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David Ricardo's Theory: Comparative Advantage

by Jean Blaise Mimbang, 50 minutes Business & Jonathan Stone

A practical and accessible guide to understanding the Theory of Comparative Advantages

The motto of the Theory of Comparative Advantage formulated by David Ricardo is: specialize to rule.In fact, as we all live...


The Her Campus Guide to College Life: How to Manage Relationships, Stay Safe and Healthy, Handle Stress, and Have the Best Years of Your Life

by Stephanie Kaplan Lewis & Annie Chandler Wang

From dating to internships--everything you need to know about college

Get ready for the best years of your life! Written by the experts behind Her Campus, this college guide is bursting with insider tips to...


Dysconscious Racism, Afrocentric Praxis, and Education for Human Freedom: Through the Years I Keep on Toiling: The selected works of Joyce E. King

by Joyce E. King

A dynamic leader and visionary teacher/scholar, Joyce E. King has made important contributions to the knowledge base on preparing teachers for diversity, culturally connected teaching and learning, and inclusive...


Asia as Method in Education Studies: A defiant research imagination

by Hongzhi Zhang, Philip Wing Keung Chan & Jane Kenway

 Unlearning and re-inventing the theoretical frameworks of Intercultural and Asian Studies is central to this book as it is to Chen Kuan-Hsing's evocative Asia as Method; this book's inspirational source....


Ace the Thinking Skills Assessment

by Neel Burton

This book, written by an Oxford tutor and writer, covers all aspects of the Thinking Skills Assessment (TSA), including problem-solving, critical thinking, and the writing task. It should also prove useful for...


Pedagogy, Praxis and Purpose in Education

by C.M. Mulcahy, D.E. Mulcahy & D.G. Mulcahy

Recent years have shown the growth of federal legislation and programs having a profound impact on educational policy and practice, and a decline in reliance on broadly based educational justifications. Paralleling...


Constructing Modern Asian Citizenship

by Edward Vickers & Krishna Kumar

In many non-Western contexts, modernization has tended to be equated with Westernization, and hence with an abandonment of authentic indigenous identities and values. This is evident in the recent history of...


Teaching Thinking Skills across the Middle Years: A Practical Approach for Children Aged 9-14

by Belle Wallace & Richard Bentley

This book presents a practical framework for the teaching of thinking skills and problem-solving with children across Key Stages 2 and 3. Using examples of topics from the National Curriculum, teachers are presented...


Teaching Crowds: Learning and Social Media

by Jon Dron & Terry Anderson

n Teaching Crowds, Dron and Anderson introduce a new model for understanding and exploiting the pedagogical potential of Web-based technologies, one that rests on connections - on networks and collectives -...


Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing: Migration, education, and policy in urban China

by Myra Pong

Educating the Children of Migrant Workers in Beijing is a timely book that addresses the gap in the provision of basic education to migrant children in China. It examines the case of Beijing, with a focus on...


Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Education

by Stylianos Hatzipanagos & Rebecca Rochon

This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning...


Practicing Core Reflection: Activities and Lessons for Teaching and Learning from Within

by Frits G. Evelein & Fred A. J. Korthagen

Practicing Core Reflection features 78 concrete educational activities and exercises based on research. These can be used individually and in groups to support 'teaching and learning from within.' Core Reflection...


Posthumanism and Educational Research

by Nathan Snaza & John Weaver

Focusing on the interdependence between human, animal, and machine, posthumanism redefines the meaning of the human being previously assumed in knowledge production. This movement challenges some of the most...


Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classrooms: A Layered Literacies Approach to Multimodal Meaning Making

by Sandra Schamroth Abrams

Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classrooms introduces a model of "layered literacies" as a framework for describing and illustrating how students' digital experiences can inform educational...


Governing by Inspection

by Sotiria Grek & Joakim Lindgren

In recent decades, governing practices in education have become highly contradictory: deregulation and decentralisation are accompanied by re-regulation and increased centralisation, contributing to considerable...


Multicampus University Systems: Africa and the Kenyan Experience

by Ishmael I. Munene

In the face of increasing social demand and cutbacks in state budgetary support, universities in African countries are now turning towards a multicampus system strategy. As African governments have adopted neoliberal...


Yeah Right! Adolescents in the Classroom

by Rob Long

Is there more disruptive behavior in schools today?

The simple answer to this often asked question is probably yes. But the reasons lie more outside teenagers than inside. For too many teachers there can be...


Online Distance Education: Towards a Research Agenda

by Olaf Zawacki-Richter & Terry Anderson

Online Distance Education provides a systematic overview of the major issues, trends, and areas of priority in research on online distance education. Intended as a primary reference and guide for educators,...


Education and the State: International perspectives on a changing relationship

by Carla Aubry, Michael Geiss & Veronika Magyar-Haas

In most countries in the world, school education is the business of the state. Even if forms and functions differ, the imparting of elementary knowledge is universally regarded as a public function. Yet this...


Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia

by Cynthia Joseph & Julie Matthews

Equity, Opportunity and Education in Postcolonial Southeast Asia addresses the ways in which colonial histories, nationalist impulses and forces of globalization shape equity and access to education in Southeast...