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The Means To Grow Up

Author : Robert Halpern
ISBN : 9781135902940
Genre : Education
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In The Means to Grow Up, Robert Halpern describes the pedagogical importance of "apprenticeship"—a growing movement based in schools, youth-serving organizations, and arts, civic, and other cultural institutions. This movement aims to re-engage youth through in-depth learning and unique experiences under the guidance of skilled professionals. Employing a "pedagogy of apprenticeship," these experiences combine specific, visceral, and sometimes messy work with opportunity for self-expression, increasing responsibility, and exposure to the adult world. Grounded in ethnographic studies, The Means to Grow Up illustrates how students work in unique ways around these meaningful activities and projects across a range of disciplines. Participation in these efforts strengthens skills, dispositions, and self-knowledge that is critical to future schooling and work, renews young peoples’ sense of vitality, and fosters a grounded sense of accomplishment. In unearthing the complexities of apprenticeship learning, Halpern challenges the education system that is increasingly geared towards the acquisition of de-contextualized skills. Instead, he reveals how learning alongside experienced adults can be a profoundly challenging and complex endeavor for adolescents and offers readers an exciting vision of what education can and should be about.

Essays On Employer Engagement In Education

Author : Anthony Mann
ISBN : 9781351386661
Genre : Education
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Building on new theories about the meaning of employability in the twenty-first century and the power of social and cultural capital in enabling access to economic opportunities, Essays on Employer Engagement in Education considers how employer engagement is delivered and explores the employment and attainment outcomes linked to participation. Introducing international policy, research and conceptual approaches, contributors to the volume illustrate the role of employer engagement within schooling and the life courses of young people. The book considers employer engagement within economic and educational contexts and its delivery and impact from a global perspective. The work explores strategic approaches to the engagement of employers in education and concludes with a discussion of the implications for policy, practice and future research. Essays on Employer Engagement in Education will be of great interest to academics, researchers and postgraduate students engaged in the study of careers guidance, work-related learning, teacher professional development, the sociology of education, educational policy and human resource management. It will also be essential reading for policymakers and practitioners working for organisations engaging employers in education.

Youth Resistance Research And Theories Of Change

Author : Eve Tuck
ISBN : 9781135068424
Genre : Education
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Youth resistance has become a pressing global phenomenon, to which many educators and researchers have looked for inspiration and/or with chagrin. Although the topic of much discussion and debate, it remains dramatically under-theorized, particularly in terms of theories of change. Resistance has been a prominent concern of educational research for several decades, yet understandings of youth resistance frequently lack complexity, often seize upon convenient examples to confirm entrenched ideas about social change, and overly regulate what "counts" as progress. As this comprehensive volume illustrates, understanding and researching youth resistance requires much more than a one-dimensional theory. Youth Resistance Research and Theories of Change provides readers with new ways to see and engage youth resistance to educational injustices. This volume features interviews with prominent theorists, including Signithia Fordham, James C. Scott, Michelle Fine, Robin D.G. Kelley, Gerald Vizenor, and Pedro Noguera, reflecting on their own work in light of contemporary uprisings, neoliberal crises, and the impact of new technologies globally. Chapters presenting new studies in youth resistance exemplify approaches which move beyond calcified theories of resistance. Essays on needed interventions to youth resistance research provide guidance for further study. As a whole, this rich volume challenges current thinking on resistance, and extends new trajectories for research, collaboration, and justice.

Youth Rising

Author : Mayssoun Sukarieh
ISBN : 9781134650880
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Over the last decade, "youth" has become increasingly central to policy, development, media and public debates and conflicts across the world – whether as an ideological symbol, social category or political actor. Set against a backdrop of contemporary political economy, Youth Rising? seeks to understand exactly how and why youth has become such a popular and productive social category and concept. The book provocatively argues that the rise and spread of global neoliberalism has not only led youth to become more politically and symbolically salient, but also to expand to encompass a growing range of ages and individuals of different class, race, ethnic, national and religious backgrounds. Employing both theoretical and historical analysis, authors Mayssoun Sukarieh and Stuart Tannock trace the development of youth within the context of capitalism, where it has long functioned as a category for social control. The book’s chapters critically analyze the growing fears of mass youth unemployment and a "lost generation" that spread around the world in the wake of the global financial crisis. They question as well the relentless focus on youth in the reporting and discussion of recent global protests and uprisings. By helping develop a better understanding of such phenomena and critically and reflexively investigating the very category and identity of youth, Youth Rising? offers a fresh and sobering challenge to the field of youth studies and to widespread claims about the relationship between youth and social change.

Eine Kurze Geschichte Der Menschheit

Author : Yuval Noah Harari
ISBN : 9783641104986
Genre : History
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Krone der Schöpfung? Vor 100 000 Jahren war der Homo sapiens noch ein unbedeutendes Tier, das unauffällig in einem abgelegenen Winkel des afrikanischen Kontinents lebte. Unsere Vorfahren teilten sich den Planeten mit mindestens fünf weiteren menschlichen Spezies, und die Rolle, die sie im Ökosystem spielten, war nicht größer als die von Gorillas, Libellen oder Quallen. Vor 70 000 Jahren dann vollzog sich ein mysteriöser und rascher Wandel mit dem Homo sapiens, und es war vor allem die Beschaffenheit seines Gehirns, die ihn zum Herren des Planeten und zum Schrecken des Ökosystems werden ließ. Bis heute hat sich diese Vorherrschaft stetig zugespitzt: Der Mensch hat die Fähigkeit zu schöpferischem und zu zerstörerischem Handeln wie kein anderes Lebewesen. Anschaulich, unterhaltsam und stellenweise hochkomisch zeichnet Yuval Harari die Geschichte des Menschen nach und zeigt alle großen, aber auch alle ambivalenten Momente unserer Menschwerdung.

Lernen Sichtbar Machen

Author : John Hattie
ISBN : 3834011908
Genre : Effective teaching
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Die Ok Ologie Der Menschlichen Entwicklung

Author : Urie Bronfenbrenner
ISBN : CORNELL:31924097763514
Genre : Child psychology
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Das Verschwinden Der Kindheit

Author : Neil Postman
ISBN : 3596238552
Genre : Fernsehen
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Firm Specific Human Capital

Author : Andreas Albert
ISBN : 9783656334705
Genre : Business & Economics
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Studienarbeit aus dem Jahr 2012 im Fachbereich BWL - Allgemeines, Note: 1,0, Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover, Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: Becker (1962) unterschied zwischen allgemeinem und unternehmensspezifi-schem Humankapital. Bei allgemeinem Humankapital handelt es sich um Fähigkeiten von Arbeitnehmern eines Unternehmens, die auf andere Unternehmen am Markt übertragbar sind. Ein Flugzeugmechaniker, der seine Ausbildung bei der Army absolvierte, kann mit seinen Fähigkeiten auch einen Arbeitsplatz bei einer Fluggesellschaft bekommen. Somit kann sein Wissen auch in anderen Unternehmen verwendet werden. Einen allgemeineren Ansatz bietet Lazear (2009). Angenommen es existieren verschiedene Fähigkeiten, die zum allgemeinen Humankapital gezählt werden. Der Unterschied in der Verwendung zwischen den verschiedenen Unternehmen am Markt besteht ausschließlich in der Gewichtung der Fähigkeiten der Arbeitnehmer. Ein Beispiel könnte zum besseren Verständnis beitragen. Betrachtet wird ein Unternehmen, das eine Steueroptimierungssoftware herstellt. Ein typischer Mitarbeiter dieses Unternehmens benötigt Kenntnisse in Wirtschaft und Recht sowie im Umgang mit Computern. Keine dieser Fähigkeiten alleingenommen sind unternehmensspezifisch, denn es existieren andere Unternehmen, die Mitarbeiter mit diesen Fähigkeiten nachfragen. Die Kombination dieser grundlegenden Fähigkeiten stellt dabei die unternehmensspezifische Verwendung des allgemeinen Humankapitals dar. Arbeitnehmer haben deshalb keinen Anreiz sämtliche Kosten der Investition in diese Fähigkeiten zu tragen, da sie diese nicht mit der gleichen Gewichtung in einem anderen Unternehmen verwenden können und der Lohnanspruch somit sinkt.

Current Index To Journals In Education

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