Education: Theories of Learning

  • 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 – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Education, Self-consciousness and Social Action: Bildung as a Neo-Hegelian Concept book cover

    Education, Self-consciousness and Social Action

    Bildung as a Neo-Hegelian Concept

    By Krassimir Stojanov

    Education, Self-Consciousness and Social Action reconstructs the Hegelian concept of education, Bildung, and shows that this concept could serve as a powerful alternative to current psychologist notions of learning. Taking a Hegelian perspective, Stojanov claims that Bildung should be interpreted…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Advances in Research on Reading Recovery: Scaling and Sustaining an Evidence-Based Intervention book cover

    Advances in Research on Reading Recovery

    Scaling and Sustaining an Evidence-Based Intervention

    Edited by Jerome V. D'Agostino

    There is no shortage of innovative educational programs – the challenge is learning how to scale and sustain those with strong evidence of effectiveness. This book focuses on Reading Recovery – one of the few educational innovations that has successfully expanded and established itself in several…

    Hardback – 2018-01-02 
    Routledge

  • Classroom Composition and Pupil Achievement (1986): A Study of the Effect of Ability-Based Classes book cover

    Classroom Composition and Pupil Achievement (1986)

    A Study of the Effect of Ability-Based Classes

    By Yehezkel Dar, Nura Resh

    Published in 1986, this book addresses the controversial classroom dilemma of ability segregation versus integration. It presents an extensive review of the current literature and formulates a conceptual framework for analysing the social processes that affect classroom composition and their…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • The Model of Domain Learning: Understanding the Development of Expertise book cover

    The Model of Domain Learning

    Understanding the Development of Expertise

    Edited by Helenrose Fives, Daniel Dinsmore

    The Model of Domain Learning is the first edited volume to provide a comprehensive overview of the Model of Domain Learning (MDL). Unique in its emphasis on development, this model examines both the cognitive and motivational forces behind expertise in academic domains. Chapters written by a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-22 
    Routledge

  • Global Perspectives on Developing Professional Learning Communities book cover

    Global Perspectives on Developing Professional Learning Communities

    Edited by Nicholas Sun-Keung Pang, Ting Wang

    This book discusses distinctive features of the professional learning community concept, practices and processes across six different education systems in the Asia-Pacific region, namely Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, and the United States. It provides a platform for an…

    Hardback – 2017-12-17 
    Routledge

  • The New Literacy: Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools book cover

    The New Literacy

    Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools

    By John Willinsky

    Originally published in 1990. This book examines the innovative programs that changed the way reading and writing was taught during the previous ten years. Both teacher and critic of the New Literacy programs, the author gives a perspective that allows educators, parents, and other readers to…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Reading to Learn book cover

    Reading to Learn

    By Sheila Harri-Augstein, Michael Smith, Laurie Thomas

    Originally published in 1982. This book is concerned with the new kinds of demands on our reading ability made by the work we undertake for A-level, or in college, or at university, or indeed at work. It is not a speed reading book, or a reading skills book. Anyone with a lot of reading to get…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Learning and Connecting in School Playgrounds: Using the playground as a curriculum resource book cover

    Learning and Connecting in School Playgrounds

    Using the playground as a curriculum resource

    Edited by Llyween Couper, Dean Sutherland

    An inclusive approach to education is not confined to the classroom. The school playground is where the real test for diversity and difference occurs, and a focus on play during break times is needed for the health, well-being and learning of all students. This book explores pre-school, primary and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-10 
    Routledge

  • Cognitive Load Measurement and Application: A Theoretical Framework for Meaningful Research and Practice book cover

    Cognitive Load Measurement and Application

    A Theoretical Framework for Meaningful Research and Practice

    Edited by Robert Z. Zheng

    Cognitive Load Measurement and Application provides up-to-date research and theory on the functional role of cognitive load measurement and its application in multimedia and visual learning. Grounded in a sound theoretical framework, this edited volume introduces methodologies and strategies that…

    Paperback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge

  • Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements: History's Schools book cover

    Reflections on Knowledge, Learning and Social Movements

    History's Schools

    Edited by Aziz Choudry, Salim Vally

    How do educators and activists in today’s struggles for change use historical materials from earlier periods of organizing for political education? How do they create and engage with independent and often informal archives and debates? How do they ultimately connect this historical knowledge with…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • 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

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