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  • Creating the Practical Man of Modernity: The Reception of John Dewey’s Pedagogy in Mexico book cover

    Creating the Practical Man of Modernity

    The Reception of John Dewey’s Pedagogy in Mexico, 1st Edition

    By Victor J. Rodriguez

    Focused on the appropriation of John Dewey’s ideas on progressive education in revolutionary Mexico, this book reconsiders the interpretation and application of Dewey’s ideas in the world. Rodriguez examines the use of Dewey in Mexico’s state-building projects as a vantage point to assess the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • From Pictures to Letters: First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing book cover

    From Pictures to Letters

    First Steps in the Teaching of Reading and Writing, 1st Edition

    By Ellen Walpole

    Originally published in 1937. This book is ‘an account of the special training necessary for the young boy or girl in letter-making and simple reading’. The book uses ‘Basic English’, the 850 words of which are included specifically for reference, as a suggested starting point for the teaching of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Literacy: Writing, Reading and Social Organisation book cover

    Literacy

    Writing, Reading and Social Organisation, 1st Edition

    By John Oxenham

    Originally published in 1980. The skills of reading and writing have been proclaimed as universal human rights. This book explores why this should be so. In particular, it examines whether or not the possession of reading or writing skills has, or has not, influenced the values and organisation of…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • What do Boys and Girls Read?: An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools book cover

    What do Boys and Girls Read?

    An Investigation into Reading Habits with Some Suggestions about the Teaching of Literature in Secondary and Senior Schools, 1st Edition

    By A. J. Jenkinson

    Originally published in 1940. This book studies the facts regarding the actual reading of children aged 12 to 15 years, but is no mere compendium. It analyses the number and sorts of newspapers, books, magazines, poems and plays which are read during one month by boys and girls in senior and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Using Student Feedback to Improve Learning Materials book cover

    Using Student Feedback to Improve Learning Materials

    1st Edition

    By Michael B. Nathenson, Euan S. Henderson

    The use of self-instructional learning materials, presented through a wide range of media, was becoming an increasingly pervasive and important part of the educational scene at all levels, from infant school to university. Much had been written, both theoretical and practical, about various aspects…

    Paperback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Problems of Chinese Education book cover

    Problems of Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    By Victor Purcell

    The aim of this book, first published in 1936, was to give a complete conspectus of Chinese education at the time. It succeeds in this, describing entirely a period when China had abandoned an age-old system of literary education in favour of one derived from the West. However, the sponsors of the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Chinese Education: Problems, Policies, and Prospects book cover

    Chinese Education

    Problems, Policies, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    By Irving Epstein

    This book, first published in 1991, is concerned with educational change. It seeks to place Chinese educational policies within the broader social context of Chinese development and modernisation imperatives by analysing issues germane to specific educational structures and sectors. At the same…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • China's Education and the Industrialised World: Studies in Cultural Transfer book cover

    China's Education and the Industrialised World

    Studies in Cultural Transfer, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe, Marianne Bastid

    This book, first published in 1987, studies the practical and intellectual import of China's educational relations with the industrialised West, the Soviet Union and Japan. On the practical level, it provides a broad historical and philosophical context within which the possibilities and dangers…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Early Childhood Education in Asia and the Pacific: A Source Book book cover

    Early Childhood Education in Asia and the Pacific

    A Source Book, 1st Edition

    By Stephanie Feeney

    This book, first published in 1992, provides an overview of programs for young children in countries and territories of the Pacific Rim. It focuses on programs which precede the beginning of formal schooling and that are part of the institutional structure of the country. The term early childhood…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • China's Universities, 1895-1995: A Century of Cultural Conflict book cover

    China's Universities, 1895-1995

    A Century of Cultural Conflict, 1st Edition

    By Ruth Hayhoe

    This reissue (1996) provides an in-depth analysis of the development of the Chinese university during the twentieth century – a period of momentous social, economic, cultural and political change. It brings together reflections on the Chinese university and its role in the two great experiments of…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Contemporary Chinese Education book cover

    Contemporary Chinese Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Ruth Hayhoe

    Education is seen by the Chinese as a key element in the modernisation of their country and in maintaining socialism. This book, first published in 1984, examines the nature of modern education in China since 1976, and looks at different parts of the system, the content of teaching and teaching…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

  • Education and Social Change in Korea book cover

    Education and Social Change in Korea

    1st Edition

    By Don Adams, Esther E. Gottlieb

    This book, first published in 1993, provides students and scholars with an introduction to Korean education and the dynamics of interchange between the educational system and rapidly changing Korean society. Severe political, social and educational problems may be found in modern Korea: these…

    Paperback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education in Asia

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