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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 210.00
According to UNESCO statistics, 10 million of the world's 600 million students study at a distance. Theoretical Principles of Distance Education seeks to lay solid foundations for the education of these students and for the structures within which they study. As a more industrialised form of education provision, distance education is well adapted... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95
Drawing on the teachings of D.W. Winnicott and John Bowlby, who helped revolutionize thinking about relational psychology, To Hold and Be Held integrates the concepts of the ?holding environment? and attachment theory and describes how they are applied in a clinical setting. It also uses metaphor to both derive meaning from the language of the... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 24.95
The STEM fields attract many students with autism and related disabilities who are highly intelligent, but who, upon entering higher education, may find that they struggle with independent living and a different way of learning. Full of practical advice, this is a useful handbook that students and parents can refer to throughout the college years. more...
- Channel View Publications 2013; US$ 35.00
This book offers a unique view of multilingualism in higher education from a global perspective. It presents a contextualised case of a multilingual language policy which takes the Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) approach. The volume discusses various approaches to multilingual education including CLIL and then proposes guidelines for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
The contributors focus on particular areas of special educational need, arguing that effective educational provision can be enhanced with reference to the particular problems experienced by children. Set in the context of a generic understanding of special education, this timely book addresses commonly-raised questions: what is the condition and how... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 64.95
Education is a crucially important social institution, closely correlated with wealth, occupational prestige, psychological well-being, and health outcomes. Moreover, for children of immigrants – who account for almost one in four school-aged children in the U.S. – it is the primary means through which they become incorporated into... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
This work presents a series of practical activities designed to help teachers build an effective science curriculum for more able children. Activities range from short discussion topics and problems to solve, to whole-day masterclasses. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
This text provides practical advice and support for people involved in working with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN). It takes a broad-based approach, aiming to combine pragmatic advice with theoretical underpinning, to provide SEN and classroom teachers with insight into support. more...
- Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2013; US$ 30.00
Computer science faces a continuing crisis in the lack of females pursuing and succeeding in the field. Companies may suffer due to reduced product quality, students suffer because educators have failed to adjust to diverse populations, and future generations suffer due to a lack of role models and continued challenges in the environment. In this book,... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 139.99
This volume addresses questions that lie at the core of research into education. It examines the way in which the institutional embeddedness and the social and ethnic composition of students affect educational performance, skill formation, and behavioral outcomes. It discusses the manner in which educational institutions accomplish social integration.... more...