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The Dons: Mentors, Eccentrics and Geniuses
By University of Chicago Press
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ean: 9780226021072, isbn: 0226021076,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 216 reviews
For two hundred years Oxford and Cambridge Universities were home to some of Britain's greatest teachers and intellects, each forming the minds of the passing generations of students and influencing the thinking and practice of university learning throughout the country and the world.In this entertaining, informative book, Noel Annan is at his incisive best. Displaying his customary mastery of his subject, he describes the great dons in all their glory and eccentricities: who they were, what

Krisenerfahrung und pädagogisches Engagement: Lebens- und berufsgeschichtliche Erfahrungen Berliner Lehrerinnen und Lehrer 1914-1961 (Studien zur Bildungsreform) (German Edition)
By Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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Die lebens- und berufsgeschichtlichen pädagogischen Erfahrungen von Berliner Volksschullehrerinnen und -lehrern aus der Generation der zwischen 1990 und 1900 Geborenen werden unter den Begriffen «Krisenerfahrung» und «pädagogisches Engagement» nacherzählt und zu verstehen versucht. Dabei stehen die Kindheits-, Schul- und Ausbildungserfahrungen vor und nach dem 1. Weltkrieg und die Unterrichtserfahrungen in der Weimarer Republik, in der Nazi- und der Nachkriegszeit im Mittelpunkt. In der

The Story of My Life, with eBook
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''Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.'' -Helen Keller Before she was two years old, scarlet fever destroyed Helen Keller's sight and hearing. At seven, alone and withdrawn, she was rescued by Anne Sullivan, her teacher and friend. She learned to read (in several different languages) and speak so well that she graduated with honors in 1904 from Radcliffe, where she authored The Story of My Life. In addition to her remarkable accomplishment of overcoming such huge disabilities, her

Librarians' Agreements
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ean: 9780810820739, isbn: 0810820730,

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''...offers the insights of someone who has labored at the negotiating table. It is an excellent selection for almost any library. '' ―JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIPUsed Book in Good Condition.

Library Education and Leadership
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Jane Anne Hannigan's greatest contributions to the profession have been as a library educator, first at Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science and then at the School of Library Service, Columbia University. She has been active in workshops, institutes, and consulting activities and in the ALA. After her retirement from full-time teaching, she has continued to exert her influence on the profession as a part-time visiting professor at the School of Communication,

The Greatest of Greatness: The Life and Work of Charles C. Williamson
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Considered the most influential librarian and library educator in the U.S. in the first half of the 20th century, Williamson helped shape library education and librarianship today. In this first full-length published biography, the author records the activities of the Williamson era. In a career spanning three decades, Williamson had a varied and active affiliation with Western Reserve University, Bryn Mawr College, the New York Public Library, the Municipal Reference Library of the City of New

The Gospel of Scholarship
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ean: 9780810824997, isbn: 081082499X,

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Pierce Butler is considered one of library science's greatest intellects. His ideological conflicts with Douglas Waples, social scientist par excellence, became legandary in the 1940s. A humanist himself, Butler initially supported the introduction of social science methods in his seminal Introduction to Library Science (1933), which is reprinted in this volume. Yet he recanted this position late in life, and his critique of American librarianship was that it was becoming scientistic. He argued

Louis Shores
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Louis Shores was one of the undisputed intellectual leaders of librarianship in the 1960s. His lifelong commitment to his profession centered around his intense belief in the power of libraries to enhance the lives of their patrons. With the zeal of a true believer, he fought to incorporate teaching functions into librarianship and create programs of library education and training. Lee Shiflett's carefully researched and eminently readable account of Shores's fascinating life is an accurate

No Silence!
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ean: 9780810832411, isbn: 0810832410,

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Librarians know the author as the activist editor of the Wilson Library Bulletin and, earlier, of the California Librarian. In California he chaired the Association's Intellectual Freedom Committee, opposing the censorship efforts of legislators, initiating the Fiske study of self-censorship in school libraries, and joining the national journals in their efforts to support the desegregation of public libraries in the South. In later years, when the American Library Association remained silent

Light & Shades of My Life
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 158 reviews
A biography narrates the significant events of the life of a person. A biography not only provides insight into the life and work of an individual, it reflects the making of the man, characteristics of the person, and their achievements. Biographies of great men provide inspiration, direction, and an insight into their life. Every human being has something to say to others while others have something to learn. This autobiography of Dr. P.S.G. Kumar records his life and work, particularly his

Noah Webster and the American Dictionary
By McFarland Publishing
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 143 reviews
Examines Webster's major publications and the influences and methods that shaped them, and recounts his life and legacy..

