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  • Disabled Students in Higher Educationby Sheila Riddell; Teresa Tinklin; Alastair Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 60.95

    As wider access to higher education becomes a top priority for governments in the UK and around the world, this ground-breaking piece of work raises the challenging questions that policy-makers, vice-chancellors and government officials are reluctant to ask. A highly qualified team of authors have closely analyzed rates of participation and the... more...

  • Staff Development in Open and Flexible Educationby Colin Latchem; Fred Lockwood

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 72.95

    As institutions and organisations around the world move to more open and flexible delivery of educational and training programmes, there is increasing need for effective forms of staff development to encourage and support change. Staff development is not only critical in helping teachers and trainers acquire and improve their knowledge and skills in... more...

  • Supporting Lifelong Learningby Julia Clarke; Ann Hanson; Roger Harrison; Fiona Reeve

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 60.95

    This Open University Reader examines the practices of learning and teaching which have been developed to support lifelong learning, and the understanding and assumptions which underpin them. The selection of texts trace the widening scope of academic understanding of learning and teaching, and considers the implications for those who develop programmes... more...

  • Supporting Lifelong Learningby Marion Cartwright; Richard Edwards; Fiona Reeve

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 60.95

    This Reader examines the ways in which learning is organized in a diverse range of lifelong learning environments. If we are to harness the full potential of this learning, the structures of organizations and providers will have to change. The book also examines the shift away from the perception of formal institutions as the sole providers of education... more...

  • Oranges and Lemonsby Wendy Wallace

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 41.95

    This warts-and-all look inside an inner city primary school is an intimate and charming account of how people at Edith Neville primary school approach issues that face urban schools everywhere. The author's insightful journalistic eye focuses on how individuals cope with government initiatives, the needs of the pupils and the community at large. ... more...

  • Migrant Educationby Judith A. Gouwens

    ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 45.00

    What are the unique problems of providing schooling for a population on the move? This book describes the demographics of migrant workers and probes the attendant economic, political, sociological and language issues. more...

  • Urban Educationby Dale E Adams

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This work takes a comprehensive look at urban schools using history as a lens for coming to grips with social, political, legal, and economic realities reflected in the American urban education system. It covers inadequate funding, student poverty, and ethnic schisms in the classroom. more...

  • Dyslexia, Speech and Languageby Margaret J. Snowling; Joy Stackhouse

    Wiley 2013; US$ 63.95 US$ 55.42

    This authoritative handbook presents current ideas on the relationship between spoken and written language difficulties. It provides clinical and educational perspectives on the assessment and management of children's reading and spelling problems. The book begins with a theoretical overview. The second edition continues the theme of linking theory... more...

  • 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...

  • 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 and informal and community learning. Drawing upon international research, the book examines how these strands of research can contribute to each other. ... more...