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  1. Critical Realist Activity Theory

    An engagement with critical realism and cultural-historical activity theory

    By Iskra Nunez

    Series: New Studies in Critical Realism and Education (Routledge Critical Realism)

    Critical Realist Activity Theory provides an exciting new contribution to the New Studies in Critical Realism and Education series by showing how the nature of learning is tantamount to the critical realist notion of the dialectic. The science of learning is too important to leave solely to the...

    Published May 22nd 2015 by Routledge

  2. Motivating Writers in Class

    Theory and Interventions

    Edited by Bruce Saddler

    Writing is a very complex process that is difficult to teach, learn, and research. Although many students struggle with writing, composing often presents major challenges for students with disabilities. One area of written expression that presents particular difficulties for students with...

    Published May 15th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Principles for Effective Pedagogy

    International Responses to Evidence from the UK Teaching & Learning Research Programme

    Edited by Mary James, Andrew Pollard

    The UK Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) worked for ten years to improve outcomes for learners in schools and other sectors through high quality research. One outcome of individual projects and across-Programme thematic work was the development of ten ‘evidence-informed’ principles...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Working-Class Minority Students' Routes to Higher Education

    By Roberta Espinoza

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    While stories of working-class and minority students overcoming obstacles to attend and graduate from college tend to emphasize the individualistic and meritocratic aspect, this book - based in extensive empirical study of American high school classrooms, and in theories of social and cultural...

    Published March 5th 2015 by Routledge

  5. 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 March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Making a Difference in Theory

    The theory question in education and the education question in theory

    Edited by Gert Biesta, Julie Allan, Richard Edwards

    Series: Theorizing Education

    Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Reading Bernstein, Researching Bernstein

    Edited by Brian Davies, Ana Morais

    Basil Bernstein is arguably one of the most important educational theorists of the late 20th century. Whilst most academics and students in sociology of education know of Bernstein, few can claim to fully understand the scope and power of his work, which simply cannot be matched by any of his...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Pedagogies, Physical Culture, and Visual Methods

    Edited by Laura Azzarito, David Kirk

    Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport

    To understand and more creatively capture the social world, visual methods have increasingly become used by researchers in the social sciences and education. However, despite the rapid development of visual-based knowledge, and despite the obvious links between human movement and visual forms of...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Aims of Education

    Edited by Roger Marples

    Here international philosophers of education explore and question diverse strains of the liberal tradition, discussing not only autonomy but other key issues such as:* social justice* national identity* curriculum* critical thinking* social practices.The contributors write from a variety of...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Towards a Theory of Schooling (Routledge Revivals)

    By David Hamilton

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, Towards a Theory of Schooling explores and debates the relationship between school and society. It examines the form and function of one of humankind’s most important social institutions, following the cutting edge of pedagogic innovation from mainland Europe through the...

    Published November 13th 2014 by Routledge

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