The Life and Legacy of Fred Newton Scott (Pittsburgh Series in Composition, Literacy & Culture)
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ean: 9780822939924, isbn: 0822939924,

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This biography documents the life and work of educator and theorist, Fred Newton Scott. Scott spent his life working to improve educational instruction at all levels, and dramatically broadened the scope of studies in rhetoric with interdisciplnary research.Used Book in Good Condition.

Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's Moonlight Schools: Fighting for Literacy in America
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The first woman elected superintendent of schools in Rowan County, Kentucky, Cora Wilson Stewart (1875–1958) realized that a major key to overcoming the illiteracy that plagued her community was to educate adult illiterates. To combat this problem, Stewart opened up her schools to adults during moonlit evenings in the winter of 1911. The result was the creation of the Moonlight Schools, a grassroots movement dedicated to eliminating illiteracy in one generation. Following Stewart's lead,

I Am a Pencil: A Teacher, His Kids, and Their World of Stories
By Henry Holt and Co.
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A teacher discovers how reading, writing, and imagining can help children grow, change, and even sometimes survive A few years back, children's-book writer Sam Swope gave a workshop to a third-grade class in Queens. So enchanted was he with his twenty-eight students that he ''adopted'' the class for three years, teaching them to write stories and poems. Almost all were new Americans (his class included students fom twenty-one countries) and Swope was drawn deep into their real and imaginary

Marc Simmons of New Mexico: Maverick Historian
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New Mexico's best known and most distinguished historian, Marc Simmons, is also fully deserving of the epithet maverick, a term that originally referred to a calf that had strayed from the herd and that is also used to describe a person who takes an independent path in his life, work, and philosophy. An independent scholar who has published at least 42 books, as well as over 1,400 magazine and newspaper articles, over 50 scholarly articles, and 74 chapters or introductions in books by other

A True Politician: Rebecca Browning Rankin, Municipal Reference Librarian of the City of New York, 1920-1952
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ean: 9780786416349, isbn: 0786416343,

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Rebecca Browning Rankin was a politician in the best sense of the word. She supervised the New York Municipal Reference Library for 32 years until her retirement in 1952. Serving in many key policy-making positions, both on mayoral committees and in professional organizations, Rankin was an excellent lobbyist for the role of information in educating the electorate. She published over fifty articles and books on aspects of city government and libraries, and delivered weekly radio speeches on

Words in the Wilderness: Critical Literacy in the Borderlands (SUNY series, INTERRUPTIONS: Border Testimony(ies) and Critical Discourse/s)
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ean: 9780791444061, isbn: 0791444066,

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Blends vivid personal accounts and sophisticated theoretical analysis to make a compelling book about one teacher's experience teaching on an Athabascan Indian Reservation in Alaska.Used Book in Good Condition.

Conspiring with Forms: Life in Academic Texts
By University of Georgia Press
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Breaking the silence on a number of sacrosanct aspects of higher education―and now and then raising the clamor about some highly politicized issues―Conspiring with Forms is a critique of both the academy and the discourse concerning its purposes and direction.Academic life is embedded among forms, says Terry P. Caesar. It is a milieu of customs and conventions, practices and pretenses, all bursting with implications and hidden costs for the mainly mute and complicitous scholars who

griddle talk: a yeer uv bill n carol dewing brunch
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ean: 9780889226067, isbn: 0889226067,

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For 52 weeks, bill bissett and Carol Malyon met for brunch and conversation at the Golden Griddle in Toronto.This sustained conversational encounter between Carol Malyon, who writes within the objective bounds of standard English usage, and bill bissett, one of contemporary writing’s most exotic practitioners, working with the visual forms of language in his own non-hierarchic, phonetic orthography, produces, as if by accident, invariably astonishing social, moral and ethical critical

Mrs. Magavero: A History Based on the Life of an Academic Librarian
By Library Juice Press
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ean: 9780977861750, isbn: 0977861759,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 163 reviews
Filomena Magavero was an academic librarian at SUNY Maritime College in the Bronx, New York, where she contended with a level of sexism that defined professional life for female librarians in the mid 20th century. This book is the story of an ''everywoman'' of academic libraries and a library history from the perspective of a woman in her position at the time. Included are a very useful literature review on women in mid-20th century librarianship and an oral history interview with Mrs.

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