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  • 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 – 2016-05-05 
    Psychology Press
    Psychology Press & Routledge Classic Editions

  • 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 – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 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 – 2016-04-22 
    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

  • Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice

    Edited by David Simpson, David Beckett

    Expertise, Pedagogy and Practice takes as its focus recent work on situated and embodied cognition, the concepts of expertise, skill and practice, and contemporary pedagogical theory. This work has made important steps towards overcoming traditional intellectualist and individualist models of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-23 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory

  • Design as Scholarship

    Case Studies from the Learning Sciences

    Edited by Vanessa Svihla, RICHARD REEVE

    For researchers in the Learning Sciences, there is a lack of literature on current design practices and its many obstacles. Design as Scholarship in the Learning Sciences is an informative resource that addresses this need by providing, through a robust collection of case studies, instructive…

    Paperback – 2016-02-16 
    Routledge

  • Entranced by Story

    Brain, Tale and Teller, from Infancy to Old Age

    By Hugh Crago

    We live in a world of stories; yet few of us pause to ask what stories actually are, why we consume them so avidly, and what they do for story makers and their audiences. This book focuses on the experiences that good stories generate: feelings of purposeful involvement, elevation, temporary loss…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2016-01-11
    Routledge

  • Media and Migration

    Learning in a globalized world

    Edited by Kevin Leander, Mariëtte de Haan

    Media and Migration: Learning in a globalized world brings together studies located at the intersection of migration, media and learning, and considers how the learning practices of youth in migration are shaped by new media. The change in the mobilities of people, media, and material goods which…

    Hardback – 2015-12-15
    Routledge

  • Theorizing Pedagogical Interaction

    Insights from Conversation Analysis

    By Hansun Zhang Waring

    Pedagogical interaction can be observed through many different landscapes, such as the graduate seminar, the writing skills center, the after-school literacy program, adult ESL classrooms, and post-observation conferences. By viewing these settings through the lens of conversation analysis, this…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

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