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  1. Necessary Conditions of Learning

    By Ference Marton

    Necessary Conditions of Learning presents a research approach (phenomenography) and a theory (the variation theory of learning) introduced and developed by Ference Marton and taken up by his wide and varied following around the world—together with their practical applications in educational...

    Published July 9th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Virtual Literacies

    Interactive Spaces for Children and Young People

    Edited by Guy Merchant, Julia Gillen, Jackie Marsh, Julia Davies

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The growth of interest in virtual worlds and other online spaces for children and young people raises important issues for literacy educators and researchers. This book is a timely and much-needed collection of current research in the area. It provides a synthesis of knowledge and understanding and...

    Published July 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Vernaculars in the Classroom

    Paradoxes, Pedagogy, Possibilities

    By Shondel Nero, Dohra Ahmad

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book draws on applied linguistics and literary studies to offer concrete means of engaging with vernacular language and literature in secondary and college classrooms. The authors embrace a language-as-resource orientation, countering the popular narrative of vernaculars as problems in schools...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Literacy, Play and Globalization

    Converging Imaginaries in Children's Critical and Cultural Performances

    By Carmen L. Medina, Karen E. Wohlwend

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book takes on current perspectives on children’s relationships to literacy, media, childhood, markets and transtionalism in converging global worlds. It introduces the idea of multi-sited imaginaries to explain how children’s media and literacy performances shape and are shaped by shared...

    Published May 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Systems of Reason and the Politics of Schooling

    School Reform and Sciences of Education in the Tradition of Thomas S. Popkewitz

    Edited by Miguel Pereyra, Barry Franklin

    Series: Routledge International Studies in the Philosophy of Education

    The 1980s were an important decade for educational inquiry. It was the moment of the “linguistic turn,” with its emphasis on the role of language as a constructor of reality, a structuring agent for institutions such as schools, and a medium for translating knowledge into elements of power for...

    Published April 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Ethics and Academic Freedom in Educational Research

    Edited by Pat Sikes, Heather Piper

    Formal ethical review of research proposals is now almost the default requirement for all – staff and students – planning research under the auspices of colleges and universities in many parts of the world. With notable exceptions, the extant literature discussing educational research ethics takes...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Refocusing the Self in Higher Education

    A Phenomenological Perspective

    By Glen Sherman

    Series: Routledge Research in Higher Education

    In higher education literature, theories of learning and development have largely been adapted from psychology to the exclusion of basic insights from philosophy. This volume addresses the gaps in higher education’s theoretical base created by this inattention to philosophy and reflects...

    Published April 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. Neoliberalism, Pedagogy and Human Development

    Exploring Time, Mediation and Collectivity in Contemporary Schools

    By Michalis Kontopodis

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    In most Western developed countries, adult life is increasingly organized on the basis of short-term work contracts and reduced social security funds. In this context it seems that producing efficient job-seekers and employees becomes the main aim of educational programs for the next generation....

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge