The development of self- and emotional regulatory processes helps children to regulate their behavior based on their cultural context and to develop positive social relationships. This handbook brings together heretofore disparate literatures on self- and emotional regulation, brain and physiological processes, mastery motivation, and atypical development to highlight how mastery motivation is... read more
This work bridges theory and practice in examining emerging approaches to enhancing resilience and t....
Although scholarly examinations of privilege have increased in recent decades, an emphasis on privilege studies pedagogy remains lacking within institutions. This edited collection explores best practices for effective teaching and learning about various forms of systemic group privilege such as that based on race, gender, sexuality, religion, and class. Formatted in three easy-to-follow secti... read more
Although multicultural education has made significant gains in recent years, with many courses specifically devoted to the topic in both undergraduate and graduate education programs, and more scholars of color teaching in these programs, these victories bring with them a number of pedagogic dilemmas. Most students in these programs are not themselves students of color, meaning the topics and ... read more
This volume provides an essential roster of primary research methods as they apply to health communication inquiry. Editor Bryan B. Whaley brings together key health communication researchers to write about their primary methodological areas. Their chapters offer guidance and insights for a variety of approaches to answering research questions. The methods included here cover: Exploration and ... read more
Discourse of Public Participation Media
Hole's Live Through This
Contemporary popular music provides the soundtrack for a host of recent novels, but little critical attention has been paid to the intersection of these important art forms. Write in Tune addresses this gap by offering the first full-length study of the relationship between recent music and fiction. With essays from an array of international scholars, the collection focuses on how writers weav... read more
Immigration is an ongoing, global phenomenon and schools and teachers in host countries must continually find new ways of working with the increasing numbers of immigrant pupils, including refugees and asylum seekers. Language and literacy are crucial for inclusion in a new context but these must be developed in spaces where these children feel safe to explore themes that resonate with their e... read more
Alphacats are a special breed: they are cats with a pedigree (well, most of them) and painted almost hair by hair, by scientific illustrator Gabriella Gallerani, in strict alphabetical order. Beautifully rendered in full colour, each one has its own letter on which to climb, hide, stretch, play, yawn or simply show off. Thus, A is Angora, B is Bengal, C is Ceylon, D is Devon Rex...but Alphacat... read more
'Cat Lady Chronicles' is the heartwarming true story of an art-book editor who finds her unexpected calling as a Cat Lady. Author Diane Lovejoy shares her private joy in rescuing ten orphaned cats who desperately needed a Cat Lady to adopt them. As Lovejoy passionately 'collects cats,' she realises that the parallels between the art world and the feline world are more pronounced than she ever ... read more
HardCover. Pages: 88 Publisher: Officina Liaria This large-size book presents 40 paintings and drawings of this extraordinary observer of nature. His pieces were particularly lively because he was inspired by the living birds and mammals he was able to observe in the Versailles Menagerie . established by Louis XIV in 1664 and soon a model for all the European courts. The studies were used as m... read more
Paperback. Pages: 72 Publisher: Officina Liaria The radical changes undergone by Inuit society in Arctic Canada during the period starting with the 'discovery' of contemporary art in 1948. the more frequent contacts with Canadian counterparts and the relocation of many Inuits in the cities of Quebec and Ontario. have ought more visibility to Inuit women and women artists in particular. In the ... read more
This catalogue analyses a field of art history that only recently has been given renewed attention with the translation in French (1997), English (2008) and Italian (2011) of Julius von Schlosser's 'History of Portraiture in Wax', originally published in German a century ago. The exhibit and the catalogue will present all life-size figures in wax present in Italy starting with the death masks ... read more
Robert Motherwell is a monograph to this pioneering Abstract Expressionist, who enjoyed early recognition. At 29 years, he had his first solo show at Peggy Guggenheim's legendary gallery (1944). A year later he moved to East Hampton, New York and commissioned a house from French architect Pierre Chareau. None of the exhibitons dedicated to Motherwell have focused on this period and on the plac... read more
The book's mission is to document the legends of the Memphis soul music business. Photographer Thom Gilbert set up a photo studio at Royal Studios in Memphis, home of the famed Hi Records that launched the careers of Al Green, Ann Peebles, and dozens of others. The studio's "green room" was filled with soul music royalty: Bobby "Blue" Bland in his signature nautical cap, several of the Hodges ... read more
Europe in Black and White offers new critical perspectives on race, immigration, and identity on the Old Continent. In reconsidering the various forms of encounters with difference, such as multiculturalism and hybridity, the contributors address a number of issues, including geography, politics and linguistic practice. Featuring scholars from a wide variety of nationalities and disciplinary a... read more
A guide for independent travellers to Eritrea, an African country. It provides the necessary information on Massawa port, a natural gateway to the 350 islands in the Red Sea that offer diving.
