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  • Literacy in Multimedia America: Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum book cover

    Literacy in Multimedia America

    Integrating Media Education Across the Curriculum, 1st Edition

    By Ladislaus M Semali

    Originally published in 2000. This book provides insights, practical suggestions and clear-cut strategies for integrating media across the K-12 curriculum. This contribution to teaching and curriculum design uses students' own media experiences or media vignettes from students' lives to enter…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

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

    The New Literacy

    Redefining Reading and Writing in the Schools, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Second 'R': Writing Development in the Junior School book cover

    The Second 'R'

    Writing Development in the Junior School, 1st Edition

    By William Sydney Harpin

    Originally published in 1976. How do children learn to write? What stages to they pass through in mastering this skill? What part can teachers play in aiding their development? These are some of the questions that this book sets out to answer. This book offers a perspective on writing which places…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Towards 2000: The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling book cover

    Towards 2000

    The Future of Childhood, Literacy and Schooling, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ed Marum

    Originally published in 1995. This book reviews the current situation concerning the teaching of 'English' in schools, examining particularly the notion of 'literacy'. The authors offer practical suggestions to primary and secondary teachers, proposing ways in which the teaching of children's…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • The Labour Party and the Organization of Secondary Education 1918-65 book cover

    The Labour Party and the Organization of Secondary Education 1918-65

    1st Edition

    By Michael Parkinson

    Originally published in 1970, Michael Parkinson examines the Labour Party’s attitude towards secondary education in general and comprehensive schooling in particular and shows the effect of the party’s philosophy on the question of education and its social importance. The Labour Party is seen both…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Quality Improvement in Education: Case Studies in Schools, Colleges and Universities book cover

    Quality Improvement in Education

    Case Studies in Schools, Colleges and Universities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Parsons

    Using case studies from the full range of educational institutions, this book, originally published in 1994, provides an analytical overview of the quality debate in British education, illuminating the evolution of one of the most prevalent and forceful cultural phenomena in contemporary education…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Education in India: Debates, Practices, and Policies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Education in India

    Debates, Practices, and Policies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Krishna Kumar

    This comprehensive handbook introduces the reader to the education system in India in terms of its structural features, its relations with society and culture, and the debates that have shaped present-day policy ethos. Expert scholars provide a lucid analysis of complex themes such as the equal…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • Higher Education, Public Good and Markets book cover

    Higher Education, Public Good and Markets

    1st Edition

    By Jandhyala B. G. Tilak

    This book critically examines some of the major trends in the development of higher education. It demonstrates how in the context of liberalisation, globalisation and marketisation, the crisis in higher education has assumed different dimensions in all advanced and emerging societies. The author…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge India

  • The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies: A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar book cover

    The Reconceptualization of Curriculum Studies

    A Festschrift in Honor of William F. Pinar, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mary Aswell Doll

    In this volume scholars from around the world consider the influential work of William F. Pinar from a variety of "conversations" his ideas have generated. The major focus is on the What, Why, and How of the word "reconceptualization," which involves engaging critically and ethically as public…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • Christian Privilege in U.S. Education: Legacies and Current Issues book cover

    Christian Privilege in U.S. Education

    Legacies and Current Issues, 1st Edition

    By Kevin J. Burke, Avner Segall

    Using critical curriculum theory as its lens, this book explores the relationship between religion—specifically, Christianity and the Judeo-Christian ethos underlying it—and secular public education in the United States. Despite various 20th-century court decisions separating religion and education…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Class Consciousness and Education in Sweden: A Marxist Analysis of Revolution in a Social Democracy book cover

    Class Consciousness and Education in Sweden

    A Marxist Analysis of Revolution in a Social Democracy, 1st Edition

    By Alpesh Maisuria

    Emerging from a Marxist perspective, this book focuses on the importance of social class and the role of education broadly in relation to the possibility of revolutionary change in Sweden and beyond. Critically tracing the celebrated so-called ‘Swedish model’ from its inception to its current…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • A Political Sociology of Educational Knowledge: Studies of Exclusions and Difference book cover

    A Political Sociology of Educational Knowledge

    Studies of Exclusions and Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas A. Popkewitz, Jennifer Diaz, Christopher Kirchgasler

    Bringing together the sociology of knowledge, cultural studies, and post-foundational and historical approaches, this book asks what schooling does, and what are its limits and dangers. The focus is on how the systems of reason that govern schooling embody historically generated rules and standards…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

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