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  • The Politics of American Actor Training

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ellen Margolis, Lissa Tyler Renaud

    The essays in this volume address the historical, social, colonial, and administrative contexts that determine today's U.S. actor training, as well as matters of identity politics, access, and marginalization as they emerge in classrooms and rehearsal halls. It considers persistent, questioning…

    Paperback – 2011-06-06
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • Promoting Diversity and Social Justice

    Educating People from Privileged Groups, Second Edition, 1st Edition

    By Diane J. Goodman

    Promoting Diversity and Social Justice provides theories, perspectives, and strategies that are useful for working with adults from privileged groups—those who are in a more powerful position in any given type of oppression. The thoroughly revised edition of this accessible and practical guide…

    Paperback – 2011-03-29
    Teaching/Learning Social Justice

  • Online and Social Networking Communities

    A Best Practice Guide for Educators, 1st Edition

    By Karen Kear

    Online and Social Networking Communities is a professional guide written for educational practitioners and trainers who wish to use online communication tools effectively in their teaching. Focusing on the student experience of learning in online communities, it addresses ‘web 2.0’ and other ‘…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Open and Flexible Learning Series

  • Introduction to American Higher Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shaun R. Harper, Jerlando F.L. Jackson

    Written primarily for students in higher education and student affairs graduate programs, Introduction to American Higher Education is a groundbreaking textbook that combines classic scholarship pertaining to colleges and universities with the most cutting-edge perspectives in the field.  The book…

    Paperback – 2010-10-11

  • New Approaches to Problem-based Learning

    Revitalising Your Practice in Higher Education, 1st Edition

    By Terry Barrett, Sarah Moore

    Problem-based learning (PBL) is a pedagogical approach that has the capacity to create vibrant and active learning environments in higher education. However, both experienced PBL practitioners and those new to PBL often find themselves looking for guidance on how to engage and energise a PBL…

    Paperback – 2010-09-27

  • Using Story

    In Higher Education and Professional Development, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer A. Moon

    Story is everywhere in human lives and cultures and it features strongly in the processes of teaching and learning. Story can be called narrative, case study, critical incident, life history, anecdote, scenario, illustration or example, creative writing, storytelling; it is a unit of communication,…

    Paperback – 2010-06-24

  • Rethinking Learning for a Digital Age

    How Learners are Shaping their Own Experiences, 1st Edition

    By Rhona Sharpe, Helen Beetham, Sara de Freitas

    Rethinking Learning for a Digital Age addresses the complex and diverse experiences of learners in a world embedded with digital technologies. The text combines first-hand accounts from learners with extensive research and analysis, including a developmental model for effective e-learning, and a…

    Paperback – 2010-06-16

  • Improving Mathematics at Work

    The Need for Techno-Mathematical Literacies, 1st Edition

    By Celia Hoyles, Richard Noss, Phillip Kent, Arthur Bakker

    Improving Mathematics at Work questions the mathematical knowledge and skills that matter in the twenty-first century world of work, and studies how the use of mathematics in the workplace is evolving in the rapidly-changing context of new technologies and globalisation. Through a series of case…

    Paperback – 2010-05-05
    Improving Learning

  • Action Research and Reflective Practice

    Creative and Visual Methods to Facilitate Reflection and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Paul McIntosh

    The use of reflection as a tool to support and develop practice is becoming increasingly recognised across education, healthcare and the social sciences. Reflection is assumed to create depth of knowledge and meaning, both for self and those practised upon. Running alongside the use of reflection…

    Paperback – 2010-01-18

  • Online Communication and Collaboration

    A Reader, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Donelan, Karen Kear, Magnus Ramage

    Communication and collaboration via the Internet has risen to great prominence in recent years, especially with the rise of social networking, Web 2.0 and virtual worlds. Many interesting and worthwhile studies have been conducted on the technology involved and the way it is used and shaped by its…

    Paperback – 2009-12-17

  • A Guide to Authentic e-Learning

    1st Edition

    By Jan Herrington, Thomas C. Reeves, Ron Oliver

    Part of the groundbreaking Connecting with e-Learning series, A Guide to Authentic e-Learning provides effective, working examples to engage learners with authentic tasks in online settings. As technology continues to open up possibilities for innovative and effective teaching and learning…

    Paperback – 2009-12-01
    Connecting with E-learning

  • Students' Experiences of e-Learning in Higher Education

    The Ecology of Sustainable Innovation, 1st Edition

    By Robert Ellis, Peter Goodyear

    Students’ Experiences of e-learning in Higher Education helps higher education instructors and university managers understand how e-learning relates to, and can be integrated with, other student experiences of learning. Grounded in relevant international research, the book is distinctive in that it…

    Paperback – 2009-09-28
    Open and Flexible Learning Series

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