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  • Adult Learning in Modern Societiesby H. P. Blossfeld; E. Kilpi-Jakonen; D. Vono de Vilhena

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    As industrial societies increasingly evolve into knowledge-based economies, the importance of education as a lifelong process is greater than ever. This comprehensive book provides a state-of-the-art analysis of adult learning across the world and within varying institutional contexts. The expert contributors examine the structures of formal and non-formal... more...

  • Sacrifice and Survivalby R. Eric Platt

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 44.95

    Sacrifice and Survival recounts the history and development of Jesuit higher education in the American South. R. Eric Platt examines in Sacrifice and Survival the history and evolution of Jesuit higher education in the American South and hypothesizes that the identity and mission of southern Jesuit colleges and universities may have functioned... more...

  • The Fountain of Knowledgeby Shiri Breznitz

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 60.00

    Today, universities around the world find themselves going beyond the traditional roles of research and teaching to drive the development of local economies through collaborations with industry. At a time when regions with universities are seeking best practices among their peers, Shiri M. Breznitz argues against the notion that one university's successful... more...

  • Engaging Students in Academic Literaciesby Marķa Estela Brisk

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas. Informed by systemic functional linguistics?a theory... more...

  • The Teacher's Introduction to Attachmentby Nicola Marshall; Phil Thomas

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2014; US$ 22.95

    An easy to read, easy to use introduction for teachers and school support staff which gives practical advice on how to help children with attachment difficulties in school. more...

  • ADHDby James McGough

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    This concise paperback summarizes basic and clinical sciences relevant to our understanding of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) with a particular emphasis on history, etiology, phenomenology, neurobiology, assessment, and treatment. Written by an internationally recognized clinician, researcher, and educator, the book ideally targets... more...

  • Underprivileged School Children and the Assault on Dignityby Julia Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    Every day, children living in low-income communities have no choice but to grow up in a climate where they experience multiple unending assaults to their sense of dignity. This volume applies theoretical and historical insights to think through the increasingly undignified realities of life in economically marginalized communities. It includes examples... more...

  • Leading and Managing Indigenous Education in the Postcolonial Worldby Zane Ma Rhea

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book brings together the academic fields of educational leadership, educational administration, strategic change management, and Indigenous education in order to provide a critical, multi-perspective, systems level analysis of the provision of education services to Indigenous people. It draws on a range of theorists across these fields internationally,... more...

  • Supporting Children with Fragile X Syndromeby Hull Learning Services

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 28.95

    Off-the-shelf support containing all the vital information practitioners need to know about Fragile X Syndrome, this book includes: * Definition of Fragile X Syndrome and its educational implications * Ideas on how to improve access to the curriculum * Advice on how to manage support staff * Guidance on coordinating home and school liaison... more...

  • Multilingualism, Literacy and Dyslexiaby Lindsay Peer; Gavin Reid

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This timely book provides: current and informative guidance for practitioners involved in areas of literacy, multilingualism and dyslexia, invaluable advice on assessment and support for bilingual learners and those needing to acquire a modern foreign language, an essential text for staff development in this area, reference to innovative approaches... more...