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Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates

Enhancing Teaching and Learning in Higher Education in the United Arab Emirates: Reflections from the Classroom captures the endeavours that professors from different disciplines at the American University of Sharjah (AUS) have undergone to enhance the learning opportunities for their students. All the authors have deliberately cho...

Equalities and Education in Europe

This book is about inequities in education in Europe. The authors have worked together on an analysis of educational inequalities in Europe, which they draw on through the book: they suggest that the countries of Europe, through the European Union, are beginning to address issues of educational disadvantage on a systematic, contine...

Ethical Treatment of Animals in Early Chinese Buddhism

Through detailed discussions of several Buddhist and Chinese moral concepts and beliefs and accompanied by some edifying short stories, this book investigates three types of ethical treatment of animals in early Chinese Buddhism: the imperial bans on animal sacrifice; the early development of the two unique and living traditions of...

Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education

Inquiry into the complexity of human interaction is the basis of educational research. How do we determine the circumstances of interaction that lead to relevant and productive learning environments? How can we begin to address the complexities of diversity in our interactions with learners, parents, and each other? How do we obt...

Ethnographic and Qualitative Research in Education Volume II

The Ethnographic and Qualitative Research Conference (EQRE) is one of two longstanding, national conferences in the United States, focusing specifically on qualitative research. It has a rich history, being previously held at institutions such as the University of Massachusetts and Teachers College, Columbia University. The confe...

Exploring Task-Based PBL in Chinese Teaching and Learning

This book is based on educational research conducted by the Confucius Institute for Innovation and Learning at Aalborg University. It aims to bridge the gap between the traditional methods of teaching Chinese and the student-centred learning method in a non-native context such as Denmark. The establishment of a conceptual framework...

Eye View

Turn the camera on, point and click. So what has changed with regard to photography - everything or nothing? Contemporary commentators have suggested that due to the development of sophisticated technology and the digitization of the photographic image the ease with which it can now be manipulated, gives rise to a certain amount ...

Feedback in Online Course for Non-Native English-Speaking Students

Feedback in Online Course for Non-Native English-Speaking Students is an investigation of the effectiveness of audio and text feedback provided in English in an online course for non-native English-speaking students. The study presents results showing how audio and text feedback can impact on non-native English-speaking students’ h...

Feminist Cyberspaces

Feminist Cyberspaces: Pedagogies in Transition is a collection of essays exploring the ways in which new media technologies are being used in the feminist “classroom.” The collection has been structured to reflect the multifaceted nature of education today. Learning takes place on a personal level through independent study and soci...

Fleshly Things and Spiritual Matters

This book offers fresh insights into the plethora of medieval bodies and the multiple perspectives that can be assumed in their discussion. The ten essays by internationally renowned scholars and young academics encompass diverse approaches to the body such as the function of gestures, the gendered gaze, the body’s spatial and geog...

Following the Path from Teaching to Research University

The 21st century has started out with universities adhering to a school of thought that has evolved to the point of believing in the metamorphosis of people and society through the creation of powerful inventions. And society seems to expect that too. Universities around the world are experiencing an increasing pressure to produce ...

Formal Linguistics and the Teaching of Latin

This volume offers a coherent collection of 26 papers presented at an international conference held in November 2010, exploring the latest achievements of formal and comparative linguistics applied to the teaching of Latin. The three sections (syntax and morphology, semantics and pragmatics, history and theory of teaching) compare ...
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