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Adult & Continuing Education

  • PANDAS and PANS in School Settingsby Patricia Rice Doran; Margo Thienemann; Darlene Fewster; Amy Mazur; Janice Tona; Kandace M. Hoppin; Kathleen Stein; Diana Pohlman

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Providing readily accessible and practical information, this guide addresses the impact of PANDAS and PANS in school settings. Contributors share their expertise and experience to provide educators with a thorough understanding of the disorders, alongside practical strategies for dealing with associated symptoms, such as tics, OCD and ADHD. more...

  • Flying Starts for Unique Childrenby Adele Devine

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    Make children with SEN feel welcome and at ease during their first days of school and you'll get their whole school career of to a great start. This book offers the very best advice for helping children to thrive, with tried-and-tested tips on settling children into a school routine and making classrooms SEN-friendly. more...

  • Successful Social Stories? for Young Childrenby Siobhan Timmins; Carol Gray

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 24.95

    This collection of 32 Social Stories? developed by the author for use with her son, offers a unique demonstration of the wider value of this strategy. Introductions give context and show how the Stories intertwine to teach broader lessons, while positive Stories for parents and siblings acknowledge how this approach can aid the entire family. more...

  • Implementing Inclusive Educationby Amanda Watkins; Cor Meijer

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2016; US$ 124.95

    The volume will provide an examination of issues around how policy for inclusive education can be implemented in practice. Key policy issues for inclusive education are looked at along with recommendations to tackle these. Conclusions will focus on lessons learnt surrounding the implementation of policy and bridging the policy-practice gap. more...

  • Sociology in South Africaby R. Sooryamoorthy

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 54.99

    This book is the first comprehensive account of the history and current state of South African sociology. Providing a holistic picture of the subject both as it is taught in universities and as a field of research, it reveals the trajectories of a discipline in a challenging socio-political context. With the support of historical and scientometric... more...

  • Developing Academicsby Shelda Debowski

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Academics work in a highly complex world where they must build integrative capabilities and outcomes as teachers, researchers and leaders. As they progress from novice to expert their evolving identities, methodologies and strategies need to be well-attuned to their own strengths and the sectoral expectations: a process that is greatly facilitated... more...

  • Freedom to Learnby Bruce Macfarlane

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95

    The freedom of students to learn at university is being eroded by a performative culture that fails to respect their rights to engage and develop as autonomous adults. Instead, students are being restricted in how they learn, when they learn and what they learn by the so-called student engagement movement. Compulsory attendance registers, class contribution... more...

  • Autism Spectrum Disordersby Dianne Zager; David F. Cihak; Angi Stone-MacDonald

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 69.95

    The fourth edition of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Identification, Education, and Treatment continues the mission of its predecessors: to present a comprehensive, readable, and up-to-date overview of the field of autism; one that links research, theory, and practice in ways that are accessible to students, practitioners, and parents. During the last... more...

  • Open Education: from OERs to MOOCsby Mohamed Jemni; Kinshuk; Mohamed Koutheair Khribi

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 139.00

    This book focuses on the emerging phenomenon of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which are changing the fundamental underpinning of educational systems worldwide and forcing educators and other stakeholders to re-think the way instruction is currently conducted. It examines the origins of MOOCs within the context of the open education movement,... more...

  • Learning Through Community Engagementby Judyth Sachs; Lindie Clark

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 119.00

    This book charts the development of a whole-institution approach to university-community engagement at a modern Australian university, highlighting the pivotal role that curriculum renewal can play in organizational transformation. It describes how Macquarie University?s PACE (Professional and Community Engagement) program developed and fostered a... more...