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- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 146.01
Education and educational research, according to the current fashion, are supposed to be concerned with ?what works?, to the exclusion of all other considerations. All over the world, and particularly in the English-speaking countries, governments look for means of improving ?student achievement? as measured by standardized test scores. Although such... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00
PAUL SMEYERS AND MARC DEPAEPE THE FRAMEWORK OF THE COLLABORATIVE PROJECT This is the third book that resulted from the close collaboration within the Research Community ?Philosophy and History of the Discipline of Education: Evaluation and Evolution of the Criteria for Educational Research?, established by the Research Foun- 1 dation Flanders, Belgium... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
This provocative book brings together social problems, philosophy and history of education in a unique way. The editors use ?Educationalization? to identify the trend toward thinking about education as the focal point for addressing larger human problems. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00
This book focuses on the language of educational research as well as on the language of education. It conceives both as social practices and investigates how rhetoric plays a part in the complex process of historically situated argumentation. The book aims to answer such questions as: 'What is the nature of the arguments and the kinds of sources... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 209.00
The book explores factors that have made educational researchers dependent on statistics, and examines their use in such areas as the maltreatment of children, European citizenship, well-being and happiness, illegal migrants, and university expansion. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00
Challenging the hegemony of psychology as the interpretive paradigm for human relations, this book revisits such assumptions as psychology?s image as scientific discipline, and offers a definition of childhood education that admits the value of the humanities. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 101.08
This collection discusses and illustrates how educational research is affected by the economic, institutional and physical contingencies of its time, and in our time even increasingly is driven by them. It is argued that the antidote to this is, however, not to aspire to ?thought itself?, but instead to do justice to its own rootedness in the ?material?,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 99.99
This collection addresses concepts and theories of change, contexts and functions of reform discourses, and fields of change in educational research. It examines a wide variety of issues such as girls? education in France, educational neuroscience, the professionalization in Child Protection, and mathematics discourses. It pays attention to the pervasiveness... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 159.00
This book maps links between educational theory and research, and the geographical and physical spaces in which teaching is practiced. Traces the effects of ?space? on educational practice in the classroom, in institutions, and in the discipline of education. more...