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Theories of Practice: Raising the Standards of Early Childhood Education

by Carol Garhart Mooney Redleaf Press (November 10, 2014)

A provocative, yet well-intended, call to action for everyone in the early childhood field


Leading the Campaign: Advancing Colleges and Universities

by Michael J. Worth Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 15, 2010)

This book discusses fundamental campaign principles, but is not a how-to guide. Rather, its emphasis lies on the strategic decisions that a campaign requires and on campaign leadership.


Using Computers Games across the Curriculum

by Karen Anderson Bloomsbury Publishing (May 30, 2013)

Everyone learns best when they are enjoying an activity - even adults prefer to learn through play! This book gives a wide range of ideas and practical activities to use computer games as learning tools with...


Cultivating Curious and Creative Minds: The Role of Teachers and Teacher Educators, Part II

by Louise F. Deretchin, Cheryl J. Craig, Dixie K. Keyes & Julia Cote et al. R&L Education (February 16, 2011)

Presents a plethora of approaches to developing human potential in areas not conventionally addressed. Organized in two parts, this international collection of essays provides viable educational alternatives...


Re-visioning Community Colleges: Positioning for Innovation

by Debbie Sydow & Richard L. Alfred Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 27, 2012)

Re-visioning Community Colleges has the foresight into the shape that community colleges will likely take in the future. Their predictions are based on an analysis of the growth and innovation trajectory in...


Agency through Teacher Education: Reflection, Community, and Learning

by Kami Patrizio, Ryan Flessner, Julie Horwitz & Grant Miller et al. R&L Education (December 27, 2012)

Agency through Teacher Education: Reflection, Community, and Learning addresses the ways that agency functions for those involved in twenty-first-century teacher education. This book, commissioned by the Association...


Completing Your Doctoral Dissertation/Master's Thesis in Two Semesters or Less

by Evelyn Hunt Ogden R&L Education (July 28, 1997)

A long-term bestseller, this book is a pragmatic step-by-step guide to completing you dissertation or thesis during two semesters, in fifty workdays or less. It covers advisor and topic selection, proposal development,...


Not Just Getting By: The New Era of Flexible Workforce Development

by Mary L. Gatta & Kevin P. McCabe Lexington Books (December 07, 2005)

Not Just Getting By chronicles groundbreaking thinking and research on new and innovative workforce development initiatives to create flexible and collaborative programs and policies. Author Mary Gatta builds...


Sex in Education

by Edward H. Clarke eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

"Is there any thing better in a State than that both women and men be rendered the very best? There is not." —Plato.

It is idle to say that what is right for man is wrong for woman. Pure reason, abstract right...


Professional Standards for the Superintendency

by John R. Hoyle & The Aasa Commission on Standards for the Superintendency R&L Education (January 01, 1993)

These eight standards combine administrative knowledge with research on performance goals, competencies, and skills in the following areas: leadership and district culture; policy and governance; communications...


Teaching Language Teachers: Scaffolding Professional Learning

by Gabriel Diaz Maggioli R&L Education (October 16, 2012)

Teaching Language Teachers: Scaffolding Professional Learning provides an updated view of as well as a reader-friendly introduction to the field of Teaching Teachers, with special reference to language teaching....


What Works!: Successful Strategies for Middle Childhood Generalists Pursuing National Board Certification

by Bobbie Faulkner R&L Education (November 15, 2012)

WHAT WORKS! will guide Middle Childhood Generalists through the maze of requirements and prompts found in the four portfolio entries and prepare them for the Assessment Center Exercises. This is the go-to resource...


The Ziggurat Model: A Framework for Designing Comprehensive Interventions for High-Functioning Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders, Release 2.0

by Barry Grossman PhD, Ruth Aspy PhD & Gary Mesibov PhD AAPC Publishing (June 29, 2011)

This new edition of The Ziggurat Model has been updated and expanded with the latest research and the Underlying Characteristics Checklist for early intervention (UCC-EI) - backed by a comprehensive case study....


Education for Liberation

by Gerard Robinson & Elizabeth English Smith Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 25, 2019)

Almost 650,000 men and women, approximately the size of the city of Memphis, TN, return home from prison every year. Oftentimes with some pocket change and a bus ticket, they reenter society and struggle to...


Transcending Self and Other Through Akogare [Desire]

by Chisato Nonaka Multilingual Matters (September 26, 2018)

The Japanese concept of akogare has become well known in TESOL-related literature in recent years, usually in the context of interracial sexual desire. In this far-reaching new study of the internationalization...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


Educating Refugee-background Students

by Shawna Shapiro, Raichle Farrelly & Mary Jane Curry Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

This collection of empirical work offers an in-depth exploration of key issues in the education of adolescents and adults with refugee backgrounds residing in North America, Australia and Europe. These studies...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


The Blog & the Journal - Writing About You -

by Cecilia Jr. Tanner Ruksak Books (February 21, 2013)

The BLOG & the JOURNAL explores the fascination of keeping a journal which is the very fascination of life, - its novelty, its unpredictability, its new twists. By expressing yourself in your solitude, you can...


Pivot - Earned, Purposeful, Designed Surprises in Training

by Bruce Jr. Bullock eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

"Pivot" is a proven process for trainers to convert participants into followers.


Serving the New Majority Student

by Eric Malm & Marguerite Weber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 06, 2018)

Much of higher education was originally designed to meet the needs of full time 18-22 year-old students who enter directly from high school. However, the New Majority of our students are older, likely to swirl...


It's Time to Complete Community College

by S. deBoef Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 02, 2018)

Earning a college degree improves health and economic wellbeing. Thus, American taxpayers subsidize a majority of the cost of public colleges. At least half of all college students in the U.S. today attend two-year...


Open Admissions

by Ned Bachus Wild River Consulting & Publishing, LLC (October 22, 2017)

For the children of our elites, attending college is an expected part of late adolescence, an experience for which they have been groomed since birth. First generation or nontraditional students also enroll...


Continual Change Groupwork

by Andrew R King Groupwork Solutions (January 02, 2018)

Groups structure our social world, whether they are families, teams, communities, workplaces or on social media. Due to their underlying structures, groups are continually changing and evolving. To help group...


Academic Transformation

by Eric Malm & Marguerite Weber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 11, 2017)

Much of higher education was originally designed to meet the needs of full time 18-22 year-old students who enter directly from high school. However, the New Majority of our students are older, likely to swirl...


The Malaise of Academic Scholarship

by John J. HAMPTON Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 15, 2017)

“When you are in a hole, stop digging.” The wisdom of Will Rogers, American humorist, seems to be forgotten with respect to scholarly research in the arts, social sciences, business, and education. Why do...


Miguel de Cervantes

by 50MINUTES.Com 50Minutes.com (November 22, 2017)

Keen to learn but short on time? Find out everything you need to know about the life and work of Miguel de Cervantes in just 50 minutes with this straightforward and engaging guide!

Miguel de Cervantes is often...


Learning at the Speed of Light

by John Ebersole & William Patrick Hudson Whitman/ Excelsior College Press (November 01, 2017)

Learning at the Speed of Light is a collection of stories, articles, and interviews by and with pioneers and visionaries across the United States who shared a belief in greater access to higher education.

This...


Assembly Language Coding in Color

by Robert Dunne Gaul Communications (October 30, 2017)

Learning to program in assembly language is an excellent hands-on introduction to computer architecture. However, assembly language has a bad reputation of being difficult to learn. Through the use of complete...


Global Academic Publishing

by Mary Jane Curry & Dr. Theresa Lillis Multilingual Matters (November 01, 2017)

This book reports on the state of academic journal publishing in a range of geolinguistic contexts, including locations where pressures to publish in English have developed more recently than in other parts...


Changing Configurations in Adult Education in Transitional Times

by Bernd Käpplinger & Steffi Robak Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 19, 2014)

Change and transition are prominent buzzwords in the discourse upon adult education. International conferences like the European ESREA triennial research conference 2013 in Berlin focused on these terms. But...


Herbartianism and its Educational Consequences in the Period of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy

by Edvard Protner Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 15, 2014)

Herbartianism is without a doubt one of the most important pedagogic movements of the 19th century. While quoting J. F. Herbart, his followers – Herbartians – built a pedagogic system which strongly marked...


Content and Language Integrated Learning by Interaction

by Rita Kupetz & Carmen Becker Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 25, 2014)

Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) is an established approach to support multilingualism in Europe by teaching various school subjects in an additional language. The practices used, however, vary...


General Education and Language Teaching Methodology

by Karolina Janczukowicz & Mikolaj Rychlo Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 31, 2015)

This book presents a selection of papers on teaching English as a foreign language and the role of language education in human development. As thinking skills rely on language, language education should exceed...


Kompetenz im Studium und in der Arbeitswelt- Competence in Higher Education and the Working Environment

by Georg Spöttl & Frank Musekamp Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (February 02, 2015)

Gute Lehre an Hochschulen hat in den vergangenen Jahren erheblich an Bedeutung gewonnen. Dies gilt angesichts hoher Studienabbruchquoten insbesondere in den Ingenieurswissenschaften. Um die Effekte guter Lehre...


Media and Education in the Digital Age

by Matteo Stocchetti Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 28, 2014)

This book is an invitation to informed and critical participation in the current debate on the role of digital technology in education and a comprehensive introduction to the most relevant issues in this debate....


Intercultural Aspects in Teaching English at Primary Schools

by Eva Reid Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 15, 2014)

Slovak education, including foreign language education, is going through curricular reform. Even though the development of intercultural communicative competences is claimed to be one of the key aims of foreign...


Professionalisation of Adult Educators

by Susanne Lattke & Wolfgang Jütte Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (March 26, 2015)

In many regions of the world, professionalisation in adult and continuing education is brought into the focus of educational policy and research. Various fields of practice are looking for scientifical and political...


Integrating Content and Language in Higher Education

by Robert Wilkinson & Mary Louise Walsh Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 09, 2014)

Higher education has seen dramatic changes in the past quarter of a century, notably in the language used for instruction. Universities worldwide are increasingly switching to English enabling them to attract...


Higher Education Reform: Looking Back – Looking Forward

by Pavel Zgaga, Ulrich Teichler, Hans G. Schuetze & Andrä Wolter Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 30, 2015)

The central focus of this book is the concept of higher education reform in the light of an international and global comparative perspective. After decades of far-reaching reform, higher education around the...


History as Knowledge

by Niklas Ammert Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 31, 2015)

What do you know when you know something about history? What is important to know and how do you learn? Adolescents encounter history everywhere: at school, in the family, in media and society. But how do adolescents...


The Capability Approach and Early Childhood Education Curricula

by Antoanneta Potsi Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 22, 2016)

This book explores the Capability Approach (CA) as an alternative critical lens through which to regard early childhood education (ECE) curricula. The CA framework is a counter narrative to the narrow instrumentalism...


Constructionist Experiential Learner-Enhanced Teaching in English for Academic Purposes

by Dietmar Tatzl Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (December 11, 2015)

This book offers a macrostrategy for teaching English as a foreign language to students in tertiary degree programmes. This teaching strategy has been developed from various methodological currents in higher...


Further Training for Older Workers: A Solution for an Ageing Labour Force?

by Hilal Zboralski-Avidan Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (November 03, 2015)

Due to changes in retirement and employment policies the participation of older workers in the German labour force has been increasing in the recent decade. Using data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (SOEP),...


Tradition and Innovation in Education

by Edgar Krull, Airi Liimets, Marika Veisson & Pertti Kansanen Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 18, 2015)

«Tradition and Innovation in Education» presents a number of articles that deal with topics as varied as outdoor education in Estonian kindergartens, student teacher lesson analysis skills, activities that...


The Practice of Knowing and Knowing in Practices

by Bengt Molander Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (September 25, 2015)

This book is a philosophical analysis of knowledge in practices, focused on knowing how, tacit knowledge and expert knowledge. Knowing in action is the key concept. It covers understanding, well-functioning...


The impact of socio-cultural learning tasks on students’ foreign grammatical language awareness

by Heike Niesen Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (July 31, 2015)

The book introduces an innovative way of teaching grammatical language awareness via socio-cultural learning tasks (SCLTs). It takes a close look at task-supported teaching/learning and socio-cultural learning...


Cultures of Program Planning in Adult Education

by Steffi Robak, Marion Fleige, Aiga von Hippel & Wiltrud Gieseke et al. Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (May 19, 2017)

This book is a unique approach in relating mutually international and comparative research from scholars on program planning for adults. Program planning is about needs, finding topics, making offers and bundling...


Adult Learning and Education in International Contexts: Future Challenges for its Professionalization

by Regina Egetenmeyer, Sabine Schmidt-Lauff & Vanna Boffo Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (April 28, 2017)

This volume analyses adult education and lifelong learning as international phenomena, which have a strong influence on professionals working in this field. Based on the 2016 Würzburg Winter School, the book...


Handbook for Foreign Language Learning in Online Tandems and Educational Settings

by Hermann Funk, Manja Gerlach & Dorothea Spaniel-Weise Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissen (June 14, 2017)

This book is about foreign language learning in non-formal Online Tandems. The collected papers by contributors who have expertise in the field of Language Pedagogy and Foreign Language Acquisition gather information...