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Statistics Hacks: Tips & Tools for Measuring the World and Beating the Odds

by Bruce Frey

Want to calculate the probability that an event will happen? Be able to spot fake data? Prove beyond doubt whether one thing causes another? Or learn to be a better gambler? You can do that and much more with...


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,...


Intercultural Postgraduate Supervision: Reimagining time, place and knowledge

by Catherine Manathunga

The impact of globalisation and aggressive marketing by universities has increased the flow of international or culturally diverse students enrolling in postgraduate research degree programs outside their own...


Systems of Reason and the Politics of Schooling: School Reform and Sciences of Education in the Tradition of Thomas S. Popkewitz

by Miguel Pereyra & Barry Franklin

The 1980s were an important decade for educational inquiry. It was the moment of the "linguistic turn," with its emphasis on the role of language as a constructor of reality, a structuring agent for institutions...


Test Fraud: Statistical Detection and Methodology

by Neal Kingston & Amy Clark

There has been an increase in awareness (and perhaps occurrence) of individual and organized cheating on tests. Recent reports of widespread problems with state student accountability tests and teacher certification...


Professional Uncertainty, Knowledge and Relationship in the Classroom: A psychosocial perspective

by Joseph Mintz

The extent to which teachers should make use of theoretical and expert knowledge as opposed to tacit experiential knowledge, and how these might be combined, is a perennial issue in discussions on pedagogy....


Vernaculars in the Classroom: Paradoxes, Pedagogy, Possibilities

by Shondel Nero & Dohra Ahmad

This book draws on applied linguistics and literary studies to offer concrete means of engaging with vernacular language and literature in secondary and college classrooms. The authors embrace a language-as-resource...


Social Context Reform: A Pedagogy of Equity and Opportunity

by Paul Thomas, Brad J. Porfilio & Julie Gorlewski

Currently, both the status quo of public education and the "No Excuses" Reform policies are identical. The reform offers a popular and compelling narrative based on the meritocracy and rugged individualism myths...


Principles for Effective Pedagogy: International Responses to Evidence from the UK Teaching & Learning Research Programme

by Mary James & Andrew Pollard

The UK Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) worked for ten years to improve outcomes for learners in schools and other sectors through high quality research. One outcome of individual projects and...


Literacy, Play and Globalization: Converging Imaginaries in Children's Critical and Cultural Performances

by Carmen L. Medina & Karen E. Wohlwend

This book takes on current perspectives on children's relationships to literacy, media, childhood, markets and transtionalism in converging global worlds. It introduces the idea of multi-sited imaginaries to...


The Health Handbook for Schools

by Adrian Brooke & Steve Welton

This handbook allows rapid reference to conditions commonly encountered in school-aged children, and to rare diseases as well. It focuses particularly on the impact of the condition on the child's ability to...


Thomas Jefferson's Philosophy of Education: A Utopian Dream

by M. Andrew Holowchak

Thomas Jefferson had a profoundly advanced educational vision that went hand in hand with his political philosophy - each of which served the goal of human flourishing. His republicanism marked a break with...


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...


Critical Issues in Peace and Education

by Peter Pericles Trifonas & Bryan Wright

This collection asks theorists and educational practitioners from around the world influenced by the schools of feminist pedagogy, critical pedagogy, anti-racist or postcolonial pedagogy, and gay and lesbian...


Knowledge of the higher worlds and its attainment

by Rudolf Steiner

Rudolf Steiner’s thought is central in world culture of the past century and has contributed to the growth of humanity through a very particular path. His studies have embraced theosophy, anthroposophy and...


Who Moved My Laundry?: A Day-By-Day Guide to Your First Year of College Life

by Susan FitzGerald & J. Lee Peters

Your Daily Dose of College Life

Welcome to college--you've just been assigned to work on a group project with kids who never come to class, your roommate keeps eating all your snacks, and to top it all off,...


Prosper in your life in America

by Stéphan L'Hébreux

Prosper in your life in America, a guide for Self-improvement. This colourful guide is an effective everyday personal motivation tool for my family, my children, my friends, my colleagues, as well as for me....


The Everything Paying For College Book: Grants, Loans, Scholarships, And Financial Aid -- All You Need To Fund Higher Education

by Nathan Brown & Sheryle A. Proper

Finding the right college-from filling out applications to getting accepted-should be one of the most thrilling times of your life. But it won't be if you're still figuring out how to pay for it come Labor Day....


How to Do Everything Wrong In Real Estate and Still Be Successful

by Franklin Cruz

With Real Estate Investing at it's ALL TIME PEAK NOW is the time to make a Financial IMPACT for yourself.

FAST, Simple and NO BS.. That is what this book is about.

This is a STEP by STEP guide on Real Estate...


Making Your Education Work For You

by Gordon W. Green

 In today's challenging economy, students need every advantage to compete effectively. Making Your Education Work For You is a proven system, developed by Dr. Gordon Green, to help students realize their...