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  • Data Science for Businessby Foster Provost; Tom Fawcett

    O'Reilly Media 2013; US$ 27.99

    Written by renowned data science experts Foster Provost and Tom Fawcett, Data Science for Business introduces the fundamental principles of data science, and walks you through the "data-analytic thinking" necessary for extracting useful knowledge and business value from the data you collect. This guide also helps you understand the many data-mining... more...

  • Handbook of Adult and Continuing Educationby Arthur L. Wilson; Elisabeth R. Hayes

    Wiley 2009; US$ 85.00

    Sponsored by the American Association of Adult & Continuing Education "This monumental work is a testimony to the science of adult education and the skills of Wilson and Hayes. It is a veritable feast for nourishing our understanding of the current field of adult education. The editors and their well-chosen colleagues consistently question how... more...

  • Young People and Workby Robin Price; Barbara Pini; Janis Bailey; Paula McDonald

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 124.95

    This edited book brings together empirical studies of young people in paid employment from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and in different national settings. Each of the three sections of the book explores a key aspect of young people's employment: their experience of work, intersections between work and education, and the impact of other... more...

  • Textual Analysisby Alan McKee

    SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 74.00

    Providing a straightforward introduction to textual analysis, starting from the most basic philosophical foundations that underlie the practice Alan McKee works through the core issues step by step, drawing on examples from advertising, films, novels, comic books, television and videos. more...

  • Cities and Regions in the New Learning Economyby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 67.00

    Is there a "new learning economy"? Do regions and cities play new roles in terms of governance and intervention in order to promote learning, innovation, productivity and economic performance at the local level? Such questions are high on the political agenda everywhere. This publication, which views the debate from the perspective of a regional... more...

  • TALIS 2008 Technical Reportby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 60.00

    The OECD’s new Teaching and Learning International Survey (TALIS) has been designed to provide data and analyses on the conditions needed for effective teaching and learning in schools. As the first international survey with this focus, it seeks to fill important information gaps that have been identified at the national and international levels... more...

  • Education in Vietnamby Jonathan D London

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2011; US$ 59.90

    Vietnam is a country on the move. Yet contemporary Vietnam's education system is at a crossroads. Rapid economic growth has permitted rapid increases in the scale and scope of formal schooling, but there is a prevailing sense that the current education system is inadequate to the country’s needs. Sunny assessments of Vietnam's “achievements”... more...

  • Education for Developmentby Atiur Rahman

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS) 2002; US$ 21.75

    Notwithstanding the recent financial crisis in most of the East Asian countries, none can deny that the region was enjoying the benefits of unprecedented growth rates during the previous three decades or so. Despite some divergent views, most agree that the high quality of human resources linked to a well-thought-out educational system contributed... more...

  • Reviews of National Policies for Education: Improving Lower Secondary Schools in Norway 2011by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 42.00

    Lower secondary education is key for success in overall education attainment, because it is where students can either “make it or break it.” It is the last level to consolidate basic skills and to enter either upper secondary education or the labour market with the adequate competences. This report develops comparative knowledge on lower... more...

  • Disadvantaged Students Who Succeed in Schoolby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2011; US$ 54.00

    Many socio-economically disadvantaged students excel in PISA. Students who succeed at school despite a disadvantaged background -- resilient students -- are the focus of Against the Odds . The report shows that overcoming barriers to achievement is possible, and provides students, parents, policy makers and other education stakeholders insights into... more...