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  • Truancyby Ken Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    Truancy: Short and Long-term Solutions is a practical and accessible guide to dealing with the problem of truancy and non-attendance. It is the first book on the issue to actively focus on solutions to the problem, rather than the causes. Full of practical examples of the latest ways in which schools, teachers, education welfare officers and LEAs... more...

  • Breaking the Cycle of Educational Alienationby Colin Pritchard

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 42.00

    Shows how the cycle of educational alienation can be broken, to enable parents and schools to work together to contribute to children's educational, social and emotional well-being. This book is a useful reading for teachers and trainee teachers, child psychologists, educational psychologists and social workers. more...

  • College Attrition at American Research Universitiesby Joseph C. Hermanowicz

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 29.95

    Why do some colleges exhibit higher student attrition than expected? This is the first work to present case studies based on specific institutions; it also adds an important voice from the students themselves on the practical concerns that affect attritio more...

  • Recruitment and Retention of Race Group Students in American Higher Educationby C. Dwayne Wilson; Bernard Lubin; Barbara Below

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2008; US$ 75.00

    This annotated bibliography offers access to literature on the higher education recruitment and retention of six race and ethnic student groups, and organizes that literature based on five underlying commonalities to facilitate decision making about recruitment and retention strategy related issues. more...

  • Improving Student Retention in Higher Educationby Glenda Crosling; Liz Thomas; Margaret Heagney

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 55.95

    Improving Student Retention in Higher Education provides a practical, curriculum-based response to the current situation in higher education, where participating students emanate from a range of backgrounds; international and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, mature aged students, students with disabilities as well as those for whom higher education... more...

  • Dialogues and Addressesby Madame de Maintenon; John J. S.J. Conley

    University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 27.50

    Born Françoise d'Aubigné, a criminal's daughter reduced to street begging as a child, Madame de Maintenon (1653-1719) made an improbable rise from impoverished beginnings to the summit of power as the second, secret wife of Louis XIV. An educational reformer, Maintenon founded and directed the celebrated academy for aristocratic women at Saint-Cyr.... more...

  • How to Recruit and Retain Higher Education Studentsby Tony Cook; Brian S. Rushton

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    How to Recruit and Retain Higher Education Students is an invaluable resource for academic staff, administrators and policy makers involved in student recruitment and improving student retention. It offers practical advice on how universities can influence the expectations of prospective students, allowing them to make sensible decisions about careers,... more...

  • Transitions in Secondary Education in Sub-Saharan Africaby World Bank

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 9.99

    This working paper discusses equity and efficiency issues in secondary education transitions in Sub-Saharan Africa. Its main purpose is to identify and analyze national, regional, and local measures that may lead to the development of more efficient and seamless transitions between post-primary education pathways. In most African countries student... more...

  • Too Scared To Learnby Jenny Horsman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 63.95

    Too Scared to Learn explores the impact of women's experiences of violence on their learning, and proposes radical changes to educational programs through connecting therapeutic and educational discourses. Little attention has previously been paid to the impact of violence on learning. A large percentage of women who come to adult literacy programs... more...

  • Culture, Politics, and Irish School Dropouts: Constructing Political Identitiesby G. Honor Fagan

    ABC-CLIO 1995; US$ 64.00

    This book summarizes structural, reproduction, and resistance theories of education and provides a social research approach to problems of social inequity. It analyzes how these perspectives contribute to the political analysis of the production of early school departures and the consequent disadvantages and poverty. Fagan follows a deconstructive... more...