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  1. Making a Difference in Theory

    The theory question in education and the education question in theory

    Edited by Gert Biesta, Julie Allan, Richard Edwards

    Series: Theorizing Education

    Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Derrida & Education

    Edited by Gert J.J. Biesta, Denise Egéa-Kuehne

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    Bringing together the work of international experts in the field, and two interviews with Derrida himself, this book provides a key to the reflections that Derrida's work has prompted on all aspects of educational studies. The contributors address fundamental educational issues from a...

    Published December 15th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Improving Learning through the Lifecourse

    Learning Lives

    By Gert Biesta, John Field, Phil Hodkinson, Flora J. Macleod, Ivor F. Goodson

    Series: Improving Learning

    Adult learning matters. There is now widespread agreement that modern countries depend on the creativity, skills and knowledge of the entire population for their prosperity. Many people talk of our future well-being in terms of a ‘knowledge economy’ or a ‘learning society’ in which every person’s...

    Published February 20th 2011 by Routledge

  4. Narrative Learning

    By Ivor F. Goodson, Gert Biesta, Michael Tedder, Norma Adair

    What is the role of narrative in how people learn throughout their lives? Are there different patterns and forms of narrativity? How do they influence learning? Based on data gathered for the Learning Lives project, which sought to understand learning by questioning individuals about their life...

    Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Transitions and Learning through the Lifecourse

    Edited by Kathryn Ecclestone, Gert Biesta, Martin Hughes

    Like many ideas that inform policy, practice and research, ‘transition’ has many meanings. Children make a transition to adulthood, pupils move from primary to secondary school, and there is then a movement from school to work, training or further education. Transitions can lead to profound and...

    Published October 7th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching

    Communities, Activites and Networks

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Gert Biesta, Mary Thorpe

    Now that learning is seen as lifelong and lifewide, what specifically makes a learning context? What are the resultant consequences for teaching practices when working in specific contexts? Drawing upon a variety of academic disciplines, Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching explores some...

    Published February 5th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Improving Learning Cultures in Further Education

    By David James, Gert Biesta

    Series: Improving Learning

    Through its unique theoretical framework - a cultural understanding of teaching and learning – this book develops a new way of understanding educational improvement, one which focuses on the formation and transformation of the practices through which students learn. Based on detailed ethnographic...

    Published September 16th 2007 by Routledge

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