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- Wiley 2014; US$ 29.00
This is the first New Directions volume related to young adult learners since 1984. Then, as now, young adults are an important segment of the adult population but have received scant attention in the adult education literature. Increasingly, youths and young adults are enrolling in adult education programs and in doing so are changing the meaning... more...
- De Gruyter Saur 2014; US$ 224.00
Changing conditions are forcing university libraries to redesign how academic information is supplied to users. The Handbook of University Library Systems presents planning recommendations from the German Council of Science and Humanities and the German Research Foundation, and explores a number of delivery models using examples taken from professional... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
In this timely textbook, authors Drezner and Huehls take the interdisciplinary, complex nature of the study of philanthropy and fundraising and apply it to the field of higher education. Covering issues of increasing importance to institutions?including donor cultivation, growth of fundraising at community colleges and minority institutions, engagement... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 12.99
American higher education is at a crossroads. Technological innovations and disruptive market forces are buffeting colleges and universities at the very time their financial structure grows increasingly fragile. Disinvestment by states has driven up tuition prices at public colleges, and student debt has reached a startling record-high of one trillion... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00
What are the principal drivers of recent higher education reforms? This study investigates whether the soft governance mechanism of transnational communication has evoked cross-national policy harmonization. Results suggest that the Bologna Process has triggered substantial policy harmonization beyond general policy convergence. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
In this volume, academics and researchers across disciplines including education, psychology and health studies come together to discuss personal, political and professional narratives of struggle, resilience and hope. Contributors draw from a rich body of auto/biographical research to examine the role of narrative and how it can be constructed to... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 114.95
Teachers report being unprepared for the difficult behavior they encounter in classrooms, and administrators find themselves under increasing pressure to maintain safe and orderly schools. IDEA regulations have also resulted in ongoing confusion about how schools can and should discipline students with identified disabilities. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2014; US$ 144.95
This volume provides an international perspective on special education issues. There is limited literature examining issues in special education from an international perspective, as such this volume will add considerably to the knowledge base across the globe. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
Cognitive and Intellectual Disabilities: Historical Perspectives, Current Practices, and Future Directions provides thorough coverage of the causes and characteristics of cognitive and intellectual disabilities (formerly known as mental retardation) as well as detailed discussions of the validated instructional approaches in the field today. Features... more...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 30.00
The Award in Education and Training is the threshold qualification for anyone wanting to teach in a wide range of contexts including the further education and skills sector, workplace learning, offender learning and adult and community settings. This user-friendly text is your guide to all the units of the Award and is a key text for the course. Structured... more...