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  • Changing Academic Workby Elaine Martin

    McGraw-Hill Education 1999; US$ 57.00

    Higher education serves a diverse range of students and is under closer government scrutiny and control. This book explores the competing tensions: the need to balance individualism with collaboration; and accountability with reward. It develops a set of principles to guide academic work. It aims to offer insight and guidance for academic staff. more...

  • Rethinking the Future of the Universityby David Lyle Jeffrey; Dominic Manganiello

    University of Ottawa Press 1998; US$ 12.99 US$ 11.04

    This distinguished collection of essays, edited under the direction of David Lyle Jeffrey and Dominic Manganiello, emerged from the discussions that surrounded the 1995-1996 McMartin Lectures. Dedicated to studying the relationship and contributions of historic Christian thought to the intellectual life of university disciplines, this series of lectures... more...

  • Von der Delegation zur Kooperationby Karin Böllert

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 35.96

    Bildung ist der umfassende Prozess der Entwicklung und Entfaltung derjenigen Fähigkeiten, die Menschen in die Lage versetzen, zu lernen, Leistungspotenziale zu entwickeln, zu handeln, Probleme zu lösen und Beziehungen zu gestalten. Junge Menschen in diesem Sinne zu bilden, ist nicht allein Aufgabe der Schule. Gelingende Lebensführung und soziale Integration... more...

  • Le « moment 68 » et la réinvention de l’Acadieby Joel Belliveau

    Les Presses de l'Université d'Ottawa 2014; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.49

    La distance et les barrières linguistiques n’ont pu empêcher le mouvement étudiant nord-américain de former une incarnation locale en terre acadienne, culminant dans une participation enthousiasme au « moment 1968 » planétaire, avec une saveur originale toutefois, qui changera profondément la culture politique de cette minorité linguistique. more...

  • Society, Schools and Progress in Tanzaniaby J. Cameron; W. A. Dodd; Edmund King

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Education and Educational Research: Society, Schools, and Progress in Tanzania focuses on the educational system in Tanzania. The book first offers information on the economy, territorial domain, form of government, and progress of education in Tanzania. The text also outlines the road to independence of this country. The rise of the African people... more...

  • University Crisis and Student Protests in Africaby B. Nyamnjoh; Piet Konings

    Langaa RPCIG 2012; US$ 34.20

    Faced with a deepening crisis in their universities, African students have demonstrated a growing activism and militancy. They have been engaged in numerous, often violent, strikes for improvements in their deteriorating living and study conditions and the introduction of a democratic culture in the universities and society as a whole, including the... more...

  • Preparing the Next Generation in Tanzaniaby Arun R. Joshi; Isis Gaddis

    World Bank Publications 2015; US$ 24.99

    Human capital refers to a broad range of knowledge, skills, and capabilities that are needed for life and work and that are typically build through quality education. Countries that fail to invest consistently in education often do not experience robust economic growth because investments in physical infrastructure, such as dams, roads, and airports... more...

  • Understanding Mass Higher Educationby David Palfreyman; TED TAPPER

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    In recent years most western democracies have experienced a shift from elite to mass higher education, with the United States leading the way. This text compares the experience of this very important social change within different nation states. Whilst recognising the critical global economic forces that appear to explain the international nature of... more...

  • Constructing Developmentby Bjorn Harald Nordtveit

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 146.76

    Former World Bank education specialist Bjorn Nordtveit believes a development project should be viewed as a complex, dialectical organism, not a linear system. In this book, he offers a novel method of analyzing development on the ground and in the think tank. more...

  • From Expert Student to Novice Professionalby Anna Reid; Madeleine Abrandt Dahlgren; Lars Owe Dahlgren; Peter Petocz

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 158.99

    This book presents a model of professional learning borne of a decade of research in Sweden and Australia. It details how students shift the focus of their learning away from the formalism associated with the university to the exigencies of working life. more...