Continuing Professional Development Products

  • Crossing Boundaries and Weaving Intercultural Work, Life, and Scholarship in Globalizing Universities

    Edited by Adam Komisarof, Zhu Hua

    This book generates a fresh, complex view of the process of globalization by examining how work, scholarship, and life inform each other among intercultural scholars as they navigate their interpersonal relationships and cross boundaries physically and metaphorically. Divided into three parts, the…

    Hardback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • The Genius Hour Guidebook

    Fostering Passion, Wonder, and Inquiry in the Classroom

    By Denise Krebs, Gallit Zvi

    Promote your students’ creativity and get them excited about learning! In this practical new book, authors Denise Krebs and Gallit Zvi show you how to implement Genius Hour, a time when students can develop their own inquiry-based projects around their passions and take ownership of their work.…

    Paperback – 2015-11-15 
    Routledge

  • On Being a Mentor

    A Guide for Higher Education Faculty, Second Edition

    By W. Brad Johnson

    On Being a Mentor is the definitive guide to the art and science of engaging students and faculty in effective mentoring relationships in all academic disciplines. Written with pithy clarity and rooted in the latest research on developmental relationships in higher educational settings, this…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • The Classes They Remember

    Using Role-Plays and Mock Trials to Bring Social Studies and English to Life

    By David Sherrin

    Learn how to use role-plays and mock trials to bring history and literature to life! When students take on the roles of historical or literary figures, they develop a greater understanding of characters’ identities and motivations, and are able to more deeply explore and reflect upon key issues and…

    Paperback – 2015-11-09 
    Routledge

  • Experiences of Immigrant Professors

    Challenges, Cross-Cultural Differences, and Lessons for Success

    By Charles B. Hutchison

    Educational institutions all over the world continue to attract the services of foreign-born scholars. In addition to the culture shock that immigrants experience in unfamiliar countries, these scholars often undergo "pedagogical shock." Through autobiographical accounts of foreign-born professors…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Social Work Doctoral Education

    Past, Present and Future

    Edited by Paul A. Kurzman

    The rapid expansion of doctoral education in social work is changing academia, and expanding the expectations of education for professional practice. This volume focuses on the early development, gradual evolution and present status of social work doctoral education. Relevant for social work…

    Hardback – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Researching Critical Reflection

    Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Jan Fook, Val Collington, Fiona Ross, Gillian Ruch, Linden West

    Critical reflection helps professionals to learn directly from their practice experience, so that they can improve their own work in an ongoing and flexible way – something essential in today’s complex and changing organisations. It allows change to be managed in a way which enables individuals to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-19 
    Routledge

  • Visible Learning into Action

    International Case Studies of Impact

    By John Hattie, Deb Masters, Kate Birch

    Recently at the Visible Learning Conference, Professor John Hattie stood up in his opening address and said, "I’m looking at you all and thinking ‘What if I got this wrong?’" I feel the same way when educators ask to visit and I always end up in the same place – that Keilor Views is a living,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-18 
    Routledge

  • Recognition of Prior Learning

    Research from around the globe

    Edited by Per Andersson, Andreas Fejes, Fredrik Sandberg

    Recognition of prior learning (RPL) has emerged in recent decades as an important policy area and policy concept. It is a phenomenon with a certain variation in practices as well as contexts, concepts and conceptions. However, there is a basic idea about giving recognition to prior learning…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Experiential Education in the College Context

    What it is, How it Works, and Why it Matters

    By Jay W. Roberts

    Experiential Education in the College Context provides college and university faculty with pedagogical approaches that engage students and support high-impact learning. Organized around four essential categories—active learning, integrated learning, project-based learning, and community-based…

    Paperback – 2015-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Creating a Language-Rich Math Class

    Strategies and Activities for Building Conceptual Understanding

    By Sandra L. Atkins

    What meanings do your students have for key mathematics concepts? What meanings do you wish them to have? Creating a Language-Rich Math Class offers practical approaches for developing conceptual understandings by connecting concrete, pictorial, verbal, and symbolic representations. The focus is on…

    Paperback – 2015-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Substance Use in Social Work Education and Training

    Preparing for and supporting practice

    Edited by Hilda Loughran, Wulf Livingston

    Substance use has become an increasingly common concern for all aspects of social work practice, and especially when working with mental health and vulnerable families. This requires all social workers to have sufficient education and training in alcohol and other drugs across a range of settings.…

    Hardback – 2015-09-22 
    Routledge

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