Education: Theory of Education

  • Advances in Cognitive Load Theory: Rethinking Teaching book cover

    Advances in Cognitive Load Theory

    Rethinking Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon Tindall-Ford, Shirley Agostinho, John Sweller

    Cognitive load theory uses our knowledge of how people learn, think and solve problems to design instruction. In turn, instructional design is the central activity of classroom teachers, of curriculum designers, and of publishers of textbooks and educational materials, including digital information…

    Paperback – 2019-07-24 
    Local/Global Issues in Education

  • Zygmunt Bauman on Education in Liquid Modernity book cover

    Zygmunt Bauman on Education in Liquid Modernity

    1st Edition

    By Shaun Best

    Zygmunt Bauman on Education in Liquid Modernity evaluates the contribution that Bauman has made to education studies. It outlines the central themes within social analysis in Bauman’s writings, and examines how researchers have applied his key ideas to explore current theoretical issues.  The book…

    Hardback – 2019-07-23 

  • 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 – 2019-07-09 

  • Sight, Sound and Text in the History of Education book cover

    Sight, Sound and Text in the History of Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jody Crutchley, Stephen Parker, Siân Roberts

    This volume contributes to the study of ‘new’ sonic and visual sources and their intertextual relationship with the documentary, as well as traditional understandings of ‘text’, in the history of education. It both presents case studies of research and points to new avenues of further research.…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 

  • Mindfulness in Education book cover

    Mindfulness in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth Tobin

    This book explores how mindfulness has been infused into education to produce favorable outcomes, such as stress reduction, heightened focus, resilience, calmness, alertness, mood regulation, self-awareness, professional commitment, and increased compassion and kindness to self and others. The…

    Hardback – 2019-06-28 

  • The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education: Psychoanalytic, Attachment, and Developmental Perspectives book cover

    The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education

    Psychoanalytic, Attachment, and Developmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilyn Charles, Jill Bellinson

    Play in Early Childhood Education presents various theories of play and demonstrates how it serves communicative, developmental, and relational functions, highlighting the importance and development of the capacity to play in terms useful to early childhood educators. The book explicitly links…

    Paperback – 2019-06-20 

  • Sustainable Development Teaching: Ethical and Political Challenges book cover

    Sustainable Development Teaching

    Ethical and Political Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Katrien Van Poeck, Leif Östman, Johan Öhman

    The aim of this book is to support and inspire teachers to contribute to much-needed processes of sustainable development and to develop teaching practices and professional identities that allow them to cope with the specificity of sustainability issues and, in particular, with the teaching…

    Hardback – 2019-06-05 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainability

  • Cross-cultural Literacy: Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms book cover

    Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • 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 – 2019-05-28 
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Draw-along Sammy Sloth: Get to Know Me: Anxiety book cover

    Draw-along Sammy Sloth

    Get to Know Me: Anxiety, 1st Edition

    By Louise Lightfoot

    The ‘Get to Know Me’ series is made up of resources aimed at children with additional needs and SMHE. Developed by child psychologist Louise Lightfoot and illustrated by Catherine Hicks, the series includes activities specific to anxiety, depression and OCD. This book, Draw-along Sammy Sloth, is an…

    Paperback – 2019-05-28 
    Get To Know Me

  • Educating for Critical Consciousness book cover

    Educating for Critical Consciousness

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Yancy

    In this politically and democratically urgent collection, George Yancy and contributors argue that more than ever, we are in need of classrooms that function "dangerously"—that is, classrooms where people are not afraid to engage in critical discussions that call into question difficult political…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Critical Social Thought

  • Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education book cover

    Revisiting Actor-Network Theory in Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tara Fenwick, Richard Edwards

    Actor-network theory (ANT) is enjoying a notable surge of interest in educational research. New directions and questions are emerging along with new empirical approaches, as educators bring unique sensibilities and commitments to the ongoing debates and reconfigurations that characterise…

    Paperback – 2019-05-20 
    Education and Social Theory

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