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Preface to the philosophy of education (International Library of the Philosophy of Education Volume 24)Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
It is sometimes said that the philosophy of education is not a serious and coherent philosophical area of inquiry. John Wilson examines this argument, taking it as the starting point for his book. He believes that most 'philosophy of education' until now has been little more than the promotion of particular ideologies, and that progress can be made... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 39.99
'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 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Institute of Education Press 2012; US$ 9.95
Miriam Ben-Peretz uses the example of a major period of reform in the Israeli school system to demonstrate how the changing interactions between a number of social, political and ideological factors determine the sorts of reforms that occur. more...