Introduction to Education Studies

In this fully updated fifth edition of this much-loved textbook, you will be introduced to different ways of looking at education, supported by links to classic and contemporary research.

Author: Steve Bartlett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1529733324

Category: Education

Page: 464

View: 160

In this fully updated fifth edition of this much-loved textbook, students will be introduced to different ways of looking at education, supported by links to classic and contemporary research. Built around the essential themes of psychology, history, policy and sociology that underpin Education Studies courses, key updates include: · New ‘Applying Critical Evaluation’ tasks to help develop your analytical skills · Analysis of recent curriculum developments including EY assessment, Ebacc and T-levels · Examination of education policy up to, and including, 2019 · Enhanced discussion of educational neuroscience and the science of learning

Education Studies

This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in Education Studies programs

Author: Steve Bartlett

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780761940500

Category: Education

Page: 275

View: 583

This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in Education Studies programs

An Introduction to Education Studies

Each chapter is written in an accessible style and provides the reader with start points for further study. This book serves as a true course companion to meet the needs of students and lecturers working on Education Studies programmes.

Author: Sue Warren

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 1441136401

Category: Education

Page: 176

View: 348

An Introduction to Education Studies presents a concise overview for students who are new to this area of academic study. Part 1 introduces the reader to the main themes they will encounter in their study of education such as the sociology of education, the philosophy of education, comparative education, and ethics for educators. Part 2 explores the contexts within which education takes place in order to stimulate further thinking about education in action. Issues such as disaffection, pupil voice and breaking barriers to learning are introduced to give the reader a feel for such issues and how they might approach them. Through discussions of relevant literature and research, and the use of case studies and exploratory activities, students are encouraged to actively engage with their learning about theories and disciplines within the study of education and the contexts in which learners live and work. Each chapter is written in an accessible style and provides the reader with start points for further study. This book serves as a true course companion to meet the needs of students and lecturers working on Education Studies programmes. Prospective teachers may also find the book of interest as the subject matter is discussed in terms of theory and practical applications in a range of educational contexts.

Education Studies

The book helps you to extend your understanding of educational issues beyond schools to other phases of educational provision.

Author: Murphy

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335237630

Category: Education

Page: 213

View: 376

The book helps you to extend your understanding of educational issues beyond schools to other phases of educational provision.

Studying Education An Introduction To The Key Disciplines In Education Studies

"This book provides an authoritative, ‘state of the art’ introduction to the key disciplines of education studies.

Author: Dufour, Barry

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335241050

Category: Education

Page: 208

View: 753

"This book provides an authoritative, ‘state of the art’ introduction to the key disciplines of education studies. It provides useful study activities and concise introductory notes on key texts, key figures, key centres and key journals in each discipline. A valuable and highly readable addition to the education studies literature." Clive Harber, Professor of International Education, University of Birmingham, UK This book is a comprehensive, student-friendly text, introducing you to the main education disciplines in one handy volume. In a lively and accessible manner, it examines the academic disciplines that underpin our understanding of education and the contexts within which learning takes place. The book covers the seven main subject disciplines that contribute to education as a broad field of study - history of education, politics of education, philosophy of education, economics of education, sociology of education, psychology of education and comparative education. Key features include: Seven extended chapters all written by specialist and experienced academics in their field A brief overview and history at the beginning of each chapter, followed by a selection of key themes and topics within the discipline Boxed summaries of key theorists and researchers throughout each chapter Tasks for the reader, along with extensive referencing and suggestions for further reading and research Studying Education is essential reading for students on Education Studies or PGCE courses, as well as all of those interested in or involved with education or schooling. Contributors: Rebecca Allen, Clyde Chitty, Will Curtis, Barry Dufour, Diahann Gallard, Angie S. Garden, Debbie Le Play, Richard Waller

A Student s Guide to Education Studies

The first publication of this book in 2002 helped to define the nature of the subject, introducing topics into the field which had not been previously considered.

Author: Stephen Ward

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136483055

Category: Education

Page: 232

View: 913

A Student’s Guide to Education Studies is a much-needed resource for any undergraduate making their first explorations into the fascinating world of education. The first publication of this book in 2002 helped to define the nature of the subject, introducing topics into the field which had not been previously considered. This new edition brings the subject up to date with the latest thinking and research on policy, globalisation, learning and knowledge, offering an accessible and wide-ranging introduction to a diverse range of topics and issues in education. Now fully updated to reflect rapid and significant changes in the field, this third edition considers topical issues including: the political dimension of education, the national debate about schooling and poverty, the marketisation of education, the end of Every Child Matters, the Coalition Government’s policies for academies and free schools. Organised around three enduring themes - Education Policy and Politics, Global and Environmental Education, and Learning, Knowledge and the Curriculum - each chapter contains summary points, questions for discussion, and annotated suggestions for further reading. With a distinctive international and global focus, A Student's Guide to Education Studies is an essential resource for all students of Education Studies.

