Education: Theory of Education

  • Online Education: Foundations, Planning, and Pedagogy book cover

    Online Education

    Foundations, Planning, and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    By Anthony G. Picciano

    Online Education is a comprehensive exploration of blended and fully online teaching platforms, addressing history, theory, research, planning, and practice. As colleges, universities, and schools around the world adopt large-scale technologies and traditional class models shift into seamless,…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14

  • The Politics of Education: A Critical Introduction book cover

    The Politics of Education

    A Critical Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Kenneth J. Saltman

    The Politics of Education provides an introduction to both the political dimensions of schooling and the politics of recent educational reform debates. The book offers undergraduates and starting graduate students in education an understanding of numerous dimensions of the contested field of…

    Paperback – 2018-04-05
    Critical Introductions in Education

  • Contemporary Theories of Learning: Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words book cover

    Contemporary Theories of Learning

    Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Knud Illeris

    This tenth anniversary edition of Knud Illeris’s classic 2008 text is an updated and definitive collection of today’s most influential learning theorists, now containing additional chapters from John Hattie and Gregory Donoghue, Sharan Merriam, Gert Biesta and Carolyn Jackson. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2018-03-19

  • Contemporary Debates in Education Studies book cover

    Contemporary Debates in Education Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer Marshall

    Contemporary Debates in Education Studies gives the reader a vital and nuanced understanding of the key debates surrounding the field of education today. Exploring important educational themes such as issues of sexuality, extremism and mental health through a variety of viewpoints, this…

    Paperback – 2017-08-23

  • The Critical Pedagogy Reader book cover

    The Critical Pedagogy Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Antonia Darder, Marta P. Baltodano, Rodolfo D. Torres

    For fifteen years, The Critical Pedagogy Reader has established itself as the leading collection of classic and contemporary essays by the major thinkers in the field of critical pedagogy. While retaining its comprehensive introduction, this thoroughly revised third edition includes updated section…

    Paperback – 2017-03-23

  • American Higher Education: Issues and Institutions book cover

    American Higher Education

    Issues and Institutions, 1st Edition

    By John R. Thelin

    Higher education in the United States is a complex, diverse, and important enterprise. The latest book in the Core Concepts in Higher Education series brings to life issues of governance, organization, teaching and learning, student life, faculty, finances, college sports, public policy,…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01
    Core Concepts in Higher Education

  • How We Learn: Learning and non-learning in school and beyond book cover

    How We Learn

    Learning and non-learning in school and beyond, 2nd Edition

    By Knud Illeris

    Having published in 11 languages and sold in more than 100,000 copies, this fully revised edition of How We Learn examines what learning actually is and why and how learning and non-learning takes place. Focusing exclusively on learning itself, it provides a comprehensive yet accessible…

    Paperback – 2016-10-21

  • Research on Educational Innovations book cover

    Research on Educational Innovations

    5th Edition

    By Arthur K. Ellis, Arthur K. Ellis, John B. Bond

    For more than twenty years, Research on Educational Innovations has helped readers draw distinctions between truly innovative educational programs backed by sound empirical research and faddish policy trends of the day. Using a variety of current and emerging topics as practical case studies, this…

    Paperback – 2016-06-09

  • A Brief Introduction to A Philosophy of Music and Music Education as Social Praxis book cover

    A Brief Introduction to A Philosophy of Music and Music Education as Social Praxis

    1st Edition

    By Thomas A. Regelski

    Music and Music Education as Social Praxis is a brief introduction to a praxial theory of music education, defined by author. It is grounded in an interdisciplinary approach, for undergraduate and graduate students in music education. Drawing upon scholarship from a range of disciplines, including…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22

  • Theory as Method in Research: On Bourdieu, social theory and education book cover

    Theory as Method in Research

    On Bourdieu, social theory and education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mark Murphy, Cristina Costa

    While education researchers have drawn on the work of a wide diversity of theorists over the years, much contemporary theory building in these areas has revolved around the work of Pierre Bourdieu. Theory as Method in Research develops the capacity of students, researchers and teachers to…

    Paperback – 2015-09-16

  • International Critical Pedagogy Reader book cover

    International Critical Pedagogy Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Antonia Darder, Peter Mayo, João Paraskeva

    Carefully curated to highlight research from more than twenty countries, the International Critical Pedagogy Reader introduces the ways the educational phenomenon that is critical pedagogy are being reinvented and reframed around the world. A collection of essays from both historical and…

    Paperback – 2015-08-10

  • Essential Theory for Primary Teachers: An introduction for busy trainees book cover

    Essential Theory for Primary Teachers

    An introduction for busy trainees, 1st Edition

    By Lynne Graham-Matheson

    Essential Theory for Primary Teachers is a succinct, accessible introduction to the key theories, concepts and policies that have shaped primary education as we know it, and underpin our practice in the classroom. Written with the ever busy training and practising teacher in mind, this…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25

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