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Leading Effective Meetings

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (April 09, 2017)

Ready to take your business to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about leading effective meetings with this practical guide.

Meetings are a key part of office life in the 21st century, but...


Persuasive Public Speaking

by 50Minutes 50Minutes.com (February 19, 2017)

Ready to take your career to the next level? Find out everything you need to know about effective public speaking with this practical guide.

Public speaking is an unavoidable element of almost everybody's careers,...


Generating Talent

by José Antonio Marina Conecta (November 05, 2016)

Generating Talent: How to Put Intelligence to Work develops an innovative model that explains the generation of talent as intelligence acting in a way that is suitable, brilliant and efficient. It reveals how...


Education for Liberation

by Elizabeth English Smith, Gerard Robinson, Van Jones & Newt Gingrich Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 25, 2019)

Almost 650,000 men and women, approximately the size of the city of Memphis, TN, return home from prison every year. Oftentimes with some pocket change and a bus ticket, they reenter society and struggle to...


Sex in Education

by Edward H. Clarke eBookIt.com (March 27, 2013)

"Is there any thing better in a State than that both women and men be rendered the very best? There is not." —Plato.

It is idle to say that what is right for man is wrong for woman. Pure reason, abstract right...


10 Best College Majors for the Next Decade

by Matthew Boone's Warner eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

Today's college students face a difficult decision: how to choose the right college major. With so many choices, and a major job shortage across the country, it is hard to know which majors will help a college...


Pivot - Earned, Purposeful, Designed Surprises in Training

by Bruce Jr. Bullock eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

"Pivot" is a proven process for trainers to convert participants into followers.


The Blog & the Journal - Writing About You -

by Cecilia Jr. Tanner Ruksak Books (February 21, 2013)

The BLOG & the JOURNAL explores the fascination of keeping a journal which is the very fascination of life, - its novelty, its unpredictability, its new twists. By expressing yourself in your solitude, you can...


Just A Relief Teacher

by Tracey Walker eBookIt.com (March 15, 2017)

Teaching as a profession brings with it an opportunity to give life skills to all students on a daily basis. Students learn what they live. So we need to be aware of our own standards, values and reactions to...


Transcending Self and Other Through Akogare [Desire]

by Chisato Nonaka Multilingual Matters (September 26, 2018)

The Japanese concept of akogare has become well known in TESOL-related literature in recent years, usually in the context of interracial sexual desire. In this far-reaching new study of the internationalization...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


Educating Refugee-background Students

by Shawna Shapiro, Raichle Farrelly & Mary Jane Curry Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

This collection of empirical work offers an in-depth exploration of key issues in the education of adolescents and adults with refugee backgrounds residing in North America, Australia and Europe. These studies...


Understanding Language Use in the Classroom

by Susan J. Behrens Multilingual Matters (April 17, 2018)

It is clear that a proper understanding of what academic English is and how to use it is crucial for success in college, and yet students face multiple obstacles in acquiring this new 'code', not least that...


The Automated Society

by Darrell M. West Brookings Institution Press (May 15, 2018)

Looking for ways to handle the transition to a digital economy

Robots, artificial intelligence, and driverless cars are no longer things of the distant future. They are with us today and will become increasingly...


Serving the New Majority Student

by Eric Malm & Marguerite Weber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 06, 2018)

Much of higher education was originally designed to meet the needs of full time 18-22 year-old students who enter directly from high school. However, the New Majority of our students are older, likely to swirl...


Theories of Practice: Raising the Standards of Early Childhood Education

by Carol Garhart Mooney Redleaf Press (November 10, 2014)

A provocative, yet well-intended, call to action for everyone in the early childhood field


College Without High School

by Blake Boles New Society Publishers (September 01, 2009)

"Blake Boles has written a remarkable how-to handbook that is destined to change the lives of young people across North America. I highly recommend Blake's book to any middle school or high school student seeking...


Uncovering English-Medium Instruction

by Branka Drljaca Margic & Irena Vodopija-Krstanovic Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (March 27, 2017)

English-medium instruction (EMI) is a complex educational innovation and a prerequisite for active participation in the process of internationalizing academia. Given its impact on today’s universities, it...


