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Developing Generic Support for Doctoral Students: Practice and pedagogy

by Susan Carter & Deborah Laurs

This multidisciplinary, multi-voiced book looks at the practice and pedagogy of generic, across-campus support for doctoral students. With a global imperative for increased doctoral completions, universities...


Psychopathology at School: Theorizing mental disorders in education

by Valerie Harwood & Julie Allan

Psychopathology at School provides a timely response to concerns about the rising numbers of children whose behaviour is recognised and understood as a medicalised condition, rather than simply as poor behaviour...


The State of the College Union: Contemporary Issues and Trends: New Directions for Student Services, Number 145

by Yakaboski & Danielle M. De Sawal

The college union is the living room and community center for students, faculty, staff, alumni, and visitors, and serves as a learning laboratory for students through employment, engagement, and leadership opportunities....


The Pain Of Reason

by Trevor Karsdale

A PHILOSOPHICAL ESSAY FOR ATHEISTS: THE NEEDINESS OF CHRISTIANITY AND THE HUMAN CONDITION For what is not heard, still must be said. This essay is meant only for the few, while the majority of the whole of society...


McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Verbal and Writing

by Kathy Zahler

Be ready for the verbal and writing sections of the GRE General Test. "McGraw-Hill's Conquering GRE Verbal and Writing" offers you intensive review for every kind of verbal question on the GRE, and a well as...


The Unschooled Mind: How Children Think and How Schools Should Teach

by Howard Gardner

Merging cognitive science with educational agenda, Gardner makes an eloquent case for restructuring our schools by showing just how ill-suited our minds and natural patterns of learning are to the prevailing...


Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences

by Howard Gardner

First published in 1983 and now available with a new introduction by the author, Gardner's trailblazing book revolutionized the worlds of education and psychology by positing that rather than a single type of...


"Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning: An Afrocentric Culturally Informed Praxis

by Joyce E. King & Ellen E. Swartz

What kind of social studies knowledge can stimulate a critical and ethical dialog with the past and present? "Re-Membering" History in Student and Teacher Learning answers this question by explaining and illustrating...


Reforms in Islamic Education: International Perspectives

by Charlene Tan

In recent times, there has been intense global interest on and scrutiny of Islamic education. In reforming Islamic schools, what are the key actions initiated and are they contested or negotiated by and among...


The Implementation of Inclusive Education in Beijing: Exorcizing the Haunting Specter of Meritocracy

by Kai Yu

The Chinese educational experience illustrates a vacillation between a socialist egalitarian belief and a liberal cost-effective development model. The apex of China’s education system has become a privileged...


Burning Cash: How Costly Public School Failures Have Charred the American Dream

by Justin A. Collins

By reliably quantifying the nature of student engagement at the classroom level, teachers and administrators are supplied a powerfully telling barometer by which to gauge educational quality. Also left at educational...


Story Power: Breathing Life into History

by Elizabeth Cervini Manvell

When students hear something interesting, something they connect to personally, they pay attention and want to know more. The stories in primary materials - a diary, letter, census record, photograph, official...


Passing the 11+ with Nlp - Nlp Strategies for Supporting Youpassing the 11+ with Nlp - Nlp Strategies for Supporting Your 11 Plus Student R 11 Plus St

by Judy Bartkowiak

The 11+ process is lengthy and tortuous for the children taking the exam and you their parents and teachers. How can we ease the pressure on everyone involved and give our children the very best chance of success?...


Education in Modern China

by R.F. Price

First published in 1970 this re-issues the revised edition of 1979.

This book examines the part played both by tradition and by the Cultural Revolution in the educational system of twentieth century China and...


Community-Based Ethnography: Breaking Traditional Boundaries of Research, Teaching, and Learning

by Ernest T. Stringer, Mary Frances Agnello & Sheila Conant Baldwin

Co-written by a professor and 10 students, this book explores their attempts to come to grips with fundamental issues related to writing narrative accounts purporting to represent aspects of people's lives....


McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Math: McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Math

by Robert Moyer

Be ready for the mathematics sections of the GRE General Test--scheduled to be revised in August 2011

McGraw-Hill's Conquering the New GRE Math offers you intensive review for every kind of GRE math question....


Interpretive Ethnography of Education at Home and Abroad

by Louise Spindler

This ambitious and unique volume sets a standard of excellence for research in educational ethnography. The interpretive studies brought together in this volume are outstanding discipline-based analyses of education...


Knowledge of the higher worlds and its attainment

by Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Steiner’s thought is central in world culture of the past century and has contributed to the growth of humanity through a very particular path. His studies have embraced theosophy, anthroposophy and...


Everybody Present: Mindfulness in Education

by Nikolaj Flor Rotne & Didde Flor Rotne

Everybody Present seeks to create a new kind of culture in our schools: one that counters stress and facilitates learning. It reframes the student-teacher relationship, showing teachers how to supplant antagonism...


Confucianism: A Modern Interpretation

by Chi Yun Chang & Orient Lee

This book is the Magnum Opus dedicated to Mr Chi Yun Chang, a prominent historian as well as the founder of Chinese Culture University. This book illustrates the six elements of Confucius' teachings: Philosophy...