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Understanding & using challenging educational theories

Author: Karl Aubrey; Alison Riley
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Some of the most important developments in educational thought have been put forward by theorists who have challenged existing notions about the aims of education and its role in society. But how do these ideas relate to today's classrooms and how can you use them to improve your own teaching practice? This textbook gives you a clear overview of fifteen thinkers who have offered challenging perspectives on  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Aubrey; Alison Riley
ISBN: 9781473955806 1473955807 1473955793 9781473955790
OCLC Number: 965761474
Description: vi, 232 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Abraham Maslow: The father of American humanism --
Carl Rogers: The father of client-centred therapy --
A.S. Neill: Freedom to learn --
John Goodlad: The renewal of teaching and learning, schools and teacher education --
Basil Bernstein: Language codes, social class, pedagogy and the curriculum --
Pierre Bourdieu: Theory of society --
Michel Foucault: Power, surveillance, discipline and control in education --
Nel Noddings: Caring in education --
Lawrence Stenhouse: Linking the curriculum with theory, research and practice --
Henry Giroux: Critical pedagogy --
Howard Gardner: Multiple intelligences and education --
John Holt: Unschooling or home schooling --
bell hooks: Education as the practice of freedom --
Jack Mezirow: Transformative learning --
Linda Darling-Hammond: Equity in education --
policy, teachers, and teaching.
Other Titles: Understanding and using challenging educational theories
Responsibility: Karl Aubrey and Alison Riley.

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Takes students to the next level in educational theories by giving a clear overview of a selection of thinkers who have offered challenging perspectives on education.  Read more...

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An excellent companion to Aubrey and Riley's `Understanding and Using Educational Theories', this book presents the ideas of more peripheral and contemporary theorists, serving to extend and enrich Read more...

 
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