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Education for Peace (RLE Edu K)

Education for Peace (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

Herbert Read
June 10, 2014

This book deals with the everlasting problem of war and peace. In it, the author argues that mankind must be predisposed for peace by the right kind of education and he discusses how to devise methods of education which will prevent war....

The Rationality of Feeling (RLE Edu K): Learning From the Arts

The Rationality of Feeling (RLE Edu K): Learning From the Arts

1st Edition

David Best
June 10, 2014

This volume emphasizes the necessity for arts teachers to nurture the personal development of their students by expanding their artistic understanding and creativity. In aiming to provide a broader understanding for the effective teaching of the arts, the author provides powerful reasons for seeing...

Classroom Language: What Sort (RLE Edu O)

Classroom Language: What Sort (RLE Edu O)

1st Edition

Jill Richards
June 10, 2014

The acquisition and use of language are just as vital to children’s learning when the newer classroom methods are being employed as ever they were when the more traditional approaches were being used. Child centred learning has increasingly influenced language use and language work in the classroom...

Classroom Environment (RLE Edu O)

Classroom Environment (RLE Edu O)

1st Edition

Barry J Fraser
June 10, 2014

The increasing impact of performance based judgments on schools and teachers in the classroom has its critics and supporters. Some oppose the trend and seek to deny the importance of quantitative measures. Others have sought to find ways of implementing educational measurement constructively and...

The Arts in the Primary School

The Arts in the Primary School

1st Edition

Rod Taylor, Glennis Andrews
June 10, 2014

Firmly based on the authors’ personal experience, this book tackles a wide range of issues relating to the teaching of the arts in the primary school. The authors illustrate how primary children of all ages can be educated to both know about and to practice all the major art forms, and how a school...

How Different From Us: A Biography of Miss Buss and Miss Beale

How Different From Us: A Biography of Miss Buss and Miss Beale

1st Edition

Josephine Kamm
June 10, 2014

Frances Mary Buss, who began her teaching career at fourteen, was only twenty-three when she founded the North London Collegiate School, the forerunner and model of Girls’ High Schools throughout the country. Her friend Dorothea Beale was for nearly fifty years Principal of Cheltenham Ladies...

Cognitive Science: Contributions to Educational Practice

Cognitive Science: Contributions to Educational Practice

1st Edition

Marlin L Languis, James J Buffer, Daniel Martin, Paul J Naour
June 10, 2014

This volume brings together theory, research and development in cognitive neuro-science. It investigates the neural processes involved in cognition and learning, using developments in computer technology to study the brain in action and other topographic brain mapping. Electrical activity patterns...

Power & Authority in British Universities

Power & Authority in British Universities

1st Edition

Graeme Moodie, Rowland Eustace
June 10, 2014

In facing the question ‘who runs the universities’, the authors have carried out over a period of years an extensive programme of interviews, both formal and informal, as well as a detailed study of documents. Their findings are written up in the language of politics – in terms of power, authority,...

Education in the Post-War Years: A Social History

Education in the Post-War Years: A Social History

1st Edition

Roy Lowe
June 10, 2014

This book provides an overview of the relationship between the sweeping social changes of the post-war period and education in England. It outlines the major demographic cultural and socio-economic developments which made new demands of the education service during the twenty years following the...

Educating the Virtues (RLE Edu K): An Essay on the Philosophical Psychology of Moral Development and Education

Educating the Virtues (RLE Edu K): An Essay on the Philosophical Psychology of Moral Development and Education

1st Edition

David Carr
June 10, 2014

Tracing the views on moral life of such past philosophers as Plato, Aristotle and Kant, as well as of such theorists as Durkheim, Freud, Piaget and Kohlberg, the author sets forth a full discussion of the nature and educational implications of the idea of moral virtue....

Society and the Teacher's Role (RLE Edu N)

Society and the Teacher's Role (RLE Edu N)

1st Edition

Frank Musgrove, Philip H Taylor
June 10, 2014

This study describes research into teachers’ role conceptions and uncertainties in different types of school and neighbourhood. The authors examine in particular pupils’ and parents’ conceptions of the teacher’s role, and the conflicts which teachers experience when they are exposed to different...

Dreams and Education (RLE Edu K)

Dreams and Education (RLE Edu K)

1st Edition

J C Hill
June 10, 2014

Written at a time when the psychology of education was still in its infancy, this volume explains the scientific interpretation of dreams. The importance of the Dream Mind in normal behaviour, and in the production and appreciation of literature and art, is illustrated by numerous examples....

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