Actor-network theory (ANT) has enjoyed wide uptake in the social sciences, particularly in science and technology studies, and is increasingly attracting the attention of educational researchers. This title traces how learning and practice emerge, shows what scales are at play, and demonstrates what this means for educational possibilities.
Together with Contextualising Difficulties in Literacy Development, this reader forms the basis of The Open University's Difficulties in Literacy Development course, and is ideal for similar courses nationally and internationally.
This essential adult nursing text is based on the applied principles, policies and structures of contemporary nursing practice, and takes a holistic and practical approach in guiding students through the realities of becoming a qualified practitioner.
With coverage of data analysis and performance feedback, this textbook is the perfect bridge from introductory study to effective professional practice. Written by experts in a variety of sports and both applied and research experience, the chapters are enhanced by extensive illustrations.
Aims to bridge the gap between research and practice in contemporary sport psychology. This book draws together reviews of research in key areas of applied sport psychology, assesses the implications of this research for practice, and explores future avenues of research within each thematic area.