The Ecology of Home

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The Ecology of Home

The Ecology of Home by David B. Zandvliet
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9463005781 | 122 Pages | PDF | 26.7 MB

Education researchers worldwide face a basic question: Is their purpose to use people to develop knowledge, or use knowledge to develop people? This book offers an exploration to this fundamental question by examining what three core disciplines - ecology, economics, and ecumenism - have in common.

American Circumstance

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American Circumstance

American Circumstance: Anniversary Edition by Patricia Leavy
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9463005757 | 188 Pages | PDF | 2.9 MB

Paige Michaels comes from the kind of wealth that few experience. The daughter of a notoriously successful banker who wielded great political power, she grew up in an extraordinary world peopled by the political leaders of tomorrow.

Introduction to Gender Studies in Eastern and Southern Africa

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Introduction to Gender Studies in Eastern and Southern Africa

Introduction to Gender Studies in Eastern and Southern Africa: A Reader by James Etim
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9463005579 | 300 Pages | PDF | 29.7 MB

Africa has witnessed massive changes in the last fifty years - from independence through structural adjustment, rule by military juntas in several countries and to a period now where the focus is on how best to prioritize their needs based on resources, national goals and human potential.

A Pedagogy of Cinema

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A Pedagogy of Cinema

A Pedagogy of Cinema by David R. Cole, Joff P.N. Bradley
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9463005536 | 186 Pages | PDF | 25.2 MB

A Pedagogy of Cinema is the first book to apply Deleuze's concept of cinema to the pedagogic context. Cinema is opened up by this action from the straightforward educative analysis of film, to the systematic unfolding of image.

Dispositions in Teacher Education: A Global Perspective

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Dispositions in Teacher Education: A Global Perspective

Dispositions in Teacher Education: A Global Perspective by Anita G. Welch, Shaljan Areepattamannil
English | 2016 | ISBN: 946300551X | 248 Pages | PDF | 25.7 MB

This book is designed as a text for teacher education graduate programs, as well as a resource for school administrators and researchers and provides a global perspective to the current issues related to teacher dispositions, their place in teacher education programs, and impact on education reform around the world.

Chinese Dreams? American Dreams?

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Chinese Dreams? American Dreams?

Chinese Dreams? American Dreams?: The Lives of Chinese Women Scientists and Engineers in the United States by Diane Yu Gu
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9463005390 | 268 Pages | PDF | 26.9 MB

Immigrant Chinese women scientists and engineers who study and work in the United States constitute a rapidly growing yet understudied group.

Evaluating Learning Environments

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Evaluating Learning Environments

Evaluating Learning Environments: Snapshots of Emerging Issues, Methods and Knowledge by Wesley Imms, Benjamin Cleveland, Kenn Fisher
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9463005366 | 266 Pages | PDF | 33.6 MB

The recent trend in innovative school design has provided exciting places to both learn and teach. New generation learning environments have encouraged educators to unleash responsive pedagogies previously hindered by traditional classrooms, and has allowed students to engage in a variety of learning experiences well beyond the traditional ‘chalk and talk’ common in many schools.

Unfolding Afterglow: Letters and Conversations on Teacher Renewal

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Unfolding Afterglow: Letters and Conversations on Teacher Renewal

Unfolding Afterglow: Letters and Conversations on Teacher Renewal by Brooke A. Hofsess
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9463005307 | 284 Pages | PDF | 35.8 MB

Unfolding Afterglow examines professional learning in the contemporary milieu of public education, considering the impact of No Child Left Behind and Race to the Top on such encounters for art educators.

Understanding Girls: Quantitative and Qualitative Research

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Understanding Girls: Quantitative and Qualitative Research

Understanding Girls: Quantitative and Qualitative Research by Dale Rose Baker
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9463004963 | 256 Pages | PDF | 23.6 MB

Understanding Girls: Quantitative and Qualitative Research is a retrospective of the author's research that led to receiving the 2013 Distinguished Contributions Award to Science Education through Research.

Studying Science Teacher Identity: Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Explorations

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Studying Science Teacher Identity: Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Explorations

Studying Science Teacher Identity: Theoretical, Methodological and Empirical Explorations by Lucy Avraamidou
English | 2015 | ISBN: 9463003789 | 342 Pages | PDF | 39.4 MB

The overarching goal of this book volume is to illuminate how research on science teacher identity has deepened and complicated our understanding of the role of identity in examining teacher learning and development.

Lux in Tenebris

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Lux in Tenebris

Lux in Tenebris by Peter J. Forshaw
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9004334947 | 516 Pages | PDF | 28.0 MB

Lux in Tenebris is a collection of eighteen original interdisciplinary essays that address aspects of the verbal and visual symbolism in the works of significant figures in the history of Western Esotericism, covering such themes as alchemy, magic, kabbalah, angels, occult philosophy, Platonism, Rosicrucianism, and Theosophy.

Caliphate and Kingship in a Fifteenth-Century Literary History of Muslim Leadership and Pilgrimage

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Caliphate and Kingship in a Fifteenth-Century Literary History of Muslim Leadership and Pilgrimage

Caliphate and Kingship in a Fifteenth-Century Literary History of Muslim Leadership and Pilgrimage by van Jo Steenbergen
English | 2016 | ISBN: 9004325689 | 512 Pages | PDF | 15.4 MB

In Caliphate and Kingship in a Fifteenth-Century Literary History of Muslim Leadership and Pilgrimage Jo Van Steenbergen presents a new study, edition and translation of al- ahab al-Masb k f ikr man a a min al- ulaf wa-l-Mul k, a summary history of the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca by al-Maqr z (766-845 AH/ca. 1365-1442 CE).

Transcultural Identity Constructions in a Changing World

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Transcultural Identity Constructions in a Changing World

Transcultural Identity Constructions in a Changing World by Irene Gilsenan Nordin, Chatarina Edfeldt, Lung-Lung Hu, Herbert Jonsson, André Leblanc
English | 2015 | ISBN: 3631660618 | 331 Pages | PDF | 4.3 MB

This volume takes a broad outlook on the concept of transculturality. Contributions from 19 authors and specialists, of almost as many diverse origins, grapple with this concept, each in their own way.

The Monstrous World: Corporeal Discourses in Phlegon of Tralles’ «Mirabilia»

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The Monstrous World: Corporeal Discourses in Phlegon of Tralles’ «Mirabilia»

The The Monstrous World: Corporeal Discourses in Phlegon of Tralles’ «Mirabilia» by Julia Doroszewska
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3631656262 | 189 Pages | PDF | 2.1 MB

Revenants, oracular heads, hermaphrodites, sex-changers, human-animal children, multiple pregnancies, births, body features … This is just a sample of subjects that Phlegon of Tralles explored in the 2nd century AD in his "Mirabilia"

Reexamining Academic Freedom in Religiously Affiliated Universities

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Reexamining Academic Freedom in Religiously Affiliated Universities

Reexamining Academic Freedom in Religiously Affiliated Universities: Transcending Orthodoxies by Kenneth Garcia
English | 2016 | ISBN: 3319397869 | 223 Pages | PDF | 3.5 MB

Kenneth Garcia presents an edited collection of papers from the 2015 conference on academic freedom at religiously affiliated universities, held at the University of Notre Dame. These essays reexamine the secular principle of academic freedom and discuss how a theological understanding might build on and further develop it.