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Crossing into Manhood:

A Men’s Studies Curriculum
Christopher P. Mason
ISBN: 9781934043301

CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title! A much-needed guide for Men' Studies and Education collections on assisting late-adolescent boys’ transition into manhood. Read More..

Disability and Illness in Arts-Informed Research:

Moving Toward Postconventional Representations
Nancy Viva Davis Halifax
ISBN: 9781604976113

Disability and illness are not easy subjects to write about in a direct manner. However, this remarkable book presents a story of illness and disability, experiences which collectively enrich and challenge our understandings of embodiment, narrative, social structures, identity and politics--the full continuum of what it means and has meant, to be human. Read More..

Distance Education Innovations and New Learning Environments:

Combining Traditional Teaching Methods and Emerging Technologies
Taylor Halverson
ISBN: 9781604976090

This book adds to the growing evidence that blended learning promises to be a significant step in the evolutionary process of great teaching and learning. It provides solid, straightforward guidance on building robust blended learning, and will be of interest to those in education, particularly instructors and designers of humanities-based college courses. Read More..

Education, Migration, and Cultural Capital in the Chinese Diaspora:

Transnational Students Between Hong Kong and Canada
Johanna L. Waters
ISBN: 9781604975437

Thought-provoking and inspiring, this book makes an important contribution to the literature of international education and contains a wealth of ideas for professionals interested to go on probing. The clear development, novel perspective and convincing argument are worthy of a good read. Recommended to all those working in education and its related fields." - International Education Read More..

Elementary Education and Motivation in Islam:

Perspectives of Medieval Muslim Scholars, 750–1400 CE
Eeqbal Hassim
ISBN: 9781604977103

"The scholars who wrote on elementary education focused on ideals and expectations that were anomalous to educational practice as portrayed in some historical anecdotes. Accordingly,this book argues that this idealism and the centuries old traditions in elementary education and motivation simply reflect the faith and zeal of a civilization that carried out the task of educating children with the obedience of God in mind. This is an important book for all Islamic studies collections, particularly in the areas of history, education, psychology,and Arabic literature. - Targheeb Read More..

The European Union and the Modernization of the Turkish Education System

Bulent Tarman
ISBN: 9781604975451

This unique book examines the reconstruction of Turkish history/social studies curriculum and assesses how well the program conforms to the established European Union (EU) directions and norms. Read More..

Gateway to the Dao-Field:

Essays for the Awakening Educator
Avraham Cohen
ISBN: 9781604975536

Professor Avraham Cohen undertakes describing "the theory, practice, and praxis of a pedagogy that encourages educators to be authentic and encouraging in life, and to see education as a vibrant undertaking.” He draws upon the “discipline of counselling from humanistic, existential, transpersonal, group, and process-oriented perspectives.” Read More..

Getting into Varsity:

Comparability, Convergence and Congruence
Barend Vlaardingerbroek and Neil Taylor
ISBN: 9781604977134

Schooling has become a stepping-stone to post-school education and training (e.g., university). This edited volume accordingly focuses on the transition from school to university. It will be of considerable interest to scholars and practitioners in the fields of strategic educational planning and high-stakes assessment and examinations, particularly those with a comparative focus. Read More..

Girls Becoming Teachers:

An Historical Analysis of Western Australian Women Teachers, 1911–1940
Janina Trotman
ISBN: 9781604975864

More recent scholarship has called for the need to investigate the subjective experiences of becoming and being a woman teacher thus creating a greater set of bounded studies which pay close attention to ethnic, class and regional differences as well as instances where women teachers exercised autonomy and resistance. This book challenges the assumption that families and schools unproblematically reproduced prevailing gender regimes. Read More..

Grammar and the Chinese ESL Learner:

A Longitudinal Study on the Acquisition of the English Article System
Yong Lang
ISBN: 9781604976700

This book which details an in-depth longitudinal study of Chinese ESL learners' acquisition process of English articles helps fill the gap in needed research of the challenges faced by ESL learners.While the findings from this study challenge several claims documented in current L2 research literature on one hand, it also casts some much-needed light on the acquisition processes of English articles by Chinese ESL learners. Read More..

 

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