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  • Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts: A Critical Sociocultural Approach book cover

    Teaching and Learning Difficult Histories in International Contexts

    A Critical Sociocultural Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terrie Epstein, Carla Peck

    Grounded in a critical sociocultural approach, this volume examines issues associated with teaching and learning difficult histories in international contexts. Defined as representations of past violence and oppression, difficult histories are contested and can evoke emotional, often painful,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Live Art of Sociology book cover

    The Live Art of Sociology

    1st Edition

    By Cath Lambert

    The Live Art of Sociology attends to the importance of ‘the live’ in contemporary social and political life. Taking existing work in live sociology as a starting point, this book considers some of its aspirations through unique empirical investigations. Queer and feminist theory and methods are…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Policy Actors book cover

    Policy Actors

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stephen Ball

    Policy analysis has always attended to the role of elite actors, but much less often has the policy activity of ‘street level’ actors been attended to. The ‘implementation’ paradigm has tended to caricature the level of practice in terms of ‘resistors’ or policy failure, and ignored the demanding,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Technology-Enhanced and Collaborative Learning: Affordances, approaches and challenges book cover

    Technology-Enhanced and Collaborative Learning

    Affordances, approaches and challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Martin, Michele Notari

    Technology-enhanced, collaborative and blended learning settings can promote more effective approaches to teaching, learning and assessment when context, agency and individual characteristics are taken into account. This book presents critical insight into the theoretical and practical progress…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • UNESCO�s Utopia of Lifelong Learning: An Intellectual History book cover

    UNESCO�s Utopia of Lifelong Learning

    An Intellectual History, 1st Edition

    By Maren Elfert

    With a focus on lifelong learning, this book examines the shifts that UNESCO’s educational concepts have undergone in reaction to historical pressures and dilemmas since the founding of the organization in 1945. The tensions between UNESCO’s humanistic worldview and the pressures placed on the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Discourse of Special Populations: Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    The Discourse of Special Populations

    Critical Intercultural Communication Pedagogy and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ahmet Atay, Diana Trebing

    The term "special population" occupies a particular purpose and has a particular role in the discourse of higher education. This book uses the term as an umbrella term for any student who tends to be underrepresented on college campuses and has a very specific set of unique needs: among others,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity book cover

    The Making of Indigeneity, Curriculum History, and the Limits of Diversity

    1st Edition

    By Ligia (Licho) López López

    Conceptually rich and grounded in cutting-edge research, this book addresses the often-overlooked roles and implications of diversity and indigeneity in curriculum. Taking a multidisciplinary approach to the development of teacher education in Guatemala, López provides a historical and…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Learning Community Experience in Higher Education: High-Impact Practice for Student Retention book cover

    The Learning Community Experience in Higher Education

    High-Impact Practice for Student Retention, 1st Edition

    By Susan Mary Paige, Amitra A Wall, Joseph J Marren, Brian Dubenion, Amy Rockwell

    Offering an interdisciplinary qualitative approach, this book examines and evaluates the role and benefits of a Learning Community (LC), a high-impact practice for student retention in higher education. Grounded in in-depth case studies and first-person student experiences, the authors studied four…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Professional Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Past Trends and Future Outcomes book cover

    Professional Education at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

    Past Trends and Future Outcomes, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tiffany Fountaine Boykin, Adriel Hilton, Robert Palmer

    This book focuses on the significant role that professional education programs play at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and these programs’ impact on society. Chapter authors discuss the contexts and experiences of students who have attended these programs, including their…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The PISA Effect on Global Educational Governance book cover

    The PISA Effect on Global Educational Governance

    1st Edition

    Edited by Louis Volante

    The Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) is an international achievement measure that assesses 15-year-old student performance in the areas of reading, mathematics, and science literacy in over 70 countries and economies triennially. By presenting an in-depth examination of PISA’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Professional Development of English Language Teachers in Asia: Lessons from Japan and Vietnam book cover

    Professional Development of English Language Teachers in Asia

    Lessons from Japan and Vietnam, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kayoko Hashimoto, Van-Trao Nguyen

    Why has English language proficiency in Japan remained so low in comparison to other Asian countries? Has Vietnam attempted to improve English language teaching because ASEAN has adopted English as its working language? Why do English language teachers struggle with curriculum changes imposed by…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Transnational Students and Mobility: Lived Experiences of Migration book cover

    Transnational Students and Mobility

    Lived Experiences of Migration, 1st Edition

    By Hannah Soong

    As globalisation deepens, student mobility and migration has not only impacted economy and institutions, it has also infused human desires, imaginaries, experiences and subjectivities. In Transnational Students and Mobility, Hannah Soong portrays the vexed nexus of education and migration as a site…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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