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- Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 43.95
Although specific definitions may change over time, few goals are considered more important to education than the pursuit of academic excellence. There are many different viewpoints on this issue today among educational psychologists and other social scientists. One particularly glaring fault line in the debate divides those who emphasize developing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95
David Carr's new text for undergraduates and postgraduates of the philosophy of education seeks to enhance and expand - and in some cases argue against - the discussions arising from the post-war revolution in the subject. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 33.00
This new biennial publication presents the latest available information on 26 major current trends in education, grouped in 9 broad themes (ageing, global challenges, the new economic landscape, work and jobs, the learning society, ICT, citizenship and the state, social connections and values, and sustainable affluence). For each trend,... more...
- SAGE Publications 2003; US$ 55.00
This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in education studies programmes. Prominent contributors in each field provide students with a solid grounding in the areas they will be studying and point the way to further successful study. Also by same author Introduction to... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2007; US$ 27.50
The Educated Mind offers a bold and revitalizing new vision for today's uncertain educational system. Kieran Egan reconceives education, taking into account how we learn. He proposes the use of particular "intellectual tools"—such as language or literacy—that shape how we make sense of the world. These mediating tools generate successive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 49.95
This book argues that the cardinal problem with contemporary education is that it does not have an adequate notion of truth underpinning it. Here, Nejadmehr formulates a new version of the concept of objectivity based on the inclusion of multiple perspectives, including ones from art, philosophy and marginalised groups. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95
A collection of scholarly essays, Complexity Theory and the Philosophy of Education provides an accessible theoretical introduction to the topic of complexity theory while considering its broader implications for educational change. Explains the contributions of complexity theory to philosophy of education, curriculum, and educational research... more...