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  • Marxisms and Education

    Edited by Noah De Lissovoy

    Beginning from the premise that a range of Marxist theoretical tendencies, or Marxisms, inform recent critical scholarship in education, this volume reaffirms, rearticulates, and interrogates central philosophical and practical commitments in this tradition. Chapters engage important issues…

    Hardback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Education and Social Theory

  • 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 – 2017-11-28 
    Routledge

  • How Do You Know?

    The Epistemological Foundations of 21st Century Literacy

    By J.M. Beach

    This book defines the concept and practices of literacy through a discussion of knowledge, information media, culture, subjectivity, science, communication, and politics. Examining the ways in which the spread of literacy and education have caused culture wars in pluralist societies since the 16th…

    Hardback – 2017-11-27 
    Routledge

  • Teacher Learning Through Teacher Teams

    Edited by Joke Voogt, Jules Pieters

    Teacher collaboration helps to facilitate meaningful and effective learning and enables sustainable development of schools. Teacher teams who collaboratively investigate a shared problem, or design curriculum materials together, significantly contribute to the professional development of teachers…

    Hardback – 2017-11-14 
    Routledge

  • Play and Wellbeing

    Edited by Cindy Clark

    In an era of increasingly patient-centered healthcare, understanding how health and illness play out in social context is vital. This volume opens a unique window on the role of play in health and wellbeing in widely varied contexts, from the work of Patch Adams as a hospital clown, to an…

    Paperback – 2017-11-12 
    Routledge

  • Filmed School

    Desire, transgression and the filmic fantasy of pedagogy

    By James Stillwaggon, David Jelinek

    Filmed School examines the place that teaching holds in the public imaginary through its portrayal in cinema. From early films such as Mädchen in Uniform and La Maternelle to contemporary images of teaching in Notes on a Scandal and The History Boys, teachers’ roles in film have been consistently…

    Paperback – 2017-11-08 
    Routledge
    Theorizing Education

  • Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers

    By Joy A. Palmer Cooper

     The Routledge Encyclopaedia of Educational Thinkers comprises 128 essays by leading scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting thinkers on education of all time. Each of the chronologically arranged entries explores why a particular thinker is significant…

    Paperback – 2017-11-01 
    Routledge

  • K-12 Education as a Hermeneutic Endeavor

    By Doron Yosef-Hassidim

    Considering the role of compulsory mass education and schooling in a democratic society, this book introduces an alternative vision for K-12 education as an "adventurous endeavour." Grounded in a strong theoretical framework, Yosef-Hassidim reveals the negative impact of instrumentalization of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

  • Imagining the Future of Global Education

    Dreams and Nightmares

    Edited by Yong Zhao, Brian Gearin

    Imagining the Future of Global Education examines the Grand Educational Narrative (GEN) and the major institutions that shape and disseminate it. The book focuses on national visions of education and the imaginary futures that nations seek to make reality. It critiques how the GEN policy…

    Paperback – 2017-10-27 
    Routledge

  • Academies, Free Schools and Social Justice

    Edited by Geoffrey Walford

    Academies were introduced by Labour in 2000 and first opened their doors in 2002, but during Labour’s time in power the nature of the Academies changed. At first they were designed to replace existing failing schools but, by 2004, the expectation had widened to provide for entirely new schools…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Art, Artists and Pedagogy

    Philosophy and the Arts in Education

    Edited by Christopher Naughton, Gert Biesta, David R. Cole

    This volume has been brought together to generate new ideas and provoke discussion about what constitutes arts education in the twenty-first century, both within the institution and beyond. Art, Artists and Pedagogy is intended for educators who teach the arts from early childhood to tertiary…

    Paperback – 2017-10-23 
    Routledge

  • Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning

    Planning for the Future of Higher Education

    By Farhad Saba, Rick L. Shearer

    Transactional Distance and Adaptive Learning takes a fresh look at one of the pioneering educational theories that accommodates the impact of information and communications technologies in learning. The theory of transactional distance (TTD) provides a distinct analytical and planning foundation…

    Paperback – 2017-10-19 
    Routledge

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