The Foreign Language Appropriation Conundrum

by Thomas Szende Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (September 09, 2016)

This monograph’s title reflects the need to articulate the classroom actions and strategies of an increasingly efficient technological environment with symbolic, cultural, and political issues, namely the...


Vocational Education beyond Skill Formation

by Fernando Marhuenda-Fluixá Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 30, 2017)

Vocational education and training has played an important role in the struggles between Work and Capital along history and today; there are examples of such tensions worldwide. The first section of this book...


College English Teacher Development in China

by Jiying Han Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (February 14, 2017)

This study addresses the professional development of college English teachers in mainland China. It is designed to examine the relationship between teachers’ motivation and their attitudinal elements including...


Dignity and Human Rights Education

by Robert A. Bowie Peter Lang Ltd, International Academic Publishers (September 06, 2017)

This book addresses the question of human rights education in a world that is witnessing a resurgence of religion in public life, and a continuation of religion across much of the globe, long after secularization...


Higher Education and Second Language Learning

by Rosario Hernandez & Paul Rankin Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (January 06, 2015)

This volume explores the challenges involved in facilitating student learning of second languages at university level. Easy access to information and communication technologies inside and outside the classroom,...


Loneliness and Solitude in Education

by Julian Stern Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (May 05, 2014)

Analysing loneliness and solitude in schools and exploring how to deal with them is a vital task. In recent research for the author’s Spirit of the School project, a number of pupils, teachers and headteachers...


Drama and CLIL

by Juan José Torres Núñez & Susana Nicolás Román Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 07, 2015)

Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) has transformed the educational scene and brought about a revolution of teaching methods and principles in the bilingual education environment. The major challenge...


Shaping the Futures of (Vocational) Education and Work

by Manfred Wahle & Gabriele Molzberger Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften (April 13, 2015)

Education and work are moving towards an open, but uncertain future. Research on vocational and continuing education constantly needs to reassure the conditions of educational systems, current concepts of VET...


Coloring in the White Spaces

by Ann Milne Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (March 27, 2017)

This book examines the struggle against racial and cultural inequity in educational systems, presenting the case study of a New Zealand school and its community’s determination to resist alienating environments....


Educators Queering Academia

by sj Miller & Nelson M. Rodriguez Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 15, 2016)

The memoirs in this collection represent a cross-section of critical reflections by a queerly diverse set of individuals on their experiences inhabiting a variety of spaces within the field of education. In...


From the Parade Child to the King of Chaos

by Hongyu Wang Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (October 07, 2016)

From the Parade Child to the King of Chaos depicts the pedagogical life history of an extraordinary teacher educator and internationally renowned curriculum scholar, William E. Doll, Jr. It explores how his...


Dreams and Deception

by Isabel Ann Dwornik Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 09, 2016)

This book helps young black males, educators, policy makers, parents, and all other interested parties to understand the importance of education alongside athletic pursuits. In the world today, many young black...


Breakbeat Pedagogy

by Brian Mooney Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 29, 2016)

Breakbeat Pedagogy provides a groundbreaking framework for the inclusion of hip-hop culture in schools. Looking beyond the previous model of hip-hop-based education, Brian Mooney argues for school-wide hip-hop...


The Ecological Heart of Teaching

by Jackie Seidel & David W. Jardine Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 28, 2016)

The Ecological Heart of Teaching is a collection of writings by teachers about their life in classrooms. Reflecting over three years of collective work, it illustrates how teachers, parents, and students can...


Outliving Your Dissertation

by Antonina Lukenchuk Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (May 23, 2017)

This guide focuses on the dissertation work as a step-by-step process and details the structure and the content of dissertation chapters. Unique to this edition is its conception of the dissertation in optimistic,...


Journeys of Social Justice

by Menah Pratt-Clarke & Johanna B. Maes Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (March 01, 2017)

This edited volume documents the unique experiences of women of color in higher education administration. From full professors, senior administrators, deans, presidents, and chancellors, women of color share...