Placements and Work based Learning in Education Studies

Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to placements and work-based learning, providing an insight into work in schools and education settings.

Author: Jim Hordern

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317558588

Category: Education

Page: 140

View: 893

Written specifically for education studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to placements and work-based learning, providing an insight into work in schools and education settings. Including case studies to illustrate the diversity of placements and workplace opportunities, it explores the theory and practice of working in educational contexts and supports students as they develop the skills and aptitudes that enhance their employability. With the aim of helping students to prepare for and get the most out of their work placements, chapters include: the nature of work-based learning on placement; preparing for your placement; placements in schools and other educational settings; learning on field trips and study visits; working with students with specific learning difficulties/dyslexia on placement; international placements. Part of the Foundations of Education Studies series, this textbook is essential reading for students undertaking courses in Childhood Studies, Child and Youth Studies and Education Studies.

Exploring Education Studies

Exploring Education Studies is a rich and multi-layered investigation of the world of education.

Author: Vivienne Walkup

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317862619

Category: Education

Page: 472

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Exploring Education Studies is a rich and multi-layered investigation of the world of education. Although aimed at Education Studies courses, the book’s thematic approach also makes it an excellent general introduction to education. Building around four central themes – psychology, sociology, current policy and global education – the authors’ lively discussions capture the essence of this diverse subject area.

The Routledge Education Studies Textbook

Should the liberal state support religious schooling? Are developments in post-14 education reducing the divide between the academic and the vocational? Do schools contribute to social and community cohesion?

Author: James Arthur

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136035907

Category: Education

Page: 300

View: 442

The Routledge Education Studies Textbook is an academically wide-ranging and appropriately challenging resource for students beyond the introductory stages of a degree programme in Education Studies. Written in a clear and engaging style, the chapters are divided into three sections that examine fundamental ideas and issues, explore educational contexts, and offer study and research guidance respectively. To support the development of critical thinking, debates between contributors are interspersed within sections and address the following questions: Do private schools legitimise privilege? Should the liberal state support religious schooling? Are developments in post-14 education reducing the divide between the academic and the vocational? Do schools contribute to social and community cohesion? Do traditional and progressive teaching methods exist or are there only effective and ineffective methods? Educational Research: a foundation for teacher professionalism? Each chapter opens with an overview of the rationale behind it and closes with a summary of the main points. At the end of every chapter key questions are posed, encouraging the student to critically reflect on the content, and suggestions for further reading are made. The Routledge Education Studies Textbook is essential reading for students of Education Studies, especially during second and third years of the undergraduate degree. It will be of interest to trainee teachers, including those working towards M Level. A companion volume, The Routledge Education Studies Reader by the same editors, contains key classic and contemporary academic articles and has been designed to be used alongside this Textbook.

An Introduction to the Study of Education

Taking the reader from the early years through to lifelong learning, it examines all forms of education and learning. This new edition includes ten completely new chapters and a step-by-step guide to essay writing.

Author: David Matheson

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136253947

Category: Education

Page: 446

View: 866

This fully updated, fourth edition of An Introduction to the Study of Education provides a comprehensive and reflective introduction to the study of education, inviting students to question what education is, who it is for and what purpose it serves. Taking the reader from the early years through to lifelong learning, it examines all forms of education and learning. This new edition includes ten completely new chapters and a step-by-step guide to essay writing. There is also a companion website to accompany the book, featuring additional chapters which can be visited at www.routledge.com/cw/matheson.This fully updated, fourth edition provides: a full exploration of the historical, sociological, philosophical and psychological roots of education; a clear focus on the individual levels of education – preschool, compulsory, post-compulsory and lifelong learning; the latest debates within special educational needs; an in-depth examination of learning styles; insights into the historical development of education and the role of, and background to, research in education; a focus on current educational practice and diversity across the United Kingdom and Ireland. Written in a clear and accessible style, this is the essential core text for all beginning students on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Education Studies and all those interested in education today, where it came from and where it is going.

