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Case Studies in Educational Change
Case Studies in Educational Change
by Marnie H. O'neill
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This text, the second in a two-volume set examining the process of educational reform, describes case studies on the change process of education, as it impacts on the individual at work.; The authors provide interesting comparisons of similar changes... (read more)

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Educational Research and Innovation Connected Minds: Technology and Today's Learners
Educational Research and Innovation Connected Minds: Technology and Today's Learners
by Organization For Economic Co-operation A
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This book examines the effects of new millennium learners' attachment to digital media, synthesizing international and comparative analysis of existing empirical research. In particular, it addresses the issues of cognitive development, socialization and... (read more)

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Academic Literacy and the Languages of Change
Academic Literacy and the Languages of Change
by Lucia Thesen And Ermien Van Pletzen.
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This book is an analysis of student literacy in an academic setting, and how this has changed due to political, economic and social factors. The contributors, who are all engaged in academic literacy work at a South African university, use the... (read more)

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Education Policy Unravelled
Education Policy Unravelled
by Dean Garratt
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Leaving Children Behind: How "Texas-Style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth (Suny)
Leaving Children Behind: How "Texas-Style" Accountability Fails Latino Youth (Suny)
by Angela Valenzuela
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The federal government has based much of its education policies on those adopted in Texas. This book examines how "Texas-style" accountability--the notion that decisions governing retention, promotion, and graduation should be based on a single test... (read more)

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The Worm in the Apple: How the Teacher Unions Are Destroying American Education
The Worm in the Apple: How the Teacher Unions Are Destroying American Education
by Peter Brimelow
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It is no coincidence that the thirty-year decline in U.S. K-12 education and the simultaneous surge in education spending began at the same time the modern teacher unions were created. Today, the National Education Association has nearly three million... (read more)

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Paulo Freire and the Curriculum (Series in Critical Narrative)
Paulo Freire and the Curriculum (Series in Critical Narrative)
by Georgios Grollios
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How can Paulo Freire's progressive and vital contributions to curriculum planning can be made more relevant today for educators, policy makers and anybody involved in education? This book provides a necessary framework as it articulates significant... (read more)

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Assessing Science Understanding: A Human Constructivist View (Educational Psychology)
Assessing Science Understanding: A Human Constructivist View (Educational Psychology)
by Joel J. Mintzes
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ional testing, portfolios, explanatory models, and national examinations.... (read more)

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The Forces Behind School Change: Defining and Understanding the Call for Perfection
The Forces Behind School Change: Defining and Understanding the Call for Perfection
by Tim Carman
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The Forces Behind School Change will provide school communities with the knowledge and skills to close the achievement gap. In addition to dozens of best practice ideas that schools will need, this book also spotlights how to the use the most up-to-date... (read more)

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As Good As It Gets (10 Edition)
As Good As It Gets (10 Edition)
by Larry Cuban
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Take an economically and racially diverse urban school district emerging from a long history of segregation. Add an energetic, capable, bridge-building superintendent with ambitious district-wide goals to improve graduation rates, school attendance, and... (read more)

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Government, Policy, and Ideology: Higher Education's Changing Boundaries in Two Island Kingdoms-Japan and England
Government, Policy, and Ideology: Higher Education's Changing Boundaries in Two Island Kingdoms-Japan and England
by Keiko Yokoyama
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This book analyzes the transformation of the university systems of England and Japan and argues that convergence between these university systems is, to a large extent, explained in the 1980s transformation of the university system in England, and the... (read more)

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Reinventing Schools, Reforming Teaching: From Political Visions to Classroom Reality
Reinventing Schools, Reforming Teaching: From Political Visions to Classroom Reality
by John Bangs
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What lessons can we learn from the relationship between policy-makers and schools over the life of the ?New? Labour and its predecessor Conservative government? What happened to ?Education, Education, Education? as it travelled from political vision to... (read more)

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Lifelong Learning Book Series #1: Cautionary Tales in the Ethics of Lifelong Learning Policy Andmanagement: A Book of Fables
Lifelong Learning Book Series #1: Cautionary Tales in the Ethics of Lifelong Learning Policy Andmanagement: A Book of Fables
by Richard G. Bagnall
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This work is a critique, from an ethical perspective, of contemporary trends in lifelong learning policy and management. It focuses attention on 21 trends, each represented by a fable that is drawn from the experience of a stake-holder. The trends have... (read more)

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Inclusive School
Inclusive School
by Gary Thomas
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The new inclusive mood governing contemporary thought on the arrangement of our social institutions has created a growing demand among schools to find effective ways of integrating the classroom across differences in "ability" that previously would have... (read more)

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Everywhere All the Time: A New Deschooling Reader
Everywhere All the Time: A New Deschooling Reader
by Matt Hern
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"If you are an unschooler, this book will be a joyful affirmation ... if you are still a little unclear about the history and philosophy of deschooling, here is a perfect introduction."--Kerlin Richter, Hip Mama Debates about education often revolve... (read more)

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Service Integration in Schools
Service Integration in Schools
by Joan Forbes
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This is an important and timely collection in which recent research and interpretations are reported and debated. The papers provide a scholarly analysis of a range of significant issues, complexities and recurring themes. They provide theoretical... (read more)

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Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Con #8: Work, Learning and Sustainable Development: Opportunities and Challenges
Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Con #8: Work, Learning and Sustainable Development: Opportunities and Challenges
by John (edt) Fien
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This book is the first that provides a comprehensive overview of the way countries, education systems and institutions have responded to the call for an integration of learning for work, citizenship and sustainability at the Second International... (read more)

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Changing the World Through Media Education (98 Edition)
Changing the World Through Media Education (98 Edition)
by Elana Yonah Rosen
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Through detailed units, students analyze the role media messages play regarding social issues such as violence, racism, and role models.... (read more)

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Lifelong Learning Book #11: Philosophical Perspectives on Lifelong Learning
Lifelong Learning Book #11: Philosophical Perspectives on Lifelong Learning
by David N. Aspin
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This book provides an easily accessible, practical yet scholarly source of information about the international concern for the philosophy, theory, categories and concepts of lifelong learning. Written in a straightforward understandable manner, the book... (read more)

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Reforming Educators: Teachers, Experts, and Advocates
Reforming Educators: Teachers, Experts, and Advocates
by Samuel Mitchell
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Samuel Mitchell shows how and why businesses, superexperts, and pressure groups are set against volunteers, community leaders, and civic associations as participants with different visions of educational reform. As Mitchell makes clear, both sides must... (read more)

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