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  • Qualitative Research in Educationby Marilyn V. Lichtman

    SAGE Publications 2012; US$ 54.00 US$ 45.90

    Qualitative Research in Education: A User's Guide, Third Edition continues to bring together the essential elements of qualitative research, including traditions and influences in the field and practical, step-by-step coverage of each stage of the research process. Synthesizing the best thinking on conducting qualitative research in education, Marilyn... more...

  • Rethinking Attachment for Early Childhood Practiceby Sharne Rolfe

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 40.90

    An examination of the ways in which an understanding of attachment informs good early childhood practice. more...

  • Visible Learningby John Hattie

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 61.95

    This unique and ground-breaking book is the result of 15 years research and synthesises over 800 meta-analyses on the influences on achievement in school-aged students. It builds a story about the power of teachers, feedback, and a model of learning and understanding. The research involves many millions of students and represents the largest ever... more...

  • Five Ways of Doing Qualitative Analysisby Frederick J. Wertz; Kathy Charmaz; Linda M. McMullen; Ruthellen Josselson; Rosemarie Anderson; Emalinda McSpadden

    Guilford Publications 2011; US$ 60.00

    This unique text provides a broad introduction to qualitative analysis together with concrete demonstrations and comparisons of five major approaches. Leading scholars apply their respective analytic lenses to a narrative account and interview featuring "Teresa," a young opera singer who experienced a career-changing illness. The resulting analyses... more...

  • "Multiplication Is for White People"by Lisa Delpit

    The New Press 2012; US$ 17.99

    As MacArthur award-winning educator Lisa Delpit reminds usand as all research showsthere is no achievement gap at birth. In her long-awaited second book, Delpit presents a striking picture of the elements of contemporary public education that conspire against the prospects for poor children of color, creating a persistent gap in achievement during... more...

  • Towards Creative Learning Spacesby Jos Boys

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 53.95

    This book offers new ways of investigating relationships between learning and the spaces in which it takes place. It suggests that we need to understand more about the distinctiveness of teaching and learning in post-compulsory education, and what it is that matters about the design of its spaces. Starting from contemporary educational and architectural... more...

  • Does Every Child Matter?by Catherine A. Simon; Stephen Ward

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    Every Child Matters represents the most radical change to education and welfare provision in almost two decades. This book moves beyond a descriptive ?how to? framework to examine the underlying political and social aims of this policy agenda. The authors? analysis reveals that Every Child Matters represents the Government?s attempt to codify perceived... more...

  • Gaining Funding For Researchby Dianne Berry

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 44.00

    Success at seeking and gaining funding is now a vital component of building of a successful research career. The book sets out the case for why success at winning funding is so important, from both an institutional and individual researcher perspective. more...

  • Comparative Inquiry and Educational Policy Makingby Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Building on an increasingly sophisticated body of research on policy ?borrowing? in education, this collection explores ways in which the foreign example in education has been and is being used by policy makers in a variety of settings, its principal aim being to assess the usefulness of ?foreign? experience in ?home? contexts. more...

  • The Principal's Guide to Instructional Improvementby Robert Krajewski

    R&L Education 2012; US$ 22.99

    Beginning with an abridged history of administrative and clinical supervision, The Principal's Guide to Instructional Improvement offers principals both background information, as well as comprehensive models and examples, to analyze and improve teacher instruction. Based on the principle of teacher growth, rather than teacher evaluation, this... more...