Education: Theories of Learning

  • Lifelong Learning for Tourism: Concepts, policy and implementation book cover

    Lifelong Learning for Tourism

    Concepts, policy and implementation

    Edited by Violet V. Cuffy, David Airey, Georgios C. Papageorgiou

    Since the middle of the last century tourism has demonstrated almost continual growth, with international tourist arrivals now recorded in excess of one billion per annum. Given the global socio-economic significance of tourism, it is imperative to develop educational opportunities for those…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge
    Advances in Tourism

  • Learning and Teaching in the Junior School (1941) book cover

    Learning and Teaching in the Junior School (1941)

    By Nancy Catty

    Originally published in 1941, this book deals with the application of educational theory to the teaching of children between the ages of seven and twelve in large classes, mainly in state primary schools. It suggests how education based on children’s activities and interests can be organized and…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The Theory and Practice of Education (1934) book cover

    The Theory and Practice of Education (1934)

    By Nancy Catty

    Originally published in 1934, this book provides the findings of psychologists which have direct bearing on the theory and practice of education, and shows the close connection between sound theory and methods of school organization and teaching. This connection is illustrated by constant…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • At Home in School (1988): Parent Participation in Primary Education book cover

    At Home in School (1988)

    Parent Participation in Primary Education

    By Viv Edwards, Angela Redfern

    Originally published in 1988, this book discusses the gradual move from the separation of home and school to an increasing acceptance of the central role of parents as partners in their children's education. The book looks at the progress made towards real partnership with parents. An eminently…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Perspectives in Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation: Domain-Specific and Domain-General Interplay book cover

    Cognitive Perspectives in Scientific Reasoning and Argumentation

    Domain-Specific and Domain-General Interplay

    Edited by Frank Fischer, Clark A Chinn, Katharina Engelmann, Jonathan Osborne

    Paperback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • The West Indian Language Issue in British Schools (1979): Challenges and Responses book cover

    The West Indian Language Issue in British Schools (1979)

    Challenges and Responses

    By Viv Edwards

    First published in 1979. The performance of West Indian children in British schools has been the subject of enquiries by both a parliamentary select committee and the Department of Education. It is widely believed that an important factor in the relative failure of West Indian children is the…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Inoperative Learning: A Radical Rewriting of Educational Potentialities book cover

    Inoperative Learning

    A Radical Rewriting of Educational Potentialities

    By Tyson E. Lewis

    Inoperative Education draws upon the movement in educational philosophy towards a weak philosophy, which does not offer a set of solutions or guidelines for improving educational outcomes, but rather renders inoperative assumptions about the theory-practice coupling so popular in education today.…

    Hardback – 2017-08-21 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Heidegger on Literature, Poetry, and Education after the “Turn”: At the Limits of Metaphysics book cover

    Heidegger on Literature, Poetry, and Education after the “Turn”

    At the Limits of Metaphysics

    By James M. Magrini, Elias Schwieler

    Offering new and original readings of literature, poetry, and education as interpreted through the conceptual lens of Heidegger’s later philosophy of the "Turn", this book helps readers understand Heidegger’s later thought and presents new takes on how to engage the themes that emerged from his…

    Hardback – 2017-08-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Alienation From Schooling (1986) book cover

    Alienation From Schooling (1986)

    By Peter Fensham

    Originally published in 1986, this book presents three full case studies of secondary school communities in Australia: one city school in a working-class area, one community school serving a wide, more rural area, and a school with an academic tradition in the suburbs of a large city. The…

    Hardback – 2017-08-10 
    Routledge

  • Sound Curriculum: Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, and Practice book cover

    Sound Curriculum

    Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, and Practice

    By Walter S. Gershon

    Part of a growing group of works that addresses the burgeoning field of sound studies, this book attends not only to theoretical and empirical examinations, but also to methodological and philosophical considerations at the intersection of sound and education. Gershon theoretically advances the…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Social Reconstruction Learning: Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools book cover

    Social Reconstruction Learning

    Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schools

    By Jennifer Bleazby

    This volume argues that educational problems have their basis in an ideology of binary opposites often referred to as dualism, which is deeply embedded in all aspects of Western society and philosophy, and that it is partly because mainstream schooling incorporates dualism that it is unable to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Theorizing Pedagogical Interaction: Insights from Conversation Analysis book cover

    Theorizing Pedagogical Interaction

    Insights from Conversation Analysis

    By Hansun Zhang Waring

    Pedagogical interaction can be observed through many different landscapes, such as the graduate seminar, the writing skills center, the after-school literacy program, adult ESL classrooms, and post-observation conferences. By viewing these settings through the lens of conversation analysis, this…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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