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  1. Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching

    Communities, Activites and Networks

    Edited by Richard Edwards, Gert Biesta, Mary Thorpe

    Now that learning is seen as lifelong and lifewide, what specifically makes a learning context? What are the resultant consequences for teaching practices when working in specific contexts? Drawing upon a variety of academic disciplines, Rethinking Contexts for Learning and Teaching explores some...

    Published February 6th 2009 by Routledge

  2. School Leadership - Heads on the Block?

    By Pat Thomson

    Most teachers become heads for idealistic reasons, wanting to make a difference to the lives of children and young people. Yet serving heads suggest the job is getting harder, talking openly about stress and leaving the job. Many teachers now see headship as a risky business, and succession...

    Published February 2nd 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Curriculum Studies Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by David J. Flinders, Stephen J. Thornton, David J. Flinders, Stephen J. Thornton

    In this much-anticipated third edition of the best-selling anthology, David J. Flinders and Stephen J. Thornton once again bring together the best scholarship in curriculum studies. From John Dewey’s nineteenth-century creed to Nel Noddings’ twenty-first century aims, this thoughtful combination of...

    Published January 16th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Philosophy of Education

    The Essential Texts

    Edited by Steven M. Cahn

    Philosophy of education is a study both of the aims of education and the most appropriate means of achieving those aims. This volume contains substantial selections from those works widely regarded as central to the development of the field. These are the "essential texts" that lay the...

    Published January 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Qualitative Research

    Challenging the Orthodoxies in Standard Academic Discourse(s)

    Edited by Sandra G. Kouritzin, Nathalie A.C. Piquemal, Renee Norman

    Series: Inquiry and Pedagogy Across Diverse Contexts Series

    "I commend and celebrate the editors and authors for a remarkable book that engages the reader’s imagination, heart, mind, spirit, and body. Out of creative and courageous commitments to challenging orthodoxies by living and writing research that is personal, political, and poetic, these scholars...

    Published December 22nd 2008 by Routledge

  6. Handbook of Social Justice in Education

    Edited by William Ayers, Therese M. Quinn, David Stovall

    The Handbook of Social Justice in Education, a comprehensive and up-to-date review of the field, addresses, from multiple perspectives, education theory, research, and practice in historical and ideological context, with an emphasis on social movements for justice. Each of the nine sections...

    Published December 17th 2008 by Routledge

  7. Contemporary Theories of Learning

    Learning Theorists … In Their Own Words

    Edited by Knud Illeris

    In this definitive collection of today’s most influential learning theorists, sixteen world-renowned experts present their understanding of what learning is and how human learning takes place. Professor Knud Illeris has collected chapters that explain both the complex frameworks in which learning...

    Published December 8th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum

    4th Edition

    By Colin J Marsh

    Series: Teachers' Library

    Key Concepts for Understanding Curriculum is an invaluable guide for all involved in curriculum matters. Now fully updated, this revised and enlarged fourth edition provides not only a solid grounding in the subject but also covers the latest trends and issues affecting the field. Written in...

    Published December 5th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Generalizing from Educational Research

    Beyond Qualitative and Quantitative Polarization

    Edited by Kadriye Ercikan, Wolff-Michael Roth

    "This book frames the major challenge facing educational researchers as one of going beyond the mindless qualitative-quantitative divide and addressing the overarching/fundamental challenge of enriching and enlarging educational inquiry. It is a signature contribution to the field." - Clifton F....

    Published December 3rd 2008 by Routledge

  10. Political Correctness and Higher Education

    British and American Perspectives

    By John Lea

    How many times have you heard the phrase: `it’s all political correctness gone mad!’ Do you ever wonder whether colleges and universities are really awash with trivial concerns about the use of language or whether they are actually trying to address serious concerns about discrimination and...

    Published November 20th 2008 by Routledge