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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 130 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. Digital Technologies in the Lives of Young People

    Edited by Chris Davies, John Coleman, Sonia Livingstone

    This book examines the presence and effects of new technologies in the lives of young people. The rapid pace of change in the development and use of digital technologies, and the likely impact this has on youth, means that the topic has wide implications for educational institutions, theory and...

    Published April 17th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Learning and Research in Virtual Worlds

    Edited by Jeremy Hunsinger, Aleks Krotoski

    Virtual worlds are places where humans interact, and as such they can be environments for research and learning. However, they are complex and mutable in ways that more controlled and traditional environments are not. Although computer-mediated, virtual worlds are multifaceted social systems like...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Approaches to Assessment that Enhance Learning in Higher Education

    Edited by Stylianos Hatzipanagos, Rebecca Rochon

    This book addresses the need to diversify mainstream forms of assessment currently used in Higher Education in order to re-establish the focus on the learning process. Making assessment central to student learning is about returning to what current research emphasises: the primary beneficiary of...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Resourcing Early Learners

    New Networks, New Actors

    By Sue Nichols, Jennifer Rowsell, Helen Nixon, Sophia Rainbird

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    The landscape of early childhood education and care is changing. Governments world-wide are assuming increasing authority in relation to child-rearing in the years before school entry, beyond the traditional role in assisting parents to do the best they can by their children. As part of a social...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Aspects of Learning (RLE Edu O)

    By Brian O'Connell

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    The time has passed when learning was identified purely as a process involving the ability to store and recall knowledge and facts, and the competence to produce them when required. These abilities still seriously concern the potential teacher and this book duly examines them, but the ‘whys’ and...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Observing Children in the Primary Classroom (RLE Edu O)

    All In A Day

    By Richard Mills

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    In a sequence of observations of six children aged 5-11 in six different state schools this book offers a slice of classroom life, a microcosm of the educational scene. Since the book was first written there have been many changes in the curriculum, structure, governance and funding of British...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Preventing Classroom Disruption (RLE Edu O)

    Policy, Practice and Evaluation in Urban Schools

    By David Coulby, Tim Harper

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Education

    There has always been considerable debate about the best solutions to deal with disruptive behaviour in schools. On the one hand is the strategy of segregating disruptive pupils while on the other is a commitment to keeping such pupils in the ordinary school. This book advocates the latter...

    Published March 24th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Adolescent Literacies in a Multicultural Context

    Edited by Alister Cumming

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book presents results from a four-year project addressing the central question: What factors, challenges, and contexts contribute to and constrain literacy achievement among at-risk adolescent learners with culturally diverse backgrounds? Researchers consider the importance of several,...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy

    Recognition, Resources, and Access

    Edited by Arlene Archer, Denise Newfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book brings together social semiotics, cultural studies, multiliteracies, and other approaches in order to theorize very different learning environments, giving visibility to the modal effect in a range of disciplines. It highlights the ideological nature of discursive practices, examines...

    Published March 16th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Cooperative Learning in Physical Education

    A research based approach

    Edited by Ben Dyson, Ashley Casey

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    Cooperative Learning is a dynamic instructional model that can teach diverse content to students at different grade levels, with students working together in small, structured, heterogeneous groups to master subject content. It has a strong research tradition, is used frequently as a professional...

    Published March 13th 2014 by Routledge