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100 Ideas for Secondary Teachers: Outstanding English Lessons

by Angella Cooze

100 IDEAS: QUICK - EASY - INSPIRED - OUTSTANDING

No notice inspections are something every teacher now has to be prepared for. This accessible new book provides strategies to embed into your everyday teaching...


Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

by William Deresiewicz

A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing.

As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something...


Measuring Glass Ceiling Effects in Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges: New Directions for Institutional Research, Number 159

by Elizabeth M. O'Callaghan, Raul A. Leon & Jerlando F. L. Jackson

This volume offers readers a comprehensive means to understanding glass ceiling effects in higher education. Each chapter approaches the glass ceiling from a different perspective, providing compelling

arguments...


Assessing and Improving Student Writing in College: A Guide for Institutions, General Education, Departments, and Classrooms

by Barbara E. Walvoord

Step-by-step guidance for shaping better writers while keeping faculty workloads manageable

Effective communication is a critical skill for many academic disciplines and careers, and so colleges and universities...


The Concept of Academic Freedom

by Edmund L. Pincoffs

Most professors and administrators are aware that academic freedom is in danger of being brushed aside by a public that has little understanding of what is at stake. They may be only marginally aware that the...


The Future of Affirmative Action: New Paths to Higher Education Diversity after Fisher v. University of Texas

by Richard D. Kahlenberg

As the United States experiences dramatic demographic change-and as our society's income inequality continues to rise-promoting racial, ethnic, and economic inclusion at selective colleges has become more important...


Navigating the Doctoral Journey: A Handbook of Strategies for Success

by Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw & Lucinda S. Spaulding

This co-edited book provides doctoral candidates with a practical, cross-discipline handbook for successfully navigating the doctoral process – from initial program selection to the final dissertation defense...


Authentic Learning for the Digital Generation: Realising the Potential of Technology in the Classroom

by Angela McFarlane

Why should we use technology to support learning?

Where does the responsibility lie to prepare young people to be active and successful cybercitizens?

Can we go on confiscating pupils' smartphones indefinitely?...


Writing in Social Spaces: A Social Processes Approach to Academic Writing

by Rowena Murray

Writing in Social Spaces addresses the problem of making time and space for writing in academic life and work of the professionals and practitioners who do academic writing'. Even those who want to write, who...


Brilliant Ideas for Using Ict in the Classroom: A Very Practical Guide for Teachers and Lecturers

by Matt Jarvis

Brilliant Ideas for Using ICT in the Classroom is a totally practical, hands-on guide to using ICT in and around the classroom for all secondary school teachers and lecturers in post-compulsory education. Assuming...


English Teaching in the Secondary School 2/E: Linking Theory and Practice

by Mike Fleming & David Stevens

Presenting an informed view of current educational policy, this text encourages students of secondary English to take a creative and independent interpretation of government initiatives in order to achieve effective...


What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches: A Playbook of Instructional Strategies

by Nathan Barber

The strategies used by winning coaches on the field can bring success to classrooms, too! In What Teachers Can Learn From Sports Coaches, you'll uncover that the athletic arena and the classroom have more in...


Supporting Student Transitions 14-19: Approaches to teaching and learning

by John Bostock & Jane Wood

Supporting Student Transitions 14-19 offers transition focused approaches to planning, teaching, learning and assessment designed to meet the needs of these unique learners. Drawing upon the latest research...


Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations

by Stephen John Quaye & Shaun R. Harper

Student Engagement in Higher Education fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. In the fully revised and updated edition of this important volume, the editors and chapter...


The Boarding School Survival Guide

by Justin Ross Muchnick

Attending boarding school is a serious commitment in many realms, whether emotional, financial, academic, or otherwise. With that in mind, it is important to understand what boarding school is all about. This...


Grammar for Improving Writing and Reading in Secondary School

by Geoff Dean

This practical book is chiefly intended to help English teachers tackle an area of the new English programme that causes anxiety and about which a large proportion are still uncertain: grammar.

Grammar has been...


Learning in Landscapes of Practice: Boundaries, identity, and knowledgeability in practice-based learning

by Etienne Wenger-Trayner, Mark Fenton-O'Creevy & Steven Hutchinson

If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice...


Lesson Planning: Key concepts and skills for teachers

by Jonathan Savage

Lesson planning is an essential component of every teacher's practice. It is part of a three-tiered, integrated pedagogy: planning, teaching and evaluation. Drawing on the work of skilful teachers and the latest...


Governing Cross-Border Higher Education

by Christopher Ziguras & Grant McBurnie

Governing Cross-Border Higher Education examines the role of governments in relation to three key aspects of international education: student mobility; migration of international students; and transnational...


Foucault and a Politics of Confession in Education

by Andreas Fejes & Katherine Nicoll

In liberal, democratic and capitalist societies today, we are increasingly invited to disclose our innermost thoughts to others. We are asked to turn our gaze inwards, scrutinizing ourselves, our behaviours...