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Teaching (Principles and practice)

  • Education Systems in Historical, Cultural, and Sociological Perspectivesby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    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$ 49.99

    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...

  • Hermeneutic Phenomenology in Educationby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Realising Exemplary Practice-Based Educationby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    For educators, scholars, practitioners and researchers this book offers an opportunity to explore and engage with practice-based education theories and concepts in real life teaching spaces. It is a place to see theory embodied and situated within PBE practices. It is also an opportunity to see how educators and scholars from other disciplines are... more...

  • Preparation, Practice, and Politics of Teachersby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Leadership for Inclusive Educationby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • STEM Project-Based Learningby

    SensePublishers 2013; US$ 49.99

    This second edition of Project-Based Learning (PBL) presents an original approach to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) centric PBL. We define PBL as an ?ill-defined task with a well-defined outcome,? which is consistent with our engineering design philosophy and the accountability highlighted in a standards-based environment.... more...

  • Bausteine einer Bildungsgangtheorieby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 79.99

    Der Band dokumentiert eine perspektivenreiche, engagierte und durchaus auch streitige Auseinandersetzung um ein für die Zukunft von Bildung entscheidend wichtiges Konzept. more...

  • Handbook of Quantitative Methods for Educational Researchby

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    As part of their research activities, researchers in all areas of education develop measuring instruments, design and conduct experiments and surveys, and analyze data resulting from these activities. Educational research has a strong tradition of employing state-of-the-art statistical and psychometric (psychological measurement) techniques. Commonly... more...

  • Echoesby

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 49.99

    Echoes: Ethics and Issues of Voice in Education breaks new ground in the field of education research ethics, by examining different perspectives on the role, influence and importance of voice. Drawing on a variety of philosophical and paradigmatic approaches, Echoes: Ethics and Issues of Voice in Education examines how and the different ways in... more...