Biblical Hebrew, Biblical Texts: Essays in Memory of Michael by Ada Rapoport-Albert, Gillian Greenberg, Ada Raoioirt-Albert

By Ada Rapoport-Albert, Gillian Greenberg, Ada Raoioirt-Albert

A suite of articles by means of uncommon students of the Hebrew Bible and its old types commemorating the paintings of the overdue Dr Michael Weitzman. This assortment focusses at the Hebrew Bible, its historical types and textual background. those are the fields within which the past due Dr Weitzman had made his identify, and the quantity commemorates his lifetime's paintings, so in advance ended. however it additionally stands by itself as an authoritative assertion of present examine in those and heavily similar fields. individuals contain Edward Ullendorff, Andrew Macintosh, Robert Gordon, Hugh Williamson, Gillian Greenberg, Jan Joosten, Sebastian Brock, Michael Knibb, Philip Alexander, George Brooke and Alison Salvesen.

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Treacherous Women of Imperial Japan (Nissan Institute by Bowen Raddeker

By Bowen Raddeker

Kanno Suga and Kaneko Fumika have been either stumbled on accountable on varied events in 1911 and 1926 of conspiring to assassinate the japanese emperor. Kanno was once done and Kaneko hanged herself when in criminal, yet either ladies maintained their defiance of the country even within the face of demise. via exam in their personal lifestyles tales and writings, Helene Bowen Raddeker brings to lifestyles the women's personal interpretations in their lives and their attitudes to dying, with the institutions of political martyrdom, heroism and notions of immortality. She reveals that their self-presentations turned guns in an ideological confrontation approximately social and political realities and their deaths have been a method of self-empowerment inside their historic context.

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Education Development and Leadership in Higher Education: by Kym Fraser

By Kym Fraser

In modern day hugely aggressive and globalized larger schooling marketplace, leaders and bosses locate themselves contemplating a similar problems with caliber insurance, elevated participation, the potential for new applied sciences and bettering criteria of educating, studying and management. schooling improvement has a critical function to play in those components, and may be a middle aspect within the strategic positioning of all better schooling institutions.This booklet is a jam-packed with learn and confirmed case examine fabric on what schooling improvement can supply managers in greater schooling. It attracts from around the world reports of best cutting edge academic builders, and illustrates the various ways that schooling improvement options, buildings and procedures could make a distinction to an institution's company approach.

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Theoretical Foundations of Learning Environments by David H. Jonassen, Susan Land

By David H. Jonassen, Susan Land

Theoretical Foundations of studying Environments describes the main modern mental and pedagogical theories which are foundations for the perception and layout of open-ended studying environments and new purposes of academic technologies.In the previous decade, the cognitive revolution of the 60s and 70s has been changed or restructured through constructivism and its linked theories, together with positioned, sociocultural, ecological, daily, and dispensed conceptions of cognition. those theories signify a paradigm shift for educators and educational designers, to a view of studying as unavoidably extra social, conversational, and positive than conventional transmissive perspectives of studying. by no means within the heritage of schooling have such a lot of diverse theories stated an analogous issues concerning the nature of studying and the capability for aiding it. whilst, even if there's a striking quantity of consonance between those theories, each one additionally presents a unique standpoint on how studying and experience making take place. This publication presents scholars, school, and tutorial designers with a transparent, concise creation to those theories and their implications for the layout of latest studying environments for colleges, universities, and companies. it really is well-suited as a required or supplementary textual content for classes in educational layout and thought, academic psychology, studying, concept, curriculum idea and layout, and similar parts.

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International Handbook of Inter-religious Education by Evelina Orteza y Miranda (auth.), Kath Engebretson, Marian

By Evelina Orteza y Miranda (auth.), Kath Engebretson, Marian de Souza, Gloria Durka, Liam Gearon (eds.)

This instruction manual has the aptitude to redress the distortion of data approximately specific religions, so as to add to knowing approximately what religions have in universal, and to indicate how they could interact for justice and peace. at the moment there's a very important resurgence of curiosity in religions, with new activities rising from lengthy demonstrated non secular traditions. there's additionally, all over the world, a turning out to be feel of the necessity to defend indigenous religions, even if those have accommodated to imported traditions. The instruction manual supplies a voice to this resurgence of curiosity, and addresses inter-religious schooling from various spiritual viewpoints and contexts. The booklet is particularly well timed specifically in gentle of the necessity for religions of the area to jointly think about and actively advertise human rights, social justice and peace, for religions have a selected mandate for this.

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The New Virtual Classroom: Evidence-based Guidelines for by Ruth Colvin Clark, Ann Kwinn

By Ruth Colvin Clark, Ann Kwinn

The hot digital lecture room attracts at the most modern study in multimedia studying in addition to practitioner adventure to teach how you can successfully harness the facility of the digital school room. Written via Ruth Clark, co-author of the simplest promoting e-Learning & the technology of guideline, and Ann Kwinn?recognized specialists in educational layout and crew studying, this significant source contains directions, learn, and illustrative examples that essentially convey the way to leverage the strong tutorial positive factors within the new digital lecture room.

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