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Educability and Group Differences

Educability and Group Differences

1st Edition

Arthur Jensen
March 25, 2014

Jensen is a controversial figure, largely for his conclusions based on his and other research regarding the causes of race based differences in intelligence and in this book he develops more fully the argument he formulated in his controversial Harvard Education Review article ‘How Much Can We...

Social Control and Education (RLE Edu L)

Social Control and Education (RLE Edu L)

1st Edition

Brian Davies
March 25, 2014

Social control is a central sociological concept which has generated many influential ‘models’ of man in society. This book examines these major models, and examines the rise of compulsory schooling in Britain and the USA and shows us which aspects of education and social control have been...

Matter and Method in Education

Matter and Method in Education

1st Edition

Mary Sturt
March 25, 2014

This volume discusses school practice and methods in the early twentieth century against their historical background. It covers the curriculum, time-tabling, lesson planning, exams and discipline. Each chapter ends with extensive notes and questions for discussion....

Preventing Classroom Disruption (RLE Edu O): Policy, Practice and Evaluation in Urban Schools

Preventing Classroom Disruption (RLE Edu O): Policy, Practice and Evaluation in Urban Schools

1st Edition

David Coulby, Tim Harper
March 25, 2014

There has always been considerable debate about the best solutions to deal with disruptive behaviour in schools. On the one hand is the strategy of segregating disruptive pupils while on the other is a commitment to keeping such pupils in the ordinary school. This book advocates the latter...

Aspects of Educational Change

Aspects of Educational Change

1st Edition

Ivor Morrish
March 25, 2014

In recent years teachers have realized that change has become a permanent factor on the educational scene and therefore its operation or mechanism must not just be accepted, or even rejected, but above all understood. This book presents an approach towards some real understanding of educational...

Benefits Bestowed?: Education and British Imperialism

Benefits Bestowed?: Education and British Imperialism

1st Edition

J. A. Mangan
March 25, 2014

This volume concentrates on the processes and practices of formal education, which shaped, and were shaped by, imperial values, attitudes and behaviour. It is concerned with: The myths and visions of imperialism; The nature and extent of ethnocentric attitudes, declared and undeclared; The...

An Essay Towards A Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K): A Liberal Education for All

An Essay Towards A Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K): A Liberal Education for All

1st Edition

Charlotte M Mason
February 27, 2014

This was the last and most important and comprehensive work of Charlotte Mason, (founder of the Parents’ National Educational Union). For more than half a century the practical results of her original thought on education could be seen in all parts of the world in the Charlotte Mason Method and the...

Advances in Teacher Education (RLE Edu N)

Advances in Teacher Education (RLE Edu N)

1st Edition

V A McClelland, Ved Varma
February 27, 2014

During the 1980s, Britain’s educational system was restructured and redirected. Of the many changes which were made, perhaps the most far-reaching have affected the education of teachers themselves.The contributors to this book have all been centrally involved in the reforming process of teacher...

Education and the Spirit of Man (RLE Edu K)

Education and the Spirit of Man (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

Francis Pollard
February 27, 2014

This volume was the Swarthmore Lecture for 1932, one of an annual series of lectures delivered by and for members of the Society of Friends (Quakers). The lecture discusses the place of education and moral philosophy in the world of the early twentieth century, as well as the place of religious...

Knowledge and Character bound with The Modern Teacher(RLE Edu K)

Knowledge and Character bound with The Modern Teacher(RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

William Archer, A Watson Bain
February 27, 2014

Written before, but published after The First World War, this volume’s plea for a national system of education which will produce a nation of prosperous, morally fulfilled people able to live at peace with other nations is doubly poignant given the sacrifice of the ‘lost generation’. However, the...

Prologue to Education (RLE Edu K): An Inquiry into Ends and Means

Prologue to Education (RLE Edu K): An Inquiry into Ends and Means

1st Edition

John N Wales
February 27, 2014

Many people have come to feel that the controversy on education in Britain has got bogged down in political polemics, and that common polarisations between ‘conventional’ and ‘progressive’, ‘selective’ and ‘comprehensive’, ‘elite’ and ‘democratic’ are both unrealistic and damaging. The author...

Freedom and Choice in Education (RLE Edu K)

Freedom and Choice in Education (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

James Breese
February 27, 2014

Much of the material included here owes it inspiration to discussions held with groups of student teachers in the early 1970s. The book is written for such students and discusses issues such as the acquisition of knowledge, the value of examinations, dependency and religion in education. The book...

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