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  • "Multiplication Is for White People"by Lisa Delpit

    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...

  • The 100 Best Romance Novelsby Jennifer Lawler; Editors of Crimson Romance

    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...

  • 21st Century Skillsby Bernie Trilling; Charles Fadel

    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...

  • 53 Interesting Ways to Communicate Your Researchby Irenee Daly; Aoife Brophy Haney

    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...

  • Ability Grouping in Educationby Judith Ireson; Susan Hallam

    SAGE Publications 2001; US$ 35.00

    The authors provide an overview of ability grouping in education. They consider selecting schooling and ability grouping within schools, such as streaming, banding setting and within-class grouping. more...

  • The Academic Book of the Futureby Rebecca E. Lyons; Samantha Rayner

    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...

  • Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research Universityby William Clark

    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...

  • An Academic Lifeby Robert H. Cantwell; Jill J. Scevak

    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...

  • Academic Research and Researchersby Angela Brew; Lisa Lucas

    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...

  • Academic Writing and Publishingby James Hartley

    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...