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  • The Essential Manual for Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in the Classroomby Kathy Hoopmann; Rebecca Houkamau

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2015; US$ 22.95

    Perfect for time-poor teachers, Kathy Hoopmann's essential handbook is an easy-to-navigate resource that promotes a positive learning environment in which students with Asperger syndrome (ASD) can thrive. Kathy's unique ability to explain the ASD mind-set shines through as her concise descriptions reveal how to recognise and develop the child's... more...

  • Highlanderby John M. Glen

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    and racial justice during a critical era in southern and Appalachian history. This volume is the first comprehensive examination of that extraordinary -- and often controversial -- institution. Founded in 1932 by Myles Horton and Don West near Monteagle, Tennessee, this adult education center was both a vital resource for southern radicals and a... more...

  • Creating Courses for Adultsby Ralf St. Clair

    Wiley 2015; US$ 38.00

    Become an effective adult educator by approaching teaching systematically As the author describes at the beginning of Creating Courses for Adults, "The big idea of this book is that education for adults has to be designed." Whether in basic skills training, English language classes, professional development workshops, personal interest courses,... more...

  • Online Teaching In Education, Health and Human Serviceby Magy Martin; Don Martin

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 29.95

    The critical success of online instructors is their ability to engage students in the learning process. With this expertise, the online experience is extremely effective. The goal of this book is to help faculty understand the processes of teaching online and learning to be student-centered, which are the first steps toward becoming a successful online... more...

  • Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Readby Julie A. Hadwin; Patricia Howlin; Simon Baron-Cohen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    This workbook expands upon the authors? Teaching Children withAutism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide to present the mosteffective approaches, strategies, and practical guidelines to helpalleviate social and communication problems in individuals withAutism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Complements the best-selling Teaching Children with Autismto Mind-Read:... more...

  • Educating the Urban Raceby Ericka J. Fisher

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    This complex case study of an urban American high school offers an in-depth look at race, socioeconomic status, and interpersonal relationships. Unique in its use of historical, quantitative, and qualitative data, as well as theory, it will serve as an excellent source linking theory and practice in both education and sociology courses. more...

  • The Adult Learnerby Malcolm S. Knowles; Elwood F. Holton III; Richard A. Swanson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles?s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed,... more...

  • Les nouveaux dans les écoles ? Comment aborder des situations de plus en plus complexes ?by Marie J. Myers

    Frank & Timme 2014; US$ 37.94

    L?ouvrage explore dans la continuité des problèmes dûs à la mouvance en milieu scolaire canadien. Il convient autant aux chercheurs et politiques qu?aux praticiens. On présente les nouvelles mesures ministérielles ontariennes pour accommoder les nouveaux. Puis, on traite des détails relatifs aux aspects culturels impliqués. La contextualisation des... more...

  • ADHS in Schule und Unterrichtby Jan Frölich; Manfred Döpfner; Tobias Banaschewski; Andreas Gold; Cornelia Rosebrock; Rose Vogel; Renate Valtin

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 18.96

    Viele Studien haben mit genetischen, neurobiologischen und -psychologischen Befunden zum besseren Verständnis von ADHS beigetragen. Doch es fehlt nach wie vor an theoriegeleiteten Interventionen, die es Lehrern und Therapeuten ermöglichen, aus einer Kenntnis der neurobiologischen Ursachen heraus effektive pädagogische und didaktische Maßnahmen abzuleiten.... more...

  • Adult Literacy and American Identityby Samantha NeCamp

    Southern Illinois University Press 2014; US$ 40.00

    The release of U.S. census data in 1910 sparked rhetoric declaring the nation had a literacy crisis and proclaiming illiterate citizens a threat to democratic life. While newspaper editors, industrialists, and officials in the federal government frequently placed the blame on newly arrived immigrants, a smaller but no less vocal group of rural educators... more...