Education: Study Skills

  • Teacher Learning Through Teacher Teams book cover

    Teacher Learning Through Teacher Teams

    Edited by Joke Voogt, Jules Pieters

    Teacher collaboration helps to facilitate meaningful and effective learning and enables sustainable development of schools. Teacher teams who collaboratively investigate a shared problem, or design curriculum materials together, significantly contribute to the professional development of teachers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Action Research in Practice: A Beginner's Guide book cover

    Action Research in Practice

    A Beginner's Guide

    By Gill Coleman

    Action research is developing into the technique of choice for individuals developing strategy in organizations in areas where emergent ideas and new paradigms are important; change management, sustainability, social responsibility. Gill Coleman's Action Research in Practice is designed as an…

    Paperback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge

  • Academic Writing and Dyslexia: A Visual Guide to Writing at University book cover

    Academic Writing and Dyslexia

    A Visual Guide to Writing at University

    By Adrian J. Wallbank

    This book presents a unique visual approach to academic writing and composition tailored to the needs of dyslexic students in higher education. It will help them to successfully structure and articulate their ideas, get to grips with critical reading, thinking and writing and fulfil their full…

    Paperback – 2017-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University: A Collaborative Approach book cover

    Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    A Collaborative Approach

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    Hardback – 2017-09-04 
    Routledge

  • Modern Education of Young Children (1933) book cover

    Modern Education of Young Children (1933)

    Edited by Nancy Catty

    First published in 1933, experienced teachers describe the transition in a large infant school from formal teaching to project work and illustrate the methods by which children, free to play singly or in groups, gain general education and rapidly acquire skill in the three R's. That similar methods…

    Hardback – 2017-08-17
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Study Success in Universities book cover

    The Psychology of Study Success in Universities

    By Kaarina Maatta, Satu Uusiautti

    Universities around the world are under increasing pressure to maintain high levels of graduation and to make study processes as efficient as possible, with teachers and students struggling to meet the expectations placed upon them as a result. The Psychology of Study Success in Universities asks…

    Hardback – 2017-07-27
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Law book cover

    Research Methods in Law

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Dawn Watkins, Mandy Burton

    Explaining in clear terms some of the main methodological approaches to legal research, the chapters in this edited collection are written by specialists in their fields, researching in a variety of jurisdictions. Covering a range of topics from Feminist Approaches to Law and Economics, each…

    Paperback – 2017-07-24
    Routledge

  • An Image of Africa: Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness book cover

    An Image of Africa

    Racism in Conrad's Heart of Darkness

    By Clare Clarke, Lindsay Scorgie-Porter

    Few works of scholarship have so comprehensively recast an existing debate as Chinua Achebe’s essay on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness. Achebe – a highly distinguished Nigerian novelist and university teacher – looked with fresh eyes at a novel that was set in Africa, but in which Africans appear…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin book cover

    Bloodlands

    Europe Between Hitler and Stalin

    By Helen Roche

    A flagbearer for the increasingly fashionable genre of "transnational history," Timothy Snyder's Bloodlands is, first and foremost, a stunning example of the critical thinking skill of evaluation. Snyder's linguistic precocity allows him to cite evidence in 10 languages, putting fresh twists on the…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Everyday Stalinism: Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s book cover

    Everyday Stalinism

    Ordinary Life in Extraordinary Times: Soviet Russia in the 1930s

    By Victor Petrov, Riley Quinn

    How was the Soviet Union like a soup kitchen? In this important and highly revisionist work, historian Sheila Fitzpatrick explains that a reimagining of the Communist state as a provider of goods for the ‘deserving poor’ can be seen as a powerful metaphor for understanding Soviet life as a whole.…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Gender and the Politics of History book cover

    Gender and the Politics of History

    By Pilar Zazueta, Etienne Stockland

    Joan Scott's work has influenced several generations of historians and helped make the topic of gender central to the way in which the discipline is taught and studied today. At root a new way of conceptualizing capitalist societies, Scott's theories suggest that gender is better understood as a…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

  • Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era book cover

    Homeward Bound

    American Families in the Cold War Era

    By Jarrod Homer

    Elaine Tyler May’s 1988 Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era is a ground-breaking piece of historical and cultural analysis that uses its findings to build a strong argument for its author’s view of the course of modern US history. The aim of May’s study is to trace the links…

    Paperback – 2017-07-15
    Macat Library
    The Macat Library

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