Comprehension

Author: Walter Kintsch
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521629867
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In this landmark volume, Walter Kintsch presents a theory of human text comprehension that he has refined and developed over the past 20 years.

Durkheim

Author: Anthony Giddens
Publisher: Fontana Press
ISBN: 9780006860068
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Durkheim is generally considered to be the main founder of modern sociology. In France his ideas contributed to the rise of structuralism, while in the English-speaking world he is regarded as the originator of functionalism. This is comprehensive analysis of the development of his ideas.

Body Language

Author: Allan Pease
Publisher:
ISBN: 9788183224109
Size: 65.78 MB
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What people say is often very different from what they think or feel. Body language by Allan Pease is just what you require to know those feelings which people often try to hide.

Letters To A Young Poet

Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486113477
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Written during an important stage in Rilke's artistic development, these letters contain many of the themes that later appeared in his best works. Essential reading for scholars and poetry lovers.

Handbook Of Inaesthetics

Author: Alain Badiou
Publisher: Stanford University Press
ISBN: 9780804744096
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This volume presents a new proposal for the link between philosophy and art. Badiou identifies and rejects the three schemes of didacticism, romanticism, and classicism that he sees as having governed traditional "aesthetics," and seeks a fourth mode of accounting for the educative value of works of art.

Civic Responsibility And Higher Education

Author: Thomas Ehrlich
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
ISBN: 1461636620
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More than a century ago, John Dewey challenged the education community to look to civic involvement for the betterment of both community and campus. Today, the challenge remains. In his landmark book, editor Thomas Ehrlich has collected essays from national leaders who have focused on civic responsibility and higher education. Imparting both philosophy and working examples, Ehrlich provides the inspiration for innovative new programs in this essential area of learning.

The Case For Books Past Present And Future

Author: Robert Darnton
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
ISBN: 1458758338
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The era of the printed book is at a crossroad. E-readers are flooding the market, books are available to read on cell phones, and companies such as Google, Amazon, and Apple are competing to command near monopolistic positions as sellers and dispensers of digital information. Already, more books have been scanned and digitized than were housed in the great library in Alexandria. Is the printed book resilient enough to survive the digital revolution, or will it become obsolete? In this lasting collection of essays, Robert Darnton - an intellectual pioneer in the field of this history of the book - lends unique authority to the life, role, and legacy of the book in society.

International Handbook Of Educational Change

Author: Andy Hargreaves
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 9401149445
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The International Handbook of Educational Change is a state of the art collection of the most important ideas and evidence of educational change. The book brings together some of the most influential thinkers and writers on educational change. It deals with issues like educational innovation, reform, restructuring, culture-building, inspection, school-review, and change management. It asks why some people resist change and what their resistance means. It looks at how men and women, older teachers and younger teachers, experience change differently. It looks at the positive aspects of change but does not hesitate to raise uncomfortable questions about many aspects of educational change either. It looks critically and controversially at the social, economic, cultural and political forces that are driving educational change. School leaders, system administration, teacher leaders, consultants, facilitators, educational researchers, staff developers and change agents of all kinds will find this book an indispensable resource for guiding them to both classic and cutting-edge understandings of educational change, no other work provides as comprehensive coverage of the field of educational change.

Children S Literature Comes Of Age

Author: Maria Nikolajeva
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317358279
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Originally published in 1996. A detailed analysis of the art of children's literature covering world literature for children, children's literature as a canonical art form, the history of children's literature from a semiotic perspective, and epic, polyphony, chronotope, intertextuality, and metafiction in children's literature.