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  • Learning Cities, Learning Regions, Learning Communitiesby Norman Longworth

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 60.95

    This book explores the mental and social landscape of the city of today and tomorrow; the way in which people think, interact, work together, learn and live with and among each other.áWritten to address the urgent need for a guide to the principles and practices of lifelong learning, the topics covered include: an introduction to the idea of learning... 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...

  • Learning Outside the Academyby Richard Edwards; Jim Gallacher; Susan Whittaker

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    This book weaves together different strands of research in the area of lifelong learning that concentrates particularly on learning in alternative settings and ways, such experiential learning andáinformal and community learning. Drawing upon international research, the bookáexamines how these strands of research can contribute to each other. ... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Second generation e-learningby Drew Davidson

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    This special issue of On the Horizon focuses on strategies for applying games, simulations and interactive experiences in learning contexts. A facet of this issue is the interactive and collaborative method in which it was created. Instead of separated individual articles, the authors and editors have orchestrated the articles together, reading and... more...