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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...


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...


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...


Teaching and Learning for Wholeness: The Role of Archetypes in Educational Processes

by Clifford Mayes

In Teaching for Wholeness, Clifford Mayes continues to expand the horizons of Jungian pedagogy, a movement that draws upon the thought of Carl Jung and Jungian scholars to address crucial educational issues...


Middle East Studies for the New Millennium

by Seteney Shami & Cynthia Miller-Idriss

Few world regions today are of more pressing social and political interest than the Middle East: hardly a day has passed in the last decade without events there making global news. Understanding the region has...


Creating and Negotiating Collaborative Spaces for Socially-Just Anti-Bullying Interventions for K-12 Schools

by Azadeh F. Osanloo, Cindy Reed & Jonathan P. Schwartz

A volume in New Directions in Educational Leadership: Innovations in Research, Teaching, and Learning

emotional, and intellectual well‐being and development of youth. Creating and Negotiating Collaborative...


Going for the Gold: How to Become a World-Class Academic Fundraiser

by Jeffrey L. Buller

What do faculty members, academic administrators, or development officers need to know if they want to be successful fundraisers in higher education? Going for the Gold demystifies these worlds for anyone interested...


The Critique of Pure Reason

by Immanuel Kant

The Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant is one of the most influential works in the history of philosophy. Also referred to as Kant's First Critique, it was followed by the Critique of Practical Reason...


Public School Finance Decoded: A Straightforward Approach to Linking the Budget to Student Achievement

by Jay C. Toland

Public School Finance Decoded discusses why the finance department needs to have a seat at the table during discussions about how to educate the whole child. Written in plain language, this book will empower...


The Lived Experience of African American Women Mentors: What it Means to Guide as Community Pedagogues

by Wyletta Gamble-Lomax

This book explores the lived experiences of six African American female mentors working with African American female youth. Through philosophical and pedagogical lenses, Gamble-Lomax brings new understanding...


WJEC Eduqas GCSE History: The Elizabethan Age, 1558-1603

by R. Paul Evans

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...


Hodder GCSE History for Edexcel: Henry VIII and his ministers, 1509¿40

by Dale Scarboro & Ian Dawson

Endorsed for Edexcel

Help your students achieve their full potential while ensuring pace, enjoyment and motivation with this unique series from the leading History publisher; developed by expert educators who...


Advancing Educational Outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

by Lamont A. Flowers, Lawrence O. Flowers & James L., Moore III

The purpose of this book is to describe critical issues affecting students pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. The information in this book is designed to enhance strategies...


The Idea of the PhD: The doctorate in the twenty-first-century imagination

by Frances Jennifer Kelly

The Idea of the PhD: The doctorate in the twenty-first-century imagination analyses the PhD as it is articulated in diverse areas of contemporary discourse at a time in which the degree is undergoing growth,...