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  • Handbook of Arts-Based Researchby Patricia Leavy

    Guilford Publications 2017; US$ 75.00

    Bringing together interdisciplinary leaders in methodology and arts-based research (ABR), this comprehensive handbook explores the synergies between artistic and research practices and addresses issues in designing, implementing, evaluating, and publishing ABR studies. Coverage includes the full range of ABR genres, including those based in literature... more...

  • Understanding The New Statisticsby Geoff Cumming

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 51.95

    This is the first book to introduce the new statistics - effect sizes, confidence intervals, and meta-analysis - in an accessible way. It is chock full of practical examples and tips on how to analyze and report research results using these techniques. The book is invaluable to readers interested in meeting the new APA Publication Manual guidelines... more...

  • Physical Activity and Educational Achievementby Romain Meeusen; Sabine Schaefer; Phillip Tomporowski; Richard Bailey

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 59.95

    A growing body of research evidence suggests that physical activity can have a positive effect on educational achievement. This book examines a range of processes associated with physical activity that are of relevance to those working in education – including cognition, learning, memory, attention, mood, stress and mental health symptoms – and draws... more...

  • Die trigonometrische Parametrisierung von Kompetenzenby Christoph Fuhrmann

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 39.55

    Christoph Fuhrmann analysiert und erprobt die Anwendung des trigonometrischen Modells, eines neuen Item-Response-Modells. In Abgrenzung zum Rasch-Modell, das bei den PISA- oder TIMMS-Auswertungen verwendet wird, leitet der Autor die mathematischen Eigenschaften des trigonometrischen Modells her und stellt auf Grundlage trigonometrischer Auswertungsstrategien... more...

  • The Conservative Case for Educationby Nicholas Tate

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Conservative Case for Education argues that educational thinking in English-speaking countries over the last fifty years has been massively influenced by a dominant liberal ideology based on unchallenged assumptions. Conservative voices pushing against the current of this ideology have been few, but powerful and drawn from across the political... more...

  • Contesting Governing Ideologiesby Michael A. Peters; Marek Tesar

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Contesting Governing Ideologies is the third volume in the Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice series and represents a collection of texts that provide a cutting-edge analysis of the philosophy and theory of performances of neoliberal ideology in education. In past decades, philosophy of education has provided a critical commentary... more...

  • Moral Panics and School Educational Policyby Grant Rodwell

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    How do the moral panics that have plagued school education since it’s nineteenth-century beginnings impact current school education policy? Research has shown young people to be particularly vulnerable to moral panics and, with the rise of social media, the impact of moral panics on school education is growing exponentially. Increasingly, they are... more...

  • The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schoolsby Zhenzhen Miao; David Reynolds

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    The Effectiveness of Mathematics Teaching in Primary Schools: Lessons from England and China provides a unique insight into the mathematics classrooms of these two countries and arrives at a time when the world is eager to know how Chinese learners consistently excel at learning mathematics and other core subjects. Showcasing the kinds of teaching... more...

  • Education and the Limits of Reasonby Peter Roberts; Herner Saeverot

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    In recent decades, a growing body of educational scholarship has called into question deeply embedded assumptions about the nature, value and consequences of reason. Education and the Limits of Reason extends this critical conversation, arguing that in seeking to investigate the meaning and significance of reason in human lives, sources other than... more...

  • The Anthropology of Education Policyby Angelina E. Castagno; Teresa McCarty

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    Advancing a rapidly growing field of social science inquiry—the anthropology of policy—this volume extends and solidifies this body of work, focusing on education policy. Its goal is to examine timely issues in education policy from a critical anthropological, ethnographic, and comparative perspective, and through this to theorize new ways of understanding... more...