Education: Theories of Learning

  • Talking to Learn book cover

    Talking to Learn

    Edited by Pauline Jones, Jennifer Hammond

    This book examines the place of talk in learning and the role of such talk in literacy education. It builds on a strong tradition of research into the role of talk in constructing curriculum knowledge, the relationship between talking and thinking, and the significance of extended, in-depth…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research book cover

    Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research

    Edited by Mike Cole, William Penuel, Kevin O'Neill

    Most intervention research in education aims to demonstrate the efficacy of specific programs and practices. The assumption is that if researchers can produce evidence-based programs that work in a variety of settings, educators will take them up on a large scale. Unfortunately, this approach…

    Hardback – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Understanding Learning and Motivation in Youth: Challenging Policy and Practice book cover

    Understanding Learning and Motivation in Youth

    Challenging Policy and Practice

    Edited by Noemi Katznelson, Niels Ulrik Sørensen, Knud Illeris

    Through interviews with a selection of the most qualified and well-reputed Northern European researchers, Understanding Learning and Motivation in Youth explores, and offers solutions to, one of the central problems in modern education: motivation for learning. The way that teaching is currently…

    Paperback – 2017-11-24 
    Routledge

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice book cover

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Converging Perspectives on Conceptual Change: Mapping an Emerging Paradigm in the Learning Sciences book cover

    Converging Perspectives on Conceptual Change

    Mapping an Emerging Paradigm in the Learning Sciences

    Edited by Tamer G. Amin, Olivia Levrini

    Conceptual change, how conceptual understanding is transformed, has been investigated extensively since the 1970s. The field has now grown into a multifaceted, interdisciplinary effort with strands of research in cognitive and developmental psychology, education, educational psychology, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Slow Looking: The Art and Practice of Learning Through Observation book cover

    Slow Looking

    The Art and Practice of Learning Through Observation

    By Shari Tishman

    Slow Looking provides a robust argument for the importance of slow looking in learning environments both general and specialized, formal and informal, and its connection to major concepts in teaching, learning, and knowledge. A museum-originated practice increasingly seen as holding wide…

    Paperback – 2017-11-13 
    Routledge

  • Media and Migration: Learning in a globalized world book cover

    Media and Migration

    Learning in a globalized world

    Edited by Kevin Leander, Mariëtte de Haan

    Media and Migration: Learning in a globalized world brings together studies located at the intersection of migration, media and learning, and considers how the learning practices of youth in migration are shaped by new media. The change in the mobilities of people, media, and material goods which…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Play and Wellbeing book cover

    Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Time and School Learning (1984): Theory, Research and Practice book cover

    Time and School Learning (1984)

    Theory, Research and Practice

    Edited by Lorin Anderson

    This book was first published in 1984. The role of time in school learning has long been a topic of interest to educationalists. So much so that in the United States, Carnegie Units (purely time based entities) are used to certify high school graduates and credit hours are the basic unit of college…

    Hardback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • International Handbook of E-Learning Volume 1: Theoretical Perspectives and Research book cover

    International Handbook of E-Learning Volume 1

    Theoretical Perspectives and Research

    Edited by Badrul H. Khan, Mohamed Ally

    The International Handbook of e-Learning, Volume 1 provides a comprehensive compendium of research and theory in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Covering history, design models, instructional strategies, best…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • International Handbook of E-Learning Volume 2: Implementation and Case Studies book cover

    International Handbook of E-Learning Volume 2

    Implementation and Case Studies

    Edited by Mohamed Ally, Badrul H. Khan

    The International Handbook of e-Learning, Volume 2 provides a comprehensive compendium of implementation and practice in all aspects of e-learning, one of the most significant ongoing global developments in the entire field of education. Covering the integration, challenges, implications, and…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Museum Learning: Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice book cover

    Museum Learning

    Theory and Research as Tools for Enhancing Practice

    By Jill Hohenstein, Theano Moussouri

    As museums are increasingly asked to demonstrate not only their cultural, but also their educational and social significance, the means to understand how museum visitors learn becomes ever more important. And yet, learning can be conceptualised and investigated in many ways. Coming to terms with…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

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