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  1. Policy and Power in Inclusive Education

    Values into practice

    Edited by Melanie Nind, Jonathan Rix, Kieron Sheehy, Katy Simmons

    The movement towards inclusive education is undoubtedly an international phenomenon, and it has resulted in the development of policy initiatives impacting on schools in all nations. This informative, wide-ranging text brings together key illustrative material from an international field. It adopts...

    Published March 17th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Composition in Convergence

    The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment

    By Diane Penrod

    Composition in Convergence: The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment considers how technological forms--such as computers and online courses--transform the assessment of writing, in addition to text classroom activity. Much has been written on how technology has affected writing, but...

    Published February 24th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Choosing Students

    Higher Education Admissions Tools for the 21st Century

    Edited by Wayne Camara, Ernest W. Kimmel

    This volume brings a variety of perspectives to bear on the issue of how higher education institutions can - or should - choose students during the early part of the 21st century. Many of the contributors report on research to develop and validate potential tools to assist those responsible for...

    Published February 17th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Children's Reading Comprehension and Assessment

    Edited by Scott G. Paris, Steven A. Stahl

    Originating in a recent CIERA conference held at the University of Michigan, this book brings together the nation's most distinguished researchers to examine how readers understand text and how comprehension is assessed. The first part provides both national and historical contexts for the study of...

    Published February 9th 2005 by Routledge

  5. High-Stakes Testing

    Coping With Collateral Damage

    By R. Murray Thomas

    The federal government's No Child Left Behind Act has thrust high-stakes testing - its goals, methods, and consequences - into the educational limelight. The four-fold purpose of this book is to: describe the nature of high-stakes testing; identify types of collateral damage that have...

    Published February 8th 2005 by Routledge

  6. Ethics and Politics in Early Childhood Education

    By Gunilla Dahlberg, Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    The early childhood services of Reggio Emilia in Northern Italy has gained worldwide interest and admiration. Drawing on the ‘Reggio approach’, and others, this book explores the ethical and political dimensions of early childhood services and argues the importance of these dimensions at a time...

    Published January 13th 2005 by Routledge

  7. The Struggle for the General Teaching Council

    By Richard Willis

    Series: Woburn Education Series

    This book chronicles the history of the struggle to promote a self-governing body for the teaching profession from its early problems at the start of the twentieth century right through to the establishment of the General Teaching Council of England in 2000. It also explores the interest groups and...

    Published December 23rd 2004 by Routledge

  8. Education for a Change

    Transforming the way we teach our children

    By Titus Alexander, John Potter

    This challenging, hard-hitting book is about making schooling relevant to modern society. It starts from the premise that our present education system is ill equipped to serve students and society in the twenty-first century. In a series of positive yet powerful and provocative chapters,...

    Published December 2nd 2004 by Routledge

  9. Conflicting Paradigms in Adult Literacy Education

    In Quest of a U.S. Democratic Politics of Literacy

    By George Demetrion

    The book provides a historical overview of adult literacy theory, policy, practice, and research from the mid-1980s to the present. The main focus is a descriptive analysis of three distinctive schools of literacy: the Freirean-based participatory literacy movement grounded in oppositional politics...

    Published November 19th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Popular Culture, New Media and Digital Literacy in Early Childhood

    Edited by Jackie Marsh

    This book offers a range of perspectives on children's multimodal experiences, providing a ground-breaking account of the ways in which children engage with popular culture, media and digital literacy practices from their earliest years. Many young children have extensive experience of film,...

    Published November 4th 2004 by Routledge