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  • Engaging Students through Social Mediaby Reynol Junco

    Wiley 2014; US$ 40.00

    Using social media to enhance learning outcomes, engagement, and retention Although research shows that most of today's college students adopt and use social media at high rates, many higher education professionals are unaware of how these technologies can be used for academic benefit. Author Reynol Junco, associate professor at Purdue University... more...

  • Collaborative Learning Techniquesby Elizabeth F. Barkley; Claire Howell Major; K. Patricia Cross

    Wiley 2014; US$ 45.00

    A guide to thirty-five creative assignments for pairs and groups Collaborative Learning Techniques is the bestseller that college and university faculty around the world have used to help them make the most of small group learning. A mountain of evidence shows that students who learn in small groups together exhibit higher academic achievement,... more...

  • Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Spaceby Kristen L. Buras

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95

    Charter schools have been promoted as an equitable and innovative solution to the problems plaguing urban schools. Advocates claim that charter schools benefit working-class students of color by offering them access to a "portfolio" of school choices. In Charter Schools, Race, and Urban Space , Kristen Buras presents a very different account. Her... more...

  • School Design Togetherby Pamela Woolner

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The time is ripe for interdisciplinary, collaborative approaches to school design. Whatever the current funding limitations, we still need to think about how we design, organise and use space in schools for learning and teaching. This edited book ensures that we don?t start from ground zero in terms of good design. Including chapters from researchers... more...

  • The Principal as Human Resources Leaderby M. Scott Norton

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 34.95

    Increasingly, personnel administrative duties within schools have been delegated to the local school principal. This accessible book arms school leaders with the knowledge and skills required to be an effective human resources leader and shows them how to fold these additional duties seamlessly into their daily routines. This practical resource provides... more...

  • Teaching Grammar, Structure and Meaningby Marcello Giovanelli

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    Teaching Grammar, Structure and Meaning introduces teachers to some basic ideas from the increasingly popular field of cognitive linguistics as a way of explaining and teaching key grammatical concepts. Particularly suitable for those teaching post-16 English Language, this book offers a methodology for teaching key aspects of linguistic form and... more...

  • Understanding Children?s Development in the Early Yearsby Christine Macintyre

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Review of the first edition: 'This book provides a very accessible approach to building a better understanding of young children and their development and will be an interesting and useful read for both experienced early years practitioners and for students who are just beginning to build their practical experience.' - Early Years Update ?... more...

  • Learning Through Supervised Practice in Student Affairsby Steven M. Janosik; Diane L. Cooper; Sue A. Saunders; Joan B. Hirt

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    For future student affairs professionals and higher education administrators, the supervised practice experience is where theory learned in the classroom is put into practice. Learning through Supervised Practice in Student Affairs assists students in applying leadership, advising, conflict management, and planning skills to their practice. This... more...

  • Neue Wege ? neue Themen ? neue Methoden?by Tobias Arand; Manfred Seidenfuß

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 45.06

    Dieser Band zeigt einen repräsentativen Querschnitt durch geschichtsdidaktische Forschungsprojekte des wissenschaftlichen Nachwuches dieser Disziplin. Hervorgegangen sind die Beiträge aus einer Nachwuchstagung der ?Konferenz für Geschichtsdidaktik?, die 2012 an der Pädagogischen Hochschule Ludwigsburg stattfand. Die Beiträge präsentieren weniger fertige... more...

  • Next Generation Assessmentby Linda Darling-Hammond

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.95

    NEXT GENERATION ASSESSMENT Next Generation Assessment examines performance assessment as an alternative to the current high-stakes standardized testing system. This important resource provides a thorough analysis of the prospects and challenges of sustaining performance assessments on a large scale. Linda Darling-Hammond, with a team of leading... more...