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Foundations of Education Studies


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This is a series of books written specifically to support undergraduate education studies students. Each book provides a broad overview to a fundamental area of study exploring the key themes and ideas to show how these relate to education. Accessibly written with chapter objectives, individual and group tasks, case studies and suggestions for further reading, the books will give students an essential understanding of the key disciplines in education studies, forming the foundations for future study.

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Placements and Work-based Learning in Education Studies: An introduction for students

Placements and Work-based Learning in Education Studies: An introduction for students

1st Edition

Jim Hordern, Catherine A. Simon
January 20, 2017

Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to placements and work-based learning, providing an insight into work in schools and education settings. Including case studies to illustrate the diversity of placements and workplace...

Psychology and Education

Psychology and Education

1st Edition

Diahann Gallard, Katherine M. Cartmell
December 08, 2014

There are a number of psychological themes which are key to really understanding education: for example, the internal processes of learners, the nature of learning in culture and the influences on teaching and learning. Written specifically for education studies students, Psychology and Education...

Philosophy and Education: An introduction to key questions and themes

Philosophy and Education: An introduction to key questions and themes

1st Edition

Joanna Haynes, Ken Gale, Melanie Parker
November 18, 2014

Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to philosophy and education. It skilfully guides readers through this challenging and sometimes complex area bringing key philosophical ideas and questions to life in the context and practice of...

Policy and Education

Policy and Education

1st Edition

Paul Adams
January 16, 2014

Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to education policy. It aims to help the reader understand what is meant by educational policy, how policy can be made and the main discourses that have driven education. Capturing the essential...

Research and Education

Research and Education

1st Edition

Will Curtis, Mark Murphy, Sam Shields
November 15, 2013

Educational researchers take a number of decisions that define the credibility and scope of their enquiry – the approaches they adopt, the strategies they employ, the methods they use and the ways they present their findings. This core text provides an easy-to-read, comprehensive introduction to...

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