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  • Sound Curriculum: Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, & Practice book cover

    Sound Curriculum

    Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, & Practice, 1st Edition

    By Walter S. Gershon

    Part of a growing group of works that addresses the burgeoning field of sound studies, this book attends not only to theoretical and empirical examinations, but also to methodological and philosophical considerations at the intersection of sound and education. Gershon theoretically advances the…

    Paperback – 2019-07-09 
    Routledge

  • Reading to Learn book cover

    Reading to Learn

    1st Edition

    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…

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

  • History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children: International Perspectives book cover

    History, Theory and Practice of Philosophy for Children

    International Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Saeed Naji, Rosnani Hashim

    This book on Philosophy for Children (P4C) is a compilation of articles written by its founders and the movement‘s leaders worldwide. These articles have been prepared in the dialogue and interview format. Part I explains the genesis of the movement, its philosophical and theoretical foundations.…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • The Teaching and Learning of Social Research Methods: Developments in Pedagogical Knowledge book cover

    The Teaching and Learning of Social Research Methods

    Developments in Pedagogical Knowledge, 1st Edition

    Edited by Melanie Nind, Daniel Kilburn, Rebekah Luff

    The importance of the teaching and learning of social research methods is increasingly recognised by research councils and policy bodies as crucial to the drive to increase capacity amongst the research community. The need for greater scholarly engagement with how research methods are taught and…

    Paperback – 2019-01-11
    Routledge

  • Knowing and Not Knowing: Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning book cover

    Knowing and Not Knowing

    Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Lapping, Tamara Bibby

    The social world is saturated with powerful formations of knowledge that colonise individual and institutional identities. Some knowledge emerges as legitimised and authoritative; other knowledge is resisted or repressed. Psychosocial approaches highlight the unstable basis of knowledge, learning…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • Learning to Learn together: Cooperation, theory, and practice book cover

    Learning to Learn together

    Cooperation, theory, and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Wendy Jolliffe

    This book brings together a range of international studies to support the implementation of cooperative group work in the classroom. In spite of extensive research into the benefits of this approach, in many countries, it is not widely used, largely due to a lack of understanding of how to put this…

    Paperback – 2019-01-03
    Routledge

  • E-Research in Educational Contexts: The roles of technologies, ethics and social media book cover

    E-Research in Educational Contexts

    The roles of technologies, ethics and social media, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jocelyn Wishart, Michael Thomas

    This book explores the impact of e-research in education and the opportunities presented by a new generation of research approaches and tools. ‘E-research’ is an umbrella term that encompasses all digital research methods used for data collection and analysis including those involving handheld…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Conceptual metaphor and embodied cognition in science learning book cover

    Conceptual metaphor and embodied cognition in science learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tamer G Amin, Fredrik Jeppsson, Jesper Haglund

    Scientific concepts are abstract human constructions, invented to make sense of complex natural phenomena. Scientists use specialised languages, diagrams, and mathematical representations of various kinds to convey these abstract constructions. This book uses the perspectives of embodied cognition…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Risk, Education and Culture book cover

    Risk, Education and Culture

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Hope, Paul Oliver

    In recent years education has become increasingly perceived as an area of risk. A number of highly publicised incidents have heightened awareness of the potential dangers to be found in teaching intuitions. Although there is now a substantial conceptual literature on risk and the meaning of the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • Progress and Inequality in Comprehensive Education book cover

    Progress and Inequality in Comprehensive Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony G. Green, Stephen J. Ball

    This book, first published in 1988, examines the development of secondary comprehensive education from the 1960s to the 1980s. Tensions and transformations in the meaning and practice of ‘comprehensive’ and ‘progressive’ education within the state education sector are examined and described. The…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

  • The Parochialism of the Present: Contemporary issues in education book cover

    The Parochialism of the Present

    Contemporary issues in education, 1st Edition

    By G. H. Bantock

    In this controversial and challenging book, first published in 1981, the author calls for a restoration of the humanistic literary and historical balance in our educational thinking. He argues that the philosophy of education, seeking to emulate the precisions of science, concerns itself more with…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Sociology of Education

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