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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 136 new and published books in the subject of Theories of Learning — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. The Beginning of Politics

    Youthful Political Agency in Everyday Life

    Edited by Kirsi Pauliina Kallio, Jouni Hakli

    The conventional wisdom according to which children’s lives should be safe from adult concerns tends to situate them categorically outside the political. Thus understood, children become political agents when they reach maturity and eligibility to formal participation. Alternatively, political...

    Published September 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Powers of Literacy (RLE Edu I)

    A Genre Approach to Teaching Writing

    Edited by Bill Cope, Mary Kalantzis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Literacy remains a contentious and polarized educational, media and political issue. What has emerged from the continuing debate is a recognition that literacy in education is allied closely with matters of language and culture, ideology and discourse, knowledge and power. Drawing perspectives...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Awareness Matters

    Language, Culture, Literacy

    Edited by Claudia Finkbeiner, Agneta M.-L.Svalberg

    This collection argues that being aware of and reflecting on language form and language use is a powerful tool, not only in language learning, but also in wider society. It adopts an interdisciplinary stance: one chapter argues the need for Language Awareness in business contexts, while another...

    Published July 31st 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Enquiring Tutor (RLE Edu O)

    Exploring The Process of Professional Learning

    By Stephen Rowland

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Stephen Rowland explores the relationship between the turor (or facilitator) and the professional worker on post-experience professional courses. His emphasis in on the processes of reflection and enquiry in professional learning and is not content specific. Drawing upon his experience as a course...

    Published July 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. Applied Linguists Needed

    Cross-disciplinary Networking in Endangered Language Contexts

    Edited by Lida Cope

    It is a fact that the world’s languages are dying at an alarming rate. This comprehensive volume aspires to raise awareness among applied linguists and language practitioners about the needs and concerns of endangered language communities. It suggests that the way forward lies in building language...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Learning in Landscapes of Practice

    Boundaries, identity, and knowledgeability in practice-based learning

    Edited by Etienne Wenger-Trayner, Mark Fenton-O'Creevy, Steven Hutchinson, Chris Kubiak, Beverly Wenger-Trayner

    If the body of knowledge of a profession is a living landscape of practice, then our personal experience of learning can be thought of as a journey through this landscape. Within Learning in Landscapes of Practice, this metaphor is further developed in order to start an important conversation about...

    Published June 21st 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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

  9. Rebirth of Rhetoric

    Edited by Richard Andrews

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    Rebirth of Rhetoric brings together contributions from several fields to provide a forum in which a unifying theory for language and literature studies can be debated.The book does not aim to resurrect classical Renaissance rhetoric, but to remake it within a contemporary context. The context of...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Beyond Initial Reading (RLE Edu I)

    By John Potts

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    This book sets out a clear and logical framework for the teaching of reading throughout different age groups, whereby systematic progression can be developed within a structured framework. A detailed set of recommendations are offered and are both illustrated and justified, for the teacher to...

    Published June 9th 2014 by Routledge