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Researches in Adult Learning and Education: the European Dimension

by S. Sava & P. Novotny

The book represents several contributions that guide the

readers in the comprehension of the paradigmatic shift from

adult/lifelong education, to adult/lifelong learning. At the

same time it presents the contexts...


How to Have the Final Say

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about dealing with debates and verbal confrontations with this practical guide.

Being able to put your point of view across effectively...


International Student Engagement in Higher Education

by Margaret Kettle

Hand-in-hand with the continuing drive to recruit international students to Western universities goes an interest in student engagement. However, it is often unclear exactly what is meant by engagement. This...


The Power of Brainstorming

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your business to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about brainstorming with this practical guide.

In an increasingly competitive business world, companies must seek out ways to...


Successful Working Environments

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about the optimal work environment with this practical guide.

Your working environment has a significant impact on your creativity,...


Mindshift: Break Through Obstacles to Learning and Discover Your Hidden Potential

by Barbara Oakley

Mindshift reveals how we can overcome stereotypes and preconceived ideas about what is possible for us to learn and become.

 

At a time when we are constantly being asked to retrain and reinvent ourselves to...


Modern English Training for Engineers

by Karlheinz Zuerl

Einfache Texte, übersichtlich gegliedert, mit deutschen Übersetzungshilfen, vermitteln Informationen über moderne, bereits praxiserprobte Einsatzgebiete der Computertechnologien in der Industrie, von Produktentwicklung...


Telling Great Stories

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about effective storytelling with this practical guide.

Storytelling is a skill that can, and will, improve both your personal...


Generation X Presidents Leading Community Colleges

by Martha M. Ellis & Linda Garcia

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) reports over 900 presidential transitions in the last five years. It also estimated that nearly 50% of presidents will retire in the next 5 years. The flood...


Why the Humanities Matter Today

by Lee Trepanier, David Lunt, Nozomi Irei & James W. Harrison et al.

The humanities in American higher education is in a state of crisis with declining student enrollment, fewer faculty positions, and diminishing public prestige. Instead of recycling old arguments that have lost...


Clear Written Communication

by 50MINUTES.Com

Ready to take your careerto the next level? Find out everything you need to know about effective written communication with this practical guide.

No matter what your profession or stage in your career, being...


Academic Biliteracies

by Dr. David M. Palfreyman & Christa van der Walt

Research on academic literacy within higher education has focused almost exclusively on the development of academic literacy in English. This book is unique in showing how students use other languages when they...


PARfessionals' Peer Recovery Workforce Development Practicum Guide

by Trudi A. Griffin, Ms, Lpc, Ncc & The Sjm Family Foundation Group, Llc, et al

This guide provides an outline for a Peer Recovery Navigator supervised work experience consistent with the standards set forth by industry best practices for candidates seeking certification as a Global Certified...


Community College Leaders on Workforce Development: Opinions, Observations, and Future Directions

by William J. Rothwell, Patrick E. Gerity & Vernon L. Carraway

In this book, visionary leaders of community colleges will present their views about the present challenges and future approaches needed for community colleges to be successful.


PARfessionals' Peer Navigator Workforce Development Practicum Guide

by Llc Kingdom Reach Technologies & Trudi Griffin

This guide provides an outline for a Peer Recovery Navigator supervised work experience consistent with the standards set forth by industry best practices for candidates seeking certification as a Global Certified...


Open Education

by Patrick Blessinger (ed.) & Tj Bliss (ed.)

This insightful collection of essays explores the ways in which open education can democratise access to education for all. It is a rich resource that offers both research and case studies to relate the application...


Conferences as Sites of Learning and Development: Using participatory action learning and action research approaches

by Ortrun Zuber-Skerritt

This book applies and expands upon the concept of the 'learning conference' as a site of learning and development, using the paradigm and methodologies of participatory action learning and action research (PALAR)....


Translanguaging in Higher Education

by Catherine M. Mazak & Kevin S. Carroll

This book examines translanguaging in higher education and provides clear examples of what translanguaging looks like in practice in particular contexts around the world. While higher education has historically...


Self-Esteem and Maslow's Theory. Or, an Elephant and a Poodle. : SHORT STORY #23.  Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

When the author was a student, she and her friends loved the Maslow’s theory that they learned in one of their economics classes.  The theory has 5 steps of the “Hierarchy of Needs.” or “A Theory of...


A Fly in a Bottle. Or, if Only I Knew it Before.: SHORT STORY # 33.  Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

I undertook a major change in my life—and filed for a divorce. Shortly I was swamped with numerous difficulties and faced many types of people that some I never dealt before. Lawyers, courts, judges, contractors...