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  • Digital Representations of Student Performance for Assessmentby P. John Williams; C. Paul Newhouse

    Springer 2013; US$ 49.99

    It was the belief that assessment is the driving force of curriculum that motivated the authors of this monograph to embark on a program of research and development into the use of digital technologies to support more authentic forms of assessment. They perceived that in responding to the educational needs of children in the 21st Century, curriculum... more...

  • Lehren bildet?by Karl-Josef Pazzini; Marianne Schuller; Michael Wimmer

    transcript 2014; US$ 27.82

    Bildung, so wird behauptet, sei zu einer zentralen Ressource geworden, die besser gefördert werden müsse. Der tief greifende Umbau von Schule und Universität gehorcht diesem ökonomischen Imperativ und verkehrt die Bildungsinstitutionen in berufspragmatisch ausgerichtete Lernanstalten. Der Lehrer wird zum apparativ-instrumentellen Faktor - als »Coach«,... more...

  • Hope and Educationby Professor David Halpin; David Halpin

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 60.95

    This book is a rallying cry to teachers at a time when many in the profession feel profoundly pessimistic about their work and the future of education. In this uplifting book, David Halpin suggests ways of putting the hope back into education, exploring the value of and need for utopian thinking in discussions of the purpose of education and school... more...

  • Education and Imaginationby Raya Jones; Austin Clarkson; Sue Congram; Nick Stratton

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    How can Jungian psychology be applied to the educational setting? Education and Imagination explores the application of Jungian perspectives in educational settings, establishing the creative imagination as a critical and necessary feature of learning throughout the lifespan. The book identifies various facets of applying contemporary Jungian... more...

  • Trends Shaping Educationby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00

    This new biennial publication presents the latest available information on 26 major current trends in education, grouped in 9 broad themes (ageing, global challenges, the new economic landscape, work and jobs, the learning society, ICT, citizenship and the state, social connections and values, and sustainable affluence). For each trend,... more...

  • The Educated Mindby Kieran Egan

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 27.50

    The Educated Mind offers a bold and revitalizing new vision for today's uncertain educational system. Kieran Egan reconceives education, taking into account how we learn. He proposes the use of particular "intellectual tools"?such as language or literacy?that shape how we make sense of the world. These mediating tools generate successive kinds of... more...

  • Education Todayby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 32.00

    This book presents OECD's main messages regarding the current state of education. Organised into nine sections, this report examines early childhood, schooling, transitions beyond initial education, higher education, adult education, lifelong learning, outcomes and returns, equity, and innovation. Each section offers both key findings and... more...

  • Makiguchi and Gandhiby Namrata Sharma

    University Press of America 2008; US$ 41.99

    Makiguchi and Gandhi explores ideas about Japanese educator Tsunesaburo Makiguchi (1871-1944) and Indian political leader Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948) as examples of inspiration for large mass movements in the 20th century. Based on research done in Japan, India, Hawai'i, and the United Kingdom, this book breaks new ground by examining and theorizing... more...

  • Education for a Democratic Societyby John Ryder; Gert-Ruediger Wegmarshaus

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 60.20

    This book is the third volume of selected papers from the Central European Pragmatist Forum (CEPF). It deals with the general question of education, and the papers are organized into sections on Education and Democracy, Education and Values, Education and Social Reconstruction, and Education and the Self. The authors are among the leading specialists... more...

  • Writing the Nationby Cynthia Vanden Driesen

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 70.00

    The time for new approaches to White’s work is overdue. Central to the present study are Edward Said’s ideas about the role of the intellectual (and the writer) – of speaking “truth to power,” and also the importance of tracing the “affiliations” of a text and its embeddedness in the world. This approach is not incompatible... more...