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  • Gender Inclusive Engineering Education

    1st Edition

    By Julie Mills, Mary Elizabeth Ayre, Judith Gill

    Women continue to comprise a small minority of students in engineering education and subsequent employment, despite the numerous initiatives over the past 25 years to attract and retain more women in engineering. This book demonstrates the ways in which traditional engineering education has not…

    Paperback – 2013-03-21
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Heart of Teaching

    Empowering Students in the Performing Arts, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Wangh

    The Heart of Teaching is a book about teaching and learning in the performing arts. Its focus is on the inner dynamics of teaching: the processes by which teachers can promote—or undermine—creativity itself. It covers the many issues that teachers, directors and choreographers experience, from…

    Paperback – 2012-12-18

  • Basic Skills Education in Community Colleges

    Inside and Outside of Classrooms, 1st Edition

    By W Norton Grubb

    Nearly two-thirds of students require some form of remediation before taking college-level classes, and community colleges have become increasingly important in providing this education. Unfortunately, relatively few students complete the developmental courses required to make a transition to…

    Paperback – 2012-12-03

  • Writing Research Critically

    Developing the power to make a difference, 1st Edition

    By John Schostak, Jill Schostak

    This is not a standard guide to writing a dissertation, thesis, project report, journal article or book. Rather, this book will help researchers who are dissatisfied with the typical recipe approaches to standardised forms of writing-up and want to explore how academic writing can be used to…

    Paperback – 2012-11-26

  • Fostering Success of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in STEM

    The Role of Minority Serving Institutions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba, Marybeth Gasman

    To maintain competitiveness in the global economy, United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Given the growing minority population in the country, it is critical that…

    Paperback – 2012-11-07

  • University Teaching in Focus

    A learning-centred approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lynne Hunt, Denise Chalmers

    University Teaching in Focus provides a foundational springboard for early career academics preparing to teach in universities. Focusing on four critical areas - teaching, curriculum, students, and quality/leadership - this succinct resource offers university teachers a straightforward approach to…

    Paperback – 2012-11-05

  • Developing a Winning Grant Proposal

    1st Edition

    By Donald C. Orlich, Nancy R. Shrope

    In a world of tightening budgets and increased competition for grant money, Developing a Winning Grant Proposal provides the guidelines, strategies, plans, and techniques to craft a fundable grant proposal. A user-friendly, engaging, and up-to-date guide, this book covers the entire process from…

    Paperback – 2012-09-19

  • Assessment for Learning in Higher Education

    1st Edition

    By Kay Sambell, Liz McDowell, Catherine Montgomery

    "an invaluable guide for practitioners, quality assurors, university managers and students themselves who wish to better understand the importance of assessment for learning, and it will further scholarship in the field significantly." -Professor Sally Brown  Assessment for Learning in Higher…

    Paperback – 2012-07-30

  • University Teaching

    An Introductory Guide, 1st Edition

    By Tony Harland

    University Teaching: An Introductory Guide is a vital tool for the new lecturer that aims to encourage and support an inquiry into university teaching and academic life. This book understands that teaching is not discrete but one of many activities integrated in academic work. It recognizes that…

    Paperback – 2012-04-26

  • Teaching as a Design Science

    Building Pedagogical Patterns for Learning and Technology, 1st Edition

    By Diana Laurillard

    Teaching is changing. It is no longer simply about passing on knowledge to the next generation. Teachers in the twenty-first century, in all educational sectors, have to cope with an ever-changing cultural and technological environment. Teaching is now a design science. Like other design…

    Paperback – 2012-03-16

  • A Short History of Writing Instruction

    From Ancient Greece to Contemporary America, 3rd Edition

    Edited by James J. Murphy

    Short enough to be synoptic, yet long enough to be usefully detailed, A Short History of Writing Instruction is the ideal text for undergraduate courses and graduate seminars in rhetoric and composition. It preserves the legacy of writing instruction from antiquity to contemporary times with a…

    Paperback – 2012-03-14

  • Becoming a New Instructor

    A Guide for College Adjuncts and Graduate Students, 1st Edition

    By Erika Falk

    Becoming a New Instructor guides new instructors through the planning, preparation, and execution of their first class, whether it is in person or online. Like any good mentor, this book provides clear, simple instructions and makes best-practice recommendations. Becoming a New Instructor provides…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13

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