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- Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 129.99
Liberal education has always had its share of theorists, believers, and detractors, both inside and outside the academy. The best of these have been responsible for the development of the concept, and of its changing tradition.Drawn from a symposium jointly sponsored by the Educational Leadership program and the American Council of Learned Societies,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95
This text reviews the current scene in careers education and examines a range of different approaches in practice. It seeks to show how staff can use and adapt these ideas to implement change and improve careers education. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; Not Available
Im Zentrum der schulpolitischen Steuerung der Bildungsqualität stehen Maßnahmen wie Bildungsstandards, Vergleichsarbeiten, die Einführung des Zentralabiturs oder die Schulinspektion. Was aber vermag ein Zertifizierungsprogramm wie das der KulturSchule für die Schulentwicklung in Gang zu setzen? Niemand erwartet so große Effekte wie die Freisetzung... more...
- Touchstone 2010; US$ 17.95
Paideia is a holistic approach to life-long learning with roots in ancient Greece. The Paideia Program is based on the belief that the human species is defined by its capacity and desire for learning. The program itself argues for a public education that is at once more rigorous and more accessible. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95
Following the introduction of student loans and tuition fees, the situation of students and new graduates has changed considerably. Set in this context, Graduate Citizens is a thought-provoking, and insightful look at the current generation of students' attitudes towards citizenship and matters of social and moral responsibility. Drawing on small-scale... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
As liberal democracies include increasingly diverse and multifaceted populations, the longstanding debate about the role of the state in religious education and the place of religion in public life seems imperative now more than ever. The maintenance of religious schools and the planning of religious education curricula raise a profound challenge.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
This volume provides new perspectives into the challenges of citizenship education in the age of globalization and in the context of multicultural and conflict-ridden societies. It calls on us to rethink the accepted liberal and national discourses that have long dominated the conceptualization and practice of citizenship and citizenship education... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Addressing the growing concerns about reading, math, and writing skills of freshman-level students, this volume provides different perspectives and approaches to the assessment of basic academic skills in higher education. The book provides an in-depth investigation into the Texas Academic Skills Program (TASP). More generally, the book provides insights... more...
- Multilingual Matters 2006; US$ 49.95
This book examines citizenship education from the perspective of interculturality in order to extend its meaning and significance within and beyond the nation state, and in education in the nation state. There are chapters which deal with theory and concepts and others which present country and international case studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95
This book takes the reader step-by-step through the process of helping parents understand the role of performance-based assessment in student learning. Included are suggestions about what to emphasize during one-to-one meetings with parents, speeches and presentations you can deliver at PTSA meetings and school board sessions, transparency masters... more...