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  • Year-Round Educationby Shelly Gismondi Haser; Ilham Nasser

    R&L Education 2005; US$ 34.99

    This book examines three Title I, year-round, or modified calendar schools that switched from a traditional to a modified schedule in order to meet the academic needs of the students. more...

  • Overcoming Disadvantage in Educationby Stephen Gorard; Beng Huat See

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    Governments, local authorities, school leaders, and teachers all over the world want to improve the educational attainment and participation of all students, and to minimise any systematic differences in outcomes for social and economic groups. A particular concern is for those students from backgrounds that may objectively disadvantage them at school... more...

  • Working through Whitenessby Kenneth Fasching-Varner; Adrienne D. Dixson; Roland W. Mitchell

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99

    This book critically examines nine pre-service teacher candidates, and the author?s experience, to explore the ways in which white educators manifest understandings of white racial identity and professional choice through oral narratives. Ultimately the text proposes a new, non-developmental model for thinking about white racial identity. more...

  • American Studies Todayby Winfried Fluck; Erik Redling; Sabine Sielke; Hubert Zapf

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 51.10

    The volume explores the state of contemporary American Studies in the light of recent developments and currently emerging perspectives of research. Featuring contributions by leading American Studies scholars from the German-speaking world, the collection of essays represents a broad spectrum of thematic, theoretical and methodological approaches that... more...

  • The Power and Perils of Narrativeby Jane Elliott

    Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 9.95

    In this lecture Jane Elliott uses a vivid narrative case study to illustrate the detailed information that the British Birth Cohort studies collect about individuals and their circumstances. more...

  • Using Web and Paper Questionnaires for Data-Based Decision Makingby Susan J. Thomas

    Corwin 2004; US$ 38.95

    Offering suggestions for successfully using both Web-based and paper-based questionnaires, this practical handbook provides authoritative guidance for planning a survey project, and communicating the results to a variety of audiences.   more...

  • Creativity and Democracy in Educationby Jeff Adams; Allan Owens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The struggle to establish more democratic education pedagogies has a long history in the politics of mainstream education. This book argues for the significance of the creative arts in the establishment of social justice in education, using examples drawn from a selection of contemporary case studies including Japanese applied drama, Palestinian teacher... more...

  • Inside Educationby Stephen O'Brien

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    To learn more about learning ? what it is and how it works ? it is necessary to look inside education. Inside Education takes the reader on a journey of four ?live? education projects: the first all-Irish speaking, mixed-gendered, multi-faith primary school in the Republic of Ireland ideally suited to exploring learning identity; an alternative... more...

  • The Handbook of Cognition and Assessmentby Andre Rupp; Jacqueline Leighton

    Wiley 2016; US$ 195.00

    This state-of-the-art resource brings together the most innovative scholars and thinkers in the field of testing to capture the changing conceptual, methodological, and applied landscape of cognitively-grounded educational assessments.  Offers a methodologically-rigorous review of cognitive and learning sciences models for testing purposes,... more...

  • An Introduction to Interdisciplinary Researchby Steph Menken; Machiel Keestra

    Amsterdam University Press 2017; US$ 37.50

    One of the major areas of emphasis in the academy in recent years has been interdisciplinary research, a trend that promises new insights and innovations rooted in cross-disciplinary collaboration. This book is designed to help students understand the tools required for stepping beyond traditional disciplinary boundaries and applying knowledge and... more...