Challenges and Opportunities for Education in the 21st Century (Mellen Studies in Education v. 44)

Challenges and Opportunities for Education in the 21st Century (Mellen Studies in Education v. 44)

By: Van James J. Patten (editor)Hardback

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Presenting a discussion on education in the 21st-century, this volume covers a wide range of topics from an international selection of contributors.


The enigma of doing more with less in higher education - future prospects, Fred Kierstead; the role of teachers in a changing world - an international perspective, Timothy J. Bergen; China's new universities - technology and higher education in the 21st-century, Ruqian Teng and Spencer Maxcy; reorganizing the foreign language programme - challenge for the 21st-century, Zena Moore; innovative programmes to ensure diversity in public education, Patricia Coberly; the future of school board governance in American education, Angela Maynard Sewall; era of reform - reflection on educational leadership preparation for the future, Gerald Siegrist; the school administrator, philosophy and one's vision for school leadership, Anne E. Witcher; university-sponsored charter schools, James Machell, Doug Thomas and Jim Bowman; improving corporate social responsibilitythrough strategic planning, Timothy Hatcher; elderlearning - challenges and opportunities for the new millennium, Rhonda L. Harvey and Jack BV. De Vore; distance learning realities for the 21st-century, Rhonda L. Harvey and Jack B. De Vore; a look at the future.

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  • ISBN13: 9780773480452
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 220
  • ID: 9780773480452
  • ISBN10: 0773480455

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