Education: Philosophy of Education

  • Key Concepts in Curriculum Studies: Perspectives on the Fundamentals book cover

    Key Concepts in Curriculum Studies

    Perspectives on the Fundamentals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Judy Wearing, Marcea Ingersoll, Christopher DeLuca, Benjamin Bolden, Holly Ogden, Theodore Michael Christou

    Offering an accessible entry into curriculum theory, this book defines and contextualizes key concepts for novice and experienced students. Leading scholars in curriculum studies provide short anchor texts that introduce, define, and situate contemporary curriculum theory constructs. Each anchor…

    Paperback – 2019-07-06

  • American Education book cover

    American Education

    19th Edition

    By Joel Spring

    Featuring current information and challenging perspectives on the latest issues and forces shaping the American educational system—with scholarship that is often cited as a primary source—Joel Spring introduces readers to the historical, political, social, and legal foundations of education and to…

    Paperback – 2019-07-01
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • What Is Curriculum Theory? book cover

    What Is Curriculum Theory?

    3rd Edition

    By William F. Pinar

    This primer for prospective and practicing teachers asks students to question the historical present and their relation to it, and in so doing, reflect on their own understandings of what it means to teach, to study, to educate, and to become educated in the present moment in the places we inhabit.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Philosophy and the Study of Education: New Perspectives on a Complex Relationship book cover

    Philosophy and the Study of Education

    New Perspectives on a Complex Relationship, 1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Feldges

    Combining contributions from international academics and practitioners, this new text develops students’ ability to philosophise as well as learn about philosophy and education. It considers issues concerned with the interface between education and wider society but goes beyond this to explore…

    Paperback – 2019-04-04
    The Routledge Education Studies Series

  • Alternative Narratives in Early Childhood: An Introduction for Students and Practitioners book cover

    Alternative Narratives in Early Childhood

    An Introduction for Students and Practitioners, 1st Edition

    By Peter Moss

    Challenging dominant discourses in the field of early childhood education, this book provides an accessible introduction to some of the alternative narratives and diverse perspectives that are increasingly to be heard in this field, as well as discussing the importance of paradigm, politics and…

    Paperback – 2018-07-11
    Contesting Early Childhood

  • Developing Ethical Principles for School Leadership: PSEL Standard Two book cover

    Developing Ethical Principles for School Leadership

    PSEL Standard Two, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lisa Bass, William C. Frick, Michelle D. Young

    Co-published with UCEA, this new textbook tackles Standard #2 of the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL)—Ethics and Professional Norms. This volume includes specific strategies for school leaders to develop knowledge and skills in supporting the learning and development of all…

    Paperback – 2018-03-06
    PSEL/NELP Leadership Preparation

  • The American School: From the Puritans to the Trump Era book cover

    The American School

    From the Puritans to the Trump Era, 10th Edition

    By Joel Spring

    This current, comprehensive history of American education is designed to stimulate critical analysis and critical thinking by offering alternative interpretations of each historical period. In his signature straight-forward, concise style, Joel Spring provides a variety of interpretations of…

    Paperback – 2018-02-26
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • The Socratic Method Today: Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science book cover

    The Socratic Method Today

    Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lee Trepanier

    This exciting new textbook provides a sophisticated examination of the Socratic method for teaching political science students in higher education. It shows how the Socratic method is employed in the Platonic dialogs, compares its transformative approach to other student-centered teaching…

    Paperback – 2017-12-12

  • Introducing Trevarthen: A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education book cover

    Introducing Trevarthen

    A Guide for Practitioners and Students in Early Years Education, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Smidt

    Colwyn Trevarthen’s seminal work has earned him a place alongside the most prestigious thinkers, writers and researchers into human development. He is universally acknowledged as the pre-eminent expert on foetal, neonatal and early childhood development. Sandra Smidt examines the impact of his…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19
    Introducing Early Years Thinkers

  • Exploring Education: An Introduction to the Foundations of Education book cover

    Exploring Education

    An Introduction to the Foundations of Education, 5th Edition

    By Alan R. Sadovnik, Peter W. Cookson, Jr., Susan F. Semel, Ryan W. Coughlan

    This much-anticipated fifth edition of Exploring Education offers an alternative to traditional foundations texts by combining a point-of-view analysis with primary source readings. Pre- and in-service teachers will find a solid introduction to the foundations disciplines -- history, philosophy,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05

  • Non-Western Educational Traditions: Local Approaches to Thought and Practice book cover

    Non-Western Educational Traditions

    Local Approaches to Thought and Practice, 4th Edition

    By Timothy Reagan

    Informative and mind-opening, this text uniquely provides a comprehensive overview of a range of non-western approaches to educational thought and practice. Its premise is that understanding the ways that other people educate their children—as well as what counts for them as "education"—may help…

    Paperback – 2017-07-20
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • The Philosophy of Well-Being: An Introduction book cover

    The Philosophy of Well-Being

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Guy Fletcher

    Well-being occupies a central role in ethics and political philosophy, including in major theories such as utilitarianism. It also extends far beyond philosophy: recent studies into the science and psychology of well-being have propelled the topic to centre stage, and governments spend millions on…

    Paperback – 2016-04-26

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