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  • Theorizing Pedagogical Interactionby Hansun Zhang Waring

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Pedagogical interaction can be observed through many different landscapes, such as the graduate seminar, the writing skills center, the after-school literacy program, adult ESL classrooms, and post-observation conferences. By viewing these settings through the lens of conversation analysis, this volume lays the groundwork for three principles of pedagogical... more...

  • Creativity and Democracy in Educationby Jeff Adams; Allan Owens

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The struggle to establish more democratic education pedagogies has a long history in the politics of mainstream education. This book argues for the significance of the creative arts in the establishment of social justice in education, using examples drawn from a selection of contemporary case studies including Japanese applied drama, Palestinian teacher... more...

  • Comparative Inquiry and Educational Policy Makingby Phillips

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Building on an increasingly sophisticated body of research on policy ?borrowing? in education, this collection explores ways in which the foreign example in education has been and is being used by policy makers in a variety of settings, its principal aim being to assess the usefulness of ?foreign? experience in ?home? contexts. more...

  • Literacy in Practiceby Patrick Thomas; Pamela Takayoshi

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    The rise of New Literacy Studies and the shift from studying reading and writing as a technical process to examining situated literacies?what people do with literacy in particular social situations?has focused attention toward understanding the connections between reading and writing practices and the broader social goals and cultural practices... more...

  • Just Who Do We Think We Are?by Claudia Mitchell; Kathleen O'Reilly-Scanlon; Sandra Weber

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    Drawing upon diverse and specific examples of self-study, described here by the practitioners themselves, this unique book formulates a methodological framework for self-study in education. This collection brings together a diverse and international range of self-studies carried out in teacher education, each of which has a different perspective... more...

  • Limitations and Possibilities of Dialogue among Researchers, Policymakers, and Practitionersby Mark B. Ginsburg; Jorge Gorostiaga

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    The chapters in this edited volume raise important issues of the relation between research and its various external "publics". more...

  • The Impact of Comparative Education Research on Institutional Theoryby David P. Baker; Alex Wiseman

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2006; US$ 94.95

    This volume of International Perspectives on Education and Society explores how educational research from a comparative perspective has been instrumental in broadening and testing hypotheses from institutional theory. Institutional theory has also played an increasingly influential role in developing an understanding of education in society. This symbiotic... more...

  • How to Create an Independent Research Programby Melanie Jacobs Krieger

    ASCD 1999; US$ 10.95

    Only a few hundred schools across the United States have research programs. Although some of the schools with programs are magnet schools or highly advantaged schools, many ordinary schools have successful programs. Every school is capable of at least a modest program for those students who want to work on independent research projects. more...

  • Doing Collective Biographyby Bronwyn Davies; Susanne Gannon

    McGraw-Hill Education 2006; US$ 49.00

    Describes how to set up collective biography workshops in which participants examine how discursive structures and power relations have both enabled and limited the conditions of possibility for their lived experience. This book introduces the reader to collective biography, a research methodology for use in education and the social sciences. more...

  • Teaching With Purposeby John Penick; Robin Harris

    National Science Teachers Association 2005; US$ 21.95

    Teaching with Purpose provides a framework for coordinating your unique students and school with your desired educational outcomes and the education research literature. You can use this framework in several aspects of teaching: for planning lessons and units, selecting activities and curriculum, and analyzing your role as teacher. All this is explained... more...