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Rhetorical figures and the translation of advertising headlines
In advertising texts, the most important linguistic element is the headline. The function of the headline is to persuade readers to continue reading the remaining body text and, ideally, buy the advertised product. Using ...
Self-development in support of innovative pedagogies : peer support using e-mail
Staff involved in pedagogic innovations are often presented with challenges that take them outside their customary spheres of expertise and disciplinary identities. This paper presents an analysis of data collected from ...
Missing Men in Education
(Trentham Books, 2006)
This book reports on the ten years' research by the authors into men in teaching. There is much concern about boys' underachievement in schools compared to girls. But attributing this to the dearth of men in teaching is ...
Enhancing learning and teaching through funded, in-house, learning and teaching projects: A report on a research project
In the current quality enhancement climate that dates back to Dearing (NCIHE, 1997), many universities are encouraging their staff to research into their own teaching practice, to innovate and to disseminate new ideas, ...
Creativitat musical a secundària. Un estudi del pensament del professorat sobre activitats de composició i improvisació a l'educació secundària anglesa (article in Catalan)
This paper presents the results of a study about creativity in music education, with special reference being made to the ideas of a group of secondary school music teachers in England. The author describes the reasons ...
"I've had to swallow my pride" : help seeking and self-esteem
One of the paradoxes confronting higher education teachers and other staff supporting students is that despite their perception that they offer students opportunities for support, students do not take advantage of them. ...