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  • Social Justice within an American Perspectiveby Alan R. Shoho

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Over the past few years, there was been a notable increase in scholarly presentations and publications involving the role of social justice in educational leadership. The diversity of social justice issues represents one aspect of the impact of globalization on schools and its leaders. In addition, internationally, schools and its leaders are grappling... more...

  • Special issue: Synchronous methods and applications in e-learning by Kinshuk

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Recent rapid improvements in technology and the increasing bandwidth of Internet access in most parts of the world have led to an increasing popularity of synchronous solutions for instruction. But real-time instant interaction and possibility of non-verbal information transfer has led to a change in paradigm of how e-learning is being envisaged in... more...

  • The "Post Industrial University"by David Pearce Snyder

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00

    Once it has outsourced its administrative functions and spun off its professional and career-prep degree programs, the post-industrial university will initially be a much smaller and more purposefully-focused enterprise than today?s typical industrial-scale public university. But the mission of the new university will be large, for the new knowledge... more...

  • Science Education and Student Diversityby Okhee Lee; Aurolyn Luykx

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    This book synthesizes recent research on K-12 science education for minority students. more...

  • Integrating Educational Systems for Successful Reform in Diverse Contextsby Amanda Datnow; Sue Lasky; Sam Stringfield; Charles Teddlie

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 33.00 US$ 27.06

    The first book of its kind combining educational reform with multicultural and multilingual issues. more...

  • Teaching Science to Every Childby John Settlage

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 37.95

    Teaching Science to Every Child proposes a fresh perspective for teaching school science and draws upon an extensive body of classroom research to meaningfully address the achievement gap in science education. Settlage and Southerland begin from the point of view that science can be thought of as a culture, rather than as a fixed body of knowledge.... more...

  • Reform as Learningby Lea Hubbard

    Routledge 2006; US$ 34.95

    Drawing on ethnographic research collected over the San Diego reforms, this book identifies how teachers, principles, and other district educators were shaped by the large-scale reforms and the ways in which the reforms unfolded. It also shows how actors throughout a school system can change the views of leaders and impact the reform process. more...

  • A Handbook for Teacher Researchby Colin Lankshear; Michele Knobel

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    This book identifies five features that must be present in all research and provides clear and accessible guidelines for teachers to meet these requirement in studies designed to enhance their vocation as educators. It is written in a clear and accessible manner and engages with key issues integral to all kinds of research. Suitable for upper-level... more...

  • Educational Developmentby Ray Land

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 55.00

    Professor Ray Land is Professor of Higher Education Development and Director of the Centre for Higher Education Development at Coventry University. He previously taught at the University of Edinburgh. In addition to educational development, his curent research interests include theshold concepts and troublesome knowledge, and theoretical aspects of... more...

  • Key Times for Playby Julia Manning-Morton; Maggie Thorp

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 42.00

    Key Times for Play takes a broad look at the importance of play for children from birth to three and sets play within the framework of a child's whole development. The book combines theory and practice and is illustrated by many examples from direct observation of children. Key Times for Play is organised in relation to key characteristics of children... more...