Within United Kingdom About this Item: Sage Publications Ltd, United Kingdom, 2016. For all enquiries, please contact Herb Tandree Philosophy Books directly - customer service is our primary goal. New discussion of the 2014 National Curriculum in England and the political processes and ideologies underpinning it. The layout is inviting and not in the least forbidding to the inexperienced amongst those delving into the area of educational research. Drawing on their knowledge of the discipline they synthesize themes in a way which positions education as a study in its own right. Orthodoxy, though, is not always firmly founded, and the authors of Ability Grouping in Education Judith Ireson and Susan Hallam, Paul Chapman Publishing £16.
This new edition includes:A range of video discussion boxes throughout the book and linked to the companion website exploring key issues related to each chapter. We offer a free ebook reader to download with our books where users can freely make notes, highlight texts and do citations and save them in their accounts. Throughout, the book has useful sections for reflecting on learning' - Dr Claire Tupling, Department of Childhood Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University In my opinion, the strengths of this text are many. Key text for students of Education Studies for over a decade, leading readers through the field's key ideas, concepts and debates. Topics it covers well include teacher management and teacher professionalism' - Michael Duffy, Times Educational Supplement This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in education studies programmes. This book will be essential reading for students on educational studies courses.
Secondly, the fact that a companion website has been created to support the books is of particular significance. It introduces the student to various methodologies and enables them to conduct their own small scale research projects. The length of each chapter averages twenty-five pages providing enough detail to introduce and develop main arguments. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account. Dimension: 241 x 171 x 13.
This key text provides an overview of current theoretical issues, areas of study and major themes that are covered in education studies programmes. The conclusion adequately summarises the content, with each chapter culminating with student tasks, further reading and relevant, current references. Prominent contributors in each field provide students with a solid grounding in the areas they will be studying and point the way to further successful study. Drawing from the main educational themes of sociology, philosophy, history, psychology and policy, Bartlet. The recommended reading list at the end of each chapter gives a summary of each, this will help the reader decide whether to access the material.
Steve's research interests are in practitioner research where he has worked with networks of teachers on the development of their classroom evaluations. This book will guide and support students through their research, offering practical advice on designing, planning and completing the research , collecting and analysing data and on writing up. It also takes a multidisciplinary approach to the study of education, drawing on the authors' extensive experience of teaching and course development at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Diana has a Masters and PhD in the field of Educational Psychology. She worked for many years at Manchester Metropolitan University leading teacher education programmes and was a secondary school teacher before that. First, it is very readable; the tone is engaging and encourages the reader to work through the whole text.
The cover may have some limited signs of wear but the pages are clean, intact and the spine remains undamaged. We have a wide range of 500,000 ebooks in our portfolio and the number of titles are increasing daily. Not Signed; Introduction to Education Studies has proven itself to be the key text for students of Education Studies for over a decade, leading readers through the field's key ideas, concepts and debates. Doing a small-scale research project is a compulsory element of an Education Studies degree. This book develops a number of key areas applicable for individuals studying a variety of educational programmes and would serve as a good initial reader to gain an overview of a specific area before reading further. This volume considers the significance of research in education.
Enhanced coverage of special educational needs, discussing how policy has evolved historically and in more recent times throughout the New Labour and Coalition governments. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Essentially the target audience are Education Studies undergraduates but may also be an invaluable resource to any student new to the study of education through other disciplines. This book has clearly been well maintained and looked after thus far. Chapters include: - globalization - differentiation - early childhood - special needs - citizenship and education - lifelong learning - post-compulsory education - higher education - management and professionalism in teaching - education and economic development. The inclusion of video discussion and companion website links are particularly useful features and are welcome additions to the text.
The third strength is the inclusion of reader reflexion boxes, containing questions or topics for consideration. Also by same author Introduction to Education Studies Steve Bartlett, Diana Burton, Nick Peim. She holds a Masters degree and PhD from the University of Birmingham and has published several books and journal articles on aspects of education studies and teacher development. It is therefore suitable for both academic and non-academic readers who need to gain knowledge and understanding in both quantitive and qualitative approaches in research. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the key issues for education researchers bartlett steve burton diana m gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging.