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  • EMBODIMENT AND EDUCATIONby Marjorie O'Loughlin

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Discursive accounts of the body have been prominent over the years. While acknowledging the usefulness of these, the author, drawing upon specific philosophers of the body and a range of other theorists, focuses attention on the experiencing body which she refers to as 'creatural existence'. more...

  • Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinkingby Richard R. Valencia

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 47.95

    Deficit thinking is a pseudoscience founded on racial and class bias. It "blames the victim" for school failure instead of examining how schools are structured to prevent poor students and students of color from learning. Dismantling Contemporary Deficit Thinking provides comprehensive critiques and anti-deficit thinking alternatives to this oppressive... more...

  • Intuition und fachliches Lernenby Kerstin Oschatz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 49.99

    Jeder Mensch verinnerlicht typische Perspektiven auf die Welt und nutzt sie als implizites Wissen automatisch und intuitiv zur Orientierung. Dazu gehören auch Vorstellungen zur Entstehung und Verlässlichkeit von Wissen, sogenannte epistemische Überzeugungen. Implizites Wissen und seine Bedeutung für menschliches Denken steht im Zentrum vieler moderner... more...

  • Imagined Truthsby Bryant Griffith

    Springer 2012; US$ 49.95

    Education is often envisioned as a linear, one-way, cause-and-effect process, with teaching as the cause, learning as the effect. But the relationships are less tidy, less passive, and more cyclical than that. There is a continuous cycle of inquiry, discovery, and integration, leading to further inquiry. Technology facilitates the exchange of information,... more...

  • Modern Educational Mythsby Bob O'Hagan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    Focusing on some of the fallacies in the education system in the UK, the contributors to this text dissect controversial topics including: are higher pass rates the key to success?; is school really a community?; does good management create a good school?; and can A-levels survive? more...

  • Schulentwicklungby Armin Muftic

    Tectum Verlag 2013; US$ 18.66

    Unter dem Schlagwort "Schulentwicklung" wird aktuell viel über Verbesserungen des Schulwesens diskutiert. Im Lehrerkollegium kursiert "Schulentwicklung" als Alltagswort, in der Bildungspolitik ist sie ein politisches Schlagwort und in der Wissenschaft ein theoretischer Begriff. Immer mehr Innovationsprojekte und Modelle werden inzwischen mit diesem... more...

  • Rationality Redeemed?by Harvey Siegel

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    In Educating Reason, Harvey Siegel presented the case regarding rationality and critical thinking as fundamental education ideals. In Rationality Redeemed? , a collection of essays written since that time, he develops this view, responds to major criticisms raised against it, and engages those critics in dialogue. In developing his ideas and... more...

  • Encountering Education in the Globalby Fazal Rizvi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    In the World Library of Educationalists , international experts compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces ? extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and practical contributions ? so the world can read them in a single manageable volume. Readers will be able to follow the themes... more...

  • Learning Communities in Educationby Barry Cocklin; Kennece Coombe; John Retallick

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 201.00

    Learning Communities in Education explores the theory and practice of learning communities from an international perspective. Covering primary/elementary, secondary and tertiary levels in a variety of educational contexts, leading researchers discuss: * theoretical issues and debate * processes and strategies for creating learning communities * learning... more...

  • What's the Point of School?by Guy Claxton

    Oneworld Publications 2013; US$ 19.95

    What's the Point of School? takes the reader beyond the sterile debates about City Academies and dumbed-down exams in order to reveal the key responsibility of education today: to create students who enjoy learning. With their emphasis on stressful exams and regurgitation of information, Guy Claxton claims that schools are currently doing more harm... more...