Economic Growth and Development

A Comparative Introduction

Author: Matthew McCartney

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137290315

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

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This wide-ranging text introduces the causes of economic growth and stagnation across countries. It combines consideration of proximate causes as well as systemic factors, and provides the historical context and theoretical background to aid understanding of international disparities.

Developing People's Information Capabilities

Fostering Information Literacy in Educational, Workplace and Community Contexts

Author: Mark Hepworth,Geoff Walton

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 1781907676

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 312

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Developing People's Information Capabilities: Fostering Information Literacy in Educational, Workplace and Community Contexts is Vol 8 of the well regarded Library and Information Science Series. This book hones in on accessible issues across different work and educational contexts and is of value to both academic and practitioner.

The Bilingual Reform

A Paradigm Shift in Foreign Language Teaching

Author: Wolfgang Butzkamm,Prof. Dr. John A. W. Caldwell

Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag

ISBN: 3823374923

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 260

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With this book, change has come to foreign language teaching. The mother tongue taboo, which has been the perceived didactical correctness for so many years and in so many countries, is swept away. At the same time, this book combines theory with practice, advice and guidance to teachers. Since the mother tongue issue touches upon all the major domains of teaching – vocabulary, grammar, texts, communication, emotional aspects – a new synthesis of theory and practice has been developed. An invaluable resource both for the novelty and diversity of the teaching techniques presented and for the clarity of its writing.

Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education

Author: David Unwin,Nicholas Tate,Kenneth Foote,David DiBiase

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119962439

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 496

View: 7290

Geographic Information Science and Technology (GISc&T) has been at the forefront of education innovation in geography and allied sciences for two decades. Teaching Geographic Information Science and Technology in Higher Education is an invaluable reference for educators and researchers working in GISc&T, providing coverage of the latest innovations in the field and discussion of what the future holds for GI Science education in the years to come. This book clearly documents teaching innovations and takes stock of lessons learned from experience in the discipline. The content will be of interest both to educators and researchers working in GISc&T, and to educators in other related fields. More importantly, this book also anticipates some of the opportunities and challenges in GI Science and Technology education that may arise in the next decade. As such it will be of interest to chairs, deans, administrators, faculty in other subfields, and educators in general. Innovative book taking a look at recent innovations and teaching developments in the course provision of GI Science and Technology in higher education. Edited by leaders in the field of GISc&T who have been at the forefront of education innovation in GI Science and allied science subjects. Provides coverage of GISc & Technology in a range of institutional settings from an international perspective at all levels of higher education. An invaluable text for all educators within the field of GISc&T and allied subjects with advice from experts in the field on best practice. Includes coverage and practical advice on curriculum design, teaching with GIS technology, distance and eLearning with global examples from leading academics in the field.

Director

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Industrial management

Page: N.A

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Educational Courant

A Monthly, Devoted to Educational, Social, and Literary Topics of the Day

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: N.A

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Entwicklungspsychologie im Kindes- und Jugendalter

Author: Robert Siegler,Nancy Eisenberg,Judy DeLoache,Jenny Saffran

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662470284

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

View: 8638

Wer dieses Standardwerk liest, erhält einen umfassenden Überblick über einschlägige Theorien, moderne Forschungsmethoden und neueste Erkenntnisse zur Kindes- und Jugendentwicklung. Die einfache, klare Sprache sowie zahlreiche Illustrationen und Fallbeispiele machen die Lektüre des Lehrbuchs für Studierende der Entwicklungspsychologie zum echten Vergnügen. Tabellen, Schaubilder, Zusammenfassungen und Praxisbeispiele helfen dabei, den Stoff zu verstehen, zu strukturieren und zu verinnerlichen. Die Inhalte des Werkes gehen dabei teilweise deutlich über den klassischen Lehrstoff für Bachelor-Prüfungen hinaus und vermitteln ein vertieftes Verständnis dafür, wie die Entwicklung in unterschiedlichen Bereichen zusammenhängt, von welchen sozialen und gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen sie abhängt und wie die Entstehung von Problemen verhindert werden kann. Die Auseinandersetzung mit dieser Lektüre lohnt sich daher nicht nur für die Prüfungsvorbereitung im Bachelor- und Masterstudium. Auch wenn Sie bereits beruflich oder privat mit Kindern und Jugendlichen zu tun haben, wird Ihnen das Buch als wertvolles Nachschlagewerk dienen und immer wieder Lust machen, sich mit den Inhalten auseinanderzusetzen.

Australian Books in Print 1999

2 Volumes

Author: K G Saur Books

Publisher: K G Saur Verlag Gmbh & Company

ISBN: 9781864520255

Category: Reference

Page: 2200

View: 8060

Whether you're looking for a book published in Australia, about Australia, or written by an Australian, you're sure to find it in Australian Books in Print. All together, some 80,000 active titles -- fiction, nonfiction, juvenile, adult, professional, large format, and standard size -- are indexed by title, author, and keyword. To facilitate ordering, 11,000 Australian publishers and distributors are profiled by name, address, personnel, sales terms, and more. Information on local agents of overseas publishers, Australian representation, associations, literary awards, and book series is also provided.

Wenn die Welt ein Dorf wäre ...

ein Buch über die Völker der Erde

Author: David J. Smith,Shelagh Armstrong

Publisher: Wien : Jungbrunnen

ISBN: 9783702657437

Category: Géographie humaine - Ouvrages pour la jeunesse

Page: 32

View: 2651

Die Welt ist ein Dorf, in dem 100 Menschen leben: alle Nationalitäten, Altersstufen, Religionen, Hautfarben u.a.

Christian home educators' curriculum manual

elementary grades

Author: Cathy Duffy

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780929320052

Category: Education

Page: 328

View: 7754

The premiere guide for choosing homeschool curriculum. For beginners or veterans, Cathy helps you wade through the curriculum jungle to choose what's right for each of your children. Reviews of hundreds of books, games, videos, computer programs, parent helps, and much, much more for all subjects.-- Learning styles: Cathy helps you determine each child's learning style, then choose methods and resources that fit each child.-- What your child needs to know -- what is typically taught at each grade level-- Which resources allow your children to work independently, which work best taught one-on-one-- Identifying and dealing with learning disabilities plus a list of consultants for extra help-- Testing: the good and bad of testing, different kinds of tests, where to get them, testing services-- Addresses, phone numbers, faxes, e-mail, and web sites for all publishers and distributors-- How to consolidate your shopping and save shipping costs