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Wahlstr├Âm, Ninni, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2022
This book explores how different classroom discourses and concepts of knowledge permeate teaching in high- and low-performance classrooms. Drawing on empirical research from classrooms in Sweden, it presents a theory-based framework for classroom research. The book examines the central concepts of knowledge, curriculum, pedagogy and equity to…
Descriptors: Academic Language, High Achievement, Low Achievement, Foreign Countries
Hooley, Neil – Routledge Research in Education, 2022
Emerging from the confusion and chaos of neoliberal economic systems around the world, this book brings together a collection of major philosophical ideas from previous centuries and applies them to the practice of education. The book argues that pragmatist philosophy is the most appropriate to guide the organisation of curriculum, pedagogy and…
Descriptors: Educational Philosophy, Praxis, Social Environment, Social Influences
Tamboukou, Maria, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2022
This edited volume explores how Stephen Ball's work has shaped the field of the sociology of education worldwide. Written by internationally based researchers who are Ball's former PhD students, it draws on different strands of his work to show what it means to think, write, and do research inspired by Ball's theory, methodology, and epistemology.…
Descriptors: Sociology, Research, Ethics, Educational Research
Sorensen, Nick – Routledge Research in Education, 2022
The Improvising Teacher offers a radical reconceptualization of improvisation as a fundamental element of teacher expertise. Drawing on theories of improvisation and expertise alongside empirical research, the book argues that teacher expertise is fundamentally improvisatory. The book provides a theoretical model for teacher expertise that is…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Creative Teaching, Expertise, Teacher Competencies
Monkman, Karen, Ed.; Frkovich, Ann, Ed.; Proweller, Amira, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2022
This volume offers a timely collection of research-based studies that engage with contemporary conditions of precarity across an array of locations, exploring how it is understood, experienced, and acted upon by educators in schools, universities, and nonformal educational spaces. Precarity presents as layered, unpredictable, destabilizing, and…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Social Justice, Multicultural Education, Educational Policy
Gurney, Laura, Ed.; Wang, Yi, Ed.; Barnard, Roger, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2022
The book provides a grounded, narrative exploration of contemporary qualitative PhD research in the fields of language education and applied linguistics. The chapters are authored by current and former PhD candidates studying in New Zealand, with commentaries from international experts in the field. The book contains ten chapters in addition to…
Descriptors: Doctoral Students, Student Research, Applied Linguistics, Second Language Instruction
Jeynes, William, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2022
Offering contributions from international leaders in the field, this volume builds on empirically informed meta-analyses to foreground relationship-based aspects of parental involvement in children's education and learning. Chapters explore how factors including parent-child communication, cultural and parental expectations, as well as…
Descriptors: Parent Participation, Academic Achievement, Educational Psychology, Meta Analysis
Chan, Cecilia Ka Yuk – Routledge Research in Education, 2022
Chan's book explores the challenges in assessing experiential learning, deepens our understanding, and inspires readers to think critically about the purpose of assessment in experiential learning. Experiential learning has been studied and proven to be effective for student learning, particularly for the development of holistic competencies (i.e.…
Descriptors: Experiential Learning, Evaluation Methods, Student Evaluation, 21st Century Skills
Nelson, Robert – Routledge Research in Education, 2022
In this book, Robert Nelson reminds us that one of the most important elements of teaching and learning is to inspire and to be inspired. Given that inspiration itself has evolved through metaphor, the inquiry distinguishes inspirational learning by its peculiarly metaphoric character. We acknowledge that students respond to passion and…
Descriptors: Influences, Figurative Language, Academic Aspiration, Motivation
Yamazumi, Katsuhiro – Routledge Research in Education, 2021
By applying cultural-historical activity theory and expansive learning theory to educational research, this volume illuminates new forms of educational activities as collaborative interventions in schools and communities where learners and practitioners generate expansive learning so that they can collectively transform their activities and expand…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Educational Research, Social Theories
Davidson, Neil, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2021
Offering first-hand insights from the early originators of Cooperative Learning (CL), this volume documents the evolution of CL, illustrating its historical and contemporary research, and highlights the personal experiences which have helped inspire and ground this concept. Each of the chapters in "Pioneering Perspectives in Cooperative…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Competition, Teaching Methods, Educational Theories
Lowe, Roy – Routledge Research in Education, 2021
"Schooling and Social Change in England since 1760" offers a powerful critique of the situation of British education today and shows the historical processes that have helped generate the crisis confronting policymakers and practitioners at the present time. The book identifies the key phases of economic and social change since 1760 and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Change, Educational Change, Educational History
Katsikis, Demetris – Routledge Research in Education, 2021
"Towards Rational Education" explores how education can become rational by serving character building, rational thinking and the common good. It uses evidence-based psychology, philosophy, sociology and political science to support transforming education and provides a brand-new framework for effective universal education. This book…
Descriptors: Moral Values, Moral Development, Values Education, Teaching Methods
Saeverot, Herner, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2021
"Meeting the Challenges of Existential Threats through Educational Innovation" is the first book of its kind to provide an educational and systematic analysis of problems and solutions regarding the most pressing threats that humankind is facing. The book makes a case for the importance of education responding to significant threats;…
Descriptors: Educational Innovation, Social Problems, World Problems, Climate
Palframan, Shirley – Routledge Research in Education, 2021
"Multimodal Signs of Learning" proposes a methodology to uncover evidence of learning in students' multimodal compositions. Informed by social semiotic theory, the book tracks representation of subject content from physical and embodied teaching resources to students' handmade artefacts and physical presentations. Using materials from…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Secondary School Students, History Instruction, Science Instruction
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