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  1. Improving Testing For English Language Learners

    By Rebecca Kopriva

    More than any book to date, this one provides a comprehensive approach to designing, building, implementing and interpreting test results that validly measure the academic achievement of English language learners. It scaffolds the entire process of test development and implementation and discusses...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Case Studies in Curriculum Change

    Great Britain and the United States

    Edited by William A Reid, Decker F. Walker

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    One of the educationist’s major concerns today is to find effective ways of translating new goals for the curriculum into classroom practices. American and British contributions analyse curriculum change as it actually occurs, with people, institutions and constraints of time and money acknowledged...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Dependence and Interdependence in Education

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Keith Watson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume provides an international perspective on educational dependency in considering both theories and actual developments throughout the world. Some less developed countries, in expanding their education systems, have emulated Western academic-style systems and have increased their...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Theory and Practice of Curriculum Studies

    By Denis Lawton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book deals with curriculum issues and problems, and one of its aims is to help practising teachers to clarify their own theory and practice in relation to the curriculum. The contributors look at three popular theories or sets of assumptions held by teachers: the child-centred view of...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Essays on Political Education

    By Bernard Crick, Derek Heater

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In the 1960s and 1970s there was a remarkable development of interest in political education not only in Britain but also in other countries, namely the USA, Germany and Australia. This volume provides scholars and teachers in this field with a picture of British work in the area of political...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Individual Development and the Curriculum

    By Kieran Egan

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book describes four ‘layers’ or stages of education – Mythic, Romantic, Philosophic and Ironic and shows how children at each stage most effectively learn, and how they can be helped towards educational maturity. While drawing on a wide range of philosophical and psychological literature, this...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Child-Centred Education

    By Harold Entwistle

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume is a critical study of one of today’s most controversial topics in educational theory, setting the many arguments in perspective and clarifying the issues that arise when attention is focused on the learner. The author examines the problems of individual education, the distinctive...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Bringing Learning to Life

    The Learning Revolution, The Economy and the Individual

    By David C A Bradshaw

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In an age of intense economic competition and continual change, the ability to learn is a key factor in survival and prosperity. This book examines the changing interaction of the world economy, Britain’s prospects for prosperity, the connections between different kinds of work and the learning...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Defining The Curriculum

    Histories and Ethnographies

    Edited by Ivor F. Goodson, Stephen J Ball

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book explores some of the major processes involved in the definition of school subject knowledge. Using historical ethnographic methods, the contributors to the collection highlight and examine some of the factors involved at national, institutional and classroom levels in the making of school...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Regenerating the Curriculum

    By Maurice Holt

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Since the ‘Great Debate’ on education was launched in 1976, the need to bring greater coherence to the secondary curriculum has been generally recognized but to be effective, a new curriculum design must be implemented, and the process of planned educational change must be understood. Regenerating...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge