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  • KulturSchuleby Heike Ackermann; Michael Retzar; Sigrun Mützlitz; Christian Kammler

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 29.77

    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...

  • Paideia Programby Mortimer J. Adler

    Touchstone 2010; US$ 4.99

    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...

  • Graduate Citizensby John Ahier; John Beck; Rob Moore

    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...

  • Commitment, Character, and Citizenshipby Hanan A. Alexander; Ayman K. Agbaria

    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...

  • Citizenship, Education and Social Conflictby Hanan A. Alexander; Halleli Pinson; Yossi Yonah

    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...

  • Assessing Basic Academic Skills in Higher Educationby Richard T. Alpert; William P. Gorth; Richard G. Allan

    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...

  • Education for Intercultural Citizenshipby Geof Alred; Michael Byram; Mike Fleming

    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...

  • Developing Parent and Community Understanding of Performance-Based Assessmentby Kathryn Alvestad

    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...

  • Multicultural and Diversity Educationby Peter M. Appelbaum

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    This volume concentrates on the practical applications of diversity and multicultural education, their philosophical and social policy motivations and the historical development of various versions of the approach in North America. more...

  • Handbuch der Berufsbildungby Rolf Arnold; Antonius Lipsmeier

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 79.40

    V Die Vor orwor wor vorliegende tt 2. , überarbeitete und aktualisierte Auflage des Handbuchs der Berufsb- dung stellt den Versuch dar, das derzeit verfügbare wissenschaftliche Wissen zu den Fra- stellungen und den Problembereichen der Berufsbildung in konzentrierter Form zu präsentieren. Ausgangspunkt ist eine Strukturierung der beruflichen Bildung,... more...