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Theories of Practice: Raising the Standards of Early Childhood Education

by Carol Garhart Mooney

A provocative, yet well-intended, call to action for everyone in the early childhood field


The Jossey-Bass Reader on Contemporary Issues in Adult Education

by Sharan B. Merriam & Andre P. Grace

THE JOSSEY-BASS READER ON Contemporary Issues in Adult Education

With contributions from leading experts in the field, The Jossey-Bass Reader on Contemporary Issues in Adult Education collects in one volume...


Leading the Campaign: Advancing Colleges and Universities

by Michael J. Worth

This book discusses fundamental campaign principles, but is not a how-to guide. Rather, its emphasis lies on the strategic decisions that a campaign requires and on campaign leadership.


How to Use Emotional Intelligence, Cultural Intelligence and Spiritual Intelligence to Mentor Doctoral Learners

by Walter Ray McCollum

The focus of this book is to show how Emotional Intelligence (EQ), Cultural Intelligence (CQ) and Spiritual Intelligence (SQ) are critical factors used to help both mentors and doctoral learners successfully...


Cultivating Curious and Creative Minds: The Role of Teachers and Teacher Educators, Part II

by Louise F. Deretchin, Cheryl J. Craig, Dixie K. Keyes & Julia Cote et al.

Presents a plethora of approaches to developing human potential in areas not conventionally addressed. Organized in two parts, this international collection of essays provides viable educational alternatives...


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...


Adult Learning Principles 2: Blending Interaction with Measurement

by Catherine Mattiske

In the world of training and development, the subject of measuring return on investment (ROI) is discussed frequently. Organizations everywhere are searching for the perfect measurement system to link human...


Adult Learning Principles 1: Engaging the Adult Learner

by Catherine Mattiske

The principles of adult learning work on the basis that we all learn differently, and the way we like to receive and interpret information varies from person to person. Instructional designers and trainers who...


Re-visioning Community Colleges: Positioning for Innovation

by Debbie Sydow & Richard L. Alfred

Re-visioning Community Colleges has the foresight into the shape that community colleges will likely take in the future. Their predictions are based on an analysis of the growth and innovation trajectory in...


My pedagogic creed

by John Dewey

My Pedagogic Creed is the "manifesto" of the new schools. By the time a shot was fired in the middle of a swamp pedagogical could not recognize the centrality of the subject in the educational process. Dewey...


Deschooling Society

by Ivan Illich

The book is a critical discourse on education as practised in "modern" economies. Full of detail on contemporary programs and concerns, the book remains as radical today. Giving examples of the ineffectual nature...


Agency through Teacher Education: Reflection, Community, and Learning

by Kami Patrizio, Ryan Flessner, Julie Horwitz & Grant Miller et al.

Agency through Teacher Education: Reflection, Community, and Learning addresses the ways that agency functions for those involved in twenty-first-century teacher education. This book, commissioned by the Association...


Completing Your Doctoral Dissertation/Master's Thesis in Two Semesters or Less

by Evelyn Hunt Ogden

A long-term bestseller, this book is a pragmatic step-by-step guide to completing you dissertation or thesis during two semesters, in fifty workdays or less. It covers advisor and topic selection, proposal development,...


Not Just Getting By: The New Era of Flexible Workforce Development

by Mary L. Gatta & Kevin P. McCabe

Not Just Getting By chronicles groundbreaking thinking and research on new and innovative workforce development initiatives to create flexible and collaborative programs and policies. Author Mary Gatta builds...


Sex in Education

by Edward H. Clarke

"Is there any thing better in a State than that both women and men be rendered the very best? There is not." —Plato.

It is idle to say that what is right for man is wrong for woman. Pure reason, abstract right...


Professional Standards for the Superintendency

by John R. Hoyle & The Aasa Commission on Standards for the Superintendency

These eight standards combine administrative knowledge with research on performance goals, competencies, and skills in the following areas: leadership and district culture; policy and governance; communications...


Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults

by Stephen D. Brookfield

Praise for Powerful Techniques for Teaching Adults

"Stephen Brookfield has used his gifts for clear thinking and lucid writing to produce this theoretically informed, immensely practical book on how the dynamics...


Planning Programs for Adult Learners: A Practical Guide

by Sandra Ratcliff Daffron, Rosemary S. Caffarella & Ronald M. Cervero

Planning Programs for Adult Learners, Third Edition covers the development of adult education programs in clear, specific detail. This popular step-by-step guide contains information on every area of program...


Teaching Language Teachers: Scaffolding Professional Learning

by Gabriel Diaz Maggioli

Teaching Language Teachers: Scaffolding Professional Learning provides an updated view of as well as a reader-friendly introduction to the field of Teaching Teachers, with special reference to language teaching....


What Works!: Successful Strategies for Middle Childhood Generalists Pursuing National Board Certification

by Bobbie Faulkner

WHAT WORKS! will guide Middle Childhood Generalists through the maze of requirements and prompts found in the four portfolio entries and prepare them for the Assessment Center Exercises. This is the go-to resource...