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Adult & Continuing Education

  • Helping Children to Improve Their Gross Motor Skillsby Rachel White

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 26.95

    Help children with motor coordination difficulties to develop their gross motor skills in a fun way with this guided programme for children and young people aged 5-18.Activity worksheets provide detailed descriptions of how gross motor tasks can be accomplished through incremental stages, culminating in the achievement of the specific task. The step-by-step... more...

  • Remembering Lucyby Sarah Helton; Anna Novy

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 19.95

    Joe and his friends miss Lucy very much.When she died and they learned they wouldn't see Lucy again they were all very sad.But Joe has a plan: he can remember the happy times he shared with Lucy! He thinks about all the wonderful things Lucy did. How messy she was when she was painting, and the time she giggled through the school play when her crown... more...

  • It's Raining and I'm Okayby Adele Devine; Quentin Devine

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2017; US$ 14.95

    Children with special needs often feel overwhelmed while out and about, but this simple rhyming story can help them to reduce feelings of anxiety. Ideal for kids aged 3-7, this bright and reassuring picture book offers calming strategies, useful symbols for pre-readers, and downloadable notes to support kids who feel anxious out of the home. more...

  • Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learnby Raymond J. Wlodkowski; Margery B. Ginsberg

    Wiley 2017; US$ 60.00 US$ 54.00

    The classic interdisciplinary reference on adult education, updated for today's learning environment Enhancing Adult Motivation to Learn provides adult educators with the information and strategies they need to guide non-traditional students toward positive educational outcomes. Providing a clear framework, guidelines for instructional planning,... more...

  • Handbook on Measurement, Assessment, and Evaluation in Higher Educationby Charles Secolsky; D. Brian Denison

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 125.95

    Increased demands for colleges and universities to engage in outcomes assessment for accountability purposes have accelerated the need to bridge the gap between higher education practice and advances in the fields of measurement, assessment, and evaluation. This research handbook provides higher education administrators, student affairs personnel,... more...

  • Universities and the Production of Elitesby Roland Bloch; Alexander Mitterle; Catherine Paradeise; Tobias Peter

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 106.37

    This book explores how universities as organizations influence and construct the production of academic elites and elitist institutions. It analyzes the role played by the reorganization of higher education (HE) institutions, stimulated by new performance-based narratives aimed at building attractiveness towards stakeholders such as governments, prospective... more...

  • The Entrepreneurial Intellectual in the Corporate Universityby Clyde W. Barrow

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 53.13

    This book presents a critical analysis of the corporate university. The author's personal narrative unfolds between the reality of the corporate university and the rhetoric of the entrepreneurial university, which allows the author to reveal how the corporate university is structurally antagonistic to the activities of entrepreneurial intellectuals.... more...

  • STEM Education in the Junior Secondaryby Robyn Jorgensen; Kevin Larkin

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 106.37

    This book brings together a collection of internationally renowned authors in the STEM field to share innovations in the teaching of STEM. It focuses on the junior secondary years of education (students aged 11-15), since this is the age range in which students choose whether or not to formally opt out of STEM education. It is here that the book makes... more...

  • Early Career Academics in New Zealand: Challenges and Prospects in Comparative Perspectiveby Kathryn A. Sutherland

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.55

    What does it mean to be starting an academic career in the twenty first century? What challenges and prospects are new academics facing and how are they dealing with these? This book provides answers to these questions through an investigation of the experiences of early career academics in New Zealand universities. Filling a gap in the international... more...

  • Der Anti-Stress-Trainer für Selbstständigeby Marcel Schettler; Peter Buchenau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 9.93

    Dieses Buch aus der Anti-Stress-Trainer-Reihe widmet sich dem Thema Stressbewältigung für Selbstständige.  Oft fehlt selbständigen Unternehmern ein neutraler ebenbürtiger Gesprächspartner, um berufliche Themen zu diskutieren. Das Ergebnis, wenn Selbstständige alles mit sich alleine abmachen: Stress pur. Doch das ist nur ein Aspekt von vielen, der... more...