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  1. The Irish Education Experiment

    The National System of Education in the Nineteenth Century

    By Donald H. Akenson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume focuses on the creation, structure and evolution of the Irish national system of education. It illustrates how the system was shaped by the religious, social and political realities of nineteenth century Ireland and discusses the effects that the system had upon the Irish nation: namely...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K)

    An Introduction

    By Harry Schofield

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    There are many students who find philosophy of education difficult, because they have never received teaching in the basic essentials of general philosophy. This book begins by asking the basic question ‘what is philosophy?’ and examines a number of possible answers. Step by step the reader is...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Education for Peace (RLE Edu K)

    By Herbert Read

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book deals with the everlasting problem of war and peace. In it, the author argues that mankind must be predisposed for peace by the right kind of education and he discusses how to devise methods of education which will prevent war....

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Rationality of Feeling (RLE Edu K)

    Learning From the Arts

    By David Best

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume emphasizes the necessity for arts teachers to nurture the personal development of their students by expanding their artistic understanding and creativity. In aiming to provide a broader understanding for the effective teaching of the arts, the author provides powerful reasons for seeing...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Classroom Language: What Sort (RLE Edu O)

    By Jill Richards

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The acquisition and use of language are just as vital to children’s learning when the newer classroom methods are being employed as ever they were when the more traditional approaches were being used. Child centred learning has increasingly influenced language use and language work in the classroom...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Classroom Environment (RLE Edu O)

    By Barry J Fraser

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The increasing impact of performance based judgments on schools and teachers in the classroom has its critics and supporters. Some oppose the trend and seek to deny the importance of quantitative measures. Others have sought to find ways of implementing educational measurement constructively and...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Arts in the Primary School

    By Rod Taylor, Glennis Andrews

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Firmly based on the authors’ personal experience, this book tackles a wide range of issues relating to the teaching of the arts in the primary school. The authors illustrate how primary children of all ages can be educated to both know about and to practice all the major art forms, and how a school...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. How Different From Us

    A Biography of Miss Buss and Miss Beale

    By Josephine Kamm

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Frances Mary Buss, who began her teaching career at fourteen, was only twenty-three when she founded the North London Collegiate School, the forerunner and model of Girls’ High Schools throughout the country. Her friend Dorothea Beale was for nearly fifty years Principal of Cheltenham Ladies...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Cognitive Science

    Contributions to Educational Practice

    Edited by Marlin L Languis, James J Buffer, Daniel Martin, Paul J Naour

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume brings together theory, research and development in cognitive neuro-science. It investigates the neural processes involved in cognition and learning, using developments in computer technology to study the brain in action and other topographic brain mapping. Electrical activity patterns...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Power & Authority in British Universities

    By Graeme Moodie, Rowland Eustace

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In facing the question ‘who runs the universities’, the authors have carried out over a period of years an extensive programme of interviews, both formal and informal, as well as a detailed study of documents. Their findings are written up in the language of politics – in terms of power, authority,...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge