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  • Reviewing Research in Special Educationby Jennifer Doran; Seamus Hegarty

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This innovative collection combines research reviews in special education and an exploration of the findings from these reviews from practitioner and policy maker perspectives. It consists of five sets of papers, the first of which in each set presents a summary of a conventional research review, and the second ? commonly produced in collaboration... more...

  • Human Activity, Social Practices and Lifelong Educationby Marc Durand

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 160.00

    This volume presents a scientific and practical trend in lifelong education, which focuses on "human activity". This trend is particularly apparent in French speaking countries where a seminal tradition of ergonomics, born in the middle of the 20th century, produced studies about work and workers? activity in various contexts. Results demonstrate... more...

  • Organizing Academic Work in Higher Educationby Liudvika Lei?yte; Uwe Wilkesmann

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Organizing Academic Work in Higher Education explores how managers influence teaching, learning and academic identities and how new initiatives in teaching and learning change the organizational structure of universities. By building on organizational studies and higher education studies literatures, Organizing Academic Work in Higher Education... more...

  • Erwachsenenbildung in der Einwanderungsgesellschaftby Marc Ruhlandt

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 27.37

    MarcRuhlandt untersucht die organisationalen Voraussetzungen von Volkshochschulenzur Gestaltung migrationsbedingter Vielfalt. Der Autor zeigt, wie sich dieSozialstruktur der Bundesrepublik bereits seit Mitte der 1950er Jahre veränderthat, und rekonstruiert organisationale Gestaltungsmodi auf den migrationsbedingtensozialstrukturellen Wandel in der... more...

  • Foundations of Adult and Continuing Educationby Jovita M. Ross-Gordon; Amy D. Rose; Carol E. Kasworm

    Wiley 2016; US$ 65.00 US$ 56.33

    A research-based foundational overview of contemporary adult education Foundations of Adult and Continuing Education distills decades of scholarship in the field to provide students and practitioners with an up-to-date practical resource. Grounded in research and focused on the unique needs of adult learners, this book provides a foundational... more...

  • Qualität in Studium und Lehreby Steirische Hochschulkonferenz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 13.69

    So unterschiedlich tertiäre Bildungseinrichtungen ihre Schwerpunkte organisatorisch und fachspezifisch auch auslegen, so gleichartig sind ihre Ausgangspunkte häufig im Bereich der Hochschuldidaktik. Im vorliegenden Buch werden Möglichkeiten und Wege einer innovativen Vernetzungsarbeit zwischen unterschiedlichen hochschulischen Einrichtungen beschrieben.... more...

  • Values and Virtues in Higher Education Researchby Jean McNiff

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    Values and Virtues in Higher Education Research centres on practitioners studying and researching their practices in higher education settings, in order to improve those practices for the benefit of others and themselves. Making research public is a key aspect of ensuring the quality of educational research and educational practices: Values and... more...

  • Helping Skills for Working with College Studentsby Monica Galloway Burke; Jill Duba Sauerheber; Aaron W. Hughey; Karl Laves

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    A primary role of student affairs professionals is to help college students dealing with developmental transitions and coping with emotional difficulties. Becoming an effective helping professional requires the complex integration of intrapersonal, interpersonal, and professional awareness, and knowledge. For graduate students preparing to become... more...

  • Research for Educational Changeby Jill Adler; Anna Sfard

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Research for Educational Change presents ways in which educational research can fulfil its commitments to educational practice. Focussing its discussion within the context of mathematics education, it argues that while research-generated insights can have beneficial effects on learning and teaching, the question of how these effects are to be generated... more...

  • A Teacher?s Guide to 14?19 Policy and Practiceby Lynn Senior

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    This concise and up-to-date guide to 14-19 education aims to demystify recent policy initiatives in the sector to help teachers and practitioners understand the rationale for the qualifications on offer and support them in their daily practice. Offering lots of additional guidance, it will help teachers to access the ongoing support that is available... more...