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- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 184.63
In many countries, schools, universities and other traditional learning institutions are not providing for the educational needs of all members of the community. In many communities, particularly in regional, rural and disadvantaged areas, there are only limited options for people to undertake learning. Limited participation in learning has the danger... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95
Arising from work by the Gender and Lifelong Learning Group of the Gender and Education Association, this book presents reconceptualisations of lifelong learning. It argues that the current field of lifelong learning is based on certain hidden values and assumptions and examines the mechanisms by which exclusionary discourses and practices are reproduced... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 53.95
Presenting a snapshot of contemporary international research into the pedagogy of lifelong learning and teaching, this book focuses on a wide range of issues related to lifelong learning, including higher education, community-based learning and literacy practices in continuing education. It highlights the fact that the wide-ranging conclusions they... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 59.95
Distance learning is now more prevalent in the developing world than ever before. This book reconsiders the suitability and success of established modes of distance learning for current contexts in the developing world. It examines what adaptations are necessary to suit shifting needs including: the move from elite to mass higher education increased... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 44.00 US$ 38.13
Building Online Learning Communities further explores the development of virtual classroom environments that foster a sense of community and empower students to take charge of their learning to successfully achieve learning outcomes. This is the second edition of the groundbreaking book by Rena Palloff and Keith Pratt and has been completely updated... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2007; US$ 39.95
Entering university study as a mature-aged student is a life-changing event. Mature-aged students face many challenges as they try to balance study commitments with the demands of work and family. Stepping Stones: A guide for mature-aged students at university acknowledges the very personal journeys that mature-aged students take when they embark... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 1990; US$ 47.00
Advocates a learner-centred approach based on choice and decision-making by people with learning difficulties. This book stresses the quality of provision, and is illustrated by many examples of good practice from the areas of curriculum and delivery. It also emphasizes on the importance of the wide possible range of learning opportunities. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 57.95
Through its unique theoretical framework - a cultural understanding of teaching and learning ? this book develops a new way of understanding educational improvement, one which focuses on the formation and transformation of the practices through which students learn. Based on detailed ethnographic research of seventeen learning sites in further education... more...