Studying Education

This new text for education undergraduates covers a broad range of themes from across the education sector and focuses on some key contemporary issues.

Author: Janet Lord

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1529723493

Category: Education

Page: 320

View: 642

An introduction to the study and exploration of education. This book gives readers a strong introduction to what education is, the challenges it faces and how to study education at university and beyond. It also explores how educationalists research, engage with debate and explore particular themes and how this impacts on their practice. This book: Covers key themes, foundation knowledge and essential theory from across the education sector Supports students in knowing what to study and understand – and how to study and develop their understanding Helps readers to see the ‘bigger picture’ of education Includes support for academic writing, critical exploration of themes, evaluating evidence and engaging with debates

Education Studies in Ireland

This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the five key disciplines that form the foundation of the study of education: Philosophy of Education, History of Education, Sociology of Education, Curriculum Studies, Psychology of ...

Author: Brendan Walsh

Publisher: Gill & Macmillan Ltd

ISBN: 0717155412

Category: Education

Page: 178

View: 962

A unique book providing a critical overview of the foundation disciplines of education. This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the five key disciplines that form the foundation of the study of education: Philosophy of Education, History of Education, Sociology of Education, Curriculum Studies, Psychology of Education.

Education Studies in Aotearoa New Zealand

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the core disciplines, and contemporary concerns, that inform the study of education in Aotearoa.

Author: Annelies Kamp

Publisher: Nzcer Press

ISBN: 9781988542799

Category: Education

Page: 298

View: 375

This book provides a comprehensive introduction to the core disciplines, and contemporary concerns, that inform the study of education in Aotearoa. As a collection, the work provides a critical account of education policy trajectories and speculates on their limits and possibilities in the changing social and political landscape of Aotearoa New Zealand in the first half of the 21st century. The work has two aims. First, to serve as an introductory text for students in initial teacher education and other education programmes. Secondly, to be a resource for practitioners, policy makers, administrators and other stakeholders seeking to update their knowledge of the disciplines that comprise education studies, and their application in the current environment. It builds on the premise detailed in the Introduction: that all educational theory--in Aotearoa and beyond--must be understood and applied with due regard to personal, historical, and global context.

An Introduction to Educational Research

Throughout the book, authors Chad R. Lochmiller and Jessica N. Lester illuminate complex research concepts using problems of practice confronting educators to help readers make meaningful connections with key concepts and research practices ...

Author: Chad R. Lochmiller

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1483319512

Category: Education

Page: 336

View: 930

Written specifically for education practitioners, An Introduction to Educational Research: Connecting Methods to Practice approaches research methods from a practice-first perspective that aligns research with professional experiences and identifies the tools and resources readers can use when conducting their own research. Throughout the book, authors Chad R. Lochmiller and Jessica N. Lester illuminate complex research concepts using problems of practice confronting educators to help readers make meaningful connections with key concepts and research practices. The authors present balanced coverage across research methodologies that is linked to practice, so readers clearly see research as a tool they can use to improve classrooms, schools, districts, and educational organizations.

Introduction to Educational Research

The Second Edition of Introduction to Educational Research expertly guides readers through the steps of the research methods process to help them plan and compose their first educational research project.

Author: Craig A. Mertler

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 1506366155

Category: Education

Page: 344

View: 557

The Second Edition of Introduction to Educational Research expertly guides readers through the steps of the research methods process to help them plan and compose their first educational research project. With a conversational writing style, author Craig A. Mertler covers all aspects of the research process and addresses a wide range of research methodologies, including: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed-Methods, and Action Research. No prior familiarity with the principles, procedures, or terminology of educational research is required, allowing novice students to clearly understand research concepts and learn to effectively apply them in their own studies. SAGE edge FREE online resources for students that make learning easier. See how your students benefit. Available with Perusall—an eBook that makes it easier to prepare for class! Perusall is an award-winning eBook platform featuring social annotation tools that allow students and instructors to collaboratively mark up and discuss their SAGE textbook. Backed by research and supported by technological innovations developed at Harvard University, this process of learning through collaborative annotation keeps your students engaged and makes teaching easier and more effective. Learn more.

An Introduction to Early Childhood Studies

' - Stephanie Evans, University of Cumbria 'Fully up-to-date with an accessible layout and style and a balance between current research, theory and practice, this new edition will prove to be a valuable resource for all students and ...

