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  • A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World

    a philosophy for success through education, 1st Edition

    By Matthew L.N. Wilkinson

    A Fresh Look at Islam in a Multi-Faith World provides a comprehensively theorised and practical approach to thinking systematically and deeply about Islam and Muslims in a multi-faith world. It makes the case for a contemporary educational philosophy to help young Muslims surmount the challenges of…

    Paperback – 2015-06-09
    New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • Reason and Teaching (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Israel Scheffler

    This title, first published in 1973, brings together a variety of papers by Israel Scheffler, one of America’s leading educational philosophers. The essays each stress the importance of critical thought and independent judgement to the organization of educational activities. In the first section,…

    Paperback – 2015-05-05
    Routledge Revivals

  • Preparing Students for Life Beyond College

    A Meaning-Centered Vision for Holistic Teaching and Learning, 1st Edition

    By Robert J. Nash, Jennifer J.J. Jang 張文馨

    At a time when STEM research and new technologies are dominating the curricula of colleges and universities, this important book refocuses the conversation on holistic education for all students. Organized around the most important and difficult questions that students face, Preparing Students for…

    Paperback – 2015-03-06

  • Making a Difference in Theory

    The theory question in education and the education question in theory, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gert Biesta, Julie Allan, Richard Edwards

    Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of…

    Paperback – 2015-03-04
    Theorizing Education

  • Ethical Foundations for Educational Administration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Eugenie Samier

    Christopher Hodgkinson is one of the most important contributors to the field of educational administration. This collection of essays open up the philosophical foundations of ethical educational administration by reviewing his writings and exploring the ethical theories of major philosophers, as…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23

  • The Passion to Learn

    An Inquiry into Autodidactism, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Solomon

    This is the first book to provide a detailed overview and analysis of autodidactism, or self-education. Autodidacts' strong preference for teaching themselves is likely to manifest itself, in childhood, as a pronounced resistance to formal schooling. However, in later life, an autodidact's passion…

    Paperback – 2014-12-23

  • The Politics of Teacher Professional Development

    Policy, Research and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Ian Hardy

    The Politics of Teacher Professional Development: Policy, Research and Practice provides innovative insights into teachers’ continuing development and learning in contemporary western contexts. Rather than providing a list of "how-tos" and "must dos," this volume is premised on the understanding…

    Paperback – 2014-12-11
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Universities in the Flux of Time

    An exploration of time and temporality in university life, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Gibbs, Oili-Helena Ylijoki, Carolina Guzmán-Valenzuela, Ronald Barnett

    Higher education and the institution of the university exist in time, their essential nature now continually subject to change: change in students, in knowledge, in structure and in their own communities and those they service. These changes are accompanied by a quickening of time, leading to…

    Paperback – 2014-12-10

  • Education, Knowledge and Truth

    Beyond the Postmodern Impasse, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Carr

    This collection aims to explore different conceptions of epistemological inquiry and their influence on pedagogy and the curricular content of primary and secondary education. It is arguable that curriculum policy makers have continued to subscribe to a foundationalist paradigm of rational…

    Paperback – 2014-12-02

  • The Political Classroom

    Evidence and Ethics in Democratic Education, 1st Edition

    By Diana E. Hess, Paula McAvoy

    WINNER 2016 Grawemeyer Award in Education Helping students develop their ability to deliberate political questions is an essential component of democratic education, but introducing political issues into the classroom is pedagogically challenging and raises ethical dilemmas for teachers. Diana E.…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Critical Social Thought

  • Towards a Theory of Schooling (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By David Hamilton

    First published in 1989, Towards a Theory of Schooling explores and debates the relationship between school and society. It examines the form and function of one of humankind’s most important social institutions, following the cutting edge of pedagogic innovation from mainland Europe through the…

    Paperback – 2014-11-13
    Routledge Revivals

  • Education, Work and Leisure (Routledge Revivals)

    1st Edition

    By Harold Entwistle

    First published in 1970, this book considers the alleged distinction between ‘education for life’ and ‘education for work’ and exposes the fallacies on which this and other similar distinctions are based. It shows that ideas on this subject are inextricably intertwined with wider views on the…

    Paperback – 2014-09-26
    Routledge Revivals

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