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  • Moderate Learning Difficulties and the Future of Inclusionby Narcie Kelly; Brahm Norwich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    Children with mild to moderate learning difficulties (MLD) make up the largest sub-group of children requiring special educational needs, and yet they are often neglected in terms of research and in their influence on future Government policies. This book, based on a Nuffield Foundation research project, considers the perspectives of children with... more...

  • Adult Education and the Postmodern Challengeby Ian Bryant; Rennie Johnston; Robin Usher

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 60.95

    This book offers some suggestions as to ways forward from this dilemma. Drawing on the new intellectual frameworks of critical pedagogy, feminism and postmodernism and their impact upon educational theory, practice and research, the book focuses on the changing contexts of adult education. By building on the notion of going beyond the limits of certain... more...

  • Teaching Children with Dyslexiaby Philomena Ott

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 67.95

    Teaching Children with Dyslexia is essential reading for any teacher, Special Educational Needs Co-ordinator or teaching assistant who wants an insider's account of what dealing successfully with dyslexia entails. Written by one of the most well-regarded practitioners in the field with over twenty-five years' experience, this book is packed full with... more...

  • Day-to-Day Dyslexia in the Classroomby Rody Politt; Joy Pollock; Elisabeth Waller

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 43.95

    Dyslexia cuts across class, age and intelligence. All schools will have pupils with dyslexia and teachers of children of all ages need to be aware of the teaching methods and approaches which are most effective with these children. This fully revised and updated edition of a classic text offers invaluable advice to teachers on how they can recognize... more...

  • British Private Schoolsby Geoffrey Walford

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 65.95

    British private schools are a continuing topic of fascination for many. In particular, the leading so-called public schools have long been subjected both to criticism for their elitism and praise for their academic success. Traditionally, Conservative governments have strongly supported the private sector through special funding such as the Assisted... more...

  • Immigrants, Schooling and Social Mobilityby Hans Vermeulen; Joel Perlmann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 56.00

    Immigrants, Schooling and Social Mobility confronts a central issue in the study of immigration and ethnicity - the opposition between culture and structure - and presents a collection of essays that transcend simplistic either/or approaches to this issue. The contributors explore educational and economic mobility of immigrant groups in Europe and... more...

  • International Developments in E-learningby Graeme Martin; Thomas Clarke

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    We were very pleased to be asked to edit this special issue of the Journal on the topic of International Developments in e-Learning, which has become one of the most widely discussed issues in education and training. E-learning is forecast to be one of the most important developments in transforming the landscape of education and training over the... more...

  • Disability in Higher Educationby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 19.00

    Access to institutions of higher education is as important for disabled people as it is for non-disabled students, since it can offer them the same opportunities for employment, social inclusion and poverty alleviation. Furthermore, inclusive practices in schools also encourage the need for greater access in higher education. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    This much acclaimed text has been fully updated to incorporate the latest advances in the field. As leading authorities on adult education and training, Elwood Holton and Dick Swanson have revised this edition building on the work of the late Malcolm Knolwes. Keeping to the practical format of the last edition, this book is divided into three parts.... more...

  • Bilingual Education in South Americaby Anne-Marie de Mejia

    Multilingual Matters 2005; US$ 59.95

    Ten academics from South America and the U.S. contribute nine chapters examining bilingual education and bilingualism in three Andean countries--Peru, Ecuador, and Colombia--and three "Southern Cone" nations--Brazil, Argentina, and Paraguay. The authors discuss the debates on bilingual education involving international languages--English, French, S more...