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  • Modern Education of Young Children (1933)

    Edited by Nancy Catty

    First published in 1933, experienced teachers describe the transition in a large infant school from formal teaching to project work and illustrate the methods by which children, free to play singly or in groups, gain general education and rapidly acquire skill in the three R's. That similar methods…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Psychology of Study Success in Universities

    By Kaarina Maatta, Satu Uusiautti

    Universities around the world are under increasing pressure to maintain high levels of graduation and to make study processes as efficient as possible, with teachers and students struggling to meet the expectations placed upon them as a result. The Psychology of Study Success in Universities asks…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Informal Learning Space in the University

    Its Place in the Digital World

    Edited by Graham Walton, Graham Matthews

    Growing student numbers, increased student expectations, new approaches to learning, and fast-paced technological advances all contribute to the need for universities to take a more strategic approach to their buildings, including formal and informal learning spaces. Exploring Informal Learning…

    Hardback – 2017-08-14 
    Routledge

  • Research Methods in Law

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Dawn Watkins, Mandy Burton

    Explaining in clear terms some of the main methodological approaches to legal research, the chapters in this edited collection are written by specialists in their fields, researching in a variety of jurisdictions. Covering a range of topics from Feminist Approaches to Law and Economics, each…

    Paperback – 2017-07-25 
    Routledge

  • Subject Librarians

    Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment

    By Penny Dale

    Edited by Matt Holland

    The university subject librarians' role is at the centre of new models of teaching and learning, yet further debate and published contributions are still needed to shape its future direction. Subject Librarians: Engaging with the Learning and Teaching Environment assesses trends and challenges in…

    Paperback – 2017-03-06
    Routledge

  • Affect and Legal Education

    Emotion in Learning and Teaching the Law

    Edited by Caroline Maughan, Paul Maharg

    The place of emotion in legal education is rarely discussed or analysed, and we do not have to seek far for the reasons. The difficulty of interdisciplinary research, the technicisation of legal education itself, the view that affect is irrational and antithetical to core western ideals of…

    Paperback – 2017-02-27
    Routledge
    Emerging Legal Education

  • Problem Solving

    Perspectives from Cognition and Neuroscience, 2nd Edition

    By S. Ian Robertson

    The way that we assess and overcome problems is an essential part of everyday life. Problem Solving provides a clear introduction to the underlying mental processes involved in solving problems. Drawing on research from cognitive psychology and neuroscience, it examines the methods and…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28
    Psychology Press

  • Young People and Work

    By Robin Price, Paula McDonald

    Edited by Barbara Pini

    This edited book brings together empirical studies of young people in paid employment from a variety of disciplinary perspectives and in different national settings. In the context of increasing youth labour market participation rates and debates about the value of early employment, it draws on…

    Paperback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge

  • Computers, Schools and Students

    The Effects of Technology

    By Cedric Cullingford, Nusrat Haq

    How have schools been affected by the introduction of computer technology, and has it changed the school life and experience of students? This book uses research from both large and small secondary schools, including those specializing in technology and those with higher numbers of pupils with…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Wikipedia

    A New Community of Practice?

    By Dan O'Sullivan

    During its brief existence Wikipedia has proved astonishingly successful with 2.8 million articles in English alone available freely to all with access to the internet. The online encyclopedia can be seen as the 21st century’s version of earlier historical attempts to gather the world’s knowledge…

    Paperback – 2016-11-17
    Routledge

  • Electronic Performance Support

    Using Digital Technology to Enhance Human Ability

    By Paul van Schaik

    Edited by Philip Barker

    Despite ubiquitous powerful technologies such as networked computers, global positioning systems, and cell phones; human failures in decision-making and performance continue to have disastrous consequences. Electronic Performance Support: Using Digital Technology to Enhance Human Ability, reminds…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • Informal Learning

    A New Model for Making Sense of Experience

    By Lloyd Davies

    In much of the developed world, learning is synonymous with the formal, structured processes that involve teachers, lecturers or trainers. Yet it is experience that is by far the most influential teacher that any of us will have, from the very first moment we are born. Lloyd Davies puts forward a…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

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