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Analysing Qualitative Data (eBook)

Outlining how to select the most appropriate tool for analyzing data, Analysing Qualitative Data also provides the reader with an awareness of the various challenges that are unique to interpreting the conceptual and subjective data generated in qualitative research.

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Assessment as Learning (eBook)

Your key to understanding how formative assessment improves learning!High-stakes tests and end-of-year assessments dominate educational planning and curriculum. Yet, formative assessments are proven to have the most impact on day-to-day learning. Teachers who understand how to use assessment to spark learning unlock a powerful educational tool, and Assessment as Learning can show you how. Using clear explanations and poignant cases, this book illustrates how formative assessment can be used to understand student beliefs, inform classroom instruction, and encourage student reflection. Fully revised, this second edition featuresDiscussion of the complex nature of learningWays to use formative assessment in a variety of contextsReal-life examples and case studies of assessment in actionSample rubrics and lesson plans for easy implementationIdeas for Follow-up at the end of each chapter Insights into common classroom dilemmas along with viable solutionsUnraveling the mystery of formative assessment, this resource reveals how this teaching technique optimizes learning. "e;Lorna Earl is an international thought leader when it comes to linking quality assessment to teaching, learning and student success."e;-Rick Stiggins, Author and Consultant"e;Earl begins at the beginning, focusing on assessing what students believe is true and using assessment information to help students develop and extend learning from those initial beliefs. Readers should do likewise, asking themselves what they believe is true about assessment and then extending their learning with this book."e;-Susan M. Brookhart, ConsultantBrookhart Enterprises
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Assessment as Learning (eBook)

Your key to understanding how formative assessment improves learning!High-stakes tests and end-of-year assessments dominate educational planning and curriculum. Yet, formative assessments are proven to have the most impact on day-to-day learning. Teachers who understand how to use assessment to spark learning unlock a powerful educational tool, and Assessment as Learning can show you how. Using clear explanations and poignant cases, this book illustrates how formative assessment can be used to understand student beliefs, inform classroom instruction, and encourage student reflection. Fully revised, this second edition featuresDiscussion of the complex nature of learningWays to use formative assessment in a variety of contextsReal-life examples and case studies of assessment in actionSample rubrics and lesson plans for easy implementationIdeas for Follow-up at the end of each chapter Insights into common classroom dilemmas along with viable solutionsUnraveling the mystery of formative assessment, this resource reveals how this teaching technique optimizes learning. "e;Lorna Earl is an international thought leader when it comes to linking quality assessment to teaching, learning and student success."e;-Rick Stiggins, Author and Consultant"e;Earl begins at the beginning, focusing on assessing what students believe is true and using assessment information to help students develop and extend learning from those initial beliefs. Readers should do likewise, asking themselves what they believe is true about assessment and then extending their learning with this book."e;-Susan M. Brookhart, ConsultantBrookhart Enterprises
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Behaviour Recovery (eBook)

Second Edition of best-sellerBehaviour Recovery from top selling author Bill RogersTeachers frequently face the challenge of children with behaviour disorders in their classes. Behaviour Recovery Second Edition gives teachers an educational model for teaching behaviour specifically to those children based on whole-school support. The Second Edition of this well-known book has been revised and updated throughout. New features include:- the practical options and programmes teachers use to address the challenge of children with emotional and behavioural disorders- attention deficit disorder (ADD), particularly with older primary and lower-secondary age children- issues relating to task avoidance, task-focus and organization- discipline and behaviour management in an expanded form- photocopiable masters in the Appendix.Behaviour Recovery Second Edition develops a structured approach that enables students to develop positive behaviours. Bill Rogers' inclusion of real school experiences - both his own and others - makes the book informative, practical and easy to follow.
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Ab CHF 40.30

Cities in a World Economy (eBook)

The Fourth Edition of Cities in a World Economy shows how certain characteristics of our turn-of-the-millennium flows of money, information and people have led to the emergence of a new social formation: global cities. These developments give new meaning to such fixtures of urban sociology as the centrality of place and the importance of geography in our social world.New to the Fourth Edition: new chapter (8) analysing the challenges and vulnerabilities facing major cities in terms of three major challenges: (1) the environment, (2) global financial crisis, and (3) asymmetric war new section in chapter 3 on global migrations new section in Chapter 4 on comparing global cities presents three new case studies in Chapter 5: (1) comparing Shanghai and Hong Kong, (2) the Gulf States, and (3) IstanbulKey Features: takes a multidisciplinary approach to urban sociology, supported by global examples examines the impact of global processes on the social structure of cities, increasing students' world awareness strikes an ideal balance between maintaining academic rigor and employing new and innovative concepts discusses in Chapter 7 a unique perspective on the highly gendered and unequal nature of the global city, and how it forces the underprivileged to live a dangerous and unpredictable life on global survival circuits
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Ab CHF 51.30

Classroom Behaviour (eBook)

