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    • How the World Learns

    • Comparative Educational Systems
    • By: The Great Courses, Alexander W. Wiseman
    • Narrated by: Alexander W. Wiseman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
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    America's blueprint for mass education has been followed across the globe - yet international student assessments show that achievement varies sharply, with the US and much of Europe typically scoring average at best. Not surprisingly, this state of affairs has sparked anxieties about an educational crisis. The problem, if there is one, is highly complex, and in these 24 thought-provoking lectures led by an associate professor of comparative and international education, you'll take a meaningful look at education around the world to understand why.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A book I thoroughly enjoyed litening to

    • By Hadi on 08-26-15

    Regular price: $34.95