By Andreas Blom,Jannette Cheong
By Andreas Blom,Jannette Cheong
By Huma Kidwai,Radhika Iyengar,Matthew A. Witenstein,Erik Jon Byker,Rohit Setty
By Odile Schwarz-Herion,Abdelnaser Omran
On a old worldwide turning aspect, this ebook bargains a radical exploration of the “New Sustainability Paradigm”, initially built via the worldwide situation crew (GSG) of the Stockholm Environmental Institute (SEI) as a kick off point for examining real-life transitions and changes. eleven participants from five continents current distinct analyses of financial and political transitions in Western and jap Europe, the united states, the center East, and in Asia, discussing the function of other gamers within the implementation of the hot Sustainability Paradigm.
Part I deals an summary of the six eventualities built through the GSG and a brief dialogue of important papers released through the good Transition Initiative (GTI) of the Tellus Institute. subsequent come examples of dramatic historic and present transitions in Western Europe, the united states, jap Europe, the center East (Arabian Spring), and Asia, in addition to an research of the opportunity of humankind to regulate an excellent transition to the hot sustainability paradigm. next chapters spotlight the position of tradition and schooling and evaluate the position of other gamers for the implementation of the hot sustainability paradigm. the focal point of half II is at the ecological pillar of Sustainability. The dialogue contains pressing ecological difficulties together with weather engineering, eco-criminality, bioterrorism, biodiversity safeguard, water, strength, and meals protection. half III bargains with wanted options in sustainable waste administration and sustainable urban structure, in particular enormous towns in constructing and threshold nations, the place an important a part of the realm inhabitants is focused. The fourth and ultimate part bargains an research of insights constructed through the ebook, and descriptions thoughts for the implementation of the hot Sustainability Paradigm via civil society, grass-root routine, students, politically impartial NGOs, honest media gamers, and through open-minded and enlightened politicians to control and steer the good Transition in the direction of sustainable international democracy.
By Information Age Publishing,Lauren Morando Rhim,Sam Redding
By Amy E. Stich,Carrie Freie
Within the wider context of the worldwide wisdom economic system, in which the "college-for-all" discourse grows progressively more pervasive and platforms of upper schooling develop into more and more stratified through social category, vital and well timed questions emerge concerning the destiny social place and mobility of the operating periods. even though the operating sessions glance very varied from the operating sessions of earlier generations, the burden of a common working-class identity/background quantities to a lot of an identical financial vulnerability and adverse cultural stereotypes, all of which proceed to offer stumbling blocks for brand new generations of working-class formative years, lots of whom pursue greater schooling as a need instead of a "choice."
Using a sociological lens, participants study the advanced dating among the operating periods and better schooling via scholars’ targeted studies, demanding situations, and triumphs in the course of 3 moments on a transitional continuum: the transition from secondary to better schooling; reports inside of larger schooling; and the transition from better schooling to the staff. In doing so, this quantity demanding situations the preferred inspiration of upper schooling as a method to equality of chance and social mobility for working-class scholars.
By Cathy L. Watkins
By Jacqueline Baxter
By Leah Adams,Anna Kirova,Leah D. Adams
By Editors,Ellen B. Mandinach,Margaret Honey
The first complete exam of the sector, this ebook brings jointly stakeholders representing a number of views to discover how educators truly use facts and expertise instruments to accomplish lasting development in scholar functionality.
Contributors: David V. Abbott, Carrie Amon, Jonathan Bertfield, Cornelia Brunner, Fred Carrigg, Jere Confrey, Katherine Conoly, Valerie M. Crawford, Chris Dede, John Gasko, Greg Gunn, Juliette Heinze, Naomi Hupert, Sherry P. King, Mary Jane Kurabinski, Daniel gentle, Lisa lengthy, Michael Merrill, Liane Moody, William R. Penuel, Luz M. Rivas, Mark S. Schlager, John Stewart, Sam Stringfield, Ronald Thorpe, Yukie Toyama, Jeffrey C. Wayman, and Viki M. Young.
“If you must comprehend usable wisdom, learn Data-Driven university Improvement.”
—Ellen Condliffe Lagemann, Harvard University
“It is comforting to understand that not less than a few of the facts being generated in our data-driven age are getting used to make wiser judgements. we will be able to all examine from those illustrative accounts.”
—David C. Berliner, Mary Lou Fulton university of schooling, Arizona kingdom University
“Replete with examples from actual colleges and districts, this quantity offers a multi-layered portrait of what it takes to set up a tradition of information use. Readers will come away with an appreciation of the systemic adjustments had to obtain the entire power of data-driven choice making.”
—Barbara Means, heart for expertise in studying, SRI International
By Paul Street