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Altinay, Fahriye, Ed. – IntechOpen, 2018
This book encapsulates four sections about open and equal access for learning in school management. The first section is related to school management and leadership. The second section of the book gives insight on school culture. The third section of the book underlines the importance of open learning, and the last section of the book covers the…
Descriptors: School Administration, Access to Education, Equal Education, Instructional Leadership
England, Crystal M. – 2003
Concerned with the intrusion of corporate interests into American classrooms, this book presents a case against the business model of educational administration. In each of its seven chapters the book explores how and why the school-business model does not and cannot work. Chapter 1 provides an overview of the expectations currently placed on…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Business Responsibility, Curriculum, Educational Administration
Ettinger, Blanche; Perfetto, Edda – 2001
Using a developmental, hands-on approach, this text/workbook helps students master the basic English skills that are essential to write effective business correspondence, to recognize language errors, and to develop decision-making and problem-solving skills. Its step-by-step focus and industry-specific format encourages students to review,…
Descriptors: Business Correspondence, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Communication Skills, Decision Making
Carter, Marcia Jean; LeConey, Stephen P. – Sagamore Publishing LLC, 2004
The second edition of Therapeutic Recreation in the Community: An Inclusive Approach reflects the changing and evolving nature of recreation and health care services. A number of social, economic, and political directives and technological advancements have fostered recreation in the community for all individuals. Due in part to a rising awareness…
Descriptors: Therapeutic Recreation, Program Administration, Program Development, Personnel Management
Coffield, Frank; Costa, Cristina; Müller, Walter; Webber, John – Trentham Books, 2014
Students are bingeing on large amounts of information and then, in government induced bouts of vomiting otherwise known as national tests, they spew it all out. This is how Frank Coffield introduces the term Bulimia Academica, which he treats every bit as seriously as its medical counterpart. Students resort to bulimic learning to cope with a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Feedback (Response), Government Role, Student Improvement
Noble, David F. – 2002
Digital technologies have brought about sweeping changes in the life of the university--changes that will have momentous effects in the decades to come. This first book-length analysis of the meaning of the Internet for the future of higher education cuts through claims that these developments will bring benefits for all. This analysis shows how…
Descriptors: Automation, Distance Education, Educational Administration, Educational Change
Zgaga, Pavel, Ed.; Teichler, Ulrich, Ed.; Brennan, John, Ed. – Peter Lang Publishing Group, 2013
The last decade has marked the European higher education with a particular dynamics. Today, after a decade of a «concerted» policy, national systems look much more convergent but new questions and dilemmas are emerging: about its nature and quality, about real impact of recent reforms in different countries as well as about its future. The book…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Global Approach, Educational Change
Library of Congress, Washington, DC. Congressional Research Service. – 1980
This publication contains background readings on consumer affairs for students who are going to participate in the 1980-1981 national high school debate. The debate topic selected by the National Federation of State High School Associations is consumer protection. The three debate propositions are that the federal government should 1) initiate and…
Descriptors: Bibliographies, Consumer Education, Consumer Protection, Debate
Meyer, John L.; Shadle, Carolyn C. – 1994
This book, which is designed for consumers and providers of outplacement services, explores recent changes that have led to an essentially new type of service termed OTR (an acronym that stands for "outplacement, transition, relocation" when focusing on employees and for "outplacement, transition, and restructuring" when…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Career Change, Career Choice, Career Counseling
Ciofalo, Andrew, Ed. – 1992
The 31 papers in this book ar grouped into 5 sections, of which the first consists of an introductory essay by A. Ciofalo, "What Every Professor and Worksite Supervisor Should Know about Internships." Section 2, on learning from experience, contains "Perspectives on Learning in Internships" (D. T. Moore); "Integrating the Traditions of…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Experiential Learning, Higher Education, Internship Programs
Cowie, Peter, Ed. – 1995
This publication resulted from a project of the British Film Institute (bfi). The aim was to emphasize that cinema takes a number of different forms, fulfills a variety of roles within different societies, and has different models of its social function. Toward this end, film-makers from all over the world were invited to write a diary about the…
Descriptors: Acting, Animation, Artists, Career Exploration
Kohn, Alfie, Ed. – 1997
From first-grade lessons promoting the products of Fortune 500 companies to education reform designed to suit the interests of big business, corporations are being granted more and more power to determine what happens in our schools. This book explores the implications of this trend, examining everything from advertising aimed at children to…
Descriptors: Advertising, Computer Uses in Education, Consumer Protection, Economic Factors
Gorard, Stephen – 1997
This book examines the trend toward markets in UK schools by outlining the varied economic and political arguments both for and against increased parental choice. It describes how choice actually takes place--including when the choice takes place, who has the final say, how many schools are considered, and which choice criteria are reported. One…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Marketing, Parent Empowerment
Whitty, Geoff; Power, Sally; Halpin, David – 1998
This book examines recent school reforms in England and Wales, the U.S.A., Australia, New Zealand and Sweden. It suggests that, at the same time as appearing to devolve power to individual schools and parents, governments have actually been increasing their own capacity to "steer" the system at a distance. Section 1 sets the scene by outlining and…
Descriptors: Administrator Role, Comparative Education, Decentralization, Elementary Secondary Education
Barron, Hal S. – 1997
Between 1870 and 1930, a "second great transformation" in the Northeast and Midwest was characterized by centralization of the economy, expansion of state power and professional expertise, and a rising urban consumer culture. Communities in the rural North faced a number of challenges: diminishing local control over schools and roads,…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Community Control, Cooperatives, Educational Change
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