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Books Books 11 - 20 of about 47 related to The Flickering Mind: Saving Education from the False Promise of Technology.   

Making Sense of Test-Based Accountability in Education

Laura S. Hamilton, Brian M. Stecher, Stephen P. Klein - Education - 2002 - 192 pages
Test-based accountability systems that attach high stakes to standardized test results have raised a number of issues on educational assessment and accountability. Do these ...
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Who is Leading Our Schools?: An Overview of School ..., Issue 1679

Susan M. Gates, Jeanne S. Ringel, Rand Education (Institute), Lucrecia Santibanez - Education - 2003 - 151 pages
Presents what is known about attracting and retaining school administrators, including the factors that influence people's decisions to pursue an administrative career, and ...
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Facing the Challenges of Whole-School Reform: New American Schools After a ...

Mark Berends, Susan J. Bodilly, Sheila Nataraj Kirby - Education - 2002 - 266 pages
About a decade ago, New American Schools (NAS) set out to address theperceived lagging performance of American students and the lacklusterresults of school reform efforts. As a ...
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A Professional Development School Partnership: Conflict and Collaboration

Renee W. Campoy - Education - 2000 - 149 pages
The professional development school (PDS) is one of the most important teacher education reform initiatives of recent years. Campoy describes the effects of a particular PDS ...
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Evaluating, Improving, and Judging Faculty Performance in Two-year Colleges

Richard I. Miller, Charles Finley, Candace Shedd Vancko - Education - 2000 - 188 pages
Timely, authoritative and practical material for effective faculty evaluation and professional development within the two-year college systems.
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Apartheid No More: Case Studies of Southern African Universities in the ...

Reitumetse Obakeng Mabokela, Kimberly Lenease King - Education - 2001 - 173 pages
The South African higher education system has historically been characterized by racial and gender inequalities inherited from the discriminatory practices of the apartheid era ...
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Student Diversity, Choice and School Improvement

Charles Vert Willie, Ralph Edwards, Michael J. Alves - Education - 2002 - 179 pages
Most studies of school reform offer single-variable solutions such as choice, autonomy, or standards. The present study shows how a better and more permanent reform outcome is ...
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Education Reforms in Sub-Saharan Africa: Paradigm Lost?

Jeanne Moulton - Education - 2002 - 234 pages
Looks at the new educational reform movement that began in the late 1980s in sub-Saharan Africa, after a World Bank policy study documented that African educational systems had ...
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The Politics of the Pta

Charlene K. Haar - Education - 187 pages
Provides an inside view of the PTA and its mission, giving background information, political agendas, and insight into its future.
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Zealotry and Academic Freedom: A Legal and Historical Perspective

Neil Hamilton, Neil W. Hamilton - Education - 1997 - 402 pages
Zealotry and Academic Freedom began with the author's personal experience with suppression of academic speech and obstacles to the pursuit of academic quality. Using his own ...
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