Lecturers, why waste time waiting for the post to arrive? Request and receive your e-inspection copy today!In this Third Edition of his bestselling book, Bill Rogers looks at the issues facing teachers working in today's classrooms. Describing real situations and dilemmas, he offers advice on dealing with the challenges of the job, and how building up a rapport with both students and colleagues can support good practice.New to this edition are sections on: - dealing with bullying;- teaching students on the autistic spectrum in a mainstream classroom;- working with very challenging students.New features included in the text are:- a wider range of case studies, covering students aged 4 to 18;- questions for discussion;- a Glossary of key terms. Bill Rogers understands the demanding nature of the job, and offers wise words and inspirational encouragement to all those involved in educating our children and young people. Watch a video of Bill Rogers discuss the main challenges facing teachers in schools today; his new book 'Classroom Behaviour, Third Edition' and what advice he would give to aspiring teachers.
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Creativity, Wisdom, and Trusteeship (eBook)

"e;In today's 'teach-to-the-test' climate, do we ever need a book about wisdom and creativity! Our focus as educators is enriched by this book."e;-Robert Di Giulio, Professor Johnson State College"e;Creativity, wisdom, and trusteeship may each sound good enough in itself, but the contributors to this volume make a compelling case for how much they need one another."e;-David Perkins, Professor Harvard UniversityHow do creativity, wisdom, and trusteeship translate into "e;excellent and ethical"e; educational practices? This important new volume from Anna Craft, Howard Gardner, and Guy Claxton focuses on the need to educate for "e;wise creativity"e; so that students will learn to expand their perspectives and exercise their talents responsibly within their school community and in the real world. The editors' theories, plus contributions from noted scholars Dean Keith Simonton, David Henry Feldman, Jonathan Rowson, Helen Haste, Patrick Dillon, Hans Henrik Knoop, Christopher Bannerman, Robert J. Sternberg, and Dave Trotman, develop a concept of teachers as "e;trustees,"e; or respected, nonpartisan role models who can exercise wise creativity in their classrooms and cultivate this quality in their students.The book explores a wide range of questions, such as:What is the nature of creativity and wisdom and what does it mean to exercise a balance between the two?What do creativity, wisdom, and trusteeship look like in society and in the school community?How can schools educate for creativity tempered by wisdom?What does it take to nurture trustee leadership in the classroom and schoolwide?Thought-provoking and incisive, Creativity, Wisdom, and Trusteeship is essential reading for all members of the educational community.
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How to Manage Children's Challenging Behaviour (eBook)

This book addresses the issue of challenging behavior and behavior disorders in schools and shows how teachers have made a significant difference.
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I Get By With A Little Help (eBook)

In this book, Bill Rogers draws from his experience as a teacher, researcher and educational consultant to emphasise that colleague support can, and does, make a difference to individual teachers and to whole school cultures. He highlights the personal and relational aspects of colleague support, including moral support, structural support and professional support. In particular, he calls upon the voices of teachers and case studies to illustrate the moral, structural and professional dimensions of colleague support.Bill Rogers argues that colleague support can affect wellbeing, professional esteem and professional coping. He asks the questions:'What makes colleague support effective and why?' 'Who initiates support and how?' 'How does such support affect personal coping and the ability to manage the day to day grind of teaching?' 'How does colleague support affect longer term issues such as professional feedback, appraisal of teaching, curriculum planning, lesson planning, as well as ongoing concerns such as classroom discipline and behaviour management?' 'How does colleague support affect the impact and management of change?' Bill Rogers is an education consultant, author, lecturer and Adjunct Professor of Education at Griffith University (Queensland, Australia). He lectures widely and regularly across Australia, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.
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International and Cross-Cultural Business Research

Successfully combining cross-cultural management and business research methods, this team of international authors provide much needed coverage of the implications that should be considered when undertaking research across different cultures.

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CHF 215.00

Memory (eBook)

The fully updated Third Edition of Bennett L. Schwartz's practical text on memory science engages students in an exploration of how memory works in everyday life through unique applications in areas such as education, job-related memory, investigations, and courtrooms. Throughout the book, integrated coverage of cognitive psychology and neuroscience connects theory and research to the areas in the brain where memory processes occur.Four overarching themes that create a framework for the text include: the active nature of learning and remembering; memorys status as a biological process; the multiple components of memory systems; and how memory principles can improve our individual ability to learn and remember. Featuring substantive changes that bring the book completely up to date, theThird Editionoffers students an array of high-interest examples for augmenting their own memory abilities and appreciation of memory science.
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Organizational Learning

How do organizations learn, change and adapt? The chapters in this book contribute to the development of organizational learning theory in three ways. They delineate its scope, differentiating it from organizational ecology, choice and individual learning; demonstrate the explanatory power of a learning perspective; and illustrate the application of research tools useful for the study of learning.

