Most approaches to statistical inference refer to the evidence of something being true or false. But no theory exists that defines what this evidence is as an explicit quantity, which can lead to a lack of confidence in the conclusions. This book presents a theory of statistical inference based on...
To Be Published June 22nd 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Developing a critical approach to teaching and learning
What is meant by pedagogy? How does our conception of pedagogy inform good teaching and learning? Pedagogy is a complex concept of which student and practising teachers need to have an understanding, yet there remain many ambiguities about what the term means, and how it informs learning in the...
Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge
A companion to school experience, 4th Edition
Praise for previous editions:- ‘A wealth of theory, research, practical advice, case studies and tasks in one volume…Indispensable for both HEI tutors and mentors, and an important book to recommend to all MFL students.' – Language Learning Journal ‘Presenting clear, straightforward, factual...
Published December 5th 2013 by Routledge
Series: Major Themes in Education
Language is at the very core of the educational process, both as a medium for the transmission of knowledge and as a cognitive tool. The learning and use of second languages has often been associated with purely instrumental views of education. But the importance of the socio-cultural dimension of...
Published August 1st 2013 by Routledge
Teaching School Subjects 11-19
Series: Teaching School Subjects 11-19
Covering the training standards for NQTs and the Induction Standards and also fully exploring issues to do with subject knowledge in learning to teach, this is the essential guide for teachers of foreign languages. Acknowledging that an essential element of a secondary teacher's identity is tied up...
Published December 20th 2007 by Routledge
Risk Management in Port Operations, Logistics and Supply Chain Security is the first book to address security, risk and reliability issues in maritime, port and supply chain settings. In particular this title tackles operational challenges that port, shipping, international logistics and supply...
Published July 1st 2007 by Informa Law from Routledge
First published in 1975, this book provides an interpretative introduction to the political thought of Karl Marx. The approach is both historical and analytical, with emphasis placed on developments and changes in Marx's thought. The book is firmly based on a close reading of primary sources...
Published March 27th 2007 by Routledge
When Performance is Measured Performance Improves
To achieve consistent software project success under the pressures of today's software development environment, software organizations require achievable plans including viable estimates of schedule, resources, and risks. To estimate realistically, you must understand how to apply sound estimation...
Published March 15th 2006 by Auerbach Publications
This book aims to provide the trainee surgeon with the anatomical knowledge required to perform safe endoscopic sinus surgery. It provides a stepwise approach to sinus anatomy and is loosely based around the curriculum of the University of Cambridge Endoscopic Sinus Anatomy Course. High quality...
Published December 20th 2005 by CRC Press
Nonequilibrium Dynamics, Metastability and Flow (PBK)
Series: Scottish Graduate Series
Covering colloids, polymers, surfactant phases, emulsions, and granular media, Soft and Fragile Matter: Nonequilibrium Dynamics, Metastability and Flow (PBK) provides self-contained and pedagogical coverage of the rapidly advancing field of systems driven out of equilibrium, with a strong emphasis...
Published January 1st 2000 by CRC Press