This book-length treatment of Exploratory Practice introduces five propositions about learners as practitioners of learning who are capable of developing their expertise through conducting research in and on their own classroom learning lives.
Furnham and Xenikou provide an overview of the classic and contemporary theories debated within organizational culture, grounding debates within the context of group dynamics. This psychological focus ties in with OB modules, allowing students to develop their understanding of the psychological processes underpinning organizational life.
Examines recent developments in ethics and applies these to the practice and organisation of the caring professions. Focuses on what kind of ethical theory might be helpful for professional ethics and explores debates from the perspectives of liberalism, feminism, ecology, postmodernism and constructivism. Hugman from Uni of NSW.
The use of film and video is widespread in contemporary theatre. Staging the Screen explores a variety of productions, ranging from Piscator to Forced Entertainment, charting the impact of developing technologies on practices in dramaturgy and performance. Giesekam addresses critical issues raised by multi-media work and inter-media work
Provides a non-technical introduction to the study of language. This work focuses on questions such as: Where does language come from? Why don't we all talk the same? Who needs grammar? Pitched at a level which is suitable for students with no experience of linguistics, it offers an introduction to language approaches.
Academic Writing is emerging as a distinct subject for teaching and research in higher education in the UK and elsewhere. Teaching Academic Writing in UK Higher Education introduces this growing field and provides a resource for university teachers, researchers and administrators interested in developing students' writing.
Presents a contemporary approach to the experience of international students in Higher Education. Using empirical and qualitative data, the book explores their social and cultural context and its impact on their learning experience.
How important is the notion of community to skilled social work? This book explores how the concept relates to policy, theory and professional practice. With analysis of contemporary social problems throughout a variety of community settings, this book demonstrates how important community-based approaches are to all social workers today.