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  • Distance Education Technologies in Asiaby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 65.00

    This book is a unique collation of the results of studies of educational technologies across an extensive network of Asian countries. It also provides a useful snapshot of Distance Education's (DE) development in Asia in the early years of the 21st century. The surveys reported cover different DE contexts, methodologies, and levels of generalisability,... 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 and Usby Susie Agnew; Jackie Stewart; Steve Redgrave

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99

    What do a member of the royal family, Olympic rowing champion, comedienne, retired construction worker, a job seeker, a parent, a prisoner and a vet have in common? They are among the many people who have shared their personal stories about what dyslexia means to them. Not every contributor is dyslexic but they have all been sufficiently affected by... 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 Education and Care of Children with Severe, Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilitiesby Richard Aird

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This is a practical guide to managing the whole curriculum for children with severe learning difficulties (SLD). Crucial guidance and effective strategies are provided on how to reconcile the rights, needs and aspirations of such children in light of recent national trends and QCA guidelines. more...

  • Statistical Modeling of the National Assessment of Educational Progressby Murray Aitkin; Irit Aitkin

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 129.00

    This book details a fully integrated model that incorporates both the survey design and the psychometric model by extending the traditional psychometric model form to accommodate the design structure while allowing for student, teacher, and school covariates. more...

  • Making the Moveby Haitham Al-Ghani; Kay Al-Ghani; Lynda Kenward

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 42.95

    This book provides guidance for schools and parents on how to make the transfer from primary to secondary as easy as possible for children with ASDs. It advocates the need for scrupulous preparation of transfer arrangements because children with ASDs struggle to predict the outcome of any new situation. more...

  • Managing Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder in the Inclusive Classroomby John Alban-Metcalfe; Juliette Alban-Metcalfe

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95

    This book provides commonsense information and insights into the condition, and considers the: · key features of AD/HD and which warning signs to watch out for · educational implications for children diagnosed · pros and cons of using medication · case studies which demonstrate the successful and effective inclusion of children with AD/HD into mainstream... more...

  • Public or Private Education?by Richard Aldrich

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 68.95

    This collection of essays, edited by the distinguished historian of education Richard Aldrich, examines past, present and future relationships between the private and public dimensions of knowledge and education. Following the introduction, it is divided into three sections: * key themes and turning points in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth... more...

  • Tough Times for Adult Learnersby Fiona Aldridge; Alan Tuckett

    NIACE 2011; US$ 14.15

    The key message of the annual NIACE Survey on Adult Participation for 2011 is that recession is bad for lifelong learning for anyone over the age of 25. The survey highlights the central importance of workplaces as sites of adult learning ? and of the challenges posed to a learning society when opportunities to learn reduce. more...