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New and Published Books

  1. Style Differences in Cognition, Learning, and Management

    Theory, Research, and Practice

    Edited by Stephen Rayner, Eva Cools

    This book aims to mark fifteen years of contributions to the field of style research in cognition and learning presented at the annual conference of the European Learning Styles Information Network. The style field is a multidisciplinary, global community made up of researchers in several domains...

    Published February 26th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Knowledge and Knowers

    Towards a realist sociology of education

    By Karl Maton

    We live in ‘knowledge societies’ and work in ‘knowledge economies’, but accounts of social change treat knowledge as homogeneous and neutral. While knowledge should be central to educational research, it focuses on processes of knowing and condemns studies of knowledge as essentialist. This book...

    Published February 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Informal and Incidental Learning in the Workplace (Routledge Revivals)

    By Victoria J. Marsick, Karen Watkins

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Today, rapid change is a constant challenge in the workplace, and thousands of individuals need to be involved in continuous learning. Traditional training approaches, however, do not emphasise informal and incidental learning. Furthermore, since informal learning us seldom designed, learning...

    Published February 12th 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Adult Learner

    The definitive classic in adult education and human resource development, 8th Edition

    By Malcolm S. Knowles, Elwood F. Holton III, Richard A. Swanson

    How do you tailor education to the learning needs of adults? Do they learn differently from children? How does their life experience inform their learning processes? These were the questions at the heart of Malcolm Knowles’s pioneering theory of andragogy which transformed education theory in the...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Understanding Student Learning (Routledge Revivals)

    By Noel Entwistle, Paul Ramsden

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, Understanding Student Learning provides an in-depth analysis of students’ learning methods in higher education, at the time. It examines the extent to which these learning methods reflected the teaching, assessment and individual personalities of the students involved. The...

    Published February 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Creativity: A Crtitical Realist Perspective

    By Lee Martin

    Series: Ontological Explorations (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Creativity: A Critical Realist Perspective challenges conventional wisdom on how we define and understand the emergence of creativity. Enhancing creativity is increasingly being suggested as critical to resolving 21st century challenges such as climate change, population growth and enabling...

    Published December 29th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Quality of Pupil Learning Experiences (RLE Edu O)

    By Neville Bennett, Charles Desforges, Anne Cockburn, Betty Wilkinson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Very little is known about the quality of the learning experiences provided for pupils. This book contains the results of a major research project, conducted in a sample of English primary schools, in which particular attention was paid to the tasks children were assigned, to the degree of match...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Dissemination of Innovation (RLE Edu O)

    The Humanities Curriculum Project

    By Jean Rudduck

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This volume of topical working papers makes available to teachers and to others information intended to stimulate discussion so that all educators may bring their judgement and experience to bear on the concerns of the School Council and contribute to its work. The papers describe plans for...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Learning, Problem Solving, and Mindtools

    Essays in Honor of David H. Jonassen

    Edited by J. Michael Spector, Barbara B Lockee, Sharon Smaldino, Mary Herring

    Published December 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Education, Nature, and Society

    By Stephen Gough

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Environmental issues continue to divide opinion, sometimes in extreme ways. Almost everyone agrees that education has a role to play in ensuring the future of humanity on Earth. Some think we should all learn to leave a minimal environmental footprint; others argue that education should promote...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge