Multidisciplinary Approaches to Art Learning and Creativity: Fostering Artistic Exploration in Formal and Informal Settings
Education and Muslim Identity During a Time of Tension: Inside an American Islamic School
Dance, Professional Practice, and the Workplace: Challenges and Opportunities for Dance Professionals, Students, and Educators
Challenging Perceptions of Africa in Schools: Critical Approaches to Global Justice Education
Designing for Situated Knowledge Transformation
Karen Knutson, Takeshi Okada, Kevin Crowley
September 03, 2020
This book explores learning in the arts and highlights ways in which art and creativity can ignite learning in schools, informal learning spaces, and higher education. The focus is on learning in, with, and through the arts. Written from a range of international perspectives, Multidisciplinary...
Bessie Dernikos, Nancy Lesko, Stephanie D. McCall, Alyssa Niccolini
April 22, 2020
Passions are high in education, and this edited volume offers bold new ways to conceive of the affective intensities shaping our present historical moment. Concerns over school practices deemed "ineffective," "disruptive," "irrational," or even "promising" are matters modulated by and through...
Aparna Mishra Tarc
March 12, 2020
Critically analyzing the representation of pedagogy in the novels of J.M. Coetzee, this insightful text illustrates the author’s profound conception of learning and personal development as something which takes place well beyond formal education. Bringing together critical and educational theory,...
Lisa M Harrison, Ellis Hurd, Kathleen Brinegar
February 25, 2020
Originally published as a special issue of the Middle School Journal, this book presents integrative curriculum as a foundational element of the middle school. By addressing the current gap in literature on curriculum integration in the middle grades, this text explores how learning can be...
February 25, 2020
Education and Muslim Identity During a Time of Tension explores life inside an Islamic Center and school in present-day America. Melanie Brooks’ work draws on in-depth discussions with community and school leaders, teachers, parents and students to present thoughtful and contemporary perspectives...
Jay Michael Hanes, Eleanor Weisman
January 15, 2020
Grounded in philosophy from John Dewey and Maxine Greene, this book sheds light on difficulties and practicalities of examining culture and politics within the realm of interdisciplinary education. Providing both theoretical and concrete examples of the importance of a contemporary arts education,...
Angela Pickard, Doug Risner
January 14, 2020
Originally published as a special issue of Research in Dance Education, now with an added chapter, this text acknowledges and celebrates the increasingly diverse careers and employment networks in which dance professionals and dance educators are engaged. Addressing issues and developments...
Walter S. Gershon, Peter M. Appelbaum
December 11, 2019
Originally published as a special issue of Educational Studies, this volume demonstrates the ways in which sound considerations can significantly contribute to educational foundations. Regardless of their origin or interpretation, sounds are theoretically and practically foundational to...
Barbara O’Toole, Ebun Joseph, David Nyaluke
December 09, 2019
This book challenges educational discourse in relation to teaching about Africa at all levels of the education system in the Global North, with a specific case study focusing on the Republic of Ireland. The book provides an interrogation of the proliferation of negative imagery of and messages...
Victor Malo-Juvera, Crag Hill
December 05, 2019
Recognizing the determination of a canon as an ongoing process of discussion and debate, which helps us to better understand the concept of meaningful and important literature, this edited collection turns a critical spotlight on young adult literature (YAL) to explore some of the most read, taught...
Nina Bonderup Dohn, Stig Børsen Hansen, Jens Jørgen Hansen
December 02, 2019
How can knowledge developed in one context be put to use in other contexts? How can students learn to do so? How can educators design for learning this? These are fundamental challenges to many forms of education. The challenges are amplified in contemporary society where people traverse many...
May Britt Postholm, Kirsten Foshaug Vennebo
November 21, 2019
Applying Cultural Historical Activity Theory in Educational Settings harnesses research and development for educational improvement, bridging the gap between research and practice. Exploring how collaborations between researchers and practitioners can be used to co-construct solutions to real-world...