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 July 14th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
The Darwin Effect
Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution bore a decisive influence on aesthetic thought that was nothing if not diverse. From biological models to European paintings, Darwinian theory offered art historians and artists a rich, evocative lens through which to view the world anew. This volume explores...
To Be Published May 31st 2015 by Routledge
To Be Published March 21st 2015 by CRC Press
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...
To Be 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 4th 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 July 31st 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 19th 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 June 30th 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 26th 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 14th 2006 by Auerbach Publications