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  • Assessing the Generic Outcomes of Collegeby Gary R. Pike

    Wiley 2011; US$ 14.95 US$ 12.96

    What does college teach, really? As demands for accountability intensify, meaningful measurement of broad college outcomes becomes increasingly important. Here, you'll take a journey through the history of assessment instruments, starting with the creation of the first general outcomes assessment tools in the 1980s. You'll follow the evolution of the... more...

  • Not for Profitby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    In this short and powerful book, celebrated philosopher Martha Nussbaum makes a passionate case for the importance of the liberal arts at all levels of education. Historically, the humanities have been central to education because they have been seen as essential for creating competent democratic citizens. But recently, Nussbaum argues,... more...

  • The role of vocational education in supporting social inclusionby Kathleen Collett

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    This e-book addresses a set of linked inequalities which prevent individuals from participating fully in the social, political and economic life of the societies in which they live. The roots of social exclusion lie in the interaction between poverty and a lack of access to housing, education, health and other services, sometimes caused by discrimination... more...

  • The Impact of the Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning on the Development of Work Related Learning in the UKby Pauline Armsby

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2011; US$ 199.00

    The Centres for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) initiative in England, Wales and Northern Ireland aimed to develop teaching and learning and invest in practice to produce benefits for students, teachers and institutions. Of the 81 CETLs it is not possible to say how many had some dimension of Work Related Learning (WRL) involved in them,... more...

  • Learning Trajectories, Innovation and Identity for Professional Developmentby Anne Mc Kee; Michael Eraut

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 179.00

    This volume explores the pedagogic implications of challenges involved in professional education worldwide. The wide range of professions covered includes accountants, military company commanders, surgeons, nurse practitioners, academics, managers, and more. more...

  • Sentipensante (Sensing/Thinking) Pedagogyby Laura I. Rendón; Mark Nepo

    Stylus Publishing 2012; US$ 18.99

    ?Rendón?s book, is the Pedagogy of the Oppressed for our time, bringing the lenses of feminist, postmodernist, anticolonial, and critical theory to bear on liberatory education.??Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning "An important, thought-provoking, and unique addition to the literature on teaching, learning, and the academic life." ?The... more...

  • Rethinking Multicultural Education for the Next Generationby Nadine Dolby

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    Rethinking Multicultural Education for the Next Generation builds on the legacy of social justice multicultural education, while recognizing the considerable challenges of reaching today?s college students. By drawing on breakthrough research in two fields ? neuroscience and animal studies ? Nadine Dolby argues that empathy is an underlying element... more...

  • Education and Humanismby Wiel Veugelers

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99

    Human beings have the possibility to give meaning to their lives and to create coherence in experiences. Present-day humanism strongly focuses on personal development in relation to others. It is this tension between personal development and advancement of humanization, that is creating the opportunities for the personal development of every world... more...

  • Politics, Participation & Power Relationsby Richard C. Mitchell; Shannon A. Moore

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 39.31

    Until recently, youth have become the great absence regarding matters of citizenship, justice, and democracy. Rarely are young people taken up with the important discourses of freedom and citizenship, especially discourses that transcend national boundaries and academic disciplines.Richard Mitchell and Shannon Moore have put together a brilliant book... more...

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Education: A Voice from the Marginsby C.P. Gause

    SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99

    The United States is more ideologically, philosophically, culturally, linguistically, racially, and ethnically diverse than she has been in any given point in her history; however, many of her citizens are currently living in a state of fear. What stands out the most is how we allow this fear to take over our lives in multiple ways. We fear our neighbors;... more...