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  • The Lungby Kent Pinkerton; Richard Harding

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 175.00

    The second edition of The Lung: Development, Aging and the Environment provides an understanding of the multi-faceted nature of lung development, aging, and how the environment influences these processes. As an essential resource to respiratory, pulmonary, and thoracic scientists and physicians it provides an interface between the ?normal” and ?disease”... more...

  • Edusemioticsby Andrew Stables; Inna Semetsky

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Edusemiotics addresses an emerging field of inquiry, educational semiotics, as a philosophy of and for education. Using "sign" as a unit of analysis, educational semiotics amalgamates philosophy, educational theory and semiotics. Edusemiotics draws on the intellectual legacy of such philosophers as John Dewey, Charles Sanders Peirce, Gilles Deleuze... more...

  • Posthumanism and Educational Researchby Nathan Snaza; John Weaver

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Focusing on the interdependence between human, animal, and machine, posthumanism redefines the meaning of the human being previously assumed in knowledge production. This movement challenges some of the most foundational concepts in educational theory and has implications within educational research, curriculum design and pedagogical interactions.... more...

  • Ethics and Education Researchby Rachel Brooks; Kitty te Riele; Meg Maguire

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 38.00

    With contributions from across the globe, this is the first book of its kind to focus specifically on the ethics of education research. Part of the popular BERA/SAGE Research methods in Education series.  more...

  • Indigenous Education through Dance and Ceremonyby Ernesto Colín

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    In the first book on Aztec dance in the United States, Ernesto Colín combines cultural anthropology, educational theory, and postcolonial theory to create an innovative, interdisciplinary, long-term ethnography of an Aztec dance circle and makes a case for the use of the metaphor of palimpsest as an ethnographic research tool. more...

  • Learning and Education in Developing Countriesby Daniel A. Wagner

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This comprehensive and up-to-date review of learning and educational quality in developing countries, written by 16 highly knowledgeable specialists from around the world, provides policymakers and researchers accessible perspectives with the Millennium Development Goals in mind. more...

  • Improving Survey Methods: Lessons from Recent Researchby Uwe Engel; Ben Jann; Peter Lynn; Annette Scherpenzeel; Patrick Sturgis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    This state-of-the-art volume provides insight into the recent developments in survey research. It covers topics like: survey modes and response effects, bio indicators and paradata, interviewer and survey error, mixed-mode panels, sensitive questions, conducting web surveys and access panels, coping with non-response, and handling missing data.?The... more...

  • Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Changeby Hazel Reid; Linden West

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    In this volume, academics and researchers across disciplines including education, psychology and health studies come together to discuss personal, political and professional narratives of struggle, resilience and hope. Contributors draw from a rich body of auto/biographical research to examine the role of narrative and how it can be constructed to... more...

  • Chinese students? Writing in Englishby Maria Leedham

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in the UK in the early 2000s - this study explores Chinese... more...

  • Lesson Studyby Peter Dudley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book introduces readers to the development of Lesson Study (LS) in the UK, making historical connections to the growth of Lesson Study in Japan, East Asia, the US and Europe. It explains how to conduct LS in schools and educational institutions, providing examples of compelling, externally evaluated impact outcomes for both primary learners and... more...