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  1. Improving Learning through Consulting Pupils

    By Jean Rudduck, Donald McIntyre

    Series: Improving Learning

    Pupil consultation can lead to a transformation of teacher-pupil relationships, to significant improvements in teachers' practices, and to pupils having a new sense of themselves as members of a community of learners. In England, pupil involvement is at the heart of current government education...

    Published November 22nd 2007 by Routledge

  2. Culturally Contested Literacies

    America's "Rainbow Underclass" and Urban Schools

    By Guofang Li

    Culturally Contested Literacies is a vivid ethnographic account of the everyday cross-cultural living and schooling experiences of six culturally-diverse families in urban America. Documenting the ways in which these families learn about literacies and their meanings in relation to schools, inner...

    Published November 15th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Working Together in Children's Services

    By Damien Fitzgerald, Janet Kay

    The importance of interagency cooperation within children’s services has been highlighted within recent government strategy, including the Every Child Matters agenda, the development of Children’s Centres and the expansion of Extended Schools. Following tragic cases such as Victoria Climbie, the...

    Published November 15th 2007 by Routledge

  4. At-Risk Children & Youth

    Resiliency Explored

    By Niall Mcelwee

    What assistance can be provided to disadvantaged youngsters to help them conquer the many challenges they face while growing up? At-Risk Children & Youth: Resiliency Explored analyzes the results from accumulated research on the risk and resiliency of children and youth in Ireland. Author Niall...

    Published November 5th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Knowledge Production

    Research Work in Interesting Times

    Edited by Bridget Somekh, Thomas A. Schwandt

    This collection from a highly impressive international group of educational researchers explores epistemological, methodological, and ethical-political issues in the production of knowledge about educational phenomena in contemporary society. The book is organized in two sections. The first focuses...

    Published November 1st 2007 by Routledge

  6. Improving Student Retention in Higher Education

    The Role of Teaching and Learning

    By Glenda Crosling, Liz Thomas, Margaret Heagney

    Improving Student Retention in Higher Education provides a practical, curriculum-based response to the current situation in higher education, where participating students emanate from a range of backgrounds; international and lower socioeconomic backgrounds, mature aged students, students with...

    Published October 31st 2007 by Routledge

  7. At-Risk Children and Youth

    Resiliency Explored

    By Niall McElwee

    Discover strategies to reinforce the strengths of the youngest members of society What assistance can be provided to a disadvantaged youngster to help them bounce back to conquer challenges while growing up? At-Risk Children and Youth analyzes the results from accumulated research on the risk...

    Published October 25th 2007 by Routledge

  8. Reading Comprehension Research and Testing in the U.S.

    Undercurrents of Race, Class, and Power in the Struggle for Meaning

    By Arlette Ingram Willis

    This book challenges traditional, sanctioned, and official histories of reading comprehension by examining how ideological and cultural hegemony work to reproduce dominant ideologies through education in general and reading comprehension research and testing specifically. Willis analyzes the...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Improving Testing

    Process Tools and Techniques to Assure Quality

    Edited by Rohit Ramaswamy, Cheryl Wild

    The primary purpose of this book is to demonstrate how proven quality assurance tools and methods that have been applied successfully in the manufacturing and service industries for the past 20 years can be applied in the testing industry. It defines what is meant by the term "quality" in...

    Published October 24th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Cosmopolitanism and the Age of School Reform

    Science, Education, and Making Society by Making the Child

    By Thomas S. Popkewitz

    In Cosmopolitanism and the Age of School Reform, noted educationalist Thomas Popkewitz explores turn-of-the-century and contemporary pedagogical reforms while illuminating their complex relation to cosmopolitanism. Popkewitz highlights how policies that include "all children" and leave "no child...

    Published October 11th 2007 by Routledge