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- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 53.95
The freedom of students to learn at university is being eroded by a performative culture that fails to respect their rights to engage and develop as autonomous adults. Instead, students are being restricted in how they learn, when they learn and what they learn by the so-called student engagement movement. Compulsory attendance registers, class contribution... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available
Reading Students? Lives documents literacy practices across time as children move through school, with a focus on issues of schooling, identity construction, and how students and their parents make sense of students? lives across time. The final book in a series of four that track a group of low-income African American students and their parents across... more...
- Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 69.99
This book examines the current social, political, economic, and religious climate of the world, makes projections for the future, and then makes suggestions for what the contributors believe educators need to think about in order to adequately prepare young people to successfully navigate that future. more...
- UPA 2016; US$ 89.99
This survey of methodology provides a framework for understanding Africana Studies. Africana Studies is the global Pan-Africanist study of African phenomena interpreted from an Afrocentric perspective. This book offers general definitions and descriptions of the qualitative and quantitative research. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 27.99
Partners in Literacy describes the process, research, relationships, and theories that guided a three-year partnership between the Purdue University Writing Lab and two community organizations in Lafayette, Indiana: the Lafayette Adult Resource Academy and WorkOne Express. This partnership resulted in a new section of the globally known Purdue... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 29.95
In a mixed-method tradition that privileges the quantitative, leading qualitative researcher Janice Morse breaks new ground by arguing the importance of research designs for which the primary component is qualitative, and contains either a quantitative or a qualitative supplemental strategy. Using a variety of examples and visual prompts, Morse convincingly... more...
- Institute of Education Press 2016; US$ 33.56
A collection of diverse views on the current drive for schools to become ?research-engaged?. The contributors ask difficult questions, but each writes with the primary aim of supporting schools as they grapple with the challenges of using (and generating) evidence effectively. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95
In The Tact of Teaching bestselling author Max van Manen offers teachers at every stage an original and inspiring interpretation of the notion of pedagogy, one that searches for its roots in the experience of in loco parentis. Using dozens of anecdotes and scenes taken directly from life in classrooms, including many from the often-neglected domain... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63
What happens when higher education is introduced to the exploration of meaning and purpose? Liberal Learning as a Quest for Purpose analyzes a remarkable experiment--lasting over a decade and encompassing 88 independent campuses--to reconfigure undergraduate education as a journey toward life purpose. It ties together the liberal arts, personal development,... more...
- University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division 2016; US$ 19.95
Written and organized for easy access, the reader is guided step-by-step through library rules and methods of operation, the effective use of various cataloguing systems, and the location of materials. more...