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  1. Assessment of Problem Solving Using Simulations

    Edited by Eva Baker, Jan Dickieson, Wallace Wulfeck, Harold F. O'Neil

    This volume explores the application of computer simulation technology to measurement issues in education -- especially as it pertains to problem based learning. Whereas most assessments related to problem solving are based on expensive and time consuming measures (i.e., think-aloud protocols or...

    Published September 18th 2007 by Routledge

  2. Education for Inclusive Citizenship

    By Dina Jane Kiwan

    This book examines the conceptions of citizenship and the extent to which these conceptions accommodate ethnic and religious diversity in today’s schools. The author contributes to theoretical thinking on inclusive citizenship through a focus on the policy and curriculum development process of...

    Published September 11th 2007 by Routledge

  3. The Dynamics of Educational Effectiveness

    A Contribution to Policy, Practice and Theory in Contemporary Schools

    By Bert Creemers, Leonidas Kyriakides

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    This book brings together the current thinking and research of two major investigators in the field of educational effectiveness. After defining educational effectiveness, the authors analyse the various theories and strands of research within educational effectiveness, especially with respect to...

    Published September 10th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Grading Student Achievement in Higher Education

    Signals and Shortcomings

    By Mantz Yorke

    Series: Key Issues in Higher Education

    A lot hangs on the summative grades that students are given. A good degree opens doors which otherwise might remain closed. Yet, as higher education is now a mass rather than an elite system, what is expected of its graduates is different from the expectations of previous generations. Students are...

    Published August 24th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Charter School Outcomes

    Edited by Mark Berends, Matthew G. Springer, Herbert J. Walberg

    Sponsored by the National Center on School Choice, a research consortium headed by Vanderbilt University, this volume examines the growth and outcomes of the charter school movement. Starting in 1992-93 when the nation’s first charter school was opened in Minneapolis, the movement has now spread to...

    Published August 24th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Educational Research and Policy-Making

    Exploring the Border Country Between Research and Policy

    Edited by Lesley Saunders

    This book provides a fascinating insight into the sometimes troubled relationship between ‘research’ and ‘policy-making’ in education. It shows how each of these areas of social and intellectual endeavour is in a state of dynamic change and how, as a result, they are becoming more mutually...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by Routledge

  7. No Child Left Behind and the Reduction of the Achievement Gap

    Sociological Perspectives on Federal Educational Policy

    Edited by Alan R. Sadovnik, Jennifer A. O'Day, George W. Bohrnstedt, Kathryn M. Borman

    This monumental collection presents the first-ever sociological analysis of the No Child Left Behind Act and its effects on children, teachers, parents, and schools. More importantly, these leading sociologists consider whether NLCB can or will accomplish its major goal: to eliminate the...

    Published August 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  8. Economic Development, Education and Transnational Corporations

    By Mark Hanson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development Economics

    This book focuses on the questions of: why do some economically disadvantaged nations develop significantly faster than others, and what roles do their educational systems play? In the early 1960s Mexico and South Korea were both equally underdeveloped agrarian societies. Since that time, the...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Globalisation & Pedagogy

    Space, Place and Identity, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Edwards, Robin Usher

    With different pedagogic practices come different ways of examining them and fresh understandings of their implications and assumptions. It is the examination of these changes and developments that is the subject of this book. The authors examine a number of questions posed by the rapid march of...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Youth Moves

    Identities and Education in Global Perspective

    Edited by Nadine Dolby, Fazal Rizvi

    Series: Critical Youth Studies

    This fascinating collection of original essays seeks to address the possibilities and dangers of young people's transnational, commodified identities; how society and educational institutions might respond to these new identities; and the consequences for democratic practices and the public sphere....

    Published August 2nd 2007 by Routledge