Post-Compulsory Education Products

  • The e-Revolution and Post-Compulsory Education

    Using e-Business Models to Deliver Quality Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jos Boys, Peter Ford

    Moving debates about ICT and higher education beyond a simple focus on e-learning, this book takes into consideration the provision of post-secondary education as a whole.Discussing what is meant by e-business, why e-business approaches are relevant to universities and colleges and the key issues…

    Paperback – 2007-12-21

  • A Practical Guide to Problem-Based Learning Online

    1st Edition

    By Maggi Savin-Baden

    Problem-based learning online is a burgeoning area, crying out for support in all the disciplines, but particularly health, medicine, education and social care that are already advanced users of problem-based learning in higher education. This book provides highly grounded research based ways for…

    Paperback – 2007-12-21

  • Enhancing Learning through Formative Assessment and Feedback

    1st Edition

    By Alastair Irons

    This book is based on the argument that detailed and developmental formative feedback is the single most useful thing teachers can do for students. It helps to clarify the expectations of higher education and assist all students to achieve their potential. This book promotes student learning…

    Paperback – 2007-10-25
    Key Guides for Effective Teaching in Higher Education

  • Improving Learning Cultures in Further Education

    1st Edition

    By David James, Gert Biesta

    Through its unique theoretical framework - a cultural understanding of teaching and learning – this book develops a new way of understanding educational improvement, one which focuses on the formation and transformation of the practices through which students learn. Based on detailed ethnographic…

    Paperback – 2007-09-17
    Improving Learning

  • Critical Thinking

    An Exploration of Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Jennifer Moon

    In this book, Jennifer Moon explores and clarifies critical thinking and provides practical guidance for improving student learning and supporting the teaching process. Key themes covered include: different views of and approaches to critical thinking with an emphasis on a practical basis that…

    Paperback – 2007-09-06

  • Providing Support to Young People

    A Guide to Interviewing in Helping Relationships, 1st Edition

    By Hazel L. Reid, Alison J. Fielding

    This is an invaluable guide to making the most of helping relationships. It concentrates on the practicalities and explores how to structure the help practitioners give to young people. Including case studies, reflective exercises, and dialogue examples that illustrate the model and use of skills,…

    Paperback – 2007-04-05

  • Finding Your Online Voice

    Stories Told by Experienced Online Educators, 1st Edition

    Edited by J. Michael Spector

    Finding Your Online Voice offers a thought-provoking discussion of innovative approaches to technology-based distance education. Editor J. Michael Spector focuses on how highly experienced teachers conceptualize and organize online classes. Best practices and guidelines for effective online…

    Paperback – 2007-02-22

  • Rethinking Assessment in Higher Education

    Learning for the Longer Term, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Boud, Nancy Falchikov

    Assessment is a value-laden activity surrounded by debates about academic standards, preparing students for employment, measuring quality and providing incentives. There is substantial evidence that assessment, rather than teaching, has the major influence on students’ learning. It directs…

    Paperback – 2007-02-15

  • Learning in Groups

    A Handbook for Face-to-Face and Online Environments, 4th Edition

    By David Jaques, Gilly Salmon

    Learning in groups, rather than in formal lectures or presentations, allows students to have greater scope to negotiate meaning and express themselves and their own ideas. It also helps them to establish far more effective releationships, not only with their tutors and trainers but with each other.…

    Paperback – 2006-12-21

  • Technology and the Politics of Instruction

    1st Edition

    By Jan Nespor

    In this study of computer-mediated instruction (CMI) in a U.S. research university that is the site of nationally known innovations in this area, Jan Nespor traces the varying material and organizational entanglements of a constantly reconfiguring network of people, things, categories, and ideas…

    Paperback – 2006-08-25

  • Empathy in Counseling and Psychotherapy

    Perspectives and Practices, 1st Edition

    By Arthur J. Clark

    The purpose of this text is to organize the voluminous material on empathy in a coherent and practical manner, filling a gap that exists in the current therapeutic literature. Empathy in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Perspectives and Practices comprehensively examines the function of empathy as it…

    Paperback – 2006-06-27

  • School Violence

    Fears Versus Facts, 1st Edition

    By Dewey G. Cornell

    Illustrated with numerous case studies–many drawn from the author’s work as a forensic psychologist–this book identifies 19 myths and misconceptions about youth violence, from ordinary bullying to rampage shootings. It covers controversial topics such as gun control and the…

    Paperback – 2006-05-16

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