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Education in Turkey

This book represents a major study of the development and present state of education in Turkey. Turkey offers a unique context for studying education because of the tensions that exist between secularization and Islam, top-down social engineering and democratization, and economic growth and social justice. Education in Turkey brings together some of the leading educationalists…

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Vocational Education

Vocational Education

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Language, Education, and Society in a Changing World

This book addresses many of the issues facing language teachers, researchers and policy makers in a world where languages are becoming extinct at an alarming rate and are frequently the focus for dispute and conflict.

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Social Mobility, Education and Development in Tunisia

A revolution in education and literacy has taken place throughout the Third World within a generation. The vast majority of parents in developing nations are illiterate, while the majority of children, by the time they reach their teens, have enough formal education to assure more or less permanent literacy. To be sure, the quality of…

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The Great Indian Education Debate, Documents Relating to the Orientalist-Anglicist Controversy, 1781-1843

The aim of this text on education in the Indian empire is to broaden understanding of what is meant by imperial discourses and recognize the significant role played by the colonised in the shaping of colonial knowledge.

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Nursing Education in the Clinical Setting

2007 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner Nursing Education in the Clinical Setting provides a practical approach to clinical nursing instruction. Although grounded in adult learning theory, this unique resource provides practical suggestions and addresses common questions and issues. The text incorporates illustrative scenarios, discussion questions, and reflection exercises designed to facilitate thoughtful application…

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On Education

‘With admirable clarity, Mrs Peters sums up what determines competence in spelling and the traditional and new approaches to its teaching.’ -Times Literary Supplement

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The Greenwood Dictionary of Education

Provides authoritative definitions written by practitioners or researchers for more than 2,600 terms used in educational research, practice, and theory.

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Projections of Education Statistics to 2009

Includes statistics on elementary and secondary schools and institutions of higher education at the national level. Included are projections for enrollment, graduates, classroom teachers, and expenditures to the year 2009. In addition, this report includes projections of public elementary and secondary enrollment and high school graduates to the year 2009 at the state level. These…

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Education and the Second World War, Studies in Schooling and Social Change

Education and the Second World War