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  • Rethinking Learner Support in Distance Educationby Roger Mills; Alan Tait

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 63.95

    Distance learning is becoming an increasingly popular way of studying, and most universities now provide courses using these methods. Today's students, though, are demanding high quality, consumer-focused and flexible courses, as well as learning resources and active learner support. This means that providers of distance education need to reconsider... 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...

  • NABE Review of Research and Practiceby Virginia Gonzalez; Josefina Tinajero

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 46.95

    The National Association of Bilingual Education (NABE) published electronic issues of Volumes 1 and 2 of the NABE Journal of Research and Practice to offer archival records of 2002 and 2003 NABE conferences presentations. Beginning with Volume 3, the title of the publication is changed to NABE Review of Research and Practice and is published by... 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...

  • 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...

  • The Open Classroomby Jo Bradley

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 73.95

    The 'e-revolution' that has swept the higher and further education sector over the last decade is now starting to make a real impact in school level teaching and learning around the world. There is a rapidly growing interest in, and demand for open and distance learning solutions for schools, not only in terms of improving access (for example, for... 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...