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Disavowed Knowledge: Psychoanalysis, Education, and Teaching

by Peter Maas Taubman

This is the first and only book to detail the history of the century-long relationship between education and psychoanalysis. Relying on primary and secondary sources, it provides not only a historical context...


Languages of Education: Protestant Legacies, National Identities, and Global Aspirations

by Daniel Tröhler

In this landmark contribution to the study of the formation of the modern school, Daniel Tröhler applies one of the most recognized methods of historical research to an analysis of the "language" of the academic...


Knowledge That Counts in a Global Community: Exploring the Contribution of Integrated Curriculum

by Léonie J. Rennie, Grady Venville & John Wallace

As the third millennium progresses, we are faced with increasing pressures relating to climate change and the sustainability of life on Earth. Concerned citizens are realizing that the responsibility to respond...


Postcolonial Perspectives on Global Citizenship Education

by Vanessa de Oliveira Andreotti & Lynn Mario T. M. de Souza

This volume bridges the gap between contemporary theoretical debates and educational policies and practices. It applies postcolonial theory as a framework of analysis that attempts to engage with and go beyond...


From 'Science in the Making' to Understanding the Nature of Science

by Mansoor Niaz

 The Nature of Science is highly topical among science teacher educators and researchers. Increasingly, it is a mandated topic in state curriculum documents. This book draws together recent research on Nature...


Handbook of Test Development

by Suzanne Lane, Steven M. Downing & Thomas M. Haladyna

Despite the fact that test development is a growth industry that cuts across all levels of education and all the professions, there has never been a comprehensive, research-oriented Handbook to which everyone...


Your First Year As an Elementary School Teacher: Making the Transition from Total Novice to Successful Professional

by Karen Heisinger, Natalie Elkin & Lynne Marie Rominger

Real Solutions and Advice from the Teaching Trenches

Many begin teaching because of a desire to make a difference. But faced with everyday challenges of the classroom, this idealism is often lost. The fact is,...


Supporting Online Students: A Practical Guide to Planning, Implementing, and Evaluating Services

by Anita Crawley

Supporting Online Students shows how effective and efficiently delivered support services improve academic success and course retention for online learners. Drawing on a decade's worth of research, Crawley describes...


Bridging the Transition from Primary to Secondary School

by Alan Howe & Val Richards

The transition from primary to secondary school can often be a difficult time for children, and managing the transition smoothly has posed a problem for teachers at both upper primary and lower secondary level....


Handbook of Asian Education: A Cultural Perspective

by Yong Zhao, Jing Lei & Guofang Li

Comprehensive and authoritative, this Handbook provides a nuanced description and analysis of educational systems, practices, and policies in Asian countries and explains and interprets these practices from...


Learning Outside the Classroom: Theory and Guidelines for Practice

by Simon Beames, Pete Higgins & Robbie Nicol

Learning Outside the Classroom outlines theory and practice that will enable and encourage teachers to systematically and progressively incorporate meaningful outdoor learning opportunities into their daily...


Critical Curriculum Studies: Education, Consciousness, and the Politics of Knowing

by Wayne Au

Critical Curriculum Studies offers a novel framework for thinking about how curriculum relates to students' understanding of the world around them. Wayne Au brings together curriculum theory, critical educational...


The Education of Eros: A History of Education and the Problem of Adolescent Sexuality

by Dennis L. Carlson

The Education of Eros is the first and only comprehensive history of sexuality education and the "problem" of adolescent sexuality from the mid-20th century to the beginning of the 21st.  It explores how professional...


Handbook of Multicultural School Psychology: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

by Giselle B. Esquivel, Emilia C. Lopez & Sara Nahari

This comprehensive handbook offers a beautifully balanced view of the emerging field of multicultural school psychology. The opening section provides an historical overview of how the field has developed, and...


Islamic Education and Indoctrination

by Charlene Tan

Islamic schools, especially madrasahs, have been viewed as sites of indoctrination for Muslim students and militants. Some educators and parents in the United States have also regarded introductory courses on...


Beyond Learning by Doing: Theoretical Currents in Experiential Education

by Jay W. Roberts

What is experiential education? What are its theoretical roots? Where does this approach come from? Offering a fresh and distinctive take, this book is about going beyond "learning by doing" through an exploration...


Learning Theory and Online Technologies

by Linda Harasim

Learning Theory and Online Technologies offers a powerful overview of the current state of elearning, a foundation of its historical roots and growth, and a framework for distinguishing among the major approaches...


Teacher Education Policy in the United States: Issues and Tensions in an Era of Evolving Expectations

by Penelope M. Earley, David G. Imig & Nicholas M. Michelli

What constitutes a high quality teacher education program and what standards teacher candidates should meet before receiving their teaching credential? This volume advances deep understanding of the nature and...


Critical Dispositions: Evidence and Expertise in Education

by Greg Dimitriadis

Set against the current proliferation of global "difference" and economic realignment, Critical Dispositions explores the notions of "evidence" and "expertise" in times of material scarcity. Both have come to...


What Is Curriculum Theory?

by William F. Pinar

This primer for teachers (prospective and practicing) asks readers to question the historical present and their relation to it, and in so doing, to construct their own understandings of what it means to teach,...