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Teaching (Principles and practice)

  • Education Systems in Historical, Cultural, and Sociological Perspectivesby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    For nearly half a century, research on education systems has been increasingly popular. However, this popularity was long restricted primarily to internationally linked policy makers and education planners, often backed up by international organizations such the OECD but also by governmental or para-governmental organizations within the individual... more...

  • Collaborative Knowledge Creationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    This book presents perspectives on the knowledge creation metaphor of learning, and elaborates the trialogical approach to learning. The knowledge creation metaphor differs from both the acquisition and the participation metaphors. In a nutshell trialogical approaches seek to engage learners in joint work with shared objects and artefacts mediated... more...

  • Learning, Social Interaction and Diversity ? Exploring Identities in School Practicesby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    The main idea of the book is to contribute to a broader understanding of learning, identity and diversity by presenting actual research findings that were retrieved from classroom settings and related social practices. Learning is to a large extent an ongoing social process as both students and their teachers learn by being part of shared social practices... more...

  • Hermeneutic Phenomenology in Educationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.95

    Hermeneutic phenomenology is a combination of theory, reflection and practice that interweaves vivid descriptions of lived experience (phenomenology) together with reflective interpretations of their meanings (hermeneutics). This method is popular among researchers in education, nursing and other caring and nurturing practices and professions. Practical... more...

  • Understanding Teaching and Learningby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    ? How do children, individually and collectively, make meanings of their learning experiences? ? How can teachers become aware of children?s meaning making on an ongoing basis? ? Is it possible and useful to create an integrated theory of student learning? ? How can classroom research enhance critical understandings of the situated nature of learning... more...

  • Speaking of Teaching . . .by

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    Teaching is a richly multifaceted endeavor. It isn?t always easy to know just where we should focus our thinking and our dialogue. In Speaking of Teaching, six educators talk about their inner selves. They bring the inside out for their own self-exploration. And they bring the inside out for us to view and learn from. They also question the boundaries... more...

  • Waldorfpädagogik in Praxis und Ausbildungby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 39.99

    ?Die Freien Waldorfschulen sehen sich in Deutschland erstmals seit Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs mit dem Problem stagnierender bis leicht rückläufiger Schülerzahlen konfrontiert. Das Vertrauen auf die Tradition der Waldorfpädagogik und die Hoffnung auf Seit Ende des Zweiten Weltkriegs sehen sich die Freien Waldorfschulen in Deutschland erstmals mit dem... more...

  • Preparation, Practice, and Politics of Teachersby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    This edited volume, based on papers presented at the World Congress of Comparative Education (Istanbul, 2010), presents research examining pre-service teacher education, in-service teacher development, and the politics of teachers? work in a variety of geographical regions, including Asia, Africa, Eurasia, Europe, Latin America, and North America.... more...

  • Creating Holistic Technology- Enhanced Learning Experiencesby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    Creating Holistic Technology-Enhanced Learning Experiences: Tales of a Future School in Singapore Editors: Lee Yong TAY & Cher Ping LIM The global level of economic, ecological, social, political and cultural integration across nation states and the rapid advancement of technology have brought about transformations that are part of globalisation.... more...

  • Leadership for Inclusive Educationby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 69.95

    Inclusion is increasingly becoming one of the policy drivers shaping educational discourse and practice. What constitutes the term ?inclusion? itself and how ideas derived from the different perspectives on inclusion impact school leadership practice point to a highly contested field of enquiry. Originally embedded in discourse relating to special... more...