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Adult & Continuing Education

  • Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciencesby Mahadeo A. Sukhai; Chelsea E. Mohler

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 49.95

    Creating a Culture of Accessibility in the Sciences provides insights and advice on integrating students with disabilities into the STEM fields. Each chapter features research and best practices that are interwoven with experiential narratives. The book is reflective of the diversity of STEM disciplines (life and physical sciences, engineering,... more...

  • Law and Social Justice in Higher Educationby Crystal Renée Chambers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    The latest volume in the Core Concepts in Higher Education series explores the complexity of law in higher education and both the limits and opportunities of how law can promote inclusivity and access on campus. Through a historical and legal framework, this volume discusses undergraduate students' histories of inclusion and struggles for social... more...

  • Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Researchby Penny A. Pasque; Vicente M. Lechuga

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    Qualitative Inquiry in Higher Education Organization and Policy Research provides readers with the theoretical foundations and innovative perspectives for undertaking qualitative research to influence policy and practice discussions. Well-known chapter authors discuss innovative strategies for investigating complex problems, helping readers understand... more...

  • Moving Onby Allison Orphan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 48.95

    Written by a parent of children with special educational needs, this book tackles emotional as well as practical issues. It is a valuable, time-saving resource for anyone working with parent groups and contains material for ten group sessions. The book includes: detailed explanatory notes to supplement session plans; personal anecdotes that highlight... more...

  • Contemporary Research in Technology Educationby John Williams; David Barlex

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 85.24

    This book provides an overview of contemporary postgraduate research in Technology Education, bringing recent research on technology education to the attention of teachers so that they can use the findings to inform their practice, while also informing the education research community about studies being carried out in the field of Technology Education.... more...

  • Translanguaging in Higher Educationby Catherine M. Mazak; Kevin S. Carroll

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book examines translanguaging in higher education and provides clear examples of what translanguaging looks like in practice in particular contexts around the world. Chapters show how the use of translanguaging practices allows students and professors to build on their linguistic repertoires to more effectively learn content. more...

  • English Language Teaching as a Second Careerby Sarah J. Shin

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 25.00

    This book explores the experiences of 30 men and women who train to teach ESL as a second career. It provides portraits of these individuals as they develop as teachers and launch their new careers. A welcome addition to the growing literature on teacher development, this book will be an important resource for anyone working in TESOL. 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...

  • Evaluating Collaboration Networks in Higher Education Researchby Denise Leite; Isabel Pinho

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 45.81

    This book identifies key factors that drive the development and improvement of higher education research in emerging and advanced economies. In an increasingly interconnected world, knowledge production supported by strong research is a channel for the development of nations. The authors of this book argue that in order to drive knowledge production,... more...

  • Implementing Communities of Practice in Higher Educationby Jacquie McDonald; Aileen Cater-Steel

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 127.87

    In this edited collection, the authors pick up the communities of practice (CoP) approach of sharing practice in their reflection on the experience of taking their CoP vision from a dream to reality. Their stories articulate the vision, the passion and the challenge of working within and/or changing existing institutional culture and practice. The... more...