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  • Living with Moral Disagreementby Michele S. Moses

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 25.00

    How to handle affirmative action is one of the most intractable policy problems of our era, touching on controversial issues such as race-consciousness and social justice. Much has been written both for and against affirmative action policies?especially within the realm of educational opportunity. In this book, philosopher Michele S. Moses offers... more...

  • The Strange Childby Andrea Arai

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 25.95

    The Strange Child examines how the Japanese financial crisis of the 1990s gave rise to "the child problem," a powerful discourse of social anxiety that refocused concerns about precarious economic futures and shifting ideologies of national identity onto the young. Andrea Gevurtz Arai's ethnography details the different forms of social and cultural... more...

  • New Developments in Science and Technology Educationby Martin Riopel; Zacharoula Smyrnaiou

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 94.71

    This book explores the beneficial impact of pedagogically updated practices and approaches in the teaching of science concepts as well as elaborates on future challenges and emerging issues that address Science and Technology Education. By pointing out new research directions it informs educational practices and bridges the gap between research and... more...

  • Computer Aided Virtual Manufacturing Using Creo Parametricby Paul Obiora Kanife

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 87.09

    Providing a step-by-step guide for the implementation of virtual manufacturing using Creo Parametric software (formerly known as Pro-Engineer), this book creates an engaging and interactive learning experience for manufacturing engineering students. Featuring graphic illustrations of simulation processes and operations, and written in accessible... more...

  • Sustainable Designby Tomayess Issa; Pedro Isaias

    Springer London 2015; US$ 46.80

    This book is concerned with the importance of Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Usability, user participants, and Sustainability in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry throughout the world. ICT has become a crucial instrument for communication, entertainment, commerce and research and this increased usage is presenting new environmental... more...

  • Informationspsychologieby Roland Mangold

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2015; US$ 18.29

    Mit dem informationspsychologischen Wissen über die Prinzipien des menschlichen Umgangs mit Informationsmedien können mediale Informationsangebote so gestaltet werden, dass sie auf die Bedürfnisse und Eigenheiten der Nutzer zugeschnitten sind. Dieses Buch bietet Ihnen wissenschaftlich fundierte Erkenntnisse zur Wahrnehmung, zum Verstehen und zum... more...

  • Sexual Harassment in Education and Work Settings: Current Research and Best Practices for Preventionby Michele Paludi; Jennifer Martin; James Gruber; Susan Fineran

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 73.00

    Based on an idea conceived at a conference for the International Coalition of Sexual Harassment, this book offers up-to-date information about sexual harassment and other forms of sexual misconduct in academic and workplace settings, as well as legal and guidance updates and best practices that discuss prevention methods. The chapters are written... more...

  • American Educationby Joel Spring

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Joel Spring?s American Education introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to the profession of teaching in the United States. In his signature straightforward and concise approach to describing complex issues, Spring illuminates events and topics and that are often overlooked or whitewashed,... more...

  • Integrating Mindfulness into Anti-Oppression Pedagogyby Beth Berila

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Drawing from mindfulness education and social justice teaching, this book explores an anti-oppressive pedagogy for university and college classrooms. Authentic classroom discussions about oppression and diversity can be difficult; a mindful approach allows students to explore their experiences with compassion and to engage in critical inquiry to... more...

  • Tap, Click, Readby Lisa Guernsey; Michael H. Levine

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 14.97

    A guide to promoting literacy in the digital age With young children gaining access to a dizzying array of games, videos, and other digital media, will they ever learn to read? The answer is yes—if they are surrounded by adults who know how to help and if they are introduced to media designed to promote literacy, instead of undermining it.... more...