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Engaging in Action Research

by Jim Parsons, Kurtis Hewson, Lorna Adrian & Nicole Day

You don't need a tweed jacket to be a researcher—in thousands of schools across North America, practicing teachers conduct studies on best practices, alternative approaches, and effective learning strategies....


Educating for Creativity

by Robert Kelly

Bringing creativity into mainstream educational practice has become a mantra among educators. But what does creative practice in education really look like? Take a journey with educator and artist Robert Kelly...


Cardiomyopathy...Keeping you on Track

by Margot Maurice

Non fiction. This book was written for the 20th anniversary of the Association known as Cardiomyopathy Australia and celebrated with the biennial seminar at the culmination of Cardiomyopathy Week 2014 that runs...


The "Reason" of Schooling: Historicizing Curriculum Studies, Pedagogy, and Teacher Education

by Thomas S. Popkewitz

Problematizing the "reason" of schooling as historical and political, in this book leading international and interdisciplinary scholars challenge the common sense of schooling and the relation of society, education,...


Sent to Hell from Ann Arbor: A College Student's World War One

by Carl E. W. L. Dahlstrom

College Junior drives truck taking ammunition to the front and hauling wounded back, WWI


Philosophy of Educational Research

by Richard Pring

This classic text in educational research literature has been thoroughly updated to take into account new philosophical theories and the current political context for educational research. Remaining, however,...


Constructing Narratives of Continuity and Change: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Researching Lives

by Hazel Reid & Linden West

In this volume, academics and researchers across disciplines including education, psychology and health studies come together to discuss personal, political and professional narratives of struggle, resilience...


Demythologizing Educational Reforms: Responses to the Political and Corporate Takeover of Education

by Arthur T. Costigan & Leslee Grey

There are dozens of myths surrounding educational reform today, maintaining the school's role in economic competitiveness, the deficiency of teachers, the benefits of increased testing, and the worthiness of...


Education Reform and the Concept of Good Teaching

by Derek Gottlieb

In an effort to address the problems confronting the American education system, the Obama administration has issued structural and systematic reforms such as Race to the Top. These initiatives introduce new...


Improving Survey Methods: Lessons from Recent Research: Lessons from Recent Research

by Uwe Engel, Ben Jann & Peter Lynn

This state-of-the-art volume provides insight into the recent developments in survey research. It covers topics like: survey modes and response effects, bio indicators and paradata, interviewer and survey error,...


Chinese Students' Writing in English: Implications from a Corpus-Driven Study

by Maria Leedham

Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written...


Lesson Study: Professional Learning for Our Time

by Peter Dudley

This book introduces readers to the development of Lesson Study (LS) in the UK, making historical connections to the growth of Lesson Study in Japan, East Asia, the US and Europe. It explains how to conduct...


On Critical Pedagogy

by Henry A. Giroux

A sweeping survey of the current state of Critical Pedagogy, offering inspiration�to�everybody invested in the future of radical educational change.


Teen Money 101

by Stacia Morris

Teen Money 101, a timely educational book on teen financing and money management. A compelling, teen friendly, informative book, Teen Money 101 teaches practical every day money management skills to young people...


Education and Philosophy: New perspectives on the work of John White

by Judith Suissa, Carrie Winstanley & Roger Marples

John White is one of the leading philosophers of education currently working in the Anglophone world. Since first joining the London Institute of Education in 1965, he has made significant contributions to the...


Ecojustice Education: Toward Diverse, Democratic and Sustainable Communities, Second Edition: Toward Diverse, Democratic, and Sustainable Co

by Rebecca A. Martusewicz, Jeff Edmundson & John Lupinacci

EcoJustice Education offers a powerful model for cultural ecological analysis and a pedagogy of responsibility, providing teachers and teacher educators with the information and classroom practices they need...


Crafting Scholarship in the Behavioral and Social Sciences: Writing, Reviewing, and Editing: Writing, Reviewing, and Editing

by Robert M. Milardo

Crafting Scholarship helps readers improve their writing and publishing success in academia. Framed within the context of the editorial and peer review process, the book explores writing, editing, and reviewing...


Teaching Virtue: The Contribution of Religious Education

by Marius Felderhof & Penny Thompson

In much of the world, religious traditions are seriously valued but, in the context of religious plurality, this sets educationalists an enormous challenge. This book provides a way forward in exploring religious...


The Teacher Wars: A History of America's Most Embattled Profession

by Dana Goldstein

In her groundbreaking history of 175 years of American education, Dana Goldstein finds answers in the past to the controversies that plague our public schools today.

Teaching is a wildly contentious profession...


Frank L. McVey and the University of Kentucky

by Eric Moyen

In 1917, fifty-two years after its founding, the University of Kentucky faced stagnation, financial troubles, and disturbing reports of nepotism, resulting in a leadership crisis. A special committee investigated...