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  • Kinderstärken - Kinder stärkenby Petra Büker

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Kinder verfügen für die Gestaltung ihrer pluralen, komplexen Lebenswelten über enorme Stärken, die es durch Familie, Peers sowie pädagogische Fach- und Lehrkräfte als kompetente Mit-Akteure zu erkennen und zu stärken gilt. Diese Grundidee wird in der Reihe "KinderStärken" aufgegriffen und entlang der Lebensspanne von der Geburt bis zum Übergang... 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...

  • 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...

  • Lehren bildet?by Karl-Josef Pazzini; Marianne Schuller; Michael Wimmer

    transcript 2014; US$ 29.19

    Bildung, so wird behauptet, sei zu einer zentralen Ressource geworden, die besser gefördert werden müsse. Der tief greifende Umbau von Schule und Universität gehorcht diesem ökonomischen Imperativ und verkehrt die Bildungsinstitutionen in berufspragmatisch ausgerichtete Lernanstalten. Der Lehrer wird zum apparativ-instrumentellen Faktor - als »Coach«,... more...

  • Liberty and Educationby Geoffrey Hinchliffe

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This book takes the thinking of Quentin Skinner, Philip Pettit and J.G.A. Pocock on republican liberty and explores the way in which this idea of liberty can be used to illuminate educational practice. It argues that republican liberty is distinct from both positive and negative liberty, and its emphasis on liberty as non-dependency gives the concept... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    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...

  • On Rousseauby Kenneth Wain

    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...

  • Philosophy and Educationby Joanna Haynes; Ken Gale; Melanie Parker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 43.95

    Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to philosophy and education. It skilfully guides readers through this challenging and sometimes complex area bringing key philosophical ideas and questions to life in the context and practice of education. There is also a companion website to accompany... more...

  • Philosophy of Educationby Nel Noddings

    Westview Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    Provides a comprehensive overview of the field in relation to teaching, learning, research, and educational policy. more...

  • Pragmatism and Educational Researchby Biesta; Burbules

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 25.99

    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...