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- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 25.95
Images of Chinese teens with their heads buried in books for hours on end, preparing for high-stakes exams, dominate understandings of Chinese youth in both China and the West. But what about young people who are not on the path to academic success? What happens to youth who fail the state's high-stakes exams? What many?even in China?don't realize... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13
Scholars examining how women and people of color advance in academia invariably cite mentorship as one of the most important factors in facilitating student and faculty success. Contributors to this volume underscore the importance of supporting one another, within and across differences, as critical to the development of a diverse professoriate.... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 21.99
Classroom Dilemmas: Solutions for Everyday Problems presents thirty-six situations taken from real-life, in which teachers and/or administrators have had to make difficult decisions, often relating to school policy, dealing with what is believed best for the student(s), teachers, and others in the particular educational situation. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
?This is an extremely important book. Wonderfully well researched and written, it develops a powerful argument about how we should conceive of the aims of education and design curricula. It should define the field for a very considerable period of time.? - Professor Michael J Reiss, Institute of Education, University of London, UK Many philosophers... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 42.95
While student voice has been well-defined in research, how to sustain youth-adult leadership work is less understood. Students are rarely invited to lead school reform efforts, and when they are, their voice is silenced by the structural arrangements and socio-cultural conditions found in schools. This volume investigates problems with the neoliberal... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 20.99
Get an Internship and Make the Most of It follows four students as they find, interview for, and complete their internships. If you?re thinking about doing an internship or are well on the way to starting one, this book is for you. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
Global recessions and structural economic shifts are motivating government and business leaders worldwide to increasingly look to "their" universities to stimulate regional development and to contribute to national competiveness. The challenge is clear and the question is pressing: How will universities respond? This book presents in-depth case... more...
- UPA 2015; US$ 26.99
Maintaining Strategic Relevance identifies successful CTE program discontinuance including factors that affect morale during academic program changes and the impact of institutional culture. The interviews and policy analysis conducted provide best practices to effectively and appropriately discontinue CTE programs. more...
- SensePublishers 2015; US$ 38.01
It is nearly impossible to overestimate the significance of a professional ethos in pedagogical situations. Most theories of education understand ethos and ethical acting as belonging to the core of the pedagogical profession. Despite this evidence, remarkably few empirical studies exist on ethos. This book has three main aims: 1) to conceptualize... more...
- Allworth Press 2015; US$ 14.99
Discover the seminal book on turning your internship experience into a career-building launchpad for your future. Author Eric Woodard, who got his start as a star intern in the White House, has mentored hundreds of interns as they transition in their careers to something bigger and better. In these pages he lays out the basics of the internship game,... more...