Theories of Learning Products

  • 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

  • From the Laboratory to the Classroom

    Translating Science of Learning for Teachers

    Edited by Jared Cooney Horvath, Jason M. Lodge, John Hattie

    Over recent years the field of Science of Learning has increased dramatically. Unfortunately, despite claims that this work will greatly impact education, very little research makes it into teacher practice. Although the reasons for this are varied, a primary concern is the lack of a proper…

    Paperback – 2016-08-08 
    Routledge

  • Teaching for Active Citizenship

    Moral values and personal epistemology in early years classrooms

    By Joanne Lunn Brownlee, Eva Johansson, Susan Walker, Laura Scholes

    There is strong social and political interest in active citizenship and values in education internationally. Active citizenship requires children to experience and internalize moral values for human rights, developing their own opinions and moral responsibility. While investment in young children…

    Hardback – 2016-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Childhood Education

  • 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

  • Using Debate in the Classroom

    Encouraging Critical Thinking, Communication, and Collaboration

    Edited by Karyl A. Davis, M. Leslie Wade Zorwick, James Roland, Melissa Maxcy Wade

    Debate holds enormous potential to build 21st century skills such as critical thinking, communication, collaboration, and conflict resolution in the K-12 classroom, but teachers often struggle to implement and contextualize it effectively. Using Debate in the Classroom draws on research from a…

    Paperback – 2016-06-20 
    Routledge

  • Learning to Learn together

    Cooperation, theory, and practice

    Edited by Wendy Jolliffe

    This book brings together a range of international studies to support the implementation of cooperative group work in the classroom. In spite of extensive research into the benefits of this approach, in many countries, it is not widely used, largely due to a lack of understanding of how to put this…

    Hardback – 2016-06-03 
    Routledge

  • Phonological Skills and Learning to Read

    By Usha Claire Goswami, Peter Bryant

    In this classic edition of their ground-breaking work, Usha Goswami and Peter Bryant revisit their influential theory about how phonological skills support the development of literacy. The book describes three causal factors which can account for children’s reading and spelling development:…

    Paperback – 2016-05-19
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • Knowing and Not Knowing

    Thinking psychosocially about learning and resistance to learning

    Edited by Claudia Lapping, Tamara Bibby

    The social world is saturated with powerful formations of knowledge that colonise individual and institutional identities. Some knowledge emerges as legitimised and authoritative; other knowledge is resisted or repressed. Psychosocial approaches highlight the unstable basis of knowledge, learning…

    Hardback – 2016-05-04
    Routledge

  • The Pedagogies of Cultural Studies

    Edited by Andrew Hickey

    This volume provides an exploration of the manifold ways pedagogy is enacted in cultural studies practice. Pedagogy in the book comes to stand as far more than simply the "art of teaching"; contributors explore how pedagogy defines and shapes their practice as cultural studies scholars. Chapters…

    Hardback – 2016-04-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Cultural and Media Studies

  • The Learning of History

    By D. G. Watts

    Originally published in 1972, this book is a systematic analysis of the objectives and methods of history teaching. The book considers the criticisms of the 1960s and 70s of history as a subject and the pressures for its replacement in the school curriculum. It examines the complex psychological…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • The Gateway to History

    By Allan Nevins

    In this book, originally published in 1962, one of America’s most distinguished historians defines the scope and variety fo his field and out lines his views on history’s objectives both as a science and as an art. The book provides insight into historians’ methods of interpreting and presenting…

    Hardback – 2016-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Historiography

  • Improvising the Curriculum

    Negotiating Risky Literacies in Cautious Schools

    By Michael Corbett, Ann Vibert, Mary Green

    Equipped with cultural tools like cell phones, computers and video cameras, youth are called upon to improvise and construct themselves symbolically in a continuously connected world; yet new teachers and students are still expected to learn and deliver standardized, placeless forms of scripted…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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