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Children Draw A Guide to Why, When and How Children Make Art
ISBN: HB: 9781780239897, Reaktion Books, September 2018
192 pp., 22.4x16.8 cm, 134 illus., 128 in colour
Without any prompting, children intuitively develop a powerful impulse to draw. Beginning with their first scribbles, drawing is an activity that encompasses children's expanding knowledge, changing perceptions and new experiences of themselves and t...
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Information, Incentives, and Education Policy
ISBN: HB: 9780674050907, Harvard University Press, June 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 2 line illus., 3 graphs, 7 tables
How do we ensure that waste and inefficiency do not undermine the mission of publicly funded schools? Derek Neal writes that economists must analyze education policy in the same way they analyze other procurement problems. Insights from research on i...
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Education in a New Society Renewing the Sociology of Education
ISBN: PB: 9780226517421, ISBN: HB: 9780226517391, University of Chicago Press, May 2018
464 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 9 halftones, 5 tables
In recent decades, sociology of education has been dominated by quantitative analyses of race, class, and gender gaps in educational achievement. And while there's no question that such work is important, it leaves a lot of other fruitful areas of in...
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£79,00
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Inside Graduate Admissions Merit, Diversity, and Faculty Gatekeeping
ISBN: PB: 9780674984042, ISBN: HB: 9780674088696, Harvard University Press, May 2018
240 pp., 23.5x15.7 cm, 12 tables
Advanced degrees have become necessary credentials for many careers that once required only a college education. Yet while graduate school pursuit stands at an all-time high, little has been written about graduate school admissions – how the process...
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Minds on Fire How Role-Immersion Games Transform College
ISBN: PB: 9780674984097, Harvard University Press, March 2018
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 halftones, 1 map, 12 tables
Why are so many students intellectually disengaged? Faculty, administrators, and tuition-paying parents have been asking this question for nearly two centuries. And the answer is always more or less the same: students are so deeply absorbed in compet...
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£13,00
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How College Works
ISBN: PB: 9780674979802, Harvard University Press, February 2018
224 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 1 line illus.
Constrained by shrinking budgets, can colleges do more to improve the quality of education? And can students get more out of college without paying higher tuition? Daniel Chambliss and Christopher Takacs conclude that the limited resources of college...
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Intellectual Properties of Learning A Prehistory from Saint Jerome to John Locke
ISBN: HB: 9780226487922, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
400 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 halftone
Providing a sweeping millennium-plus history of the learned book in the West, John Willinsky puts current debates over intellectual property into context, asking what it is about learning that helped to create the concept even as it gave the products...
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Artist-Scholar Reflections on Writing and Research
ISBN: PB: 9781783203888, Intellect, February 2018
112 pp., 22.8x17.8 cm, 30 halftones
Research is a concept that is not typically associated with the field of art. However, more and more art-based MFA and PhD programs use the term to describe and categorize the work of graduate-level artist-students and faculty. G. James Daichendt pro...
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Educational Goods Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making
ISBN: PB: 9780226514178, ISBN: HB: 9780226514031, University of Chicago Press, February 2018
192 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 8 halftones, 4 line drawings
We spend a lot of time arguing about how schools might be improved. But we rarely take a step back to ask what we as a society should be looking for from education – what exactly should those who make decisions be trying to achieve? In "Educational...
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£62,00
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Drama-based Pedagogy Activating Learning Across the Curriculum
ISBN: PB: 9781783207398, Intellect, February 2018
260 pp., 22.9x17.8 cm,
"Drama-based Pedagogy" examines the mutually beneficial relationship between drama and education, championing the versatility of drama-based teaching and learning designed in conjunction with classroom curricula. Written by seasoned educators and bas...
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