Researching New Literacies

by Michele Knobel & Colin Lankshear Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (March 31, 2017)

This book provides an expansive guide for designing and conducting robust qualitative research across a diverse range of purposes concerned with understanding new literacies in theory and in practice. It is...


Working Together

by Bernard W. Andrews Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (May 10, 2016)

Partnerships among a variety of institutions – for profit, not-for-profit, and non-profit – are a relatively recent organizational development. Such partnerships link businesses, government, and social agencies....


Pedagogical Matters

by Nathan Snaza, Debbie Sonu, Sarah E. Truman & Zofia Zaliwska Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 05, 2016)

This edited collection takes up the wild and sudden surge of new materialisms in the field of curriculum studies. New materialisms shift away from the strong focus on discourse associated with the linguistic...


Curriculum Studies Guidebooks

by Marla B. Morris Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (February 18, 2016)

Curriculum Studies Guidebooks treat the (Post)reconceptualization of curriculum studies. The literature reviewed in this volume reflects current issues and discussions taking place in education. This volume...


Curriculum Studies Guidebooks

by Marla B. Morris Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (February 18, 2016)

Curriculum Studies Guidebooks treat the (Post)reconceptualization of curriculum studies. The huge corpus of literature reviewed in this volume reflect current issues and discussions dealing with education. This...


Going Inward

by Susan Diana Longerbeam & Alicia Fedelina Chavez Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (June 30, 2016)

Going Inward is a pragmatic text for faculty in all disciplines who desire to deepen their reflection on teaching. Through the culturally introspective writings of faculty in a variety of academic disciplines,...


RIP Jim Crow

by Virginia Stead Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (March 15, 2015)

Together we can build enough momentum to see Jim Crow lying silent and still in his grave.

This book shouts out ways that we can and must respond to the sickening accumulation of racially inspired and systemically...


Counterstorytelling Narratives of Latino Teenage Boys

by Juan A. Ríos Vega Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (July 20, 2015)

Counterstorytelling Narratives of Latino Teenage Boys presents an ethnographic portrait of the experiences and counterstories of nine Latino teenage boys representing different cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds...


A Curriculum of Wellness

by Michelle Kilborn Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (March 10, 2016)

A Curriculum of Wellness seeks to encourage a deeper discussion about teaching our children how to be healthy and live well. It makes a significant contribution to the field of education as it features influential...


The Curriculum

by João M. Paraskeva Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 14, 2016)

The Curriculum: Whose Internationalization? asks a series of important questions in the re-examination of the internationalization of curriculum studies. It reflects the work of the Internationalization of Curriculum...


Surviving and Thriving with Teacher Action Research

by Heather Lattimer & Stacey Caillier Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (December 30, 2014)

Action research can be a transformative learning experience that strengthens educators’ practice and empowers our voices. For the novice action researcher, however, it can sometimes be frustrating, isolating,...


Every Person Is a Philosopher

by Bill Ayers, Caroline Heller & Janise Hurtig Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (March 10, 2016)

Hal Adams was a legendary radical educator who organized writing workshops with people who had been written off during much of their lives, marginalized for reasons of race, gender, class, and caste. Hal detested...


Reel Education

by Jacqueline Bach Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (August 15, 2016)

Reel Education is the first single-authored book to bring together the theoretical and practical considerations of teaching cinematic texts about education that claim a degree of verisimilitude. Given the recent...


New Literacies and Teacher Learning

by Michele Knobel & Judy Kalman Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 14, 2016)

New Literacies and Teacher Learning examines the complexities of teacher professional development today in relation to new literacies and digital technologies, set within the wider context of strong demands...


Enacting Change from Within

by Meghan Cosier & Christine Ashby Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (April 01, 2015)

Disability Studies in Education (DSE) provides a useful and compelling framework for re-envisioning the possibility of education for all students. However, the philosophies of Disability Studies (DS) can be...


The Education Doctorate (Ed.D.)

by Virginia Stead Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers (June 26, 2015)

This first-of-its-kind text explores the Ed.D. program as a crucible for equitable higher education and community leadership. It was inspired in part by the Carnegie Project on the Educational Doctorate (CPED)...