This book is a practical, hands-on guide to exploring and assessing school and university readiness and compatibility to pursue a PDS partnership. The Professional Development School Exploration and Assessment (PDSEA) Protocol provides surveys and focus group interview questions that facilitate the identification of P-12 school and teacher preparation program qualities, characteristics and perceptions to determine institutional compatibility.
In Illuminating Jesus in the Middle Ages, editor Jane Beal and other scholars analyse the reception history of images and ideas about Jesus in medieval cultures (6th-15th c.). They consider representations of Jesus in the liturgy of the medieval church, Psalters and psalm commentaries, bestiaries, the Glossa ordinaria, and Middle English vitae Christi as well as among the English, the Irish, and Europeans, adherents to the cult of the Holy Name, participants in the Feast of Corpus Christi, and medieval contemplatives, including Bede, Theophylact of Ochrid, Saint Francis, Gertrude the Great, Dante, Julian of Norwich, and medieval English and European visionaries, among others.
Pearl: Text and Translation by Jane Beal
The fourteenth-century Middle English poem Pearl is one of the best dream vision poems ever written, yet its language (the North-west Midlands dialect of late-medieval England) and literary allusions (to biblical, mythological, and medieval works) make it difficult for modern readers to understand. This new dual-language edition of Pearl provides the original Middle English with a facing-page modern English translation.
Song of the Selkie by Jane Beal
Publication Date: 2020-08-04
According to Celtic legend, a selkie is a seal underwater and a woman on land. Sometimes she emerges from the ocean, shedding her white selkie-coat to dance on the sand in moonlight. In "Song of the Selkie," the Selkie voices her experience of being caught between two worlds: one of the sea, of freedom, and the other of marriage and motherhood.
Success As a Psychology Major by David E. Copeland; Jeremy Ashton Houska
Publication Date: 2020-03-13
Built from the ground up with input from hundreds of psychology students, this First Edition answers every question a trepidatious undergraduate may have. Success as a Psychology Major opens with practical tools on how to be a successful student, walks readers through the psychology curriculum, highlights key skills to develop, and presents the various academic and career paths to take after graduation.
Get the Picture: Using Visual Literacy in Content-Area Instruction by Marva Cappello; Nancy Walker
Publication Date: 2019-07-01
In a world that is becoming increasingly visual, this book equips teachers with innovative strategies to engage students with visual media. Today's students need to know how to "read" visuals closely to understand their meaning, the messages they are sending, and be able to discuss them with others using appropriate vocabulary.
Rehabilitation Techniques for Sports Medicine and Athletic Training, Seventh Edition is the definitive reference for athletic training students and professionals who are interested in gaining more in-depth exposure to the theory and practical application of rehabilitation techniques used in a sports medicine environment.
This book examines blockchain technology, a concept with far-reaching implications for the future of the information professions. Editors Hirsh and Alman offer a primer of what librarians and information professionals need to understand about blockchain technology.
Women entrepreneurs are an underserved segment of society and in many ways face significantly greater challenges in many cases than male entrepreneurs. Female entrepreneurs face a great challenge is gaining external financing, and often suffer from a lack of an appropriate work space that limits women entrepreneurs accessing external resources—marketing and promotion. Also, most office space leave women feeling overworked and with reduced well-being by the end of the day. Finally, women’s business tends to be “smaller and slower” in terms of growth.
"Human(e) Education: Being and Learning for a ‘Trans-Modern’ Age" in United We Stand by Lanney Mayer
Publication Date: 2020-10-01
The Contemporary Perspectives on Spirituality in Education book series will feature volumes geared towards understanding and exploring the role of spirituality in addressing challenge, conflict, and marginalization, particularly within education in the U.S. and internationally.