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  • Education, Self-consciousness and Social Action

    Bildung as a Neo-Hegelian Concept, 1st Edition

    By Krassimir Stojanov

    Education, Self-consciousness and Social Action reconstructs the Hegelian concept of education, Bildung, and shows that this concept could serve as a powerful alternative to current psychologist notions of learning. Taking a Hegelian perspective, Stojanov claims that Bildung should be interpreted…

    Paperback – 2019-07-19
    Routledge

  • Advances in Cognitive Load Theory

    Rethinking Teaching, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sharon Tindall-Ford, Shirley Agostinho, John Sweller

    Cognitive load theory uses our knowledge of how people learn, think and solve problems to design instruction. In turn, instructional design is the central activity of classroom teachers, of curriculum designers, and of publishers of textbooks and educational materials, including digital information…

    Paperback – 2019-06-25
    Routledge
    Local/Global Issues in Education

  • The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education

    Psychoanalytic, Attachment, and Developmental Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marilyn Charles, Jill Bellinson

    The Importance of Play in Early Childhood Education presents various theories of play and demonstrates how it serves communicative, developmental, and relational functions, highlighting the importance and development of the capacity to play in terms useful to early childhood educators. The…

    Paperback – 2019-06-21
    Routledge

  • God, Education, and Modern Metaphysics

    The Logic of "Know Thyself", 1st Edition

    By Nigel Tubbs

    The Western tradition has long held the view that while it is possible to know that God exists, it nevertheless remains impossible to know what God is. The ineffability of the monotheistic God extends to each of the Abrahamic faiths. In this volume, Tubbs considers Aristotle’s logic of mastery and…

    Paperback – 2019-06-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Religion and Education

  • Cross-cultural Literacy

    Ethnographies of Communication in Multiethnic Classrooms, 1st Edition

    Edited by Steven F. Arvizu, Marietta Saravia-Shore

    Originally published in 1992. This book advocates and demonstrates the benefits of an anthropological approach that recognizes the centrality of culture in the educational process. This approach encompasses knowledge and understanding of other cultures’ patterns of interaction, values, institutions…

    Paperback – 2019-05-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literacy

  • Re-imagining Education for Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stewart Riddle, Michael W. Apple

    Contemporary education research, policy and practice are complex and challenging. The political struggle over what constitutes curriculum and pedagogy is framed by quasi-markets and technocratic models of education. This has had a significant effect on larger issues of policy. But it has also had…

    Paperback – 2019-05-24
    Routledge

  • Contemplative and Artful Openings

    Researching Women and Teaching, 1st Edition

    By Susan Casey Walsh

    Highlighting an arts-based inquiry process that involves contemplation, mindful awareness, and artful writing, this book explores women’s difficult experiences in teaching. It weaves a strong autobiographical thread with artifacts from several research projects with female teachers. By linking…

    Paperback – 2019-05-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Educating for Critical Consciousness

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Yancy

    In this politically and democratically urgent collection, George Yancy and contributors argue that more than ever, we are in need of classrooms that function "dangerously"—that is, classrooms where people are not afraid to engage in critical discussions that call into question difficult political…

    Paperback – 2019-05-09
    Routledge
    Critical Social Thought

  • A Political Sociology of Educational Knowledge

    Studies of Exclusions and Difference, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas A. Popkewitz, Jennifer Diaz, Christopher Kirchgasler

    Bringing together the sociology of knowledge, cultural studies, and post-foundational and historical approaches, this book asks what schooling does, and what are its limits and dangers. The focus is on how the systems of reason that govern schooling embody historically generated rules and standards…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge

  • The Mythopoetics of Currere

    Memories, Dreams, and Literary Texts as Teaching Avenues to Self-Study, 1st Edition

    By Mary Aswell Doll

    In The Mythopoetics of Currere, Doll uses depth psychology, myth, and literature to offer a new approach to currere, the root of curriculum, through essays exploring significant literary images that open doorways into the fictions that layer the self. Offering a focus on the body, queer love, false…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Sound Curriculum

    Sonic Studies in Educational Theory, Method, & Practice, 1st Edition

    By Walter S. Gershon

    Part of a growing group of works that addresses the burgeoning field of sound studies, this book attends not only to theoretical and empirical examinations, but also to methodological and philosophical considerations at the intersection of sound and education. Gershon theoretically advances the…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

  • Engaging Curriculum

    Bridging the Curriculum Theory and English Education Divide, 1st Edition

    By Bill Green

    Explicitly linking curriculum inquiry to English education via recurring themes of representation, democracy and knowledge, this book is a call for both researchers and practitioners to engage with curriculum, explicitly and deliberatively, as both a concept and a question. The approach is broadly…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07
    Routledge
    Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

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