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  1. Curriculum, Personal Narrative and the Social Future

    By Ivor F. Goodson

    Recent writing on education and social change, and a growing number of new governmental initiatives across Western societies have proceeded in denial or ignorance of the personal missions and biographical trajectories of key public sector personnel. This book stems from an underpinning belief that...

    Published May 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Developing School Leaders

    An International Perspective

    Edited by Mark Brundrett, Megan Crawford

    Many countries face a crisis in recruitment to the most senior positions in schools at a time when arguments rage about the best way to develop our school leaders. Focusing on leadership development in ten diverse cultural contexts, this book brings together some of the most senior...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Future of Assessment

    Shaping Teaching and Learning

    Edited by Carol Anne Dwyer

    @text:This volume stems from the 2003 Educational Testing Service Invitational Conference that convened leading scholars and practitioners from education, psychology, economics, statistics and public policy to discuss the important topic of measurement and accountability. The chapters cover...

    Published May 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 7th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 28th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Confucius and Crisis in American Universities

    Culture, Capital, and Diplomacy in U.S. Public Higher Education

    By Amy Stambach

    Series: Education in Global Context

    China’s investment in U.S. higher education has raised considerable debate, but little research has been directed to the manner in which this investment unfolds and takes shape on the ground in local contexts. Confucius and Crisis in American Universities fills this gap by closely investigating how...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Transformative Change and Real Utopias in Early Childhood Education

    A story of democracy, experimentation and potentiality

    By Peter Moss

    Series: Contesting Early Childhood

    Early childhood education and care is a major policy issue for national governments and international organisations. This book contests two stories, both infused by neoliberal thinking, that dominate early childhood policy making today - ‘the story of quality and high returns’ and ‘the story of...

    Published April 16th 2014 by Routledge