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  1. Adult Education as Theory, Practice and Research

    The Captive Triangle

    By Robin Usher, Ian Bryant

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The authors argue that the aim of research should be to improve practice through a process of critical reflection. Focusing clearly on the everyday concerns and problems of practitioners, they emphasize the importance of practical knowledge. Their definition of ‘practice’ is wide, and includes the...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Globalisation & Pedagogy

    Space, Place and Identity, 2nd Edition

    By Richard Edwards, Robin Usher

    With different pedagogic practices come different ways of examining them and fresh understandings of their implications and assumptions. It is the examination of these changes and developments that is the subject of this book. The authors examine a number of questions posed by the rapid march of...

    Published August 9th 2007 by Routledge

  3. Rhetoric and Educational Discourse

    Persuasive Texts

    By Richard Edwards, Katherine Nicoll, Nicky Solomon, Robin Usher

    Educational policy is often dismissed as simply rhetoric and a collection of half truths. However, this is to underestimate the power of rhetoric and the ways in which rhetorical strategies are integral to persuasive acts. Through a series of illustrative chapters, this book argues that rather than...

    Published June 3rd 2004 by Routledge

  4. Globalisation & Pedegogy

    By Richard Edwards, Robin Usher

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published September 14th 2001 by Routledge

  5. Situated Ethics in Educational Research

    Edited by Helen Simons, Robin Usher

    Ethics has traditionally been seen as a set of general principles which can be applied in a range of situations. This book argues that in fact ethical principles must be shaped within different research practices and hence take on different significances according to varying research situations....

    Published June 29th 2000 by Routledge

  6. Globalisation & Pedagogy

    Space, Place and Identity

    By Richard Edwards, Robin Usher

    First published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published March 9th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Understanding Social Research

    Perspectives on Methodology and Practice

    By George McKenzie, Jane Powell, Robin Usher

    In 1991 the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) published "Postgraduate Taining Guidelines". Throughout the document emphasis is placed on the need for universities to make postgraduate research students aware of the methodological issues that affect their work.; This text explores the...

    Published May 21st 1997 by Routledge

  8. Adult Education and the Postmodern Challenge

    Learning Beyond the Limits

    By Ian Bryant, Rennie Johnston, Robin Usher

    This book offers some suggestions as to ways forward from this dilemma. Drawing on the new intellectual frameworks of critical pedagogy, feminism and postmodernism and their impact upon educational theory, practice and research, the book focuses on the changing contexts of adult education. By...

    Published December 12th 1996 by Routledge

  9. Understanding Educational Research

    Edited by David Scott, Robin Usher

    This book explores educational research in terms of the relationship between epistemology, methodology and practice. Divided into two sections, the first examines the frameworks which underpin the methods educational researchers use. The second looks at a broad spectrum of approaches, including...

    Published July 4th 1996 by Routledge

  10. Postmodernism and Education

    Different Voices, Different Worlds

    By Richard Edwards, Robin Usher

    In this book, the authors explore and clarify the nature of postmodernism and provide a detailed introduction to key writers in the field such as Lacan Derrida Foucault Lyotard They examine the impact of this thinking upon contemporary theory and practice of education, concentrating...

    Published October 13th 1994 by Routledge

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