Education and the Cold War: The Battle for the American by A. Hartman

By A. Hartman

Almost immediately after the Russians introduced Sputnik in 1957, Hannah Arendt quipped that “only in the United States might a concern in schooling truly turn into an element in politics.”  The chilly conflict conflict for the yankee university – dramatized yet no longer initiated through Sputnik – proved Arendt right. the universities served as a battleground within the ideological conflicts of the 1950s.  starting with the family tree of innovative schooling, and finishing with the formation of latest Left and New correct notion, schooling and the chilly battle bargains a clean point of view at the postwar transformation in U.S. political tradition when it comes to an exam of the academic historical past of that period.

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Keeping Kids Safe, Healthy, and Smart by Kimberly Williams, Marcel Lebrun, David Hyerle

By Kimberly Williams, Marcel Lebrun, David Hyerle

This e-book covers it all--from bus, motorbike, fireplace and water defense to baby abuse and drug abuse, head harm, hazing, bullying, cyber-bulling...and even issues I hadn't even heard approximately "choking" and self mutilation. rather readable and worthy! each mum or dad and instructor should still personal this ebook!

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Multiculturalism, Higher Education and Intercultural by Damian Spiteri

By Damian Spiteri

This e-book explores how multiculturalism might be promoted all through better schooling as a result of its advantages for college kids. It adopts a strengths-based student-centred point of view and provides useful illustrations of ways multicultural schooling can instigate scholars to appreciate one another and to narrate to one another meaningfully. With the increase of foreign scholars in larger schooling around the globe it can be crucial that associations advertise multicultural schooling for his or her wider groups.

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Academic Freedom in an Age of Conformity: Confronting the by Joanna Williams

By Joanna Williams

Universities, as soon as on the vanguard of campaigns for highbrow liberty, are actually bastions of conformity. This provocative e-book lines the death of educational freedom in the context of adjusting rules in regards to the function of the college and the character of data and is a passionate name to palms for the ability of educational inspiration today.

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Service-Learning and Social Justice: Engaging Students in by Susan Benigni Cipolle

By Susan Benigni Cipolle

This ebook presents every thing directors and lecturers have to construct service-learning courses that arrange scholars as engaged electorate dedicated to fairness and justice. Cipolle describes sensible techniques for lecture room lecturers besides the theoretical framework so readers can deftly circulate past the booklet to a significant application for his or her colleges.

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Indigenous Concepts of Education: Toward Elevating Humanity by Berte van Wyk, D. Adeniji-Neill

By Berte van Wyk, D. Adeniji-Neill

That includes in-depth examinations of options of understanding, studying, and schooling from a variety of cultures around the globe, this publication deals a wealthy idea of indigenous strategies of schooling, their relation to Western recommendations, and their strength for growing schooling that articulates the aspirations of groups and fosters humanity for all rookies.

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Higher Education and Technological Acceleration: The by Ingrid M. Hoofd

By Ingrid M. Hoofd

This booklet significantly examines the connection among new media applied sciences, examine ethics, and pedagogical thoughts in the modern college. It debates even if fresh adjustments of upper schooling, instead of an impression of neo-liberalization, are literally an outflow of the technological acceleration of the university’s personal contradictory beliefs round wisdom and democracy. The booklet units up this argument through likening the collage to a "vision computer" which quest for overall medical and social transparency has lately caved in on itself, negatively affecting employees and pupil health. The e-book asserts that this case finds the fundamental pressure on the center of the collage process, and explores the acceleration of this pressure via examining a number of educating and learn advances from Europe and Asia. studying between different matters the decision for creativity and significant pondering within the curriculum, the rush for e-learning, and the appearance of the electronic humanities, this article bargains a key research of the university’s founding beliefs and its constitutive dating to technological acceleration.

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Teaching Science for Understanding. A Human Constructivist by Joel J. Mintzes, James H. Wandersee, Joseph D. Novak

By Joel J. Mintzes, James H. Wandersee, Joseph D. Novak

Technological know-how schooling has passed through a revolution in recent times, moving its emphasis from breadth and memorization to intensity and realizing. Teaching technology for Understanding starts with an outline of the alterations in technological know-how schooling. It then provides a overview of every significant educational process, information regarding the way it is healthier used, and the effectiveness of the thoughts for figuring out and retention of data. The ebook offers the most ideas used to accomplish this intensity of knowing, together with using computing device simulations, small laboratories, and magazine writing, and it discusses easy methods to use each one approach on the common, secondary, and faculty point.

* provides an summary of alterations in technology schooling
* Discusses either educating and studying innovations for higher understanding
* Covers ideas to be used at simple, secondary, and faculty degrees of teaching
* studies really good instructing tools together with machine simulations, small labs, and magazine writing

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Comparative Education, Terrorism and Human Security: From by W. Nelles

By W. Nelles

Coverage judgements in schooling have replaced tremendously because of the fresh threats to our foreign and nationwide safety. during this well timed and compelling assortment, authors speak about the importance of coverage judgements on schooling structures, and argue that each one varieties of violence, together with terrorism, are usually reproduced via schooling. Authors comprise case reviews from a huge spectrum of nations to make a case for peace-building choices and non-military safety cooperation. Comparative schooling, Terrorism and Human defense will spotlight schooling structures around the world that maintain violence, will compile human safety and preventive international relations examine to foretell destiny developments, will discover overseas coverage implications that can result in non-violent interventions in another country, and should offer lecturers and policymakers with appropriate reflections on reform. This booklet arrives at a time while many people are thinking about what schooling platforms can do to eliminate/perpetuate violence and may be the single one in all its sort to deal with those questions about an international scale.

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