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- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 25.00
One day in 1938, John Dewey addressed a room of professional educators and urged them to take up the task of ?finding out just what education is.? Reading this lecture in the late 1940s, Philip W. Jackson took Dewey?s charge to heart and spent the next sixty years contemplating his words. The stimulating result of a lifetime of thinking about... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 95.00
Andreotti illustrates how postcolonial theory is applied in the contexts of educational research/critique and in pioneering pedagogical projects. She offers an accessible and useful overview and comparison of theoretical debates related to critiques of Western/Northern hegemony. more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 44.99
'Service-Learning' als 'Lernen durch Engagement' ist eine pädagogische Methode, die gesellschaftliches Engagement von Schülerinnen und Schülern mit fachbezogenem Lernen im Unterricht verbindet. Für Kinder und Jugendliche aus riskanten Lebenslagen bietet diese Lehr-Lernform ein besonderes Potenzial: Sie werden von Hilfsbedürftigen zu Helfern, lernen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95
Grounded in theory and research, The All-Day Kindergarten and Pre-K Curriculum provides an activity-based and classroom-proven curriculum for educators to consider as they plan and interact with pre-k and kindergarten children. Allowing young children the opportunities to become independent, caring, critical thinkers who feel comfortable asking... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
The challenge this book addresses is to demonstrate how, in teaching content knowledge, the development of intellectual and moral dispositions as virtues is not merely a good idea, or peripheral to that content, but deeply embedded in the logic of searching for knowledge and truth. It offers a powerful example of how philosophy of education can... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
Professor Peter Jarvis has spent over 30 years researching, thinking and writing about some of the key and enduring issues in education. He has contributed well over 30 books and 200 papers and chapters in books on learning theory, adult education and learning, continuing professional education, nurse education, primary school education, distance... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95
Who are the key thinkers in education? What are the hot topics in education? Where will education go from here? The Routledge Companion to Education presents the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide available to the key theories, themes and topics in education. Forty specially commissioned chapters, covering all aspects of education, introduce... more...
- SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99
Diasporic Philosophy and Counter-Education addresses the challenges inflicted by the celebrated "new progressivism". It confronts the current omnipotent progressive anti-humanistic fire and its triumphant anti-Western redemptive crusade at all levels and dimensions of life under the post-metaphysical sky. In this book Diasporic counter-education does... more...
- SensePublishers 2011; US$ 49.99
Few would want to dispute that Jean-Jacques Rousseau was one of the most fascinating figures of the Enlightenment; a man whose interests ranged over a variety of subjects, from politics, to education, to music, to botany. He was also one of the most contradictory and controversial thinkers and exciting writers of his time; the writer of the first modern... more...
- SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99
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...