Continuing Professional Development Products

  • Debates in Modern Languages Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Patricia Driscoll, Ernesto Macaro, Ann Swarbrick

    Debates in Modern Languages Education offers a comprehensive introduction and synthesis of the major themes and research evidence in language learning and teaching today, providing an up-to-date, authoritative review of traditional and contemporary issues in language teaching. With chapters…

    Paperback – 2013-12-10
    Debates in Subject Teaching

  • Using Technology to Support Learning and Teaching

    1st Edition

    By Andy Fisher, Kate Exley, Dragos Ciobanu

    The climate of Higher Education is changing rapidly. The students are more likely to see themselves as consumers and have increasingly high expectations regarding teaching and learning. Universities are in part aiming to meet this need by increasing the use of technology; for example, whether to…

    Paperback – 2013-12-05
    Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

  • Writing in Psychology

    1st Edition

    By Scott A. Miller

    This book helps readers become better writers of psychology and better writers in general. After reading thousands of course papers, theses, and dissertations, Dr. Miller knows and addresses the issues that students find most challenging when writing about psychology. Written with the utmost…

    Paperback – 2013-12-04

  • Using Evidence for Advocacy and Resistance in Early Years Services

    Exploring the Pen Green research approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Eddie McKinnon

    Insightful and relevant, Using Evidence for Advocacy and Resistance in Early Years Services supports practitioners working in Early Years settings to develop the knowledge and skills required to carry out research into their own practice. Based on the renowned Pen Green approach, which advocates…

    Paperback – 2013-11-15
    Pen Green Books for Early Years Educators

  • College Counseling for Admissions Professionals

    Improving Access and Retention, 1st Edition

    By Nathan J. Daun-Barnett, Carl W. Behrend, Cory M. Bezek

    College Counseling for Admissions Professionals is a much-needed resource to guide college admissions professionals in helping students navigate the college choice process. This research-based book prepares college admissions professionals to not only be marketers of their institution, but also…

    Paperback – 2013-11-01

  • Global Reconstructions of Vocational Education and Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by James Avis

    Vocational education and training (VET) can be difficult to define since it is set in a turbulent and volatile environment marked by national and regional specificities. It can be delivered at different levels and by a variety of providers, including community colleges, colleges of further…

    Hardback – 2013-10-30

  • Looking into Special Education

    A synthesis of key themes and concepts, 1st Edition

    By Michael Farrell

    Contemporary and stimulating, Looking into Special Education provides an engaging overview of the key areas of special education, with each chapter providing valuable insight into the nature and practice of special education today. Aiding understanding and acting as a framework for further study,…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29

  • Challenging Professional Learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Crowley

    Teachers and trainers are dual-professionals – they are required to have up-to-date industry skills and also skills in teaching and learning. The issue of professional identity, and the promotion of maintaining and building pedagogic expertise in relation to their vocational work, is therefore an…

    Paperback – 2013-10-21

  • Professional Learning in Changing Contexts

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Monika Nerland, Karen Jensen

    The knowledge and decisions of professionals influence all facets of modern life, a fact reflected by the increasing and distinct emphasis on public accountability for what professionals know and do. The nature of this accountability has been fundamentally transformed in response to a changing…

    Hardback – 2013-10-10

  • Visible Learning and the Science of How We Learn

    1st Edition

    By John Hattie, Gregory C. R. Yates

    On publication in 2009 John Hattie’s Visible Learning presented the biggest ever collection of research into what actually work in schools to improve children’s learning. Not what was fashionable, not what political and educational vested interests wanted to champion, but what actually produced the…

    Paperback – 2013-09-27

  • Language Teachers and Teaching

    Global Perspectives, Local Initiatives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Selim Ben Said, Lawrence Jun Zhang

    This volume gathers contributions from a range of global experts in teacher education to address the topic of language teacher education. It shows how teacher education involves the agency of teachers, which forms part of their identity, and which they take on when integrating into the teaching…

    Hardback – 2013-09-26
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Harris, Katharine Burn, Mary Woolley

    The Guided Reader to Teaching and Learning History draws on extracts from the published work of some of the most influential history education writers, representing a range of perspectives from leading classroom practitioners to academic researchers, and highlighting key debates surrounding a…

    Paperback – 2013-09-23

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