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  • Aging Society and ICTby T. Obi; J.P. Auffret; N. Iwasaki

    IOS Press 2013; US$ 145.00

    It is predicted that by 2050, 22% of the world's population will be over 60 years of age. This rapid shift in demographics calls for the development of coherent and forward-looking policies to address the many challenges which will inevitably arise as a result. This book presents 33 articles from the workshop jointly organized by APEC and OECD held... more...

  • Pragmatism and Educational Researchby Biesta; Burbules

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 23.99

    This volume offers an overview of the pragmatic understanding of knowledge and the acquisition of knowledge, and its implications for the conduct of educational research. Pragmatism and Educational Research focuses primarily on the work of John Dewey, and examines the relationship between pragmatism and educational research both in relation to research... more...

  • What Is Education?by Philip W. Jackson

    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... more...

  • The All-Day Kindergarten Curriculumby Doris Pronin Fromberg

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 45.95

    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. more...

  • Education, Experience and Existenceby John Quay

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Education, Experience and Existence proposes a new way of understanding education that delves beneath the conflict, confusion and compromise that characterize its long history. At the heart of this new understanding is what John Dewey strove to expound: a coherent theory of experience. Dewey?s reputation as a pragmatist is well known, but where... more...

  • Forgotten Connectionsby Klaus Mollenhauer; Norm Friesen

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Klaus Mollenhauer?s Forgotten Connections: On Culture and Upbringing is internationally regarded as one of the most important German contributions to educational and curriculum theory in the 20th century. Appearing here in English for the first time, the book draws on Mollenhauer?s concern for social justice and his profound awareness of the pedagogical... more...

  • Democratic Learningby John MacBeath; Lejf Moos

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 61.95

    The time has come to challenge many of the age-old assumptions about schools and school learning. In this timely book leading thinkers from around the world offer a different vision of what schools are for. They suggest new ways of thinking about citizenship, lifelong learning and the role of schools in democratic societies. They question many of the... more...

  • Knowledge and Virtue in Teaching and Learningby Hugh Sockett

    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...

  • Social Reconstruction Learning: Dualism, Dewey and Philosophy in Schoolsby Jennifer Bleazby

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This volume argues that educational problems have their basis in an ideology of binary opposites often referred to as dualism, which is deeply embedded in all aspects of Western society and philosophy, and that it is partly because mainstream schooling incorporates dualism that it is unable to facilitate the thinking skills, dispositions and understandings... more...

  • Making a Difference in Theoryby Gert Biesta; Julie Allan; Richard Edwards

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    Making a Difference in Theory brings together original work from an international group of authors on the roles of theory in educational research and practice. The book discusses the different roles theory plays, can play and should play, both from a historical perspective and in light of contemporary discussions and developments. Particular attention... more...