Educational Research Products

  • Teachers, Learners, Modes of Practice

    Theory and Methodology for Identifying Knowledge Development

    By David Kirk Dirlam

    Summarizing a half century of work on the problem of identifying units of analysis for complex human behaviour, this book introduces modes of practice as a unit of analysis for the science and design of human activities, and shows how to record them and create field guides at scales from individual…

    Hardback – 2017-03-06 
    Routledge
    Explorations in Developmental Psychology

  • World Yearbook of Education 1990

    Assessment & Evaluation

    Edited by Chris Bell, Duncan Harris

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge
    World Yearbook of Education

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 
    Routledge

  • Women Teachers in Africa

    Challenges and possibilities

    Edited by Nelly Stromquist, Steven J. Klees, Jing Lin

    Through qualitative research methods, this book engages in a holistic understanding of cultural, economic, and institutional forces that interact to produce the underrepresentation of women as school teachers in four sub-Saharan African countries. Comparative case studies at the national level,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-27 
    Routledge

  • Olympic Education

    An international review

    Edited by Roland Naul, Deanna L. Binder, Antonin Rychtecky, Ian Culpan

    A fundamental component of the Olympic ideal is the concept of Olympic education. This is the notion that sport can help children and young people develop essential life skills. Olympic Education: An international review is the first book to offer a comprehensive survey of the diffusion and…

    Hardback – 2017-02-22 
    Routledge

  • (Post)Critical Methodologies: The Science Possible After the Critiques

    The Selected Works of Patti Lather

    By Patti Lather

    In the World Library of Educationalists series, international experts 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…

    Paperback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Politics, Professionals and Practitioners

    Edited by Wendy Robinson, Rob Freathy, Jonathan Doney

    Grounded in a firm commitment to the value that a historical perspective might bring to current and recurrent educational concerns, of which educational professionalism remains key, this book presents eight distinctive historical chapters that explore the complex relationship between politics,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 
    Routledge

  • Leading and Managing Indigenous Education in the Postcolonial World

    By Zane Ma Rhea

    This book brings together the academic fields of educational leadership, educational administration, strategic change management, and Indigenous education in order to provide a critical, multi-perspective, systems level analysis of the provision of education services to Indigenous people. It draws…

    Paperback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • Reading

    Edited by Rona F. Flippo

    In the words of one academic, reading is ‘an important gateway to personal development, and to social, economic, and civic life’. Moreover, according to the International Reading Association, twenty-first-century adults ‘will read and write more than at any other time in human history. They will…

    Hardback – 2017-02-11 
    Routledge
    Major Themes in Education

  • Policy Actors

    Edited by Stephen J. Ball

    Policy analysis has always attended to the role of elite actors, but much less often has the policy activity of ‘street level’ actors been attended to. The ‘implementation’ paradigm has tended to caricature the level of practice in terms of ‘resistors’ or policy failure, and ignored the demanding,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-11 
    Routledge

  • Educational Effectiveness Theory

    Further developments in a multilevel context

    Edited by Katharina Maag Merki, Marcus Emmerich, Monika Holmeier

    Despite the advances in educational effectiveness theory and methodology in the last 20 years, important questions and issues remain unresolved. In particular, existing theoretical frameworks of educational effectiveness are only able to describe the interrelationship among factors at the system,…

    Hardback – 2017-02-11 
    Routledge

  • Researching Identity and Interculturality

    Edited by Fred Dervin, Karen Risager

    This volume focuses on advances in research methodology in an interdisciplinary field framed by discourses of identity and interculturality. It includes a range of qualitative studies: studies of interaction, narrative studies, conversation analysis, ethnographic studies, postcolonial studies and…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

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