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New Research and Scholarly Titles: February 2013

Everything for Sale? The Marketisation of UK Higher Education

Routledge Education are pleased to bring you details of our new research and scholarly titles publishing this month. This month’s selection includes titles in the following subject areas: Educational Psychology, Higher Education, Sociology of Education, Educational Technology and much more.

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  1. The Professional Identity of Teacher Educators

    Career on the cusp?

    By Ronnie Davey

    Series: Teacher Quality and School Development

    The Professional Identity of Teacher Educators offers a contemporary study of teacher education in a period of huge international, institutional and professional change. The book explores the experiences, understandings, and beliefs that guide the professional practices of teacher educators, and...

    Published February 17th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Everything for Sale? The Marketisation of UK Higher Education

    By Roger Brown, Helen Carasso

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    The marketisation of higher education is a growing worldwide trend. Increasingly, market steering is replacing or supplementing government steering. Tuition fees are being introduced or increased, usually at the expense of state grants to institutions. Grants for student support are being replaced...

    Published February 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  3. Reconfiguring the Natures of Childhood

    By Affrica Taylor

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    In this fascinating new book, Affrica Taylor encourages an exciting paradigmatic shift in the ways in which childhood and nature are conceived and pedagogically deployed, and invites readers to critically reassess the naturalist childhood discourses that are rife within popular culture and early...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Higher Education in Liquid Modernity

    By Marvin Oxenham

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Based in sociologist Zygmunt Bauman’s theory of liquid modernity, this volume describes and critiques key aspects and practices of liquid education--education as market-driven consumption, short life span of useful knowledge, overabundance of information--through a systematic comparison...

    Published March 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Authenticity in and through Teaching in Higher Education

    The transformative potential of the scholarship of teaching

    By Carolin Kreber

    What does it mean to be authentic? Why should it matter whether or not we become more authentic? How might authenticity inform and enhance the social practice of the scholarship of university teaching and, by implication, the learning and development of students? Authenticity in and through...

    Published January 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  6. Education – An Anatomy of the Discipline

    Rescuing the university project?

    By John Furlong

    Education – An Anatomy of the Discipline focuses on the development of the discipline of education, how it is understood and practised in contemporary universities, and the potential threats to its future. As the author, John Furlong argues, disciplines are not only intellectually coherent fields...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  7. Learning Identities in a Digital Age

    Rethinking creativity, education and technology

    By Avril Loveless, Ben Williamson

    Series: Changing Times in Education

    Digital media are increasingly interwoven into how we understand society and ourselves today. From lines of code to evolving forms of online conduct, they have become an ever-present layer of our age. The rethinking of education has now become the subject of intense global policy debates and...

    Published February 28th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The International Handbook of Collaborative Learning

    Edited by Cindy E. Hmelo-Silver, Clark A. Chinn, Carol Chan, Angela M. O'Donnell

    Series: Educational Psychology Handbook

    Collaborative learning has become an increasingly important part of education, but the research supporting it is distributed across a wide variety of fields including social, cognitive, developmental, and educational psychology, instructional design, the learning sciences, educational technology,...

    Published February 4th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Applied Quantitative Analysis in Education and the Social Sciences

    Edited by Yaacov Petscher, Christopher Schatschneider, Donald L. Compton

    To say that complex data analyses are ubiquitous in the education and social sciences might be an understatement. Funding agencies and peer-review journals alike require that researchers use the most appropriate models and methods for explaining phenomena. Univariate and multivariate data...

    Published March 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  10. Engaging Diverse College Alumni

    The Essential Guide to Fundraising

    By Marybeth Gasman, Nelson Bowman III

    Winner of the 2014 CASE Warwick Award for Outstanding Research on Alumni Relations and Institutional Advancement Changing demographics are having a substantial impact on college and university student populations. In order to continue garnering funds and supporting their higher education...

    Published February 6th 2013 by Routledge

  11. Affective Learning Together

    Social and emotional dimensions of collaborative learning

    Edited by Michael Baker, Jerry Andriessen, Sanna Järvelä

    Series: New Perspectives on Learning and Instruction

    In the twenty-first century, being able to collaborate effectively is important at all ages, in everyday life, education and work, within and across diverse cultural settings. People are increasingly linked by networks that are not only means for working and learning together, but are also ways of...

    Published January 28th 2013 by Routledge

  12. Moving Teacher Education into Urban Schools and Communities

    Prioritizing Community Strengths

    Edited by Jana Noel

    Winner of the 2013 American Educational Studies Association's Critics Choice Award! When teacher education is located on a university campus, set apart from urban schools and communities, it is easy to overlook the realities and challenges communities face as they struggle toward social, economic,...

    Published January 21st 2013 by Routledge

  13. Negotiating Critical Literacies with Teachers

    Theoretical Foundations and Pedagogical Resources for Pre-Service and In-Service Contexts

    By Vivian Maria Vasquez, Stacie L. Tate, Jerome C. Harste

    How can teacher educators engage pre-service and in-service teachers in learning about and framing their teaching from a critical literacy perspective? What does this mean? Why is it important? To address these questions, this book offers a theoretical framework and detailed examples, pedagogical...

    Published March 7th 2013 by Routledge

  14. Language, Culture, and Identity among Minority Students in China

    The Case of the Hui

    By Yuxiang Wang

    Series: Routledge Series on Schools and Schooling in Asia

    This book explores Hui (one of the Muslim minority groups in China) students’ lived experiences in an elementary school in central P. R. China from the perspectives of philosophical foundations of education and the sociology of education, the impact of their experiences on their identity...

    Published February 20th 2013 by Routledge

  15. Teaching in Primary Schools in China and India

    Contexts of learning

    By Nirmala Rao, Emma Pearson, Kai-ming Cheng, Margaret Taplin

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    This book compares primary education in urban and rural China and India. It focuses on how the sociocultural context including educational policy, educators and parents’ beliefs, and the conditions under which teaching and learning occur shape classroom pedagogy and determine children’s attainment....

    Published January 31st 2013 by Routledge