Education

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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 1

The Legacy

UBC Press

The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

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Infants at Work DVD

Babies of 6 to 9 months exploring everyday objects

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

A film for early years practitioners showing how a baby's brain develops through touch, smell, taste, hearing, sight and movement

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Indian Education in Canada, Volume 2

The Challenge

UBC Press

The two volumes comprising Indian Education in Canada present the first full-length discussion of this important subject since the adoption in 1972 of a new federal policy moving toward Indian control of Indian education.

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Professional Engineer in Society

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors describe the skills and background knowledge the effective engineer will need and go on to describe the historical development of the engineering profession, with particular reference to the UK but also in comparison with the French and German experiences. Assignments, exercises and study questions are set at the end of each chapter.

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Storymaking in Education and Therapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book contains myths and tales from all over the world which are grouped around seven themes. The authors suggest ways in which these myths and tales can be used to develop our imagination's unique voice through educational and therapeutic encounter, and how this expression can be communicated to others who are engaged in the same task.

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Alex Lord's British Columbia

Recollections of a Rural School Inspector, 1915-1936

Edited by John Calam
UBC Press

These memoirs invite the reader to experience the British Columbia that Alex Lord knew. Through his words, we endure the difficulties of travel in this mountainous province.

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Dimensions of Evaluation in Higher Education

Report of the IHME Study Group on Evaluationin Higher Education

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book addresses primary issues in evaluation in an international, a national and a long term perspective. The essays demonstrate that arguments about the nature and techniques of evaluation must entail far broader considerations than those often promoted by policy makers.

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Heuristic Play with Objects DVD

Children of 12-20 months exploring everyday objects

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

A film exploring the range of materials that can enhance concentration and purposeful play in children aged 12-20 months.

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Working Towards Independence

A Practical Guide to Teaching People with Learning Disabilities

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The authors describe, in non-technical language, the application of behavioural psychology to the teaching, care and development of adults with learning disabilities. It is the first text which provides both a theoretical background and well described examples for practical, hands-on work specifically with adults.

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A Source Book for Literacy Work

Perspective from the Grassroots

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Covering a wide range of literacy topics, including literacy planning, programme implementation and literacy evaluation, the emphasis of this book is on literacy work at the grassroots. The theory and research come from rural and urban settings around the world and refer to literacy work with a variety of different learners.

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