Edited References

About the Collection

Edited References are one of the most popular publication formats. These well-established titles feature previously unpublished, peer-reviewed scholarly chapters that are contributed by a variety of experts from around the world. Similar to Authored References in their concise discussions of the latest models and concepts within a specific area, Edited References utilize a more collaborative approach and include contributing authors with varying backgrounds and experience. These projects are led by one or a team of esteemed editors and include at least 15 chapters of descriptive and progressive research.

Providing thorough descriptions detailing the latest innovative and trending content, these collaborative publications accommodate the research needs of academicians, professionals, and practitioners, and are suitable supplements for graduate and undergraduate courses.



Edited Reference Publications:

Educational Technology and Resources for Synchronous Learning in Higher Education
Jiyoon Yoon (University of Texas – Arlington, USA), Peggy Semingson (University of Texas Arlington, USA)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $185.00
As more classes move to online instruction, there is a need for research that shows the effectiveness of synchronous learning. Educators must guide students on how t...
Responsible, Sustainable, and Globally Aware Management in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Ziska Fields (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa), Stefan Huesig (Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $225.00
Industry 4.0 is the first industrial revolution where technology and humans are very closely integrated. This has a profound effect on how the changes brought on by...
Care and Culturally Responsive Pedagogy in Online Settings
Lydia Kyei-Blankson (Illinois State University, USA), Joseph Blankson (Ohio Northern University, USA), Esther Ntuli (Idaho State University, USA)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 360 pages. $195.00
As enrollment numbers continue to grow for online education classes, it is imperative instructors be prepared to teach students from diverse groups. Students who eng...
K-12 STEM Education in Urban Learning Environments
Jillian L. Wendt (University of the District of Columbia, USA), Danielle L. Apugo (University of the District of Columbia, USA)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $190.00
STEM education has become a major focus for education reform, instructional implementation, and funding initiatives across K-12 learning environments. However, there...
Global Campaigning Initiatives for Socio-Economic Development
Luísa Cagica Carvalho (Universidade de Évora, Portugal), Maria José Madeira (University of Beira Interior, Portugal)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 350 pages. $195.00
Socio economic development is shaped by social pressures and behavioral interactions of individuals and groups through social capital and social markets. Global camp...
The Belt and Road Strategy in International Business and Administration
Wei Liu (University of Sydney, Australia), Zhe Zhang (University of Sydney, Australia), Jin-Xiong Chen (Wuyi University, China), Sang-Bing Tsai (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China, China)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 365 pages. $225.00
International business strategies orbit around the idea of strengthening partnerships with other countries. Developing new and innovative opportunities to connect ne...
Polymer Nanocomposites for Advanced Engineering and Military Applications
Noureddine Ramdani (Harbin Engineering University, China)
Release Date: April 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $225.00
The field of polymer nanocomposites has become essential for engineering and military industries over the last few decades as it applies to computing, sensors, biome...
Smart Devices, Applications, and Protocols for the IoT
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues (National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel), Brazil), Amjad Gawanmeh (Khalifa University, United Arab Emirates), Kashif Saleem (King Saud University, Saudi Arabia), Sazia Parvin (Melbourne Polytechnic, Australia)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. 300 pages. $225.00
Advances in computing, communications, and control have bridged the physical components of reality and cyberspace leading to the smart internet of things (IoT). The...
Redesigning Higher Education Initiatives for Industry 4.0
Arumugam Raman (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia), Mohan Rathakrishnan (Universiti Utara Malaysia, Malaysia)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. 320 pages. $185.00
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is introducing automation technology into all major disciplines, including business, engineering, and education. Higher education in...
Strategic Marketing for Social Enterprises in Developing Nations
Nigel Chiweshe (University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa), Debbie Vigar-Ellis (University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa)
Release Date: March 2019. Copyright © 2019. 295 pages. $195.00
Many governments in developing nations are finding it nearly impossible to address challenges posed to their countries, including poverty, disease, and high levels o...