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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Poststructuralism, Philosophy, Pedagogyby James D. Marshall

    Springer 2004; US$ 209.00

    This book provides an historical and a conceptual background to post-structuralism, and in part to post-modernism, for readers entering the discussions on post-structuralism. It does not attempt to be at the cutting edge of these debates nor to be advancing research in these areas. more...

  • Learning about Educationby David Hamilton

    McGraw-Hill Education 1990; US$ 42.00

    Focuses upon the role that education and schooling have played in the creation, maintenance and transformation of the human species. This book also considers the negative and positive consequences of schooling and education. It is useful for students of education, for those concerned about the future of education and schooling. more...

  • Preface to the philosophy of education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 24)by John Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95

    The author believes that most 'philosophy of education' until now has been little more than the promotion of particular ideologies, and that progress can be made only by a more analytical approach. He therefore outlines the nature of 'philosophy of education' and defines some of its major problems by examining key notions such as the value of education,... more...

  • C.S. Lewisby Steven R. Loomis; Jacob P. Rodriguez

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    Collaborating with the genius of C.S. Lewis, and particularly his brilliant work The Abolition of Man, the authors offer a multi-facetted, interdisciplinary investigation of perennial questions that impact human development and freedom. more...

  • Trends Shaping Education 2010by OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 35.00

    Trends Shaping Education 2010 brings together evidence showing the effects on education of globalisation, social challenges, changes in the workplace, the transformation of childhood, and ICT. To make the content accessible, each trend is presented on a double page, containing an introduction, two charts with brief descriptive text and a set of... more...

  • Education Today 2010by OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 33.00

    What does the OECD have to say about the state of education today? What are the main OECD messages on early childhood education, teacher policies and tertiary education? What about student performance, educational spending and equity in education? OECD work on these important education topics and others have been brought together in a single accessible... more...