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  • 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

  • Using Museums as an Educational Resource

    An Introductory Handbook for Students and Teachers, 2nd Edition

    By Graeme K. Talboys

    Visits to museums have long been an important aspect of the education of young people and in recent years it has been increasingly recognised that education is core to the purpose of the museum. Not only do they introduce students to the many and varied forms of our material culture, they also…

    Paperback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge

  • The Routledge International Handbook on Narrative and Life History

    Edited by Ivor Goodson, Ari Antikainen, Pat Sikes, Molly Andrews

    In recent decades, there has been a substantial turn towards narrative and life history study. The embrace of narrative and life history work has accompanied the move to postmodernism and post-structuralism across a wide range of disciplines: sociological studies, gender studies, cultural studies,…

    Hardback – 2016-10-25
    Routledge

  • The University of Google

    Education in the (Post) Information Age

    By Tara Brabazon

    Looking at schools and universities, it is difficult to pinpoint when education, teaching and learning started to haemorrhage purpose, aspiration and function. Libraries and librarians have been starved of funding. Teachers cram their curriculum with 'skill development' and 'generic competencies'…

    Paperback – 2016-10-03
    Routledge

  • Researching Non-Heterosexual Sexualities

    Edited by Constantinos N. Phellas

    After widespread neglect over many years, the study of human sexuality has recently come to the forefront of many of the most important debates in contemporary society and culture. This book addresses seriously the issue of how to improve the methodological basis of research into non-heterosexual…

    Paperback – 2016-09-09
    Routledge

  • Motivation and Learning Strategies for College Success

    A Focus on Self-Regulated Learning, 5th Edition

    By Myron H. Dembo, Helena Seli

    Combining theory, research, and applications, this popular text guides college students on how to become self-regulated learners. Students gain knowledge about human motivation and learning as they improve their study skills. The focus is on relevant information and features to help students to…

    Paperback – 2016-06-21
    Routledge

  • Pass the QTS Skills Tests with Confidence

    And ace your interview

    By Tony Cotton, Dave Klemm

    Pass the QTS Skills Test with Confidence is the must-have guide for all prospective trainee teachers. It will provide you with the skills guidance, subject knowledge and confidence you need to pass the Literacy and Numeracy QTS Skills Tests, make an application that stands out and sail through…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    Routledge

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