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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Online Teaching In Education, Health and Human Serviceby Magy Martin; Don Martin

    Charles C Thomas 2014; US$ 29.95

    The critical success of online instructors is their ability to engage students in the learning process. With this expertise, the online experience is extremely effective. The goal of this book is to help faculty understand the processes of teaching online and learning to be student-centered, which are the first steps toward becoming a successful online... more...

  • Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Readby Julie A. Hadwin; Patricia Howlin; Simon Baron-Cohen

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.95

    This workbook expands upon the authors? Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide to present the most effective approaches, strategies, and practical guidelines to help alleviate social and communication problems in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Complements the best-selling Teaching Children with Autism to... more...

  • Educating the Urban Raceby Ericka J. Fisher

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    This complex case study of an urban American high school offers an in-depth look at race, socioeconomic status, and interpersonal relationships. Unique in its use of historical, quantitative, and qualitative data, as well as theory, it will serve as an excellent source linking theory and practice in both education and sociology courses. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 58.95

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles? pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the 1970s. The resulting principles of a self-directed,... more...

  • Black Oxfordby Pamela Roberts

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 9.49

    Oxford University has attracted and produced many of the world's most original thinkers over the centuries. It boasts heads of states, academics, writers, actors, scientists, philosophers and many other luminaries among its alumni. On any tour of the University and colleges famous ex-students Tony Blair, Bill Clinton, Margaret Thatcher to name... more...