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  • Teaching Adultsby Alan Rogers; Naomi Horrocks

    McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 47.00

    This bestselling book will help anyone who is engaged in teaching adults. Whether you are working with groups or individuals, in a formal or informal setting, face-to-face or via distance learning channels, it will help you to develop a relationship with your student learners while increasing your understanding of yourself as a teacher. more...

  • Personalised Learning for Young People with Profound and Multiple Learning Difficultiesby Andrew Colley

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013; US$ 32.95

    Challenging the notion that young people with profound and multiple learning difficulties (PMLD) should be taught in a linear, target-driven way, this book presents an innovative model for creating learning opportunities to suit the needs and abilities of each student, within the constraints for formal curricula and even in large class settings. more...

  • How to Teach Adultsby Dan Spalding

    Wiley 2014; US$ 25.00

    Your hands-on guide to teaching adults. . . no matter what the subject In this expanded edition of How to Teach Adults, Dan Spalding offers practical teaching and classroom management suggestions that are designed for anyone who works with adult learners, particularly new faculty, adjuncts, those in community colleges, ESL teachers, and graduate... more...

  • Moderate Learning Difficulties and the Future of Inclusionby Narcie Kelly; Brahm Norwich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Children with mild to moderate learning difficulties (MLD) make up the largest sub-group of children requiring special educational needs, and yet they are often neglected in terms of research and in their influence on future Government policies. This book, based on a Nuffield Foundation research project, considers the perspectives of children with... more...

  • When Middle-Class Parents Choose Urban Schoolsby Linn Posey-Maddox

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 75.00

    In recent decades a growing number of middle-class parents have considered sending their children to?and often end up becoming active in?urban public schools. Their presence can bring long-needed material resources to such schools, but, as Linn Posey-Maddox shows in this study, it can also introduce new class and race tensions, and even exacerbate... more...

  • Lost Classroom, Lost Communityby Margaret F. Brinig; Nicole Stelle Garnett

    University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    In the past two decades in the United States, more than 1,600 Catholic elementary and secondary schools have closed, and more than 4,500 charter schools?public schools that are often privately operated and freed from certain regulations?have opened, many in urban areas. With a particular emphasis on Catholic school closures, Lost Classroom, Lost... more...

  • The Complete Learning Disabilities Handbookby Joan M. Harwell; Rebecca Williams Jackson

    Wiley 2014; US$ 32.95

    The third edition of this classic resource is a comprehensive source of information, strategies, and activities for working with learning disabled students. The book offers special educators, classroom teachers, and parents a wealth of new and proven suggestions and ready-to-use materials for helping LD students of all ages learn and perform at their... more...

  • Beyond Rhetoricby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 70.00

    Adults with busy lifestyles, whatever their education level or employment situation, may well ask why they should resume learning. The reality is that the changing requirements of knowledge-based societies, skill shortages and the increasing importance of civil participation and social cohesion drive the need to continually update adults' skills and... more...

  • Co-financing Lifelong Learningby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00

    Lifelong learning is not yet a reality for all. Economic and financial factors continue to limit opportunities in ways that are neither efficient nor equitable. Part of the problem is that our societies still have the habit of viewing learning as something for the young, something that is state supported. more...

  • ICT and Learningby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    Across both the industrialised and the developing worlds, educators have high hopes for information and communications technology (ICT). ICT has been seen as a potentially powerful tool for raising educational performance and increasing access to learning by the disadvantaged. Can it live up to these hopes? And does it have particular relevance to... more...