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  • 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...

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 61.95

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults. more...

  • Student Retention in Online, Open and Distance Learningby Ormond Simpson

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Student retention has become a key issue for all further and higher education institutions and is a major concern among those involved in online learning courses where retention rates are often even poorer than those for traditional campus-based courses. There is increasing recognition that student retention is the responsibility of the actual institutions... more...

  • Planning and Management in Distance Educationby Santosh Panda

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 72.95

    Online distance education and training is being adopted throughout the world as a cost-effective, flexible answer to widening access for all. This enthusiasm has led to many initiatives and policies from governments to encourage online learning at international, national, regional and institutional levels. Also, changes in distance learning continue... more...

  • Educating Children with Fragile X Syndromeby Denise Dew-Hughes

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 64.95

    What is Fragile X? The most common inherited cause of learning difficulties, affecting a child's ability to tackle key areas such as literacy and numeracy, and causing behaviour problems and social anxiety. What can teachers do to help children with Fragile X become more effective learners? This definitive text will provide essential support and... more...

  • 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...

  • International Developments in E-learningby Graeme Martin; Thomas Clarke

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    We were very pleased to be asked to edit this special issue of the Journal on the topic of International Developments in e-Learning, which has become one of the most widely discussed issues in education and training. E-learning is forecast to be one of the most important developments in transforming the landscape of education and training over the... more...