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- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00
Today, universities around the world find themselves going beyond the traditional roles of research and teaching to drive the development of local economies through collaborations with industry. At a time when regions with universities are seeking best practices among their peers, Shiri M. Breznitz argues against the notion that one university's successful... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95
Only 150 years ago, the majority of the world's population was largely illiterate. Today, not only do most people over fifteen have basic reading and writing skills, but 20 percent of the population attends some form of higher education. What are the effects of such radical, large-scale change? David Baker argues that the education revolution has... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia addresses the ways in which colonial histories, nationalist impulses and forces of globalization shape equity and access to education in Southeast Asia. Although increasingly identified as a regional grouping (ASEAN), Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00
On Teaching and Learning takes the ideas explored in renowned educator Jane Vella’s best-selling book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach to the next level and explores how dialogue education has been applied in educational settings around the world. Throughout the book, she shows how to put the principles and practices of dialogue education... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of accountability and assessments. As a result, teachers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 155.00
Inspired by egalitarian doctrines, the Dalit communities in India have been fighting for basic human and civic rights since the middle of the nineteenth century. In this book, Shailaja Paik focuses on the struggle of Dalit women in one arena - the realm of formal education ? and examines a range of interconnected social, cultural and political questions.... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 24.95
Nestled in neighborhoods of varying degrees of affluence, suburban public schools are typically better resourced than their inner-city peers and known for their extracurricular offerings and college preparatory programs. Despite the glowing opportunities that many families associate with suburban schooling, accessing a district's resources is not... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 37.41
Konflikte entstehen immer wieder neu. Deshalb bedarf es der Stärkung von Kompetenzen zum Umgang mit Konflikten und zu deren Transformation ? auf der zwischenmenschlichen wie auf der politischen Ebene. Fachwissenschaftler aus natur- und geisteswissenschaftlichen Disziplinen sowie ausgewiesene Praktiker stellen in diesem Band aktuelle Konfliktfelder... more...