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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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11-20 of 139 results in Routledge Research in Education
  1. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 10th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 11th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Rethinking School Bullying

    Dominance, Identity and School Culture

    By Ronald B. Jacobson

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes a new angle on a much-studied phenomenon, focusing on the role of domination and identity construction, understanding and self-knowledge, moral transformation and the social community, systems of training and hierarchy used by schooling, and the role they play in...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study

    By Maria Leedham

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Change

    A transdisciplinary approach to researching lives

    Edited by Hazel Reid, Linden West

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In this volume, academics and researchers across disciplines including education, psychology and health studies come together to discuss personal, political and professional narratives of struggle, resilience and hope. Contributors draw from a rich body of auto/biographical research to examine the...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge