The Essential Introduction, 3rd Edition
A2 Film Studies: The Essential Introduction gives students the confidence to tackle every part of the WJEC A2 Level Film Studies course. The authors, who have wide ranging experience as teachers, examiners and authors, introduce students step by step, to the skills involved in the study of film....
To Be Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge
The Routledge Encyclopedia of Films comprises 200 essays by leading film scholars analysing the most important, influential, innovative and interesting films of all time. Arranged chronologically, each entry explores why each film is significant for those who study film and explores the social,...
To Be Published March 31st 2014 by Routledge
Bringing Theory and Science to Contemporary Trends
Mutual-help groups have proliferated, diversified and adapted to emerging substance-related trends over the past 75 years, and have been the focus of rigorous research for the past 30 years. This book reviews the history of mutual support groups for addiction that have arisen as adjuncts or...
To Be Published September 22nd 2013 by Routledge
John White's study is the most substantial work on what the aims of education should be since Whitehead's Aims of Education of 1929. It draws on material not only from schools and colleges, but also from the broader educative or miseducative nature of the 'ethos' of society and some of its...
Published August 1st 2012 by Psychology Press
Written prior to the introduction of the national curriculum, this volume argued for precisely that: a broad framework of a compulsory education at national level for all schools. The author considers the question of the content of his proposed compulsory curriculum in terms of principles derived...
Published December 7th 2011 by Routledge
Learning How to Build, Write, and Run a Successful Blog
Bloggers Boot Camp shows you how to build a great blog from the ground up. This isn't a book about technology -- it's a book about engaging millions of readers. Starting your blog is easy, but building and maintaining a popular one is hard. Blogging experts John Biggs and Charlie White (Gizmodo,...
Published August 15th 2011 by Focal Press
Why is it that some teachers have a kind of magical charisma and charm which sets them apart from their peers? This book gives us a fresh and exciting answer – They have the classroom X-Factor! White and Gardner’s gripping text, The Classroom X Factor, examines the notion of having what the public...
Published August 8th 2011 by Routledge
A Guide to Making Children's Lives more Fulfilling
Can we teach others how to lead a fulfilling life? The notion of personal well-being has recently shot up the political and educational agendas, placing the child's well-being at the heart of the school’s task. With his renowned talent for distilling the most complex of philosophical arguments...
Published March 10th 2011 by Routledge
Series: Routledge Film Guidebooks
It is a common assertion that the history of America is written in its Westerns, but how true is this? In this guidebook John White discusses the evolution of the Western through history and looks at theoretical and critical approaches to Westerns such as genre analysis, semiotics,...
Published November 24th 2010 by Routledge
Philosophers as Educational Reformers (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 10)
The Influence of Idealism on British Educational Thought
This volume assesses how far the ideas and achievements of the 19th century British Idealist philosophical reformers are still important for us today when considering fundamental questions about the structure and objectives of the education system in England and Wales. Part 1 examines...
Published December 7th 2009 by Routledge