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  • Cultural-Historical Activity Theory Approaches to Design-Based Research

    Edited by Mike Cole, William Penuel, Kevin O'Neill

    Most intervention research in education aims to demonstrate the efficacy of specific programs and practices. The assumption is that if researchers can produce evidence-based programs that work in a variety of settings, educators will take them up on a large scale. Unfortunately, this approach…

    Hardback – 2018-01-18 

  • The Socratic Method Today

    Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science

    Edited by Lee Trepanier

    This exciting new textbook provides a sophisticated examination of the Socratic method for teaching political science students in higher education. It shows how the Socratic method is employed in the Platonic dialogues, compares its transformative approach to other student-centered teaching…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 

  • 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 

  • Cosmopolitan Learning for a Global Era

    Higher education in an interconnected world

    By Sarah Richardson

    Ensuring that higher education students are fully prepared for lives as global citizens is a pressing concern in the contemporary world. This book draws on insights from cosmopolitan thought to identify how people from different backgrounds can find common ground. By applying cosmopolitan insights…

    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 

  • Reading to Learn

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse

    The Religious Creativity of Evangelical Student Writers

    By Jeffrey M. Ringer

    Vernacular Christian Rhetoric and Civil Discourse seeks to address the current gap in American public discourse between secular liberals and religiously committed citizens by focusing on the academic and public writing of millennial evangelical Christian students. Analysis of such writing reveals…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 

  • Fostering Imagination in Higher Education

    By Joy Whitton

    Imagination and creative teaching approaches are increasingly important across all higher education disciplines, not just the arts. Investigating the role of imagination in teaching and learning in non-arts disciplines, this book shows that a lack of clarity about what imagination in h igher…

    Hardback – 2017-12-10 
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • Engineering Education for Sustainable Development

    A Capabilities Approach

    By Mikateko Mathebula

    This book demonstrates how the theoretical concepts of the capabilities approach can be applied in the context of engineering education and how this could be used to add nuance to our understanding of the contribution higher education can make to human flourishing. In demonstrating the usefulness…

    Hardback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge Studies in Sustainable Development

  • Higher Education in Music in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Björn Heile, Eva Moreda Rodriguez, Jane Stanley

    In this book, the contributors reconsider the fundamentals of Music as a university discipline by engaging with the questions: What should university study of music consist of? Are there any aspects, repertoires, pieces, composers and musicians that we want all students to know about? Are there any…

    Hardback – 2017-12-05 

  • Cineliteracy

    Learning Languages Through Short Films

    By Carmen Herrero, Ana Valbuena, Isabelle Vanderschelden, Jessica Frye, Yanmei Wu

    Cineliteracy: Language Learning Through Short Films is a much needed guide for language teachers seeking to integrate multimedia into the language classroom. Divided into two parts, the first part offers an extensive introduction to a number of strategies for using moving images in the language…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 

  • Routledge Revivals: Further Education Today (1979)

    A Critical Review

    By Leonard Cantor

    First published in 1979, this critical review covers further education in England and Wales, giving an overview of its administrative framework. Cantor and Roberts examine education for the sixteen to nineteen age group, giving details on school and college structure as well as an analysis on…

    Hardback – 2017-11-26 

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