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  • Strategies for Sustainable Open and Distance Learningby Andrea Hope; Patrick Guiton

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    Adaptability and the ability to handle rapid and ongoing change are essential for successfully managing any modern educational enterprise, and open and distance learning is no exception. In an often over-looked field, this volume examines the nature of sustainability in open and distance learning using case material from a wide range of current... more...

  • A Race Against Timeby James Cibulka; William Lowe Boyd

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2003; US$ 77.00

    Three approaches to the reform of urban school governance are discussed and analyzed, using data from seven large cities (Baltimore, Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York), national trends, and a statewide analysis of Maryland's school accountability system. The first approach, systems reform, focuses on improving... more...

  • Dimensions of Adult Learningby Griff Foley

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    This broad introduction to adult and post-compulsory education offers an overview of the field for students, adult educators and workplace trainers. The book establishes an analytical framework to emphasise the nature of learning and agency of learners; examines the core knowledge and skills that adult educators need; discusses policy, research and... more...

  • Improving Urban Schoolsby Mel Ainscow; Mel West

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    The improvement of urban schools is one of the major challenges facing practitioners and policy-makers today. Issues related to poverty create particular difficulties in urban schools, and the emphasis on market-led improvement strategies has tended to add to these challenges. In addition, strategies for `raising standards¿, as measured by aggregate... more...

  • The Power of Critical Theory for Adult Learning And Teachingby Stephen Brookfield

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 51.98

    This major contribution to the literature on adult education provides adult educators with an accessible overview of critical theory's central ideas. more...

  • White's Rulesby Paul D. White; Ron Arias

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 19.95

    One heroic schoolteacher has saved hundreds of lives with unconditional love and zero tolerance for rule-breakers.   His students are the worst of the worst?drug addicts, gang members, and violent criminal offenders. They have flunked out or been thrown out of every other school they?ve attended. They may be the children of addicts, of abusers, or... more...

  • Special Teaching for Special Children? Pedagogies for Inclusionby Ann Lewis; Brahm Norwich

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00

    This book addresses this question, looking at pupils? special learning needs including low attainment, learning difficulties, language difficulties, emotional and behavioural problems and sensory needs. Some special needs groups (for example dyslexia) have argued strongly for the need for particular specialist approaches. In contrast, many proponents... more...

  • The Urban Primary Schoolby Meg Maguire; Tim Wooldridge; Simon Pratt-Adams

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    Meg Maguire taught for many years in London schools, including a spell as a headteacher. She has a longstanding interest in the life and work of school-teachers, teacher education and with the challenges of inner-city schooling. Her publications include, Choice, Pathways and Transitions Post-16 (with Stephen Ball and Sheila Macrae, 2000) and The Urban... more...

  • No Child Left Behind and other Federal Programs for Urban School Districtsby Frank Brown; Richard C Hunter

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 117.99

    The No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act is designed to close the achievement gap between disadvantaged and disadvantaged children through its Title I program. This book explores models to achieve equity in Title I schools; and defines what is required of states in Title I schools. It examines how each state implements NCLB accountability standards. more...

  • E-learningby Ian Roffe

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This paper addresses the influence of information technology in human resources management (HRM) and specifically on training policy through the experience of a Spanish telecommunications firm, Telefonica. The characteristics of the training model designed by this firm to face new environments is considered and the technologies used, the key actions,... more...