Series: Improving Learning
Through its unique theoretical framework - a cultural understanding of teaching and learning – this book develops a new way of understanding educational improvement, one which focuses on the formation and transformation of the practices through which students learn. Based on detailed ethnographic...
Published September 16th 2007 by Routledge
This volume is the first to offer a comprehensive, research-based, multi-faceted look at issues in early algebra. In recent years, the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics has recommended that algebra become a strand flowing throughout the K-12 curriculum, and the 2003 RAND Mathematics...
Published September 13th 2007 by Routledge
Series: Materials Science & Technology
Despite their efforts, industries continue to lose millions of dollars every year to the destructive effects of corrosion on both structures and equipment. A large part of the problem is that diagnosing its causes and developing strategies to avoid corrosion depend on the application of principles...
Published June 6th 2007 by CRC Press
Tools for Schools
Series: Improving Practice (TLRP)
Learning how to learn is an essential preparation for lifelong learning. This book offers a set of in-service resources to help teachers develop new classroom practices informed by sound research. It builds on previous work associated with ‘formative assessment’ or ‘assessment for learning’....
Published October 11th 2006 by Routledge
Series: Neurological Disease and Therapy
An up-to-date survey of the major dementing disorders, this guide provides the most recent clinical, epidemiological, and neurodiagnostic information related to the care and treatment of dementing illnesses-addressing subjects of vital importance such as ethics, neuropsychology, neuroimaging, and...
Published June 12th 2006 by CRC Press
For those preparing for the Certified Protection Professional® program and designation, The Complete Guide for CPP Examination Preparation provides a thorough foundation of essential security concepts and practices in a single volume. This guide does more than impart the information required for...
Published June 5th 2006 by Auerbach Publications
Series: CRC Marine Biology Series
New scientific approaches have dramatically evolved in the decade since The Physiology of Fishes was first published. With the genomic revolution and a heightened understanding of molecular biology, we now have the tools and the knowledge to apply a fresh approach to the study of fishes....
Published December 14th 2005 by CRC Press
Containing new thinking and original surveys, Media & Cultural Theory brings together leading international scholars to address key issues and debates within media and cultural studies. Through the use of contemporary media and film texts such as Bridget Jones’ Diary and The Lord of the...
Published November 16th 2005 by Routledge
This is a new book on the integrated management of vulvovaginal disease. The authors come from a variety of backgrounds - gynaecology, dermatology, pathology and psychology - and describe a multidisciplinary approach to these conditions. The book has the most complete classification of vulvovaginal...
Published October 10th 2005 by CRC Press
The Whole Picture
Case studies document how, in businesses all across this country, people are communicating via videoconferences with broadcast quality reception. The authors detail how the proliferation of IP networks has driven quality improvements and cost savings in...
Published January 5th 2005 by CRC Press