Category: Education & Teaching

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The Role of Language Teacher Associations in Professional Development

Description Providing a timely and much-needed resource on LTAs, the book helps readers recognize the importance and nature of teachers’ professional development, while also contributing to the process of educational change. In order to achieve a suitable level of educational and policy change, a research base for LTAs is called for. This book represents a step in the right direction, introducing readers to essential research on the central role of LTAs in language teachers’ development. Although pre-service and in-service education programs, to be found at government and/or private institutions, are of great value, it is impossible to prepare teachers for all the challenges they will...

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Learning Engineering for Online Education

Description Learning Engineering for Online Education is a comprehensive overview of the emerging field of learning engineering, a form of educational optimization driven by analytics, design-based research, and fast-paced, large-scale experimentation. Chapters written by instructional design and distance learning innovators explore the theoretical context of learning engineering and provide design-based examples from top educational institutions. Concluding with an agenda for future research, this volume is essential for those interested in using data and high-quality outcome evidence to improve student engagement, instructional efficacy, and results in online and blended settings. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 9.2 MB)

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Educational and Social Dimensions of Digital Transformation in Organizations

Description In order to remain competitive, organizations must adapt to transforming environments at a rapid pace. As such, managers and employees need to constantly update their knowledge and skills, particularly as businesses become more digital and global. Educational and Social Dimensions of Digital Transformation in Organizations provides emerging research exploring the theoretical and practical aspects of evolving organizations and maintaining sustainable business strategies through digital environments. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as consumer relationships, organizational knowledge, and enterprise social networks, this publication is ideally designed for graduate-level students, managers, educational administrators, IT professionals, researchers, and system developers seeking current research on organizational...

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Real-Life Math

Description This set helps students better-understand commonly studied math concepts by illustrating their use in everyday life. Everyday tasks — such as buying insurance, constructing a budget, reading graphs, adjusting cooking recipes or planning for retirement — are designed to support the modern mathematics curriculum and contain examples related to the global economy. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 9.2 MB)

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10 Good Questions About Life And Death

Description 10 Good Questions about Life and Death makes us think again about some of the most important issues we ever have to face. * Addresses the fundamental questions that many of us ask about life and death. * Written in an engaging and straightforward style, ideal for those with no formal background in philosophy. * Focuses on commonly pondered issues, such as: Is life sacred? Is it bad to die? Is there life after death? Does life have meaning? And which life is best? * Encourages readers to think about and respond to the human condition. * Features case studies, thought-experiments, and references to...

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Methods in Educational Research: From Theory to Practice

Description Written for students, educators, and researchers, Methods in Educational Research offers a refreshing introduction to the principles of educational research. Designed for the real world of educational research, the book’s approach focuses on the types of problems likely to be encountered in professional experiences. Reflecting the importance of The No Child Left Behind Act , “scientifically based” educational research, school accountability, and the professional demands of the twenty-first century, Methods in Educational Research empowers educational researchers to take an active role in conducting research in their classrooms, districts, and the greater educational community—activities that are now not only expected but required of all teachers. Download Links Server 1  |...

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The Story of Numbers

Description This book is more than a mathematics textbook. It discusses various kinds of numbers and curious interconnections between them. Without getting into hardcore and difficult mathematical technicalities, the book lucidly introduces all kinds of numbers that mathematicians have created. Interesting anecdotes involving great mathematicians and their marvelous creations are included. The reader will get a glimpse of the thought process behind the invention of new mathematics. Starting from natural numbers, the book discusses integers, real numbers, imaginary and complex numbers and some special numbers like quaternions, dual numbers and p-adic numbers. Real numbers include rational, irrational and transcendental numbers. Iterations on real numbers are shown...

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1001 Math Problems, 2nd Edition

Description Ideal for readers who need extra practice and skill reinforcement for exams. Reviews and hones skills for college and graduate school admissions exams. Also perfect for adult test-takers who need to review all the most-tested basic math concepts to score well on vocational and certification exams. Download Links Server 1  | Server 2 (Size 6.0 MB)

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Reading in 15 Minutes a Day: Junior Skills Builder

Description Reading is an essential skill for any student at every point of their education, and absolutely critical for high school, college, and future career success. But reading is more than knowing the meaning of words on a page-it’s being able to identify concepts, analyze arguments, and respond to questions, retain information, and apply what you’ve read-all the essential skills that compose solid reading comprehension. Junior Skill Builders: Reading in 15 Minutes a Day will show you how to become an active reader-someone who not only reads, but connects with what’s written. That’s the goal, to be involved with what you read and to think...