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  • Die Entstehung und Entwicklung der Altenpflegeausbildung: Historische Rekonstruktion des Zeitraums 1950 bis 1994 in Nordrhein-Westfalenby Cornelia Kühn; Mechthilde Heumer

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 15.08

    Hauptbeschreibung Trotz der rasanten Entwicklungen in der Pflegewissenschaft und -forschung in den letzten 20 Jahren ist in Deutschland die Forschungslage zur Geschichte der Pflegberufe wenig ausgebaut. Hier besteht aus mehreren Gründen noch ein großer Nachholbedarf. Unabhängig vom rein historischen Erkenntnisinteresse ist die Betrachtung der Pflegegeschichte... more...

  • Social Linguistics and Literaciesby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ?New Literacy Studies?. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of language, learning and literacy in their social,... more...

  • Key Issues in Education Policyby Stephen Ward; Christine E Eden

    SAGE Publications 2009; US$ 49.00

    This book looks at state involvement in education and education policy. It explains the role of education policy in the context of the general direction of government policy, politics and the economy. more...

  • Critical Praxis Researchby Tricia M. Kress

    Springer 2011; US$ 139.00

    Critical Praxis Research (CPR) is a teacher research methodology designed to bridge the divide between practitioner and scholar, drawing together many strands to explain the research process not just as something teacher researchers do, but as a fundamental part of who teacher researchers are. Emphasizing the researcher over the method, CPR embraces... more...

  • Roots of Empathyby Mary Gordon; Daniel J. Siegel

    The Experiment 2012; US$ 15.95

    Roots of empathy?an evidence-based program developed in 1996 by longtime educator and social entrepreneur Mary Gordon?has already reached more than 270,000 children in Canada, the U.S., Japan, Australia, New Zealand, and elsewhere. Now, as The New York Times reports that ?empathy lessons are spreading everywhere amid concerns over the pressure on... more...

  • Cognitive Perspectives on Peer Learningby Angela M. O'Donnell; Alison King

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 70.95

    The contribution of this volume to the literature on peer learning is its focus on approaches that reflect a common concern with cognitive processes based in developmental, information processing, or more generally, constructivist perspectives on peer learning. Although the clear importance of the social context of peer learning is not ignored, the... more...

  • Knowledge, Pedagogy and Societyby Daniel Frandji; Philippe Vitale

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    This collection seeks to clarify the broad brushstrokes of Basil Bernstein's theories, developed over the span of more than forty years, by collecting together scholars from every corner of the globe; specialists in education, sociology and epistemology to test and examine Bernstein?s work against the backdrop of their own research. more...

  • Digitisation Perspectivesby R. Rikowski

    Springer 2011; US$ 49.00

    This book examines various views and perspectives on digitisation. Topics covered include electronic theses, search engine technology, digitisation in Africa, citation indexing, reference services, the Scholarly Publishing and Academic Resources Coalition, new media, and scholarly publishing. The final chapter explores virtual libraries, and poses... more...

  • Talk Boxby Lyn Dawes; Claire Sams

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95

    The 'talk box' helps children learn to share information, articulate ideas, reason and solve problems together; promoting the development of children's language and thinking skills throughout the whole of the Key Stage 1 curriculum. more...

  • Introduction to Education Studiesby Steve Bartlett; Diana M Burton

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 40.10

    Introduction to Education Studies is established as the key text for undergraduate students of education studies as well as for practitioners embarking on a higher degree. The book provides a thorough grounding for students new to the subject without assuming a substantial prior knowledge of the area. It also takes a multidisciplinary approach... more...