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Improving Survey Methods: Lessons from Recent Research: Lessons from Recent Research

by Uwe Engel, Ben Jann & Peter Lynn

This state-of-the-art volume provides insight into the recent developments in survey research. It covers topics like: survey modes and response effects, bio indicators and paradata, interviewer and survey error,...


Chinese Students' Writing in English: Implications from a Corpus-Driven Study

by Maria Leedham

Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written...


Lesson Study: Professional Learning for Our Time

by Peter Dudley

This book introduces readers to the development of Lesson Study (LS) in the UK, making historical connections to the growth of Lesson Study in Japan, East Asia, the US and Europe. It explains how to conduct...


On Critical Pedagogy

by Henry A. Giroux

A sweeping survey of the current state of Critical Pedagogy, offering inspiration�to�everybody invested in the future of radical educational change.


Teen Money 101

by Stacia Morris

Teen Money 101, a timely educational book on teen financing and money management. A compelling, teen friendly, informative book, Teen Money 101 teaches practical every day money management skills to young people...


Education and Philosophy: New perspectives on the work of John White

by Judith Suissa, Carrie Winstanley & Roger Marples

John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the...


Ecojustice Education: Toward Diverse, Democratic and Sustainable Communities, Second Edition: Toward Diverse, Democratic, and Sustainable Co

by Rebecca A. Martusewicz, Jeff Edmundson & John Lupinacci

EcoJustice Education offers a powerful model for cultural ecological analysis and a pedagogy of responsibility, providing teachers and teacher educators with the information and classroom practices they need...


Crafting Scholarship in the Behavioral and Social Sciences: Writing, Reviewing, and Editing: Writing, Reviewing, and Editing

by Robert M. Milardo

Crafting Scholarship helps readers improve their writing and publishing success in academia. Framed within the context of the editorial and peer review process, the book explores writing, editing, and reviewing...


Teaching Virtue: The Contribution of Religious Education

by Marius Felderhof & Penny Thompson

In much of the world, religious traditions are seriously valued but, in the context of religious plurality, this sets educationalists an enormous challenge. This book provides a way forward in exploring religious...


The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession

by Dana Goldstein

In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today.

Teaching is a wildly contentious profession...


Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky

by Eric Moyen

In 1917, fifty-two years after its founding, the University of Kentucky faced stagnation, financial troubles, and disturbing reports of nepotism, resulting in a leadership crisis. A special committee investigated...


The Child Who Walks Alone: Case Studies of Rejection in the Schools

by Anne Stilwell & Hart Stilwell

There is an old song that goes, "Look down, look down, that lonesome road, before you travel on." Facing that lonesome road, the adult might travel on. Often, the child can't.During her twenty-year career as...


Student Engagement in Higher Education: Theoretical Perspectives and Practical Approaches for Diverse Populations

by Stephen John Quaye & Shaun R. Harper

Student Engagement in Higher Education fills a longstanding void in the higher education and student affairs literature. In the fully revised and updated edition of this important volume, the editors and chapter...


The Best Four Years: How to Survive and Thrive in College (and Life)

by Adam Shepard

How do I make the absolute most of college?

What are the pitfalls and opportunities?

How do I walk away with more than just a piece of paper?

Adam Shepard pursued the American dream with only twenty-five dollars...


Stand for the Best: What I Learned After Leaving My Job as CEO of H&r Block to Become a Teacher and Founder of an Inner-City Charter Schoo

by Thomas M. Bloch

Thirteen years ago, Tom Bloch was CEO of H&R Block, the groundbreaking tax organization. The son of the company’s founder, he was a happily married 41-year-old executive, but something was missing from his...


Mindfulness in Adolescence: New Directions for Youth Development, Number 142

by Oberle & Kimberly Schonert-Reichl

Addressing a timely topic in the field, this special issue covers the benefits of cultivating mindfulness to foster positive development and flourishing in adolescents. Presenting the theoretical and empirical...


Globalization of Education: An Introduction, Second Edition: An Introduction

by Joel Spring

Continuing Joel Spring's reportage and analysis of the intersection of global forces and education, this text offers a comprehensive overview and synthesis of current research, theories, and models related to...


Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

by William Deresiewicz

A groundbreaking manifesto for people searching for the kind of insight on leading, thinking, and living that elite schools should be—but aren’t—providing.

As a professor at Yale, Bill Deresiewicz saw something...


Statistical Power Analysis: A Simple and General Model for Traditional and Modern Hypothesis Tests, Fourth Edition: A Simple and General Model for

by Kevin R. Murphy, Brett Myors & Allen Wolach

Noted for its accessible approach, this text applies the latest approaches of power analysis to both null hypothesis and minimum-effect testing using the same basic unified model. Through the use of a few simple...


Realising Learning: Teachers' Professional Development Through Lesson and Learning Study

by Keith Wood & Saratha Sithamparam

The best professional development for teachers focuses on issues they encounter in the classroom. It is collaborative, school-based, learning-focused and supports teachers in solving problems of pedagogy in...