The Condition of English

Author: Avrom Fleishman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313306785
Format: PDF, Docs
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Now that the "political correctness" controversy has cooled, a time for sober reflection on the field of English has arrived. This insightful book examines the costs and benefits in the field's internal workings and public functionings.

Private Prometheus

Author: Philip G. Altbach
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313312489
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Highlights and discusses key aspects of private higher education worldwide.

The Educational System of Israel

Author: Yaacov Iram
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313302695
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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One of the most multicultural educational systems in the world, Israel's system is on the crossroads of yet another transformation as a result of the mass immigration and prospects of peace in the region.

Resource Allocation and Productivity in Education

Author: William T. Hartman
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313276316
Format: PDF, ePub
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While much of the research on resource allocation in the past has been concerned with state and national decisions, this book focuses on resource allocation decisions at the micro-level in education. Decisions made at the district, school, and classroom levels determine the adequacy and equity of resources actually made available to educational programs and individual students. This book shows how and why these decisions are made and their impact on schools and students.

Learning from Scant Beginnings

Author: John V. Knapp
Publisher: Associated University Presse
ISBN: 9780874130263
Format: PDF, ePub
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Using the teaching of John Milton as a case study, this book describes how a university English professor teaches an undergraduate course over a semester. Employing a 'situated learning' model, the author describes the details of literary learning and student development.

English Studies The State of the Discipline Past Present and Future

Author: N. Gildea
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137478055
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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An accessible and wide-ranging consideration of concerns facing English Studies in its surrounding context of the university and society. The contributors to this volume seek to trace, in the face of current challenges, historical and contemporary debates surrounding English Studies.