufbauend und... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00
This book investigates professional practice at the interface of sociology and epistemology for progressive educational change. It suggests that orthodox sociology and sociology of education have not sufficiently analysed contemporary educational situations due primarily to the strength of the economic and educational influence of neoliberalism. In... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 34.95
The home?school connection is important to student literacy achievement. However, it can be time-consuming to develop and implement programming that keeps families engaged and involved. Empowering Families makes it easier to accomplish these goals! Chock-full of step-by-step plans for arranging a variety of parent/caregiver meetings and literacy... more...
- SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 120.00
Service-Learning and Civic Engagement: A Sourcebook focuses on historical, philosophical, social foundations, practices and models of service-learning and civic engagement. The title offers practical, jargon-free chapters applicable to any educational institution as well as community organizations that might consult the work. Key Features... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
This volume highlights issues of power, inequality and resistance for African American and Latino/a students in distinct US and international contexts. Through a collection of case studies it links universal issues relating to inequality in education, such as Latino and African American males in the inner-city neighborhoods, Latina teachers and single... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
Each year, many students with affordable college options and the academic skills needed to succeed do not enroll at all, enroll at institutions where they are not well-positioned for success, or drop out of college before earning a credential. Efforts to address these challenges have included changes in financial aid policy, increased availability... more...