Textbooks: Education

  • The Psychology of Human Social Development: From Infancy to Adolescence book cover

    The Psychology of Human Social Development

    From Infancy to Adolescence

    By Sandie Taylor, Lance Workman

    Empirical and theoretical developments over the last twenty years have led to a growing realisation that to fully understand the development of the child we need to consider it within a social context. The Psychology of Social Development provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to…

    Paperback – 2018-02-05 
    Routledge

  • An Introduction to Mathematical Cognition book cover

    An Introduction to Mathematical Cognition

    By Camilla Gilmore, Silke Göbel, Matthew Inglis

    The last decade has seen a rapid growth in our understanding of mathematical learning and performance and an increased recognition of the importance of the topic. The book traces the development of mathematical skills from basic number concepts to mathematical proofs, emphasising the hierarchical…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge
    International Texts in Developmental Psychology

  • The Holistic Care and Development of Children from Birth to Three: An Essential Guide for Students and Practitioners book cover

    The Holistic Care and Development of Children from Birth to Three

    An Essential Guide for Students and Practitioners

    By Kathy Brodie

    The Holistic Care and Development of Children from Birth to Three provides students and practitioners with the knowledge and understanding they need to meet the complex needs of babies and toddlers. With a focus on the fundamentally holistic nature of young children’s development, and emphasising…

    Paperback – 2018-02-01 
    Routledge

  • Teaching to Change the World book cover

    Teaching to Change the World

    5th Edition

    By Jeannie Oakes, Martin Lipton, Lauren Anderson, Jamy Stillman

    Teaching to Change the World is an up-to-the-moment, engaging, social-justice oriented introduction to education and teaching, and the challenges and opportunities they present. Both foundational and practical, the chapters are organized around conventional topics but in a way that consistntenly…

    Paperback – 2018-01-25 
    Routledge

  • Motivation, Learning, and Technology: Embodied Educational Motivation book cover

    Motivation, Learning, and Technology

    Embodied Educational Motivation

    By J. Michael Spector, Seung Won Park

    Motivation, Learning, and Technology is a fresh, thorough, and practical introduction to motivational research, theories, and applications for learning and instruction. Written for both instructional designers and teachers, this foundational textbook combines learning design and learning…

    Paperback – 2018-01-24 
    Routledge

  • Single Case Research Methodology: Applications in Special Education and Behavioral Sciences book cover

    Single Case Research Methodology

    Applications in Special Education and Behavioral Sciences, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Jennifer R. Ledford, David L. Gast

    In this anticipated new edition of Single Case Research Methodology, the authors detail why and how to apply standard principles of single case research methodology to one’s own research or professional project. Using numerous and varied examples, they demonstrate how single case research can be…

    Paperback – 2018-01-22 
    Routledge

  • The Socratic Method Today: Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science book cover

    The Socratic Method Today

    Student-Centered and Transformative Teaching in Political Science

    Edited by Lee Trepanier

    This exciting new textbook provides a sophisticated examination of the Socratic method for teaching political science students in higher education. It shows how the Socratic method is employed in the Platonic dialogues, compares its transformative approach to other student-centered teaching…

    Paperback – 2018-01-18 
    Routledge

  • Invariant Measurement with Raters and Rating Scales: Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments book cover

    Invariant Measurement with Raters and Rating Scales

    Rasch Models for Rater-Mediated Assessments

    By George Engelhard Jr., Stefanie Wind

    The purpose of this book is to present methods for developing, evaluating and maintaining rater-mediated assessment systems. Rater-mediated assessments involve ratings that are assigned by raters to persons responding to constructed-response items (e.g., written essays and teacher portfolios) and…

    Paperback – 2018-01-03 
    Routledge

  • Looking in Classrooms book cover

    Looking in Classrooms

    11th Edition

    By Thomas L. Good, Alyson L. Lavigne

    Looking in Classrooms uses educational, psychological, and social science theories and classroom based research to teach future classroom teachers about the complexities and demands of classroom instruction. While maintaining the core approach of the first ten editions, the book has been thoroughly…

    Paperback – 2018-01-02 
    Routledge

  • Managing Educational Technology: School Partnerships & Technology Integration book cover

    Managing Educational Technology

    School Partnerships & Technology Integration

    By Sandra Schamroth Abrams, June Chen, Michael Downton

    Managing Educational Technology examines the ways in which businesses, universities, and schools can work together to integrate the use of technology in the education sector. The design and implementation of educational technology is a multi-billion dollar industry, yet there remains a…

    Paperback – 2017-12-31 
    Routledge

  • Writing with Clarity and Style: A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers book cover

    Writing with Clarity and Style

    A Guide to Rhetorical Devices for Contemporary Writers, 2nd Edition

    By Robert A. Harris

    Writing with Clarity and Style, 2nd Edition, will help you to improve your writing dramatically. The book shows you how to use dozens of classical rhetorical devices to bring power, clarity, and effectiveness to your writing. You will also learn about writing styles, authorial personas, and…

    Paperback – 2017-12-19 
    Routledge

  • Uncovering Social Life: Critical Perspectives from Sociology book cover

    Uncovering Social Life

    Critical Perspectives from Sociology

    By Chris Shilling, Philip A. Mellor

    In an era when rapid social change, the disappearance of traditional communities, the rise of political populism and the threat posed by radical religious movements makes it appear that ‘all that is solid melts into air’, the classical sociological problem of how peaceable societies can be created…

    Paperback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

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