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Education, Society and Human Nature (RLE Edu K): An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

Education, Society and Human Nature (RLE Edu K): An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

1st Edition

Anthony O'Hear
June 10, 2014

Intended primarily for education students this book provides an introduction to the philosophy of education that tackles educational problems and at the same time relates them to the mainstream of philosophical analysis. Among the educational topics the book discusses are the aims of education, the...

Beyond Initial Reading (RLE Edu I)

Beyond Initial Reading (RLE Edu I)

1st Edition

John Potts
June 10, 2014

This book sets out a clear and logical framework for the teaching of reading throughout different age groups, whereby systematic progression can be developed within a structured framework. A detailed set of recommendations are offered and are both illustrated and justified, for the teacher to...

The Logic of Education (RLE Edu K)

The Logic of Education (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

Paul H Hirst, R S Peters
June 10, 2014

This book explores the implications for the curriculum, for teaching and for the authority structure of schools and colleges of an analysis of ‘education’ in which the development of knowledge and understanding is accorded a central position. The book explains what philosophy of education is, and...

Everyday Imagining and Education (RLE Edu K)

Everyday Imagining and Education (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

Margaret Sutherland
June 10, 2014

This book discusses the kind of imaginative thinking which is going on all the time without producing the masterpieces of art and culture. The author brings together the body of educational theory, psychological theory and some general opinions about imagination, to provide an account of everyday...

Making Imperial Mentalities: Socialisation and British Imperialism

Making Imperial Mentalities: Socialisation and British Imperialism

1st Edition

J. A. Mangan
June 10, 2014

This book discusses the way in which those born into the British empire were persuaded to accept it, often with enthusiasm. The study compares the perceptions of people at ‘home’, in the dominions and in the colonies. Across the diversity of imperial territories it explores themes such as the...

Education for Adults: Volume 2 Opportunities for Adult Education

Education for Adults: Volume 2 Opportunities for Adult Education

1st Edition

Malcolm Tight
June 10, 2014

This book opens with a survey of the historical evolution of adult education in the UK and leads on to the study of the structure of adult learning. It discusses distance teaching opportunities such as the Open University and the National Extension College, and face-to-face teaching provision in...

Adult Learning in the Social Context

Adult Learning in the Social Context

1st Edition

Peter Jarvis
June 10, 2014

This book is a logical progression from The Sociology of Adult and Continuing Education. The author takes a completely new approach to the subject and puts forward a model of adult learning which is analysed in depth. This model arises from the results of a research project in which adults analysed...

Aubrey on Education: A Hitherto Unpublished Manuscript by the Author of Brief Lives

Aubrey on Education: A Hitherto Unpublished Manuscript by the Author of Brief Lives

1st Edition

J. E. Stephens
June 10, 2014

In 1699 John Aubrey began to compile notes for a scheme for the education of young gentlemen. The manuscript he left has never been published. The editor of the volume organized and re-arranged the text and has provided an historical Introduction and detailed notes. Aubrey gives a graphic account...

Studies in the History of Educational Theory Vol 1 (RLE Edu H): Nature and Artifice, 1350-1765

Studies in the History of Educational Theory Vol 1 (RLE Edu H): Nature and Artifice, 1350-1765

1st Edition

G H Bantock
June 10, 2014

This book examines key theorists in depth in order to give some insight into cultural change as reflected in their curricular recommendations and in the interplay they reveal between the two fundamental educational concepts of ‘artifice’ and ‘nature’. The essays on the various theorists – Erasmus,...

Education: Examining the Evidence

Education: Examining the Evidence

1st Edition

Evelyn E Cowie
June 10, 2014

This volume contains both text and contemporary document which together look at the history of education from the French Revolution to the late twentieth century. The connection between text and documents is closely preserved so that the volume both explains and illustrates the important issues and...

The Irish Education Experiment: The National System of Education in the Nineteenth Century

The Irish Education Experiment: The National System of Education in the Nineteenth Century

1st Edition

Donald H. Akenson
June 10, 2014

This volume focuses on the creation, structure and evolution of the Irish national system of education. It illustrates how the system was shaped by the religious, social and political realities of nineteenth century Ireland and discusses the effects that the system had upon the Irish nation: namely...

The Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K): An Introduction

The Philosophy of Education (RLE Edu K): An Introduction

1st Edition

Harry Schofield
June 10, 2014

There are many students who find philosophy of education difficult, because they have never received teaching in the basic essentials of general philosophy. This book begins by asking the basic question ‘what is philosophy?’ and examines a number of possible answers. Step by step the reader is...

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