Education: History of Education

  • Education in England and Wales: An Annotated Bibliography book cover

    Education in England and Wales

    An Annotated Bibliography, 1st Edition

    By Franklin Parker, Betty June Parker

    Originally published in 1991, this title was begun just before passage of the Education Reform Act of 1988 (ERA 88), which was implemented in the 1990s. This major act along with still-in-force provisions of the 1944 Education Act (with its 17 amendments) comprises the statutes governing education…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Using Student Feedback to Improve Learning Materials book cover

    Using Student Feedback to Improve Learning Materials

    1st Edition

    By Michael B. Nathenson, Euan S. Henderson

    The use of self-instructional learning materials, presented through a wide range of media, was becoming an increasingly pervasive and important part of the educational scene at all levels, from infant school to university. Much had been written, both theoretical and practical, about various aspects…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Education for Childbirth and Parenthood book cover

    Education for Childbirth and Parenthood

    1st Edition

    By Elizabeth R. Perkins

    Originally published in 1980, the setting of this book is in the practicalities of teaching on labour wards, in antenatal clinics and in child health clinics. In such settings, health education about childbirth and parenthood is often an explicit, and always implicit, task for the health…

    Paperback – 2019-06-12
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    Routledge Revivals

  • Citizenship Education in the United States: A Historical Perspective book cover

    Citizenship Education in the United States

    A Historical Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Iftikhar Ahmad

    This book presents a history of the ideas and activities of the American Political Science Association (APSA) in the field of citizenship education in public schools. Examining APSA’s evolving objectives and strategies in implementing citizenship education, Ahmad analyzes the complicated…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Generational Identity, Educational Change, and School Leadership book cover

    Generational Identity, Educational Change, and School Leadership

    1st Edition

    By Corrie Stone-Johnson

    Generational identity plays a large role in how teachers view educational change and school reform. Teachers of the Boomer generation, an era characterized by optimism and innovation, tend to be more resistant to change than those of Generation X, for whom standardization represents the norm, not a…

    Paperback – 2019-06-07
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    Routledge Research in Educational Leadership

  • Creating the Practical Man of Modernity: The Reception of John Dewey’s Pedagogy in Mexico book cover

    Creating the Practical Man of Modernity

    The Reception of John Dewey’s Pedagogy in Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Victor J. Rodriguez

    Focused on the appropriation of John Dewey’s ideas on progressive education in revolutionary Mexico, this book reconsiders the interpretation and application of Dewey’s ideas in the world. Rodriguez examines the use of Dewey in Mexico’s state-building projects as a vantage point to assess the…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • From Pictures to Letters: First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing book cover

    From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
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    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • What do Boys and Girls Read?: An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools book cover

    What do Boys and Girls Read?

    An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools, 1st Edition

    By A. J. Jenkinson

    Originally published in 1940. This book studies the facts regarding the actual reading of children aged 12 to 15 years, but is no mere compendium. It analyses the number and sorts of newspapers, books, magazines, poems and plays which are read during one month by boys and girls in senior and…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
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    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Design of the University: German, American, and “World Class” book cover

    The Design of the University

    German, American, and “World Class”, 1st Edition

    By Heinz-Dieter Meyer

    What is the reason for the American university’s global preeminence? How did the American university succeed where the development of the German university, from which it took so much, stalled? In this closely-argued book, Meyer suggests that the key to the American university’s success is its…

    Paperback – 2019-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970: International Perspectives book cover

    Women in Higher Education, 1850-1970

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by E. Lisa Panayotidis, Paul Stortz

    This edited collection illustrates the way in which women’s experiences of academe could be both contextually diverse but historically and culturally similar. It looks at both the micro (individual women and universities) and macro-level (comparative analyses among regions and countries) within…

    Paperback – 2019-05-22
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  • The Labour Party and the Organization of Secondary Education 1918-65 book cover

    The Labour Party and the Organization of Secondary Education 1918-65

    1st Edition

    By Michael Parkinson

    Originally published in 1970, Michael Parkinson examines the Labour Party’s attitude towards secondary education in general and comprehensive schooling in particular and shows the effect of the party’s philosophy on the question of education and its social importance. The Labour Party is seen both…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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