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CHF 167.00

Social Work (eBook)

In Social Work: Critical Theory and Practice Jan Fook provides a textbook that is organized with a reflective approach to social work. The discussion and description of theories and practices is interspersed with exercises, which engage the reader in an interactive process of thinking about these ideas. In this way the reader is encouraged to develop his or her own ideas, using the material covered in the book. Written in an engaging and accessible style this book and its innovative quality attempt's to forge new models for practice which are relevant in changing contexts. This work is essential reading for students on qualifying and post-qualifying social work courses, as well as for practitioners.
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Sport and Communication

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CHF 1’426.00

Teaching U.S. History Beyond the Textbook (eBook)

"e;Williams' passion for helping teachers look at content in new ways is precisely what we need. This book challenges educators to think outside the box."e;-Dennis Denenberg, Professor EmeritusMillersville University"e;This is not your typical social studies methods book. Williams' highly readable prose shows a deep respect for the marriage of American history content and teaching."e;-Elaine Wrisley Reed, Retired Executive DirectorNational Council for History EducationTurn your students into history detectives with these innovative teaching strategies!Written by a history educator, this exciting guide provides a unique approach that makes it easy for middle and high school teachers to engage students' critical thinking in history and social studies.Using a "e;CSI approach"e; to history, the author's six powerful strategies tap into students' natural curiosity and investigative instincts. Students become detectives of the past as they ghost-hunt in their neighborhoods, solve historical crime scenes, prepare arguments for famous court cases, and more. Each ready-to-use technique:Demonstrates how students can use primary and secondary sources to solve historical mysteriesIncludes sample lessons and case studies for Grades 5-12Aligns with national standards, making the book useful for both teachers and curriculum developersFeatures review questions, reflections, and Web and print resources in every chapter for further readingIncorporate these strategies into your classroom and watch as students discover just how thrilling and spine-chilling history can be!
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The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

The State of Unequal Educational Opportunity: The Coleman Report Fifty Years Later

This volume of The ANNALS explores some of the same issues that the Coleman Report
discussed, while also moving forward, looking beyond the issues that Coleman and his colleagues took
up. Articles examine families, schools, communities, immigration, and cross-national variation and how
they relate to education and educational achievement. Additionally, articles in this volume offer insights for
today's researchers and policy-makers.

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CHF 46.90

The Learning Power Approach (eBook)

Become mind-fit for life!Learning is learnable! Educators can explicitly teach not just content, knowledge and skills, but also positive learning attitudes and habits of mind. Guy Claxton's The Learning Power Approach will help teachers understand how 'every lesson, every day' shapes the way students see themselves as learners. This is the beauty of the Learning Power Approach: it is something all teachers can integrate into their daily practice. Claxton's work helps us notice 'what lies beneath' the surface of our teaching and attend more closely to the way we shape dispositions and attitudes. Readers will find: approaches focused on building character alongside knowledge acquisition cognitive, social and neuroscientific supportive evidence practical illustrations and strategiesWritten by a renowned cognitive scientist, this book offers a ground-breaking set of design principles for strengthening students' learning muscles."e;This is the beauty of the Learning Power Approach. It is not a program, not a subject, not an add-on - it is something all teachers can integrate into their practice on a daily basis. Claxton's work helps us notice 'what lies beneath' the surface of our teaching and to attend much more closely to the way we shape dispositions and attitudes to learning."e; Kath Murdoch, Education ConsultantUniversity of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
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Understanding Gender, Crime, and Justice (eBook)

Why are there pronounced gender differences in rates of criminal victimization? Does gender influence the response of the criminal justice system and other parts of the community to offenders and to crime victims? What part does gender play in the etiology of illegal activities committed by both males and females? Understanding Gender, Crime, and Justice takes a contemporary look at such questions and considers areas that are often neglected in other books on gender, crime, and justice. In the last three decades, there has been an explosion of theory and related research relevant to gender, crime, and justice. Author Merry Morash, a well-known feminist scholar in the field of criminal justice, acquaints readers with key breakthroughs in criminological conceptualization and theories to explain the interplay between gender and both crime and justice. Understanding Gender, Crime, and Justice pays especial attention to race, ethnicity, and immigrant groups, and provides a unique comparative perspective. Key FeaturesIncludes first-person accounts from crime victims, workers in the justice system, male lawbreakers, and women engaged in prostitution to give insight into a diversity of experiences and standpoints Parallels the effects of gender and sexual orientation in laws, in patterns and causes of victimization, and in the responses of the justice system to both victims and offenders Integrates international examples to place U.S. experiences in a comparative perspective and to show gender inequities on a worldwide scale Provides numerous photos-unique for a text of this type-to portray people of all sorts in various regions of the world Includes Web site recommendations for further exploration of chapter topics Understanding Gender, Crime, and Justice is an ideal textbook for undergraduate and graduate courses that focus on women and criminal justice. The book is also a valuable asset for gender courses in sociology and for women's studies programs.
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