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  • Adult Learning in Modern Societiesby H. P. Blossfeld; E. Kilpi-Jakonen; D. Vono de Vilhena

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    As industrial societies increasingly evolve into knowledge-based economies, the importance of education as a lifelong process is greater than ever. This comprehensive book provides a state-of-the-art analysis of adult learning across the world and within varying institutional contexts. The expert contributors examine the structures of formal and non-formal... more...

  • The Fountain of Knowledgeby Shiri Breznitz

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Today, universities around the world find themselves going beyond the traditional roles of research and teaching to drive the development of local economies through collaborations with industry. At a time when regions with universities are seeking best practices among their peers, Shiri M. Breznitz argues against the notion that one university's successful... more...

  • Engaging Students in Academic Literaciesby María Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas. Informed by systemic functional linguistics?a theory... more...

  • The Schooled Societyby David Baker

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    Only 150 years ago, the majority of the world's population was largely illiterate. Today, not only do most people over fifteen have basic reading and writing skills, but 20 percent of the population attends some form of higher education. What are the effects of such radical, large-scale change? David Baker argues that the education revolution has... more...

  • Gender and Ethnicity in Schoolsby Martyn Hammersley; Peter Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    A serious but highly accessible look at recent work on the issues of gender and race. Gender and Ethnicity in Schools raises crucial educational and political issues, paying particular attention to the pupils' experience of school. more...

  • Linking Home and Schoolby Hugh Waller; Sheila Wolfendale; Jenny Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Teacher's Introduction to Attachmentby Nicola Marshall; Phil Thomas

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 22.95

    An easy to read, easy to use introduction for teachers and school support staff which gives practical advice on how to help children with attachment difficulties in school. more...

  • ADHDby James McGough

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    This concise paperback summarizes basic and clinical sciences relevant to our understanding of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with a particular emphasis on history, etiology, phenomenology, neurobiology, assessment, and treatment. Written by an internationally recognized clinician, researcher, and educator, the book ideally targets... more...

  • Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asiaby Cynthia Joseph; Julie Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia addresses the ways in which colonial histories, nationalist impulses and forces of globalization shape equity and access to education in Southeast Asia. Although increasingly identified as a regional grouping (ASEAN), Malaysia, Indonesia, Burma, Thailand, Singapore and the Philippines... more...

  • On Teaching and Learningby Jane Vella

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    On Teaching and Learning takes the ideas explored in renowned educator Jane Vella’s best-selling book Learning to Listen, Learning to Teach to the next level and explores how dialogue education has been applied in educational settings around the world. Throughout the book, she shows how to put the principles and practices of dialogue education... more...