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November
Roots of Art Education Practice - Mary Stankiewicz, Mary Ann StankowiczLEVEL: All levels. The 'Art Education in Practice' series provides working art educators with accessible guides to significant issues in the field. Developments in the field of art education are consolidated into a clear presentation of what a practising teacher needs to know. Each title in the series delivers sensible solutions, transforming research and theory into tangible classroom strategies. Paramount to the series is the concept of informed practice, whereby important and often complex art education topics are put into the context of the working art teacher and real classroom environments.
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November
Social Workers' Desk Reference - Albert R. RobertsFollowing in the groundbreaking path of its predecessor, the second edition of the Social Workers' Desk Reference provides reliable and highly accessible information about effective services and treatment approaches across the full spectrum of social work practice. Succinct, illuminating chapters written by the field's most respected and experienced scholars and practitioners ensure that it will continue to be the sourcebook for all social workers. Social work practitioners and agency administrators are increasingly confronted with having to do more with less, and must make decisions and provide
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November
Criminal Law - Thomas J. Gardner, Terry M. AndersonA highly accessible, student-friendly text, Gardner and Anderson's CRIMINAL LAW is ideal for instructors who prefer not to assign lengthy case excerpts and prefer a more prescriptive approach to teaching criminal law. The text exposes students to the language of criminal law without overwhelming them and provides comprehensive coverage of all the major components of substantive criminal law. The text's excellent coverage of current issues, accessible writing style, and numerous pedagogical aids help students understand complex legal topics more so than any other text on the market.