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The Man Behind The Brand - At School by Doug Gelbert
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
Open a copy of the Information Please Almanac and turn to the chapter on famous people. 4000 names and you won't know hardly any. But what about names everyone knows? Pillsbury, Kraft, Kellogg. Nowhere to be found. How many names are more famous than Howard Johnson or Oscar Mayer? But who were these folks? Let’s take a look at the men behind America's famous colleges...
The Chinese National Top Level Courses Project: Using Open Educational Resources to Promote Quality in Undergraduate Teaching by Stian Haklev
Price: Free! Words: 33,170. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
The Top Level Quality Project (jingpin kecheng, 精品课程) is a large Chinese project which uses the production of Open Educational Resources to improve the quality of undergraduate education. This work is an in-depth discussion of this project from a comparative education perspective, looking at the history of Chinese higher education, and comparisons with MIT OpenCourseWare.
An Interview with Mr. Hiroshi Hatayama 1 by Kazushi Murase
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 170. Language: Javanese. Published: June 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
Mr.Hiroshi Hayatama is Japanese one of greatest novelist. He is a winner of Akutagawa Prize. He is well-known as a Japanese educational researcher and critic.
Equality of Educational Opportunity in Japan by Martin Rait
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,080. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
This discussion looked at the equality of education of Japan circa 1993 by providing a summary of the development of the education system from the Shogun era up to that point. It highlights the major changes to the system and where gender and class inequalities existed in the system. This is a short summary for use in directing further study on the subject or for someone wanting a brief summary.
Community Education A discussion on Paulo Freire’s Liberation Education by Martin Rait
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
The theories of Paulo Freire on social oppression and liberation are quite a profound statement on the modern world. Although his work mainly focuses on the third world, it does have a lot of bearing on the situation in Western countries. This document will attempt to identify some of the key issues of Freire's social and educational concepts.
Silent Genocide: American Education and the Massacre of the Black Mind by Joel Plummer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,730. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
Silent Genocide is an examination of the devastating effect that the American educational system has had on the minds of Black students. Everyday, schools thoroughly train Black students to be obedient servants and defenders of the social, political, and cultural order that oppresses them. This text succinctly explains the problem and offers a solution that frees Black minds from their bondage.
Get Smart Fast: An analysis of Internet based collaborative knowledge environments for critical digital media autonomy by Joe Tojek
Price: Free! Words: 39,440. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Internet
This study examines the interactive features of Internet based collaborative knowledge environments from a democratic media education perspective. Structural linguistic and semiotic analysis methods are used to develop an analysis framework for investigating the nature of interaction in online learning environments. Results enable critical thinking for users and designers of online learning.
Reflections on Education and Learning by Bill Whitehouse
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,350. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History of education
This book outlines a paradigm shift concerning education, schools, learning, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights. The book explores themes ranging from: religion and science: to: issues of public policy and, in the process, puts forth a perspective which argues that much of what goes on with respect to education is inconsistent with an array of principles inherent in the amended Constitution.