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  • The Coddling of the American Mind

    How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

    **'Excellent, their advice is sound . . . liberal parents, in particular, should read it' *Financial TimesThe New York Times* bestsellerWhat doesn't kill you makes you weakerAlways trust your feelingsLife is a battle between good people and evil people**These three Great Untruths contradict basic psychological principles about well-being, as well as ancient wisdom from many cultures. And yet they ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • How to Write a Better Minor Thesis

    What is expected? What should the thesis consist of? How can the whole process be made a bit easier? How to achieve the best possible result? Working within strict time limits, and under pressure right from the start, what does the student need to do to ensure that the thesis is finished?In How to Write a Better Minor Thesis, experienced advisors Dr Paul Gruba and Professor Justin Zobel lay out ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Academia Obscura

    The Hidden Silly Side of Higher Education

    by Glen Wright ...
    If you think the groves of academe are all stuffiness, elbow patches and greying old men... think again.Academia Obscura is an irreverent glimpse inside the ivory tower, exposing the eccentric and slightly unhinged world of university life. Take a trip through the spectrum of academic oddities and unearth the Easter eggs buried in peer reviewed papers, the weird and wonderful world of scholarly ... Read more

    $2.98 AUD

  • The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

    A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League

    by Jeff Hobbs ...
    An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African-American man who escaped Newark, NJ, to attend Yale, but still faced the dangers of the streets when he returned is, “nuanced and shattering” (People) and “mesmeric” (The New York Times Book Review).When ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Literacies

    With the rise of new technologies and media, the way we communicate is rapidly changing. Literacies provides a comprehensive introduction to literacy pedagogy within today's new media environment. It focuses not only on reading and writing, but also on other modes of communication, including oral, visual, audio, gestural and spatial. This focus is designed to supplement, not replace, the ... Read more

    $72.04 AUD

  • Closing of the American Mind

    by Allan Bloom ...
    The Closing of the American Mind, a publishing phenomenon in hardcover, is now a paperback literary event. In this acclaimed number one national best-seller, one of our country's most distinguished political philosophers argues that the social/political crisis of 20th-century America is really an intellectual crisis. Allan Bloom's sweeping analysis is essential to understanding America today. It ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Excellent Sheep

    The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life

    A groundbreaking manifesto about what our nation’s top schools should be—but aren’t—providing: “The ex-Yale professor effectively skewers elite colleges, their brainy but soulless students (those ‘sheep’), pushy parents, and admissions mayhem” (People).As a professor at Yale, William Deresiewicz saw something that troubled him deeply. His students, some of the nation’s brightest minds, were adrift ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Facilitating Practitioner Research

    Developing Transformational Partnerships

    Facilitating Practitioner Research: Developing transformational partnerships addresses the complex dilemmas and issues that arise in practitioner inquiry. It recognises that facilitating practitioner research is far more than providing advice about method adoption, important as that contribution is; or even modelling research practices and drawing ... Read more

    $56.31 AUD

  • Stylish Academic Writing

    by Helen Sword ...
    Elegant ideas deserve elegant expression. Sword dispels the myth that you can’t get published without writing wordy, impersonal prose. For scholars frustrated with disciplinary conventions or eager to write for a larger audience, here are imaginative, practical, witty pointers that show how to make articles and books enjoyable to read—and to write. ... Read more

    $33.10 AUD

  • Beginning theory

    An introduction to literary and cultural theory: Fourth edition

    series Beginnings
    Beginning theory has been helping students navigate through the thickets of literary and cultural theory for over two decades. This new and expanded fourth edition continues to offer readers the best single-volume introduction to the field. The bewildering variety of approaches, theorists and technical language is lucidly and expertly unravelled. Unlike many books which assume certain positions ... Read more

    $21.55 AUD

  • Research Proposal: Academic Writing Guide for Graduate Students

    by Grant Andrews ...
    series Essay and Thesis Writing
    A quick and easy guide to writing a research proposalIncludes a Free example research proposal template for you to download.This short guide will give you the tools you need write a research proposal, no matter what your field of study is. If you're doing your master's or doctoral thesis, you need to present a good, detailed proposal before your study is approved. Often, this can be confusing, and ... Read more

    Free

  • How To Write Creative Non-fiction

    Through exercises and following a writing program with the book - learn more about creative non-fiction and how you can make a living at it. ... Read more

    $32.39 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • APA: The Easy Way! (Updated for the APA 7th Edition)

    This reference book, updated for the 7th edition of the APA, simplifies the process of writing using the APA writing style.Writing in the APA format can be a formidable process. The Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (7th edition) was developed as a writing technique utilized by both academic and nonacademic institutions and publications. While this reputable manual is ... Read more

