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- The New Press 2012; US$ 17.95
INTRODUCTION: YES, DIANE, I'M STILL ANGRY R ecently I was invited by education activist Dr. Raynard Sanders to New Orleans for an educational summit. The speaker, the renowned and controversial Diane Ravitch, had told Dr. Sanders that she wanted to meet me. Dr. Ravitch, currently a professor at New York University, has made headlines with her... more...
- F+W Media 2012; US$ 13.95
"My feelings will not be repressed. You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you." --Mr. Darcy, Pride and Prejudice The taboo affair of Jane and Mr. Rochester. The (literally) timeless love between Edward and Bella. The improbable pairing of Grace and Josh. Climb between the covers with The 100 Best Romance Novels ,... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 19.95
The new building blocks for learning in a complex world This important resource introduces a framework for 21st Century learning that maps out the skills needed to survive and thrive in a complex and connected world. 21st Century content includes the basic core subjects of reading, writing, and arithmetic-but also emphasizes global awareness, financial/economic... more...
- Frontinus Ltd 2014; US$ 30.00
To maximise the value of your research, you need to communicate it to others. There are many ways to do so: examples include applications and bids for funding, conference presentations, gray literature, journal papers, media (old and new), public talks, and teaching. This book provides fresh, creative, ways of making the most of these and other opportunities.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 0.00
This book is open access under a CC-BY licence. Part of the AHRC/British Library Academic Book of the Future Project, this book interrogates current and emerging contexts of academic books from the perspectives of thirteen expert voices from the connected communities of publishing, academia, libraries, and bookselling. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 25.00
Tracing the transformation of early modern academics into modern researchers from the Renaissance to Romanticism, Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University uses the history of the university and reframes the "Protestant Ethic" to reconsider the conditions of knowledge production in the modern world. William Clark argues that... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2010; US$ 34.95
Academic life is complex and adjusting to life as a new academic requires a range of skills and abilities to fulfill the multiple roles the academic must play as researcher, teacher and administrator. An Academic Life assists in the process of orienting new academics to the nature of academic life, particularly greater accountability in all aspects... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 53.00
University research is of central political, cultural and economic importance for nations. This book brings together research and scholarship examining the socio-political context of university research and explores how researchers' perceptions and identities are changed by political and cultural agendas for research. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 44.95
Academic Writing and Publishing will show academics (mainly in the social sciences) how to write and publish research articles. Its aim is to supply examples and brief discussions of recent work in all aspects of the area in short, sharp chapters. It should serve as a handbook for postgraduates and lecturers new to publishing. The book is written... more...