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Teaching History with Science Fiction Films

by A. Bowdoin Van Riper

This volume serves as a guide for teaching history with sci-fi films. In addition to covering key themes and concepts, it provides an overview of significant issues and related films, a tutorial in using film...

A Sea of Residual Thoughts

by Arpell Haggins Jr.

A Sea of Residual Thoughts is at once a diverse collection of poems, a transformative experience, a necessary wake-up call, and an intimate portrait of a young black man. With sensitivity, honesty, brazenness,...

WJEC Eduqas GCSE History: Changes in Health and Medicine in Britain, c.500 to the present day

by R. Paul Evans & Alf Wilkinson

Bring out the best in every student, enabling them to develop in-depth subject knowledge and historical skills with the market-leading series for WJEC Eduqas, fully updated for 2016 to help you navigate the...

Study and Teaching Guide for The History of the Renaissance World

by Julia Kaziewicz, Sarah Park & Susan Wise Bauer

Turn Susan Wise Bauer's The History of the Renaissance World into a high-school history course.

Susan Wise Bauer’s narrative world history series is widely used in advanced high school history classes, as...

Teaching History with Newsreels and Public Service Shorts

by Aaron Gulyas

This volume serves as a guide for teaching history with newsreels and short subject nonfiction films. In addition to introducing teachers of history to the wide range of short films available for classroom use,...

Different: Our Universal Longing for Community

by Corinna Fales

Plunging readers into disturbing and contemporary terrain of the human heart, the author (a daughter of Jewish refugees) interviews individuals from Lincoln University—the first degree-granting historically...

Never to Return: Brighton College's Fallen 1914Â?18

by Max Usher

In the early summer of 1914, the headmaster of Brighton College, Canon W. R. Dawson, spoke to the school in chapel. He called on every boy present to stand ready to sacrifice his life in defence of his country....

Vocation across the Academy

by David S. Cunningham

Although the language of vocation was born in a religious context, the contributors in this volume demonstrate that it has now taken root within the broad framework of higher education and has become intertwined...

Student to Scholar: The Guide for Doctoral Students

by Robert E. Levasseur

Student to Scholar is a must if you are currently a doctoral student or expect to be one soon, and you want to get the most out of the time, money, and effort you invest in your doctoral program. From Student...

Dissertation Research: An Integrative Approach

by Robert E. Levasseur

Dissertation Research is a must for doctoral students who want to get the most out of the time, money, and effort they invest in their dissertation. From Dissertation Research you will learn: • The steps in...

The Elephant in the Room has a Paycheck: A fun and socially conscious plan to get you started investing

by David Bressler

"If you're a first time investor looking to setup a solid financial future, allow David Bressler to take you by the hand and lead you there." -- Nathan Richardson, Former GM of Yahoo! Finance


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Reclaiming Communist Philosophy

by Wilson W. S. Au

This book is unique in its utilization of the natural sciences to explain and illustrate key concepts of communist philosophy. In its recapitulation of the spirit of Engels’s unfinished manuscript, The Dialectics...

Ready for Learning and Ready for Life: Bridging the Disconnects Between Research and Practice

by Betsy Gunzelmann

The goal of this book is to provide the necessary lens through which we can see what is really hindering many children in schools today, along with possible approaches and interventions typically not seen as...

Evaluative Research Methods: Managing the Complexities of Judgement in the Field

by Saville Kushner, Jennifer C. Greene & Stewart I. Donaldson

A volume in Evaluation and Society

This book is written for research students and their supervisors, for ‘program evaluators’, and for those researchers who don’t call themselves evaluators, but whose...

Cleverlands: The Secrets Behind the Success of the World's Education Superpowers

by Lucy Crehan

As a teacher in an inner-city school, Lucy Crehan was exasperated with ever-changing government policy claiming to be based on lessons from 'top-performing' education systems. She became curious about what was...

Lessons from the Bad Kids: The Realities of Challenge and Inspiration

by Vonda Viland & Deborah Turner

Picking up before the award-winning documentary The Bad Kids began, Lessons from The Bad Kids will teach us not only to improve our educational system but also how to become better people.

Quarterly Review of Distance Education "Research That Guides Practice" Vol.17 No.3 2016

by Michael Simonson & Charles Schlosser

Volume 17 Number 3 2016

The Quarterly Review of Distance Education is a rigorously refereed journal publishing

articles, research briefs, reviews, and editorials dealing with the theories, research, and practices...

It Is Easy to Despair, but the Best Traits of the Human Character Are Not to Give Up, but Instead to Stand Up, Fight Back, and Save Oneself.: SHORT ST

by Alla P. Gakuba

One day I had a dream—to get my doctoral, or PhD degree. By that time I had a record of achievements and had no difficulties to be accepted to any university of my choice. The problem was, I was a woman, a...

Everything Happens for the Best. Or, Embrace Events and Challenges : SHORT STORY #22.  Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

The author received a devastated news. After 4th semester she was expelled from her civil engineering university. The reason was: she did not passed a calculus exam. When the truth  was: the math professors...

What Is Quality of Life? Or, a Conversation Between an Eagle and a Snake. : SHORT STORY #2. Nonfiction series #1 - # 60.

by Alla P. Gakuba

The conversation between an eagle and a snake based on Ancient Greek mythology. When Greeks, to teach people common sense, logic, wisdom, new skills, and creativity have used conversations between Gods, or between...