Theories of Learning Products

  • Children’s Drawing and Writing

    The Remarkable in the Unremarkable

    By Diane Mavers

    Children’s everyday drawing and writing are paradoxical: charmingly engaging, yet seemingly unremarkable in their ordinariness. This book takes a very close look at what passes by largely unnoticed at home and in school: copying, texts fleetingly present then gone, a picture drawn after the valued…

    Paperback – 2013-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Emergent Computer Literacy

    A Developmental Perspective

    By Helen Mele Robinson

    The United States is currently grappling with how to prepare our students to be computer literate citizens in the competitive technological world we live in. Understanding how children develop computer knowledge, and the ways that adults are able to guide their computer learning experiences, is a…

    Paperback – 2012-03-13
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Learning

    Edited by Peter Jarvis, Mary Watts

    As our understanding of learning focuses on the whole person rather than individual aspects of learning, so the process of learning is beginning to be studied from a wide variety of perspectives and disciplines. This handbook presents a comprehensive overview of the contemporary research into…

    Hardback – 2011-12-15
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Teaching with Emotional Intelligence

    A step-by-step guide for Higher and Further Education professionals, 2nd Edition

    By Alan Mortiboys

    The way teachers shape and handle their own feelings and those of their learners is central to the success of learning. Now in its second edition, Teaching with Emotional Intelligence shows how to manage this influential yet neglected area of learning and teaching. This practical book looks at how…

    Paperback – 2011-08-18
    Routledge

  • Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

    Findings from Longitudinal Research

    Edited by Stephen Reder, John Bynner

    Understanding the origins of poor literacy and numeracy skills in adulthood and how to improve them is of major importance when society places a high premium on proficiency in these basic skills. This edited collection brings together the results of recent longitudinal studies that greatly extend…

    Paperback – 2011-08-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning

    Edited by Peter Jarvis

    As lifelong learning grows in popularity, few comprehensive pictures of the phenomenon have emerged. The Routledge International Handbook of Lifelong Learning provides a disciplined and complete overview of lifelong learning internationally. The theoretical structure puts the learner at the centre…

    Paperback – 2010-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks of Education

  • Learning to be a Person in Society

    By Peter Jarvis

    Learning is a lifelong process and we are the result of our own learning. But how exactly do we learn to be a person through living? In this book, Peter Jarvis draws together all the aspects of becoming a person into the framework of learning. Considering the ongoing, "nature versus nurture" debate…

    Paperback – 2009-06-01
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia

    Edited by Gavin Reid

    The Routledge Companion to Dyslexia is a ground-breaking analysis of the whole field of dyslexia by a distinguished team of international contributors and editors, engaged in literacy, inclusion and learning. Their diverse perspectives and wide expertise make this invaluable guide one of the most…

    Paperback – 2009-02-27
    Routledge

  • Interdisciplinary Learning and Teaching in Higher Education

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by Balasubramanyam Chandramohan, Stephen Fallows

    As universities increasingly offer courses that break the confines of a single subject area, more students are enrolling on interdisciplinary programmes within multidisciplinary departments. Teaching and learning within interdisciplinary study requires new approaches, including an understanding of…

    Paperback – 2009-01-15
    Routledge

  • Learners, Learning and Educational Activity

    By Judith Ireson

    Learners, Learning and Educational Activity offers a new and creative approach to the psychology of learning. The central idea in the book is that learning in schools and other educational settings is best understood by paying attention to both individual learners and the educational contexts in…

    Paperback – 2008-03-10
    Routledge
    Foundations and Futures of Education

  • Improving Learning How to Learn

    Classrooms, Schools and Networks

    By Mary James, Robert McCormick, Paul Black, Patrick Carmichael, Mary-Jane Drummond, Alison Fox, John MacBeath, Bethan Marshall, David Pedder, Richard Procter, Sue Swaffield, Joanna Swann, Dylan Wiliam

    Learning how to learn is an essential preparation for lifelong learning. Whilst this is widely acknowledged by teachers, they have lacked a rich professional knowledge base from which they can teach their pupils how to learn. This book makes a major contribution to the creation of such a…

    Paperback – 2007-10-11
    Routledge
    Improving Learning

  • How We Learn

    Learning and Non-Learning in School and Beyond

    By Knud Illeris

    How We Learn deals with the fundamental issues of the processes of learning, critically assessing different types of learning and obstacles to learning. It also considers a broad range of other important questions in relation to learning such as: modern research into learning and brain functions…

    Paperback – 2007-10-04
    Routledge

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