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  • Distance Education Technologies in Asiaby

    SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 65.00

    This book is a unique collation of the results of studies of educational technologies across an extensive network of Asian countries. It also provides a useful snapshot of Distance Education's (DE)ádevelopment in Asia in the early years of the 21st century. The surveys reported cover different DE contexts, methodologies, and levels of generalisability,... more...

  • Decolonizing Philosophies of Educationby Ali A. Abdi

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 38.11

    Philosophy of education basically deals with learning issues that attempt to explain or answer what we describe as the major questions of its domains, i.e., what education is needed, why such education, and how would societies undertake and achieve such learning possibilities. In different temporal and spatial intersections of people?s lives, the design... more...

  • Learning to Failby Fran Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 41.95

    During a decade of relative prosperity from the mid-1990s onward, governments across the developed world failed to crack one major issue ? youth unemployment. Even when economic growth was strong, one young person in 10 in the United Kingdom was neither working nor learning. As the boom ended, the number of young people dropping out after leaving... more...

  • Solving the Dynamic Complexity Dilemmaby Nabil Abu el Ata; Maurice J. Perks

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 92.53

    This book enhances technology for dynamic complexity and business optimal control, allowing for fast and reliable impact determination. It adds a new dimension to risk management that deals with the change in behavior of cost, quality and efficiency. more...

  • Urban Educationby Dale E Adams

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 45.00

    This work takes a comprehensive look at urban schools using history as a lens for coming to grips with social, political, legal, and economic realities reflected in the American urban education system. It covers inadequate funding, student poverty, and ethnic schisms in the classroom. more...

  • Global Migration and Educationby Leah Adams; Anna Kirova

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.95

    Global Migration and Education makes a notable contribution to understanding the issues faced by immigrant children, their parents, and educators as they interact in school settings, and to identifying the common challenges to, and successes in, educational institutions worldwide as they cope with these issues. Global in scope, there are chapters... more...

  • Language Minority Students in American Schoolsby H. D. Adamson

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    This book addresses questions of language education in the United States, focusing on how to teach the 3.5 million students in American public schools who do not speak English as a native language. These students are at the center of a national debate about the right relationship among ESL, bilingual, and mainstream classes. Bilingual education has... more...

  • Making Decisions About Diverse Learnersby Fern Aefsky

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    This book is for building level administrators who work with students (and their families) who have been classified as educationally disabled. It provides practical information about programming options, ranging from self-contained special education classes to inclusive classrooms. It also contains activities, worksheets, and report templates to assist... more...

  • Dyslexia and Usby Susie Agnew; Jackie Stewart; Steve Redgrave

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 4.99

    What do a member of the royal family, Olympic rowing champion, comedienne, retired construction worker, a job seeker, a parent, a prisoner and a vet have in common? They are among the many people who have shared their personal stories about what dyslexia means to them. Not every contributor is dyslexic but they have all been sufficiently affected by... more...

  • Improving Urban Schoolsby Mel Ainscow; Mel West

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00

    The improvement of urban schools is one of the major challenges facing practitioners and policy-makers today. Issues related to poverty create particular difficulties in urban schools, and the emphasis on market-led improvement strategies has tended to add to these challenges. In addition, strategies for `raising standards┐, as measured by aggregate... more...