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Developing Research Based Social Work Practice

Ever questioned the relevance of research to practice? This innovative text explains how research can improve the quality of your social work and provides an overview of the theoretical concepts, processes and practices involved in undertaking research within the field of social work. Promoting critical debate to strengthen day-to-day practice, this important book is designed to encourage the development of the 'reflective research practitioner' – a professional who is both critically reflective and research aware. Spanning the whole research process, from rationales for undertaking research for the novice, right through to critical debates on the utility of research findings, Developing Research Based Social Work Practice maintains its focus on the many ways in which research informs social work practice. This makes it essential reading for social work students and professionals of all levels and backgrounds.

This innovative text explains how research can improve the quality of your social work and provides an overview of the theoretical concepts, processes and practices involved in undertaking research within the field of social work.

Professional Discourse Encounters in Tesol

Discourses of Teachers in Teaching

Professional Encounters in TESOL investigates the developing discourses of English Language teachers in a variety of international contexts. By analysing how professional development takes place through participation in professional discourse, the chapters shed light on what teachers do and why they do it. The book is organised in four sections, reflecting the stages in an English language teacher's career: 1Starting Out2 focuses on initial teacher training, 1Becoming Experienced2 looks inside their classroom, 1New Horizons2 shifts the perspective to the professional development of experienced teachers, and 1Passing on Knowledge2 investigates the discourses of experienced teachers as they contribute to the professional development of their peers. Each section is followed by reflections on the chapters written by a teacher from an international context at the particular stage in their professional development reflected in the section. The book should have particular appeal to all those working in the area of teacher development and will also be of interest to practising teachers.

The book should have particular appeal to all those working in the area of teacher development and will also be of interest to practising teachers.

Health Psychology

Why is having a good diet and getting plenty of exercise so important for our health? How do we know that smoking is bad for us? In this illuminating introduction, Rodham unpacks the relationship between our behaviour and health, exploring the principal areas that concern health psychologists, including health promotion, policy and specific issues such as eating behaviour and stress. Whatever your level of study, this overview of health psychology will help you get to grips with the main issues and allow you to push your understanding further.

Whatever your level of study, this overview of health psychology will help you get to grips with the main issues and allow you to push your understanding further.

Education as Civic Engagement

Toward a More Democratic Society

Education as Civic Engagement: Toward a More Democratic Society is a collection of ten essays examining education—mostly higher education—as civic engagement. These essays are the finest works of scholarship on education published over the last decade in JAC, an award-winning journal of rhetoric, politics, and culture. Collectively, the works in this volume analyze in a substantive and rigorous manner a number of key issues in the politics of education.

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Linguistics and the Study of Comics

Do Irish superheroes actually sound Irish? Why are Gary Larson's Far Side cartoons funny? How do political cartoonists in India, Turkey, and the US get their point across? These questions and many more are answered in this new collection on linguistics and comics, which explores language and how the verbal and the visual interact.

What is the impact of English on comics written in other languages? These questions and many more are answered in this volume, which brings together the two fields of comics research and linguistics to produce groundbreaking scholarship.

Software Development with UML

This is an introductory book to information modelling with UML, for entry level university students. It assumes no previous knowledge of UML on the part of the reader, and uses a case-based approach to present the material clearly and accessibly. It harmonises the UML notation with a full software development approach, from project conception through to testing, deployment and enhancement. The author is an experienced tutor, who also practices as a UML professional, and the cases are based upon his own experience. The book is accompanied by a website that provides solutions to end-of-chapter exercises, a password-protected tutor's file of further exercises with solutions, slides to accompany the book, and other support material. This book is suitable for all undergraduate computing and information systems, or Software Engineering courses. First year students will find it particulalry helpful for modules on systems development or analysis and design.

This is an introductory book to information modelling with UML, for entry level university students.

Understanding Business in the Global Economy

A Multi-Level Relationship Approach

Focussing on the way in which relationships at various levels underpin international business activities this book presents a contemporary and realistic analysis of International Business in action. The concept of change permeates the text, highlighting the dynamic and often turbulant nature of international business and management.

Focussing on the way in which relationships at various levels underpin international business activities this book presents a contemporary and realistic analysis of International Business in action.

Understanding the European Union

A Concise Introduction

A very substantially revised and expanded new edition of this highly-accessible and general introduction to the European Union; including full coverage of Eastward enlargement and of changing patterns of policy-making

A very substantially revised and expanded new edition of this highly-accessible and general introduction to the European Union; including full coverage of Eastward enlargement and of changing patterns of policy-making