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Leading the Modern University: York Universitys Presidents on Continuity and Change, 1974-2014
Leading the Modern University: York University’s Presidents on Continuity and Change, 1974-2014
Edited by Lorna R. Marsden

Leading the Modern University documents the challenges and solutions that five successive York University presidents encountered from the very early 1970s up to 2014.

Published Oct 2016
Youth Work: An Institutional Ethnography of Youth Homelessness
Youth Work: An Institutional Ethnography of Youth Homelessness
By Naomi Nichols

Youth Work is a sophisticated examination of the troubling experiences of young people living outside the care of parents or guardians, as well as of the difficulties of the frontline workers who take responsibility for assisting them.

Published Aug 2014
Beasley's Guide to Library Research
Beasley's Guide to Library Research
By David Beasley

Written and organized for easy access, the reader is guided step-by-step through library rules and methods of operation, the effective use of various cataloguing systems, and the location of materials.

Published Dec 2000
Public Attitudes Towards Education in Ontario 1998: The Twelfth OISE/UT Survey
Public Attitudes Towards Education in Ontario 1998: The Twelfth OISE/UT Survey
By D.W. Livingstone, D. Hart, and Lynn E. Davie

The twelfth survey is based on interviews conducted in late 1998 with a random sample of 1000 Ontario adults, and questionnaires completed by over 100 randomly selected corporate executives. Trends in attitude changes are presented for the general public and executives. 

Published Dec 1999
Teaching in a Cold and Windy Place: Change in an Inuit School
Teaching in a Cold and Windy Place: Change in an Inuit School
By Joanne Elizabeth Tompkins

In 1987 Joanne Tompkins travelled to the Baffin Island community of Anurapaqtuq to take on the job of principal at the local school. This is the story of the four years she spent there and the many challenges she faced.

Published Nov 1998
The ESL Classroom: Teaching, Critical Practice, and Community Development
The ESL Classroom: Teaching, Critical Practice, and Community Development
By Brian D. Morgan

Brian Morgan uses his own teaching experience in Canada and China to investigate the complexities of teaching English as a second language to those newly arrived in Canada and to suggest ways of becoming a more effective ESL teacher.

Published Nov 1998
Teachers in Trouble: An Exploration of the Normative Character of Teaching
Teachers in Trouble: An Exploration of the Normative Character of Teaching
By Stuart Piddocke, Romulo F. Magsino, and Michael Manley-Casimir

The authors of Teachers in Trouble study how teacher conduct is monitored in the classroom and off the job. They propose a classification scheme for behaviours that are likely to upset community norms and bring down censure from the school board.

Published Dec 1997
On the Idea of a University
On the Idea of a University
By J.M. Cameron

Professor Cameron examines how today`s university functions, what its aims should be and what its strengths and deficiencies are, and presents some proposals for reform. 

Published Dec 1972
Schools for Ontario: Policy-making, Administration, and Finance in the 1960s
Schools for Ontario: Policy-making, Administration, and Finance in the 1960s
By David M. Cameron

A detailed case study in intergovernmental relations focusing on provincial-local relations in education. It offers a perceptive insight into the nature of the political system in Ontario and the impact of provincial policy upon the provision of public education by local school boards.

Published Dec 1972
British Universities: Purpose and Prospects
British Universities: Purpose and Prospects
By Sir Sidney Caine

 Sir Sydney Caine examines a number of inter-related questions which are seldom asked fairly and thoroughly, weighting the need to respect academic independence against the public interest. The result is a most stimulating discussion on a topic of vital concern for the future of Britain.

Published Sep 2017