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  • The Still Divided Academyby Stanley Rothman; April Kelly-Woessner; Matthew Woessner

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 51.00

    Drawing on data collected in a specially commissioned public opinion survey as well as other recent research on higher education, Rothman, Kelly-Woessner, and Woessner, create an incredibly readable presentation of both the similarities and differences between those running our universities and those attending them. The authors manage to remain impressively... more...

  • A Wake Up Call for Schoolsby Patricia Anne Duncan Parrish

    R&L Education 2010; US$ 22.50

    This book provides onsite observations, research-based premises, and quantitative recommendations for a step-by-step realignment of the focus of public education-education of each student for contributory productivity in the international marketplace of the twenty-first century more...

  • Feel-Bad Educationby Alfie Kohn

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 15.00

    Mind-opening writing on what kids need from school, from one of education’s most outspoken voices   Almost no writer on schools asks us to question our fundamental assumptions about education and motivation as boldly as Alfie Kohn. The Washington Post says that “teachers and parents who encounter Kohn and his thoughts come away transfixed, ready... more...

  • Rituals and Student Identity in Educationby Richard A. Quantz; Terry O'Connor; Peter Magolda

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 40.00

    A contemporary look at both the rituals fostered in our education system that reproduce inequalities between students and how we can change these techniques to promote equity in and outside the classroom. more...

  • Faces of Learningby Sam Chaltain

    Wiley 2011; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.50

    Inspirational stories of engaging, real-life educational experiences Everyone has a personal learning story, a time when they became actively engaged in their own education. Maybe it was an especially challenging teacher, or a uniquely supportive environment, or a collaborative classroom. In Faces of Learning , both well-known public figures,... more...

  • The Old Boys Networkby John Rae

    Short Books 2011; US$ 11.99

    John Rae was one of the most charismatic and controversial figures in British education. His reputation as a great reformer was forged during his 16 years as headmaster of Westminster School, in the 1970s and early 1980s. And his candid account of that turbulent period – recorded at the time in handwritten diaries – seems as fresh and relevant... more...

  • 21st Century Skillsby Bernie Trilling; Charles Fadel

    Wiley 2009; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.50

    The new building blocks for learning in a complex world This important resource introduces a framework for 21st Century learning that maps out the skills needed to survive and thrive in a complex and connected world. 21st Century content includes the basic core subjects of reading, writing, and arithmetic-but also emphasizes global awareness, financial/economic... more...

  • Reconceptualising Evaluation In Higher Educationby Murray Saunders; Roni Bamber; Paul Trowler

    McGraw-Hill Education 2011; US$ 57.00

    There is high investment in projects that enhance the quality of teaching and learning within the higher education sector. These projects require evaluation, but the higher education sector has not conceptualized such evaluation work. This book aims to aid understanding, drawing on a set of evaluative practices to foster understanding. more...

  • The Idea of the American Universityby Bradley C.S. Watson; John Agresto; William B. Allen; Michael P. Foley; Gary D. Glenn; Susan E. Hanssen; Mark C. Henrie; Peter Augustine Lawler; William Mathie; S.J. James V. Schall; Bradley C. S. Watson; Peter Wood

    Lexington Books 2010; US$ 83.50

    As John Henry Newman reflected on 'The Idea of a University' more than a century and a half ago, Bradley C. S. Watson brings together some of the nation's most eminent thinkers on higher education to reflect on the nature and purposes of the American university today. Their mordant reflections paint a picture of the American university in crisis. This... more...

  • Klassiker der Pädagogikby Bernd Dollinger

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 22.82

    zu einer eigentümlichen Spezies Bernd Dollinger 1 Einleitung Es gibt unterschiedliche Meinungen darüber, was „Klassiker“ sind und wie sie ihren Status zugesprochen bekommen. Als Überblick über die pädagogische Klassikerdiskussion seien im Folgenden drei idealtypische Deutungen unt- schieden, die Auskunft über die Wesensart dieser Spezies versprechen:... more...