Horses are very rare in Africa. The few to be found west of Sudan, from the lands of the Sahara and Sahel down to the fringes of the tropical forests, belong to the king, the chief warrior and to notable persons. Due to the dense humidity of the tropical rainforest and the deadly tsetse fly, only restricted numbers of horses survive. And yet rider and mount sculptures are common among the Dogo... read more
HardCover. Pages: 376 Publisher: Garden Art Press Augustine Henry is one of the most famous of the pioneering plant hunters to have travelled to China during the latter part of the 19th century. Playing a key role in establishing the basis for our present knowledge of the Chinese flora. His account of the destruction of great tracts of China's forests prompted later plant hunters like EH Wilso... read more
From the monuments of the ancient world to the modern waxwork museum, the sculpted portrait represents and makes present the living and the dead. Today, the art form remains the victim of its 19th-century heyday: the self-confidence, if not self-regard, of an age that populated our city streets and squares with countless monuments to statesmen, soldiers, industrialists and philanthropists whos... read more
One of the great unsung heroes of twentieth-century British design.
The transition from rote lessons, traditional pedagogy, and standardized tests begins with the belief that students need to learn how to learn--and learn to love learning. Great idea--but how do teachers actually implement a curriculum that gives students room to do this? Letting Go: How to Give Your Students Control over Their Learning in the English Classroom explores an inquiry approach in ... read more
Shakespeare didn't write his plays for readers; he wrote individual "cue scripts" for actors who hadn't read the entire play but had to perform on the fly with almost no rehearsal. Those cue scripts have become the written form of his dramas, compiled originally in the First Folio of 1623. And the actors' cues for meaning, emotion, and emphasis are still embedded in Shakespeare's language, rip... read more
Workshopping the Canon introduces practicing and preservice English language arts teachers to a process for planning and teaching the most frequently taught texts in middle and secondary classrooms using a workshop approach. Demonstrating how to partner classic texts with a variety of high-interest genres within a reading and writing workshop structure, Mary E. Styslinger aligns the teaching o... read more
A 2008 survey of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) programs found that nearly half of those identified in a 1987 survey no longer existed twenty years later, pointing to a need for an approach to WAC administration that leads to programs that persist over time. In Sustainable WAC, current or former WAC program directors Michelle Cox, Jeffrey R. Galin, and Dan Melzer introduce a theoretical f... read more
As writing instruction has become more standardized and structured, student voices have grown silent. Kids still chatter in the halls and socialize at the start of class, but on paper, their individual voices have vanished as they conform to the immutable structure of prescribed formats and strive solely for the grade, not expecting to be heard. Speak for Yourself: Writing with Voice places a ... read more
In an educational environment that privileges scripted curricula and intensive preparation for high-stakes tests, the arts offer a more hands-on approach to learning and problem solving, challenging students to approach course material in personal and interactive ways. In A Symphony of Possibilities, experts in their fields explore in detail arts-based pedagogies for secondary teachers of Engl... read more
Analysing why we laugh and what we laugh at, and describing how performers can elicit this response from their audience, this book enables actors to create memorable – and hilarious – performances.Rooted in performance and performance criticism, Sidney Homan and Brian Rhinehart provide a detailed explanation of how comedy works, along with advice on how to communicate comedy from the point of ... read more
How Can We Become Better Questioners? We observe that great leaders ask the great questions, we read how creativity is fostered by asking the uncommon question, we experience how coaches inspire by asking the provocative question, and we solve the organizational problem when led with facilitative questions. We know questions are powerful. But how do they work the way they do? What are the diff... read more
A Must-read for Every Bibliophile!Book Lovers: Learn what can be done and what should be avoided to preserve a book's value.Book Collectors: Discover how to identify restorations, facsimiles, sophistications, and even fraud.Book Dealers: Get the information you need to decide whether or not it is worth it to have a book restored.Book Conservators: Help your clients communicate with book anatom... read more
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