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Why Bright College Years Never Fade Away
by J. Kirk Casselman
<p>In 1964, when author J. Kirk Casselman applied to Yale College, more than five thousand other secondary school students also applied for admission to one of the 1,300 places in the Yale Class of 1968. Of those applicants, 1,569 were offered ...eBook
by Hussell, C. G. Ivan
A Biological and Psychological Background to Education focuses on man's physical and psychological characteristics which influence education.<br><br>The publication first underscores the importance of man's biological background, the biological ...eBook
Effective Leadership for Policy Development
by M. Scott Norton
<p>The varying concepts of organizational development are relevant to everything done administratively in educational practice. Organizational development centers on the concepts of schools as social organization, and like all other social ...eBook
by Pedley, F. H.
A Parent's Guide to Examinations: From Primary School to University provides an account of examinations in Wales and England from the primary school stage to the university. This book discusses the intense competition in universities that led toeBook
by Elton Gatewood, Ph.D.
<p>The manual is prepared to assist citizens, community activists, neighborhood groups, students, planners, government officials, and any person interested in grassroots organizing and planning neighborhood improvements by maximizing human ...eBook
Creating Effective Schools for All Learners
by Maure Ann Metzger
<p>Many students struggle to survive a system that has become yet another obstacle in their life to overcome. The current, one-size-fits-all educational model requires students to adapt to the system, but in order for students to thrive, ...eBook
by Smith, P. R.
Advances in Computer Assisted Learning contains selected proceedings from the CAL Symposium on Computer Assisted Learning held at the University of Nottingham in the UK in 1985. This book reviews advances in computer-assisted learning in the ...eBook
by Reynolds, D.
<i>Advances in School Effectiveness Research and Practice</i> presents a worldwide state-of-the-art summary of the rapidly growing field of school effectiveness research by an internationally renowned group of authors.<br><p>Current knowledge ineBook
Higher Education and Business Partnerships Lead the Way
What will it take to close the skills gap and lead the STEM workforce revolution? Science, technology, engineering, and math are at the heart of the 21st century jobs-driven economy, challenging education institutions and companies to train and ...eBook
Digital Humans and their Organizations
by Paul Ashcroft & Garrick Jones
<p>We are all digital humans now. What does this mean for how we live and how we work? How do digital humans thrive in a connected world?</p> <p>Life and work today is a connected mass of networks, people and technology. This connected world ...eBook
by Mary Ellen Pethel
<p>During the final days of the Civil War, Dr. William Ward and his wife, Eliza Ward, envisioned a school for young women in Nashville that would evolve into one of the nation's most prestigious institutions. As the New South dawned, Ward ...eBook
by Marcea K. Seible
<p>In the early 1920s, Waterloo businessman Henry B. Allen donated $200,000 and 80 acres of land to the Allen Memorial Hospital Association to establish a hospital in memory of Mary, his wife. The hospital opened in 1925 and was operated by the ...eBook
by Everard, Margaret P.
An Approach to Teaching Autistic Children provides guide in methods of instructing autistic children. The title does not only cover teaching methods, but also discusses behavioral management, which is a critical skill in dealing with autism. ...eBook
History of the West Point of the West
by Alexander Mui
Once a staple of American society, military schools are a dying breed, with fewer than thirty remaining. Historically, most military academies existed in the South and along the East Coast. However, Colonel Thomas A. Davis pushed this tradition ...eBook
by Bruce, Violet R.
Awakening the Slower Mind deals with the education of and teaching special-needs children. More particularly, this book concerns children in special schools for the ""educationally subnormal,"" whom the author differentiates from the ...eBook
A Handbook for Scaling Up Solutions through Knowledge Capturing and Sharing
by Steffen Soulejman Janus
This volume offers a simple, systematic guide to creating a knowledge sharing practice in your organization. It shows how to build the enabling environment and develop the skills needed to capture and share knowledge gained from operational ...eBook
by Eisemon, T. O.
Studies of the retention of literacy and numeracy by adults who have only obtained primary schooling have given little encouragement to the belief that the cognitive effects of schooling are enduring for many school leavers. How these findings ...eBook
by Blue Micro Solutions
<p>SYNOPSIS</p> <p>"I hope trainers. HR managers and others involved in the field of human capital development would take advantage and benefit from the book. l take this opportunity to congratulate the authors for this commentable effort." - ...eBook
Teacher Moonlighting and the Dark Side of Teachers' Work
by Eleanor J. Blair
<p>Teacher moonlighting has been studied and documented since at least the early 1960s, and yet, it can be easily argued that the phenomenon is still not understood. Teachers moonlight in higher numbers than other professions, and while most ...eBook
Promising Responses to Changing Student Populations
by Shelley B. Wepner & Diane W. Gomez
<p>provides a demographic, political, economic, and sociological overview of the changing nature of suburban schools</p> <p>describes the nature of student diversity in the changing suburbs and issues with student achievement</p> <p>identifieseBook