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The English Educational System

The English Educational System

1st Edition

G A N Lowndes
March 25, 2014

Written expressly for the lay reader this volume combines statistics, achievements and failures of the educational system in England in the 20th century into a concise survey, set against the social, economic and political background of the mid 1960s. Primary, secondary and further education are...

Educational Objectives and the Teaching of Educational Psychology

Educational Objectives and the Teaching of Educational Psychology

1st Edition

Edgar Stones
March 25, 2014

The purpose of this book is to promote discussion about educational objectives generally and objectives in the teaching of educational psychology in particular. To this end, Part 1 contains a review of the literature concerned with these two subjects, and also reports on investigations into...

Observing Children in the Primary Classroom (RLE Edu O): All In A Day

Observing Children in the Primary Classroom (RLE Edu O): All In A Day

1st Edition

Richard Mills
March 25, 2014

In a sequence of observations of six children aged 5-11 in six different state schools this book offers a slice of classroom life, a microcosm of the educational scene. Since the book was first written there have been many changes in the curriculum, structure, governance and funding of British...

Readings in Educational Psychology

Readings in Educational Psychology

1st Edition

Edgar Stones
March 25, 2014

The papers in this volume relate to the nature and conditions of classroom learning, with particular emphasis on the cognitive aspects. They are concerned with the question of concept formation and stress the importance of the teacher’s function in ensuring that the child really has assimilated the...

The 'Girl Question' in Education (RLE Edu F): Vocational Education for Young Women in the Progressive Era

The 'Girl Question' in Education (RLE Edu F): Vocational Education for Young Women in the Progressive Era

1st Edition

Jane Bernard-Powers
March 25, 2014

This book is a history of the genesis and development of vocational education for young women in the United States. Home economics, trade training and commercial education – the three key areas of vocational training available to young women during the progressive era – are the focus of this work....

Educational Reform: The Task of the Board of Education

Educational Reform: The Task of the Board of Education

1st Edition

Fabian Ware
March 25, 2014

As well as examining the history and contemporary state of primary and secondary education in England and Wales at the turn of the 19th Century, this volume provides comparative analyses of the education of Germany, Denmark and the British Empire (particularly India). Commercial, industrial and...

Deviance in Classrooms (RLE Edu M)

Deviance in Classrooms (RLE Edu M)

1st Edition

David H Hargreaves, Stephen Hester, Frank J Mellor
March 25, 2014

When originally published this book reported the first major application of ‘labelling theory’ to deviance in classrooms. The authors explore the nature of classroom rules, show how they constitute a pervasive feature of the classroom, and examine the ways in which teachers use these rules as...

An Introduction to Educational Psychology

An Introduction to Educational Psychology

1st Edition

Edgar Stones
March 25, 2014

This book introduces students of education to the elements of educational psychology. It also relates as closely as possible the findings of research to classroom practice. In order to make clear the fundamental processes involved in psychological development, the book starts with a study of the...

Higher Education: Patterns of Change in the 1970s

Higher Education: Patterns of Change in the 1970s

1st Edition

John Lawlor
March 25, 2014

This volume focuses on the changing pattern of tertiary education in the UK and the emphasis of the contributions is on the challenges and opportunities rather than the problems and difficulties of educationists at this level. The contributors are all leading figures in the educational world, and...

The Changing Urban School

The Changing Urban School

1st Edition

Robert Thornbury
March 25, 2014

The author takes a long look at what goes on in schools, and the roles played by people specifically concerned with them: but finally the problems of the school are seen as indissolubly bound up with the changes that have overtaken urban life. The school cannot be isolated, teachers, administrators...

Educational Theory and Its Foundation Disciplines (RLE Edu K)

Educational Theory and Its Foundation Disciplines (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

Paul H Hirst
March 25, 2014

At the time this book was first published the disciplines of philosophy of education, educational psychology, sociology of education and the history of education had developed rapidly. The papers in this volume outline the developments that took place. The first paper analyses the nature of a...

Education for Sale

Education for Sale

1st Edition

Eric Midwinter
March 25, 2014

Teachers, schools and education authorities invariably hide their considerable lights and their public relations techniques are often inadequate for broadcasting the invaluable work accomplished in schools. This book offers clear-cut and highly –practical advice for every teacher from pre-school to...

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