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  • Global Educational Reform

    Privatization vs. Public Investments in National Education Systems

    Edited by Frank Adamson, Bjorn Astrand, Linda Darling-Hammond

    Global Educational Reform documents the ideologically and educationally distinctive approaches countries around the world have taken to structuring their education systems. Focusing on three pairs of case studies written by internationally acclaimed experts, the book provides a powerful analysis of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-07 

  • Measurement and Research in the Accountability Era

    Edited by Carol Anne Dwyer

    The subject of accountability warrants thoughtful and dispassionate attention in today's educational environment. The accountability and school reform policies that are put in place today will have wide-ranging and long-lasting consequences for all of the nation's learners. This volume stems from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • The Causes of High and Low Reading Achievement

    By Ronald P. Carver

    This book describes all of the important factors that cause some students to have low reading achievement and others to have high reading achievement. It concentrates on the main factors that influence how much a student gains in reading achievement during a year of school, or a calendar year. An…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29 

  • The Future of Physical Education

    Building a New Pedagogy

    Edited by Anthony Laker

    Anthony Laker leads an outstanding international team of educational theorists in critically examining the theoretical underpinnings of physical education, and in challenging the rhetoric, the practices and the pedagogies that prevail in our schools. There has been a great deal of discussion…

    Paperback – 2016-02-28 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • World Literacy

    How Countries Rank and Why It Matters

    By John W. Miller, Michael C. McKenna

    International literacy assessments have provided ample data for ranking nations, charting growth, and casting blame. Summarizing the findings of these assessments, which afford a useful vantage from which to view world literacy as it evolves, this book examines literate behavior worldwide, in terms…

    Paperback – 2016-02-24 

  • The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research

    Edited by Christina Gowlett, Mary Lou Rasmussen

    The Cultural Politics of Queer Theory in Education Research represents the editors’ intention to disrupt cycles of thinking about the place of queer theory in educational research. The book aims to encourage dialogue about the objects and subjects of queer research, the forms of politics incited by…

    Hardback – 2016-02-18 

  • Professional Development: Education for All as praxis

    Edited by Jane Wilkinson, Laurette Bristol, Petra Ponte

    This edited collection presents several research projects which examine issues concerning professional development, professional learning, and the ‘Education for All’ (EfA) ethos. The overall aim of the book is threefold: firstly, to explore the consequences for the education profession of EfA, and…

    Hardback – 2016-02-17 

  • Computer-Based Testing

    Building the Foundation for Future Assessments

    Edited by Craig N. Mills, Maria T. Potenza, John J. Fremer, William C. Ward

    Although computer-based tests (CBT) have been administered for many years, improvements in the speed and power of computers coupled with reductions in their cost have made large-scale computer delivery of tests increasingly feasible. CBT is now a common form of test delivery for licensure,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-31 

  • Land Education

    Rethinking Pedagogies of Place from Indigenous, Postcolonial, and Decolonizing Perspectives

    Edited by Kate McCoy, Eve Tuck, Marcia McKenzie

    This important book on Land Education offers critical analysis of the paths forward for education on Indigenous land. This analysis discusses the necessity of centring historical and current contexts of colonization in education on and in relation to land. In addition, contributors explore the…

    Hardback – 2016-01-29 

  • Exploring Alterity in a Globalized World

    Edited by Christoph Wulf

    This volume develops a unique framework to understand India through indigenous and European perspectives, and examines how it copes with the larger challenges of a globalized world. Through a discussion of religious and philosophical traditions, cultural developments as well as contemporary theatre…

    Hardback – 2016-01-21 
    Routledge India

  • Meeting the Challenges to Measurement in an Era of Accountability

    Edited by Henry Braun

    Under pressure and support from the federal government, states have increasingly turned to indicators based on student test scores to evaluate teachers and schools, as well as students themselves. The focus thus far has been on test scores in those subject areas where there is a sequence of…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19 

  • On Study: Giorgio Agamben and educational potentiality

    By Tyson E. Lewis

    In an educational landscape dominated by discourses and practices of learning, standardized testing, and the pressure to succeed, what space and time remain for studying? In this book, Tyson E. Lewis argues that studying is a distinctive educational experience with its own temporal, spatial,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-16 
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

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