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New Research and Scholarly Titles: October 2012

Routledge Education are pleased to bring you details of our new research and scholarly titles publishing in September 2012. This month’s selection includes titles in the following subject areas: Research Methods in Education, Higher Education, ESL/Bilingualism, Theory of Education and much more.

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  1. University Teaching in Focus

    A learning-centred approach

    Edited by Lynne Hunt, Denise Chalmers

    University Teaching in Focus provides a foundational springboard for early career academics preparing to teach in universities. Focusing on four critical areas - teaching, curriculum, students, and quality/leadership - this succinct resource offers university teachers a straightforward approach to...

    Published November 4th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Reconstructing Identities in Higher Education

    The rise of 'Third Space' professionals

    By Celia Whitchurch

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Reconstructing Identities in Higher Education: The Rise of Third Space Professionals draws on studies conducted in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States to explore the roles and identities of a growing number of staff associated with broadly based institutional projects such as...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  3. International Students Negotiating Higher Education

    Critical perspectives

    Edited by Silvia Sovic, Margo Blythman

    In the current economic climate, more than ever, international students provide an important income to universities. They represent much-needed funds for many institutions, but they also come with their own diverse variety of characteristics and requirements. This insightful book offers a critical...

    Published October 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. Reviewing Qualitative Research in the Social Sciences

    Edited by Audrey A. Trainor, Elizabeth Graue

    Foundational characteristics of qualitative research include flexibility, variation in application, critique, and innovation all of which derive from its subjective roots in interpretivism and constructivism. While the scholars who design qualitative research projects envision these qualities as...

    Published December 7th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom

    Edited by Todd W. Kenreich

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The rise of critical discourses in the discipline of geography has opened up new avenues for social justice. Geography and Social Justice in the Classroom brings together contemporary research in geography and fresh thinking about geography’s place in the social studies curriculum. The book’s main...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Ideas of Education

    Philosophy and politics from Plato to Dewey

    Edited by Christopher Brooke, Elizabeth Frazer

    There has always been a strong relationship between education and philosophy - especially political philosophy. Renewed concern about the importance and efficacy of political education has revived key questions about the connections between the power to govern, and the power to educate. Although...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Developing Effective Part-time Teachers in Higher Education

    New Approaches to Professional Development

    Edited by Fran Beaton, Amanda Gilbert

    Series: SEDA Series

    Part-time teachers have become an increasing part of the workforce in universities throughout the world. They work in a sector undergoing enormous change and debate about the purposes of the university for individuals, societies and economies. As part-time employees, however, they are not...

    Published October 5th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Diversity, Intercultural Encounters, and Education

    Edited by Susana Gonçalves, Markus A. Carpenter

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book concerns the challenges and tensions rising from mass migration flows, unbalanced north-south and east-west relations and the increasing multicultural nature of society. The scope of the book’s theme is global, addressing diversity and identity, intercultural encounters and conflict, and...

    Published December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Education 3–13

    40 Years of Research on Primary, Elementary and Early Years Education

    Edited by Mark Brundrett, Michael Bottery, Peter Silcock, Rosemary Webb, Neil Burton, Diane Duncan, Wei Zhang

    Series: Education Heritage

    Primary education is one of the most important phases of learning but there remains a scarcity of in-depth research on this vital topic. However, as the focus on improving outcomes increases there is a growing interest internationally in research that helps us to understand the best ways to help...

    Published October 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  10. Towards Educational Change

    The Transformation of Educational Systems in Post-Communist Countries

    Edited by David Greger, Eliška Walterová

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book critically analyzes the transformation of educational systems following the breakdown of the Communist regime in the countries of the Visegrád group (Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia) from 1989 until the present. The authors examine what changes have occurred, why the current...

    To Be Published February 7th 2015 by Routledge

  11. African American, Creole, and Other Vernacular Englishes in Education

    A Bibliographic Resource

    By John R. Rickford, Julie Sweetland, Angela E. Rickford, Thomas Grano

    Series: NCTE-Routledge Research Series

    More than 50 years of scholarly attention to the intersection of language and education have resulted in a rich body of literature on the role of vernacular language varieties in the classroom. This field of work can be bewildering in its size and variety, drawing as it does on the diverse methods,...

    Published October 5th 2012 by Routledge

  12. Learner-Centered English Language Education

    The Selected Works of David Nunan

    By David Nunan

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    This carefully crafted collection provides a snapshot of the evolution of David Nunan‘s theoretical and empirical contributions to the field of second language education over the last 40 years. The volume focuses on the development of his work on second language curricula, and in particular, the...

    Published October 18th 2012 by Routledge

  13. Christian Faith and English Language Teaching and Learning

    Research on the Interrelationship of Religion and ELT

    Edited by Mary Shepard Wong, Carolyn Kristjansson, Zoltan Dornyei

    Ideological and educational-political aspects of the link between language and faith—especially between Global English and Christianity—is a topic of growing interest in the field of English language teaching. This book explores the possible role and impact of teachers’ and students’ faith in the...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Routledge