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  1. Adult Language Education and Migration

    Challenging agendas in policy and practice

    Edited by James Simpson, Anne Whiteside

    Adult Language Education and Migration: Challenging Agendas in Policy and Practice provides a lively and critical examination of policy and practice in language education for adult migrants around the world, showing how opportunities for learning the language of a new country both shape and are...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Rethinking Field Experiences in Preservice Teacher Preparation

    Meeting New Challenges for Accountability

    By Etta R. Hollins

    The focus of this book is the centrality of clinical experiences in preparing teachers to work with students from diverse cultural, economic, and experiential backgrounds. Organized around three themes—learning teaching through the approximation and representation of practice, learning teaching...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Economization of Education

    Human Capital, Global Corporations, Skills-Based Schooling

    By Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    In this timely, cogent analysis of trends and powerful forces shaping global educational policy today, Joel Spring focuses on how economization is making economic growth and increased productivity the main goals of schools, and the ways these goals are achieved—including measuring educational...

    Published March 26th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Active Learning

    Social Justice Education and Participatory Action Research

    By Dana E. Wright

    Series: Teaching/Learning Social Justice

    While many educators acknowledge the challenges of a curriculum shaped by test preparation, implementing meaningful new teaching strategies can be difficult. Active Learning presents an examination of innovative, interactive teaching strategies that were successful in engaging urban students who...

    Published March 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Decision Making for Student Success

    Behavioral Insights to Improve College Access and Persistence

    By Benjamin L. Castleman, Saul Schwartz, Sandy Baum

    Each year, many students with affordable college options and the academic skills needed to succeed do not enroll at all, enroll at institutions where they are not well-positioned for success, or drop out of college before earning a credential. Efforts to address these challenges have included...

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Dysconscious Racism, Afrocentric Praxis, and Education for Human Freedom: Through the Years I Keep on Toiling

    The selected works of Joyce E. King

    By Joyce E. King

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    A dynamic leader and visionary teacher/scholar, Joyce E. King has made important contributions to the knowledge base on preparing teachers for diversity, culturally connected teaching and learning, and inclusive transformative leadership for change, often in creative partnership with communities....

    Published March 24th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Fifty Years of Comparative Education

    Edited by Michele Schweisfurth

    This edited collection was produced to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the journal Comparative Education, one of the most established and prestigious journals in the field. Each chapter was written by a leading scholar of comparative and international education. The collection marks a creative...

    Published March 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  8. Hegemony and Education Under Neoliberalism

    Insights from Gramsci

    By Peter Mayo

    Series: Routledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism

    Based in a holistic exposition and appraisal of Gramsci’s writings that are of relevance to education in neoliberal times, this book--rather than simply applying Gramsci's theories to issues in education--argues that education constitutes the leitmotif of his entire oeuvre and lies at the heart of...

    Published March 18th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Students of Color and the Achievement Gap

    Systemic Challenges, Systemic Transformations

    By Richard R. Valencia

    Students of Color and the Achievement Gap is a comprehensive, landmark analysis of an incontrovertible racialized reality in U.S. K-12 public education---the relentless achievement gap between low-socioeconomic students of color and their economically advantaged White counterparts. Award winning...

    Published March 17th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Inside the Role of Dean

    International perspectives on leading in higher education

    Edited by Renee T Clift, John Loughran, Geoffrey E Mills, Cheryl J Craig

    Despite deans playing critical roles in education, little is known about the knowledge, skills, and dispositions needed for the job, or the practical dilemmas they face on an almost daily basis. Each chapter of this international collection opens the role up for examination and critique, developing...

    Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge