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  • Poetry Out Loud and Learning to Read

    By Kate Prentice, Usha Claire Goswami

    The profile of poetry aloud is rising due to recent changes in the National Curriculum and the popularity of recitation competitions. This unique book explores the connection between poetry and literacy development through current psychological theory. Taking an experimental perspective, it covers…

    Paperback – 2016-12-31 
    Psychology Press
    Essays in Developmental Psychology

  • 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 – 2016-12-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Issues in Technology, Learning, and Instructional Design

    Classic and Contemporary Dialogues

    Edited by Alison A. Carr-Chellman, Gordon Rowland

    In Issues in Technology, Learning and Instructional Design, some of the best known scholars in the field produce powerful dialogues that clarify current issues, provide context and theoretical grounding, and illuminate a framework for future thought. Position statements are introduced and then…

    Paperback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Learning & Behavior

    Eighth Edition

    By James E. Mazur

    This book reviews how people and animals learn and how their behaviors are changed as a result of learning. It describes the most important principles, theories, controversies, and experiments that pertain to learning and behavior that are applicable to diverse species and different learning…

    Hardback – 2016-12-16 
    Routledge

  • Conceptual metaphor and embodied cognition in science learning

    Edited by Tamer G Amin, Fredrik Jeppsson, Jesper Haglund

    Scientific concepts are abstract human constructions, invented to make sense of complex natural phenomena. Scientists use specialised languages, diagrams, and mathematical representations of various kinds to convey these abstract constructions. This book uses the perspectives of embodied cognition…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Practice Theory and Education

    Diffractive readings in professional practice

    Edited by Julianne Lynch, Julie Rowlands, Trevor Gale, Andrew Skourdoumbis

    Practice Theory and Education challenges how we think about ‘practice’, examining what it means across different fields and sites. It is organised into four themes: discursive practices; practice, change and organisations; practising subjectivity; and professional practice, public policy and…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02 
    Routledge

  • E-Research in Educational Contexts

    The roles of technologies, ethics and social media

    Edited by Jocelyn Wishart, Michael Thomas

    This book explores the impact of e-research in education and the opportunities presented by a new generation of research approaches and tools. ‘E-research’ is an umbrella term that encompasses all digital research methods used for data collection and analysis including those involving handheld…

    Hardback – 2016-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

    By Various

    First published between 1985 and 1987, this set of books attempts to tackle some of the complex issues implied by the title Language, Education and Society. For example how is language related to learning? Or to intelligence? Do regional and social accents and dialects matter? What is meant by…

    Hardback – 2016-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: Language, Education and Society Series

  • Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective

    By Lee Martin

    Creativity: A Critical Realist Perspective challenges conventional wisdom on how we define and understand the emergence of creativity. Enhancing creativity is increasingly being suggested as critical to resolving 21st century challenges such as climate change, population growth and enabling…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

  • The Teaching and Learning of Social Research Methods

    Developments in Pedagogical Knowledge

    Edited by Melanie Nind, Daniel Kilburn, Rebekah Luff

    The importance of the teaching and learning of social research methods is increasingly recognised by research councils and policy bodies as crucial to the drive to increase capacity amongst the research community. The need for greater scholarly engagement with how research methods are taught and…

    Hardback – 2016-09-16
    Routledge

  • Mixed Ability Grouping

    A Philosophical Perspective

    By Charles Bailey, David Bridges

    The book, first published in 1983, explores the argument that justifies mixed ability groupings in schools and the consequences of practicing the different justificatory arguments. The issues to be dealt with by staff making decisions about grouping arrangements in their schools are clearly worked…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

  • Understanding Educational Aims

    By Colin Wringe

    This text, first published in 1988, examines the underlying rationale of educational aims as applied to individual pupils, social policies and supposedly intrinsic values. This book explores traditional educational aims such as developing the potential and autonomy of individuals or the promotion…

    Hardback – 2016-09-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Education

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