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  • Making Sense of Educationby David Carr

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 52.95

    Making Sense of Education provides a contemporary introduction to the key issues in educational philosophy and theory. Exploring major past and present conceptions of education, teaching and learning, this book makes philosophy of education relevant to the professional practice of teachers and student teachers, as well of interest to those studying... more...

  • Inventions of Teachingby Brent Davis

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 46.95

    Inventions of Teaching: A Genealogy is a powerful examination of current metaphors for and synonyms of teaching. It offers an account of the varied and conflicting influences and conceptual commitments that have contributed to contemporary vocabularies--and that are in some ways maintained by those vocabularies, in spite of inconsistencies and incompatibilities... more...

  • Education and Imaginationby Raya Jones; Austin Clarkson; Sue Congram; Nick Stratton

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 47.95

    How can Jungian psychology be applied to the educational setting? Education and Imagination explores the application of Jungian perspectives in educational settings, establishing the creative imagination as a critical and necessary feature of learning throughout the lifespan. The book identifies various facets of applying contemporary Jungian... more...

  • Trends Shaping Educationby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    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...

  • Education, Science and Truthby Rasoul Nejadmehr

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95

    What is the main problem of contemporary education? Rasoul Nejadmehr argues that the cardinal problem with education is that it does not have an adequate notion of truth underpinning it. Thinkers mainly tend to veer towards two poles - absolutism and relativism. While a one-sided tendency toward absolutism leads to reified categories of thought and... more...

  • Complexity Theory and the Philosophy of Educationby Mark Mason

    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...

  • Education Todayby OECD Publishing; Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 32.00

    This book presents OECD's main messages regarding the current state of education. Organised into nine sections, this report examines early childhood, schooling, transitions beyond initial education, higher education, adult education, lifelong learning, outcomes and returns, equity, and innovation. Each section offers both key findings and... more...

  • Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Policy and Practice: Decolonizing Community Contextsby Jennifer Lavia; Michele Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    This book provides a space in which struggles for indigenous knowledge within communities are articulated, valued, heard, and responded to. The volume takes change as its focus, yet acknowledges that the origins and significance of change are frequently found to be unsettling. Contributors explore different understandings of change that forge sustainable,... more...

  • Philosophy of Education in the Era of Globalizationby Yvonne Raley; Gerhard Preyer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 53.95

    Terrorism, ethnocentrism, religious tension, competition over limited resources, war - these are just a few of the problems and challenges that have emerged in today's global economy. Globalization both implies and requires economic interdependence; and this should bring with it a heightened sense of the interconnectedness of the participating societies.... more...

  • The New Significance of Learningby Pádraig Hogan

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95

    Reviews the restricting consequences of older and newer forms of paternalism, in education, taking a historical perspective and offering a cohesive sustained argument. more...