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  1. Digital Technology and the Contemporary University

    Degrees of digitization

    By Neil Selwyn

    Series: Research into Higher Education

    Digital Technology and the Contemporary University examines the often messy realities of higher education in the ‘digital age’. Drawing on a variety of theoretical and empirical perspectives, the book explores the intimate links between digital technology and wider shifts within contemporary...

    Published May 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Ethnographies of Science Education

    Situated Practices of Science Learning for Social/Political Transformation

    Edited by Carol B Brandt, Heidi Carlone

    Researchers who conduct ethnography in science education tend to have a deep commitment for transforming science to improve the lives of people in underserved communities. This edited volume explores how contemporary ethnographers in science education bring to light the local production of...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices

    Voices and Images from Five Countries in Asia

    By Amita Gupta

    Diverse Early Childhood Education Policies and Practices explores issues in early childhood education and teacher preparation in five Asian countries: India, Singapore, China, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives. Some observed classrooms in these countries reflect influences that are simultaneously...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Children's Voices: Studies of interethnic conflict and violence in European schools

    Edited by Mateja Sedmak, Zorana Medarić, Sarah Walker

    Series: Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

    How are the processes of increasing ethnic and racial diversity reflected in European schools? How do children and educators experience and perceive interethnic relations in schools? This book examines the issues of interethnic coexistence, the management of ethnic diversity, xenophobic and racial...

    Published April 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Rethinking Value-Added Models in Education

    Critical Perspectives on Tests and Assessment-Based Accountability

    By Audrey Amrein-Beardsley

    Since passage of the of No Child Left Behind Act in 2001, academic researchers, econometricians, and statisticians have been exploring various analytical methods of documenting students‘ academic progress over time. Known as value-added models (VAMs), these methods are meant to measure the value a...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Test Fraud

    Statistical Detection and Methodology

    Edited by Neal Kingston, Amy Clark

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    There has been an increase in awareness (and perhaps occurrence) of individual and organized cheating on tests. Recent reports of widespread problems with state student accountability tests and teacher certification testing have raised questions about the very validity of assessment programs. While...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Social Efficiency and Instrumentalism in Education

    Critical Essays in Ontology, Phenomenology, and Philosophical Hermeneutics

    By James M. Magrini

    Series: Studies in Curriculum Theory Series

    Distinct among contemporary philosophical studies focused on education, this book engages the history of phenomenological thought as it moves from philosophy proper (the European phenomenological-hermeneutic tradition) through curriculum studies. It thus presents the "best of both worlds" for the...

    Published April 27th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Digital Technologies in the Lives of Young People

    Edited by Chris Davies, John Coleman, Sonia Livingstone

    This book examines the presence and effects of new technologies in the lives of young people. The rapid pace of change in the development and use of digital technologies, and the likely impact this has on youth, means that the topic has wide implications for educational institutions, theory and...

    Published April 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Knowledge, Expertise and the Professions

    Edited by Michael Young, Johan Muller

    It has long been recognised that specialised knowledge is at the core of what distinguishes professions from other occupations. The privileged status of professions in most countries, however, together with their claims to autonomy and access to specialised knowledge, is being increasingly...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education Flashpoints

    Fighting for America’s Schools

    By Alan J. Singer

    Drawing on his widely read Huffington Post columns—rated one of the top educational blogs in the United States—Alan Singer introduces readers to contemporary issues in education in the United States. The issues are presented with a point of view and an edge intended to promote widespread classroom...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge