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The Automated Society

by Darrell M. West

Looking for ways to handle the transition to a digital economy

Robots, artificial intelligence, and driverless cars are no longer things of the distant future. They are with us today and will become increasingly...


Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine

by Michael S. Beeson & Louis G. Graff

Build your clinical arsenal with Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine.

This patient-care-focused publication includes case-based lessons and features on diagnostic imaging, ECG interpretation, critical...


Technological Adaptability

by Melonie R McMichael

Technological adaptability is the ability to learn technology quickly and with confidence. We can expect even more need for this skill as we move into a future filled with constantly evolving technology. 

This...


Technological Adaptability

by Melonie R McMichael

Technological adaptability is the ability to learn technology quickly and with confidence. We can expect even more need for this skill as we move into a future filled with constantly evolving technology. 

This...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens

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

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

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 Travails of a Tanzanian Teacher

by Karim F Hirji

The Travails of a Tanzanian Teacher is a riveting account of the bumpy first decade of the work life of Karim F Hirji, a retired Professor of Medical Statistics. Filled with a distinctive variety of eye-opening...


Serving the New Majority Student

by Eric Malm & Marguerite Weber

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...


Workbook for Hospitality and Tourism Students in Korea

by Tory S. Thorkelson

Based on over 5 years in the Tourism industry and 8 years teaching Tourism English courses at a private University in Seoul, this book brings together strategies, content knowledge and activities that have helped...


The Idea of the University

by Michael A. Peters & Ronald Barnett

The Idea of the University: A Reader, Volume 1 is a unique compilation of selected works of the major thinkers who have contributed to the discourse on the idea of the university in the German, English, American...


It's Time to Complete Community College

by S. deBoef

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...


Rethinking Black Motherhood and Drug Addictions

by Tierra B. Tivis

Rethinking Black Motherhood and Drug Addictions: Counternarratives of Black Family Resilience offers a unique perspective on the complexities of being a Black mother addicted to crack, powder cocaine, heroin,...


Disruption: Lifelong Learning in the Knowledge Economy

by Winn Trivette

Disruption: Lifelong Learning in the Knowledge Economy is a survival guide for you and your children to succeed the disruption caused by the knowledge-based global economy today.

Learn about the forces in the...


The Nordic PhD

by Christopher McMaster, Caterina Murphy & Jakob Rosenkrantz de Lasson

The Nordic PhD: Surviving and Succeeding is an edited book written for prospective and current doctoral students by a mix of doctoral students and those who have recently completed their doctorates. The premise...


Science Education and Pedagogy in South Africa

by Oscar Koopman

Science Education and Pedagogy in South Africa is a contemporary contribution that entices science teachers to ‘re-examine’ or ‘rethink’ the pedagogical strategies they use in their teaching. It offers...


Dialectics of 9/11 and the War on Terror

by Randa Elbih

Dialectics of 9/11 and the War on Terror: Educational Responses examines how global financial and socio-political systems propagate a lopsided dialectic of current events that influences teachers’ pedagogies...


Mobile Learning through Digital Media Literacy

by Belinha S. De Abreu & Vitor Tomé

Mobile Learning through Digital Media Literacy proposes media literacy education as a conceptual framework for bridging mobile technologies in teaching and learning. As cell phones have become more advanced...


Continual Change Groupwork

by Andrew R King

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...


Re/Assembling the Pregnant and Parenting Teenager

by Annelies Kamp & Majella McSharry

In 2003, Wendy Luttrell posed an important question: what might result if we were able to turn questions of judgement about pregnant and parenting teenagers into questions of interest about their sense of self...