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Adult & Continuing Education

  • Transfer von Lehrerfortbildungsinhalten in die Praxisby Stefanie Vigerske

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 31.54

    Stefanie Vigerske untersucht anhand von Interviews mit Lehrenden und Schulleitungen sowie im Rahmen einer Längsschnittstudie, ob und in welchem Ausmaß Lehrerfortbildungsinhalte in das System Schule transferiert werden. Die Autorin entwickelt dazu ein Transfermodell, welches den Transfer von Fortbildungsinhalten in die Schule auf unterschiedlichem... more...

  • Successful Social Stories? for School and College Students with Autismby Siobhan Timmins; Carol Gray

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 24.95

    As children grow up and spend more and more time away from home in schools and colleges, life often seems to get increasingly complicated. Autism makes the challenges they meet in these new environments even more difficult to navigate. Social Stories? is a highly regarded strategy that parents and teachers can use to help young people with autism understand... more...

  • Bloomsbury CPD Library: Mentoring and Coachingby Marcella McCarthy; Sarah Findlater

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 22.99

    Mentoring and coaching are positive and encouraging ways for schools to manage staff performance and leadership development, but turning to outside bodies for training and expertise can be expensive and time-consuming. Internally equipping staff with the skills to coach others is a fantastic way to overcome this boundary and, over time, these highly... more...

  • Beyond McDonaldizationby Dennis Hayes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    Beyond McDonaldization provides new concepts of higher education for the twenty-first century in a unique manner, challenging much that is written in mainstream texts. This book undertakes a reassessment of the growth of McDonaldization in higher education by exploring how the application of Ritzer?s four features efficiency, predictability, calculability... more...

  • IEPs for ELsby John J. Hoover; James R. Patton

    Corwin 2017; US$ 27.95

    Develop and monitor high-quality IEPs for diverse learners High-quality IEPs are fundamental for guiding the educational process of and developing goals for students who require special education services. English learners (ELs) and other students with learning, emotional, or behavioral disabilities present unique challenges to educators responsible... more...

  • Ecojustice Adult Education: Theory and Practice in the Cultivation of the Cultural Commonsby Audrey M. Dentith; Wendy Griswold

    Wiley 2017; US$ 29.00 US$ 25.13

    As ecological issues increase and concern worldwide is mounting about the changing nature of work and cultural life, the field of adult education must respond. Adult education holds much potential for its ability to highlight cultural knowledge, promote change, and maximize the capacity of adults to work together in strengthening mutually supportive... more...

  • Graduate Attributes in Higher Educationby Carey Normand; Lorraine Anderson

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 53.95

    Graduate Attributes in Higher Education illuminates the value of graduate attributes for students, graduates and lecturers in higher education. A coherent, intelligent, subtle and important enhancement to the field, this text guides readers through a theoretical and historical analysis of graduate attributes, using interdisciplinary and interprofessional... more...

  • The Hermeneutics of Jesuit Leadership in Higher Educationby Maduabuchi S.J. Muoneme

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    With a focus on seven Jesuit university leaders emeriti and the late University of Notre Dame President Father Theodore Hesburgh, this book offers a critical analysis of the common values, philosophies, and leadership practices of Jesuit-Catholic university presidents within the broader higher education context. Looking at the impact of these leaders?... more...

  • College Teaching and Learning for Changeby Margaret A. Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Students and faculty come together in this powerful collection to discuss experiences and teaching practices that can change students? lives. Organized into four parts, these first-person accounts explore the many challenges facing college students, offering advice on how to best serve low-income, first-generation, underrepresented student populations;... more...

  • Dyslexia in Adolescenceby Peggy L. Anderson; Regine Meier-Hedde

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Dyslexia in Adolescence: Global Perspectives presents international case studies on the psychosocial development and academic progress of adolescents with dyslexia to enhance understanding of adjustment factors, outcomes and support. The continuation of a qualitative longitudinal research project that focused on children between ten and twelve years... more...