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New Books in October 2012

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  1. Developing a Winning Grant Proposal

    By Donald C. Orlich, Nancy R. Shrope

    In a world of tightening budgets and increased competition for grant money, Developing a Winning Grant Proposal provides the guidelines, strategies, plans, and techniques to craft a fundable grant proposal. A user-friendly, engaging, and up-to-date guide, this book covers the entire process from...

    Published September 18th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Immigration, Diversity, and Education

    Edited by Elena L. Grigorenko, Ruby Takanishi

    This edited volume presents an overview of research and policy issues pertaining to children from birth to 10 who are first- and second-generation immigrants to the U.S., as well as native-born children of immigrants. The contributors offer interdisciplinary perspectives on recent developments and...

    Published October 1st 2012 by Routledge

  3. Critical Pedagogy and Social Change

    Critical Analysis on the Language of Possibility

    By Seehwa Cho

    Series: Critical Social Thought

    At its core, the main goal of critical pedagogy is deceptively simple—to construct schools and education as agents of change. While noble and ambitious, it is not always realistic in a climate of increased commodification, privatization of schooling, and canned curriculum. By assuming rather than...

    Published October 3rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Ten Steps to Complex Learning

    A Systematic Approach to Four-Component Instructional Design, 2nd Edition

    By Jeroen J.G. van Merriënboer, Paul A. Kirschner

    Ten Steps to Complex Learning presents a path from a training problem to a training solution in a way that students, practitioners (both instructional designers and teachers), and researchers can understand and easily use. Practitioners can use this book as a reference guide to support their design...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Organization and Administration in Higher Education

    Edited by Patrick J. Schloss, Kristina M. Cragg

    Efficiency, focus, and accountability have become the defining standards for contemporary higher educational leaders. Situating strategic planning and budgeting within the organization and administration of higher education institutions, Organization and Administration in Higher Education provides...

    Published October 28th 2012 by Routledge

  6. African American, Creole, and Other Vernacular Englishes in Education

    A Bibliographic Resource

    By John R. Rickford, Julie Sweetland, Angela E. Rickford, Thomas Grano

    Series: NCTE-Routledge Research Series

    More than 50 years of scholarly attention to the intersection of language and education have resulted in a rich body of literature on the role of vernacular language varieties in the classroom. This field of work can be bewildering in its size and variety, drawing as it does on the diverse methods,...

    Published October 5th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Curricular Conversations

    Play is the (Missing) Thing

    By Margaret Macintyre Latta

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    The central theme of Curricular Conversations is this: Play is the thing that brings aesthetic curricular complications near educators and their students, making the lived consequences very vivid, tangible, and possible. Viewing curriculum as genuine inquiry into what is worth knowing, rather than...

    Published October 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Literacy and Numeracy in Latin America

    Local Perspectives and Beyond

    Edited by Judy Kalman, Brian V. Street

    Latin American Literacy and Numeracy Studies (LALNS) are fairly unknown in other parts of the world. This book charts new directions in LALNS and explores the relationship between these studies and international perspectives. Calling upon social practice approaches, New Literacy Studies,...

    Published October 4th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Virtual Literacies

    Interactive Spaces for Children and Young People

    Edited by Guy Merchant, Julia Gillen, Jackie Marsh, Julia Davies

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The growth of interest in virtual worlds and other online spaces for children and young people raises important issues for literacy educators and researchers. This book is a timely and much-needed collection of current research in the area. It provides a synthesis of knowledge and understanding and...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs

    A Context-Based Approach, 2nd Edition

    By Susan M. Benner, Joan Grim

    Assessment of Young Children with Special Needs, Second Edition helps prepare teachers for the task of evaluating the skills of infants, toddlers, and preschool children with developmental delays and those considered at risk to experience developmental delays or difficulties. A child’s environment...

    Published October 12th 2012 by Routledge

  11. The Great American Education-Industrial Complex

    Ideology, Technology, and Profit

    By Anthony G. Picciano, Joel Spring

    Series: Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

    The Great American Education-Industrial Complex examines the structure and nature of national networks and enterprises that seek to influence public education policy in accord with their own goals and objectives. In the past twenty years, significant changes have taken place in the way various...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Fostering Success of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in STEM

    The Role of Minority Serving Institutions

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, Dina C. Maramba, Marybeth Gasman

    To maintain competitiveness in the global economy, United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Given the growing minority population in the country, it is critical that...

    Published November 7th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Learner-Centered English Language Education

    The Selected Works of David Nunan

    By David Nunan

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    This carefully crafted collection provides a snapshot of the evolution of David Nunan‘s theoretical and empirical contributions to the field of second language education over the last 40 years. The volume focuses on the development of his work on second language curricula, and in particular, the...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  14. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom

    Edited by Todd W. Kenreich

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The rise of critical discourses in the discipline of geography has opened up new avenues for social justice. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom brings together contemporary research in geography and fresh thinking about geography’s place in the social studies curriculum. The book’s main...

    Published October 19th 2012 by Routledge

  15. Can Education Change Society?

    By Michael W. Apple

    Despite the vast differences between the Right and the Left over the role of education in the production of inequality one common element both sides share is a sense that education can and should do something about society, to either restore what is being lost or radically alter what is there now....

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  16. Principles and Practices for Response in Second Language Writing

    Developing Self-Regulated Learners

    By Maureen Snow Andrade, Norman W. Evans

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Based on the assumptions that students expect feedback and want to improve, and that improvement is possible, this book introduces a framework that applies the theory of self-regulated learning to guide second language writing teachers’ response to learners at all stages of the writing process....

    Published October 29th 2012 by Routledge

  17. Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents

    4th Edition

    By Sara Whitcomb, Kenneth W. Merrell

    Generally recognized as the standard work in its field, Behavioral, Social, and Emotional Assessment of Children and Adolescents provides a comprehensive foundation and guide for conducting conceptually sound, culturally responsive, and ecologically-oriented assessments of student social and...

    Published November 1st 2012 by Routledge