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Sent to Hell from Ann Arbor: A College Student's World War One

by Carl E. W. L. Dahlstrom

College Junior drives truck taking ammunition to the front and hauling wounded back, WWI


Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Change: A transdisciplinary approach to researching lives

by Hazel Reid & Linden West

In this volume, academics and researchers across disciplines including education, psychology and health studies come together to discuss personal, political and professional narratives of struggle, resilience...


Demythologizing Educational Reforms: Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

by Arthur T. Costigan & Leslee Grey

There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school's role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of...


Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

by Derek Gottlieb

In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new...


Improving Survey Methods: Lessons from Recent Research

by Uwe Engel, Ben Jann & Peter Lynn

This state-of-the-art volume provides insight into the recent developments in survey research. It covers topics like: survey modes and response effects, bio indicators and paradata, interviewer and survey error,...


Chinese Students' Writing in English: Implications from a corpus-driven study

by Maria Leedham

Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written...


Lesson Study: Professional learning for our time

by Peter Dudley

This book introduces readers to the development of Lesson Study (LS) in the UK, making historical connections to the growth of Lesson Study in Japan, East Asia, the US and Europe. It explains how to conduct...


Teen Money 101

by Stacia Morris

Teen Money 101, a timely educational book on teen financing and money management. A compelling, teen friendly, informative book, Teen Money 101 teaches practical every day money management skills to young people...


Education, Philosophy and Well-being: New perspectives on the work of John White

by Judith Suissa, Carrie Winstanley & Roger Marples

John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the...


EcoJustice Education: Toward Diverse, Democratic, and Sustainable Communities

by Rebecca A. Martusewicz, Jeff Edmundson & John Lupinacci

EcoJustice Education offers a powerful model for cultural ecological analysis and a pedagogy of responsibility, providing teachers and teacher educators with the information and classroom practices they need...


Crafting Scholarship in the Behavioral and Social Sciences: Writing, Reviewing, and Editing

by Robert M. Milardo

Crafting Scholarship helps readers improve their writing and publishing success in academia. Framed within the context of the editorial and peer review process, the book explores writing, editing, and reviewing...


The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession

by Dana Goldstein

In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today.

Teaching is a wildly contentious profession...


Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky

by Eric Moyen

In 1917, fifty-two years after its founding, the University of Kentucky faced stagnation, financial troubles, and disturbing reports of nepotism, resulting in a leadership crisis. A special committee investigated...


The Child Who Walks Alone: Case Studies of Rejection in the Schools

by Anne Stilwell & Hart Stilwell

There is an old song that goes, "Look down, look down, that lonesome road, before you travel on." Facing that lonesome road, the adult might travel on. Often, the child can't.During her twenty-year career as...


Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations

by Stephen John Quaye & Shaun R. Harper

Student Engagement in Higher Education fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. In the fully revised and updated edition of this important volume, the editors and chapter...


The Best Four Years: How to Survive and Thrive in College (and Life)

by Adam Shepard

Adam Shepard boldly and ingeniously proved the viability of the American Dream in his first book, Scratch Beginnings. Now he tells us that the years we spend in college are The Best Four Years of our lives—and...


Globalization of Education: An Introduction

by Joel Spring

Continuing Joel Spring's reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to...


Essays in the Art of Writing

by Robert Louis Stevenson

There is nothing more disenchanting to man than to be shown the springs and mechanism of any art. All our arts and occupations lie wholly on the surface; it is on the surface that we perceive their beauty, fitness,...


Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

by William Deresiewicz

A groundbreaking manifesto about what our nation’s top schools should be—but aren’t—providing: “The ex-Yale professor effectively skewers elite colleges, their brainy but soulless students (those ‘sheep’),...


Statistical Power Analysis: A Simple and General Model for Traditional and Modern Hypothesis Tests, Fourth Edition: A Simple and General Model for

by Kevin R. Murphy, Brett Myors & Allen Wolach

Noted for its accessible approach, this text applies the latest approaches of power analysis to both null hypothesis and minimum-effect testing using the same basic unified model. Through the use of a few simple...