Curriculum Studies Products

  • Motivation, Learning, and Technology

    Embodied Educational Motivation

    By J. Michael Spector, Seung Won Park

    Motivation, Learning, and Technology is a fresh, thorough, and practical introduction to motivational research, theories, and applications for learning and instruction. Written for both instructional designers and teachers, this foundational textbook combines learning design and learning…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24 

  • Young Children’s Developing Understanding of the Biological World

    Edited by Peter J. Marshall, Kimberly Brenneman

    This book explores current research on young children’s beliefs and knowledge about the biological world – otherwise known as ‘folkbiology’. Contributors discuss factors that shape the development of folkbiological knowledge, as well as possible interventions designed to counteract cognitive biases…

    Hardback – 2018-01-19 

  • Plurilingualism in Teaching and Learning

    Complexities across Contexts

    Edited by Julie Choi, Sue Ollerhead

    Plurilingualism in Teaching and Learning provides a close look into the possibilities and constraints in taking up a plurilingual stance within the unique dynamics that constitute particular spaces of teaching and learning across a range of educational settings, age groups, and institutional models…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 

  • Critical Literacy, Schooling, and Social Justice

    The Selected Works of Allan Luke

    By Allan Luke

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces – extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions – so the world can read them in a…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Using Virtual Worlds in Educational Settings

    Making Learning Real

    By Lisa Jacka

    The integration of virtual worlds in learning environments enables teachers to liberate themselves from teacher-focussed instruction and enables students to develop their skills through collaboration and engage in problem solving through the creation and sharing of immersive experiences. This book…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15 

  • Imagination for Inclusion

    Diverse contexts of educational practice

    Edited by Derek Bland

    Imagination for Inclusion offers a reconsideration of the ways in which imagination engages and empowers learners across the education spectrum, from primary to adult levels and in all subject areas. Imagination as a natural, expedient, and exciting learning tool should be central to any approach…

    Paperback – 2018-01-11 

  • Populism, Media and Education

    Challenging discrimination in contemporary digital societies

    Edited by Maria Ranieri

    Based on a major research project funded by the European Commission, Populism, Media and Education studies how discriminatory stereotypes are built online with a particular focus on right-wing populism. Globalization and migration have led to a new era of populism and racism in Western countries,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 

  • Spirituality in Education in a Global, Pluralised World

    By Marian de Souza

    A particular problem associated with international research in the field of spirituality and education is the reluctance of scholars to agree on what spirituality means, with numerous descriptions increasing ambiguity and reducing the impact of research in the discipline. This book argues that it…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 

  • Drama and Theatre with Children

    International perspectives

    Edited by Charru Sharma

    Drama as a process-centred form is a popular and valued methodology used to develop thinking and learning in children, while theatre provides a greater focus on the element of performance. In recent years, offering drama and theatre as a shared experience is increasingly used to engage children and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-10 

  • Drama and Social Justice

    Theory, research and practice in international contexts

    Edited by Kelly Freebody, Michael Finneran

    "This text offers a cohesive framework for exploring social justice through drama and drama from a social justice perspective. Research based examples of practice from a range of international contexts link theory and practice. Connecting chapters raise key critical questions in an engaging…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09 

  • Education, Identity and Women Religious, 1800-1950

    Convents, classrooms and colleges

    Edited by Deirdre Raftery, Elizabeth M. Smyth

    This book brings together the work of eleven leading international scholars to map the contribution of teaching Sisters, who provided schooling to hundreds of thousands of children, globally, from 1800 to 1950. The volume represents research that draws on several theoretical approaches and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-09 

  • Sustaining Mobile Learning

    Theory, research and practice

    Edited by Wan Ng, Therese M. Cumming

    Mobile technologies are one of the fastest growing areas of technology in education. For learners, they offer an appealing opportunity to transcend teacher-defined knowledge and approaches by being able to access multiple, alternative sources of information anytime and anywhere. While the pace of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 

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