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- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 34.99
For over a half century, educational sociologists have struggled to explain the cause of differential academic achievement in the school. This book attempts to offer an explanation by examining the role played by ascribed characteristics of students (race, gender, and class) and educational practices and structures of schools (testing, tracking, and... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 47.00
Explains the debates around education research: is it high quality? Is it scientific enough? And, is it useful? This book shows how research in education must meet different demands in different places, times, and conditions. It is a useful companion to textbooks on research methodology. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Collaboration in Education establishes a needed framework for school/university collaborations that will be critical for others wishing to reproduce and participate in these partnerships. The contributors explore the elements necessary for sustainable collaboration in order to provide a frame of reference for others doing this work. This volume... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95
A collection of scholarly essays, Complexity Theory and the Philosophy of Education provides an accessible theoretical introduction to the topic of complexity theory while considering its broader implications for educational change. Explains the contributions of complexity theory to philosophy of education, curriculum, and educational research... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 44.00
Examines what theory means for both student and researcher and questions whether the confidence in educational theory is justified. This book also examines some theoretically significant influences on educational thought and practice in the twentieth century. It is intended for academics, researchers, teachers and students of education. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
For the last 100 years, people have argued vigorously about a vast number of educational issues. At the heart of the arguments lies the question: What is the purpose of education? This conflict of educational purpose has seen rifts between academics, educators, politicians and parents. The authors of this book don't believe the conflicts need to be... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 56.95
Extensively revised and updated, this new edition of Fieldwork in Educational Settings will be welcomed by researchers and academics in education and the social sciences. Embracing both sociological and anthropological approaches to qualitative research, the book covers education inside and beyond schools. It emphasises writing up ethnographic research... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 52.95
What are the concepts and theories behind current debates about education? This comprehensive introduction to philosophy of education discusses issues that are of current public interest and debate. It locates education at the heart of questions concerned with culture, ethics, politics, economics and shows how key educational issues have to be approached... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
With four simple truths as his framework, Charles Murray, the bestselling coauthor of The Bell Curve , sweeps away the hypocrisy, wishful thinking, and upside-down priorities that grip America?s educational establishment. Ability varies. Children differ in their ability to learn academic material. Doing our best for every child requires, above all... more...
- R&L Education 2009; US$ 39.99
Teaching for Intellectual and Emotional Learning (TIEL): A Model for Creating Powerful Curriculum will help teachers and teacher educators meet their goals of mastery in basic skills and content knowledge as well as intellectual and social emotional development. Sharing the experiences of real teachers who changed their teaching and helped their students... more...