    $11.91 AUD

  • A Woman's Education

    Conway opens with her assessment of her life, passions, possibilities and the making of her decision to leave Canada and return to the United States to become Smith's first woman president. Settling into her new environment, she is at once struck by the beauty of the Connecticut Valley and the Olmstead-designed Smith campus - but also by the College's financial problems and a quarrelsome and ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • IELTS Writing Task 2.What can I write about this question? Globalisation, government and society. Book 3

    series IELTS Writing Task 2.What can I write about this question? #3
    Welcome to book 3. In this book I have concentrated on large world issues. Sometimes these topics can be difficult to find ideas for, so I hope this book helps.In the other two books, I mentioned how to plan your essay, how to structure each paragraph and how to edit the completed work.In this book, I have included some introductions and conclusions to help you understand how to produce them. Once ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Starting Your PhD: What You Need To Know

    PhD Knowledge, #1

    by Helen Kara ...
    series PhD Knowledge #1
    This concise e-book answers all the key questions people ask when they're considering, or beginning, doctoral study. Presented in an accessible question-and-answer format, and packed with facts, it is easy to read and to find your way around. Whether you've recently started your doctoral study, you're still wondering whether doctoral study is for you, or you are supporting someone else through the ... Read more

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  • Reflective Practice

    Writing and Professional Development

    Reflecting thoughtfully on your work is vital for improving your own self-awareness, effectiveness and professional development. This newly updated fifth edition of Gillie Bolton’s bestselling book explores reflective writing as a creative and dynamic process for this critical enquiry.New to this edition:An expanded range of exercises and activitiesA new emphasis on using e-portfoliosFurther ... Read more

    $41.79 AUD

  • How to Be a Person

    The Stranger's Guide to College, Sex, Intoxicants, Tacos, and Life Itself

    From Dan Savage, Lindy West, and The Stranger staff comes this hilarious guide to life for college students and beyond. Here is all the information you actually need to know that no one else will tell you including: which majors to avoid, how to not get a STD, everything there is to know about philosophy (in a single paragraph!), what the music you like says about you, how to turn a crush into ... Read more

    $20.34 AUD

  • The Professor Is In

    The Essential Guide To Turning Your Ph.D. Into a Job

    by Karen Kelsky ...
    The definitive career guide for grad students, adjuncts, post-docs and anyone else eager to get tenure or turn their Ph.D. into their ideal jobEach year tens of thousands of students will, after years of hard work and enormous amounts of money, earn their Ph.D. And each year only a small percentage of them will land a job that justifies and rewards their investment. For every comfortably tenured ... Read more

    $21.66 AUD

  • Essay Writing Skills

    Essential Techniques to Gain Top Marks

    series Elite Students Series
    Writing essays is a major part of many further education courses. In coursework assignments, dissertations and exams, a well-written essay can make the difference between a pass and a fail, and these essays provide you with the stepping stones that take you towards the degree, qualification and career that you desire. Nothing will expose your uncertainty or lack of knowledge more than a poorly ... Read more

    $23.97 AUD

  • Face-To-Face with Doug Schoon Volume I

    Science and Facts about Nails/nail Products for the Educationally Inclined

    by Doug Schoon ...
    Volume 1 contains fact-based answers to questions from actual nail professionals. Based on Face to Face with Doug Schoon, Episodes 1-50. Doug Schoon, currently residing in Dana Point, CA, is an internationally-recognized scientist with a Masters Degree in Chemistry from UC-Irvine, as well as an author and educator with over 30 years' experience in the cosmetic beauty and personal care industry. He ... Read more

    $22.39 AUD

  • The Ultimate Medical School Interview Guide

    Over 150 Commonly Asked Interview Questions, Fully Worked Explanations, Detailed Multiple Mini Interviews (MMI) Section, Includes Oxbridge Interview advice, UniAdmissions

    series The Ultimate Guides
    “What would you do if you were in charge of the NHS?”“What is a clinical trial?”“Why Medicine?”These are examples of Real Questions that were asked in previous medical school interviews. Stumped? You don’t need to be!Published by the UKs Leading Medical School Admissions Company, the Ultimate Medical School Interview Guide contains 150 Medical Interview Questions that have been asked at 25 UK ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher

    A practical guide to the essential practice that builds better teachers.Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher is the landmark guide to critical reflection, providing expert insight and practical tools to facilitate a journey of constructive self-critique. Stephen Brookfield shows how you can uncover and assess your assumptions about practice by viewing them through the lens of your students' ... Read more

    $52.99 AUD

  • Billion-Dollar Ball

    A Journey Through the Big-Money Culture of College Football

    **• A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015 •“A penetrating examination of how the elite college football programs have become ‘giant entertainment businesses that happened to do a little education on the side.’”—Mark Kram, The New York TimesTwo-time Pulitzer-Prize-winning journalist Gilbert M. Gaul offers a riveting and sometimes shocking look inside the money culture of college football and how it has ... Read more

    $10.88 AUD