By Jacqueline Kennelly (auth.)
By Jacqueline Kennelly (auth.)
By Rosemary M. Lehman
This crucial new source exhibits how a powerful feel of on-line presence contributes to bigger pupil pride and retention. The authors discover the mental and social elements of on-line presence from either the trainer and scholar viewpoint and supply an educational layout framework for constructing powerful on-line studying.
Based on strong study and huge event, the booklet is stuffed with instructed tools, illustrative case eventualities, and powerful actions for developing, keeping, and comparing presence all through a web course.
"The authors have taken the secret out of the serious proposal of presence by way of delivering the idea that helps its value and easy concepts to make it occur. teachers who learn this e-book might be capable of increase potent on-line studying groups and attain wanted studying outcomes."
—Rena M. Palloff and Keith Pratt, software administrators and college, instructing within the digital school room application, Fielding Graduate University
"Lehman and Conceição mixture hands-on event, examine, and a suite of useful how one can offer each on-line teacher with concepts for 'being there.' to be able to deliver the genuine you into your on-line sessions and take your on-line instructing to the subsequent point, this is often the ebook to read."
—Chip Donohue, director of distance studying, Erikson Institute
"This publication offers a pragmatic and interactive version to aid readers contemplate why and the way they could consultant on-line and mixed studying actions, characterised by means of a private 'sense of presence.'"
—Alan B. Knox, professor, tuition of schooling, collage of Wisconsin-Madison
By Colin Richards, Philip Taylor
A crew of extremely popular members have been invited to take a rational examine the way forward for basic faculties, quite throughout the first two decades of the subsequent millennium. They have been requested to think about many questions, together with: What are the roots of fundamental schooling? what's the justification for an intensive schedule? How good is the procedure operating and in what methods might it extra optimize its effectiveness within the pursuits of the contributors? what's a prime tuition, and what objective does it serve, and what ends does it have in view? Are those ends acceptable for the longer term? This ebook, then, represents the taking into account key students and researchers operating within the sector of basic schooling and may be crucial interpreting for these concerned with the schooling of primary-aged young ones.
By Alan Barcan
By Samuel Scolnicov
A entire presentation of the total diversity of Plato's concept, this booklet focuses specifically on how Plato built his metaphysics in an effort to help his private academic convictions.
By Mike Ironside
The topic of commercial kin is in detail hooked up with the character of education - particularly, the instructor exchange unions have performed and should proceed to play a vital function in shaping the varsity procedure - but this topic has been nearly ignored in academic literature. Mike Ironside and Roger Seifert's publication redresses this stability and unravels the complicated matters surrounding the employment and administration of lecturers. fresh adjustments in schooling have had tremendous implications for how during which our schooling process is organised. within the gentle of modern occasions, this e-book questions who controls or should keep an eye on colleges, concentrating on the govt, division of schooling, LEA's, head lecturers, college governors, mom and dad and educating unions. The authors argue that during order for faculties to proceed to operate, commercial family has to be given precedence, together with the improvement of a formal framework for negotiation and the answer of conflicts.
By Gary Orfield, Erica Frankenberg
By Timothy Glander
During this severe exam of the beginnings of mass communications study within the usa, written from the point of view of a tutorial historian, Timothy Glander makes use of archival fabrics that experience now not been extensively studied to record, contextualize, and interpret the dominant expressions of this box through the time during which it turned rooted in American educational lifestyles, and attempts to offer articulation to the bigger ancient forces that gave the sector its basic reasons. by way of mid-century, mass communications researchers had develop into famous as specialists in describing the results of the mass media on studying and different social habit. in spite of the fact that, the stipulations that promoted and sustained their authority as specialists haven't been accurately explored. This research analyzes the ideological and ancient forces giving upward push to, and shaping, their study. till this research, the historical past of communications learn has been written virtually completely from in the box of communications stories and, consequently, has tended to chorus from asking troubling foundational questions on the origins of the sphere or to entertain how its emergence formed academic discourse through the post-World warfare II interval. via analyzing the intersection among the person biographies of key leaders within the communications box (Wilbur Schramm, Paul Lazarsfeld, Bernard Berelson, Hadley Cantril, Stuart Dodd, and others) and the bigger old context during which they lived and labored, this ebook goals to inform a part of the tale of the way the sector of communications grew to become divorced from the sphere of schooling. The booklet additionally examines the paintings of vital voices at the upward push of mass communications research (including C. Wright turbines, William W. Biddle, Paul Goodman, and others) who theorized in regards to the emergence of a mass society. It concludes with a dialogue of the modern relevance of the speculation of a mass society to academic notion and perform.
By Eve Gregory
Urban Literacies explores the lives and literacies of alternative generations of individuals residing in contrasting components of London on the finish of the twentieth century: Spitalfields and town. This distinction outwardly symbolizes the large distinction among poverty and wealth current in Britain at the moment. The booklet provides a learn of residing, studying and examining because it has taken position in public settings, together with the varsity school room, golf equipment, areas of worship, theatres, and in the house. Over fifty humans recount their stories of studying to learn in several contexts and conditions.