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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Adult Learners On Campusby H.B. Slotnick; Mary Helen Pelton; Mary Lou Fuller; Lila Tabor

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    The opportunity for a "second chance" is a growing phenomenon. Some members of the Adult Learners Consulting Group, a dozen or so faculty and graduate students at the University of Dakota, who have a general interest in the related processes of learning and teaching, investigated the specific concern about the ways older-than-average students learn... more...

  • Separate But Equal?by Tony Edwards; Carol Fitz-Gibbon; Frank Hardman; Roy Haywood; Nick Meagher

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 66.95

    This book looks in detail at the strong contrasts in the provision traditionally made for 'academically' and 'vocationally' minded students, and looks at differences and similarities in practice. The chapters report evidence of how students on both sides think they have been taught. They also report on how those students prefer to learn, how their... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • An International Dictionary of Adult and Continuing Educationby Peter Jarvis

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95

    Containing over 5000 essential references to people, organisations, words and concepts in the field of adult education, this thorough and comprehensive volume represents the standard reference for anyone seeking information on the education of adults. more...

  • Including the Gifted and Talentedby Chris Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 57.95

    This single volume presents the views of experts from the field which challenge the assumption that educational inclusion relates only to those pupils with learning difficulties. In this book, the authors examine the extent to which a truly inclusive context can provide a challenging environment for gifted and talented pupils. Key issues explored... more...