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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; 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...

  • Teaching Children with Dyslexiaby Philomena Ott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    Teaching Children with Dyslexia is essential reading for any teacher, Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator or teaching assistant who wants an insider's account of what dealing successfully with dyslexia entails. Written by one of the most well-regarded practitioners in the field with over twenty-five years' experience, this book is packed full with... more...

  • Day-to-Day Dyslexia in the Classroomby Rody Politt; Joy Pollock; Elisabeth Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    Dyslexia cuts across class, age and intelligence. All schools will have pupils with dyslexia and teachers of children of all ages need to be aware of the teaching methods and approaches which are most effective with these children. This fully revised and updated edition of a classic text offers invaluable advice to teachers on how they can recognize... more...

  • Adult Education and the Postmodern Challengeby Ian Bryant; Rennie Johnston; Robin Usher

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    This book offers some suggestions as to ways forward from this dilemma. Drawing on the new intellectual frameworks of critical pedagogy, feminism and postmodernism and their impact upon educational theory, practice and research, the book focuses on the changing contexts of adult education. By building on the notion of going beyond the limits of certain... more...

  • Supporting Lifelong Learningby Richard Edwards; Nod Miller; Nick Small; Alan Tait

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    This volume of the Open University Reader for Supporting Lifelong Learning looks at policy development in lifelong learning at local, regional, national and supra-national levels. Using an international team of contributors, it explores and examines the policy context for lifelong learning, the policies themselves, and their effects when implemented.... more...

  • British Private Schoolsby Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    British private schools are a continuing topic of fascination for many. In particular, the leading so-called public schools have long been subjected both to criticism for their elitism and praise for their academic success. Traditionally, Conservative governments have strongly supported the private sector through special funding such as the Assisted... more...

  • Rethinking Learner Support in Distance Educationby Roger Mills; Alan Tait

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Distance learning is becoming an increasingly popular way of studying, and most universities now provide courses using these methods. Today's students, though, are demanding high quality, consumer-focused and flexible courses, as well as learning resources and active learner support. This means that providers of distance education need to reconsider... more...

  • Adult Learners On Campusby H.B. Slotnick; Mary Helen Pelton; Mary Lou Fuller; Lila Tabor

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    The opportunity for a "second chance" is a growing phenomenon. Some members of the Adult Learners Consulting Group, a dozen or so faculty and graduate students at the University of Dakota, who have a general interest in the related processes of learning and teaching, investigated the specific concern about the ways older-than-average students learn... more...

  • Separate But Equal?by Tony Edwards; Carol Fitz-Gibbon; Frank Hardman; Roy Haywood; Nick Meagher

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95

    This book looks in detail at the strong contrasts in the provision traditionally made for 'academically' and 'vocationally' minded students, and looks at differences and similarities in practice. The chapters report evidence of how students on both sides think they have been taught. They also report on how those students prefer to learn, how their... more...

  • Disability in Higher Educationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 19.00

    Access to institutions of higher education is as important for disabled people as it is for non-disabled students, since it can offer them the same opportunities for employment, social inclusion and poverty alleviation. Furthermore, inclusive practices in schools also encourage the need for greater access in higher education. more...