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  • The Urgency of Nowby Marcus M. Kolb; Samuel D. Cargile; Jason Wood; Nassim Ebrahimi; Lynn E. Priddy; Lauren Dodge

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 25.99

    The Urgency of Now: Equity and Excellence asserts that in addition to being granted access to the community college, all 21 st century students need uncompromised support to succeed. Success means demonstrating relevant learning for transfer and employment, and timely completion of credentials. Looking to the future, the authors contend that... more...

  • Thirty Million Wordsby Dana Suskind

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00

    The founder and director of the Thirty Million Words Initiative, Professor Dana Suskind, explains why the most important?and astoundingly simple?thing you can do for your child?s future success in life is to talk to him or her, reveals the recent science behind this truth, and outlines precisely how parents can best put it into practice.   The research... more...

  • Theory as Method in Researchby Mark Murphy; Cristina Costa

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    While education researchers have drawn on the work of a wide diversity of theorists over the years, much contemporary theory building in these areas has revolved around the work of Pierre Bourdieu. Theory as Method in Research develops the capacity of students, researchers and teachers to successfully put Bourdieu?s ideas to work in their own research... more...

  • Culture, Capitals and Graduate Futuresby Ciaran Burke

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    In a time of too many graduates for too few jobs, and in a context where applicants have similar levels of educational capital, what other factors influence graduate career trajectories? Based on the life history interviews of graduates and framed through a Bourdieusian sociological lens, Culture, Capitals and Graduate Futures explores the continuing... more...

  • Understanding Digital Technologies and Young Childrenby Susanne Garvis; Narelle Lemon

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Understanding Digital Technologies and Young Children explores the possibilities digital technology brings to enhance the learning and developmental needs of young children. Globally, the role of technology is an increasingly important part of everyday life. In many early childhood education frameworks and curricula around the world, there is an expectation... more...

  • Researching and Teaching Readingby Gabrielle Cliff Hodges

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 53.95

    Many agree that engaging in research is what makes a teacher?s professional development sustainable, and Researching and Teaching Reading studies the ways in which research and teaching are entwined both within and beyond the classroom. Gabrielle Cliff Hodges encourages readers to deepen their understanding of reading through high-quality teaching... more...

  • Drama and Social Justiceby Kelly Freebody; Michael Finneran

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    "This text offers a cohesive framework for exploring social justice through drama and drama from a social justice perspective. Research based examples of practice from a range of international contexts link theory and practice. Connecting chapters raise key critical questions in an engaging dialogue format. An important addition to the literature... more...

  • A Developing Discourse in Music Educationby Keith Swanwick

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces ? extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions ? so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able to follow... more...

  • Gender Representation in Learning Materialsby Abolaji S. Mustapha; Sara Mills

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Representations of gender in learning materials convey an implicit message to students about attitudes towards culturally appropriate gender roles for women and men. This collection takes a linguistic approach to exploring theories about gender representation within the sphere of education and textbooks, and their effects on readers and students within... more...

  • Qualitative Research from Start to Finish, Second Editionby Robert K. Yin

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 60.00

    This book will help readers understand the practice of qualitative research--whether they want to do it, teach it, or just learn about it. All the major research phases are encompassed (startup, design, data collection, analysis, and composing), including newly emerging trends. Numerous easy-to-read vignettes show how other scholars have successfully... more...