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- New Press, The 2012; US$ 26.95
As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds us?and as all research shows?there is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during... more...
- eContent Management Pty Ltd 2006; US$ 110.00
'Town and Gown' in the Bush: Contemporary Regional Universities and Transforming Communities' provides a forum for multiple engagements with the relationships (or lack thereof) between contemporary regional universities and their communities, whether in Australia or in other countries. It offers a rich and nuanced understanding of the challenges manifest... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 13.95
"My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you." --Mr. Darcy, Pride and Prejudice The taboo affair of Jane and Mr. Rochester. The (literally) timeless love between Edward and Bella. The improbable pairing of Grace and Josh. Climb between the covers with The 100 Best Romance Novels, collected here... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 19.95
The new building blocks for learning in a complex world This important resource introduces a framework for 21st Century learning that maps out the skills needed to survive and thrive in a complex and connected world. 21st Century content includes the basic core subjects of reading, writing, and arithmetic-but also emphasizes global awareness, financial/economic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 124.95
Co-published by Routledge for the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Educational policy continues to be of major concern. Policy debates about economic growth and national competitiveness, for example, commonly focus on the importance of human capital and a highly educated workforce. Defining the theoretical boundaries and methodological... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
Tracing the transformation of early modern academics into modern researchers from the Renaissance to Romanticism, Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University uses the history of the university and reframes the "Protestant Ethic" to reconsider the conditions of knowledge production in the modern world. William Clark argues that... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2010; US$ 34.95
Academic life is complex and adjusting to life as a new academic requires a range of skills and abilities to fulfill the multiple roles the academic must play as researcher, teacher and administrator. An Academic Life assists in the process of orienting new academics to the nature of academic life, particularly greater accountability in all aspects... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 53.00
University research is of central political, cultural and economic importance for nations. This book brings together research and scholarship examining the socio-political context of university research and explores how researchers' perceptions and identities are changed by political and cultural agendas for research. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95
Academic Writing and Publishing will show academics (mainly in the social sciences) how to write and publish research articles. Its aim is to supply examples and brief discussions of recent work in all aspects of the area in short, sharp chapters. It should serve as a handbook for postgraduates and lecturers new to publishing. The book is written... more...