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  1. Professional Education, Capabilities and the Public Good

    The role of universities in promoting human development

    By Melanie Walker, Monica McLean

    Series: Education, Poverty and International Development

    This book innovatively explores how universities might be engines of reform and be directed towards social change. Using rich case studies drawn from South African research, the book comprehensively provides a myriad of new perspectives on what constitutes a set of appropriate public-good...

    Published June 9th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Hidden Role of Software in Educational Research

    Policy to Practice

    By Tom Liam Lynch

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Educational research often discounts the uniqueness and ubiquity of software and the hidden political, economic and epistemological ways it impacts teaching and learning in K-12 settings. Drawing on theories and methodologies from English education, critical discourse analysis, multimodal semiotics...

    Published June 4th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Multimodal Analysis in Academic Settings

    From Research to Teaching

    Edited by Belinda Crawford Camiciottoli, Inmaculada Fortanet-Gómez

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This volume presents innovative research on the multimodal dimension of discourse specific to academic settings, with a particular focus on the interaction between the verbal and non-verbal in constructing meaning. Contributions by experienced and emerging researchers provide in-depth analyses in...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Skills

    Thinking, Feeling, and Caring

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    It is widely agreed that education should involve the development of understanding, critical thinking, imagination, and emotions. However, this book, first published in 1990, argues that our views to these key concepts are confused and inaccurate, and therefore what we do in schools is generally...

    Published June 3rd 2015 by Routledge

  5. Research and Debate in Primary Geography

    Edited by Simon Catling

    This book brings together recent papers which make important contributions to understanding and developing primary geography. It considers primary teachers’ and trainee teachers’ knowledge of geography; how the primary curriculum uses geography; teachers’ planning of geography teaching; the way in...

    Published June 1st 2015 by Routledge

  6. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School Systems

    Between the National and the Global

    Edited by Daniel Tröhler, Thomas Lenz

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    As contemporary education becomes increasingly tied to global economic power, national school systems attempting to influence one another inevitably confront significant tensions caused by differences in heritage, politics, and formal structures. Trajectories in the Development of Modern School...

    Published May 27th 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Changing Face of Special Educational Needs

    Impact and implications for SENCOs, teachers and their schools, 2nd Edition

    By Alison Ekins

    Fully revised with the requirements of the 2014 new SEN Code of Practice, this second edition of The Changing Face of Special Educational Needs shows teachers, SENCOs and students in teacher training how to respond to the rapidly changing context of special education. This highly practical and...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Direct Democracy in the United States

    Petitioners as a Reflection of Society

    Edited by Shauna Reilly, Ryan M. Yonk

    Series: Routledge Research in American Politics and Governance

    The increased use of direct democracy measures across the United States has brought attention to the individual petitioner however their motivations and goals continue to be an enigma. Drawing on behavioral, historical and legal analysis to provide a more concrete depiction of these individuals,...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. A Critical Study of Thailand’s Higher Education Reforms

    The culture of borrowing

    By Rattana Lao

    Series: Routledge Critical Studies in Asian Education

    This book offers a critical examination of contemporary higher education reforms in Thailand situated in the broader historical, socio-economic and political changes. Through a qualitative case study with three methods of inquiry, this book explores why different 'global education policies' such...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  10. World Education Research Yearbook 2015

    Edited by Lori Diane Hill, Felice J. Levine

    Series: World Education Research Yearbook

    The World Education Research Association (WERA) is an association of major national, regional, and international specialty research associations dedicated to advancing education research as a scientific and scholarly field. WERA undertakes initiatives that are global in nature and thus transcend...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge