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Routledge Research in Education

This series aims to present the latest research from right across the field of education. It is not confined to any particular area or school of thought and seeks to provide coverage of a broad range of topics, theories and issues from around the world.

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1-10 of 133 results in Routledge Research in Education
  1. Arts-based and Contemplative Practices in Research and Teaching

    Honoring Presence

    Edited by Susan Walsh, Barbara Bickel, Carl Leggo

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This volume presents a scholarly investigation of the ways educators engage in artistic and contemplative practices – and why this matters in education. Arts-based learning and inquiry can function as a powerful catalyst for change by allowing spiritual practices to be present within educational...

    Published November 19th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Interrogating Critical Pedagogy

    The Voices of Educators of Color in the Movement

    Edited by Pierre Wilbert Orelus, Rochelle Brock

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Educators, teacher practitioners, and social activists have successfully used critical pedagogy as a tool to help marginalized students develop awareness and seek alternative solutions to their poor educational and socioeconomic situations. However, this theory is often criticized as being mostly...

    Published November 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Mainstreams, Margins and the Spaces In-between

    New possibilities for education research

    Edited by Karen Trimmer, Ali Black, Stewart Riddle

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book explores the complexities of investigating minorities, majorities, boundaries and borders, and the experiences of researchers who choose to work in these spaces. It engages with issues of ethics, disclosure and representation, and contends with and seeks to contribute to emerging debates...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 9/11 and Collective Memory in US Classrooms

    Teaching About Terror

    By Cheryl Lynn Duckworth

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    While current literature stresses the importance of teaching about the 9/11 attacks on the US, many questions remain as to what teachers are actually teaching in their own classrooms. Few studies address how teachers are using of all of this advice and curriculum, what sorts of activities they are...

    Published November 10th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Age of STEM

    Educational policy and practice across the world in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

    Edited by Brigid Freeman, Simon Marginson, Russell Tytler

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Across the world STEM (learning and work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) has taken central importance in education and the economy in a way that few other disciplines have. STEM competence has become seen as key to higher productivity, technological adaptation and...

    Published October 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Organizational Citizenship Behavior in Schools

    Examining the impact and opportunities within educational systems

    By Anit Somech, Izhar Oplatka

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book extends our understanding of the attitudes and behaviors of teachers who improve their schools consistently and considerably. It sets out to critically analyze and examine organizational citizenship behaviors (OCB) in schools from a contextual perspective and to display the uniqueness of...

    Published October 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Refugee Women, Representation and Education

    Creating a discourse of self-authorship and potential

    By Melinda McPherson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Even with increased attention to refugee women’s issues in the late 20th century, post-colonial discourses have nurtured limiting representations of refugee women, predominantly as subjects of charity and as victims. Adding to a growing body of work in the field, the author challenges this...

    Published October 6th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Lesson Study

    Professional learning for our time

    Edited by Peter Dudley

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book introduces readers to the development of Lesson Study (LS) in the UK, making historical connections to the growth of Lesson Study in Japan, East Asia, the US and Europe. It explains how to conduct LS in schools and educational institutions, providing examples of compelling, externally...

    Published September 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. African Americans and Homeschooling

    Motivations, Opportunities and Challenges

    By Ama Mazama, Garvey Musumunu

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Despite greater access to formal education, both disadvantaged and middle-class black students continue to struggle academically, causing a growing number of black parents to turn to homeschooling. This book is an in-depth exploration of the motivations behind black parents’ decision to educate...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Teacher Development in Higher Education

    Existing Programs, Program Impact, and Future Trends

    Edited by Eszter Simon, Gabriela Pleschová

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Concerns about the quality of teaching and learning in higher education have given rise to teacher development programs and centers around the world. This book investigates the challenges and complexities of creating instructional development programs for present and future academics. Using case...

    Published September 10th 2014 by Routledge