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Sociocultural and Power-Relational Dimensions of Multilingual Writing

by Amir Kalan

This book examines the writing practices of three adult multilingual writers through the prism of their writing in English as an additional language. It illustrates some of the social, cultural and political...


Understanding Feedback

by Caroline Elbra-Ramsay & Ian Menter

A critical text on feedback and assessment for all teacher educators.

Feedback can be key to learning, but its potential value is not always fulfilled in practice. Developing a more nuanced understanding of...


The Teacher Educator's Handbook

by Elizabeth White

Professional learning and development for all teacher educators through stories of practice and carefully structured coaching questions.

This book provides all teacher educators, wherever they are based, with...


Planning Programs for Adult Learners

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

Strengthen your adult education program planning with this essential guide

Planning Programs for Adult Learners: A Practical Guide, 4th Edition is an interactive, practical, and essential guide for anyone involved...


Literacy and Orality at Work

by Frank Sligo

Adults' literacy is a topic of great interest to multiple audiences and scholarly fields but research into it is fragmented across disparate disciplines and hence lacks coherence. In particular, an impasse exists...


Inclusive Education of Learners with Disability  The Theory versus Reality

by Zenon Gajdzica, Robin McWilliam, Milon Potmešil & Guo Ling

Many factors have impact on the development of inclusive education, including social, cultural, economic context and the advancement of educational sciences. Analysing and comparing these issues provides a basis...


Sisyphus No More

by Roger C. Byrd & Harvey McCloud

Prisoners released from our bloated American correctional institutions return to a mostly unwelcoming society where they face onerous post-release challenges. No wonder recidivism is near fifty percent, adding...


Decision Point

by Nathan John

Decision Point is an exciting new approach to personal development and motivation. With a saturated generalist market for personal development, self-help and motivation decision point focuses the wide and general...


Education for Knowing

by Paul A. Wagner & Frank K. Fair

If our goal is Education for Knowing, as the title says, then we need to be guided by a conception of what knowing is. For example, we can all agree that there are “math facts” that students need to learn,...


A Concise Guide to Lecturing in Higher Education and the Academic Professional Apprenticeship

by Duncan Hindmarch, Lynn Machin, Sandra Murray & Tina Richardson et al.

Ideal for lecturers new to delivering higher education in universities, colleges and the private sector. It is specifically organised to cover the requirements of the new Academic Professional Apprenticeship,...


Google Classroom for Teachers & Students

by James A. Porter

How would you like to be a part of a classroom hub where you could communicate with your learners, provide them with constructive feedback whenever they needed it, and streamline the sharing of classroom documents...


Making Language Visible in the University

by Bee Bond

This book focuses on the nexus of language, disciplinary content and knowledge communication against the background of the economic, cultural and ideological forces of Higher Education?s current push for internationalisation....


Teacher TV

by Mary M. Dalton & Laura R. Linder

Teacher TV: Seventy Years of Teachers on Television, Second Edition examines some of the most influential teacher characters presented on television from the earliest sitcoms to contemporary dramas and comedies....


Conversations to Change Teaching

by Joy Jarvis, Karen Clark & Karen Smith

This book highlights the importance of academic staff having focused conversations about teaching.  The emphasis is on using this approach to build individual and team capacity and to bring about institutional...


Connected Learning

by L. Lynn Thigpen & Tom Steffen

How does the world's oral majority--adults with limited formal education (ALFE)--really prefer to learn? Few pause long enough to ask those who eschew print. The result of scholarly research and prolonged immersion...


Co-creating Learning and Teaching

by Catherine Bovill, Joy Jarvis & Karen Smith

Co-creation of learning and teaching, where students and staff collaborate to design curricula or elements of curricula, is an important pedagogical idea within higher education, key to meaningful learner engagement...


Engaging in Transnational Education

by Karen Smith & Joy Jarvis

This book offers a clear and concise introduction to transnational higher education. Drawing on research, current sector guidance and policy, it asks critical questions about the role and nature of transnational...


Adult Minority Language Learning

by Colin J. Flynn

This book examines the role of affective variables in the process of learning a minority language. It presents a comprehensive account of how adult learners? attitude, motivation and identity are related to...


A Complete Guide to the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training

by Lynn Machin, Duncan Hindmarch, Sandra Murray & Tina Richardson

This is a new, third edition of the essential text for all those working towards the Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training. Tailored to meet the demands of the qualification and the latest Standards, it...


Classroom Talk

by Rupert Knight & Val Poultney

This book summarises the theoretical principles behind talk in school and briefly maps the research tradition in this field.  It examines the evidence relating to a variety of forms of classroom talk, including...