Theory of Education Products

  • Creating Curricula: Aims, Knowledge and Control

    Edited by Dominic Wyse

    Knowledge has been a defining focus for the curriculum studies field. In the early part of the 21st century convincing arguments were mounted that knowledge needed to be ‘brought back in’, both to the curriculum of schools and to the attention of curriculum researchers. This book is a result of…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07 
    Routledge

  • Critical Race Theory in Education

    All God's Children Got a Song, 2nd Edition

    Edited by Adrienne D. Dixson, Celia K. Rousseau, Jamel K Donnor PhD

    Appropriate for both students curious about Critical Race Theory (CRT) and established scholars, Critical Race Theory in Education is a valuable guide to how this theoretical lens can help better understand and seek solutions to educational inequity. While CRT has been established as a vital…

    Paperback – 2016-09-06 
    Routledge

  • Freedom to Learn

    The threat to student academic freedom and why it needs to be reclaimed

    By Bruce Macfarlane

    The freedom of students to learn at university is being eroded by a performative culture that fails to respect their rights to engage and develop as autonomous adults. Instead, students are being restricted in how they learn, when they learn and what they learn by the so-called student engagement…

    Paperback – 2016-08-29 
    Routledge
    Research into Higher Education

  • Teachability and Learnability

    Can Thinking Be Taught?

    By Paul Fairfield

    Deep disagreements exist regarding what thinking and critical thinking are and to what extent they are teachable. Thinking is learned in some measure by all, but not everything that is learnable is also teachable in an institutional setting. In questioning the relationship between teachability and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Adolescents’ Self-Discovery in Groups

    By Theresa A Thorkildsen

    Grounded in investigations conducted over the past 25 years, Adolescents’ Self-Discovery in Groups demonstrates how adolescents can become more active in society based on how they form, maintain, and evaluate groups. By collaborating with youth in a wide range of communities, Thorkildsen details…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11 
    Routledge

  • Scripted Bodies

    Corporate Power, Smart Technologies, and the Undoing of Public Education

    By Kenneth J. Saltman

    From drugging kids into attention and reviving behaviorism to biometric measurements of teaching and learning Scripted Bodies exposes a brave new world of education in the age of repression. Scripted Bodies examines how corporeal control has expanded in education, how it impacts the mind and…

    Paperback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Interventions

  • Self-Regulated Design Learning

    A Foundation and Framework for Teaching and Learning Design

    By Matthew N. Powers

    Self-Regulated Design Learning: A Foundation and Framework for Teaching and Learning Design reframes how educators in architecture, landscape architecture, and other design disciplines think about teaching and learning design. The book weaves together concepts of constructivism, social cognitive…

    Paperback – 2016-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education

    Supporting student success

    By Katie Hughes

    Encouraging Diversity in Higher Education: Supporting Student Success provides an overview of the widening participation movement in Higher Education in the United Kingdom, United States, Australia and New Zealand. It argues that universities should revitalise their learning and teaching practices…

    Paperback – 2016-08-02 
    Routledge

  • Islam, Technology, and Education

    The Case for Culturally Grounded Design

    By Michael K. Thomas

    Based in a global array of case studies - Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan, Turkey, and Islamic education in the United States - this volume shows how the discourse concerning educational technology in the Islamic world has emphasized neoliberal and neofundamentalist themes, and…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Towards a Political Theory of the University

    Public reason, democracy and higher education

    By Morgan White

    At a basic level, the university is regarded in instrumental and economic terms, conflating ethical-political considerations into the economic and diminishing the function of the university in developing and sustaining culture. The political role that higher education plays has been insufficiently…

    Hardback – 2016-07-01 
    Routledge
    New Directions in the Philosophy of Education

  • The Resegregation of Schools

    Education and Race in the Twenty-First Century

    Edited by Jamel K. Donnor, Adrienne Dixson

    Access to a quality education remains the primary mechanism for improving one’s life chances in the United States, and for children of color, a “good education” is particularly linked to their individual and collective well-being. Despite the popular perception that America is in a “post-racial”…

    Paperback – 2016-06-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Philosophy and Theory in Educational Research

    Writing in the margin

    Edited by Amanda Fulford, Naomi Hodgson

    Philosophy and Theory in Educational Research: Writing in the margin explores the practices of reading and writing in educational philosophy and theory. Showing that there is no ‘right way’ to approach research in educational philosophy, but illustrating its possibilities, this text invites an…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge

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