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  • Begleiten, Beraten und Coachenby Monika Perkhofer-Czapek; Renate Potzmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 44.99

    MonikaPerkhofer-Czapek und Renate Potzmann untersuchen erstmals Verständnis undZumutbarkeit der Erweiterung des Aufgabenspektrums von LehrerInnen in RichtungBegleiten, Beraten und Coachen aus theoretischer und empirischer Sicht. Dieermittelnde Basis bilden Interviews mit LehrerInnen in einem qualitativenForschungsdesign. Durch exemplarische Begriffsbestimmungen... more...

  • Why English?by Pauline Bunce; Robert Phillipson

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 50.00

    Using the metaphor of the Hydra monster from ancient Greek mythology, this book explores how the English language industry threatens the diversity of languages and cultures in the modern world. It reveals how the dominance of English is being confronted and calls for greater efforts to ensure the maintenance of linguistic and cultural diversity. more...

  • Writing for Publicationby Mary Renck Jalongo; Olivia N. Saracho

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.99

    This book offers systematic instruction and evidence-based guidance to academic authors. It demystifies scholarly writing and helps build both confidence and skill in aspiring and experienced authors. The first part of the book focuses on the author?s role, writing?s risks and rewards, practical strategies for improving writing, and ethical issues.... more...

  • The Parents' Guide to Specific Learning Difficultiesby Veronica Bidwell

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2016; US$ 19.95

    From dyslexia to ADHD, from poor working memory to slow visual processing, Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLDs) represent real differences in the way children learn. This book sets out to demystify SpLDs and provide practical strategies to support and motivate children throughout their education. more...

  • Von der Kutsche zur Cloud ? globale Bildung sucht neue Wegeby Manfred Schönebeck; Ada Pellert

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Die Publikation bringt Autorinnen und Autoren zum Dialog über ein zeitgemäßes Bildungskonzept zusammen und stellt gleichzeitig den Cloud University Ansatz der Carl Benz Academy vor. Dahinter steckt die Idee zur Entwicklung interaktiver Lehr- und Lernmethoden, die sich um aktuelle und zukünftige Möglichkeiten des Internets ranken, sowie die sich daraus... more...

  • Political Pressures on Educational and Social Researchby Karen Trimmer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Political Pressures on Educational and Social Research draws upon a variety of theoretical and methodological approaches to consider the problems that can arise when research findings diverge from political directions for policy. Chapters explore the impacts this can have on the researchers, as well as the influence it has on the research, including... more...

  • Supporting Learning Across Working Lifeby Stephen Billett; Darryl Dymock; Sarojni Choy

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99

    This volume considers, rethinks and reorganizes how support for learning across working lifecan be best conceptualized, organized and enacted. It considers educational and learning support processes that include approaches thatfit well within working lives and workplaces, and support work and learning asa co-occurrence. These are the key focuses... more...

  • Wider Professional Practice in Education and Trainingby Sasha Pleasance

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 30.00

    This book gives a clear understanding of the major topics covered in the mandatory Wider Professional Practice and Development unit of the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training as well as exploring how professionalism underpins all aspects of further education. more...

  • Reforming Learning and Teaching in Asia-Pacific Universitiesby Chi-hung Clarence Ng; Robert Fox; Michiko Nakano

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 199.00

    This book focuses on learning and teaching as the core business ofhigher education and explores reformative efforts in response to the influencesof globalised processes in three advanced economies in the Asia-Pacific region:Japan, Hong Kong and Australia. This is a significant book as it adds tolimited discussions on the globalisation of learning debates,... more...

  • Literacy und geistige Behinderungby Julia Wilke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Julia Wilke untersucht, inwiefern Literacy im Leben von erwachsenen Menschen mit geistiger Behinderung eine Rolle spielt, wie Lese- und Schreibhandlungen in den Alltag eingebunden sind und in welche Sinnzusammenhänge diese Handlungen eingebettet sind. Mit der quantitativen Teilstudie werden Mediennutzung und Lesefähigkeiten von Menschen mit geistiger... more...