Download E-books A Classroom of One: How Online Learning Is Changing our Schools and Colleges PDF

By Gene I. Maeroff

This is Gene Maeroff's "report from front" at the brief heritage and standing of on-line studying within the usa and all over the world. Maeroff is a reporter who takes you to the colleges from Penn State's international Campus to the Florida digital university to the newly rising on-line studying tasks in Afghanistan. His trip finally presents a image of how within which know-how is altering the minds of individuals with reference to the character of upper schooling. He seems to be on the approach to digital supply, the standard of the knowledge being brought and caliber of interplay it engenders. He appears to be like on the method inexperienced persons are adapting to this new expertise and what kind of accountability is wear the student's shoulders. eventually, and perhaps tellingly, he appears on the company of on-line learning.

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Download E-books The Educational Significance of Human and Non-Human Animal Interactions: Blurring the Species Line PDF

The lives of animals and people are deeply intertwined and collectively influencing. lately, there was a starting to be appreciation of the way during which the interactions of human animals and non-human animals subject educationally. This publication seeks to give a contribution to the continuing dialog approximately animals and schooling.

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Download E-books Latino Education in the United States: A Narrated History from 1513-2000 PDF

Winner of a 2005 Critics selection Award fromThe American academic reviews organization, this can be a groundbreaking choice of oral histories, letters, interviews, and governmental reviews regarding the historical past of Latino schooling within the US. Victoria-María MacDonald examines the intersection of heritage, Latino tradition, and schooling whereas at the same time encouraging undergraduates and graduate scholars to reexamine their dating to the area of schooling and their very own histories.

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Download E-books International Handbook of the Religious, Moral and Spiritual Dimensions in Education (International Handbooks of Religion and Education) PDF

By Robert Jackson

In today’s pluralistic international, many cultures consider a shift within the courting of individuals with non secular traditions. A corresponding move is a resurgence of curiosity in human spirituality. This instruction manual offers the perspectives of schooling students who interact those ideas each day, in a set of essays reflecting the overseas country of the self-discipline. Out of those rises a imaginative and prescient for the emergence of a simply and peaceable world.

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Download E-books The Struggle for the American Curriculum, 1893-1958 PDF

Released in 1987, the 1st version of The fight for the American Curriculum was once a vintage in curriculum stories and within the background of schooling. This new 3rd version is carefully revised and up-to-date, and comprises new chapters at the renewed assaults at the topic curriculum within the Nineteen Forties and Fifties, in addition to the best way person college matters developed through the years and have been laid low with those assaults.

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Download E-books Collective Improvisation in a Teacher Education Community (Self-Study of Teaching and Teacher Education Practices) PDF

It is the sturdiness of CITE that caused the authors to show their inquiries approximately educating and studying to the demanding situations of maintaining their very own undertaking. the result's a suite that chronicles the various classes realized via their many studies. The ebook represents a number of viewpoints on what counts as reform in instructor schooling and contains the voices of scholars (aspiring lecturers) who're infrequently requested to give a contribution to such tasks.

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Download E-books The School Law Handbook: What Every Leader Needs to Know PDF

A mum or dad gadgets to a curriculum that features a unit on Greek gods, arguing that it violates the separation of church and nation. As a instructor or administrator, how for those who reply? this sort of factor is one so much educators should confront ultimately, as well as different hot-button matters equivalent to zero-tolerance regulations, drug and alcohol checking out, and prayer in colleges. the varsity legislations guide is designed to permit educators to confront such matters with details, perception, and initiative. the problems are geared up into 5 parts: the college setting, Constitutional concerns, scholars, body of workers, and responsibility. inside of each one region are numerous chapters, every one starting with a practical state of affairs through criminal and useful analyses of the placement. Armed with this information of the parameters governing each one situation, educators can extra successfully deal with their responses, asking and answering the major questions: - What are the criminal barriers? - what's the district coverage concerning this factor? - What are the capability recommendations for solution? during this period of unprecedented public scrutiny, the college legislation guide is key interpreting for all college team of workers.

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Download E-books Marching to Different Drummers, 2nd edition PDF

At the beginning released in 1985, Marching to various Drummers was once one of many first assets to tug jointly details on what used to be a newly flourishing subject in schooling. Now, greater than a decade later, this revised and extended variation takes a clean examine the topic. one of the new chapters are a dialogue of the significance of data approximately scholars' tradition, studying kinds in gentle of contemporary discoveries in regards to the functioning of the mind, and the way studying types relate to Howard Gardner's concept of a number of intelligences.

Part I defines type and appears on the background of favor examine. half II describes functions of fashion in seven components, illustrated throughout the examine versions of Carl Jung, Herman A. Witkin, Walter Barbe and Raymond Swassing, Rita Dunn and Kenneth Dunn, Anthony Gregorc, Bernice McCarthy, and Howard Gardner. half III identifies universal questions and discusses implementation and employees improvement. A accomplished annotated bibliography units the degree for additional examine.

Authors Pat Burke Guild and Stephen Garger have spent approximately 25 years learning kinds, using its study, instructing approximately kinds, and hearing scholars and educators speak about types. Their large adventure in instructor schooling during the last decade grounds the speculation within the moment version of Marching to assorted Drummers with a practicality that every one educators will value.

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Download E-books Like Letters in Running Water: A Mythopoetics of Curriculum (Studies in Curriculum Theory Series) PDF

By Mary Aswell Doll

Like Letters in operating Water explores ways that fiction (prose, drama, poetry, delusion, fairytale) yields transformative insights for tutorial conception and perform. via a sequence of intensely unique, strong essays drawing on curriculum thought, literary research, psychology, and feminist concept and perform, Doll seeks to confront a in general held bias that studying literary fictions is "mere" leisure (not a studying experience). She means that fiction has titanic educating energy since it connects readers with their alliances inside of themselves and this connection attends to social, outer matters addressed through conventional pedagogies with larger, deeper understanding. Her elaboration during this ebook of the idea that of currere--the lived event of curriculum--through literature, drama, and fantasy is an enormous contribution to the sector of curriculum theory.

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