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- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95
This book draws from the real-life experiences and perceptions of teachers in secondary and primary schools, and documents their ideas on how they define their job, the difficulties they face in the classroom and the support they need. Different approaches to teacher support are considered and the book includes an in-depth case study of a school that... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
This volume provides a unique insight into current understanding of a range of issues central to any analysis and evaluation of market-like systems in schooling, including: * Diversity and hierarchy amongst schools * Parental criteria for choosing schools * The differential impact on advantaged and disadvantaged families * National and international... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 42.00
OECD countries are increasingly referred to as "network societies". This brings to the fore questions about educational networks: to what extent can they replace cumbersome bureaucracies as forms of management and as sources of innovation and professionalism? Some, such as Professor Michael Barber in this volume, predict the demise of large, slow-changing public... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 69.95
This book offers a unique record of the realities of parental choice and competitive pressures on schools. On the basis of research involving thousands of parents and eleven secondary schools monitored over several years, it sets out: * empirical findings on parents' preferences and experience of choice, how schools respond to competitive pressures,... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 199.00
Recent rapid improvements in technology and the increasing bandwidth of Internet access in most parts of the world have led to an increasing popularity of synchronous solutions for instruction. But real-time instant interaction and possibility of non-verbal information transfer has led to a change in paradigm of how e-learning is being envisaged in... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 47.00
This book identifies five features that must be present in all research and provides clear and accessible guidelines for teachers to meet these requirement in studies designed to enhance their vocation as educators. It is written in a clear and accessible manner and engages with key issues integral to all kinds of research. Suitable for upper-level... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2005; US$ 44.00
Through an exploration of how international students re-examine their beliefs and research practices during their study in the UK, this book challenges the assumptions of those engaged in educational research. It addresses questions such as: How do our teaching and learning experiences shape our approach to educational research? and many more. more...
- ASCD 2007; US$ 23.95
A co-author of Classroom Instruction That Works presents a synthesis of best practices for instruction and shows teachers how making the right adjustments in curriculum, planning and delivery, assessment, and record keeping and reporting can significantly improve student learning. more...