Author: Trisha Maynard

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446296261

Category: Education

Page: 352

View: 886

'An excellent text which offers students a rounded view of early years in the context of political agendas, while still maintaining the child at the centre of provision and understanding.' - Stephanie Evans, University of Cumbria 'Fully up-to-date with an accessible layout and style and a balance between current research, theory and practice, this new edition will prove to be a valuable resource for all students and practitioners.' - Jan Marks, Senior Lecturer, Early Years, University of Chester 'This should be a key text for all studying and teaching in the field of early years.' - Ioanna Paliologou, Centre for Educational Studies, University of Hull This new edition of an iconic book examines the key themes involved in the study of young children and childhood from a variety of disciplines and international perspectives, making essential links between theory and practice to help you apply your learning in real-life settings. Key additions: New chapters on cultural-historical child development and childhood in a digital age Renewed emphasis on reflective practice across Part 4, supporting and encouraging your professional development New Reflection Points encourage deeper discussion and critical reflection, ideal for testing your understanding The latest on changes in early years policy and practice Throughout, case studies, exercises and links to further reading help you engage with key issues and test your learning, making it easier for you to get to grips with all aspects of your course.

The Study of Education An Introduction

An Introduction to the Study of Education considers the nature, aims and purposes of education. >

Author: Jane Bates

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

ISBN: 0826499767

Category: Education

Page: 181

View: 523

An Introduction to the Study of Education considers the nature, aims and purposes of education. >

Lifelong Learning in the UK

Written specifically for Education Studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to lifelong learning and the impact it has on all areas of society.

Author: Anne O'Grady

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136340963

Category: Education

Page: 126

View: 207

Written specifically for Education Studies students, this accessible text offers a clear introduction to lifelong learning and the impact it has on all areas of society. Assuming no prior knowledge of the subject, it explores what lifelong learning is, where learning can and does take place and who is accessing it. Offering a clear overview of the different strands to lifelong learning, the book examines the concept of lifelong learning drawing on key policy initiatives and strategies. Each section outlines the types of individuals who are most likely to access lifelong learning within and across these strands including, for example, migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, unemployed adults, carers and guardians, older age-groups and returning learners. Chapters cover: adult and community learning; higher education; further education; work-based learning; prison and probation learning. Including supporting tasks and reflection activities, this textbook will give students a broad understanding of lifelong learning and its role in supporting adults throughout their life both socially and economically. Lifelong Learning in the UK is an essential introductory text for students on undergraduate courses in Education Studies.

Psychology and Education

Looking at factors that influence learning and attainment, the book discusses themes such as the relationship between cognition and emotion, emotional intelligence and motivation.

Author: Diahann Gallard

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317667115

Category: Education

Page: 128

View: 113

There are a number of psychological themes which are key to really understanding education: for example, the internal processes of learners, the nature of learning in culture and the influences on teaching and learning. Written specifically for education studies students, Psychology and Education is an accessible text that offers a clear introduction to educational psychology on education studies programmes. It considers the key psychological ideas that will support students' understanding of how different individuals and groups of individuals learn and behave in educational contexts and settings. Looking at factors that influence learning and attainment, the book discusses themes such as the relationship between cognition and emotion, emotional intelligence and motivation. Throughout, the emphasis is on encouraging the reader to avoid stereotyping, attributions and rigid views of learner ability. Features include: a focus on only the most relevant psychological themes case studies to exemplify key points extended research tasks reflection points. Part of the Foundations of Education Studies series, this timely textbook is essential reading for students coming to the study of educational psychology for the first time. It will ensure that undergraduate students are confident and competent with core psychological ideas related to education and help them to understand how different individuals learn and behave in educational contexts and settings.

A Concise Guide to Education Studies

This book explores key contemporary issues in education, featuring the latest theoretical perspectives and policies, aimed at supporting the professional development and understanding of those working or intending to work in the education ...

Author: Duncan Hindmarch

Publisher: Critical Publishing

ISBN: 191110683X

Category: Education

Page: 168

View: 470

This book explores key contemporary issues in education, featuring the latest theoretical perspectives and policies, aimed at supporting the professional development and understanding of those working or intending to work in the education sector. Both school- and college-based education have faced rapid change over the last few years. A strong research base around the impact of these changes is emerging, enabling a critically informed debate on policy and practice developments. The book provides an up to date evidence-based overview of key changes, their underlying rationale and an examination of alternative viewpoints. The content is concise and focused while still developing readers’ critical thinking skills through tasks embedded within each chapter as well as a distinct section on critical reflective thinking. Other key topics include inclusion, leadership, community education, comparative education, research and education futures.