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  • Multilingual Education for Africa

    Concepts and Practices

    Edited by Russell H. Kaschula, H. Ekkehard Wolff

    The common thread in this book is the exploration of innovative pedagogies in language teaching and language use in education. The greatest danger facing educators is one of complacency. Whether set in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, South Africa or elsewhere in Africa, all the chapters in this book emphasise…

    Hardback – 2017-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge/UNISA Press Series

  • Multimodality and Social Semiosis

    Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress

    Edited by Margit Böck, Norbert Pachler

    Gunther Kress, one of the founders of social semiotics and multimodality, has made lasting contributions to these fields through his work in semiotics and meaning-making; power and identity; agency, design, production; and pedagogy and learning; in varied sites of transformation. This book brings…

    Paperback – 2017-06-23 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Music Differently

    By Tim Cain, Joanna Cursley

    Teaching Music Differently explores what music teachers do and why. It offers insightful analysis of eight in-depth studies of teachers in a range of settings - the early years, a special school, primary and secondary schools, a college, a prison, a conservatoire and a community choir - and…

    Paperback – 2017-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Teachers’ Worlds and Work

    Understanding Complexity, Building Quality

    By Christopher Day

    Understanding what influences the quality of teachers’ work across a career is key to building and sustaining their on-going commitment and effectiveness. Teachers’ Worlds and Work provides a new, research informed consideration of key elements which independently and together influence teachers'…

    Paperback – 2017-06-19 
    Routledge
    Teacher Quality and School Development

  • The College Instructor's Guide to Writing Test Items

    Measuring Student Learning

    By Michael Rodriguez, Anthony Albano

    The College Instructor’s Guide to Writing Test Items: Measuring Student Learning addresses the need for direct and clear guidance on item writing for assessing broad ranges of content in many fields. By focusing on multiple-choice response items, this book provides college instructors the tools to…

    Paperback – 2017-06-15 
    Routledge

  • Exploring challenges in designing and teaching (inter)disciplinary and (inter)cultural programmes in higher education

    Edited by Judith L. Green, W Douglas Baker

    At the centre of this book is the exploration of how logic-in-use both leads to a particular understanding of the phenomena of interest (such as opportunities for learning specific processes) and shapes a particular view of what evidence counts in constructing claims. The contributions brought…

    Hardback – 2017-06-14 
    Routledge

  • Education, Justice and the Human Good

    Fairness and equality in the education system

    Edited by Kirsten Meyer

    The education system is faced with many demands of justice. What these demands imply and how they are justified is, however, disputed. In this book, international contributors present cutting edge research to discuss the relationship between educational justice and the value of education.By…

    Paperback – 2017-06-13 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • New Sociologies of Elite Schooling

    Edited by Jane Kenway, Aaron Koh

    Elite schools have an intriguing capacity to endure and adapt in the face of social, cultural and political change. They help both to reproduce power, privilege and status and also to regularly produce them afresh. The intricacies involved, over time and place, have attracted the abiding empirical,…

    Hardback – 2017-06-07 
    Routledge

  • Mainstreams, Margins and the Spaces In-between

    New possibilities for education research

    Edited by Karen Trimmer, Ali Black, Stewart Riddle

    This book explores the complexities of investigating minorities, majorities, boundaries and borders, and the experiences of researchers who choose to work in these spaces. It engages with issues of ethics, disclosure and representation, and contends with and seeks to contribute to emerging debates…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Learning Liberation

    Women's Response to Men's Education

    By Jane Thompson

    Originally published in 1983, this book not only dissects the intrinsic and oppressive sexism of conventional adult and continuing education, but also argues the case for women-centred education with a powerful and compelling logic. A challenging and controversial book of the time, mixing…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Girls into Science and Technology

    The Story of a Project

    By Judith Whyte

    Originally published in 1985. This book describes the Girls Into Science and Technology (GIST) Project, an action research programme carried out in co-educational comprehensive schools in Greater Manchester. GIST simultaneously took action to redress the balance of girls in science and technology…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

  • Gender Matters in Educational Administration and Policy

    A Feminist Introduction

    Edited by Jill Blackmore, Jane Kenway

    Originally published in 1993. This introductory text brings the somewhat gender blind fields of educational administration and policy into contact with feminism. The chapters here demonstrate the considerable scope and potential of feminist scholarship for the field with regard to theory, research…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Education and Gender

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