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  • Universities and Innovation Economiesby Peter Murphy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    Universities and Innovation Economies examines the rise and fall of the mass university and post-industrial society, considering how we might revitalize economic and intellectual creativity. Looking to a much more inventive social and economic paradigm to drive long-term growth, the author argues for a smaller, leaner, more effective university model... more...

  • Who's Afraid of Academic Freedom?by Akeel Bilgrami; Jonathan R. Cole

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    In these seventeen essays, distinguished senior scholars discuss the conceptual issues surrounding the idea of freedom of inquiry and scrutinize a variety of obstacles to such inquiry that they have encountered in their personal and professional experience. Their discussion of threats to freedom traverses a wide disciplinary and institutional, political... more...

  • Poverty Is NOT a Learning Disabilityby Tish Howard; Sandy Grogan Dresser; Dennis R. Dunklee

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 17.95

    Children of low socioeconomic status often enter school with poor skills, leading them to be misidentified as learning disabled. Educators in Grades K?12 can allocate resources for special education services more effectively and meet the needs of low SES students by preventing students from being placed in the wrong program and by providing readiness... more...

  • 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...

  • The Principal's Guide to Afterschool Programs K8by Anne Turnbaugh

    Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    Build a strong afterschool program that increases learning while incorporating standards! Research shows that participation in structured afterschool programs holds huge benefits for children?s academic and social development. But how can school principals create programs that help maximize student proficiency? This book holds the answers. Based... more...

  • The Path to a Larger Lifeby Prichard Committee

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 20.00

    In the spring of 1989, the Kentucky Supreme Court declared the state's entire system of common schools to be unconstitutional-an epochal decision that will have enormous impact on the future of the commonwealth and its citizens. In the wake of that decision, educational leaders, legislators, and concerned citizens struggle to define Kentucky's educational... 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...

  • Transdisciplinary Professional Learning and Practiceby Paul Gibbs

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 129.00

    This book presents thinking about and through transdisciplinary and professional development as an educative process. Rather than focusing on the delineation of the approaches offered, an analysis of these contributions points to commonality in those problems that benefit from a transdisciplinary perspective. The core elements of transdisciplinarity... more...

  • Racial Battle Fatigue in Higher Educationby Kenneth Fasching-Varner; Katrice A. Albert; Roland W. Mitchell; Chaunda Allen; William A. Smith

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Racial Battle Fatigue is described as the physical and psychological toll taken due to constant and unceasing discrimination, microagressions, and stereotype threat. This edited volume looks at RBF from the perspectives of graduate students, middle level academics, and chief diversity officers at major institutions of learning. more...