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Education

  • Finanzmathematik für Wirtschaftswissenschaftlerby Peter Albrecht; Sören Jensen; Christoph Mayer; Marcus Roel; Patrick Schneider

    Schäffer-Poeschel Verlag für Wirtschaft Steuern Recht GmbH 2014; US$ 224.85

    Finanzmathematik anschaulich vermittelt. Von Zinsmodellen über Renten-, Kurs- und Renditerechnung bis hin zu Investmentanwendungen vermittelt das Lehrbuch alle notwendigen Grundlagen. Zahlreiche Übungsaufgaben schlagen die Brücke zur Praxis. Dabei schärfen Rechenbeispiele mit alternativen Lösungswegen den Sinn für eine gezielte Herangehensweise. In... more...

  • Standing the Heatby Joseph Hegarty

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 67.95

    Make sure your culinary arts students are prepared for the “real world!” Standing the Heat: Assuring Curriculum Quality in Culinary Arts and Gastronomy chronicles the creation and development of an undergraduate degree program in culinary arts at the Dublin Institute of Technology. Written by the head of the institute's School of Culinary Arts and... more...

  • Youth and Employment in Sub-Saharan Africaby Hiroyuki Hino; Gustav Ranis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    It is widely acknowledged that youth unemployment is one of the most critical challenges facing countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. This volume brings together an eminent group of international scholars to analyse the extent and complex nature of this joblessness, and offer a set of evidence-based policy choices that could contribute to solving the problem... more...

  • Creating a Learning Societyby Joseph E. Stiglitz; Bruce C. Greenwald; Philippe Aghion; Kenneth J. Arrow; Robert M. Solow

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    It has long been recognized that most standard of living increases are associated with advances in technology, not the accumulation of capital. Yet it has also become clear that what truly separates developed from less developed countries is not just a gap in resources or output but a gap in knowledge. In fact, the pace at which developing countries... more...

  • How Concepts Solve Management Problemsby M. Metcalfe

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    This book offers a process for conceiving solutions to complex, wicked, messy, swampy or socio-technical problems. When charged with complex problem solving, a useful set of concepts needs to emerge, be agreed, and acted upon. Using relevant examples and solution mapping, Mike Metcalfe explains how pragmatic philosophy can be used as a process for... more...

  • Strong Performers and Successful Reformers in Education: Lessons from PISA 2012 for the United Statesby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 50.00

    This report compares the performance of 15-year-olds in the United States in PISA against the global patterns and trends. But it goes beyond the aggregate level analysis that have so far been published in the PISA 2012 reports, to give analysis of student performance on individual mathematics test items in order to reveal students’ strengths and... more...

  • Sustainable Event Managementby Meegan Lesley Jones; Meegan Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Gatherings of people for a purpose always have and always will be a part of the human story. Those staging these events have a social and environmental responsibility to manage their impacts and enhance their positive lasting legacies. Written by a leader in the field, this book is a practical, step-by-step guide taking readers through the key aspects... more...

  • PISA 2012 Results: Volume Vby OECD Publishing

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 70.00

    This fifth volume of PISA 2012 results presents an assessment of student performance in problem solving, which measures students’ capacity to respond to non-routine situations in order to achieve their potential as constructive and reflective citizens. It provides the rationale for assessing problem-solving skills and describes  performance... more...

  • My Vision on Education (Works by Zhu Yongxin on Education Series)by Zhu Yongxin

    McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 106.00

    One of China's leading education experts explores the best ways to create ideal schools, teachers, administrators, and education Professor Zhu Yongxin expounds on what he believes to be ideal education. Zhu draws a blueprint for a quality education system in contemporary China and covers issues of forward-looking significance, such as trends... more...

  • The MBA Slingshot for Womenby Nicole Lindsay

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 37.00

    A recognized expert in diversity and founder of DiversityMBAPrep.com illustrates how women in an MBA program can leverage the graduate school experience to catapult their professional careers. more...