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A Jungle Named Academia

Approaches to Self-Development and Growth

by Yukiko Inoue-Smith

<span><span>Professional ethics require continuous self-improvement of professors, through writing, reading, and learning: no less than for students. Promoting excellence in scholarship, mentoring students in their research, and effectively ...

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An Introduction to the Internationalization of Higher Education

Essential Topics

by Arya Rahimi Golkhandan, Ali Arabkheradmand, Enayat A. Shabani & others

<span><span>Internationalization of higher education is a concept that is currently making its way to every corner of the globe. </span><span style="font-style:italic;">An Introduction to the Internationalization of Higher Education</span><span>

ISBN: 9780761864714

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Education and Gender

by Dhar, Debotri

<i>Education and Gender</i> draws on international research from the USA, the UK, India, Mexico, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Caribbean, to provide a comprehensive global overview of the relationship between gender and education. Rooting ...

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Education and Social Transition in the Third World

by Carnoy, Martin

<p>Through a comparative analysis of educational theory and practice, this analytic overview illuminates the larger economic and political changes occurring in five peripheral countries--China, Cuba, Tanzania, Mozambique, and Nicaragua--commonly

ISBN: 9781400860692

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Education in the Balance: Mapping the Global Dynamics of School Leadership

by Wilkins, Raphael

<I>Education in the Balance </I>explores the significant choices and opportunities worldwide that are opening up to school leaders of the future for the development of schools and school systems. It argues that the judgments of individuals in ...

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Education of Syrian Refugee Children

Managing the Crisis in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan

by Shelly Culbertson & Louay Constant

With four million Syrian refugees as of September 2015, there is urgent need to develop both short-term and long-term approaches to providing education for the children of this population. This report reviews Syrian refugee education for ...

ISBN: 9780833092441

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Education Policy in Developing Countries

by Paul Glewwe

<div>Almost any economist will agree that education plays a key role in determining a country’s economic growth and standard of living, but what we know about education policy in developing countries is remarkably incomplete and scattered over ...

ISBN: 9780226078854

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Educational Experience as Lived: Knowledge, History, Alterity: The Selected Works of William F. Pinar

by Pinar, William F.

<P>In this volume, Pinar enacts his theory of curriculum, detailing the relations among knowledge, history, and alterity. The introduction is Pinar's intellectual life history, naming the contributions he has made to understanding educational ...

ISBN: 9781317618621

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Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice

by Sherwood Thompson

<span><span>The </span><span style="font-style:italic;">Encyclopedia of Diversity and Social Justice</span><span> contains over 300 entries alphabetically arranged for straightforward and convenient use by scholars and general readers alike. ...

ISBN: 9781442216068

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Finnish Lessons 2.0

What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland?, Second Edition

by Pasi Sahlberg

<p>The first edition of <em>Finnish Lessons</em> won the prestigious Grawemeyer Award in Education in 2013. It was featured in<em>The New York Times, The Washington Post, The New York Review of Books, The Atlantic, The Guardian, CNN, Education ...

ISBN: 9780807773291

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Global Learning and Education: An introduction

by Peterson, Andrew

<P><EM>Education and Global Citizenship</EM> offers a detailed introduction and exploration of educational issues pertaining to "global citizenship". The text encourages a critical and reflective approach, developing students' understandings of ...

ISBN: 9781317594604

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Globalization of Education: An Introduction

by Spring, Joel

<P>Continuing Joel Spring's reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to the topic. Written in his ...

ISBN: 9781317748762

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High-Stakes Schooling

What We Can Learn from Japan's Experiences with Testing, Accountability, and Education Reform

by Christopher Bjork

<div>If there is one thing that describes the trajectory of American education, it is this: more high-stakes testing. In the United States, the debates surrounding this trajectory can be so fierce that it feels like we are in uncharted waters. ...

ISBN: 9780226309552

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How to Choose the Best School for Your Child (By a Teacher, School Inspector and Parent)

by Luanna Johns

<p>A good education is one of the most important things you can give your child, so choosing the best school is crucial. In this book, teacher, school inspector, and parent Luanna Johns shares her tips and secrets for how to choose the best ...

ISBN: 9781311706041

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Imaginal Vision - Transmutation and Reeducation of the Gaze

by Paolo Mottana

The imagination is not just able to reproduce, but also to create. According to Henry Corbin, the imaginal is the same, meaning that it designates the imaginative space, enriches the sense of images and reinstates the man deeply inside the ...

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Institutionalizing Health and Education for All

Global Goals, Innovations, and Scaling Up

by Colette Chabbott

<p>Health for All and Education for All have been rallying cries for a host of international development activities for more than a quarter century. Where did these global goals come from? Why have the health goals seemingly advanced so much ...

ISBN: 9780807773444

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Poor and Ineffective Management in Capital E.

Truth about America’s Educational System

by MICHAEL B. MILLER SR.

This is a book that discusses and researches all the good, bad, and ugly that goes on in our educational system in America. There is so much corruption, prejudice, politics, and discrimination which make up our educational system. Education is ...

ISBN: 9781483667607

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Quiet Riot

The Culture of Teaching and Learning in Schools

by Diane Hoffman

<span><span style="font-style:italic;">Quiet Riot</span><span> offers an anthropological critique of teaching and learning in two U.S. high schools over a twenty-seven year period. Based on the author's experiences shadowing two average students

ISBN: 9781610483117

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School Choice: A Balanced Approach

by William H. Jeynes

<p>Are public charter schools more effective than traditional public schools? This book provides quantitative evidence to answer this question and considers a better way to undertake a policy of school choice.</p><p>• Supplies a unique ...

ISBN: 9781440828362

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School Teaching in Canada

by Alexander Lockhart

<p>Virtually every Canadian has been influenced, for better or worse, by schoolteachers. Adults recall with clarity experiences with individual teachers; children are in contact with schoolteachers on a daily basis; parents know the importance ...

ISBN: 9781442655782

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