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Rationality, Education and the Social Organization of Knowledege (RLE Edu L)

Rationality, Education and the Social Organization of Knowledege (RLE Edu L)

1st Edition

Chris Jenks
August 26, 2015

The manner in which we variously come to an understanding of our world presents problems for us all, but the unified method by which we ought best to acquire such knowledge represents the particular problem of contemporary education. This important book seeks to explore some of the underlying...

Case Studies in Curriculum Change: Great Britain and the United States

Case Studies in Curriculum Change: Great Britain and the United States

1st Edition

William A Reid, Decker F. Walker
December 15, 2014

One of the educationist’s major concerns today is to find effective ways of translating new goals for the curriculum into classroom practices. American and British contributions analyse curriculum change as it actually occurs, with people, institutions and constraints of time and money acknowledged...

Dependence and Interdependence in Education: International Perspectives

Dependence and Interdependence in Education: International Perspectives

1st Edition

Keith Watson
December 15, 2014

This volume provides an international perspective on educational dependency in considering both theories and actual developments throughout the world. Some less developed countries, in expanding their education systems, have emulated Western academic-style systems and have increased their...

Reconstructing Teacher Education (RLE Edu N)

Reconstructing Teacher Education (RLE Edu N)

1st Edition

John Elliott
December 15, 2014

This book maps out a new paradigm of teacher education and, by implication, professional education generally. The book opens with two alternative theories of teacher education and training and explains the concepts and assumptions on which they rest including beliefs about the nature and role of...

Essays on Political Education

Essays on Political Education

1st Edition

Bernard Crick, Derek Heater
December 15, 2014

In the 1960s and 1970s there was a remarkable development of interest in political education not only in Britain but also in other countries, namely the USA, Germany and Australia. This volume provides scholars and teachers in this field with a picture of British work in the area of political...

English Education and the Radicals (RLE Edu L): 1780-1850

English Education and the Radicals (RLE Edu L): 1780-1850

1st Edition

Harold Silver
December 15, 2014

The radicalism of the period from the 1780s to the mid-nineteenth century represented a harnessing of knowledge in protest against injustices and oppression, a pooling of effort to transform society. In this book the author explores the main strains in working and middle-class radicalism over this...

Individual Development and the Curriculum

Individual Development and the Curriculum

1st Edition

Kieran Egan
December 15, 2014

This book describes four ‘layers’ or stages of education – Mythic, Romantic, Philosophic and Ironic and shows how children at each stage most effectively learn, and how they can be helped towards educational maturity. While drawing on a wide range of philosophical and psychological literature, this...

Marxism and Education (RLE Edu L): A Study of Phenomenological and Marxist Approaches to Education

Marxism and Education (RLE Edu L): A Study of Phenomenological and Marxist Approaches to Education

1st Edition

Madan Sarup
December 15, 2014

This book introduces the student to the various phenomenological and humanistic Marxist perspectives as they are being applied to education and provides an account of the strengths and weaknesses of these perspectives, drawing on a variety of disciplines in order to explain the controversies...

The Russian Tradition in Education

The Russian Tradition in Education

1st Edition

Nicholas Hans
December 15, 2014

This volume describes the Russian tradition in education and in particular the dominant role of Russian nationality. The whole history of Russian education is covered from Peter the Great to Khruschev....

Special Education and Social Interests (RLE Edu M)

Special Education and Social Interests (RLE Edu M)

1st Edition

Len Barton, Sally Tomlinson
December 15, 2014

Until this book was published, most writing on special education was about specific disabilities and how to cope with them. This book, however, considers the broader context, looking at many problems for the wider system that have arisen through integration of special education within it. The book...

Child-Centred Education

Child-Centred Education

1st Edition

Harold Entwistle
December 15, 2014

This volume is a critical study of one of today’s most controversial topics in educational theory, setting the many arguments in perspective and clarifying the issues that arise when attention is focused on the learner. The author examines the problems of individual education, the distinctive...

Bringing Learning to Life: The Learning Revolution, The Economy and the Individual

Bringing Learning to Life: The Learning Revolution, The Economy and the Individual

1st Edition

David C A Bradshaw
December 15, 2014

In an age of intense economic competition and continual change, the ability to learn is a key factor in survival and prosperity. This book examines the changing interaction of the world economy, Britain’s prospects for prosperity, the connections between different kinds of work and the learning...

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