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  • The Innovative Universityby Clayton M. Christensen; Henry J. Eyring

    Wiley 2011; US$ 32.95

    The Innovative University illustrates how higher education can respond to the forces of disruptive innovation , and offers a nuanced and hopeful analysis of where the traditional university and its traditions have come from and how it needs to change for the future. Through an examination of Harvard and BYU-Idaho as well as other stories of innovation... more...

  • Your Phd Companionby Nick Green; Stephen Marshall

    Little, Brown Book Group 2011; US$ 6.47

    This book guides you through doctoral study from the student's point of view - the challenges, pitfalls, and ups and downs that you're likely to encounter in the course of your PhD. Inside you'll find: - Advice on doing research - Examples of PhD problems and their resolution - Reflections on life as a PhD student - Insights into how the academic system... more...

  • Personal Epistemology in the Classroomby Lisa D. Bendixen; Florian C. Feucht

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 44.00

    This book presents theoretical and empirical work pertaining to personal epistemology in the classroom and consider its broader educational implications. more...

  • The Edusemiotics of Imagesby Inna Semetsky

    Springer 2013; US$ 69.95

    Semetsky?s new book offers a bracing account of Tarot semiotics in view of its deep significance for educational experience. Analyzing the symbolic language of Tarot images that express the intimations of the unconscious, she invites readers to explore novel ways of learning about the nature of ourselves and the world we are situated in. Combining... more...

  • Inventing the Modern Self and John Deweyby Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 40.00

    This collection includes original studies from scholars from thirteen nations, who explore the epistemic features figured in John Dewey's writings in his discourses on public schooling. Pragmatism was one of the weapons used in the struggles about the development of the child who becomes the future citizen. The significance of Dewey in the book is... more...

  • Rethinking Children's Citizenshipby Tom Cockburn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the relationship between children and citizenship, analyzing international perspectives on citizenship and human rights and developing new methods for facilitating the recognition of children as participating agents within society. more...

  • Strategic Help Seekingby Stuart A. Karabenick

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95

    There is considerable agreement that more successful learners are active, engaged, and self-regulating learners who understand and are motivated to apply learning strategies under appropriate conditions. One important strategic activity is seeking help when necessary, rather than giving up or engaging in fruitless persistence. Research on strategic... more...

  • Still Failing at Fairnessby David Sadker; Karen R. Zittleman

    Scribner 2009; US$ 16.00

    Despite decades of effort to create fair classrooms and schools, gender bias is alive and well, and in some ways growing. School practices continue to send boys and girls down different life paths, too often treating them not as different genders but as different species. Teachers and parents often miss the subtle signs of sexism in classrooms. Through... more...

  • Richard Hoggart and Cultural Studiesby Dr Sue Owen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 115.00

    In this new collection of essays, a range of established and emerging cultural critics re-evaluate Richard Hoggart's contribution to the history of ideas and to the discipline of Cultural Studies. They examine Hoggart's legacy, identifying his widespread influence, tracing continuities and complexities, and affirming his importance. more...

  • Rewiredby L. Rosen

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2010; US$ 9.99

    Look around at today's youth and you can see how technology has changed their lives. They lie on their beds and study while listening to mp3 players, texting and chatting online with friends, and reading and posting Facebook messages. How does the new, charged-up, multitasking generation respond to traditional textbooks and lectures? Are we effectively... more...