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|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
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|Description:||ix, 259 p. ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||1. Introduction --
2. Education as theory and practice: does it need a scientific basis? What is theory in education for? Contributory or foundation disciplines? Curriculum studies as a source of educational theory. Different kinds of educational theory. Role and nature of ideology. Psychological assumptions required by ideological positions in education. Meta-psychological assumptions and their links with educational ideologies. Teaching: art or applied science? Can teaching have a scientific basis? A science of education and professional knowledge --
3. Psychology: study of humanity or science? Humanity versus science. Ideology and psychology. Professional versus academic psychologies. Historical aspects.
|Series Title:||Routledge research in education.|