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  • Education and the Value of Knowledge book cover

    Education and the Value of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By M. A. B. Degenhardt

    In this title, first published in 1982, the author deals with some of the all-important questions of curriculum justification such as ‘why do we value knowledge?’; ‘why is it that we value some kinds of knowledge more than others?’; ‘can we simply receive knowledge to be good, or is our belief that…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Religious Education: Philosophical Perspectives book cover

    Religious Education

    Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By John Sealey

    The majority of books on religious education are written by those who are themselves adherents of particular religious beliefs and such books almost invariably reflect their authors’ religious inclinations. Therefore a critical look at certain key aspects in religious education from a secular point…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Teaching Critical Thinking: Dialogue and Dialectic book cover

    Teaching Critical Thinking

    Dialogue and Dialectic, 1st Edition

    By John E. McPeck

    This book, first published in 1990, takes a critical look at the major assumptions which support critical thinking programs and discovers many unresolved questions which threaten their viability. John McPeck argues that some of these assumptions are incoherent or run counter to common sense, while…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Critical Thinking and Education book cover

    Critical Thinking and Education

    1st Edition

    By John E. McPeck

    The skills of ‘critical thinking’ occupy a contentious place in debates on education. It is of course widely recognised that education must consist of more than an unreasoning accumulation of facts and skills, and that modern society demands a highly-developed critical awareness to cope with its…

    Paperback – 2018-02-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century book cover

    Asia Literate Schooling in the Asian Century

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Halse

    Globalization, migration, transnational movements and the development of the tiger economies of Asia have led education leaders and policy makers around the world but particularly in Australia, the USA, Canada, and New Zealand to view schools as key sites for developing ‘globally competent’, ‘Asia…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge

  • Vocationalism in Further and Higher Education: Policy, Programmes and Pedagogy book cover

    Vocationalism in Further and Higher Education

    Policy, Programmes and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sai Loo, Jill Jameson

    Vocationalism in Further and Higher Education presents a collection of research-based papers on the ‘English model’ of vocationalism and higher education. It argues that negative societal and political perceptions have hindered the debate about the significance and relevance of vocational education…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context: A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti book cover

    Language and Learning in a Post-Colonial Context

    A Critical Ethnographic Study in Schools in Haiti, 1st Edition

    By Marky Jean-Pierre

    This book explores the social, political, and historical forces that mediate language ideology and practices in post-colonial education and how such ideology and practices influence students’ academic achievement. Jean-Pierre provides empirical evidence that a relationship exists between language…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Gender Representation in Learning Materials: International Perspectives book cover

    Gender Representation in Learning Materials

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Abolaji S. Mustapha, Sara Mills

    Representations of gender in learning materials convey an implicit message to students about attitudes towards culturally appropriate gender roles for women and men. This collection takes a linguistic approach to exploring theories about gender representation within the sphere of education and…

    Paperback – 2018-02-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Sociolinguistics

  • Multimodal Analysis in Academic Settings: From Research to Teaching book cover

    Multimodal Analysis in Academic Settings

    From Research to Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Belinda Crawford Camiciottoli, Inmaculada Fortanet-Gómez

    This volume presents innovative research on the multimodal dimension of discourse specific to academic settings, with a particular focus on the interaction between the verbal and non-verbal in constructing meaning. Contributions by experienced and emerging researchers provide in-depth analyses in…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Multimodality

  • Exploring Alterity in a Globalized World book cover

    Exploring Alterity in a Globalized World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Wulf

    This volume develops a unique framework to understand India through indigenous and European perspectives, and examines how it copes with the larger challenges of a globalized world. Through a discussion of religious and philosophical traditions, cultural developments as well as contemporary theatre…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24
    Routledge India

  • The Development of the Mechanics’ Institute Movement in Britain and Beyond: Supporting further education for the adult working classes book cover

    The Development of the Mechanics’ Institute Movement in Britain and Beyond

    Supporting further education for the adult working classes, 1st Edition

    By Martyn Walker

    The Development of the Mechanics’ Institute Movement in Britain and Beyond questions the prevailing view that mechanics’ institutes made little contribution to adult working-class education from their foundation in the 1820s to 1890. The book traces the historical development of several mechanics’…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Edmond Holmes and Progressive Education book cover

    Edmond Holmes and Progressive Education

    1st Edition

    By John Howlett

    Although considered a figure of great importance and influence by his contemporaries, Edmond Holmes has been consigned to relative obscurity in the progressive educational tradition. This book reinstates Holmes as a key figure in the history of progressive education, both as a school inspector and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22
    Routledge

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