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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
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Rudick, Kyle C.; Ellison, Scott – Communication Education, 2016
In response to the articles in this forum, the authors write that they were struck by the way most of the authors assumed that generations are stable entities characterized by readily identifiable factors, such as age, attitudes or circumstances. Following a constitutive philosophy of communication and instruction (Fassett & Warren, 2007;…
Descriptors: Language Role, Student Research, Self Concept, Age Differences
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Balsera, Maria Ron; Dorsi, Delphine; Termes, Andreu; Bonal, Xavier; Verger, Antoni; Gonzalez Diaz, Javier – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2016
Privatisation of education is on the rise, being offered as the best alternative to achieve universal education and improve its quality and cost-efficiency. However, the benefits of the entry of private providers in education are highly controversial and tend to be judged in terms of market criteria such as choice and efficiency, neglecting the…
Descriptors: Cost Effectiveness, Civil Rights, Educational Legislation, Privatization
Rudy, Julia A., Ed. – 1991
This issue of the higher education information technology magazine, CAUSE/EFFECT, presents in six articles six summaries of the best from this journal since 1978. The articles each summarize the writing done over the years in one of six key areas. The articles are as follows: (1) "Rise of Infrastructure" by Kenneth J. Klingenstein and…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Communications, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Technology
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
Palmer, Joy, Ed.; And Others – 1995
The World Conservation Union brings together states, government agencies, and a diverse range of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in a unique world partnership that seeks to influence, encourage, and assist societies throughout the world to conserve the integrity and diversity of nature as well as to ensure that any use of natural resources…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Community Involvement, Conservation (Environment), Environmental Education
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
Raley, Nancy, Ed.; Carter, Laura, Ed. – 1988
Developing an effective communications program is crucial for the survival of colleges, universities, and independent schools because they must be well understood and have broad public support. This guide to media relations compiles articles from "CASE Currents" into five sections: "The Basics of a News Service" (17 papers);…
Descriptors: Films, Higher Education, Information Dissemination, Institutional Advancement
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